Body and Soul 1924
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.