Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2001.031.020
Description Photographic print of artwork advertising a movie. The painting was done by Andrew Hill Wootten and was displayed in the lobby of the Tivoli Theatre. Andy Wootten was employed as an artist at the Tivoli Theatre during the 1930s. He painted images of movie stars and scenes for upcoming attractions that were displayed in and around the Tivoli. The painting was mounted in an elaborate corner display in a faux-Egyptian style. The whole display was next to the staircase in the Tivoli lobby. The display was used to advertise the next week's coming attractions. Painting is of Janet Gaynor and advertising "Daddy Longlegs" which Gaynor was starring in with Warner Baxter. According to imdb.com the movie premiered in 1931.
Date 1931
Print size 7.00" x 5.00"
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Accession number 2001.031