A Raisin in the Sun Solarmovie

A Raisin in the Sun (1961)


Walter Lee Younger is a young man struggling with his station in life. Sharing a tiny apartment with his wife, son, sister and mother, he seems like an imprisoned man. Until, that is, the family gets an unexpected financial windfall...

A Raisin in the Sun Solarmovie
Solarmovie Score: 7.3/10 from 29 votes
Release Date: 1961-05-28
Status: Released
Run time: 128 min / 2:8
Production Studio : Columbia Pictures
Production Country: United States of America


Sidney Poitier
as Walter Lee Younger
Claudia McNeil
as Lena Younger
Ruby Dee
as Ruth Younger
Diana Sands
as Beneatha Younger
Louis Gossett, Jr.
as George Murchison
Stephen Perry
as Travis Younger
Joel Fluellen
as Bobo
Ivan Dixon
as Asagai
John Fiedler
as Mark Lindner
Roy Glenn
as Willie Harris
George DeNormand
as Employer (uncredited)
David Susskind
as On-screen Trailer Narrator (uncredited)
Bob Sweeney
as Insurance Company Agent (uncredited)


Directing Daniel Petrie Director
Writing Lorraine Hansberry Screenplay
Writing Lorraine Hansberry Theatre Play
Production Ronald H. Gilbert Producer
Production David Susskind Producer
Sound Laurence Rosenthal Original Music Composer
Camera Charles Lawton Jr. Director of Photography
Editing William A. Lyon Editor
Editing Paul Weatherwax Editor
Art Carl Anderson Art Direction
Art Louis Diage Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Helen Hunt Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Ben Lane Makeup Artist
Sound George Cooper Sound
Sound Charles J. Rice Sound
Camera Richard H. Kline Camera Operator
Sound Arthur Morton Orchestrator
Directing Sam Nelson Assistant Director