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Mammy (1930)

A love triangle develops in a traveling minstrel troupe.

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Complete credited cast:
... Al Fuller
... Nora Meadows
... Billy West / Westy
... Mother Fuller
... Meadows
... Slats
... Hank Smith / Tambo
... Sheriff Tremble
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A love triangle develops in a traveling minstrel troupe.

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Comedy | Musical

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26 March 1930 (USA)  »

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Minha Mãe  »

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(2-strip Technicolor) (two sequences)|

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1.20 : 1
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Two songs are missing from the existing prints that were in the original release: "The Call of the South" and "Knights of the Road." They were written by Irving Berlin and sung by Al Jolson. See more »


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Here We Are
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Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by a minstrel band and chorus, reprised often
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Interesting, a lot better than I thought
3 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

I saw today the restored version of "Mammy," restored in that the two colour sequences have been put back in. (Some areas had to use sepia-tinted bridging sequences.) I'm no fan of Jolson, but the movie did keep my interest, the presentation was good, and Al here is somewhat restrained, all of which added up to a surprisingly good time. Presentation (including a very good soundtrack) is everything


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