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The Big Parade


[[Feature~V133252~The Big Parade~thebigparade]] was designed as a modest programmer concerning one young man's disillusionment in the face of war. When the MGM executives took a look at the projection-room rushes, they gave director [[Performer~P115411~King Vidor~kingvidor]] the go-ahead to film an all-out "spectacular", which ended up running 13 reels and costing a then-astronomical $382,000. Shorn of his matinee-idol mustache, [[Performer~P26836~John Gilbert~johngilbert]] is perfect as an...more