The Green Pastures

The Green Pastures
The Green Pastures
  • UR
  • 1h 33m
  • 1936
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"Gangway! Gangway for de Lawd God Jehovah!" Many of the great African American actors of the 1930s star in this humorous and moving adaptation of Roark Bradford's novel and Marc Connelly's Pulitzer Prize-winning Broadway play as the Bible's Old Testament is retold through the wise and witty eyes of an African American Jehovah!

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Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Fresh

Recreates various Sunday school stories from the Old Testament that's told in a spirited manner in...

June 21, 2017
Combustible Celluloid
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Fresh

It's all ridiculous, of course, but in an open-hearted, nave sort of way it's an oddly captivating...

June 21, 2017
Movie Metropolis
John J. Puccio
Fresh

The Green Pastures holds up today as an entertaining and largely inoffensive film, one whose innoc...

June 21, 2017
Movie Metropolis
John J. Puccio
Fresh

There can be no questioning the uplifting moral fiber of the tales, the infectious spirit of its m...

June 21, 2017
EmanuelLevy.Com
Emanuel Levy
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June 21, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama, Comedy
  • Release Date:August 1, 1936
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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