The story of trench life during World War I through the lives of a French regiment. As men are killed and replaced, jaunty Lt. Denet becomes more and more somber. His rival for the affection of nurse Monique is Capt. La Roche.
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I watched this literally only because I inexplicably think Fredric March is a superbabe (and it certainly did not disappoint on that front) but I ended up being more INTELLECTUALLY fascinated by Warner Baxter. I've only seen him in this and 42nd Street and both times he's played these amazing characters that are twisted, neurotic, and self-loathing in a way that shifts the whole film's center of gravity.