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All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)

PG 133 min - Drama, War - 21 April 1930
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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.

Director:  Lewis Milestone
Writers:  Del Andrews, Maxwell Anderson
Stars:  Lew Ayres, Arnold Lucy, John Wray, Louis Wolheim, Ben Alexander, Scott Kolk, Owen Davis Jr., Walter Rogers, William Bakewell, Slim Summerville, Zasu Pitts, Beryl Mercer, Raymond Griffith, Yola d'Avril, Joan Marsh, Fred Zinnemann

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Storyline

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.



Tagline: They left for war as boys never to return as men.

Genres: Drama, War

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English, French, German, Latin
Release Date:  21 April 1930

Box Office

Budget:  $1,250,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Universal Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 13 min

Academy Award Nominations

CINEMATOGRAPHY — (Arthur Edeson)
DIRECTING — Lewis Milestone – WON
OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION — Universal – WON
WRITING — (George Abbott), (Maxwell Anderson), (Del Andrews)

[NOTE: For the third Academy Awards no certificates of nomination were given out in this category, only the titles of the nominated films and their companies were listed. When the winners were revealed, only the names of the individuals involved with the winning achievements were announced. The name(s) of those credited with this achievement are indicated here in parens.]


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