Celebrating Britain’s First Black Screen Star
From the moment he first appeared on screen, as a young Jamaican in Ealing Studios’ Pool of London Earl Cameron brought a breath of fresh air to the British film industry’s stuffy depictions of race relations.
Don’t miss the BFI’s tribute to one of the first black actors to forge a successful career in British film and television spanning over 50 years.
“His generation’s pioneering shoulders are what my generation of actors stand on. No shoulders were broader than this gentleman with the voice of god and the heart of a kindly prince”