Video/Film , DVD in English

The green pastures

Warner Bros. Pictures presents a fable by Marc Connelly ; directed by Marc Connelly and William Keighley.
  • Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©2013.
  • 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD, full screen (4x3, 1.37:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
Performers
  • Cast: Eddie Rochester Anderson, Rex Ingram, Frank H. Wilson, Edna Mae Harris.
Subjects
Genre
  • Drama.
  • Feature films.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
  • Feature films.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Summary
  • 'You gotta git your minds fixed, ' the rural preacher tells Sunday School children. And the best way to do that fixin' is from Old Testament stories narrated by the preacher, played by a black cast, backed by the joyful gospel sounds of the Hall Johnson Choir and based on Marc Connelly's folk-themed Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
Other information
  • Title from container.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1936.
  • Special features: Commentary by LeVar Burton and Black Cultural Scholars Herb Boyd and Ed Guerrero; 2 vintage musical shorts: Rufus Jones for president; An all-colored vaudeville show.
  • Rating: Not rated.
  • Language: English dialogue; Spanish, English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 883316690819
  • OCLC: 840692811
  • OCLC: 840692811