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Hitler--Dead or Alive (1942)

A team of ex-con bounty hunters go to Germany in search of Hitler. If they can find him, a million dollar reward is to be paid to them.

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Frederick Giermann ...
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A team of ex-con bounty hunters go to Germany in search of Hitler. If they can find him, a million dollar reward is to be paid to them.

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Will Hitler Escape This Time?


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3 April 1943 (USA)  »

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Samuel Thornton: Our enemies are the warlords and their followers, not just one person or one group. We must shatter the mailed fist forever... and silence their cry of blood and iron, with blood and iron.
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Made for Kids Who Loved It
3 September 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie when it first came out. My age group cohort, the males anyway, still remember this movie fondly. Every kid saw it. Of course it's ridiculous, in the same way the Three Stooges are ridiculous. We wouldn't criticize our three stooge friends for not being realistic.

At the time this movie came out, Americans didn't know about concentration camps and the Holocaust. Thus, the silliness of this film can be expected to fall flat for adults who watch it now. However, laughing at Hitler gang movies was quite common in 42, 43, 44. It was a common recreation.

I will also add that this was Ward Bond's only starring role in his long movie career.


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