Paths of Glory1957
"Paths of Glory" (also known as "Orizzonti di gloria", "Wege zum Ruhm") is a Drama/History/War film directed by Stanley Kubrick, and written by Stanley Kubrick (screenplay), released on December 25 of 1957 in the USA . Kirk Douglas is starring, alongside Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready, Wayne Morris and Richard Anderson.
Never has the screen thrust so deeply into the guts of war!
Who is the director of "Paths of Glory":
Paths of Glory was directed by Stanley Kubrick, an American director, writer, producer, cinematographer, and actor.
Before directing Paths of Glory, Stanley Kubrick had directed The Killing, released in 1956, Killer's Kiss (1955), Fear and Desire (1953). Since, he directed Spartacus, released in 1960, Lolita (1962), Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964), 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), A Clockwork Orange (1971), and Barry Lyndon (1975).
When was "Paths of Glory" released:
Paths of Glory was first released in the United States on Wednesday, December 25, 1957. Also released on this day were The Enemy Below (dir. Dick Powell) and Old Yeller (dir. Robert Stevenson). This was sixty-one (61) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, November 18, 2005 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, March 26, 1975 in France; Friday, October 25, 1957 in Germany; Monday, October 13, 1986 in Spain; Sunday, June 07, 1970 in Australia and on Wednesday, February 19, 1958 in Japan.
What is the cast of "Paths of Glory":
At the casting of Paths of Glory we find Kirk Douglas, previously seen in Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957) and Top Secret Affair (1957); Ralph Meeker (Run of the Arrow (1957), The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown (1957)); Adolphe Menjou (The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown (1957), Bundle of Joy (1956)) [ more... ]
- Adolphe Menjou, Richard Anderson and Timothy Carey have all also be seen in Across the Wide Missouri, released in 1951.
- Kirk Douglas, George Macready and Richard Anderson can all be seen in Seven Days in May, released in 1964.
- Bert Freed and Kirk Douglas, George Macready can be seen in Detective Story, released in 1951.
What is the Storyline of "Paths of Glory":
The film begins with a voiceover describing the trench warfare situation of World War I up to 1916; immediately following this is a scene in which General George Broulard (Adolphe Menjou), a member of the French General Staff, asks his subordinate, the ambitious General Mireau (George Macready), to send his division on a suicide mission to take a well-defended German position called the "Anthill". Mireau initially refuses the commission, citing the impossibility of success and the danger to his beloved [...]
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