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  • A Raisin in the Sun (1961)
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    128 min | Drama
A Raisin in the Sun (1961)
Approved
128 min | Drama

A substantial insurance payment could mean either financial salvation or personal ruin for a poor black family.
Director
Writer
Lorraine Hansberry (play) (screenplay)
Cinematographer
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Release date
Mar 29, 1961 (United States)

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17 cast members
Name Known for
Sidney Poitier
Walter Lee Younger Walter Lee Younger   See fewer
Claudia McNeil
Lena Younger Lena Younger   See fewer
Ruby Dee
Ruth Younger Ruth Younger   See fewer
Diana Sands
Beneatha Younger Beneatha Younger   See fewer
Ivan Dixon
Asagai Asagai   See fewer
John Fiedler
Mark Lindner Mark Lindner   See fewer
Louis Gossett Jr.
George Murchison (as Louis Gossett) George Murchison (as Louis Gossett)   See fewer
Steven Perry
Travis Younger (as Stephen Perry) Travis Younger (as Stephen Perry)   See fewer
Louis Terrel
Herman Herman   See fewer
Roy Glenn
Willie Harris Willie Harris   See fewer
George DeNormand
Employer (uncredited) Employer (uncredited)   See fewer
Thomas D. Jones
Chauffeur (uncredited) Chauffeur (uncredited)   See fewer
Rudolph Monroe
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
Ray Stubbs
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
David Susskind
On-screen Trailer Narrator (uncredited) On-screen Trailer Narrator (uncredited)   See fewer
Bob Sweeney
Insurance Company Agent (uncredited) Insurance Company Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
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