Like It Is

2562. LIKE IT IS (c. 1976-USA) PARTIAL COLOR. “Paul Robeson, The Tallest Tree In Our Forest.” Written and narrated by GIL NOBLE. A well-done portrait of the famous negro actor and singer, told through sound recordings, still photos and sound film from the Paul Robeson Archives run by his son. HARRY BELAFONTE and DIZZY GILLESPIE appear briefly. This is a fascinating portrait of a talented performer and man with principles, who jeopardized his career to say what he thought was right. A well-done TV journalistic effort about a great American. Recommended. 85 minutes. TV Biography