All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

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Director

Lewis Milestone

Cast

Lew Ayres as Paul Baumer

Louis Wolheim as Katczinsky

John Wray as Himmelstoss/Postman/Sergeant

Raymond Griffith as Gerard Duval

Slim Summerville as Tjaden

Russell Gleason as Muller

William Bakewell as Albert

Scott Kolk as Leer

Walter Rogers as Behm

Ben Alexander as Franz Kemmerick

Owen Davis Jr. as Peter

Harold Goodwin as Detering

Writers

Karl Freund (screenplay)


Summary

The film follows a group of German schoolboys, talked into enlisting at the beginning of World War I by their jingoistic teacher. The story is told entirely through the experiences of the young German recruits and highlights the tragedy of war through the eyes of individuals.

Genre

War

Released

August 24, 1930

Runtime

1hr 45min

MPAA

Not Rated

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