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Minstrel Man (1944)





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In this sentimental musical, a young couple raise the baby daughter of a minstrel singer whose wife died in child birth. Many years pass, and she too becomes an entertainer. After much struggle she and her long-lost father eventually meet and perform, bringing happiness all around. Songs include "My Melancholy Baby," "Cindy," "I Don't Care if the World Knows About It," "Shakin' Hands with the Sun," and the Oscar-nominated "Remember Me to Carolina."

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Benny Fields
as Dixie Boy Johnson
Judy Clark
as Caroline Jr. - age 16
Gladys George
as Mae White
Alan Dinehart
as Lew Dunn
Roscoe Karns
as Lasses White
Gloria Petroff
as Caroline (age 5)
Molly Lamont
as Caroline's Mother
Jerome Carson
as Bill Evans
John Raitt
as John Raitt
Eddie Kane
as Booking Agent
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Critic Reviews for Minstrel Man

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Has excellent music. [Full review in Spanish]

September 18, 2019 | Full Review…

Failed musical about painfully dated subject of minstrel shows, mainly avoids stereotyping black people, but has few positive virtues other than musical number A Great Day's Coming.

August 6, 2013 | Full Review…

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