Body and Soul 1924

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Body and Soul ★★ 1924

The first screen appearance of Robeson has him cast in a dual role as a conniving preacher and his good brother. The preacher preys on the heroine, making her life a misery. Objections by censors to the preacher's character caused him to be redeemed and become worthy of the heroine's love. 102m/B VHS . Paul Robeson, Julia Theresa Russell, Mercedes Gilbert; D: Oscar Micheaux.