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African Americans in Film

Ziegfeld Follies (1946)

Directed by Vincente Minnelli. Performer: Fred Astaire, LucilleBall, Lucille Bremer, Fanny Brice, Judy Garland, KathrynGrayson, Lena Horne, Gene Kelly, James Melton, Victor Moore,Red Skelton, Esther Williams, William Powell, Edward Arnold,Marion Bell, Bunin's Puppets, Cyd Charisse, Hume Cronyn,William Frawley, Robert Lewis, Virginia O'Brien, Keenan Wynn. Amusical salute to Broadway's most opulent producer of stagereviews, "The Great Ziegfeld". Features a sketch with JudyGarland and Fred Astaire in black-face. 118 min. ;

Zou Zou (France, 1934)

Directed by Marc Allegret. Cast:Josephine Baker, Jean Gabin, Yvette Lebon. Whenthe star of a musical plays walks out on hersugardaddy producer for true love, a talentedCinderella (Baker) takes her place, saves theshow, and is hailed as a new sensation onopening night. Includes five big musicalnumbers. 92 min. ;
Credits and other information from the InternetMovie Database

[Uncle Tom's Cabin] Eliza on Ice (animated,1944)

Uncle Tom starts the race with Simon Legree chasingEliza. Mighty Mouse rescues Eliza. 6 min. ;
Reviews and articles: Wallace, Michelle. "The Celluloid Cabin:Satiricial Distortions of Uncle Tom in AnimatedCartoon Short, 1932-1947." Studies in PopularCulture, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 1-10, 2001Apr

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