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?
There are several instances in this movie remake, where dialogue is taken verbatim from To Be or Not to Be
(1942). 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
[Frederick, disguised as Professor Siletski, has to go to Gestapo Headquarters
Listen, sweetheart, if I don't come back, then I forgive you for anything that happened between you and Lt. Sobinski.
[He opens the door to leave, but turns back
But if I do come back, you're in a lot of trouble!
In the credits at the end, Anne Bancroft's name first appears in parenthesis, until Mel Brooks "waves" them off. This is a reference to a poster in the movie that has Anna Bronski's name in parenthesis. See more
Referenced in Rhinestone
A Little Peace
Music & Lyrics by Mel Brooks
and Ronny Graham
Performed by Mel Brooks
(uncredited), George Wyner
(uncredited) and George Gaynes
(uncredited) See more