Poster for Rock 'N Roll Revue

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Description
Large pink poster featuring cut out photographs of faces of musicians. Faces include Joe Turner, Dinah Washington, Lionel Hampton, Nat "King" Cole, Duke Ellington, Larry Darnell, The Clovers, and Ruth Brown. Near each face is a caption indicating who each person is. Along the top is black scripted text [Rhythm-Packed and Star-Studded]. On the right side, about half way down is a white square with musical lines and notes bordering each edge. When the square is pink text [ROCK 'N / ROLL / REVUE]. In the center of the poster, on the left border of the square is a logo for [KALEIDOSCOPIC / WONDERCOLOR]. In the lower right corner, additional artists are listed [Plus / COLES & ATKINS / MARTHA DAVIS / LITTLE BUCK / DELTA RHYTHM BOYS / MANTAN MORELAND / LEONARD REED / "NIPSY"RUSSELL / M.C. WILLIE BRYANT]. Along the very bottom of the poster in the lower right corner is a graphic of a film strip with the letters [S/F], each with a film frame. On either side of the graphic is the production company [A STUDIO FILMS / PRODUCTION].
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
1955
Object number
2013.46.15
Distributed by
Studio Films, Inc., American, 1951 - 1956
Subject of
Dinah Washington, American, 1924 - 1963
Lionel Hampton, American, 1908 - 2002
Nat King Cole, American, 1919 - 1965
Duke Ellington, American, 1899 - 1974
Ruth Brown, American, 1928 - 2006
The Delta Rhythm Boys, American, 1934 - 1987
Mantan Moreland, American, 1902 - 1973
Willie Bryant, American, 1908 - 1964
Big Joe Turner, American, 1911 - 1985
Larry Darnell, American, 1921 - 1983
The Clovers, American, founded 1946
Coles & Atkins, American, 1940 - 1959
Martha Davis, American, 1917 - 1960
Leonard Reed, American, 1907 - 2004
Nipsey Russell, American, 1918 - 2005
Little Buck, American
Topic
African American
Actors
Film
Jazz (Music)
Musical films
Rock and roll (Music)
Place made
United States, North and Central America
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 41 15/16 × 28 1/4 in. (106.5 × 71.8 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Type
posters