Film Details



ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT
Release Date: 24 Feb 1930
Duration (in mins): 138
Cast:
Louis Wolheim (Kat [Katczinsky])
Lew Ayres (Paul [Bäumer])
John Wray (Himmelstoss)
Arnold Lucy (Kantorek)
Ben Alexander (Kemmerich)
Director:
Lewis Milestone (Dir)
Nate Watt (Asst dir)
Writer:
Maxwell Anderson
George Abbott (Scr)
Producer:
Carl Laemmle (Pres)
Carl Laemmle (Prod)
Distribution
Company:
Universal Pictures Corp.
Production
Company:
Universal Pictures Corp.
AFI
Recognition:

100 YEARS…100 STARS #54
Summary:
Paul Bäumer, a young German schoolboy, along with his friends, is inspired by his schoolmaster to "save the Fatherland" and joins the Kaiser's forces. Their illusions are soon dispelled, however, by the cruel realities of battle, relieved only by a brief romantic interlude with some French farm girls and the humorous interjections of Katz and Tjaden. When Paul, the only survivor of the group, returns home, he finds the professor still haranguing his young scholars to join the conflict; and when ...