Paths of Glory

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Paths of Glory

1957 American anti-war film by Stanley Kubrick based on the novel of the same name by Humphrey Cobb add

Category: Movies & TV (402)

Launched in 1957.

Countries: United States (71%), Spain (7%), France (7%)

Main connections: Stanley Kubrick, Geraud Reveilhac, Roger Ebert

Linked to: Belgian Film Critics Association, Grand Prix, BBC, HBO




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"'Paths of Glory"' is a 1957 American anti-war film by Stanley Kubrick based on the novel of the same name by Humphrey Cobb add something


In October 1957 and November 2004 the film was shown at the London Film Festival by the British Film Institute add something


In 1959 the film was nominated for a Writers' Guild of America award but ultimately lost add something


As a result, the film was not submitted to French censors, and was not shown in France until 1975, when moral codes had changed add something


The film was officially censored in Spain by the government of Francisco Franco for its anti-military content, and was not released in that country until 1986, 11 years after Franco's death add something


Tino Balio, "United Artists: The Company The Changed the Film Industry", Uni of Wisconsin Press, 1987 p 158 add something


Humphrey Cobb - Stephen E. Tabachnick, in the Afterword to the U of Georgia Press' 1987 reprint of "Paths of Glory" supplies additional details of Cobb's life and how the son of American parents, Alice Littell Cobb, a physician, and Arthur Cobb, an artist, came to be mistakenly identified as a Canadian author


The 1989 BBC comedy series "Blackadder Goes Forth" episode "Corporal Punishment" pastiches some of the trial sequences of this film add something


The 1991 "Tales from the Crypt" episode "Yellow" echoes the film's themes add something


In 1992, the film was deemed "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant" by the Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry add something


She later married director Stanley_Kubrick; the couple remained together until he died in 1999 add something


"Chicago Sun-Times" critic Roger Ebert added this film to his "Great Movies" list on February 25, 2005 add something


Kirk Douglas - In a 2014 article, Douglas cited The Strange Love of Martha Ivers, Champion, Ace in the Hole, The Bad and the Beautiful, Act of Love, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, The Indian Fighter, Lust for Life, Paths of Glory, Spartacus , Lonely Are the Brave, and Seven Days in May as the films he was most proud of throughout his acting career