Three Comrades (film)
Original film poster
|Directed by||Frank Borzage|
|Produced by||Joseph L. Mankiewicz|
|Screenplay by||F. Scott Fitzgerald
Edward E. Paramore Jr.
|Based on||novel Three Comrades by Erich Maria Remarque|
|Music by||Franz Waxman|
|Edited by||Frank Sullivan|
Three Comrades is a 1938 drama film directed by Frank Borzage and produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz for MGM. The screenplay is by F. Scott Fitzgerald and Edward E. Paramore Jr., and was adapted from the novel Three Comrades by Erich Maria Remarque. It tells the story of the friendship of three young German soldiers following World War I and the early stages of the rise of Nazism.
- Robert Taylor as Erich Lohkamp
- Margaret Sullavan as Patricia Hollmann
- Franchot Tone as Otto Koster
- Robert Young as Gottfried Lenz
- Guy Kibbee as Alfons
- Lionel Atwill as Franz Breuer
- Henry Hull as Dr. Heinrich Becker
- Charley Grapewin as Local Doctor
- Monty Woolley as Dr. Jaffe
According to MGM records, the film earned $1,193,000 in the United States and Canada and $850,000 elsewhere, resulting in a profit of $472,000.
The film is recognized by American Film Institute in these lists:
- The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
- Scott Eyman, Lion of Hollywood: The Life and Legend of Louis B. Mayer, Robson, 2005 p 277
- "AFI's 100 Years...100 Passions Nominees" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-08-20.
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