Body and Soul

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Paul Robeson made his film debut in Micheaux's silent drama, uniting two titans of early black cinema. The "Deep River" crooner plays dual roles here: One twin brother's an escaped con, the other's a meek inventor.

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Release details

Rated:
NR
Release date:
Monday November 9 1925
Duration:
102 mins

Cast and crew

Director:
Oscar Micheaux
Screenwriter:
Oscar Micheaux
Cast:
Paul Robeson
Mercedes Gilbert
Julia Theresa Russell
Lawrence Chenault
Marshall Rodgers
Lillian Johnson
Madame Robinson
Chester A. Alexander
Walter Cornick
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