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In 1943 Bing Crosby made a movie entitled "Dixie" about Dan Emmett and the Song. I don't know if the movie was entirely factual or not, but it was typical of the movies of the time.

The movie has been blacklisted because the movie was about minsterials of that day and Crosby and other appear in "Blackface". Crosby's first wife, who died of Cancer, was named Dixie after the song, so the movie had special meaning to Crosby, at the time he made it.

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