Taking a Chance on Love

Ethel Waters


In this scene from the 1943 motion picture “Cabin In The Sky” Ethel Waters performs her rendition of the popular song “Taking a Chance on Love” with Eddie “Rochester” Anderson.

*”Taking a Chance On Love” was composed by Vernon Duke, with words by John La Touche and Ted Fetter. The song debuted in the 1940 Broadway all-black musical “Cabin in the Sky” sung by Ethel Waters and Dooley Wilson.

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