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To Be or Not to Be
Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch
Written by: Melchior Lengyel, Edwin Justus Mayer
Starring: Carole Lombard, Jack Benny, Robert Stack
Released on: March 6, 1942
Taglines: The Picture Everyone Wants To See.
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So they call me Concentration Camp Ehrhardt?
Well, Colonel, all I can say is... you can't have your cake and shoot it, too.
To be or not to be, that -
If I shouldn't come back, I forgive you what happened between you and Sobinski. But if I come back, it's a different matter.
I had a plane arranged, everything! But, Mr. Rawitch had a burning desire to act again. And when Mr. Rawitch acts, someone has to suffer.
You know I'm never any good unless I have my peace of mind. Maria, be honest, be frank, I've got to know! Did you tell that fella to walk out on my soliloquy?
Joseph Tura: Wait a minute. I'll decide with whom my wife is going to have dinner and whom she's going to kill.
Maria Tura: Don't you realize Poland's at stake?
Lieutenant Stanislav Sobinski: Have you no patriotism?
Joseph Tura: Now listen, you... first you walk out on my soliloquy and then you walk into my slippers. And now you question my patriotism. I'm a good Pole and I love my country and I love my slippers.
Maria Tura: Well, I hope your country comes first.
Lieutenant Stanislav Sobinski: So do I.
Maria Tura: This is an emergency! War!
Joseph Tura: Look, look, look, I don't know much about the whole thing... but is this Siletsky a real danger to Poland?
Lieutenant Stanislav Sobinski: A catastrophe!
Maria Tura: He must be taken care of!
Joseph Tura: Then he will be taken care of.
Maria Tura: Well, who's gonna do it?
Joseph Tura: I'm gonna do it.
Lieutenant Stanislav Sobinski: But how?
Maria Tura: Where?
Joseph Tura: I'm gonna meet Herr Siletsky at Gestapo headquarters. And after I've killed him I hope you'll be kind enough to tell me what it was all about!
Maria Tura: No, no, no. I think we've talked much too much about me. Tell me about yourself.
Lieutenant Stanislav Sobinski: Well, there isn't much to tell. I just fly a bomber.
Maria Tura: Oh, how perfectly thrilling!
Lieutenant Stanislav Sobinski: I don't know about it being thrilling. But it's quite a bomber. You might not believe it, but I can drop three tons of dynamite in two minutes.
Maria Tura: Really?
Lieutenant Stanislav Sobinski: Does that interest you?
Maria Tura: It certainly does.
Joseph Tura: It's unbelievable! Unbelievable! I come home to find a man in the same boat with me and my wife says to me, "What does it matter?"
Lieutenant Stanislav Sobinski: But, Mr. Tura, it's the 'zero hour'.
Maria Tura: You certainly don't want me to waste a lot of time giving you a long explanation.
Joseph Tura: No, but I think a husband is entitled to an inkling.
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