| Drama, War
Intelligent, sprawling saga of a squad of American soldiers, following them through Europe during World War II.
Steve McQueen turned down the lead role because he didn't want to get typecast in war movies.
Let the fools fight. They have all the fools they need.
"Psst! Feind hört mit" meaning "Shh! Enemy is listening" appears in a scene on a wall. Then it changes to incorrect "Psst! Feine hört mit". Then it changes to the correct first version again.
Closing credits epilogue: "My subject is War, and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the pity. All a poet can do today is warn . . ." WILFRED OWEN Born March 18, 1893 Killed in France, November 4, 1918.
Some prints run 156 minutes.
English, French, German, Italian, Russian
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