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Going to the Show

Bijou - Ad - minstrel shows

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Title Bijou - Ad - minstrel shows
Date 1/4/1931
Item Type Newspaper (advertisement)
Publication Wilmington Star
Description Ad for Amos and Andy in "Check and Double Check," first film by the radio comedy team.
Notes Amos and Andy was performed by two white performers and enjoyed enormous success in the late 1920s and early 1930s on radio. Shows how radio influenced sound movies and representation of race as well
Associated Venues Bijou
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Associated Organizations
Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library