Cabin in the Sky (1942)

Cabin in the Sky
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 38mins.
Genres Adaptation, Musical
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Ethel Waters Actor Petunia Jackson 1 1000001
Eddie "Rochester" Anderson Actor Little Joe 1 1000002
Lena Horne Actor Georgia Brown 1 1000003
Louis Armstrong Actor The Trumpeter 1 1000004
Rex Ingram Actor Lucius/Lucifer, Jr. 1 1000005
Kenneth Spencer Actor Reverend Green 1 1000006
John W Sublett Actor Domino 1 1000007
Oscar Polk Actor The Deacon/Flatfoot 1 1000008
Mantan Moreland Actor First Idea Man 1 1000009
Willie Best Actor Second Idea Man 1 1000010
Fletcher Rivers Actor Third Idea Man, Moke 1 1000011
Leon James Actor Fourth Idea Man, Poke 1 1000012
Bill Bailey Actor Bill 1 1000013
Butterfly McQueen Actor Lily 1 1000014
Ruby Dandridge Actor Mrs. Kelso 1 1000015
Ernest Whitman Actor Jim Henry 1 1000016
Duke Ellington Actor n/a 1 1000017
Vincente Minnelli Director n/a 2 2000001
Arthur Freed Producer n/a 3 3000001
Joseph Schrank Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Lynn Root Play as Source Material n/a 120972 4000002
Sidney Wagner Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Harold F Kress Editor n/a 172 7000001
Vernon Duke Music n/a 120781 8000001
Harold Arlen Music n/a 120781 8000002
George Stoll Music music director 120781 8000003
John LaTouche Theme Lyrics lyrics 120861 8000004
Synopsis
An all-black musical fable with legendary greats including: Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Lena Horn, Ethel Waters, Louis Armstrong, and Duke Ellington and His Orchestra. The story centers on a good man who is killed after being led astray. from his wife by a seductress. He becomes part of a bet between demons and angels.