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|Genre/Form:||Romantic comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature films - United States
|Named Person:||László Bús-Fekete|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ernst Lubitsch; Samson Raphaelson; Don Ameche; Gene Tierney; Charles Coburn; László Bús-Fekete; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
|Language Note:||Subtitled for the hearing impaired (SDH).|
|Notes:||Based on the play Birthday by Lazlo Bus-Fekete.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1943.
Special features: New video conversation between film critics Molly Haskell and Andrew Sarris; Creativity with Bill Moyers: A Portrait of Samson Raphaelson (1982), a 30-minute program exploring the screenwriter's life and career; audio seminar with Raphaelson and film critic Richard Corliss recorded at the Museum of Modern Art in 1977; Lubitsch home piano recordings; original theatrical trailer; a new essay by film scholar William Paul.
|Credits:||Director of photography, Edward J. Cronjager ; editor, Dorothy Spencer ; music, Alfred Newman.|
|Cast:||Don Ameche, Gene Tierney, Charles Coburn, Laird Cregar, Marjorie Main, Spring Byington, Allyn Joslyn.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.|
|Series Title:||Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 291.|
|Other Titles:||Heaven can wait (Motion picture : 1943)
Heaven can wait
|Responsibility:||Twentieth Century Fox presents ; Ernst Lubitsch's production ; screenplay by Samson Raphaelson ; directed by Ernst Lubitsch.|
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Newly deceased playboy Henry Van Cleve arrives at the outer offices of Hades where he asks a bemused Satan for permission to enter the gates of Hell. Though the Devil doubts he will qualify, Henry proceeds to recount a lifetime wooing and pursuing women.
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