Summary:A group of young World War I German recruits pass from idealism to disillusionment with war.
Language Notes:Dialogue in English with optional subtitles in English or Spanish; closed-captioned.
General Notes:"Exclusive introduction by Turner Classic Movies Host and film historian Robert Osborne. "--Cover.
Based on the novel by Erich Maria Remarque.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1930.
Special features include production notes, cast and filmmakers' biographies, film highlights, theatrical trailer, and Web links.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (2 hr., 12 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Credits:Dialogue by Maxwell Anderson and George Abbott ; adaptation by Maxwell Anderson ; director of photography, Arthur Edeson.
Performer:Louis Wolheim, Lewis Ayres, John Wray, Slim Summerville, William Bakewell, Arnold Lucy, Ben Alexander, Scott Kolk, Owen Davis, Jr., Walter Browne Rogers.
System Details:DVD; Dolby digital, full frame.
Audience:Not rated.
Awards:Academy Award for Best Picture, 1929-30.
Production Credits:Dialogue by Maxwell Anderson and George Abbott ; adaptation by Maxwell Anderson ; director of photography, Arthur Edeson.