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Song of Freedom (1936)

80 min | Drama, Music

A black British dockworker named Johnny Zinga becomes a famous singer and learns that he is the rightful king of the African island of Casanga.
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Writers
Claude Wallace (story "The Kingdom of Zinga") | Dorothy Holloway (story "The Kingdom of Zinga") | Ingram D'Abbes (adaptation and scenario) | Fenn Sherie (adaptation and scenario) | Philip Lindsay
Producer
Will Hammer (as Hammer)
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Updated Aug 17, 1936

Release date
Jul 1938 (United States)

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Name STARmeter Known for
Paul Robeson
John 'Johnny' Zinga John 'Johnny' Zinga   See fewer
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Elisabeth Welch
Ruth Zinga (as Elizabeth Welch) Ruth Zinga (as Elizabeth Welch)   See fewer
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Esme Percy
Gabriel Donozetti Gabriel Donozetti   See fewer
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James Solomon
Native Leader Native Leader   See fewer
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Tony Wane
Mandingo (as Ecce Homo Toto) Mandingo (as Ecce Homo Toto)   See fewer
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Ronald Simpson
Mr. Blane, the Pianist Mr. Blane, the Pianist   See fewer
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George Mozart
Bert Puddick Bert Puddick   See fewer
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Jenny Dean
Marian Marian   See fewer
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Joan Fred Emney
Nell Puddick Nell Puddick   See fewer
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Bernard Ansell
Sir James Pyrie (as Bernerd Ansell) Sir James Pyrie (as Bernerd Ansell)   See fewer
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Arthur Elliott
Actor (as Hon. Arthur Eliot) Actor (as Hon. Arthur Eliot)   See fewer
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Cornelia Smith
Queen Zinga (as Miss C. Smith) Queen Zinga (as Miss C. Smith)   See fewer
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Sydney Benson
Gate-Keeper (uncredited) Gate-Keeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cathleen Cavanagh
Woman (uncredited) Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alf Goddard
Alf, the Bartender (uncredited) Alf, the Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Will Hammer
Potman (uncredited) Potman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Williams
Endobo, the Witch Doctor (uncredited) Endobo, the Witch Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

6.5 / 10 | 224 votes