5.2/10
183
9 user 2 critic

The Devil with Hitler (1942)

Adolf Hitler, Benito and Suki Yaki are placed in a series of Three-Stooges routines, with the premise that the Board of Directors of Hell has put the Devil on notice they intend to replace ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: Passed Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Germany's Adolf Hitler, with his Axis-stooges, Italy's Mussolini and Japan's Suki Yama, although he tried to avoid taking them, is on his way, via submarine, to a tropical country to ... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Tryon
Stars: Bobby Watson, Joe Devlin, Johnny Arthur
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

This movie shows us the rise of Adolf Hitler from a small radical political adventurer to the dictator of Germany in the way of a gangster film. Exept for some minor inaccuracies the ... See full summary »

Director: John Farrow
Stars: Bobby Watson, Roman Bohnen, Martin Kosleck
Bitter Sweet (1940)
Certificate: Passed Drama | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In order to avoid an arranged marriage with a man she doesn't love, Sarah Millick runs off to Vienna with her music teacher, Carl Linden, whom she does love. They are married. In Vienna, ... See full summary »

Director: W.S. Van Dyke
Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, George Sanders
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A man who does a good Hitler impression is made to look like Hitler as a decoy for assassination attempts.

Director: James P. Hogan
Stars: Ludwig Donath, Gale Sondergaard, George Dolenz
Niagara Falls (1941)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Margie Blake, who wants to get married young and have two dozen kids, has a flat tire and traveling salesman Tom Wilson, who believes in "loving 'em and leaving 'em" stops to help. They ... See full summary »

Director: Gordon Douglas
Stars: Marjorie Woodworth, Tom Brown, Zasu Pitts
Lost Highway (1997)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life.

Director: David Lynch
Stars: Bill Pullman, Patricia Arquette, John Roselius
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Gesatan
...
...
Suki Yaki
...
...
Linda Kraus
...
Walter Beeter
...
Louis
...
Julius
Edit

Storyline

Adolf Hitler, Benito and Suki Yaki are placed in a series of Three-Stooges routines, with the premise that the Board of Directors of Hell has put the Devil on notice they intend to replace him with Adolf Hitler unless he can get Hitler to commit a good deed. The devil has his work cut out for him, and doesn't appear likely to escape being replaced by the German leader. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Ouch! Stop Please! Help! See more »

Genres:

Short | Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

22 October 1942 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Devil Checks Up  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This film represents one of a small handful of American films which featured the word Hitler or Hitler's, and both referencing Adolf Hitler, in their titles and were ones made around the time of the Second World War. These World War II movies include Hitler's Children (1943); Hitler's Madman (1943) aka Hitler's Hangman; Hitler--Dead or Alive (1942); The Hitler Gang (1944) aka Hitler & co.; the documentary short, Hitler Lives (1945); The Strange Death of Adolf Hitler (1943); Hitler's Women aka Women in Bondage (1943); the comic short, The Devil with Hitler (1942) and Hitler - Beast of Berlin (1939). See more »

Quotes

Adolf Hitler: [to Gesatan] Dummkopf! Don't stand there! Look, I am naked! Get me my nightie!
See more »

Connections

Followed by Nazty Nuisance (1943) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Glad I Saw This
7 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I caught 'The Devil With Hitler' a while ago on TCM, and, expecting to see something absolutely dreadful like 'Hitler's Children', found myself delightfully surprised. What a ridiculously irreverent little flick!] Bobby Watson mugged hysterically as Hitler, and, while many of the jokes were pretty lame or corny, or light- or, all three put together- the general atmosphere of silliness made this an awful lot of fun. There were lots of amusing little B-grade Marx Bros.-wannabe touches throughout, like Hitler continuing his interest in the painted arts: here, he has a white room, which he paints black. (I can only imagine that, later, off-screen, someone paints it white again, so he can repeat the process ad infinitum!) This ain't no high-grade satire, this certainly isn't a good movie. But I got a lot of laughs and giggles from the proceedings, certainly worth 44 minutes of my time.


2 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Devil with Hitler (1942) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?