Cabin in the Sky, Pre-show at 7 pm with The Spirituals Choir!

| 1943 | 98 min. | |
A Film by Vincente Minnelli

Wednesday June 05, 2013


$10 General Admission, $7 Member
Doors Open for admissions 30 min. prior to screening - buy at center

A Film by Vincente Minnelli

Starring Ethel Waters, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Lena Horne, Duke Ellington and His Orchestra

Presented with pre-show at 7 pm,  The Spirituals Choir!

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.”  Vincent Minnelli’s first major movie musical features some of the top African American talent of the day, including John Bubbles, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and His Orchestra. But it’s above all a showcase for top-billed Waters’ enormous singing, dancing, comedy, and acting talents.

AH CABIN IN THE SKY

"Lustrous, gospel-folklore retelling of Faust"

--CinePassion

"it's a rare treat to see so many supernovas of the black entertainment universe together in one movie"

--The Onion A.V. Club

Academy Award Nominee ('44) for Best Original Song

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