Here Comes Mr Jordan 1941 Criterion Collection
Joe Pendleton (Robert Montgomery) is an up-and-coming boxer on his way to winning a championship title. When he ill-advisedly flies a plane to his next bout and crashes mid-journey, courier angel #7013 (played by the delightfully fussy Edward Everett Horton) unseasonably takes Joe up to heaven – only to realize that he wasn’t supposed to die for another 50 years! When Joe’s earthly body is swiftly cremated, the messenger and his boss, Mr. Jordan (Claude Rains), take responsibility, scouring the earth in search of another form that Joe’s spirit can inhabit. They soon locate a wealthy businessman who is about to be murdered by his wife and secretary – and in the hopes of making everything right and winning the heart of sympathetic victim Bette (Evelyn Keyes), Joe agrees to don the body (like a suit) in what will become an uproarious chain of incorporeal consciousness-hopping chaos...

Director: Alexander Hall
Cast: Robert Montgomery, Claude Rains, Evelyn Keyes
Country: USA
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Romance

Extras:
• New conversation between critic Michael Sragow and filmmaker/distributor Michael Schlesinger (32:13)
• Audio interview from 1991 in which actor Elizabeth Montgomery discusses her father, actor Robert Montgomery (1:19:43)
• Lux Radio Theatre adaptation of Here Comes Mr. Jordan from 1942 starring Cary Grant, Claude Rains, Evelyn Keyes, and James Gleason (52:46)
• Trailer (1:48)

BD50 | 1080p AVC | 01:34:22 | 44.6 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: English

DVD9 | NTSC 4:3 | 01:34:16 | 6.42 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: English

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