Calder Willingham

Novelist, Screenwriter


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Paths Of Glory (1958) -- (Movie Clip) They're Scum Following the failed assault on the German position, Gen. Mireau (George MacReady) seems to have lost perspective, Col. Dax (Kirk Douglas) both defiant and hoping to preserve their relationship, Gen. Broulard (Adolphe Menjou) officiating, discussing military justice, in Stanley Kubrick’s Paths Of Glory, 1958.
Paths Of Glory (1958) -- (Movie Clip) What Did He Have To Say About Patriotism? Gen. Mireau (George MacReady), who was reluctant until tempted with a promotion, visits Col. Dax (Kirk Douglas) in his bunker promoting the assault on the German position known as the “Ant Hill,” Richard Anderson the cynical aide, in Stanley Kubrick’s WWI drama Paths Of Glory, 1958.
Paths Of Glory (1958) -- (Movie Clip) A Pleasant Atmosphere Narration by Peter Capell, director Stanley Kubrick working on location at the historic Schleissheim Palace in Bavaria, as ranking French Gen. Broulard (Adolphe Menjou, a Pittsburgh, Pa. native and WWI veteran) visits Gen. Mireau (George MacReady), opening Paths Of Glory, 1958.
Graduate, The (1967) -- (Movie Clip) Do You Always Drive Like This? Ben (Dustin Hoffman), who's been having an affair with Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft), who's forbidden him to date her daughter Elaine (Katharine Ross), gets railroaded by his parents (William Daniels, Elizabeth Wilson), and business-partner Mr. Robinson (Murray Hamilton), in The Graduate, 1967.
Little Big Man (1970) -- (Movie Clip) For What They Was Star Dustin Hoffman, in massive make-up, with William Hickey (later famous for "Prizzi's Honor") in the opening of Arthur Penn's landmark anti-Western, Little Big Man, 1970, from Thomas Berger's novel.
Little Big Man (1970) -- (Movie Clip) Are You Thinking Of Jesus? Dustin Hoffman (title character), also narrating, now rescued from his Indian upbringing, gets a bath from Faye Dunaway, the impassioned wife of preacher Pendrake (Thayer David) in a famous scene from Arthur Penn's Little Big Man, 1970.
Little Big Man (1970) -- (Movie Clip) My Gunfighter Period Jack (Dustin Hoffman), with intermittent narration recalling his gunfighting career, meets the sensible Wild Bill Hickock (Jeff Corey), in Arthur Penn's revisionist Western Little Big Man, 1970, from the Thomas Berger novel.
Paths Of Glory (1958) -- (Movie Clip) He's Fortifying Himself In the trenches the night before the assault, Lt. Roget (Wayne Morris) is briefing unimpressed Paris (Ralph Meeker) and LeJeune (Kem Dibbs) on their recon mission, checking in with Col. Dax (Kirk Douglas), in Stanley Kubrick’s acclaimed First World War drama Paths Of Glory, 1958.
Paths Of Glory (1958) -- (Movie Clip) See That Cockroach? Boulanger (Bert Freed) briefs the firing squad, then Ferol, Arnaud and Paris (Timothy Carey, Joseph Turkel, Ralph Meeker), scheduled for execution as examples for comrades who failed to launch a suicidal attack, receive a meal, in Stanley Kubrick’s First World War drama Paths Of Glory, 1958.
Paths Of Glory (1958) -- (Movie Clip) To France! Gen. Mireau (George MacReady) with his officers before director Stanley Kubrick begins sequences featuring memorable tracking shots, first Col. Dax (Kirk Douglas) in the trenches, then taking his soldiers over the top for the assault, in the First World War drama Paths Of Glory, 1958.
Graduate, The (1967) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Sounds Of Silence Director Mike Nichols’ unorthodox opening, introducing Paul Simon’s landmark song, performed with Art Garfunkel, as Ben (Dustin Hoffman, title character, in his first lead role, sharing top billing with Anne Bancroft and Katharine Ross) arrives at LAX, in The Graduate, 1967..
Graduate, The (1967) -- (Movie Clip) I Just Have The Toothbrush Nervous Ben (Dustin Hoffman, title character) has been bumbling around a Los Angeles hotel (the since-demolished Ambassador) after calling Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft) to accept her offer of a tryst, co-screenwriter Buck Henry as the clerk, in director Mike Nichols' The Graduate, 1967.