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The Resource Cabin in the sky, a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; producer, Arthur Freed ; screenplay, Joseph Schrank ; director, Vincente Minnelli, (DVD)

Cabin in the sky, a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; producer, Arthur Freed ; screenplay, Joseph Schrank ; director, Vincente Minnelli, (DVD)

Label
Cabin in the sky
Title
Cabin in the sky
Statement of responsibility
a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; producer, Arthur Freed ; screenplay, Joseph Schrank ; director, Vincente Minnelli
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Sidney Wagner ; music, Vernon Duke and John Latouche
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English dialogue, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned for main feature only
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C3356 2006
PerformerNote
Ethel Waters, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Lena Horne, Louis Armstrong, Rex Ingram
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1896-1977
  • 1905-1977
  • 1901-1971
  • 1903-1969
  • 1903-1969
  • 1905-1997
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Minnelli, Vincente
  • Freed, Arthur
  • Schrank, Joseph
  • Waters, Ethel
  • Anderson, Eddie
  • Horne, Lena
  • Armstrong, Louis
  • Duke, Vernon
  • Duke, Vernon
  • Latouche, John
  • Root, Lynn
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
98
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Good and evil
  • Temptation
  • Redemption
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Cabin in the sky, a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; producer, Arthur Freed ; screenplay, Joseph Schrank ; director, Vincente Minnelli, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm62764674
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 98 min.)
Isbn
9781419817076
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569676787
  • 888574432447
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
67678
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • WAR67678D
  • (OCoLC)62764674
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cabin in the sky, a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; producer, Arthur Freed ; screenplay, Joseph Schrank ; director, Vincente Minnelli, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • 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
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm62764674
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 98 min.)
Isbn
9781419817076
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569676787
  • 888574432447
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
67678
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • WAR67678D
  • (OCoLC)62764674
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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