Heading for Heaven
Heading for Heaven is a 1947 American drama film starring Stuart Erwin and Glenda Farrell. The film was directed by Lewis D. Collins and is based on the 1929 play "For the Sake of the Family" by Charles Webb and Daniel Brown. Made by Pathe Industries for release by the Producers Releasing Corporation. The film was later picked up for distribution by Eagle-Lion Films after PRC's demise. It was one of several films of the time depicting fraudulent spiritualism such as Nightmare Alley (1947), The Spiritualist (1948) and London Belongs to Me (1948).
Henry Elkins (Stu Erwin) has been left a large parcel of land by his father and grandfather in what is now the eastern part of the city of Elkinsville. Having been told never to sell the property by his ancestors, Henry has refused several lucrative offers wanting to purchase the land for a cemetery, incinerator or the city dump in favour of wishing to develop a housing estate.
|author||Lewis D. Collins|
|director||Lewis D. Collins|
|editor||Martin G. Cohn|
|keywords||city dump george o'hanlon glenda farrell hobo housing estate insurance policy irene ryan scarecrow séance stu erwin|
|publisher||Producers Releasing Corporation|