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Oh God!


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The feature film starring George Burns, John Denver, Teri Garr
One morning Jerry Landers, assistant manager at a Californian supermarket, receives an invitation in the post for an interview with God. Unconvinced by a disembodied voice, Jerry is honoured by a personal appearance - a senior citizen wearing baggy trousers, anorak, sneakers and baseball cap, who sports a talent for throwaway gags.
Octogenarian comedian George Burns made his second triumphant come-back in this sparkling comedy about the perils of divine intervention.
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Screenplay: Larry Gelbart
Novel by: Avery Corman
Produced by: Jerry Weintraub
Directed by: Carl Reiner
God: George Burns
Jerry Landers: John Denver
Bobbie Landers: Teri Garr
Dr Harmon: Donald Pleasence
Sam Raven: Ralph Bellamy
George Summers: William Daniels
Judge Baker: Barnard Hughes
The Rev Willie Williams: Paul Sorvino
Priest: Barry Sullivan
Dinah: Dinah Shore
Rabbi: Jeff Corey
Briggs: George Furth

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