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Title Cabin in the sky / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; producer, Arthur Freed ; screenplay, Joseph Schrank ; director, Vincente Minnelli.

Published Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
Edition Standard version.
Physical description 1 videodisc (approximately 98 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits Cinematography, Sidney Wagner ; music, Vernon Duke and John Latouche.
Notes Based on the Broadway musical hit.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1943.
Special features: commentary by Evangela Anderson and Eva Anderson (wife and daughter of Eddie "Rochester" Anderson), Fayard Nicholas, Black cultural scholars Todd Boyd and Drew Casper, with interview excerpts of Lena Horne; vintage Pete Smith specialty short studio visit; audio-only bonus: Louis Armstrong "Ain't it the truth" outtake; theatrical trailer.
Performers Ethel Waters, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Lena Horne, Louis Armstrong, Rex Ingram.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary The fable of rascally Little Joe, torn between the love of his good wife Petunia and the wiles of good-time bad girl Georgia Brown ... and caught in a tug-of-war between emissaries from the Lord and Satan.
System notes DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.; dual-layer.
Language notes English dialogue, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned for main feature only.
Other author Minnelli, Vincente, director.
Freed, Arthur, producer.
Schrank, Joseph, author of screenplay.
Waters, Ethel, 1896-1977.
Anderson, Eddie, 1905-1977, actor.
Horne, Lena, actor.
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971, actor.
Duke, Vernon, 1903-1969, composer.
Latouche, John, 1914-1956, composer.
Root, Lynn, 1905-1997.
Duke, Vernon, 1903-1969. Cabin in the sky.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Subject African Americans -- Drama.
Good and evil -- Drama.
Temptation -- Drama.
Redemption -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films -- United States.
Musical films.
Comedy films.
Race films.
Fantasy films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Standard Number 012569676787
ISBN 1419817078
Publisher Number 67678 Warner Home Video