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Cabin in the Sky (1943) Poster

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Directed by 

Vincente Minnelli
Busby Berkeley ... (director: "Shine" sequence) (uncredited)

Writing Credits  

Joseph Schrank ... (screen play)
 
Lynn Root ... (based upon the book of the musical play by)
 
Marc Connelly ... (contributing writer) (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Ethel Waters ... Petunia Jackson
Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson ... Little Joe Jackson
Lena Horne ... Georgia Brown
Louis Armstrong ... The Trumpeter
Rex Ingram ... Lucius / Lucifer Jr.
Kenneth Spencer Kenneth Spencer ... The General / Rev. Green
John W. Bubbles ... Domino Johnson (as 'Bubbles' [John W. Sublett])
Oscar Polk ... The Deacon / Fleetfoot
Mantan Moreland ... First Idea Man
Willie Best ... Second Idea Man
Fletcher Rivers Fletcher Rivers ... Third Idea Man (as Moke [Fletcher Rivers])
Leon James Leon James ... Fourth Idea Man (as Poke [Leon James])
Bill Bailey Bill Bailey ... Bill (as dancer Taking A Chance On Love)
Ford Washington Lee Ford Washington Lee ... Messenger Boy (as 'Buck' [Ford L. Washington])
Butterfly McQueen ... Lily
Ruby Dandridge ... Mrs. Kelso
Nick Stewart Nick Stewart ... Dude (as Nicodemus)
Ernest Whitman Ernest Whitman ... Jim Henry
Duke Ellington Orchestra Duke Ellington Orchestra ... Duke Ellington's Orchestra (as Duke Ellington and his Orchestra)
Hall Johnson Choir Hall Johnson Choir ... Church Choir (as The Hall Johnson Choir)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jules Adger Jules Adger ... Specialty Dancer in Hell Sequence (uncredited)
Doris Ake Doris Ake ... Dancer / Jim Henry Paradise Patron (uncredited)
Juliette Ball Juliette Ball ... Jim Henry's Paradise Patron (uncredited)
Lennie Bluett Lennie Bluett ... Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron (uncredited)
Bernard Bradley Bernard Bradley ... Specialty Dancer in Hell Sequence (uncredited)
Daisy Bufford ... Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron (uncredited)
Jas. Burch Jas. Burch ... Specialty Dancer in Hell Sequence (uncredited)
Curry Lee Calmes Curry Lee Calmes ... Specialty Dancer in Hell Sequence (uncredited)
Rita Christiani Rita Christiani ... Specialty Dancer in Hell Sequence / Jitterbugger (uncredited)
Vivian Dandridge Vivian Dandridge ... Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron (uncredited)
June Decuire June Decuire ... Specialty Dancer in Hell Sequence (uncredited)
Dorothea Durham Dorothea Durham ... Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron (uncredited)
Duke Ellington ... Duke Ellington (uncredited)
Byron Ellis Byron Ellis ... Specialty Dancer in Hell Sequence (uncredited)
Joel Fluellen Joel Fluellen ... Mr. Kelso / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron (uncredited)
Louise Franklin Louise Franklin ... Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron (uncredited)
William Gillespie William Gillespie ... Soloist in 'Little Black Sheep' (uncredited)
Suzette Harbin Suzette Harbin ... Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron (uncredited)
Avanelle Harris Avanelle Harris ... Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron (uncredited)
Kathleen Hartsfield Kathleen Hartsfield ... Dancer at Jim Henry's Paradise (uncredited)
Maggie Hathaway Maggie Hathaway ... Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron (uncredited)
Cleo Herndon Cleo Herndon ... Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron (uncredited)
Lawaune Ingram Lawaune Ingram ... Specialty Dancer in Hell Sequence (uncredited)
Bobby Johnson Bobby Johnson ... Specialty Dancer in Hell Sequence (uncredited)
Glenn Leedy Glenn Leedy ... Boy in Church (uncredited)
Meade 'Lux' Lewis Meade 'Lux' Lewis ... Whistling Solo in 'Take a Chance on Love' (uncredited)
Juanita Moore ... Nightclub Patron / Churchgoer (uncredited)
Tommie Moore Tommie Moore ... Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron (uncredited)
Jieno Moxzer ... Specialty Dancer in Hell Sequence (uncredited)
Florence O'Brien Florence O'Brien ... Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron (uncredited)
Neva Peoples Neva Peoples ... Dancer / Jim Henry Patron (uncredited)
Amanda Randolph Amanda Randolph ... Churchgoer (uncredited)
Louise Ritchie Louise Ritchie ... Specialty Dancer in Hell Sequence (uncredited)
Henry Phace Roberts Henry Phace Roberts ... Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron (uncredited)
Carmencita Romero Carmencita Romero ... Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron (uncredited)
Clinton Rosemond Clinton Rosemond ... Doctor (uncredited)
Archie Savage ... Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron (uncredited)
Edward C. Short Edward C. Short ... Soloist in 'Little Black Sheep' (uncredited)
Johnny Thomas Johnny Thomas ... Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron (uncredited)
Ernestine Wade Ernestine Wade ... Churchgoer (uncredited)
Arthur Walker Arthur Walker ... Soloist in 'Little Black Sheep' (uncredited)
Artie Young Artie Young ... Specialty Dancer in Hell Sequence (uncredited)

Produced by 

Arthur Freed ... producer
Albert Lewis ... associate producer

Music by 

George Bassman ... (uncredited)
Roger Edens ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Sidney Wagner ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Harold F. Kress ... film editor

Art Direction by 

Cedric Gibbons

Set Decoration by 

Edwin B. Willis ... (set decorations)

Costume Design by 

Irene ... (costume supervision)

Production Management 

Gilbert Kurland ... unit production manager (uncredited)
Charles Levin ... unit manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Al Shenberg ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Hugh Hunt ... associate set decorator
Leonid Vasian ... associate art director

Sound Department 

Douglas Shearer ... recording director
William Steinkamp ... sound (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Howard Shoup ... associate costume supervisor (as Shoup)
Gile Steele ... costumes: men's

Music Department 

George Bassman ... orchestrator
Vernon Duke ... music by
Roger Edens ... musical adaptation
Hall Johnson ... choral arrangements
John La Touche ... lyrics by (as John Latouche)
George Stoll ... musical director (as Georgie Stoll)
Barney Bigard ... musician: clarinet, tenor sax (uncredited)
George 'Red' Callender ... musician: acoustic double bass (uncredited)
Jimmy Maxwell ... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Lee Young ... musician: drums (uncredited)

Other crew 

Vinton Freedley ... produced on the stage in association with
Albert Lewis ... produced on the stage by
Al Hirschfeld ... poster designer (uncredited)
Millie Monroe ... stand-in (uncredited)
Archie Savage ... dance director (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

See also

Release Dates | Official Sites | Company Credits | Filming & Production | Technical Specs

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