PG | | Comedy, War
In czarist Russia, a neurotic soldier and his distant cousin formulate a plot to assassinate Napoleon.
Woody Allen has said that this film was "my funniest picture to that time."
How I got into this predicament I'll never know. Absolutely incredible. To be executed for a crime I never committed. Of course, isn't all mankind in the same boat? Isn't all mankind ultimately executed for a crime it never committed? The difference...
In the hotel room in Budapest the sound mixer dismantled the gate of the speaker of the radio and found a microphone.
Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev is listed in the credits as "S. Prokofiev," just the way he would have been listed in the credits of a Russian film.
The MGM DVD release deletes the pre-title Prokofiev overture.
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