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4.3
1,607 Ratings

To Be or Not to Be

Directed by Ernst Lubitsch
United States, 1942
Comedy, War

Synopsis

As nervy as it is hilarious, this screwball masterpiece from Ernst Lubitsch stars Jack Benny and, in her final screen appearance, Carole Lombard as husband-and-wife thespians in Nazi-occupied Warsaw who become caught up in a dangerous spy plot.

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To Be or Not to Be Directed by Ernst Lubitsch

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1943 | Nominee: Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture

National Film Preservation Board

1996 | Winner: National Film Registry

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