To Be or Not to Be

United States, 1942

Film
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A Warsaw theatre group, before and during the Nazi invasion, wages war on Hitler on a devious new battleground - the Shakespearean stage. The actors improvise an underground plot and an impersonation of invading Nazis, including Adolf Hitler. Stars Jack Benny, Robert Stack and Carole Lombard in her final performance.

Credits

director

Ernst Lubitsch

co-producer

Ernst Lubitsch

Alexander Korda

production company

United Artists Corporation

Language

English

Duration

01:40:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

37317

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → World War, 1939-1945 - Poland

Comedy

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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