Poster for film Show Girl in Hollywood with Alice White

Poster for movie Show Girl in Hollywood

Poster for film Show Girl in Hollywood featuring star Alice White.

Show Girl in Hollywood (1930), from First National Pictures, was one of the first sound films about sound filmmaking.

This film gives a behind-the-scenes look at some of the techniques involved in shooting early talkies.

The poster shows a camera unboothed and unblimped, for shooting a musical number with a prerecorded soundtrack.

  • Source: Scan from private collection
  • Author: First National Pictures
  • Licence: Public domain; Original rights holder: First National Pictures