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Cabin in the Sky

Cabin in the Sky(1943)

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Brief Synopsis

God and Satan battle for the soul of a wounded gambler.

Cast & Crew

Ethel Waters Petunia Jackson
Eddie "Rochester" Anderson Little Joe Jackson
Lena Horne Georgia Brown
Louis Armstrong The trumpeter
Rex Ingram Lucius/Lucifer, Jr.
Kenneth Spencer Rev. Green/The General
Oscar Polk The Deacon/[Sgt.] Fleetfoot
Mantan Moreland First Idea Man
Willie Best Second Idea Man
Fletcher "Moke" Rivers Third Idea Man
Leon "Poke" James Fourth Idea Man

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 27 Mar 1943
Release Date:  1943 Production Date:  EB*; AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  98 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,862    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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