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Angel on My Shoulder (1980)

Criminal dies and goes to hell, and is given one last chance to redeem himself by helping a respected judge.

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John Berry

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Roland Kibbee (based on the screenplay by), George Kirgo | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Strauss ... Eddie Kagel
Richard Kiley ... Nick
Barbara Hershey ... Julie
Janis Paige ... Dolly Blaine
Seymour Cassel ... Smiley Mitchell
Scott Colomby ... Tony
Peter MacLean ... Gregg Harlowe
Billy Jayne ... Joe Navotny (as Billy Jacoby)
Douglas Dirkson ... Nick's Aide
Anne Newman Bacal Anne Newman Bacal ... Diana (as Ann Newman-Mantee)
Murray Matheson ... The Stranger
Terry Alexander ... Luke
Frank Campanella Frank Campanella ... Gino Ciannelli
Anne Seymour ... Mrs. Martin
Charles Cooper ... Matt
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Criminal dies and goes to hell, and is given one last chance to redeem himself by helping a respected judge.

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A funny thing happens to Eddie Kagel on his way to heaven...

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 May 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ein Engel auf meiner Schulter See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Remake of Angel on My Shoulder (1946) See more »

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unforgettable
29 January 2006 | by lindeeSee all my reviews

I saw this film in on British TV in the eighties I even taped it the second time around but you know with kids nothing is safe now for love or money I can't find this film anywhere Peter stress brought this character to life he made you fall in love with him in the end and when he is in the car singing that song about lets have some pie please lets hope they show it again soon cause I got to tape it at least,you know when a film stays with you and you never ever forget it well this is one of them I urge anyone young old middle off the road if it comes on TV watch it you will wish you could buy it but not even on line can you find it I have tried but you only get the older version coming up, and this version is by far superior.


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