Joe Pendleton is an up and coming prizefighter who finds himself in the Hereafter awaiting a flight to heaven. Problem is Joe doesn’t believe he is dead. A quick check of the “heavenly” records show sure enough, Joe isn’t due to arrive for another 60 years. When the heavenly helpers try to return Joe to Earth, they run across a problem… Joe’s body has been cremated! With his natural body gone, Joe and his helpers try to find another body for him to occupy. This leads to Joe’s spirit being placed into a recently deceased millionaire with his own back story! This madcap adventure is full twists and turns and “how are they ever gonna solve this?” dilemmas.
This play was made into a film starring Warren Beatty.
Directed by: Burt Hamrick