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Double Wedding (1937)

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Libeled Lady (1936)

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Blacks, Gays and Hollywood

While most of America was still treating homosexuality as a mental illness, there was widespread acceptance of gays among the black community. Subsequently, there has been this wink-wink, nudge-nudge “pact’” between queers and blacks dating back to the early days of film making. This is why, going all the way back to the 1930s, you rarely see a negative portrayal of a black or gay person on film.

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