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.

  1. Fritz Lang


  2. John Wexley


Top Billed Cast

  1. Brian Donlevy

    Brian Donlevy

    Dr. Franticek Svoboda

  2. Walter Brennan

    Walter Brennan

    Prof. Stephen Novotny

  3. Anna Lee

    Anna Lee

    Masha Novotny

  4. Gene Lockhart

    Gene Lockhart

    Emil Czaka

  5. Hans Heinrich von Twardowski

    Hans Heinrich von Twardowski

    Reinhard Heydrich

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Hangmen Also Die!
Hangmen Also Die!


Status Released

Release Information

  • March 23, 1943


  • April 15, 1943


Original Language English

Runtime 2h 14m

Budget -

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