Collection Spotlight: Film lobby cards, McCord/Renshaw Collection


For the February collection spotlight from the McCord/Renshaw Collection, this collection contains motion picture lobby cards primarily from the early 1930s. The majority of the films in this collection are represented by a complete set (eight 11 x 14″ lobby cards) and include the original envelope in excellent condition. The earliest films in the collection are from the early 1920s and include Camille of Barbary Coast (1925), A Doll’s House (1922), Geared to Go (1924) and The White Sheep (1924). The collection includes lobby cards from several noteworthy films such as The Invisible Man, The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932) and Scarface (1932).

Please take a look at the detailed finding aid available through Texas Archival Resources Online here:

Feature image: A Doll’s House (1922), Courtesy of McCord/Renshaw Collection, Bywaters Special Collections, Hamon Arts Library, Southern Methodist University

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