Lonely Road [pvc]
Published: 1936Country of Origin: UKAuthor/ Composer: w. Henrik Ege m. Eric AnsellArtist: Paul RobesonFilm/ TV/ Radio: Song of Freedom - Hammer-Br.Lion
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2c: film art/ph: portrait Paul Robeson - song from an important, if flawed, film: Robeson decided to make films in England because "in America the colour question is too acute, and prejudice is rampant." 'Song of Freedom' is probably the first example of openly expressed black pride in an English language film." (reviewer Chris Norton) - race - politics
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Reference books: H&M: Henson & Morgan 'First Hits'/ G&L:Gånzl & Lamb 'Gånzl's Book of the Musical Theatre' / LL Leslie Lowe 'Directory of Popular Music' / LM: Leonard Maltin's Movie & Video Guide' / CM: Colin Macinnes 'Sweet Saturday Night' / ODM Oxford Dictionary of Music / SG Stanley Green 'Encyclopaedia of the Musical' / BSM: Stubblebine 'Broadway Sheet Music' / CSM: Stubblebine 'Cinema Sheet Music'