All Quiet On The Western Front
- 2h 18min
- Directed by: Lewis Milestone
- Written by: Erich Maria Remarque (novel), Maxwell Anderson (adaptation & dialogue), George Abbott (screenplay), Del Andrews (adaptation), C Gardner Sullivan (supervising story chief), Lewis Milestone (uncredited)
- Cast: Louis Wolheim, Lew Ayres
An Oscar-winning adaptation of Remarque's pacifist novel daringly takes a German point of view, following a sensitive young man and his friends who are sent to the front lines of WW1. Realistic in its emotional impact, it is surely one of the greatest anti-war movies ever made.
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To End All Wars30 Oct 2008
To mark Remembrance Sunday and commemorate the 90th anniversary of the end of WWI this excellent season combines war films – All Quiet on The Western Front (1930), Paths of Glory, Oh What a Lovely War! and Joyeux Noel (pictured) – with short archive…
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