That's Black Entertainment

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That's Black Entertainment
That's Black Entertainment (1989 film).jpg
Directed by William Greaves
Produced by Norm Revis, Jr.
David Arpin
Written by G. William Jones
Distributed by Video Communications
Release date
Running time
60 minutes

That's Black Entertainment is a 1989 documentary film starring African-American performers and featuring clips from black films from 1929-1957.

Film clips included[edit]

Many entertainers, along with their musical numbers, and the film they starred in, include:

Not only musical clips were shown, but dramatic clips as well, like Murder in Harlem (1935), Juke Joint (1947), Four Shall Die (1940), and Souls of Sin (1949).

The film also includes clips from white films stereotyping blacks, including D.W. Griffith's Birth of a Nation, and a blackfaced Bing Crosby in Crooner's Holiday (1932).

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