1hr 10mins
Dir: James Elder Wills
Starring: Paul Robeson and Elisabeth Welch

A black dockworker becomes a successful opera singer and goes to Africa to free his tribe

This popular musical is based on The Kingdom of Zinga by Claude Wallace and Dorothy Holloway. As Paul Robeson tours Europe on his opera tour there is a montage sequence of ‘travelling’ shots that includes close-up views of locomotive wheels and motion and an unidentified LSWR 4-4-0. The distant view of an unidentified train crossing a viaduct appears to have a French locomotive at the helm.

Wheels and motion. Quite a common stock feature to appear in these montage sequences.
Paul Robeson together with an LSWR 4-4-0