God and Satan battle for the soul of a wounded gambler in the musical Cabin In The Sky (1943) with performances by Louis Armstong, Ethel Waters and Lena Horne.
Katharine Cornell (as herself) is handing out fruit and Shakespeare to servicemen in one of the more touching star cameos from Stage Door Canteen, 1943.
Little Joe (Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson) comes back to life, prompting Petunia (Ethel Waters) into her sparkling performance of 'Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe' by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, in MGM's Cabin In The Sky, 1943.
Count Basie leads the band featuring Ethel Waters in 'Quicksand' by James V. Monaco and Al Dubin in Stage Door Canteen, 1943.
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This delightfully sentimental movie documents (via a fictional tale) the real-life story of New York City’s Stage Door Canteen, an east coast version of the Hollywood Canteen, where soldiers were entertained by stage and screen stars of the era.
Pinky (Jeanne Crain), a black woman who works as a nurse in Boston, finds she is able to ""pass for white."" Afraid her true heritage will be discovered, she leaves her white fiancé (William Lundigan) and returns home to Mississippi. There, she helps her ailing grandmother (Ethel Waters) by caring for her employer (Ethel Barrymore), an imperious plantation owner. When she names Pinky heiress to her estate, the community rises in resentment, triggering a sensational court trial.
Early tale of racial discrimination finds a light-Skinned black woman returning south after refusing a proposal of marriage from a handsome white doctor.
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