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The Proud Valley (UK, 1940; directed by Pen Tennyson). Robeson's character, David Goliath, is an American sailor who settles in Wales, where he works as a coal miner, joins a local men's choir, and becomes involved in organized labor efforts to improve working conditions. Shot on location in the South Wales coalfield district, this was reportedly Robeson's personal favorite among the films he made. 76 min.