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Cabin in the Sky (1943)

04/09/1943 (US) MusicFantasy 1h 38m
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At Last on the Screen! The Musical Comedy Sensation!


When compulsive gambler Little Joe Jackson dies in a drunken fight, he awakens in purgatory, where he learns that he will be sent back to Earth for six months to prove that he deserves to be in heaven. He awakens, remembering nothing and struggles to do right by his devout wife, Petunia, while an angel known as the General and the devil's son, Lucifer Jr., fight for his soul.

  1. Vincente Minnelli


  2. Lynn Root


  3. Joseph Schrank


  4. Marc Connelly


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ethel Waters

    Ethel Waters

    Petunia Jackson

  2. Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson

    Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson

    Joseph 'Little Joe' Jackson

  3. Lena Horne

    Lena Horne

    Georgia Brown

  4. Louis Armstrong

    Louis Armstrong

    The Trumpeter

  5. Rex Ingram

    Rex Ingram

    Lucius / Lucifer Jr.

  6. Kenneth Spencer

    The General / Rev. Greene

  7. John 'Bubbles' Sublett

    John 'Bubbles' Sublett

    Domino Johnson

  8. Oscar Polk

    Oscar Polk

    The Deacon / Fleetfoot

  9. Mantan Moreland

    Mantan Moreland

    First Idea Man

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Cabin in the Sky
Cabin in the Sky

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $662,141.00

Revenue $1,606,624.00


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