Sign in or register
for additional privileges

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

Nicholas Sammond, Author
Race, page 24 of 25

 

You appear to be using an older verion of Internet Explorer. For the best experience please upgrade your IE version or switch to a another web browser.

Race, Page 258

At the end of Uncle Tom's Bungalow (1937), one of many parodies of Uncle Tom's Cabin, Uncle Tom's gloved hand reaches through an aperture in the screen to reclaim the dice that he used to gamble his Social Security benefits into a stake for Eliza, Topsy, and Eva's lives. 

Early American animation was not created in a vacuum and works such as this speak to and through the greater institutional and structural discourses of racism of their day, recirculating stereotypes that originated in minstrelsy and which continue to this day. 
Comment on this page
 

Discussion of "Race, Page 258"

Add your voice to this discussion.

Checking your signed in status ...

Previous page on path Race, page 24 of 25 Next page on path

Related:  Conclusion, Page 290Race, Page 204Race, Page 206Race, Page 225Labor, Page 98Labor, Page 133Space, Page 163Performance, Page 82Conclusion, Page 302Race, Page 220Introduction, Page 2Conclusion, Page 303Conclusion, Page 292Performance, Page 60Race, Page 251Performance, Page 74Introduction, Page 6Introduction, Page 23Race, Page 253Race, Page 230Space, Page 172Labor, Page 110Space, Page 193Space, Page 182Space, Page 155Space, Page 138Labor, Page 128Introduction, Page 21Introduction, Page 14Space, Page 194Space, Page 178Race, Page 235Conclusion, Page 296Space, Page 148Race, Page 231Space, Page 187Race, Page 229Labor, Page 123Labor, Page 88Performance, Page 47Performance, Page 84Conclusion, Page 304Space, Page 189Labor, Page 122Introduction, Page 4Labor, Page 101Conclusion, Page 298Race, Page 213Labor, Page 131Conclusion, Page 291Race, Page 254Space, Page 177Labor, Page 132Performance, Page 72Space, Page 188Space, Page 137Space, Page 175Race, Page 221Space, Page 191Space, Page 152Space, Page 143Space, Page 195Space, Page 190Space, Page 184Space, Page 183Race, Page 248Labor, Page 129Space, Page 165Labor, Page 119Conclusion, Page 300Space, Page 197Conclusion, Page 289Performance, Page 46Performance, Page 50Space, Page 162Conclusion, Page 286Performance, Page 54Labor, Page 112Introduction, Page 29Performance, Page 77Race, Page 252Race, Page 239Race, Page 261Space, Page 181Labor, Page 113Labor, Page 109Performance, Page 35Space, Page 171Race, Page 247Performance, Page 34Space, Page 150Race, Page 232Introduction, Page 30Performance, Page 43Race, Page 224Performance, Page 42Space, Page 170Performance, Page 70Performance, Page 41Space, Page 146Conclusion, Page 278Conclusion, Page 275Space, Page 141Race, Page 219Performance, Page 45Performance, Page 52Introduction, Page 1Conclusion, Page 273Conclusion, Page 284