Shipboard Shows and Programs including Motion Pictures shown on Steamships
Transatlantic Steamships would put on a variety of programs and show motion picture films during the voyage. These are pamphlets and fliers distributed to the passengers on board.
One of our most unusual programs - combination Travel Show and Fashion Pageant held on board the SS Washington of the United States Lines. While the program contained no photographs, it did list all the latest summer fashions of 1933. Rare Six-part Fold-Out Brochure that covered a Travel Show and Fashion Pageant on board the new SS Washington of the United States Lines. Also included information on the Washington including a condensed guide to public spaces on each deck.
Pamphlet announcing the evening's movie being shown on board a steamship of the Hamburg-American Line from 1937. Featured movie was "Frauenliebe Frauenleid" or "Women's Love - Women's Sorrow."
Woman's Love—Woman's Suffering (German:Frauenliebe - Frauenleid) is a 1937 German drama film directed by Augusto Genina and starring Magda Schneider, Iván Petrovich and Oskar Sima
Pamphlet announcing the evening's movie being shown on board a steamship of the Hamburg-American Line from 1938. Featured movie was "TheodoraWird Wild" or "Theodora Goes Wild."
Theodora Lynn (Irene Dunne) is secretly the author of a salacious novel written under a pen name. She must hide her identity from the residents of her small, conservative Connecticut town, who disapprove of the book.
When Theodora goes to New York to visit her publisher (Thurston Hall), she meets the book's cover artist, Michael Grant (Melvyn Douglas), who tries to convince her to reveal herself as the real author. When Theodora falls for Michael, she soon finds that he has secrets of his own.