New from Solzy at the Movies by Danielle Solzman: To Be Or Not to Be: A Great Holocaust Satire

Ernst Lubitsch’s To Be Or Not to Be, starring Jack Benny and Carole Lombard, is a top-notch World War 2 satire taking place during the Holocaust. The film starts out in prior to the 1939 Nazi Invasion of Warsaw, Poland.  We meet a play of theatrical actors led by husband and wife, Josef Tura (Jack Benny) and Maria Tura (Carole Lombard).  They’re leading the rehearsals for a satirical play, Gestapo.  Bronski (Tom Dugan) passes for…

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