Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist (1979)

Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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This 1979 Oscar-winning documentary recalls the life of Paul Robeson (1898-1976)---athlete, actor, singer and political activist. Included: his signature song "Ol' Man River," from "Showboat." Also: clips of Robeson discussing his 1943 performance in "Othello." Narrated by Sidney Poitier.

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music, performer