These images are just a small sampling of how black people have been portrayed on a daily basis for many, many years.
The seven second scene that starts at 1:40 was not meant to be in the final edit. It was used as a "marker" for several shorter shots and was accidentally left in.
I'm am working on a newer version, to help clean-up several editing errors.
All of the clips used in this film were shown on television up until the 1980's.
Many episodes of the Little Rascals have been "ethnically cleansed" over the years.
Some 20 minute episodes were edited down to a mere 8 after removing all racial images/slurs.
Several episodes were removed completely from the series.
All of the major studios, produced both live-action films and cartoons portraying blacks in this manner. Stereotypes thrived on film as comic relief.It is to our great credit that we have evolved as far as we have since then, but we should preserve our history and not try to rewrite it in some Orwellian attempt to excise those parts of it that we now find abhorrent.
As for the music, it is a modified version of Cab Calloway singing "Some of These Days" from the fil