Hallelujah(Movie, 1929)

1h 40min | Genres: Music, Drama
HallelujahRating: 3.0/5 (with 6 votes)
Hallelujah is a 1929 American Pre-Code Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musical directed by King Vidor, and starring Daniel L. Haynes and Nina Mae McKinney. Filmed in Tennessee and Arkansas and chronicling the troubled quest of a sharecropper, Zeke Johnson (Haynes), and his relationship with the seductive Chick (McKinney), Hallelujah was one of the first all-African American films by a major studio. It was intended for a general audience and was considered so risky a venture by MGM that they required King Vidor to invest his own salary in the production. Vidor expressed an interest in "showing the Southern Negro as he is" and attempted to present a relatively non-stereotyped view of African-American life. Hallelujah was King Vidor's first sound film, and combined sound recorded on location and sound recorded post-production in Hollywood. King Vidor ()
Movie poster of Hallelujah

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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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Duration: 1h 40min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 40min
Also available at on: DVD

Awards & Nominations for Hallelujah

National Film Registry Academy Award for Best Director

About Hallelujah

A black laborer turns preacher after accidentally killing a man.

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Trailer for Hallelujah + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Trailer 1(Trailer, 1:37)

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 3 languages: English (EN), Italian (IT), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 08/20/1929
Cast: Nina Mae McKinney, Victoria Spivey, Harry B. Gray, Sam McDaniel
Director: King Vidor
Producer: Irving Thalberg
Screenwriter: Wanda Tuchock
Film Editor: Hugh Wynn
Composer: Irving Berlin
Production Designer: Cedric Gibbons
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
Color: Black & White (B/W)

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:38488, Added: 03/10/2018, Last updated: 11/16/2019