The Darktown Revue


Michaeux's first venture into sound film takes advantage of the form with a traditional minstrel show fit with bold musical and dance sequences. This is a revue of religious parables, comedy skits, and dancing. As in many early sound films, the camerawork is static.


Director: Oscar Micheaux
Year: 1931
Genre: Music, Comedy 
Type: Short

Link: https://www.criterionchannel.com/the-darktown-revue





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