Silent film maverick Abel Gance makes a passionate antiwar statement with this stunning melodrama, the story of two men who meet in the trenches during World War I. A surprising love triangle informs the relationship between the soldiers in the film,which includes the famous (and controversial) "March of the Dead" sequence in which Gance included actual disfigured veterans as ghosts. Restored version includes a new score by Robert Israel; Romuald Joube, Maryse Dauvray star. 4 1/2 hrs. ontwo discs. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score.