Documenting the American South


Going to the Show

Bijou - Ad - minstrel shows

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Title Bijou - Ad - minstrel shows
Date 11/25/1947
Item Type Newspaper (advertisement)
Publication Wilmington Star
Description ad for stage show: "Mustard and Gravy" duo - photo of them in black face. Prices: matinee 30 cents, night 36, col. Bal. 20 cents, children 9 cents.
Notes Lots of stage shows that year. "Mustard and Gravy" is Frank Rice and Ernest Stokes from Wilson, N.C., a popular rockabilly/minstrel team who appeared in a few films after the war.
Associated Venues Bijou
Associated Persons
Associated Organizations
Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library