I love this poster!
I screened Hallelujah in my class (Race, Ethnicity, and the Hollywood Musical) recently and found it unbelievably compelling. It is one of the first all-black films produced by a studio and director King Vidor’s first sound film. Here is a clip featuring Nina Mae McKinney:
Since I haven’t posted in quite some time, I figured I should fill everyone in on some of the movies I’ve seen in the past few weeks.
The first teaser poster for Hairspray: The Musical.
This and Harry Potter are the only two movies I’m really excited for this summer (even though John Travolta in this movie kind of freaks me out).