A Family Called Abrew (1992)

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Highlights the unsung contributions of black British people active in the worlds of boxing and music hall during the early 1900s. Uses oral testimonies, archive footage, and a soundtrack which features music from the period to chart achievements in these fields which emananted from members of one particular family: the black Scottish music hall artiste Lotte Abrew and her family, notably her brother, the Scottish Heavyweight Champion that racism left uncrowned.

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