Clean Pastures


USA 1937, 8 minutes

Programme Notes

Saint Peter, seeing that Harlem nightlife is attracting more business to Hades Inc than to his own Pair o’ Dice, sends down a group of swinging angels to lure them back. An all-black cast features caricatures of some of the greats of the great age of jazz. Directed by Fritz Freleng.


“Classic cartoon with lovely characterisations: Fats Waller, Satchmo, Cab Calloway…”

“Great music & puns”

“How politically incorrect can you get?”


A:13, B:21, C:11, D:4, E:1 to give 71%