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To Be or Not to Be (1942)

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99 min | Comedy, War

During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy.
Writers
Melchior Lengyel (original story) | Edwin Justus Mayer (screenplay)
Composer
Werner R. Heymann (musical score by)
Cinematographer
Rudolph Maté (photographed by)
Casting Director
Production Designer
Vincent Korda (production designed by)
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Release date
Mar 6, 1942 (United States)

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47 cast members
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Carole Lombard
Maria Tura Maria Tura   See fewer
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Jack Benny
Joseph Tura Joseph Tura   See fewer
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Robert Stack
Lieutenant Stanislav Sobinski Lieutenant Stanislav Sobinski   See fewer
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Felix Bressart
Greenberg Greenberg   See fewer
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Lionel Atwill
Rawitch Rawitch   See fewer
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Stanley Ridges
Professor Siletsky Professor Siletsky   See fewer
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Sig Ruman
Colonel Ehrhardt Colonel Ehrhardt   See fewer
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Tom Dugan
Bronski Bronski   See fewer
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Charles Halton
Producer Jan Dobosz Producer Jan Dobosz   See fewer
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George Lynn
Actor-Adjutant Actor-Adjutant   See fewer
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Henry Victor
Captain Schultz Captain Schultz   See fewer
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Halliwell Hobbes
General Armstrong General Armstrong   See fewer
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Miles Mander
Major Cunningham Major Cunningham   See fewer
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Rudolph Anders
Gestapo Sergeant at Desk at Top of Hotel Stairs (uncredited) Gestapo Sergeant at Desk at Top of Hotel Stairs (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Barrett
Polish RAF Pilot (uncredited) Polish RAF Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sven Hugo Borg
German Soldier (uncredited) German Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Buster Brodie
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Caldwell
Wilhelm Kunze (uncredited) Wilhelm Kunze (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alec Craig
Scottish Farmer Without Mustache (uncredited) Scottish Farmer Without Mustache (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helmut Dantine
Co-Pilot (uncredited) Co-Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Deery
Member of Audience at Performance of Hamlet (uncredited) Member of Audience at Performance of Hamlet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leslie Denison
Captain (uncredited) Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Finlayson
Scottish Farmer with Mustache (uncredited) Scottish Farmer with Mustache (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Gillette
Polish RAF Pilot (uncredited) Polish RAF Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leyland Hodgson
Second Reporter (uncredited) Second Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Shep Houghton
German Soldier (uncredited) German Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Olaf Hytten
Polonius in Warsaw (uncredited) Polonius in Warsaw (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Irwin
Reporter (uncredited) Reporter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tiny Jones
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Kellogg
Polish RAF Flyer (uncredited) Polish RAF Flyer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Adolf E. Licho
Prompter (uncredited) Prompter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilbur Mack
Member of Audience at Performance of Hamlet (uncredited) Member of Audience at Performance of Hamlet (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Meredith
English Wireless Operator (uncredited) English Wireless Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Maurice Murphy
Polish RAF Pilot (uncredited) Polish RAF Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Russ Powell
Warsaw Bystander (uncredited) Warsaw Bystander (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Reicher
Polish Official (uncredited) Polish Official (uncredited)   See fewer
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Otto Reichow
Co-Pilot (uncredited) Co-Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gene Rizzi
Polish RAF Pilot (uncredited) Polish RAF Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hans Schumm
Special Investigations Squad (uncredited) Special Investigations Squad (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stephen Soldi
Warsaw Bystander (uncredited) Warsaw Bystander (uncredited)   See fewer
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Count Stefenelli
Member of Audience at Performance of Hamlet (uncredited) Member of Audience at Performance of Hamlet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roland Varno
Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernö Verebes
Stage Manager (uncredited) Stage Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Vernon
Member of Audience at Performance of Hamlet (uncredited) Member of Audience at Performance of Hamlet (uncredited)   See fewer
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Armand 'Curly' Wright
Makeup Man (uncredited) Makeup Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wolfgang Zilzer
Man in Bookstore (uncredited) Man in Bookstore (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.3 / 10 | 23,964 votes