One of the best films to take place during a World War II POW camp, Stalag 17 is currently available to bring home on 4K Ultra HD. The brand new HDR/Dolby Vision and HD masters also come by way of a 4K scan of the original 35mm camera negative. Because of the bonus features porting over, it is safe to make the upgrade to 4K UHD without having to worry about losing the previous features.…"Stalag 17 Is Available on Blu-ray"
A Night in Casablanca sees the Marx Brothers inching closer to the end of the road of performing as a trio on the big screen. “Round up all the likely suspects.” – Prefect of Police (Dan Seymour) What’s interesting about this film is that it’s known more for Groucho’s legendary letters surrounding its creation. Word had it that Warner Bros. threatened to sue over the film’s title. Casablanca had only come out a few years…"A Night in Casablanca – A Marx Brothers Retrospective"
Stalag 17 finds a way to mix comedy and drama to give audiences one of the best films to take place in a POW camp during World War II. The film is set at a Nazi prison camp in Austria while the Battle of the Bulge is taking place in 1944. Clarence Harvey “Cookie” Cook (Gil Stratton) provides the narration for the POW camp-set film. Manfredi and Johnson are shot during an attempt to escape. …"Stalag 17 Is One Of The Best POW Films"
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…"To Be Or Not to Be: A Great Holocaust Satire"