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The Green Pastures (1957)

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Director: George Schaefer
Stars: William Warfield, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Vinnette Carroll
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Cast

Credited cast:
William Warfield William Warfield ... De Lawd
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson ... Noah (as Eddie Anderson)
Harry Baird
Terry Carter ... Gabriel
Bill Dillard Bill Dillard ... King of Babylon (as William Dillard)
Helen Dowdy Helen Dowdy ... Stout Angel
Sheila Guyse ... Zeba
Estelle Hemsley Estelle Hemsley ... Mrs. Deshee
Earle Hyman ... Adam / Hezdrel
Dots Johnson Dots Johnson ... Corporal (as Dotts Johnson)
Rosetta LeNoire ... Noah's Wife
Avon Long ... First Gambler
John Marriott ... Isaac
Butterfly McQueen
Mantan Moreland
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 October 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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William Warfield's only "straight" (i.e. non-musical) acting role on television. See more »

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