Rent To Be or Not to Be on DVD

To Be or Not to Be

1942 Rated NR 1hr 39m

This 1942 comedy manages to eke out barrels of laughs from a contentious time in history, World War II. Joseph Tura (Jack Benny) leads a ragtag band of actors in Poland who come to the aid of an American soldier (Robert Stack) who needs help carrying out his work in the Resistance efforts. But it turns out that Tura's wife (Carole Lombard) is having an affair with the military man, which severely undercuts Tura's sympathies for the soldier.

Rent DVDs for only $4.99 a month.

More like To Be or Not to Be

Mr. & Mrs. Smith Singin' in the Rain The Shop Around the Corner Without Reservations A Date with Judy The Philadelphia Story Shall We Dance The Rules of the Game The Awful Truth Bringing Up Baby

Movie Details

  • Top 100 Laughs
1943 Academy Award®
  • Best Music Score nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


English, French, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; color; interactive menus; scene access; star bonus extras including: 4 revealing documentaries; vintage vault treasures; hilarious comedy shorts.