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Title Paths of glory [videorecording] / United Artists ; a Bryna production ; screenplay by Stanley Kubrick, Calder Willingham, Jim Thompson ; produced by James B. Harris ; directed by Stanley Kubrick.

Imprint Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [1999].

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 GDL Central Library DVD    PAT    DUE 07-29-20
Description 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Based on the novel by Humphrey Cobb.
Special features: 4-page booklet on the making of the film, theatrical trailer, scene access.
Credits Photographer, George Krause ; film editor, Eva Kroll ; music, Gerald Fried.
Cast Kirk Douglas, Adolphe Menjou, Ralph Meeker, George Macready, Wayne Morris, Richard Anderson, Joseph Turkel, Susanne Christian, Jerry Hausner, Peter Capell, Emile Meyer, Berl Freed, Ken Dibbs, Timothy Carey.
Summary The French General Staff, safely behind the lines, sends orders for what amounts to a suicide mission. To cover up their fatal blunder, three soldiers are arrested and made scapegoats. Captures the spirit of Humphrey Cobb's novel in presenting a harsh attack on the futility of war in general and World War I in particular. A blistering indictment of military politics.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language English or dubbed French dialogue; with optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- France -- Drama
Armed Forces -- Officers -- Corrupt practices -- Drama.
Genre/Form War films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Kubrick, Stanley
Willingham, Calder, 1922-1995
Thompson, Jim, 1906-1977.
Harris, James B., 1928-
Douglas, Kirk, 1916-
Menjou, Adolphe, 1890-1963
Meeker, Ralph, 1920-1988.
Macready, George, 1909-1973
Morris, Wayne, 1914-1959.
Anderson, Richard, 1926-
Turkel, Joe, 1927-
Kubrick, Christiane, 1932-
Hausner, Jerry, 1909-1993
Capell, Peter
Krause, George, 1937-
Kroll, Eva.
Fried, Gerald
Cobb, Humphrey, 1899-1944
United Artists Corporation
Bryna Productions, Inc.
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
Harris-Kubrick Pictures Corporation
ISBN 0792841409
9780792841401
Standard No. 027616767424
Music No. 907674 MGM Home Entertainment

 
    
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