That's Black Entertainment: Celebrating Legendary Black Comedians
2006189 minutes
Cast:
Jackie "Moms" Mabley, Dusty Fletcher, Freddie Robinson, Mario Van Peebles, Emory Richardson, Bert Williams, Stepin Fetchit
Director:
Josh Binney

Honoring African-American films from the 1920s through the 1950s, this documentary explores comedies of the period and pays particular attention to the vaudeville numbers of Boarding House Blues (1948), starring Moms Mabley and Dusty Fletcher. A segment from the series "That's Black Entertainment," this documentary program narrated by actor Mario Van Peebles includes interviews and classic footage.

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