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Cabin in the Sky (9-Apr-1943)

Director: Vincente Minnelli

Writer: Joseph Schrank

From a play by: Lynn Root, John LaTouche, and Vernon Duke

Producer: Arthur Freed

Keywords: Musical

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Eddie Anderson
Actor
18-Sep-1905 28-Feb-1977 Rochester on The Jack Benny Show
Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
4-Aug-1901 6-Jul-1971 Jazz trumpeter
Willie Best
Actor
27-May-1913 27-Feb-1962 Sleep 'n' Eat
Duke Ellington
Jazz Musician
29-Apr-1899 24-May-1974 It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
Lena Horne
Singer
30-Jun-1917 9-May-2010 Stormy Weather
Butterfly McQueen
Actor
7-Jan-1911 22-Dec-1995 Gone with the Wind
Mantan Moreland
Actor
3-Sep-1902 28-Sep-1973 Birmingham Brown
Ethel Waters
Singer
31-Oct-1896 1-Sep-1977 Sweet Mama Stringbean

CAST

-Starring
Ethel Waters   ...   Petunia Jackson
Eddie Anderson   ...   Little Joe Jackson
Lena Horne   ...   Georgia Brown
With
Louis Armstrong   ...   The Trumpeter
Rex Ingram   ...   Lucius / Lucifer, Jr.
Duke Ellington   ...   Himself
and His Orchestra   ...   Themselves
The Hall Johnson Choir   ...   Choir
Kenneth Spencer   ...   Rev. Greene / The General
John W. Sublett   ...   Domino Johnson
Oscar Polk   ...   The Deacon / Fleetfoot
Mantan Moreland   ...   First Idea Man
Willie Best   ...   Second Idea Man
Fletcher Rivers   ...   Third Idea Man
Leon James   ...   Fourth Idea Man
Bill Bailey   ...   Bill
Ford L. Washington   ...   Messenger Boy
Butterfly McQueen   ...   Lily
Ruby Dandridge   ...   Mrs. Kelso
Nicodemus   ...   Dude
Ernest Whitman   ...   Jim Henry

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