Adapted from the classic novel of Erich Maria Remarque, this is probably the ultimate anti-war film. Set in WWI Germany it catalogues a group of young German recruits, inspired to enlist by their teacher, who then find themselves in the trenches, bereft of any meaning but the struggle to survive.
Director: Lewis Milestone
Starring: Louis Wolheim, Lew Ayres, John Wray, Slim Summerville, Russell Gleason, William Bakewell
Original Release: USA. 1930
Showing: Monday, 26 February, 2007 at 7:30pm
Certificate: PG
Running Time: 131 mins
Black & White

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