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Birth of An Industry: Blackface Minstrelsy and the Rise of American Animation

Nicholas Sammond, Author

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Conclusion, Page 274

In Putney Swope (1969), Arnold Johnson starred in the title role, but Robert Downey Sr. provided Swope's voice. The uses and abuses of blackface have changed over time, but a lingering anxiety about whiteness being inauthentic in comparison to blackness continues to fuel the sorts of racial formations that keep blackface alive.
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