Cabin in the Sky 79 years old

At Last on the Screen! The Musical Comedy Sensation!

Cabin in the Sky

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.

Credits

Cabin in the Sky Cast

Name Character
Louis Armstrong He was 41, 69 years old when he died as The Trumpeter
Ruby Dandridge She was 43, 87 years old when she died as Mrs. Kelso
Lena Horne She was 25, 92 years old when she died as Georgia Brown
Archie Savage He was 28, 88 years old when he died as Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron
Ethel Waters She was 46, 80 years old when she died as Petunia Jackson
Juanita Moore She was 28, 99 years old when she died as Nightclub Patron / Churchgoer
Joel Fluellen He was 35, 82 years old when he died as Mr. Kelso / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron
Clinton Rosemond He was 60, 83 years old when he died as Doctor
Meade 'Lux' Lewis as Whistling Solo in 'Take a Chance on Love'
Nick Stewart He was 33, 90 years old when he died as Dude
Mantan Moreland He was 40, 71 years old when he died as First Idea Man
Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson He was 37, 71 years old when he died as Joseph 'Little Joe' Jackson
Ernest Whitman He was 50, 61 years old when he died as Jim Henry
Amanda Randolph She was 47, 71 years old when she died as Churchgoer
Rita Christiani She was 25, 90 years old when she died as Specialty Dancer in Hell Sequence / Jitterbugger
Oscar Polk He was 43, 49 years old when he died as The Deacon / Fleetfoot
Ford Washington Lee He was 39, 51 years old when he died as Messenger Boy
Tommie Moore as Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron
Willie Best He was 26, 45 years old when he died as Second Idea Man
Suzette Harbin She was 27, 79 years old when she died as Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron
Kenneth Spencer as The General / Rev. Greene
Ernestine Wade She was 36, 76 years old when she died as Churchgoer
Duke Ellington He was 43, 75 years old when he died as Duke Ellington
Bobby Johnson He was 7, now 71 years old as Specialty Dancer in Hell Sequence
Leon James Poke as Fourth Idea Man
Glenn Leedy He was 7, 68 years old when he died as Boy in Church
Artie Young as Specialty Dancer in Hell Sequence
Neva Peoples as Dancer / Jim Henry Patron
Butterfly McQueen She was 32, 84 years old when she died as Lily
Maggie Hathaway as Dancer / Jim Henry's Paradise Patron
Fletcher Rivers as Third Idea Man
William Gillespie He was 49, 44 years old when he died as Soloist in 'Little Black Sheep'

Cabin in the Sky Crew

Name Department
Harold F. Kress as Editor. He was 29 (86) years old when He died Editing
Edwin B. Willis as Set Decoration. He was 50 (70) years old when He died Art
George Bassman as Music. He was 29 (83) years old when He died Sound
Cedric Gibbons as Art Direction. He was 50 (67) years old when He died Art
Sidney Wagner as Director of Photography. He was 42 (46) years old when He died Camera
Vincente Minnelli as Director. He was 40 (83) years old when He died Directing
Douglas Shearer as Sound Director. He was 43 (71) years old when He died Sound
Marc Connelly as Writer. He was 52 (90) years old when He died Writing
Busby Berkeley as Director. He was 47 (80) years old when He died Directing
Lynn Root as Novel. Writing
Joseph Schrank as Screenplay. Writing
Irene as Costume Supervisor. She was 42 (61) years old when She died Costume & Make-Up
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Cabin in the Sky (79 years)

At Last on the Screen! The Musical Comedy Sensation!

  • Release day: Friday, April 09, 1943
  • Runtime: 98 minutes
  • Budget: 662141.00
  • Revenue: 1606624.00