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God, heaven, and several Old Testament stories, including the Creation and Noah's Ark, are described supposedly using the perspective of rural, black Americans.

Directors: Marc Connelly, William Keighley
Stars: Rex Ingram, Oscar Polk, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson
Certificate: Passed Musical | Fantasy
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A compulsive gambler dies during a shooting, but he'll receive a second chance to reform himself and to make up with his worried wife.

Directors: Vincente Minnelli, Busby Berkeley
Stars: Ethel Waters, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Lena Horne
The Green Pastures (TV Movie 1959)
Drama
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Director: George Schaefer
Stars: William Warfield, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Terry Carter
Mystery | Romance
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A crooked real estate tycoon tricks a trusting young woman out of her small candy store. When he is found dead, the girl is suspected of the crime.

Director: Jack Kemp
Stars: Hilda Offley, Sheila Guyse, Kenneth Freeman
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17 October 1957 (USA)  »

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Green Pastures (#7.1)  »

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The original Broadway stage production won the 1930 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It opened on Feb. 26, 1930 at the Mansfield Theatre in New York and ran for 640 performances. See more »

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Remade as The Green Pastures (1959) See more »

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