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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
Paperback, 80 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by Dramatists Play Service, Inc. (first published January 1938)
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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.
A really funny and sweet play. I would really like to see a live performance of it some time.
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