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The Resource All quiet on the western front, Carl Laemmle presents ; by Erich Maria Remarque ; produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr. ; adaptation and dialogue, Maxwell Anderson ; screenplay, George Abbott ; adaptation, Del Andrews ; directed by Lewis Milestone, (videorecording)

All quiet on the western front, Carl Laemmle presents ; by Erich Maria Remarque ; produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr. ; adaptation and dialogue, Maxwell Anderson ; screenplay, George Abbott ; adaptation, Del Andrews ; directed by Lewis Milestone, (videorecording)

Label
All quiet on the western front
Title
All quiet on the western front
Statement of responsibility
Carl Laemmle presents ; by Erich Maria Remarque ; produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr. ; adaptation and dialogue, Maxwell Anderson ; screenplay, George Abbott ; adaptation, Del Andrews ; directed by Lewis Milestone
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"This story is neither an accusation nor a confession, and least of all an adventure, for death is not an adventure to those who stand face to face with it. It will try simply to tell of a generation of men who, even though they may have escaped its shells, were destroyed by the war. . ." title screens. 1914. War has broken out in Europe. A group of German college students are convinced to enlist after their teacher, Professor Kantorek, gives an impassioned speech about the honor of dying for their Fatherland. Paul Bèaumer--sent to the Western Front where the fighting is most severe--is soon stripped of illusions about war being glorious. There is nothing but fear, pain, and the randomness of death. Paul is the sole survivor of his group and when he returns home, he denounces the war and his professor. Returned to the action, Paul tries to cope with the incessant fear that eats away at a soldier's insides, turning them hollow and empty
Member of
Awards note
Winner, 1930 Academy Awards for Best Director--Lewis Milestone; Best Picture--Universal Studios.
Cataloging source
EB$
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Arthur Edeson ; film editor, Edgar Adams ; synchronization & score, David Broekman ; art directors, Charles D. Hall, W.R. Schmitt
Date time place
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1930
Dewey number
[Fic]
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: Not rated
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing) or French
LC call number
PT2635.E68
LC item number
I413 2007
PerformerNote
Louis Wolheim (Kat), Lewis Ayres (Paul), John Wray (Himmelstoss), Arnold Lucy (Kantorek), Ben Alexander (Kemmerick), Scott Kolk (Leer), Owen Davis Jr. (Peter), Walter Browne Rogers (Behn), William Bakewell (Albert), Russell Gleason (Mueller), Richard Alexander (Westhus), Harold Goodwin (Detering), 'Slim' Summerville (Tjaden), Pat Collins (Bertinck), Beryl Mercer (Paul's Mother), Edmund Breese (Herr Meyer)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1908-1979
  • 1888-1959
  • 1894-1942
  • 1895-1980
  • 1908-1996
  • 1887-1940
  • 1865-1945
  • 1911-1969
  • 1907-1949
  • 1906-1943
  • 1908-1993
  • 1908-1945
  • 1902-1989
  • 1902-1987
  • 1892-1946
  • 1882-1939
  • 1898-1970
  • 1887-1995
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Laemmle, Carl
  • Anderson, Maxwell
  • Andrews, Del
  • Milestone, Lewis
  • Wolheim, Louis
  • Ayres, Lew
  • Wray, John
  • Lucy, Arnold
  • Alexander, Ben
  • Kolk, Scott
  • Davis, Owen
  • Rogers, Walter Browne
  • Bakewell, William
  • Gleason, Russell
  • Alexander, Richard
  • Goodwin, Harold
  • Summerville, Slim
  • Collins, Pat
  • Mercer, Beryl
  • Breese, Edmund
  • Remarque, Erich Maria
  • Abbott, George
  • Universal-International (Firm)
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
132
Series statement
Universal Cinema classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Soldiers
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • War
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Germany
  • Remarque, Erich Maria
Technique
live action
Label
All quiet on the western front, Carl Laemmle presents ; by Erich Maria Remarque ; produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr. ; adaptation and dialogue, Maxwell Anderson ; screenplay, George Abbott ; adaptation, Del Andrews ; directed by Lewis Milestone, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Film restored by The Library of Congress Motion Picture Conservation Center
  • Special features: Introduction [by Robert Osborne of Turner Classic Movies] (3 min.); Trailer (3 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Isbn
9780783230436
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025193236821
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 61032368
  • 32368C
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)82368594
  • ocm82368594
  • OCoLC
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; 2.0 Dolby Digital mono.; full frame presentation, aspect ratio 1.33:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
All quiet on the western front, Carl Laemmle presents ; by Erich Maria Remarque ; produced by Carl Laemmle, Jr. ; adaptation and dialogue, Maxwell Anderson ; screenplay, George Abbott ; adaptation, Del Andrews ; directed by Lewis Milestone, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Film restored by The Library of Congress Motion Picture Conservation Center
  • Special features: Introduction [by Robert Osborne of Turner Classic Movies] (3 min.); Trailer (3 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (132 min.)
Isbn
9780783230436
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025193236821
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 61032368
  • 32368C
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)82368594
  • ocm82368594
  • OCoLC
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; 2.0 Dolby Digital mono.; full frame presentation, aspect ratio 1.33:1
Video recording format
DVD

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