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Oh, God! Book II -- God (George Burns) asks a young girl (Louanne) to help spread his word and influence with a slogan.

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Director:
Writers:
Josh Greenfeld (story)
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Release Date:
3 October 1980 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
God asks a young girl to help spread his word and influence with a slogan. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A charmless lump See more (14 total) »

Cast

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George Burns ... God

Suzanne Pleshette ... Paula Richards

David Birney ... Don Richards
Louanne ... Tracy Richards
John Louie ... Shingo

Conrad Janis ... Charles Benson, School Principal
Anthony Holland ... Dr. Jerome Newell

Hugh Downs ... NBC Newscaster

Joyce Brothers ... Herself on NBC

Wilfrid Hyde-White ... Judge Thomas Miller

Marian Mercer ... Harriet Manley
Bebe Drake ... Dr. Young, School Psychologist (as Bebe Drake-Massey)
Mari Gorman ... Mrs. Hudson, Tracy's Teacher
Vernon Weddle ... Superintendant Jeffrey Hodges

Alma Beltran ... Rosa, Paula's Housekeeper

Denise Galik ... Joan, Don's Big Boobed Girlfriend
Tad Horino ... Mr. Yamamoto
Mitsu Yashima ... Mrs. Yamamoto
Jessica Rains ... Helen
Sunshine Parker ... Railroad Station Derelict
Deborah Allison ... 1st Girl in Lounge
Terry Bolo ... 2nd Girl in Lounge
Al Rosen ... Priest (as Albert Rosen)

Edie McClurg ... Mr. Benson's Secretary
Ruth Silveira ... Dr. Newell's Nurse
Ted White ... Motorcycle Policeman
Bob Terhune ... Motorcycle Policeman
Lisa Roberson ... Medical Technician

Rodney Allen Rippy ... Charlie
Rick Segall ... Randy (as Ricky Segall)
Erin Ramsey ... Lisa, Tracy's Classmate
Elizabeth Bryant ... Lizzi
G. Lewis Cates ... 1st Child
David Yanez ... 2nd Child
Susanne Chandonae ... 3rd Child
Justin Randi ... Harold (as Justin Randy)

Howard Duff ... Dr. Benjamin Charles Whitley

Hans Conried ... Dr. Barnes

Susan Krebs ... Woman Psychiatrist
Edmund Stoiber ... Psychiatrist 1
James Kirkwood Jr. ... Psychiatrist 2 (as James Kirkwood)
Robin Braxton ... Psychiatrist 3
Andre Philippe ... Psychiatrist 4
Henry Polic II ... Psychiatrist 5 (as Henri Polic II)
Richard Reicheg ... Psychiatrist 6
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Janine King ... Chinese Restaurant Patron (uncredited)
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Directed by
Gilbert Cates 
 
Writing credits
Josh Greenfeld (story)

Josh Greenfeld (screenplay) and
Hal Goldman (screenplay) and
Fred S. Fox (screenplay) and
Seaman Jacobs (screenplay) and
Melissa Miller (screenplay)

Avery Corman (novel "Oh, God!")

Produced by
Gilbert Cates .... producer
 
Original Music by
Charles Fox 
 
Cinematography by
Ralph Woolsey 
 
Film Editing by
Peter E. Berger 
 
Casting by
Karen Rea 
 
Production Design by
E. Preston Ames 
 
Set Decoration by
R. Chris Westlund  (as Chris Westlund)
 
Costume Design by
Vicki Sánchez 
 
Makeup Department
Monique DeSart .... hair stylist
Ruby Ford .... hair stylist
John Norin .... makeup artist
Jerry O'Dell .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Kurt Neumann .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Thomas Lofaro .... assistant director
David Valdes .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Art Dudley .... construction coordinator
Paul Rylander .... assistant property master
Tony Sweet .... set designer
Steven Westlund .... property master
 
Sound Department
Rick Alexander .... re-recording mixer (as Dick Alexander)
Gene Eliot .... sound editor
Vince Gutierrez .... dialogue replacement editor
Sid Lubow .... sound editor
Andy MacDonald .... re-recording mixer
Vern Poore .... re-recording mixer
B. Scott Senechal .... boom operator
Don Sharpless .... sound
Josef von Stroheim .... sound editor (as Joe von Stroheim)
 
Stunts
Jerry Brutsche .... stunts: God
Bobby Porter .... stunt double: Tracy
Steven Burnett .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric D. Andersen .... camera operator (as Eric Andersen)
Bob Farmer .... gaffer (as Robert Farmer)
Don E. FauntLeRoy .... assistant camera
Wynn Hammer .... still photographer
Robert Moore .... key grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Theresa Laursen .... costumer (as Teresa Volpe)
Bucky Rous .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Daniel T. Cahn .... assistant editor (as Daniel Cahn)
Virgil A. Tanner .... color timer
 
Music Department
Eugene Marks .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Alan Collis .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Tom Folino .... production associate
Peggy Griffin .... assistant to producer
Marie Kenney .... script supervisor
Jack Langdon .... assistant: George Burns
Phill Norman .... title design
B.J. Smith .... set medic
Paula Wakefield .... location manager
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Tracy and Friend" - USA (poster title)
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Runtime:
94 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The second of three "Oh God" movies starring George Burns.See more »
Goofs:
Incorrectly regarded as goofs: When Tracey and her father are riding to the restaurant in his Jeep, they are not wearing seat belts. This is obvious when Tracey kisses her father on the cheek. In 1980, there were no mandatory seat belt laws. The first mandatory seat belt law was enacted in New York State in 1984.See more »
Quotes:
Tracy Richards:Think God.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Nudist Colony of the Dead (1991)See more »

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A charmless lump, 3 August 2013
Author: mutty-mcflea from Lincolnshire, UK

'Book II' isn't a film, it's a sermon. This nauseating and almost unbearably tedious misfire seems to have been designed as religious propaganda but has no entertainment value beyond a few wisecracks from George Burns.

Louanne plays a little girl who is asked by (ahem) God to mount an advertising campaign that will get people to believe in him again. No really, that is the story, and it's a leaden load of old cobblers that has far too much self-justifying and 'explanatory' waffle but barely any decent dialogue and certainly a total absence of anything even approaching magic or charm. It wants to be a Bible-bashing 'Miracle on 34th Street', but it doesn't come close.

Suzanne Pleshette breathes a bit of life into this suffocating puddle of quick-setting concrete but the pudding-headed script and rubbish performance by the irksome Louanne quickly send this one down to the fiery depths of you-know-where.

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George Burns (as God) is asking waaaay too much from a six-year old! chihuahuaboydh-724-612855
Would Tracy have been kicked out of school? savair1
Alternate TV Versions That Can No Longer Be Found. jbartelone
Thank heaven for little girls. CuriousDave
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