A bad Polish actor is just trying to make a living when what should intrude but World War II in the form of an invasion. His wife has the habit of entertaining young Polish officers while he's on stage which is also a source of depression to him. When one of her officers comes back on a Secret Mission, the actor takes charge and comes up with a plan for them to escape. Written by
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plays no less than five characters in this movie. These include his main role as actor-theatre manager, Dr. Frederick Bronski; he plays Adolf Hitler
on stage in the routine Nasty Nazis and in the ruse to evacuate the Polish resistance; Hamlet on the stage where he he says the film's title; and he pretends to be Colonel Erhardt and impersonates Professor Siletski. See more
At about an hour in, a flipped shot of Schultz (Christopher Lloyd) puts his armband on the wrong arm. See more
[Sasha puts on his coat to go out
What's that on your coat?
Oh, it's the newest fashion in occupied Warsaw. Jews wear yellow stars, homosexuals wear pink triangles.
Sasha! How awful for you!
I hate it.
Now listen, they're rounding up Jews. Are they rounding up...?
No, no, so far, so good. Now, don't wait up for me. I've got a hot date with another triangle.
At the end of the movie, each cast member comes and takes a bow, as they would for a stage play, while their names are on the screen. See more
Referenced in The Producers
Music & Lyrics by Mel Brooks
and Ronny Graham
Performed by Mel Brooks
(uncredited) See more