UC Berkeley Library

UC Berkeley’s library buildings are open. Here’s what you need to know.

Using the Library during COVID-19

UC Berkeley’s library buildings are now open. To stay up to date on the Library’s policies and services during the pandemic, visit the Library’s COVID-19 webpage.

Black Anthology Cartoons. Vol. 3 (1934-1946)

Contents: Scrub me Mama with a boogie beat (1941, 7min.) -- John Henry and the Inky Poo (1945, 8 min.) --Jasper in a jam (1946, 7 min.) -- Rasslin' match (1934, 11min.) -- The lion tamer (1934, 9 min.) -- The early wormgets the bird (1940, 8 min.) -- The little broadcast (1943,8 min.). Includes puppetoons by George Pal, two featuresstaring Amos n' Andy, Charlie Barnet and his orchestra andvocals by Peggy Lee. Scrub me Mama with a boogiebeat: Lazy Town is the sexiest, most racist andfoot-stompinist laundry mat in the country. John Henryand the Inky Poo: Puppetoon by George Pal. The steeldrivin man John Henry shows...if you have a mind, you cando anything. Jasper in a Jam: Great jazz music videowith Little Jasper caught in a pawnshop at midnight.Features Charlie Barnet and Orchestra with vocals by PeggyLee. Rasslin' match: The 1st of only two Amos 'n' Andycartoons. Since Taxi servicing is slow King-Pin gets Andyinto a rasslin match. Amos seems to be in more painthan Andy watching Andy get hurt. Lion tamer: The2nd of only two Amos 'n' Andy cartoons. Kingpin gets Andy ajob as a lion tamer for a local circus. The deal wuz thelion wuz supposed to be two guys in a lion suit... Earlyworm gets the bird: Three little "Black Birds" are sentto bed by "Mammy Black Bird," but one wants to get the wormearly and gets more than he expected. Littlebroadcast: A George Pal puppetoon where the GreatMaestro gets to conduct more than he can compose himselfto. 60 min.