Lobby Cards

Lobby Cards: The Great Flamarion (1945)

Around 1910, movie theatres began printing what came to be known as lobby cards as a means of advertising currently showing films. Typically issued in sets of eight, they featured still images accompanied by the film’s title and selected credits: usually including the producer or director, distributor, and starring names. Until about 1930 lobby cards measured 8 x 10 inches and…

Lobby Cards: The Apartment (1960)

* * * Around 1910, movie theatres began printing what came to be known as lobby cards as a means of advertising currently showing films. Typically issued in sets of eight, they featured still images accompanied by the film’s title and selected credits: usually including the producer or director, distributor, and starring names. Until about 1930 lobby cards measured 8 x…