Cabin in the Sky1943

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Cabin in the Sky
Directed by:
Busby Berkeley and Vincente Minnelli

Released in the USA on April 09 of 1943, "Cabin in the Sky" (also known as "Due cuori in cielo", "Häuschen im Himmel, Ein") is a Musical/Fantasy film directed by Busby Berkeley and Vincente Minnelli . Ethel Waters and Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson are starring, alongside Lena Horne, Louis Armstrong, Rex Ingram and Kenneth Spencer.

Broadway's big, fun-jammed music show is on the screen at last--crowded with stars and songs and spectacle in the famed MGM manner!

Who directed "Cabin in the Sky":

Cabin in the Sky was directed by Busby Berkeley and Vincente Minnelli.

Busby Berkeley was an American director, and actor. Before making Cabin in the Sky, he had directed For Me and My Gal, released in 1942, Babes on Broadway (1941), Strike Up the Band (1940), Babes in Arms (1939), Fast and Furious (1939), and They Made Me a Criminal (1939). Since, Busby Berkeley directed Girl Crazy, released in 1943, The Gang's All Here (1943), Annie Get Your Gun (1950), The Blue Veil (1951).

Vincente Minnelli was an American director. Before making Cabin in the Sky, he had directed Panama Hattie, released in 1942. Since, Vincente Minnelli directed Meet Me in St. Louis, released in 1944, The Clock (1945), Yolanda and the Thief (1945), Ziegfeld Follies (1946), Undercurrent (1946), and Till the Clouds Roll By (1946).

When was "Cabin in the Sky" released:

Cabin in the Sky was first released in the United States on Friday, April 09, 1943. Also released on Friday, April 09, 1943 has been Edge of Darkness (dir. Lewis Milestone). This was seventy-six (76) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, April 09, 1947 in France and on Saturday, May 07, 1994 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "Cabin in the Sky":

At the casting of Cabin in the Sky we find Ethel Waters, previously seen in Cairo (1942) and Tales of Manhattan (1942); Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson (Star Spangled Rhythm (1942), Tales of Manhattan (1942)); Lena Horne (Panama Hattie (1942), The Duke Is Tops (1938)) [ more... ]

  • Ernest Whitman and Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Rex Ingram, Oscar Polk, Mantan Moreland, Willie Best have all also be seen in The Green Pastures, released in 1936.
  • Duke Ellington and Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Louis Armstrong, Oscar Polk, Mantan Moreland, Ernest Whitman also worked together in Birth of the Blues, released in 1941.
  • Ernest Whitman and Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Oscar Polk, Butterfly McQueen can all be seen in Gone with the Wind, released in 1939.

What is the Storyline of "Cabin in the Sky":

Cabin in the Sky tells a version of the Faust legend in which Little Joe, a man killed over gambling debts, is given six months to redeem his soul and become worthy of entering Heaven -- otherwise his soul will be condemned to Hell.

Produced by Arthur Freed and directed by Vincente Minnelli in his Hollywood debut, Cabin in the Sky was a groundbreaking production for its time due to the decision to use an all-African-American cast. In the 1940s, movie theaters in many cities, [...]

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