Poster for "Turn to the Right" | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society

Poster

Poster for "Turn to the Right"

Poster for "Turn to the Right" | Poster | Wisconsin Historical Society
Color lithograph poster on paper. The top caption reads: "For fun" and alongside it in larger letters is "Turn to the right." The "i" in Right" is depicted as an eye, rebus style. Further to the right top is: "Produced by Winchell Smith and John L. Golden." Below the title is "The comedy that will live forever," and underneath this is "Entire original cast and production." Below a page line break reads "Winchell Smith and John E. Hazzard authors." The image shows the three former cellmates grouped with arms around one another and casting affectionate looks. The caption at bottom reads: "Pals always -- Muggs, Joe and Gilly."

About This Image

This image is not for sale due to copyright or donor restrictions. You may be able to license it for use from its creator. Please contact us for more information:

DESCRIPTION
Color lithograph poster on paper. The top caption reads: "For fun" and alongside it in larger letters is "Turn to the right." The "i" in Right" is depicted as an eye, rebus style. Further to the right top is: "Produced by Winchell Smith and John L. Golden." Below the title is "The comedy that will live forever," and underneath this is "Entire original cast and production." Below a page line break reads "Winchell Smith and John E. Hazzard authors." The image shows the three former cellmates grouped with arms around one another and casting affectionate looks. The caption at bottom reads: "Pals always -- Muggs, Joe and Gilly."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:89857
Creation Date:circa 1917
Creator Name:Strobridge Lithographic Company
City:
County:
State:
Collection Name:WCFTR Posters
Genre:Poster
Original Format Type:prints, photomechanical
Original Format Number:3.1.0004A
Original Dimensions:50 cm by 75 cm
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
One of Hazzard's most successful shows, the play ran for 435 performances in its initial run at the Gaiety Theatre. In 1922 it was made into a film, and in 1981 a musical play produced by Buddy Ebsen (which Ronald Reagan promoted tirelessly). The original "pals" were played by William E. Meehan (Mugs), Frank Nelson (Gilly) and Forrest Winant (Joe).
SUBJECTS
Theaters
Posters
RIGHTS AND PERMISSIONS
This image is issued by the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research. For further information, contact WCFTR. Use of the image requires written permission from the staff of the Center. It may not be sold or redistributed, copied for resale or distribution as a photoprint, used as agency stock, or used in any other enterprise. The image should not be significantly altered through conventional or electronic means. Images altered beyond standard cropping and resizing require further negotiation with a staff member. The user is responsible for all issues of copyright. Please Credit: Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
Reference Details
Location:Wisconsin Historical Society Archives, 4th Floor, Madison, Wisconsin

How to View in Person

To view this image, visit the Archives Research Room on the 4th floor at the Society Headquarters building in Madison, WI. Print out this index page and present it to the librarian. Use the links below to plan your visit to the Society's Archives.

Checking Out Materials

Visual materials in the Archives do not circulate and must be viewed in the Society's Archives Research Room.

How to Cite

For the purposes of a bibliography entry or footnote, follow this model:

Wisconsin Historical Society Citation
Wisconsin Historical Society, Creator, Title, Image ID. Viewed online at (copy and paste image page link).
Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research Citation
Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research, Creator, Title, Image ID. Viewed online at (copy and paste image page link).

Have Questions?

Contact our Archives staff by email.