Death Takes a Holiday (1971)

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Movie Info

This TV movie remake of the 1934 film of the same name adds little to the original story about Death assuming human form to discover why mankind fears him. In updating the story, the scenarists removed much of the characters' "nobility" -- and also a lot of their charm.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Drama , Science Fiction & Fantasy , Television , Romance
Directed By:
Written By:
In Theaters:
 wide
Runtime:
Studio:
Universal TV

Cast

Kerwin Mathews
as Sen. Earl Chapman Jr.
Melvyn Douglas
as Judge Earl Chapman
Yvette Mimieux
as Peggy Chapman
Myrna Loy
as Selena Chapman
Bert Convy
as John Cummings
Priscilla Pointer
as Marion Chapman
Monte Markham
as David Smith
Colby Chester
as Tony Chapman
Austin Willis
as Martin Herndon
Regis J. Cordic
as TV Announcer
Mario Machado
as TV Announcer
Maureen Reagan
as Ellen Chapman
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½

Effective remake of the '34 film with the added attraction of the pairing of Myrna Loy and Melvyn Douglas.

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