skip navigation
Heaven Can Wait

Heaven Can Wait(1943)

Also Known As: Birthday |

Remind Me

TCMDb Archive MaterialsView all archives (0)

DVDs from TCM Shop

Heaven Can Wait An old roué arrives in Hades... MORE > $23.96 Regularly $29.95 Buy Now


powered by AFI

DVDs from TCM Shop

Heaven Can Wait An old roué arrives in Hades... MORE > $23.96
Regularly $29.95
buy now

Brief Synopsis

An old roué arrives in Hades to review his life with Satan, who will rule on his eligibility to enter the Underworld.

Cast & Crew

Ernst Lubitsch Director
Gene Tierney Martha Strabel Van Cleve
Don Ameche Henry Van Cleve
Charles Coburn Grandfather
Marjorie Main Mrs. Strabel
Laird Cregar His Excellency
Spring Byington Bertha Van Cleve
Allyn Joslyn Albert Van Cleve
Eugene Pallette E. F. Strabel
Signe Hasso Mademoiselle
Louis Calhern Randolph Van Cleve
Helene Reynolds Peggy Nash

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 11 Aug 1943
Release Date:  1943 Production Date:  Ernst Lubitsch's Production
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  112 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  10,102    
Duration(reels):  12    

Leonard Maltin Ratings & Review



User Ratings & Review

This title has not been reviewed. Be the FIRST to write a review by CLICKING HERE >

User Ratings & Review

User Reviews:

  • Recommend:

  • Cinema History:

  • Cinematography:

  • Lead Performers:

  • Supporting Cast:

  • Director:

  • Screen Play:

  • Music Score:

  • Title Sequence:

User Ratings:

  • His Excellency a real Diplomat

    Mary Ann 2013-08-26

    I really enjoyed this movie, each member of the cast was well chosen. The storyline was well scripted and as close to perfect as could be. Well worth your... MORE>

  • heaven can wait 1943

    wendy 2013-07-13

    love the wittiness of the characters. One of the movies that made me love the classics the true classics.the remakes have never given it justice. i only... MORE>

  • Heaven can Wait

    Dashiell B. 2012-11-26

    A lovely & lavish comedy-fantasy. Ameche & Tierney give sincere performances, and their's a host of great supporting performances as well.... MORE>