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Gen. Paul Mireau (Character)
from Paths of Glory (1957)

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Paths of Glory -- A shattering masterpiece by one of the medium's greatest artists, Stanley Kubrick's PATHS OF GLORY announced the definitive arrival of a towering figure in cinema.
 
In the French front lines of World War I, after giving the order for an impossible and disastrous mission to capture a nearby stronghold, the upper ranks move to save face by having three randomly selected soldiers held and tried for cowardice under pain of death. Their leader, Colonel Dax (in a powerhouse performance by Kirk Douglas) a former lawyer in civilian life, handles their defence against overwhelming odds.
 
A stylistically astonishing, emotionally overwhelming anti-war drama, Paths of Glory is one of the screen's most brilliant condemnations of the power structures guiding warfare. The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present a new Blu-ray edition for the first time in the UK.
Paths of Glory -- Criterion trailer

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Major General Mireau is the general officer commanding... See more »

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From Paths of Glory (1957)
General Mireau: I can't understand these armchair officers, fellas trying to fight a war from behind a desk, waving papers at the enemy, worrying about whether a mouse is gonna run up their pants leg.
Colonel Dax: I don't know, General. If I had the choice between mice and Mausers, I think I'd take the mice every time.
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