Jericho ★★ Dark Sands 1938
Jericho Jackson (Robeson) is a corporal in the black unit of the U.S.'s Expeditionary Forces in WWI France. After a fight with his sergeant leads to the man's accidental death, Jackson is court-martialed and sentenced to die. He manages to escape to North Africa and begin a new life but military authorities eventually discover his whereabouts. Despite the military drama, Robeson's vocal talents are still showcased. ♫My Way; Golden River; Silent Night; Deep Desert; Shortnin' Bread. 77m/ B VHS, DVD . GB Paul Robeson, Henry Wilcoxon, Wallace Ford; D: Thornton Freeland.