The Proud Valley

By FHW Marketing

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

  • Filmed and set in South Wales coalfield. 
  • Stars Rachel Thomas, Clifford Evans and Benjamin Percy Williams. 

 

RELEASE

Date: 6 April 1940

Cert: PG

 

PRODUCTION 

Director: Pen Tennyson

Writer: Herbert Marshall, Alfredda Brilliant, Pen Tennyson, Jack Jones and Louis Golding

Cast: Paul Robeson, Edward Chapman, Simon Lack 



TECHNICAL

Length: 6 April 1940

Format: TBC

Language: English 

 

BOOKING

Contact: Studio Canal

 

WHAT NEXT? 

This film is covered by our Made In Wales stratedgy. If you are a member of Film Hub Wales you may be eligible to submit a proposal for support. Read our Made In Wales stratedgy.