Cabin in the Sky (1943)

Cabin in the Sky


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Mortally shot at a crap game, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson gets a six-month Heavenly reprieve thanks to prayers from wife and True Believer Ethel Waters, but Rex Ingram's "Lucifer Jr." has a secret weapon in the ensuing battle for Anderson's soul: Lena Horne's sultry Sweet Georgia Brown. But Ethel proves to have "everything you've got and whole lot more." Minnelli's first major movie musical features some of the top African American talent of the day, including John Bubbles, Louis Armstrong, and … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By: , , , , , , , , ,
Written By: Joseph Schrank
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 10, 2006


as Petunia Jackson

as Little Joe Jackson

as Georgia Brown

as The Trumpeter

as Lucius/Lucifer Jr.

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as The Deacon/Flatfoot

as First Idea Man

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as Third Idea Man, Moke

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as Messenger Boy

as Mrs. Kelso

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Critic Reviews for Cabin in the Sky

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (5)

Full Review… | October 18, 2008
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Lustrous, gospel-folklore retelling of Faust

Full Review… | October 21, 2009

Audience Reviews for Cabin in the Sky

If you like musicals and stories about heaven and hell, this film will be something to experience.

Linda K. T.

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