Documenting the American South


Going to the Show

Bijou - Ad - "Outlaw Love" feature film

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Title Bijou - Ad - "Outlaw Love" feature film
Date 9/11/1926
Item Type Newspaper (advertisement)
Publication Wilmington Star
Description Ad for Hal Roach's Our Gang comedy "The Fourth Alarm" showing stereotypical black face character
Notes This ad illustrates how black faces were depicted in very stereotypical exaggerated ways, since they were very seldom seen on the screen.
Associated Venues Bijou
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Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library