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The Resource To be or not to be, 20th Century Fox ; Brooksfilms presents ; screenplay by Thomas Meehan & Ronny Graham ; produced by Mel Brooks ; directed by Alan Johnson ; a Brooksfilms Production distributed by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Associates, (videorecording DVD)

To be or not to be, 20th Century Fox ; Brooksfilms presents ; screenplay by Thomas Meehan & Ronny Graham ; produced by Mel Brooks ; directed by Alan Johnson ; a Brooksfilms Production distributed by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Associates, (videorecording DVD)

Label
To be or not to be
Title
To be or not to be
Statement of responsibility
20th Century Fox ; Brooksfilms presents ; screenplay by Thomas Meehan & Ronny Graham ; produced by Mel Brooks ; directed by Alan Johnson ; a Brooksfilms Production distributed by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Associates
Title variation
Mel Brooks' To be or not to be
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A comedy film of wartime Poland about an acting troupe which becomes involved in international affairs. Includes theatrical trailer. Two actors, Frederick and Anna Bronski, get caught up in Germany's invasion of Poland, a leaking of top secret information and an incredible plot to thwart the Nazis
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
To be or not to be (Motion picture : 1983)
Credits note
Music, John Morris ; editor, Alan Balsam ; director of photography, Gerald Hirschfeld
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
M45 2006
PerformerNote
Mel Brooks, Anne Bancroft, Tim Matheson, Charles Durning, Jose Ferrer, George Gaynes, Christopher Lloyd, George Wyner, Lewis J. Stadlen, Jack Riley, James Haacke, Ronny Graham, Estelle Reiner, Zale Kessler
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1926-
  • 1931-2005
  • 1947-
  • 1926-2018
  • 1892-1947
  • 1896-1960
  • 1880-1974
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Johnson, Alan
  • Brooks, Mel
  • Meehan, Thomas
  • Graham, Ronny
  • Bancroft, Anne
  • Matheson, Tim
  • Morris, John
  • Lubitsch, Ernst
  • Mayer, Edwin Justus
  • Lengyel, Menyhért
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Brooksfilms (Firm)
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Associates
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
107
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lubitsch, Ernst
  • Actors
  • Actresses
  • Married people
  • Man-woman relationships
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • National socialism and theater
  • Actores
Target audience
adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
To be or not to be, 20th Century Fox ; Brooksfilms presents ; screenplay by Thomas Meehan & Ronny Graham ; produced by Mel Brooks ; directed by Alan Johnson ; a Brooksfilms Production distributed by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Associates, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Based on the film directed by Ernst Lubitsch, from the screenplay by Edwin Justis Mayer, and the story by Melchoir Lengyel."
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1983
  • Also issued as part of the boxed set, The Mel Brooks Collection
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Special features: Behind-the-scenes making-of featurette; Character profiles and interviews with Mel Brooks, Anne Bancroft and Charles Durning
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 107 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543167310
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2226731
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1842370
  • (OCoLC)ocm71252293
  • (OCoLC)71252293
  • 1842370
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono., dual layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
To be or not to be, 20th Century Fox ; Brooksfilms presents ; screenplay by Thomas Meehan & Ronny Graham ; produced by Mel Brooks ; directed by Alan Johnson ; a Brooksfilms Production distributed by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Associates, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • "Based on the film directed by Ernst Lubitsch, from the screenplay by Edwin Justis Mayer, and the story by Melchoir Lengyel."
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1983
  • Also issued as part of the boxed set, The Mel Brooks Collection
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Special features: Behind-the-scenes making-of featurette; Character profiles and interviews with Mel Brooks, Anne Bancroft and Charles Durning
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 107 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543167310
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2226731
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1842370
  • (OCoLC)ocm71252293
  • (OCoLC)71252293
  • 1842370
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono., dual layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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