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Opium den.
United Artists Corporation (Distributor)
Ullman Manufacturing Co. (Lithographer)

Billy Rose Theatre Division Lobby Cards

Broken blossoms (Motion picture)

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1919
Place: New York :
Publisher: Ullman Mf'g,
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-LC
Shelf locator: *T-LC Broken blossoms, 1919
Advertising -- Motion pictures
Barthelmess, Richard, 1895-1963
Burke, Thomas, 1887-1945
Crisp, Donald, 1880-1974
Film adaptations
Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993
Griffith, d. W. (David Wark), 1875-1948
Motion pictures -- United States -- 1911-1920
Silent films -- United States
Broken blossoms (Motion picture)
Lobby cards
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Advertising cards for the silent film Broken Blossoms, intended for display in movie theater lobbies. Depicts scenes showing the yellow man and the child (played by Lillian Gish), an opium den, a boxing fight, and Caucasian sailors in a brawl with the yellow man and a black? sailor. Directed by D. W. Griffith, the film featured Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, and Donald Crisp.
Content: Alternate title: Broken blossoms, or, the yellow man and the girl.
Content: Broken Blossoms was adapted from the story, The Chink and the child, by Thomas Burke.
Content: Posters & lobby cards
Content: Some edges torn; magazine pages glued to backs; two lobby cards glued back to back.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16513587
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cdcdc5e0-c6cb-012f-88da-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1919: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Opium den." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1919. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-4074-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Opium den." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 13, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-4074-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1919). Opium den. Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47d9-4074-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Opium den.