A veritable lightning rod for controversy while he was alive, actor-singer-activist Paul Robeson and his extraordinary life continue to inspire debate long after his 1976 death in Philadelphia at the age of 77. This compelling documentary tries to set the record straight, detailing the African-American star's biography as well as his influences on the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Pam Grier narrates. 58 min. Soundtrack: English PCM stereo; Subtitles: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish.