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COMPANION VIDEOS
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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)

SOUNDIES AND THE CHANGING IMAGE OF BLACK AMERICANS ON SCREEN:
ONE DIME AT A TIME

by Susan Delson

Publishing December 2021
Indiana University Press

 

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