To Be or Not to Be Poster

Release Date: 1942

DVD Release Date: March 1st, 2005

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
Acting couple Joseph (Jack Benny) and Maria Tura (Carole Lombard) are managing a theatrical troupe when the Nazis invade Poland. Maria is having an affair with Lieutenant Sobinski (Robert Stack), who suspects Professor Siletsky (Stanley Ridges) is a Nazi spy. With Siletsky in possession of a list of members of the Polish resistance, the Turas' company takes action. Using their skill for impersonation, Joseph and company must confuse the Nazis and stop Siletsky from handing over the list.

Cast: Carol Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart, Lionel Atwill, Stanley Ridges, Sig Ruman, Tom Dugan

Director: Ernst Lubitsch

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Ernst Lubitsch-Film

Keywords: Love triangle, 1940s, Madcap, Suspenseful, Hilarious, 1930s


Nominated Music (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture)