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Swing You Sinnners

by Nicholas Sammond

This 1930 Fleischer short features an early version of Bimbo, performing a stereotypical minstrel behavior—stealing chickens. The song is a parody of the popular tune " Sing You Sinners." This is one of many instances in which the Fleischers celebrated popular culture while reinscribing racial stereotypes.

Swing You Sinners

A 1930 Fleischer short featuring a prototype of Bimbo as a minstrel.

from Out of the Inkwell (1930)
Creator: Fleischer Studios
Distributor: Public Domain
Posted by Nicholas Sammond