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

production company

United Artists Corporation

co-producer

Alexander Korda

Ernst Lubitsch

Duration

01:40:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1942

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302543

Language

English

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

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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