Band of Angels (1957) (DVD)

BoAIt’s best to keep in mind the historical context of “Band of Angels,” before delving into it. I know that’s a common warning with films of a certain age, but in all seriousness, it keep that in mind. What with Black History Month just around the corner, be aware that “Band of Angels” is as dated as they come. Black actors dress as slaves, white extras are dressed as black slaves colored face and all, and the black characters are referred to as Nigroes and Niggers, and one woman is referred as “Cotton tooth.”

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