Unrated | | Drama, War
To ensure authenticity, director Lewis Milestone instructed the studio to try to find out if there were any World War I German army veterans living in the Los Angeles area, so he could have them authenticate German uniforms, equipment, etc. So many were found that... ...
Man cleaning doorknob:
Maid: From the Russians?
Man cleaning doorknob: No, from the French. From the Russians we capture more than that every day.
When Paul talks to the dead soldier in the pit, the soldier is breathing visibly and at one point his eyes blink.
Later reissues of the film mentioned that the film was an Academy Award winner in the opening credits.
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