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Thornton Freeland in Paul Robeson: Portraits of the Artist

Paul Robeson: Portraits of the Artist

1925 NR

A 20th-century Renaissance man -- actor, athlete, singer, social activist, lawyer, author and scholar -- Paul Robeson mesmerized audiences with his talent and commanding presence. This retrospective of his work includes The Emperor Jones, Body and Soul, Borderline, Sanders of the River, Jericho, The Proud Valley, Native Land and the documentary Paul Robeson: Tribute to an Artist, narrated by Sidney Poitier.

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