Wooden Crosses

by Raymond Bernard 1h50min France 1932
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Wooden Crosses
by Raymond Bernard

The young and patriotic student Demachy joins the French army in 1914 to defend his country. But he and his comrades soon experience the terrifying, endless trench war in Champagne, where more and more wooden crosses have to be erected for this cannon fodder.

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[ MP4 HD - Stéréo 2.0 ]

From a restored copy


  • Pierre Blanchar : Adjudant Gilbert Demachy
  • Gabriel Gabrio : Sulphart
  • Charles Vanel : Caporal Breval
  • Raymond Aimos : Soldat Fouillard
  • And with: René Bergeron, Christian-Jaque, Antonin Artaud, Paul Azaïs, Pierre Labry, Jean Galland, Raymond Cordy, Geo Laby, Marcel Delaître


  • Director Raymond Bernard
  • Scenario Raymond Bernard, André Lang
  • Original work author Roland Dorgelès
  • Photo director Jules Krüger, René Ribault
  • Sound Roger Loisel, Reginald Campbell
  • Editing Lucienne Grumberg
  • Production Compagny Pathé-Natan
  • Distributor Pathé

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,37:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1932
  • Release date for France03/17/1932
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageFrench
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