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A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun(1961)

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Brief Synopsis

A black woman uses her late husband's life insurance to build a better world for her children.

Cast & Crew

Daniel Petrie Director
Sidney Poitier Walter Lee Younger
Claudia McNeil Lena Younger
Ruby Dee Ruth Younger
Diana Sands Beneatha Younger
Ivan Dixon Asagai
John Fiedler Mark Lindner
Louis Gossett George Murchison
Stephen Perry Travis Younger
Roy Glenn Willie Harris
Ray Stubbs Bartender
Rudolph Monroe Taxi driver
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 29 Mar 1961
Release Date:  1961 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Columbia Pictures
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Paman--Doris Productions
Duration(mins):  128 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Trusting TCM's Team

    Will Fox 2018-11-11

    On Veterans' Day, as a veteran US Air Force flying instructor, I wondered why TCM would schedule 1961's "A Raisin in the Sun" about a... MORE>

  • Things to Come

    Richard Lewthwaite 2018-11-11

    Powerful movie, one that makes me weep. It shows the struggles of the black community in 1961 and the things to come to the "Walter Lee' ... MORE>

  • raisin

    kevin sellers 2018-07-19

    One of the greatest American family plays ever written. Right up there with "Long Days Journey" and "Cat". Not much of a movie, though. MORE>