Coal Black and De Sebben Dwarfs

Posted: November 29, 2008 in Looney Tunes
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This is a very controversial Warner Bros. cartoon from the early 1940s, directed by Bob Clampett. This is in fact one of the infamous ‘censored 11’ that has been banned from being shown on TV or released on home video due to its racist content.
This cartoon is very well animated and has some very catchy music, but it is undeniably racist. Even if you were to argue that in the 1940s attitudes were different and that this is a product of its time, it does not make the cartoon any less racist.

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