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Babes on Broadway (1941)

Directed by Busby Berkeley. Cast: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland,Fay Bainter, Virginia Weidler, Ray McDonald, Richard Quine, DonaldMeek, Alexander Woollcott. One of the famous old musicals thatcombines captivating music and lavish production numbers by themaster, Busby Berkeley. The story is the standard tale of twostruggling Broadway hopefuls, and is filled with 16 song and dancenumbers. Features a blackface number with Rooney and Garland,"Waiting for the Robert E. Lee". 118 min.Credits andother information from the Internet Movie Database
See also:
Dunne, Michael. "Blackface Minstrelsy inMusicals." In: American film musical themes andforms Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2004. (MAIN:PN1995.9.M86 D86 2004; PFA : PN1995.9.M86 D86 2004)