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The Big Parade [DVD]

The highest-grossing silent film of all time, as well as the first realistic war drama, tells the harrowing story of a young man's (John Gilbert) front-line experiences in World War I. The film fiercely captures the heroism of the ordinary foot soldier struggling to survive, and how James' determination to return to the village girl he loves faces the ultimate test.

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2013


Format: DVD
Summary: The highest-grossing silent film of all time, as well as the first realistic war drama, tells the harrowing story of a young man's (John Gilbert) front-line experiences in World War I. The film fiercely captures the heroism of the ordinary foot soldier struggling to survive, and how James' determination to return to the village girl he loves faces the ultimate test.
Title: The big parade [DVD] / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; a Turner Entertainment Co. and Thames Television presentation ; story by Laurence Stallings ; director, King Vidor.
Publisher Date: Burbank, Calif. : distributed by Warner Home Video, 2013.
Subject: World War, 1914-1918 -- Drama Infantry -- Drama. Man-woman relationships -- Drama
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System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: 791.43 Big
Oclc: 855219817
Upc: 883929309757
Bib Id: 446610

Format: DVD
Summary: The highest-grossing silent film of all time, as well as the first realistic war drama, tells the harrowing story of a young man's (John Gilbert) front-line experiences in World War I. The film fiercely captures the heroism of the ordinary foot soldier struggling to survive, and how James' determination to return to the village girl he loves faces the ultimate test.
Title: The big parade [DVD] / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; a Turner Entertainment Co. and Thames Television presentation ; story by Laurence Stallings ; director, King Vidor.
Edition: Standard ver.
Publisher, Date: Burbank, Calif. : distributed by Warner Home Video, 2013.
Description: 1 videodisc (151 min.) : sd., b&w with tinted sequences. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: Rating: Not rated. CHV rating: G.
Subjects: World War, 1914-1918 -- Drama
Subjects: Infantry -- Drama.
Subjects: Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Genre: Silent films.
Genre: War films
Genre: Film adaptations
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Other Author: Stallings, Laurence, 1894-1968
Other Author: Vidor, King, 1894-1982
Other Author: Gilbert, John, 1897-1936
Other Author: Adorée, Renée, 1898-1933.
Other Author: Dane, Karl, 1886-1934
Other Author: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures
Other Author: Turner Entertainment Co.
Other Author: Thames Television, ltd.
Notes: Title from web page.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1925.
Notes: Special features: Audio commentary by historian Jeffery Vance with director King Vidor; vintage short 1925 studio tour; theatrical trailer.
Notes: Music: Carl Davis.
Notes: John Gilbert, Renee Adoree, Karl Dane, Claire Adams, Hobart Bosworth.
Notes: DVD; dual-layer format; region 1; Dolby Digital; aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition.
Notes: Silent dialogue; English or French subtitles; English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Publisher Number: 1000373130
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Medium: [DVD]
Call Number: 791.43 Big