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lee miles

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (5 of 5)
Location: Canvey island, uk
In My Own Words:
50, married, rail signal engineer (30 years) I live on an Island in the Thames Estuary and have two grown up children. love art & photography. I once exhibited in the national photographic gallery. Im well travelled in USA & Canada but love europe the best, mostly for the culture & history Pompei & Hurculanium are something else (forget Russell Crow this is the real Mcoy)
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 603,745 - Total Helpful Votes: 5 of 5
All Quiet on the Western Front (Full Screen) <b>DVD</b> ~ Lew Ayres
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Cinema at its best, Dec 20 2003
I can only re-iterate the comments passed by most of your other reviewers, a real master piece. Dated? maybe, the acting is of another age. but for all that the story and cine-matic quality reigns amongst the greatest of all time. The 1st world war is seen through a young, ordinary lad at first enthusiastic to serve his nation after a barrage of lecturing led by his school master on how glorious to wear a uniform with the girls flocking at your feet, the pride of the nation,ect,ect. He and most of his school mates join up only to be confronted with the reality of trench warfare.The story is quite straight forward but interwoven are really great episodes eg: we digress from the characters… Read more