Mantan Moreland Movies-always a treat. Salute! to this Great Black Actor and Comedian.

Movies with Mantan Moreland are always fun to watch. Here’s a few. So, pop some Popcorn and Enjoy!

Who was this man? Here’s a Great Read…we must not forget our past and Mandan Moreland is a real part of our past.

A Great Comedian!

At the age of fourteen, he successfully ran away and joined a circus, and performed in the “Chitlin’ circuit,” of black vaudeville shows. Moreland was first hired as a comedian in 1927, appearing at Connie’s Inn, a Harlem, New York nightclub. He then worked in the Broadway musical Blackbirds of 1928, which ran for five hundred and eighteen performances. He spent a few years performing in other Broadway shows and touring in Europe before getting his big break in movies in the 1933 film That’s the Spirit.

Mantan Moreland (September 3, 1902 – September 28, 1973) was an American actor and comedian most popular in the 1930s and 1940s.[1] He starred in numerous films. His daughter Marcella Moreland appeared as a child actress in several films.

Mantan Moreland