Cinema and History : WW1, kaleidoscope

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Cine-Concert: The Big Parade

King Vidor

1925
United States
2h29
Fiction
Col.
English with french subtitles

The film follows, three men Bull, Slim and Jim (Gilbert). Jim is a rich man's son who has never had a days work in his life. When WWI one breaks out and all his friends become enlisted and preasure from his girly friend Jim enlists along with the dim-whitted Slim and the grumpy, bossy Bull. When they get to France they are surprised at what war is really like, it was not what they were expecting.

Cine-concert by Gael Mevel, piano, and Agnès Vesterman, cello.

Presented by Gaspard Delon

 

Gael Mevel will also give a master class: Silent films - composition and improvisation.

Cast
John Gilbert, Renée Adorée, Hobart Bosworth, Claire McDowell
Screenplay
Harry Behn
Photography
John Arnold
Editing
Ethel P. Chaffin
Production
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

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