To Be Or Not To Be
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- Behind the Scenes "making of" featurette
- Character profiles and interviews
- Anamorphic Widescreen
- Audio: English, Spanish & French
- Subtitles: English & Spanish
- Closed-Captioned (CC)
- Rated: PG
- Run Time: 1 hours, 47 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: September 5, 2006
- Originally Released: 1983
- Label: 20th Century Fox
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Mono - Spanish, French
- Stereo - English
- Subtitles - Spanish - Optional
- Additional Release Material:
- Behind the Scenhes - Making-Of Featurette
- Interviews: Cast, Including Mel Brooks, Anne Bancroft, Charles Durning - Stars
- Text/Photo Galleries:
- Biographies: Character Profiles
Performers, Cast and Crew:
|Starring||Mel Brooks & Anne Bancroft|
|Performer:||George Gaynes, Tim Matheson, Christopher Lloyd, Charles Durning, José Ferrer & Anne Bancroft|
|Directed by||Alan Johnson|
|Edited by||Alan Balsam|
|Screenplay by||Thomas Meehan & Ronny Graham|
|Composition by||John Morris|
|Produced by||Mel Brooks|
|Director of Photography:||Gerald Hirschfeld|
|Executive Production by||Howard Jeffrey|
Memorable Quotes and Dialog:
- SS Colonel Ehrhardt
"...Smashingly funny....You leave the theater having a brand-new high..."
"...A superbly sustained comic performance by Anne Bancroft....Durning is a standout..."
Description by OLDIES.com:
Mel Brooks lets the Nazis have it with both barrels in this hilarious remake of Ernst Lubitsch's classic comedy. Brooks stars as Frederick Bronski, the great Polish actor -- who an amazing amount of people have never heard of. Anne Bancroft co-stars as his actress wife, with whom he fights an eternal tug-of-war for center stage. He should only know about her backstage meetings with a handsome fighter pilot ... but all that is put aside when the Nazis invade Poland and the entire troupe gets involved in a frenzy of murder, mistaken identies and maniacal improvising to thwart the Gestapo and save the Polish underground. Co-starring Charles Durning in a Best Supporting Actor Oscar-nominated role as the SS colonel who stands in their way,
- Actress Carole Lombard's final film; she was killed in a 1942 plane crash.
- Copyright 1942 Romaine Film Corporation.
Movie Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
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