Saturday, April 11, 2009

2002: "When You're Good to Mama"

In this scene from the 2002 Academy Award winning film Chicago, which was based on the 1975 Broadway musical and set in Chicago in the 1920s, Queen Latifah plays Matron "Mama" Morton, a woman who, as Zora Neale Hurston might put it, "could hoist a Jook song from her belly and lam it against the front door of the theatre."

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