About the film
assassination resistance hostage world war ii nazi surgeon prague, czech republic czechoslovakia gestapo double cross nazi occupation assassination of reinhard heydrich lidice massacre
Hangmen Also Die!
Release Date: April 15, 1943
|Slogan||:||«The shot heard 'round the world!»|
|Genres||:||Drama, Thriller, War|
|Production Companies||:||United Artists, Arnold Pressburger Films|
|Producers||:||Fritz Lang, Arnold Pressburger, Carley Harriman|
|Writers||:||Fritz Lang, Fritz Lang, Bertolt Brecht, Bertolt Brecht, John Wexley|
During the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia, surgeon Dr. Franticek Svoboda, a Czech patriot, assassinates the brutal "Hangman of Europe", Reichsprotektor Reinhard Heydrich, and is wounded in the process. In his attempt to escape, he is helped by history professor Stephen Novotny and his daughter Mascha.