It’s been a bit tough, my journey through the history of Great War Films. I don’t think I’ve chosen the best route. Civilisation wasn’t up to much, The Big Parade was at best forgettable, Mata Hari was riddled with inconsistencies and next to no acting and then Forty Thousand Horsemen was simply rubbish. I’ve picked, […]Read more "What Price Glory (1952)"
If I had to name one event that had the biggest negative influence on the quality of Great War Films it would be the 2nd World War. Either through the direct influence of Governments or indirectly by the drive to produce patriotic content, the films of the late 30’s and early 40’s almost universally suck. […]Read more "The Fighting 69th (1940)"