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Big Fella

Directed by J. Elder Wills
1938    74m
In this musical comedy, Paul Robeson stars as Joe, a Marseilles docker hired by a wealthy English couple to find their missing son. When Joe finds him, he learns he escaped of his own will, and takes him to stay with a local singer. They offer him a refuge from his repressed white parents.
Cast of Big Fella
  • Paul RobesonJoe
  • Elisabeth WelchAmanda 'Manda'
  • Roy EmertonSpike
  • James HayterChuck
  • Lawrence BrownCorney
  • Eldon GorstGerald Oliphant
  • Marcelle RogezMarietta
  • Eric CowleyFerdy Oliphant
  • Joyce KennedyMrs. Oliphant
  • Margaret RutherfordNanny (uncredited)

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