Paul Robeson: Speak of Me as I Am

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Paul Robeson - Speak of Me As I Am
Directed by Rachel Hermer
Produced by A BBC Wales/New Jersey Public Television
Written by Lou potter
Starring Paul Robeson
Pam Grier (Narrator)
Music by Bill Toles
Cinematography Ross Keith
Edited by Jinx Godfrey
Distributed by Kultur Video
Release date
Running time
58 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Paul Robeson - Speak of Me As I Am is a 1998 documentary video directed by Rachel Hermer. It is a co-production of BBC Wales/New Jersey Public Television series produced by Richard Trayler-Smith and Max Pugh, about the life of singer, actor and activist, Paul Robeson. It features rare extensive archival footage of Robeson in the former Soviet Union, including footage of Robeson at Yalta with Nikita Khrushchev and many of Robeson's homes and landmarks as they look today. There are also interviews with Robeson's two main biographers, Lloyd Brown and Martin Duberman. As of 2009, Paul Robeson - Speak of Me As I Am is the most extensive documentary on Paul Robeson that the BBC has ever been involved with.[citation needed]


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