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Mary Mallon (aka Typhoid Mary) was the most infamous patient at North Brother Island where she spent nearly three decades of her life. Despite being healthy, she was a carrier of the typhoid virus – and is believed to have been responsible for 43 infections and three deaths.
Stormy Weather is a 1943 American musical film produced and released by 20th Century Fox. The movie is considered one of the best Hollywood musicals with African-American casts, the other being MGM's Cabin in the Sky, and is considered a primary showcasing of some of the top African-American performers of the time, during an era when African-American actors and singers appeared rarely in lead roles in mainstream Hollywood productions, especially ones of the musical genre.