ARE YOU LOOKING TO BUY MOVIE POSTERS OR RELATED ITEMS? We are the world's leading auctioneer of movie posters and related items. You are currently on one of our non-auction pages. We auction 3,000+ items every TWO WEEKS. To learn more about our auctions, click here. To register to bid on our auctions, click here.

About eMoviePoster.com:

In the past 30 years, we have auctioned MORE movie paper for MORE money than ANY other auction company, period!

EVERY item we auction starts at $1, with NO reserve, and NO buyers premium, and EVERY item is honestly described, with an unenhanced super-sized image!

We charge consignors the lowest rates of ANY major auction, and we have held over 1,657,000 online auctions!

Go to our current auctions in our Auction Galleries, and you will quickly see why we are the most trusted auction site!

eMoviePoster.com was founded in 1999 as the first all-movie poster auction website. We have auctioned well over 1.6 MILLION posters, lobby cards, stills and related items through our auctions since 1999, surely the most of any online auction!

eMoviePoster.com

eMoviePoster.com - The most trusted vintage original movie poster site & the only major online auction with no buyers premiums!
Auction History Result

Lot #: 317 SHOW BOAT ('29) linen 1sheet

Date Sold 6/24/2000
Sold For: Login or Register to see sold price.
Appears in Vintage Hollywood Posters 3
CATALOG SOLD OUT

The image at right appears in the auction catalog we published as shown above and was sold long ago and we do NOT have it available for purchase.



An Original Vintage Linenbacked One-Sheet Movie Poster (1sh) (Learn More)

Edna Ferber's Show Boat, the 1929 Harry A. Pollard epic romantic riverboat musical ("Carl Laemmle has the honor to present Universal's Motion Picture triumph"; "Carl Laemmle's motion picture triumph!"; "Combined with the musical hits from the Ziegfeld stage production by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein 2nd"; "SEE and HEAR the original Ziegfeld stars"; "from the novel by Edna Ferber"; "From the stage play by Ziegfeld"; produced by Carl Laemmle; written by Oscar Hammerstein II, with music by Hammerstein and Jerome Kern) starring Laura La Plante, Joseph Schildkraut, Otis Harlan, Alma Rubens, Emily Fitzroy, Jane La Verne, Helen Morgan, Jules Bledsoe, Tess Gardella (billed as "Aunt Jemima"), Stepin Fetchit, and the Plantation Singers (billed as "with the 'Plantation Singers' singing the songs that made them famous"). Note that this film was originally made as a silent film, but some hasty re-shoots and an added prologue were included in a part-talkie part-singing version that was released at the same time, but most of the talking and singing parts have been lost (but hopefully someone will rediscover them someday). Universal remade the movie in 1936, and that includes Paul Robeson singing "Ol' Man River", and it was remade again in 1951, but it is unlikely to ever be remade again, due to the unfortunate stereotypes of black African Americans presented in the movie (but which were accurate to how African Americans were treated at the time).
NOTE: Click on linked names to see a biography.
If you know who did the art (if any), please let us know.

Condition: very good.
Learn More about condition grades

Complete Buyer Protection - No time limit on our guarantees & NO buyer beware
Hershenson Help Hotline - Direct line to Bruce (our owner!) for urgent problems
Also, please read the following three pages of in-depth Customer Reviews of our company - Page 1, Page 2, Page 3, which shows you in our customers' own words exactly what makes our company and our auctions so very different from all others!


LAMP Approved - Founding Sponsor since 2001 - eMoviePoster
Postal Mailing Address:
Bruce Hershenson, P.O. Box 874, West Plains, MO 65775. 
(For our UPS or FedEx address, click here)
phone: +1 417 256-9616     fax: +1 417 257-6948
E-mail: Contact Us
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CDT)