Cabin in the Sky > Film


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Cabin in the Sky (6)
Music
Vernon Duke (135)
Lyrics
John Latouche (73)
Book
Lynn Root (2)

Recording Details

Date
1943
Type
Video / Film Cast
Language
English
Group/Studio
MGM
Music
Harold Arlen (565)
Book
Joseph Schrank (5) — screenplay
Director
Vincente Minnelli (31)
Conductor
Duke Ellington (128), George E. Stoll (101)
Music Director
George E. Stoll (101)
Orchestrations
George Bassman (44)
Vocal Arrangements
Hall Johnson (3)
Performer
Eddie "Rochester" Anderson (11), Louis Armstrong (188), John Bubbles (5), The Hall Johnson Choir (7), Lena Horne (198), Rex Ingram (2), Butterfly McQueen (4), Kenneth Spencer (10), Ethel Waters (72)
Musician
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra (7), MGM Studio Orchestra (53)
Notes
First all-black Hollywood musical since "Hallelujah" in 1929. First film assignment for director Vincente Minnelli. Film is based on the 1940 Broadway musical, and includes two original cast performers: Ethel Waters (Petunia) and Rex Ingram (Lucifer Junior). Only 3 of the original songs were retained.
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Format
DVD-R
Region
All Regions
Label
Warner Archive Collection
Released
2016-08-02
Country
US
Barcode
888574432447
Video
NTSC
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Format
DVD
Region
4
Label
Warner Home Video
Released
2015-09-09
Country
Australia
Video
PAL
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0 collectors / 0 wish lists
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Format
DVD
Region
1
Label
Warner Home Video
Released
2006-01-10
Barcode
012569676787
Video
NTSC
Aspect Ratio
1.33:1
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Standard version.
Length
98:00
Lists
34 collectors / 0 wish lists
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Disc includes:
* 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 with Lena Horne
* Vintage Pete Smith Speciality short "Studio Visit" which includes outtake Lena Horne bathtub number "Ain't It The Truth."
*Audio only bonus: Louis Armstrong "Ain't It The Truth" outtake
*Theatrical trailer
Format
VHS
Label
Warner Home Video S050558
Released
1995-07-10
Country
UK
Barcode
5014780505582
Video
PAL
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Format
VHS
Label
MGM/Ua Studios
Released
1995-02-23
Barcode
027616055835
Video
NTSC
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Length
1:39:00
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