King Vidor's epically mounted, standard-setting World War I opus stars John Gilbert as a son of privilege who heads off to the battlefields of Europe filled with dreams of glory, only to learn the harsh truth about the horrors of combat. Striking hallmark of early cinema co-stars Renée Adorée, Hobart Bosworth, Karl Dane, Tom O'Brien. 142 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score.