Blu-ray Disc Features:
- Run Time: 1 hours, 39 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: August 27, 2013
- Originally Released: 1942
- Label: Criterion
- Encoding: Region [unknown]
Performers, Cast and Crew:
USA Today - 03/18/2005
"[D]irector Ernst Lubitsch's classic original gave Jack Benny his one great movie role..."
Los Angeles Times - 03/27/2005
"[A] daring, acerbic 1942 satire..."
Premiere - 08/01/2006
"Ernst Lubitsch's picture is remarkably graceful, humane, and sidesplitting."
A classic black comedy set in wartime Poland which deals with the members of an acting troupe who inadvertently become involved in the war effort. Academy Award Nominations: Best Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedic Picture.
Black Comedy |
- TO BE OR NOT TO BE was added to the Library of Congress National Film Registry in 1996.
- The film was remade in 1983 by Mel Brooks.