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World Cinema: The Big Parade

Synopsis

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The second of three films about the Great War as seen from both sides of the trenches - by French, American and German film-makers.
Tonight: King Vidor's film starring: John Gilbert, Renee Adoree
with Tom O'Brien, Karl Dane

Unlike Renoir's La Grande Illusion, Vidor's The Big Parade is not an anti-war film. It looks at war through the eyes of the private in the front line who is not concerned with whether it is morally right or wrong.
(Next week: Westfront 1918)

Contributors

Director: King Vidor
James Apperson: John Gilbert
Melisande: Renee Adoree
Mr Apperson: Hobart Bosworth
Mrs Apperson: Claire McDowell
Justyn Reed: Claire Adams
Harry: Robert Ober
Bull: Tom O'Brien
Slim: Karl Dane






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