A lobby card for the movie The Duke is Tops. The card features a color image of a woman (Lena Horne) and a man (Ralph Cooper) facing each other. The woman is wearing a red dress and has a yellow scarf tied around her neck. She is wearing a large corsage of purple and yellow flowers. The man is dressed in a suit and tie and is holding a piece of paper in his left hand and holding her hand with his right. The background is a light green. There is a large circle in the bottom left corner with text that reads [HARRY M. POPKIN / PRESENTS / Ralph / Cooper / the DUKE is TOPS / Swing Musical Sensation]. The text is red, yellow, and green and at the bottom of the circle is an illustration in blue of female dancer figures on a stage with a staff of musical notes. In small red letters in the bottom left corner of the image is [MADE IN U.S.A.]. The verso of the poster has a stamp in black ink for [DUNCAN POSTER SERVICE].


  • Title: Lobby card for The Duke is Tops
  • Date Created: 1938
  • Physical Dimensions: H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: Actors and actresses, Musical films, Race films, Motion pictures, Jazz (Music)
  • Medium: ink on poster board

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