Paths of Glory

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The futility and irony of the war in the trenches in WWI is shown as a unit commander in the French army must deal with the mutiny of his men and a glory-seeking general after part of his force falls back under fire in an impossible attack.

Director: Stanley Kubrick
Writer: Stanley Kubrick (screenplay), Calder Willingham (screenplay), Jim Thompson (screenplay), Humphrey Cobb (based on the novel "Paths of Glory" by)
Production: United Artists
Genre: drama, war
Year: 1957
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 8.4
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 01 Nov 1957
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 5 wins & 2 nominations.


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Col. Dax - Kirk Douglas
Cpl. Philippe Paris - Ralph Meeker
Gen. George Broulard - Adolphe Menjou
Gen. Paul Mireau - George Macready
Lt. Roget - Wayne Morris
Maj. Saint-Auban - Richard Anderson
Pvt. Pierre Arnaud - Joe Turkel
German Singer - Christiane Kubrick
Proprietor of Cafe - Jerry Hausner
Narrator of Opening Sequence - Peter Capell
Father Dupree - Emile Meyer
Sgt. Boulanger - Bert Freed
Pvt. Lejeune - Kem Dibbs
Pvt. Maurice Ferol - Timothy Carey
Shell-Shocked Soldier - Fred Bell
Capt. Rousseau - Battery Commander - John Stein
Capt. Nichols - Artillery Spotter - Harold Benedict
Capt. Sancy - Leon Briggs
Maj. Gouderc - Paul Bös
Small Role (unconfirmed) - Herbert Ellis
Col. De Guerville - Wally Friedrichs
Doctor - Halder Hanson
Private in the Attack - James B. Harris
Capt. Renouart - Ira Moore
Pvt. Duval - Marshall Rainer
Cafe Owner - Roger Vagnoid