God, heaven, and several Old Testament stories, including the Creation and Noah's Ark, are described supposedly using the perspective of rural, black Americans.
Did You Know?
The part of "De Lawd" was originally written to be played in blackface by Al Jolson
. When that fell through, it was offered to Paul Robeson
, who refused it. It was eventually given to Rex Ingram
. See more
One of Noah's son's rides a zebra that is clearly a donkey or mule made to look like a zebra. Two real zebras are loaded while he rides the fake. See more
Gangway for the lord god, Jehovah!
Version of The Green Pastures
My God Is So High
Performed by the Hall Johnson Choir See more