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"Brower, Kalynn Huffman" <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 7 Sep 2001 12:22:02 -0500
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Recently I caught a rerun of a _Laugh-In_ episode (now running on Comedy
Central, I believe) where the black performers wore white face and the white
performers wore black face makeup. I thought it was an interesting twist.

Kalynn Huffman Brower

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IU Bloomington

-----Original Message-----
From: gloria monti [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2001 2:46 PM
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Subject: whiteface

        I am looking for a film where the African-American
protagonist dons white face -- like in Watermelon Man (1970), Melvin
Van Peebles.  Thank you.

        Gloria Monti


Gloria Monti, Ph.D.
University of California
Porter Faculty Services
Film and Digital Media Department
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
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