To Be or Not to Be is a American comedy film directed by Ernst Lubitsch and starring Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack, Felix Bressart, Lionel. During the Nazi occupation of Poland, an acting troupe becomes embroiled in a Polish soldier's efforts to track down a German spy. Ernst Lubitsch. Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack. Critics Consensus: A complex and timely satire with as much darkness as slapstick, Ernst Lubitsch's To Be or Not To Be delicately balances humor and ethics.
To Be or Not to Be is a Hollywood film of the boldest black humor, which went into production right before the U.S. entered World War II. Lubitsch manages to. More than 60 years later, To Be or Not to Be is considered one of the Distributor: United Artists; Runtime: 99 min; Rating: NR; Year: That would be the modern day equivalent of Lubitsch shooting To Be or Not to Be in Hollywood in late for a premiere of March 6,
When Ernst Lubitsch's To Be Or Not To Be opened in the spring of , just months after America went to war, it was repudiated and even. When Ernst Lubitsch borrowed the title for his comedy To Be Or Not To , less than a year after America entered World War II, it dares to.