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Song of freedom

Author: Paul RobesonJ Elder WillsWill HammerClaude WallaceDorothy HollowayAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino on Video, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Song of freedom, a successful concert singer discovers he is the descendant of a West African queen whose tribe is now in need of a leader. In Big fella, 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.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Film adaptations
Musical films
Named Person: Claude McKay; Claude McKay
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Robeson; J Elder Wills; Will Hammer; Claude Wallace; Dorothy Holloway; Ingram D'Abbes; Fenn Sherie; Elisabeth Welch; Esmé Percy; Eldon Grant; Roy Emerton; Marcelle Rogez; Claude McKay; Exclusive Supply Corporation.; British Lion Films.; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 43563926
Notes: Durations: Song of freedom, 80 min. ; Big fella, 73 min.
Originally released as motion pictures in 1936 (Song of freedom) and 1937 (Big fella).
Big fella based on the novel Banjo by Claude McKay.
Credits: Song of freedom: photography, Eric Cross ; editor, Arthur Tavares ; music by Eric Ansell ; lyrics by Henrik Ege.
Big fella: camera, George Stretton, H. Thomson ; editor, Brereton Porter, D. Robertson ; music by Eric Ansell.
Cast: Song of freedom: Paul Robeson, Elizabeth Welch, Esme Percy.
Big fella: Paul Robeson, Elisabeth Welch, Eldon Grant, Roy Emerton, Marcelle Rogez.
Target Audience: Not rated by MPAA.
Description: 1 videodisc (153 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Song of freedom (80 min.) / Exclusive Films present ; scenario, Ingram D'Abbes, Fenn Sherie ; music by Eric Ansell ; lyrics by Henrik Ege ; director, J. Elder Wills ; a Hammer production --
Big fella (73 min.) / a British Lion picture ; screenplay, Ingram Dábbes, Fenn Sherie ; director, J. Elder Wills ; music by Eric Ansell.
Other Titles: Paul Robeson collection
Big fella
Responsibility: Exclusive Films present ; story by Claude Wallace and Dorothy Holloway ; screen adaptation & scenario, Ingram D'Abbes, Fenn Sherie ; director, J. Elder Wills ; a Hammer production. Big fella / a British Lion picture ; screenplay, Ingram Dábbes, Fenn Sherie ; director, J. Elder Wills.

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In Song of freedom, a successful concert singer discovers he is the descendant of a West African queen whose tribe is now in need of a leader. In Big fella, 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.

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