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Courtesy of Universal Pictures

Law Building
1001 Bissonnet
Map & Directions
 

Directed by James Whale

1936

USA

B/W

115 minutes

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The seminal American musical was the first to explore serious themes (most notably racism) and to truly integrate song with story and character. A third generation riverboat family has the daughter thrust into the limelight, despite her mother’s objections. Features Paul Robeson singing the powerful anthem Ol’ Man River.