Wooden Crosses

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Wooden Crosses (Les Croix de bois)
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Directed by Raymond Bernard
Written byRaymond Bernard
André Lang
Based on Roland Dorgelès
Starring Pierre Blanchar
Gabriel Gabrio
Charles Vanel
Cinematography Jules Kruger
Edited byLucienne Grumberg
Color process Black and white
Distributed by Pathé-Natan
Release date
  • 17 March 1932 (1932-03-17)
Running time
115 minutes
Languages French

Wooden Crosses (French : Les Croix de Bois) is a 1932 French war film by Raymond Bernard, based upon a novel by Roland Dorgelès. [1]



Patriotic student Demachy enlists in the French army in 1914 at the start of World War I. 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.

Cast (in credits order)

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  1. "Wooden Crosses". filmaffinity.com . Retrieved 17 December 2015.