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The Green Pastures

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
A preacher in a small African-American church in Louisiana tells his Sunday school class stories from the Bible as if the characters were part of a local fish fry. He starts with the creation of the world by God, known as "De Lawd" (Rex Ingram), and tells how God went on to create heaven, which is just like their farmland, and then created man and woman, followed by their fall and finally the coming of Jesus Christ. The film is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

Cast: Rex Ingram , Oscar Polk , Eddie Anderson , Frank Wilson , George H. Reed , Alexander Gleaves , Myrtle Anderson , Al Stokes

Director: William Keighley

Genres: Comedy drama

The Green Pastures (1936)

Release Date: January 1st, 1936|1 hr. 33 min.

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