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Show Boat


Hattie's Role in the Film


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In this 1936 romantic musical directed by James Whale (Frankenstein, The Invisible Man, and Bride of Frankenstein), the film covers is about a showboat that travels the Mississippi River putting on shows. It starred Irene Dunne, Allan Jones, Paul Robeson, and Hattie McDaniel. Robeson and McDaniel perform the duet, Ah Still Suits Me, to great comic effect.

Show Boat