Green Pastures Movie Review 1936

Information and Film Reviews for Green Pastures the Movie

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An adaptation of Marc Connelly's 1930 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, which attempts to retell Biblical stories in black English vernacular of the '30s. Southern theatre owners boycotted the controversial film which had an all-Black cast.


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Available on VHS
Running time 93 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Adapted from a Play, Religion, African America, Angels
Rex Ingram, Oscar Polk, Eddie Anderson, George Reed, Abraham Graves, Myrtle Anderson, Frank Wilson
Hal Mohr
William Keighley, Marc Connelly

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