BEWARE (1946) Lobby card ft. Louis Jordan and band (1946)
BEWARE (1946) Vintage original 11 x 14” (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Louis Jordan and his Tympany Five, Valerie Black, Frank Wilson, Milton Woods, dir: Bud Pollard; Astor Pictures. Musical about a college which is about to go destitute when an alumnae, now a famous band leader, comes through with the funds to save it. Louis Jordan and company provided the swing music. An important all-black film which mirrored the mainstream theme of putting on a show for a cause.
This scene card of Louis and band playing in a classroom calls the film “the first truly great All Colored musical feature.” Pinhole at each of four corners, minor corner wear, chip to bottom left corner. A one-inch (2.5 cm.) tear at mid left edge. VERY GOOD+.
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