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Cabin in the Sky

1943

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  • The musical was master filmmaker Vincente Minnelli’s first feature film as director and stands as a rare and complicated American film. It is rare because it boasts an all black cast, a large budget, and a release through a major studio at a time when this was far from the norm, and it is complicated because it is a work based on racial stereotypes of southern blacks while also being a film that documents and highlights the towering artistry of black entertainers at an extraordinary time.

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