Angel on My Shoulder 1946

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Angel on My Shoulder ★★★ 1946

A murdered convict makes a deal with the Devil (Rains) and returns to earth for revenge as a respected judge who's been thinning Hell's waiting list. Occupying the good judge, the murderous Muni has significant problems adjusting. Amusing fantasy with Muni in a rare and successful comic role. Co-written by Segall, who scripted “Here Comes Mr. Jordan,” in which Rains played an angel. Remade in 1980. 101m/B VHS, DVD . Paul Muni, Claude Rains, Anne Baxter, Onslow Stevens; D: Archie Mayo; W: Harry Segall; C: James Van Trees; M: Dimitri Tiomkin.