Minstrel Man | 1976

Drama, Historical
The era of black minstrelsy as captured in the lives of two brothers: one an extroverted song-and-dance man determined to break tradition and own his own minstrel troupe in a field dominated by black-faced whites; the ...more

Cast

... Harry Brown Jr

Actor (1976-1977)

... Charlie Bates

Actor (1976-1977)

... Rennie Brown

Actor (1976-1977)

... Jessamine

Actor (1976-1977)

... Tambo

Actor (1976-1977)

... Harry Brown Sr

Actor (1976-1977)

... George

Actor (1976-1977)

... Harry Brown Jr--as a Boy

Actor (1976-1977)

... Rennie Brown--as a Boy

Actor (1976-1977)

... Robert

Actor (1976-1977)

... Tess

Actor (1976-1977)

... Tobias Finch

Actor (1976-1977)

Synopsis

The era of black minstrelsy as captured in the lives of two brothers: one an extroverted song-and-dance man determined to break tradition and own his own minstrel troupe in a field dominated by black-faced whites; the other an introverted and innovative ragtime pianist and composer struggling to break away from the stereotypes haunting black artists. Fred Karlin received an Emmy Award nomination for his musical score.

Writers

Screenplay (1976-1977)

Screenplay (1976-1977)

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