christy, edwin p.
early American minstrel show performer who founded (c. 1842) the Christy Minstrels, the most important of the early minstrel companies, and who originated the format of the typical minstrel show (q.v.).
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|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
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