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Release Date: August 28th, 1990

DVD Release Date: January 10th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
When compulsive gambler Little Joe Jackson (Eddie "Rochester" Anderson) dies in a drunken fight, he awakens in purgatory, where he learns that he will be sent back to Earth for six months to prove that he deserves to be in heaven. He awakens, remembering nothing and struggles to do right by his devout wife, Petunia (Ethel Waters), while an angel known as the General (Kenneth Spencer) and the devil's son, Lucifer Jr. (Rex Ingram), fight for his soul.

Cast: Ethel Waters, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Lena Horne, Louis Armstrong, Rex Ingram, Kenneth Spencer, John William Sublett, Oscar Polk

Director: Vincente Minnelli, Busby Berkeley

Genres: Musical

Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Distributors: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Keywords: Love, Bar, Playful, Wife, Amusing, Temptation, 1940s, Best friend, Rivalry, Heartwarming


Nominated Music (Song)