Heaven Can Wait1943

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Heaven Can Wait
Directed by:
Ernst Lubitsch

Directed by Ernst Lubitsch, and written by Samson Raphaelson (screenplay), "Heaven Can Wait" (also known as "Geburtstag, Der", "Cielo può attendere, Il", "Himmlischer Sünder, Ein") is a Comedy/Drama/Fantasy/Romance film, released in the USA on August 11 of 1943 . Gene Tierney and Don Ameche are starring, alongside Charles Coburn, Marjorie Main, Laird Cregar and Spring Byington.

The *very gay story of a gay blade ! He believed in Love . . . Honor . . . and Obey - that impulse ! *it's got that Lubitsch touch !

Who directed "Heaven Can Wait":

Heaven Can Wait was directed by Ernst Lubitsch, a German director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before directing Heaven Can Wait, Ernst Lubitsch had directed To Be or Not to Be, released in 1942, That Uncertain Feeling (1941), The Shop Around the Corner (1940), Ninotchka (1939), Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938), and Angel (1937). Since, he directed A Royal Scandal, released in 1945, Cluny Brown (1946), That Lady in Ermine (1948).

What was the release date of "Heaven Can Wait":

Heaven Can Wait was first released on Wednesday, August 11, 1943, in the United States.. This was seventy-six (76) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, August 28, 1946 in France; Friday, August 15, 1952 in Germany and on Saturday, August 25, 1990 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Heaven Can Wait":

At the casting of Heaven Can Wait we find Gene Tierney, previously seen in China Girl (1942) and Thunder Birds (1942); Don Ameche (Girl Trouble (1942), The Magnificent Dope (1942)); Charles Coburn (The Constant Nymph (1943), Forever and a Day (1943)) [ more... ]

  • Marjorie Main, Spring Byington, Allyn Joslyn and Aubrey Mather also worked together in The Affairs of Martha, released in 1942.
  • Spring Byington and Gene Tierney, Laird Cregar also appeared in Rings on Her Fingers, released in 1942.
  • Don Ameche, Charles Coburn and Spring Byington can all be seen in The Story of Alexander Graham Bell, released in 1939.
  • Laird Cregar and Gene Tierney also appeared in Hudson's Bay, released in 1941.

What is the Storyline of "Heaven Can Wait":

An aged Henry van Cleve (Ameche) enters the opulent reception area of Hell, to be personally greeted by "His Excellency" (Cregar). Henry petitions to be admitted (fully aware of the kind of life he had led), but there is some doubt as to his qualifications. To prove his worthiness (or rather unworthiness), he begins to tell the story of his dissolute life.

In late nineteenth century New York, Henry is the spoiled only child of stuffy, upper class parents Randolph (Calhern) and Bertha (Byington). His [...]

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