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Spoiled playboy Henry van Cleve dies and arrives at the entrance to Hell, a final destination he is sure he deserves after living a life of profligacy. The devil, however, isn't so sure Henry meets Hell's standards. Convinced he is where he belongs, Henry recounts his life's deeds, both good and bad, including an act of indiscretion during his 25-year marriage to his wife, Martha, with the hope th...

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Directed by

Ernst Lubitsch

Written by

Samson Raphaelson (Screenplay)
Leslie Bush-Fekete (Theatre Play)

Runtime

112 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

He believed in Love . . . Honor . . . and Obey - That Impulse!

Cast

Keywords

afterlife devil based on play or musical hell

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Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Picture

Oscar nomination for Best Director

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography, Color