Big Fella Movie Review 1937

Information and Film Reviews for Big Fella the Movie

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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. Loose adapatation of the 1929 novel, "Banjo," by Claude McKay.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 73 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Musical Drama, Childhood Visions, France, Parenthood
Ingram D'Abbes, Fenn Sherie
Paul Robeson, Elisabeth Welch, Eldon Grant
Cyril Bristow
J. Elder Wills
Eric Ansell

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