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This edition: The Proud Valley

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Episode Details

(1940/England, 76 min., b&w, drama) Dir.: Pen Tennyson. Cast: Paul Robeson, Edward Chapman, Simon Lack, Rachel Thomas. A black stevedore finds work as a coal miner in Wales and is welcomed by the community, especially after he lends his powerful voice to the local choir. When a mine disaster occurs, he is called upon to rescue the trapped miners. Robeson sings "Deep River," among other songs. Distrib.: Corinth Films. Guest: James De Jongh, The City College/CUNY.

Guest List

James de Jongh Professor, The City College/CUNY