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Big Fella

Big Fella

Ref: 1415

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Drama / Musical (1937) 73 minutes ~ Black & White

Musical drama starring Robeson as Joe, a Marseilles dockworker (a familiar film occupation for the actor), who's asked by the police to help find a young boy (Grant) missing from an ocean liner. When Joe locates the boy, he discovers the child ran away from his wealthy family and doesn't want to return. Joe takes the boy to his cafe singer girlfriend, Miranda (Welch), and the two become his surrogate parents.

Director: J. Elder Wills

Writers: Ingram D'Abbes, Fenn Sherie and Claude McKay (novel)

Stars: Paul Robeson, Elisabeth Welch and Roy Emerton