The Road to Glory Overview:

The Road to Glory (1936) was a Drama - War Film directed by Howard Hawks and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and Nunnally Johnson.


Hawks and author William Faulkner constructed this WWI drama from a celebrated French WWI film, Wooden Crosses. French commander Baxter struggles with the horrors of war and the loss of his fellow soldiers, coping with the help of a steady ration of liquor. His situation worsens when Barrymore, his father and the oldest enlisted man in the army, enters his regiment, and when junior officer March becomes a rival for the attention of nurse Lang.

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The Road to Glory ( 1936 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Mar 15, 2020 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

Like many films before it, World War I provided the setting for Hollywood's favorite love triangle formula - two boys and a girl - in Howard Hawks' The Road to Glory. Warner Baxter and Frederic March star as the two men who vie for the love of June Lang, a pretty nurse. It is a simple formula that... Read full article

The Road to Glory (Howard Hawks, 1936)

By Judy on Sep 7, 2014 From Movie Classics

This is my contribution to the World War I in Classic Film blogathon?. Please do visit and take a look at the other?postings! Where previous Howard Hawks films about the First World War focused on pilots, this one goes into the trenches. Warner Baxter, Fredric March and Lionel Barrymore star as bele... Read full article

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