November 30, 2016. This past Sunday, with the holiday weekend allowing me a break from my normal Sunday college teaching obligations, I finally made my way to Film Forum, Jr. 629 altre parole
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Nickname of Billy “Buckwheat” Thomas, black child actor who starred in a series of Hal Roach Our Gang comedies in the 1930s.
In the 1980s, comedian Eddie Murphy resurrected the Buckwheat character in a series of spoofs performed on NBC’s late night comedy SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE. 121 altre parole
Billie Thomas was just a toddler when his mother took him to an audition at the Hal Roach Studios on October 10, 1934. The audition was a success and he appeared that year as an unnamed background player in three Our Gang shorts. 186 altre parole