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Big Fella (1937)

Directed by J. Elder Wills. Featuring Paul Robeson, Elisabeth Welch, Eldon Grant, Roy Emerton, Marcelle Rogez. A classic musical celebrating the legendary actor, singer and activist Paul Robeson. Joe, a dockworker in Marseilles, finds a missing boy and takes him to stay with a local cafe singer, Miranda where they both become surrogate parents to the child. 73 min. Credits andother information from the Internet Movie Database

Reviews and articles:
Paul Robeson : essays on his life and legacy Edited by Joseph Dorinson and William Pencak. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, 2002. (Main Stack E185.97.R63.P375 2002; PFA PN2287.R59.P382002)
Thompson, Clifford. Cineaste "Race in contemporary American cinema: Part 9--Wehardly knew ye: Four early films of Paul Robeson."1998. Vol. 23, Iss. 4; pg. 24, 2 pgs Full-text of this article / review is available: Berkeley users only

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