All Quiet on the Western Front

A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I. Together with several other young German soldiers, he experiences the horrors of war, such evil of which he had not conceived of when signing up to fight. They eventually become sad, tormented, and confused of their purpose.

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Film Cast:

  • Stanislas ‘Kat’ Katczinsky: Louis Wolheim
  • Paul Bäumer: Lew Ayres
  • Himmelstoss: John Wray
  • Kantorek: Arnold Lucy
  • Franz Kemmerich: Ben Alexander
  • Leer: Scott Kolk
  • Peter: Owen Davis Jr.
  • Behn: Walter Rogers
  • Albert Kropp: William Bakewell
  • Mueller: Russell Gleason
  • Westhus: Richard Alexander
  • Detering: Harold Goodwin
  • Tjaden: Slim Summerville
  • Bertinck: G. Pat Collins
  • Paul’s Mother: Beryl Mercer
  • Herr Meyer: Edmund Breese
  • 2nd Medic Orderly (uncredited): Ernie Adams
  • Anna Bäumer (uncredited): Marion Clayton Anderson
  • French Girl (uncredited): Poupée Andriot
  • Assistant Cook (uncredited): Vince Barnett
  • Frau Kemmerick (uncredited): Daisy Belmore
  • Young Soldier (uncredited): Glen Boles
  • Joseph Hammacher (uncredited): Heinie Conklin
  • Suzanne (uncredited): Yola d’Avril
  • French Girl (uncredited): Renée Damonde
  • Student (uncredited): Arthur Gardner
  • Gérard Duval (uncredited): Raymond Griffith
  • Young Girl (uncredited): Ellen Hall
  • Ginger – the Cook (uncredited): William Irving
  • Minor Role (uncredited): Frederick Kohner
  • Minor Role (uncredited): Frank Leichtfried
  • 1st Medic Orderly (uncredited): Tom London
  • Sister Libertine (uncredited): Bertha Mann
  • Poster Girl (uncredited): Joan Marsh
  • Herr Bäumer (uncredited): Edwin Maxwell
  • Schoolboy (uncredited): Jack McHugh
  • Soldier (uncredited): Maurice Murphy
  • Schoolboy (uncredited): Robert Parrish
  • Mother of Hospital Patient (uncredited): Bodil Rosing
  • Minor Role (uncredited): Wolfgang Staudte
  • Minor Role (uncredited): Jack Sutherland
  • Soldier (uncredited): David Tyrell
  • Charwoman (uncredited): Dorothy Vernon
  • German Soldier / French Ambulance Driver (uncredited): Fred Zinnemann

Film Crew:

  • Editor: Milton Carruth
  • Producer: Carl Laemmle Jr.
  • Art Direction: Charles D. Hall
  • Recording Supervision: C. Roy Hunter
  • Supervising Film Editor: Maurice Pivar
  • Director: Lewis Milestone
  • Novel: Erich Maria Remarque
  • Adaptation: Del Andrews
  • Screenplay: George Abbott
  • Director of Photography: Arthur Edeson
  • Editor: Edgar Adams
  • Music Supervisor: David Broekman
  • Presenter: Carl Laemmle
  • Adaptation: Maxwell Anderson
  • Assistant Director: Nate Watt
  • Art Direction: William R. Schmidt

Movie Reviews:

  • barrymost: This very dark, intense film about the horror and brutality of war focuses on a group of young German soldiers fighting at the front during WWI. It’s brilliant, raw, and compellingly honest. Lew Ayers, only 20 years old at the time, does a very fine job. Based on Remarque’s famous book, this is a classic, stunning piece of cinema, which earned Best Picture and Director Oscars. The ending is haunting and very disturbing, and it will stay with you long afterward.

    Would I recommend? Yes, but for more mature audiences who can really take it in.

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