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Babes in Arms (1939)

Directed by Busby Berkeley. Cast: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland,Charles Winninger, Guy Kibbee, June Preisser, Grace Hayes,Betty Jaynes, Douglas McPhail. Based on the play "Babes InArms" by Rodgers and Hart. Learning that his parents are infinancial straits, the son of a famous vaudeville team roundsup all the stage kids and puts on a lavish show to raise money.Features the music number "Daddy Was A Minstrel Man." 91 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.M86D86 2004)

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