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Paul Robeson
   was the first African-American   
To Sing Ole’ Man River in the Musical Showboat
1928
Body and Soul (1925)
   starred   
Paul Robeson and Mercedes Gilbert
Director: Oscar Micheaux. Also starred Julia Theresa Russell, Lawrence Chenault and Walter Cornick. Drama
"Ballad for Americans"
   was released by   
Paul Robeson
1940 - inducted in 1980
Paul Robeson
   was a/an   
Singer
Bass-baritone concert singer; 1898-1976
Paul Robeson
   was a/an   
Actor
Film and stage
Paul Robeson
   was a/an   
Social Activist
Active in civil rights and trade unionism
Paul Robeson
   is buried in   
Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, NY, USA
Actor, singer, civil rights activist
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
   was released by   
Paul Robeson
1926 - inducted in 2015
Son of Freedom (1936)
   starred   
Paul Robeson, Elisabeth Welsh and Esme Percy
Director: J. Elder Willis. Also starred Robert Adams, James Solomon & Ecce Homo Toto.
Jericho (1937)
   starred   
Paul Robeson, Henry Wilcoxon and Wallace Ford
Director: Thornton Freeland. Also starred Kouka, John Laurie & James Carew. Plot: American deserter joins African tribe to avoid punishment.
King Solomon's Mines (1937)
   starred   
Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke and Roland Young
Director: Robert Stevenson. Also starred Anna Lee, John Loder. Plot: White hunter Allan Quartermaine and his enigmatic guide help a young Irish woman locate her missing father in unexplored Darkest Africa.
The Proud Valley (1940)
   starred   
Paul Robeson, Edward Chapman and Simon Lack
Director: Pen Tennyson. Also starred Rachel Thomas, Dilys Thomas & Edward Rigby






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