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Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1. An Octoroon in the Kindling: A Black and White Minstrel Show Chapter 2. This Extremely Dangerous Material: Frankie and Johnny Go To The Movies Chapter 3. An Excursion into the Lower Depths: W. C. Handy's "St. Louis Blues" Chapter 4. Voices of Smoke and Tears: Torch Singers and Sin-Songs Chapter 5. Blues for a Stripper: Burlesque and the Post-War Urban Underworld Conclusion Notes Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Jazz in motion pictures.
Blues (Music) in motion pictures.
Race in motion pictures.