Starting time code: 08:09

Ending time code: 11:27

Length: 198 sec

Beginning: during sequence

Ending: ending of sequence

Outlines: pause or interpolated dialogue

Completeness: incomplete & fragmentary (hardly a number)

Structure: simple

Shots: 8

Average shot length: 25 sec

Performance: song

Number directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Performer(s): Ethel Waters , Eddie "Rochester" Anderson , Kenneth Spencer , Butterfly McQueen , Hall Johnson Choir

Cast: All Black cast

Stars who don't participate: no data


Diegetic spectators: yes

Diegetic status of the number: social event

Diegetic status of the music: no diegetic music


Topic(s): community-gospel

Diegetic place: American South

Imaginary place: no data

Ethnic stereotypes: no data

Exoticism: no data

Music & dance

Song: 'Tis the Old Ship of Zion

Musical ensemble: chorus

Dubbing: no

Tempo: adagio

Musical styles: spiritual

Arrangers: Hall Johnson

Dance director: no data

Dance ensemble: no data

Dancing type: adagio

Dance subgenre: no data

Dance content: no data


Source: borrowed from the musical repertoire

Quotation: no data