Less Enlightened Times

Hollywood once took a REALLY dim view of blacks and Asians, to say the least.
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1.
Al's Troubles (1926 Short Film)
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Al and his pal Jack lose all but their underwear in a poker game, and have to flee in their underwear when the cops raid the joint... (20 mins.)
Director: Charles Lamont
 
2.
All Coons Look Alike to Me (1909 Short Film)
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3.
Big Chief Ugh-Amugh-Ugh (1938 Short Film)
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Big Chief Ugh-Amugh-Ugh is looking for a squaw. Meanwhile, Popeye and Olive are wrestling with their... (7 mins.)
Director: Dave Fleischer
 
4.
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
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The Stoneman family finds its friendship with the Camerons affected by the Civil War, both fighting in opposite armies. The development of the war in their lives plays through to Lincoln's assassination and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan. (195 mins.)
Director: D.W. Griffith
 
5.
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
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A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building, but her past threatens to get in the way. (115 mins.)
Director: Blake Edwards
 
6.
Bugs Bunny Nips the Nips (1944 Short Film)
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Bugs fights stereotyped Japanese during World War II. (8 mins.)
Director: I. Freleng
 
7.
Caveman Inki (1950 Short Film)
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Back in prehistoric times, a thundering earthquake splits a mountain wide open, and out hops the minah bird... (7 mins.)
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
8.
Chloe, Love Is Calling You (1934)
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A black voodoo priestess comes out of the Louisians swamps to take revenge on the white plantation owner she believes killed her husband. (62 mins.)
Director: Marshall Neilan
 
9.
Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs (1943 Short Film)
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So White flees from the wicked Queenie, wins over the thugs from Murder Inc. and meets her overrated Prince Chawmin'. (7 mins.)
Director: Robert Clampett
 
10.
The Covered Pushcart (1949 Short Film)
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Sourpuss and Gandy Goose are touring the country by automobile pulling an ultra-modern trailer when they are attacked and invaded by a wild-west... (7 mins.)
Director: Mannie Davis
Stars: Arthur Kay
 
11.
Eats Are West (1925 Short Film)
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Felix the Cat enters the Old West and battles cruel gunmen and savage Indians.
Director: Otto Messmer
 
12.
The Eternal Jew (1940 Documentary)
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The Jews of Poland (invaded by Germany in 1939) are depicted as filthy, evil, corrupt, and intent on world domination... (62 mins.)
Director: Fritz Hippler
 
13.
Gone with the Wind (1939)
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A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods. (238 mins.)
Director: Victor Fleming
 
14.
Inki at the Circus (1947 Short Film)
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At the circus, two dogs compete for the bone in Inki's topknot, as a disinterested myna bird causes trouble for everyone. (7 mins.)
 
15.
Inki and the Lion (1941 Short Film)
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Preceded by thunderous crashing from the jungle, a little black bird with a syncopated hop emerges from the brush to mystify big-game hunter Inki as he attempts to track down his prey: a ferocious daddy lion. (7 mins.)
 
16.
Inki and the Minah Bird (1943 Short Film)
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In an African jungle strange enough to have a roaring butterfly, Inki the boy hunter, a lion with false teeth and a magical minah bird match wits. (7 mins.)
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
17.
Jingle, Jangle, Jungle (1950 Short Film)
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"Jingle Jangle Jungle" is an animated short about life in Africa (non-PC.) Includes a sing-a-long of "Civilization (Bongo Bongo Bongo)."
Director: Seymour Kneitel
 
18.
Kid 'in' Africa (1933 Short Film)
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(10 mins.)
Director: Jack Hays
 
19.
King Klunk (1933 Short Film)
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Pooch the Pup, his camera, and his girlfriend go to Africa to make a movie of a giant gorilla. Things proceed roughly as in King Kong, though with various comic twists. (9 mins.)
 
20.
Little Black Sambo (1935 Short Film)
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Mammy gives Little Black Sambo a quick scrub on the washboard, then pats him down with baby powder, black baby powder... (8 mins.)
 
21.
The Little Lion Hunter (1939 Short Film)
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Out hunting in the jungle with his spear, African native boy Inki keeps narrowly missing his prey: a parrot... (7 mins.)
Director: Charles Jones
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
22.
The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932)
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Englishmen race to find the tomb of Genghis Khan before the sinister Fu Manchu does. (68 mins.)
Director: Charles Brabin
 
23.
The Mysterious Mr. Wong (1934)
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Investigating a series of murders in Chinatown, wise-guy reporter Jason Barton is captured by the megalomaniacal Mr... (63 mins.)
Director: William Nigh
 
24.
A Nigger in the Woodpile (1904 Short Film)
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This is a clever comedy production in several scenes. In the opening scene the hired man is complaining... (4 mins.)
 
25.
A Plantation Act (1926 Short Film)
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Dressed in overalls and wearing black-face makeup, Jolson sings three of his hit songs. For the complete list, follow the soundtrack link. (10 mins.)
Stars: Al Jolson
 
26.
Scrap the Japs (1942 Short Film)
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Popeye, punished with tedious chores on an aircraft carrier, leaps into action when a Japanese bomber, hiding behind a fake cloud, attacks the ship. (6 mins.)
Director: Seymour Kneitel
 
27.
Scrub Me Mama with a Boogie Beat (1941 Short Film)
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The black residents of Lazy Town are bored one day until a sultry light-skinned woman shows up to teach them what rhythm is. (7 mins.)
 
28.
Song of the South (1946)
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The kindly story-teller Uncle Remus tells a young boy stories about trickster Br'er Rabbit, who outwits Br'er Fox and slow-witted Br'er Bear. (94 mins.)
 
29.
Ten Little Nigger Boys (1912 Short Film)
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Nursery rhyme enacted by toys.
 
30.
Tokio Jokio (1943 Short Film)
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A "captured" Japanese newsreel. Civilian defense shows an aircraft spotter painting spots on aircraft... (7 mins.)
Stars: Mel Blanc
 
31.
You're a Sap, Mr. Jap (1942 Short Film)
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Popeye takes on the Japanese Navy single-handedly. (7 mins.)
Director: Dan Gordon
 
32.
Wacky Wigwams (1942 Short Film)
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A cartoon satire---yes, it is now politically incorrect---on Indian life on and off the reservation... (8 mins.)
Director: Alec Geiss
 
33.
Watermelon Contest (1896 Short Film)
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Two men have a contest to see which one can be the first to eat a large slice of watermelon. (1 mins.)
Director: James H. White
 
34.
Watermelon Contest (1900 Short Film)
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Four men each hold a large slice of watermelon, and have a race to see who can finish eating first. All four move quickly, but one man seems to be pulling ahead of the others. Soon the contestants begin to hinder one another's efforts. (2 mins.)
Director: James H. White
 
35.
The Watermelon Patch (1905 Short Film)
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Several men take watermelons from a melon patch, and are pursued. (11 mins.)