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For Heaven's Sake (1950)

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An angel disguises himself as a crusty old rancher in order to visit Earth and help an unborn child find suitable parents.

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Two angels, Charles and Arthur, are sent down to retrieve a young girl who has selected the couple she wishes to be borne to but who are so involved in their theatrical lives that procreation doesn't get a look in. To try and ginger things up Charles materialises and poses as a rich potential backer for their next show, only to discover that life on earth can be quite fun. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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HILARIOUS LAFF HIT! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

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29 January 1951 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

Apuros de um Anjo  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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One of only two of Clifton Webb's sound films in which he appears without his mustache. The other was Satan Never Sleeps (1962). See more »

Soundtracks

St. Louis Blues
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Music by W.C. Handy
Played on the harp in the hotel room
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1950's fantasy, two play writers, clifton webb as angel, bob cummings at his best
31 March 2002 | by (Baltimore, Maryland, US) – See all my reviews

Great escapist fantasy, perfect 1950s era storyline and shooting. Clifton Webb couldn't be better as cowboy-playing angel trying to get this writer-couple to want a baby who's been waiting for parents.

The acting, staging, storyline, acting all terrific, great fun, poignant, simple.


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