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    Cabin in the Sky (MGM, 1943). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    The first feature film to be directed by Vincente Minnelli, Cabin in the Sky tells the story of Little Joe (Eddie "Rochester"Anderson), an inveterate gambler who is shot during an illicit outing to a casino. His wife (Ethel Waters) prays for his soul, which leads to a major battle between the forces of Good and Evil. MGM spared no expense on this production, which was the first to be produced by a major studio featuring an all-black cast. The ensemble included some of the biggest, most talented names in Hollywood, including Waters, Anderson, Lena Horne, Louis Armstrong, Mantan Moreland, and Butterfly McQueen. Linen backing has improved this snazzy, jazzy half sheet, with touchup applied to the folds, a crease in the bottom left corner, piholes in the corners, and a small tear and creasing in the top border. The colors are slightly faded. Fine+ on Linen.


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