SummaryDuring WWI, a French battalion is ordered on a suicide mission that is likely to fail. When it does, the general that planned the mission selects three soldiers from the battalion to be executed for cowardice, and selects their leader as their attorney.
|Series||Criterion collection ; 538.|
World War, 1914-1918
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [Irvington, NY] :Criterion Collection,2010
|Edition||Special ed., widescreen.|
|Other Titles|| Paths of glory.
Willingham, Calder, 1922-1995.
Thompson, Jim, 1906-1977.
Harris, James B., 1928-
Douglas, Kirk, 1916-2020
Meeker, Ralph, 1920-1988.
Menjou, Adolphe, 1890-1963.
Macready, George, 1899-1973.
Morris, Wayne, 1914-1959.
Anderson, Richard, 1926-2017
Cobb, Humphrey, 1899-1944. Paths of glory.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready, Wayne Morris, Richard Anderson.
Photography, George Krause ; editor, Eva Kroll ; music, Gerald Fried ; costume designer, Ilse Dubois.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Based on the novel by Humphrey Cobb.
Special features: audio commentary featuring critic Gary Giddins; excerpt from a 1966 audio interview with director Stanley Kubrick; television interview from 1979 with star Kirk Douglas; video interviews with Kubrick's longtime executive producer Jan Harlan, Paths of glory producer James B. Harris, and actress Christiane Kubrick; French television piece about a real-life World War I execution that partly inspired the film; theatrical trailer; plus a booklet featuring an essay by film scholar James Naremore.
DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation, enhanced for 16:9 TVs; Dolby digital mono.
1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ( pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)