On Mon, 20 Jun 1994, priscilla stearns barlow wrote: > Krin Gabbard at SUNY Stony Brook asked when blackface "ceased to be ... a sign > of old-fashioned entertainment" and suggested that the 1951 Doris Day vehicle > _I'll See You in My Dreams_ from (1951) was the last such instance. > > However, the "Minstrel Show" and "Mandy" number in 1954's _White (!!) Christmas_ > postdates that. There's also "Torch Song" (1953) with Joan Crawford. And in 1959, Jerry Lewis remade "The Jazz Singer" for TV with clown make-up in lieu of blackface (I swear this is true!). | "Up at dawn to greet the sun Shawn Levy | I've forgotten what a care or worry means. [log in to unmask] | Head for home when day is done | With my pocket money jinglin' in my jeans."