Paths of Glory

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Run time: 88 mins

In Theaters: Friday 25th October 1957

Distributed by: United Artists

Production compaines: Bryna Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Fresh: 49 Rotten: 3

IMDB: 8.5 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer: James B. Harris

Starring: Kirk Douglas as Col. Dax, Ralph Meeker as Cpl. Philippe Paris, Adolphe Menjou as Gen. George Broulard, George Macready as Gen. Paul Mireau, Wayne Morris as Lt. Roget/Singing man, Richard Anderson as Maj. Saint-Auban, Joe Turkel as Pvt. Pierre Arnaud, Timothy Carey as Pvt. Maurice Ferol, Christiane Kubrick as German Singer, Jerry Hausner as Proprietor of Cafe, Peter Capell as Narrator of Opening Sequence, Emile Meyer as Father Dupree, Bert Freed as Sgt. Boulanger, Kem Dibbs as Pvt. Lejeune, Fred Bell as Shell-Shocked Soldier, John Stein as Capt. Rousseau, Harold Benedict as Capt. Nichols

Paths of Glory Movie Review


Brilliant study into the nature of cowardice and the pathetic nature of the modern (well, in 1957) military machine. Vehemently anti-war, Kubrick takes us on a this-can't-be-happening ride, as French soldiers fail in their mission to take a certain hill from the enemy. A court martial ensues, with devastating results.

One of Kubrick's best works, and one that has been seen by relatively few. Also one of Kirk Douglas's best roles ever. Banned on its release due to its obviously seditious nature throughout dozens of countries, now is the time to rediscover this gem.


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