Oh, God!

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Oh, God! ★★½ 1977 (PG)

God, in the person of Burns, recruits Denver as his herald in his plan to save the world. Despite initial skepticism, Denver, in his film debut, keeps faith and is rewarded. Sincere performances and optimistic end make for satisfying story. Followed by “Oh God! Book 2” and “Oh God! You Devil.” 104m/C VHS, DVD . George Burns, John Denver, Paul Sorvino, Ralph Bellamy, Teri Garr, William Daniels, Donald Pleasence, Barnard Hughes, Barry Sullivan, Dinah Shore, Jeff Corey, David Ogden Stiers; D: Carl Reiner; W: Larry Gelbart. Writers Guild ‘77: Adapt. Screenplay.