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Here Comes Mr. Jordan

Here Comes Mr. Jordan is a 1941 comedy film in which a boxer, accidentally killed before his time, is allowed a chance to come back to Earth in the body of a rich man who has just been murdered by his wife. It stars Robert Montgomery, Evelyn Keyes[?], Claude Rains, Rita Johnson[?], Edward Everett Horton, James Gleason[?], John Emery[?], Donald MacBride[?], Don Costello[?], Halliwell Hobbes[?] and Benny Rubin[?].

The movie was adapted by Sidney Buchman[?] and Seton I. Miller[?] from the play Heaven Can Wait by Harry Segall[?]. It was directed by Alexander Hall[?].

It won Academy Awards for Best Writing, Original Story and Best Writing, Screenplay. It was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Robert Montgomery), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (James Gleason), Best Cinematography, Black-and-White, Best Director and Best Picture.

Here Comes Mr. Jordan was followed up in 1947 by Down to Earth[?], in which many of the same characters and actors reprised their roles.

It was remade several times, with different titles:



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