SOUNDIES AND THE CHANGING IMAGE OF BLACK AMERICANS ON SCREEN:
ONE DIME AT A TIME
As we head toward publication in December 2021, we’ll start posting videos of most of the Soundies discussed in the book, chapter by chapter. Check back on our progress. And for updates, sign up for the email list below.
Meanwhile, here’s a sneak preview (with apologies for any ads that might pop up).
From Chapter 7, “Romance, Relationships, Legs”: The Deep River Boys in “Hark! Hark! The Lark” (1941)
From Chapter 8, “One Performer, Ten Soundies”: Dorothy Dandridge in “Cow-Cow Boogie” (1942)