TODDY PICTURES (ca. 1945) Set of 6 lobby cards from Black cast films$300.00
[New York]: Toddy Pictures, [ca. 1945]. Set of six (6) vintage original 11 x 14″ (28 x 36 cm.) lobby cards, with very slight signs of scattered handling, generally NEAR FINE to JUST ABOUT FINE.
Toddy was a company which specialized in distributing Black cast films to segregated African American movie theaters. These six cards are for re-releases of five different Black cast films:
— VOODOO DEVIL DRUMS (1934, originally released as DRUMS O’ VOODOO) Horror film set in Louisiana.
— CROOKED MONEY (1940, originally released as WHILE THOUSANDS CHEER) Two different cards from this film with football star Kenny Washington about rigged sports games.
— PIGMEAT’S LAUGH HEPCATS (1940, originally released as MR. SMITH GOES GHOST) Horror comedy starring Pigmeat Markham.
— RACKET DOCTOR (1940, originally released as AM I GUILTY?)
— MR. WASHINGTON GOES TO TOWN (1941).