22/03/2018 · Damning Evidence Shows Actor Al Jolson Wearing Blackface. 3/22/18 12:27PM. BURBANK, CA—In a revelation that many are saying will tarnish his widely celebrated legacy, sources confirmed Thursday that damning footage recently obtained from Warner Bros. Pictures shows stage and film star Al Jolson wearing blackface. “It’s unfortunate, given ...
El «blackface» nació como «acto cultural» en Estados Unidos en el año 1830, cuando Thomas Dartmouth Rice, un trovador de poca monta, ... Al Jolson cuestionado.
Al Jolson. American singer and actor Al Jolson (1896 - 1950) in blackface, circa 1930. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images) Al Jolson : News Photo. Save to Board.
Answer (1 of 8): By today’s standards, it would. By the acceptable standards of his day? No. We learn, we grow, we evolve.
26/07/2015 · It is true that Jolson, as did many of his contemporaries, performed in blackface which was originally a racist form of entertainment growing out of the minstrel shows of the 19th century.
20/02/2009 · Without blackface, this musical isn't the Al Jolson story For fear of causing offence, a new show about the entertainer's life simply isn't faithful to its subject Al Jolson in the 1927 film The ...
A word about Al Jolson, blackface, and race. Blackface: the word conjures up images of minstrelsy and all the negative feelings that those images bring. True, that in the mid-19th century, most blackface minstrelsy contained pejorative elements and these depictions of African-Americans were often negative and harmful to the black race.