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Underworld Motion Picture Stills Collection

Collection Data

Reproduction of a poster advertising Oscar Micheaux's movie "Underworld" featuring Bee Freeman and Oscar Polk. A postcard also included, depicting a scene from the movie.
Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-1951 (Director)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1937 (Questionable)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Motion pictures
Freeman, Bee, 1899-1986
Polk, Oscar
African American motion picture actors and actresses
Feature films
Content: Images bear captions and written information.
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 1 print; 11 x 7 cm.
Extent: 1 print; 11 x 16 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG091000204-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11606198
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d38d9b00-d91c-0135-31a5-237a667cd476
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