"Safe in their picturesque chateau behind the front lines, the French General Staff passes down a direct order to Colonel Dax: take the Ant Hill at any cost. A blatant suicide mission, the attack is doomed to failure. Covering up their fatal blunder, the Generals order the arrest of three innocent soldiers, charging them with cowardice and mutiny. Dax, a lawyer in civilian life, rises to the men's defense but soon realizes that, unless he can prove that the Generals were to blame, nothing less than a miracle will save his clients from the firing squad. A compelling masterpiece from world-class director/writer Stanley Kubrick and screenwriters Calder Willingham and Jim Thompson, 'Paths of Glory' is a blistering indictment of military politics and ""an unforgettable movie experience"" ('Newsweek')."

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Paths of Glory (1957)

Unrated

War/Drama · 1h 26m · 12/20/1957

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"Safe in their picturesque chateau behind the front lines, the French General Staff passes down a direct order to Colonel Dax: take the Ant Hill at any cost. A blatant suicide mission, the attack is doomed to failure. Covering up their fatal blunder, the Generals order the arrest of three innocent soldiers, charging them with cowardice and mutiny. Dax, a lawyer in civilian life, rises to the men's defense but soon realizes that, unless he can prove that the Generals were to blame, nothing less than a miracle will save his clients from the firing squad. A compelling masterpiece from world-class director/writer Stanley Kubrick and screenwriters Calder Willingham and Jim Thompson, 'Paths of Glory' is a blistering indictment of military politics and ""an unforgettable movie experience"" ('Newsweek')."

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Bryna Productions

Budget

$935,000

Revenue

$5,252
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Cast
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Kirk Douglas

Col. Dax
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Roger Vagnoid

Cafe Owner (uncredited)
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Christiane Kubrick

German Singer (as Susanne Christian)
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Joe Turkel

Pvt. Pierre Arnaud (as Joseph Turkel)
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Richard Anderson

Maj. Saint-Auban
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Wayne Morris

Lt. Roget
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Marshall Rainer

Pvt. Duval (uncredited)
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George Macready

Gen. Paul Mireau
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Adolphe Menjou

Gen. George Broulard
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Ralph Meeker

Cpl. Philippe Paris
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Jerry Hausner

Proprietor of Cafe
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Peter Capell

Narrator of Opening Sequence / Chief Judge of Court-Martial
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Emile Meyer

Father Dupree
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Ira Moore

Capt. Renouart (uncredited)
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Rolf Kralovitz

K.P. (uncredited)
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James B. Harris

Private in the Attack (uncredited)
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Halder Hanson

Doctor (uncredited)
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Wally Friedrichs

Col. De Guerville (uncredited)
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Herbert Ellis

Small Role (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
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Paul Bös

Maj. Gouderc (uncredited)
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Harold Benedict

Capt. Nichols - Artillery Spotter
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John Stein

Capt. Rousseau - Battery Commander
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Fred Bell

Shell-Shocked Soldier
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Timothy Carey

Pvt. Maurice Ferol
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Kem Dibbs

Pvt. Lejeune
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Bert Freed

Sgt. Boulanger
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Leon Briggs

Capt. Sancy (uncredited)
Crew
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Gerald Fried

Music
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Jim Thompson

Writer
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Calder Willingham

Writer
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Stanley Kubrick

Writer
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Stanley Kubrick

Director
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Eva Kroll

Editor
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Georg Krause

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