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The Adventures of Amos and Andy

A Social History of an American Phenomenon

by Melvin Patrick Ely

  • 34 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by University of Virginia Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Black studies,
  • Media studies,
  • Radio,
  • Sociology,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Amos "n" Andy (Television prog,
  • United States,
  • Race And Ethnic Relations,
  • Radio (Performing Arts),
  • Performing Arts,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • USA,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • Americana,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • Social History,
  • African Americans on televisio,
  • Radio - General,
  • African Americans in televisio,
  • African Americans in television broadcasting,
  • African Americans on television,
  • Amos "n" Andy (Radio program),
  • Popular culture

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9728952M
    ISBN 100813920922
    ISBN 109780813920924

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      Classic Series 'Amos and Andy' feature film - "Check and Double Check". Amos and Andy operate a bare-bones taxi service in Harlem, struggling to keep their vehicle running and their tires inflated. When their lodge-master, Kingfish, offers them a lucrative job ferrying Duke Ellington and his Cotton Club Orchestra to a gig in the Upper West Side, they jump at the chance.   "The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet" situation comedy has many reused scripts and actual repeat shows. What is here, is in chronological order according to times they aired. Subject: Excellent and funny show. I love this show and it's become one of my top three OTR sitcoms along with Fibber McGee and Molly plus Amos and Andy.


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