Buck Jones in Hello Trouble: 1937

Buck Jones in Hello Trouble: 1937

Midcity theater, Washington, D.C.. Great old photo with vintage western movie posters. The name on the window above the Midcity sign to the right is S. H. Dudley, producer and promoter. Sherman H. Dudley was an African American actor, developed the first black vaudeville circuit, produced minstrel shows and owned theaters. He also served as general manager and treasurer of the Colored Actors' Union. Photo taken in 1937 by photographer John Vachon. FSA/OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.