Kubrick’s ‘Paths of Glory’ Comes to North Carolina History Center

Tryon Palace to host screening of WWI film Sept. 12

Tryon Palace will host a screening of director Stanley Kubrick’s World War I masterpiece, “Paths of Glory,” as a finale to Tryon Palace’s WWI exhibit, North Carolina in the Great War, at 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12.

Released in 1957, “Paths of Glory” stars Kirk Douglas as a French colonel during WWI who must defend three soldiers accused of cowardice. The tale also explores how the battle tactics used on the European battlefields of WWI collided with the advanced weaponry. 

This film will be shown at Cullman Performance Hall and seating is first-come first-served. Admission is $6 for the general public and free for members of the Tryon Palace Foundation. 

For more information or to reserve your seat, call 252-639-3524, or visit www.tryonpalace.org.

“Paths of Glory” marks the final program Tryon Palace is offering before the close of its exhibit North Carolina in the Great War. This free exhibit is located in the Duffy Exhibition Gallery and will run through 5 p.m., Sept. 13.