Moran and Mack

The Two Black Crows (also called The Black Crows and Moran and Mack) was a blackface comedy act popular in the 1920s and 1930s. The duo appeared in vaudeville, on Broadway, on radio, comedy records, and in film features and shorts.

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: performer

Notes: Often billed on Columbia labels as "The Two Black Crows."

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Trial 1926-12-27-04] 10-in. 12/27/1926 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano performer  
Columbia W143602 10-in. 3/14/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano performer  
Columbia W143603 10-in. 3/14/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano performer  
Columbia W144198 10-in. 5/23/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano performer  
Columbia W144199 10-in. 5/23/1927 Two black crows, part 4 Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano performer  
Columbia W144467 10-in. 7/18/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano performer  
Columbia W144975 10-in. 11/14/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano performer  
Columbia W144976 10-in. 11/14/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano performer  
Columbia W145235 10-in. 11/25/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano performer  
Columbia W145396 10-in. 12/23/1927 Two black crows Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano performer  
Columbia W146958 10-in. 9/6/1928 Two black crows in the jail house Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano performer  
Columbia W146970 10-in. 9/7/1928 Two black crows in the jail house Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, with piano performer  
Columbia W147458 10-in. 11/14/1928 Two black crows in Hades Moran and Mack Comic dialogue performer  
Columbia W147459 10-in. 11/14/1928 Two black crows in Hades Moran and Mack Comic dialogue performer  
Columbia W147825 10-in. 1/23/1929 Two black crows à la carte, part 1 Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, unaccompanied performer  
Columbia W147826 10-in. 1/23/1929 Two black crows à la carte, part 2 Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, unaccompanied performer  
Columbia W147827 10-in. 1/23/1929 Esau Buck Moran and Mack Comic dialogue, unaccompanied performer  
Columbia W148572 10-in. 5/31/1929 [Unknown title(s)] Moran and Mack Comic dialogue performer  
Columbia W148573 10-in. 6/4/1929 Foolishments Moran and Mack Comic dialogue performer  
Columbia W148574 10-in. 6/4/1929 The two black crows at the party Moran and Mack Comic dialogue performer  
Columbia W148575 10-in. 6/4/1929 Esau Buck Moran and Mack Comic dialogue performer  
Columbia 98413 12-in. 12/21/1927 Elder Eatmore's sermon on throwing stones Two Black Crows Comic scene, with organ performer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Moran and Mack," accessed April 11, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105722.

Moran and Mack. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 11, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105722.

"Moran and Mack." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 11 April 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105722

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