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|Named Person:||Marc Connelly; Roark Bradford|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Marc Connelly; William Keighley; Roark Bradford; Rex Ingram; Eddie Anderson; Oscar Polk; Frank Wilson; Myrtle Anderson; Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967); Hall Johnson Choir.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
|Language Note:||In English with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish; closed-captioned in English.|
|Notes:||Originally released as a motion picture in 1936.
Based on a fable by Marc Connolly and the Roark Bradford novel Ol' man Adam an' his chillun.
Special features: commentary by actor LeVar Burton and Black cultural scholars Herb Boyd and Ed Guerrera ; 2 vintage musical shorts: "Rufus Jones for president", featuring Ethel Waters and 7-year-old Sammy Davis, Jr. ; "An all-colored vaudeville show", featuring Adelaide Hall and the Nicholas Brothers ; theatrical trailer.
|Credits:||Music, Hall Johnson Choir ; director of photography, Hal Mohr ; editor, George Amy.|
|Cast:||Rex Ingram (Adam, De Lawd, Hezdrel), Eddie Anderson (Noah), Oscar Polk (Gabriel), Frank Wilson (Moses, Sexton), Myrtle Anderson (Eve).|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: not rated.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (approximately 93 min.) : sd., black and white ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, region 1, Dolby digital mono.|
|Other Titles:||Rufus Jones for president.
All-colored vaudeville show.
Green pastures (Motion picture)
|Responsibility:||Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents ; directed by Marc Connelly and William Keighley.|