The Proud Valley

The Proud Valley is a 1940 Ealing Studios film starring Paul Robeson. Filmed in the South Wales coalfield, the principal Welsh coal mining area, the film is about a seaman who joins a mining community. It includes their passion for singing as well as the dangers and precariousness of working in a mine.

The Proud Valley
Original UK quad format film poster
Directed byPen Tennyson
Written byLouis Golding
Pen Tennyson
Jack Jones
Story byFredda Brilliant
Herbert Marshall
Produced byMichael Balcon
StarringPaul Robeson
Edward Chapman
Simon Lack
Rachel Thomas
Edited byRay Pitt
Distributed byABFD (UK)
Release date
  • 3 March 1940 (1940-03-03) (UK)
Running time
76 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

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