Scrub Me Mama With A Boogie Beat (1941) - Cartune Theatrical Cartoon Series

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  • Cartune Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Universal Studios
  • Cartoon Characters: Boogie Woogie, Boat Captain, Two Fighters, Mammy Washing Clothes.
  • Voice Actors: Mel Blanc.
  • Directed By Walter Lantz.
  • Produced By Walter Lantz.
  • Animated By Alex Lovy, Frank Tipper.
  • Music: Darrell Calker, Don Raye.
  • Originally Released on March 28, 1941.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 7:04 minutes.
  • TechniColor
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Lazytown (population 123) is a sleepy Southern burg along the banks of the Mississippi that's home to some outrageously stereotyped blacks. Everyone is lazy here-...  (more)

Cartoon Production Information:

Written by Don Raye in 1940, the title tune was a hit for the Andrews Sisters. One scene was excerpted in the finale of Spike Lee's feature film "Bamboozled." This cartoon is not currently shown...  (more)

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Its stereotypes detract little from the fact that this is a real fine cartoon musical--and that Walter Lantz was a top-notch director.

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I used to work in Oakland, California. I have known many Black people and none of them acted like this. This is not a documentary - it is a cartoon and as such it is a lively one. The music is fabulous. I have it on film and have watched it for years - I...  (read more)

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Its stereotypes should really do little to obscure the fact that here is a really fine cartoon musical......and that Walter Lantz was a top-notch director.

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Ooooh, boy, when you see this one, you've just got to ask "What were they thinking?' Every obsolete black stereotype ever created is rolled out in this one, from watermelon eatin' to sing' and dancin'.Oddly enough, the...  (read more)

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