Paths of Glory

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Paths of Glory (1957)

NR 88 min - Drama, War - 18 September 1957
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During World War I, commanding officer General Broulard (Adolphe Menjou) orders his subordinate, General Mireau (George Macready), to attack a German trench position, offering a promotion as an incentive. Though the mission is foolhardy to the point of suicide, Mireau commands his own subordinate, Colonel Dax (Kirk Douglas), to plan the attack. When it ends in disaster, General Mireau demands the court-martial of three random soldiers in order to save face.

Director:  Stanley Kubrick

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Storyline

During World War I, commanding officer General Broulard (Adolphe Menjou) orders his subordinate, General Mireau (George Macready), to attack a German trench position, offering a promotion as an incentive. Though the mission is foolhardy to the point of suicide, Mireau commands his own subordinate, Colonel Dax (Kirk Douglas), to plan the attack. When it ends in disaster, General Mireau demands the court-martial of three random soldiers in order to save face.


Collections: Stanley Kubrick

Tagline: It explodes in the no-man's land no picture ever dared cross before!

Genres: Drama, War

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Language:  English, German, Latin
Release Date:  18 September 1957

Box Office

Budget:  $935,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Bryna Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 28 min