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Unformatted text preview: progressive as he should be. Selling out to the white community. Uncle Tom perceptions (?) Didnt have a good manager to make sure he looked good o Film o Commercialization A Rhapsody in Black and Blue (1931) ft. Louis Armstrong Make note of racial stereotypes portrayed in the film. o Showed a poor hysterical black man playing music to a record o Showed a black disobedient man looking overly ecstatic with a overly head of household wife. o Calling of a grown man a boy. o A picture of Lincoln on the wall o Showing black man in tribal clothing and talking what seams to be nonsense; screaming erratically. o They are in jazzmania Louis is playing to appease a king o King lights a match on a black man and then tosses the hot match on him. The king was smoking and smoking is considered a commoners thing to do. This film would probably have only been played in paramount theatres....
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2009 for the course MUS 231 taught by Professor Moon during the Spring '07 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.
- Spring '07