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Heaven Can Wait

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The play on which the motion picture, Here comes Mr. Jordan, was based.
"Copyright, 1942, by Jed Harris (revised) ... copyright, 1938, by Harry Segall (under the title, It was like this)"
Also the motion picture, Heaven Can Wait 1978.


Mr. Jordan is checking passengers who are to depart in an airplane for the Hereafter. The routine is interrupted by the arrival of Joe Pendleto
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Paperback, 80 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by Dramatists Play Service, Inc. (first published January 1938)
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Realini
Jun 15, 2017 Realini rated it liked it
Shelves: humor
Here Comes Mr. Jordan, based on “Heaven Can Wait” by Harry Segall

A different version of this note and thoughts on other books are available at:

- https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list... and http://realini.blogspot.ro/

Here Comes Mr. Jordan is a good comedy.
The New York Times’ Best 1,000 Movies Ever Made List has it in its ranks:

- http://www.listchallenges.com/new-yor...

Nevertheless, I was not exactly enchanted.
It is in part because I was not just familiar with the subject, but happened to see Hea
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Matt
May 05, 2012 Matt rated it liked it
Shelves: play-hunt
This is a very dated play (came around the early 1940’s), but still as fun to read for me as it was to perform. Lots of great gags and one liners, good old fashioned fun lies within this one.
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Oct 15, 2012 Jessica rated it really liked it
Shelves: theatre
A really funny and sweet play. I would really like to see a live performance of it some time.
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