Rufus Jones for President


Rufus Jones for President Information

Rufus Jones for President is a 1933 satirical musical-comedy short subject directed by Roy Mack, starring Ethel Waters and Sammy Davis, Jr. in his first onscreen appearance. Despite its tone that appears to today's audience as racist, it is still considered an important musical short.

Synopsis

Rufus Jones, an African American child, is elected president of the USA in this short musical comedy, which features song and dance numbers by a seven-year-old Sammy Davis, Jr.

Availability

Rufus Jones for President is currently available from Warner Archives on their six-disc Big Band, Jazz & Swing set of short subjects.




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