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Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America (1993)

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TV Movie | 90 min | Documentary

"Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America" is a 1993 documentary that traces the cultural humor of African-Americans dating back to the minstrel shows in the early 1900s to the golden age of black comedies in the 1980s and 1990s. The documentary...See more"Mo' Funny: Black Comedy in America" is a 1993 documentary that traces the cultural humor of African-Americans dating back to the minstrel shows in the early 1900s to the golden age of black comedies in the 1980s and 1990s. The documentary premiered February 9, 1993 on HBO. Written by Thiz Markie See less
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Louise Gallop-Roholt (as Louise M. Gallup) | Wayne Hudgins | David Klandrud | Bob Potter (as Robert Potter)
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