A movie director in heaven
A famous Hollywood director dies and reaches Heaven. At the proverbial gate, St. Peter meets him and explains that God would like the director to make one more movie.
The director grimaces, “But I retired years before I died. I’m tired of all the hassles involved in making movies.”
“Listen,” St. Peter explains, “we got Ludwig von Beethoven to write a new score for the movie…”
“You’re not listening to me,” the director protested. “I don’t want to make any more movies.”
“But we’ve got Leonardo de Vinci to do the set design for you,” St. Peter exclaimed.
“I don’t want to make any more movies!” the director insisted.
“Just look at this script,” St. Peter said. “We got William Shakespeare to write it for you!”
“Well,” said the director, “a score by Beethoven, set design by de Vinci, a script by Shakespeare…How can I go wrong? I’ll do it!”
“Great!” exclaimed St. Peter. “There’s only one small hitch… I’ve got a girlfriend who sings…”
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