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The Road to Glory ()


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The story of trench life during World War I through the lives of a French regiment. As men are killed and replaced jaunty Lt. Denet becomes more and more somber. His rival for the affection... See more »

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Lt. Michel Denet
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Capt. Paul La Roche
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Papa La Roche / Pvt. Morin
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Monique La Coste
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Russian Soldier
Victor Kilian ...
Tall Sergeant
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Army Captain
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Scared Soldier
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Lt. Tannen
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Major
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Second Volunteer
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Wounded Soldier
Jacques Lory ...
Courier
Jacques Vanaire ...
Doctor
Edythe Raynore ...
Nurse
George Warrington ...
Jean Dulac - Old Soldier
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Raymond Aimos ...
French Soldier (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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French Soldier (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
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French Soldier (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
John Bleifer ...
Runner (uncredited)
Eugene Borden ...
Sentry (uncredited)
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Hospital Information Clerk (uncredited)
Robert Cauterio ...
Soldier Runner (uncredited)
Jess Cavin ...
Soldier (uncredited)
Joe Cunningham ...
Officer (uncredited)
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Sergeant (uncredited)
Curley Dresden ...
Soldier (uncredited)
Eddie Foster ...
Soldier (uncredited)
Constant Franke ...
Sergeant (uncredited)
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French Soldier (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
Robert Graves ...
Colonel (uncredited)
Karl Hackett ...
Soldier (uncredited)
Ben Hendricks Jr. ...
Sergeant (uncredited)
George Kerebel ...
Soldier (uncredited)
Baron James Lichter ...
German Soldier (uncredited)
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Soldier (uncredited)
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Signal Man (uncredited)
Louis Mercier ...
Scared Soldier (uncredited)
Anne O'Neal ...
Nurse Shaving Soldier (uncredited)
Jack Pennick ...
Soldier (uncredited)
Jean Perry ...
Captain (uncredited)
Bryson Rogers ...
Soldier (uncredited)
Hector V. Sarno ...
Soldier Listening to Digging (uncredited)
Wingate Smith ...
Soldier (uncredited)
Nicholas Soussanin ...
Colonel (uncredited)
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French Soldier (uncredited) (archiveFootage)
Pat West ...
Soldier with Helmets (uncredited)

Directed by

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Howard Hawks

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Joel Sayre ... (screenplay) and
William Faulkner ... (screenplay)
 
Stephen Morehouse Avery ... () (uncredited)
 
Violet Kemble Cooper ... () (uncredited)
 
Walter Ferris ... () (uncredited)

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Nunnally Johnson ... associate producer
Darryl F. Zanuck ... producer in charge of production

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R.H. Bassett ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by

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Gregg Toland

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Edward Curtiss ... (as Edw. Curtiss)

Art Direction by

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Hans Peters

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Gwen Wakeling

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Ray Flynn ... unit manager (uncredited)

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Edward O'Fearna ... assistant director (as Ed O'Fearna)

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Thomas Little ... settings

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Roger Heman Sr. ... sound (as Roger Heman)
George Leverett ... sound

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Sam Benson ... wardrobe supervisor (uncredited)

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Louis Silvers ... musical director
David Buttolph ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Hugo Friedhofer ... composer: additional music (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

In 1916, somewhere in the front in France in World War I, the 5th Company in the 2nd Battalion of the 39th Regiment created by Napoleon Bonaparte and leaded by the tough Captain Paul La Roche receives among the replacements, Lieutenant Michel Denet and private Moran. When Lt. Denet meets the nurse Monique La Coste, who is Capt. La Roche's mistress but he doe not know, they fall in love for each other. When Capt. La Roche sees the old Pvt. Moran in his inspection, he identifies his father using a fake identity. Meanwhile, the 39th Regiment receives order to go to the trenches, attack the German lines and install a telephone in the front to guide the artillery. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Also Known As
  • Wooden Crosses (United States)
  • Zero Hour (United States)
  • Le chemin de la gloire (France)
  • Les chemins de la gloire (France)
  • El camino de la gloria (Spain)
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  • 103 min
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