To be or not to be (Captioned)

United States

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Mel Brooks’ hilarious remake of the Lubitsch comedy classic about a Polish theatre troupe which gets caught up in Hitler’s invasion of Poland. Brooks and Anne Bancroft play the lead actors in the troupe who are forever trying to gain the limelight from each other. When they become involved in a wild plot to threaten the Nazis, their battles become even more comic. The great cast includes Tim Matheson, Jose Ferrer and Charles Durning.

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Credits

producer

Mel Brooks

production company

Brooksfilms

Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

director

Alan Johnson

Duration

01:43:00:00

Production places
United States

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303915

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Captioned

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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