Emperor Jones Poster 1937



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English: TITLE: "The Emperor Jones" by Eugene O'Neill with Ralph Chesse's Marionettes

CALL NUMBER: POS - WPA - CA .01 .E55, no. 1 (B size) [P&P]

REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZC2-1141 (color film copy slide)

SUMMARY: Poster for Federal Theatre Project presentation of "The Emperor Jones" at the Columbia theater, showing a woodcut design of a man in military uniform holding a handgun.

MEDIUM: 1 print (poster) : silkscreen, color.

CREATED/PUBLISHED: [California : Federal Art Project, 1937]

RELATED NAMES: O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. Emperor Jones.

               Federal Theatre Project (U.S.), sponsor.

NOTES: Work Projects Administration Poster Collection (Library of Congress).

Serial no. 771.

Posters of the WPA / Christopher DeNoon. Los Angeles: Wheatly Press, c1987, no. 118.

Published in: Eyes of the nation : a visual history of the United States / Vincent Virga and curators of the Library of Congress ; historical commentary by Alan Brinkley. New York : Knopf, 1997.

SUBJECTS: Theatrical productions--1930-1940.

FORMAT: Theatrical posters 1930-1940.

         Screen prints Color 1930-1940.

REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

DIGITAL ID: (color film copy slide) cph 3b49041

             Original found at [1] 

VIDEO FRAME ID: LCPP003B-49041 (from color film copy slide)

CARD #: 97514066
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