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Poor Devil (1973)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy  |  14 February 1973 (USA)
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A young down on his luck resident of hell (Sammy Davis Jr.) is given a chance to redeem himself by signing up a down on his luck retail accountant to sell his soul to Lucifer (Christopher Lee).

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A bumbling assistant to Satan (Sammy Davis Jr.) hasn't gotten a soul for him for 1400 years. He gets one last chance when he's assigned get the soul of a down and out retail department store accountant (Jack Klugman). Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Sammy at his comic best as the most inept Devil's messenger this side of Hades!

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I knew I'd seen this!
11 January 2004 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

Several times in the past 25 years I have asked myself and others the question, "Didn't I see a movie once where Sammy Davis Jr. played a devil?". No one had ever been able to confirm this to me, and I'd wondered whether I'd imagined the whole thing all these years. (This is a common problem of many from the 70's generation).

Well doesn't it beat all that I'm browsing through the IMDb and I find it! This is, without a doubt, the best database of Movies and TV in existence.

All I can tell you about this movie is that it exists, I saw it, and that it did have a few funny moments.


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