The Proud Valley

SYNOPSIS

David Goliath, a Black American, arrives in Wales and wins the respect of the very musically oriented Welsh people through his singing. He shares the hardships of their lives, and becomes aworking-class hero as he helps to better their working conditions and ultimately, during a mining accident sacrifices his life to save fellow miners.

WELSH CONNECTION

Filming Location / Set in: Neath Port Talbot, Rhondda Valley
Cast: Rachel Thomas, Clifford Evans and Benjamin Percy Williams

PRODUCTION DETAILS

Director: Pen Tennyson
Writer: Herbert Marshall, Alfredda Brilliant, Pen Tennyson, Jack Jones and Louis Golding
Production Companies: CAPAD, Ealing Studios
Cast: Paul Robeson, Edward Chapman, Simon Lack

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Length: 6 April 1940
Format: DCP, DVD
Language: English
Certificate: PG

RELEASE

Dyddiad: 6 April 1940

Rights / Contact: Studio Canal

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