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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Did You Know?
Though this is the first time that Mel Brooks
and Anne Bancroft
actively star-teamed together, they had actually appeared in a number of the same productions prior to this as they had been married for several years. See more
In the introduction it is stated that all of Czechoslovakia was absorbed by Nazi Germany. In fact Slovakia was constituted as an independent regime that fought in WWII as one of the Axis allies. See more
[Referring to Bronski in the next room
Relax, Schultz! Zis iz ze intellectual approach...
Capt. Schultz, of Erhardt's Staff
And what if he's not an intellectual?
[referring to the two SS officers nearby
Zen zey'll break every bone in his body!
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 Rhinestone
Sweet Georgia Brown
Written by Ben Bernie
(uncredited), Maceo Pinkard
(uncredited) and Kenneth Casey
Polish translation by Tad Danielewski
Performed by Mel Brooks
(uncredited) and Anne Bancroft
(uncredited) See more