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The Green Pastures (1936) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Marc Connelly
William Keighley

Writing Credits  

Roark Bradford ... (suggested by: Southern Sketches "Ol' Man Adam and His Chillun'")
 
Marc Connelly ... (a fable by)
 
Sheridan Gibney ... (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Rex Ingram ... De Lawd / Adam / Hezdrel
Oscar Polk ... Gabriel
Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson ... Noah (as Eddie Anderson)
Frank H. Wilson Frank H. Wilson ... Moses (as Frank Wilson)
George Reed ... Mr. Deshee
Abraham Gleaves Abraham Gleaves ... Archangel
Myrtle Anderson Myrtle Anderson ... Eve
Al Stokes Al Stokes ... Cain
Edna Mae Harris Edna Mae Harris ... Zeba (as Edna M. Harris)
James Fuller James Fuller ... Cain the Sixth
George Randol George Randol ... High Priest
Ida Forsyne Ida Forsyne ... Noah's Wife
Ray Martin Ray Martin ... Shem
Charles Andrews Charles Andrews ... Flatfoot (as Chas. Andrews)
Dudley Dickerson ... Ham
Jimmy Burress Jimmy Burress ... Japheth
Billy Cumby Billy Cumby ... Abraham / Head Magician / King of Babylon (as William Cumby)
Ivory Williams Ivory Williams ... Jacob
David Bethea David Bethea ... Aaron
Ernest Whitman Ernest Whitman ... Pharaoh
Reginald Fenderson ... Joshua
Slim Thompson Slim Thompson ... Master of Ceremonies
Clinton Rosemond Clinton Rosemond ... Prophet
Hall Johnson Choir Hall Johnson Choir ... Vocal Ensemble
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Alexander John Alexander ... Dancer #1 (uncredited)
Freddie Archibald Freddie Archibald ... Gambler (uncredited)
Willie Best ... Henry - the Angel (uncredited)
Dorothy Bishop Dorothy Bishop ... Mrs. Japheth (uncredited)
William Broadus William Broadus ... Mr. Randall (uncredited)
Donald Brown Donald Brown ... Sexton's Grandson (uncredited)
Ben Carter ... Gambler (uncredited)
Lillian Davis Lillian Davis ... Viney Prohack (uncredited)
Amanda Drayton Amanda Drayton ... Mrs. Randall (uncredited)
Florence Field Florence Field ... First Cleaner (uncredited)
Anna Mae Fritz Anna Mae Fritz ... Stout Angel / Young Gambler / Second Cleaner (uncredited)
Jesse Graves Jesse Graves ... General (uncredited)
Minnie Gray Minnie Gray ... Mrs. Ham (uncredited)
Bessie Guy Bessie Guy ... Mrs. Shem (uncredited)
Jester Hairston ... Member of Hall Johnson Choir (uncredited)
Theresa Harris ... Angel (uncredited)
Philip Hurlic Philip Hurlic ... Carlisle Randall (uncredited)
John Larkin ... Sexton (uncredited)
Johnny Lee Johnny Lee ... Angel (uncredited)
Bessie Lyle Bessie Lyle ... Mrs. Prohack (uncredited)
Etta McDaniel ... Heckler at the Ark (uncredited)
Mantan Moreland ... Angel Removing Hat (uncredited)
Etta Moten Etta Moten ... Angel (uncredited)
Clarence Muse ... Angel (uncredited)
Louise Price Louise Price ... Viney Prohack (uncredited)
Leon Randall Leon Randall ... W.W. Whitfield (uncredited)
Charlotte Sneed Charlotte Sneed ... Carlotta Prohack (uncredited)
Carolynne Snowden Carolynne Snowden ... Angel (uncredited)
Fred 'Snowflake' Toones ... Zubo (uncredited)
Duke Upshaw Duke Upshaw ... Abel / Dancer #2 (uncredited)
Emil Van Horn Emil Van Horn ... Gorilla (uncredited)
Benevenita Washington Benevenita Washington ... Flashily Dressed Woman (uncredited)
Rosena Weston Rosena Weston ... Zipporah (uncredited)
Bertha Wright Bertha Wright ... Slender Angel (uncredited)

Produced by 

Henry Blanke ... supervising producer
Hal B. Wallis ... executive producer (uncredited)
Jack L. Warner ... executive producer (uncredited)

Music by 

Erich Wolfgang Korngold ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by 

Hal Mohr ... (photography)

Art Direction by 

Stanley Fleischer
Allen Saalburg

Costume Design by 

Milo Anderson ... (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Sherry Shourds ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Maurice Golden ... props (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Charles David Forrest ... sound (uncredited)
Nathan Levinson ... sound (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Fred Jackman ... special photographic effects

Camera and Electrical Department 

Lawrence Kennedy ... head gaffer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Eugene Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

George Amy ... film editor

Music Department 

Hall Johnson ... choral conductor: Hall Johnson choir / music arranger: choral
Leo F. Forbstein ... musical director (uncredited)
Hugo Friedhofer ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Howard Jackson ... composer: trailer (uncredited)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold ... conductor (uncredited)

Other crew 

S. Charles Einfeld ... press agent (uncredited)
Frank Fox ... script clerk (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

See also

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