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Wed, 20 May 1992 08:24:00 EST
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                  I N T E R O F F I C E   M E M O R A N D U M
                                        Date:     20-May-1992 08:19am DST
                                        From:     Corinne H. Smith
                                        Dept:     Audio Visual Services
                                        Tel No:   (814) 863-3104
TO:  VMSMail User _IN%"SCREEN-L           ( _IN%"[log in to unmask]" )
Subject: RE: Paul Robeson
Penn State Audio-Visual Services has two titles about Paul
Robeson, available on a rental basis:
_Paul Robeson:  The Tallest Tree in Our Forest_ (c1977; 16mm, Phoenix Films)
        A biography of black Renaissance man Paul Robeson
        told in his own words and through interviews with his son
        and professional colleagues.  Documentary footage, much
        of it from the Paul Robeson Archives, chronicles his
        football career, legal practice, and success as an entertainer,
        as well as his efforts to promote civil rights and international
        cooperation.  Excerpts from his stage and film performances
        also are included.
_A Profile of Paul Robeson_ (c1975, VHS, PBS Video)
        Documents the life and achievements of Paul Robeson, actor,
        singer, athlete, attorney, and black activist.  Contains rare
        film interviews of Robeson appearing in costume as Othello and
        discussing the meaning of the role to a black man.  Includes
        scenes from _Proud Valley_ and _Song of Freedom_.
For more information on rental procedures, call (814) 865-6314 or
(800) 826-0132.