Sons of Ham (1901). Musical comedy (revival).
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Did You Know?
[To Eddie Cantor
, on the racist treatment he received] "You know, it wouldn't be so bad, Eddie, if I didn't hear that applause still ringing in my ears."
In 1915 the American Muroscope and Biograph Company in an unprecedented move gave Bert Williams the authority to produce, write, direct, and star in two Biograph films, A Natural Born Gambler
(1916), and Fish
(1916), making him the first Black-American to have full control and produce his own films for a general audience. No other film company at that time had done such a thing.
Theme song: "Nobody"