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.

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Credits

director

Ernst Lubitsch

co-producer

Ernst Lubitsch

Alexander Korda

production company

United Artists Corporation

Duration

01:40:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1942

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302543

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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