The second film version of Ernest Hemingway's 1929 novel, and also the last film produced by David O. Frederick Henry (Hudson) is an American serving in the Italian Army during WWI, where he meets Catherine Barkley (Jones), a Red cross nurse.
They have a torrid affair, which results in pregnancy. The two gradually lose contact with one another. But Henry makes it to Switzerland, where Barkley is hospitalized. The baby is stillborn, and Barkley dies shortly afterward. Set in Europe, shot on location in Italy.
White titled wrappers, with credits for screenwriter Hecht, (original), director Vidor, and producer Selznick. Title page present, dated 1957, with a credit for screenwriter Hecht.
177 leaves, with last page of text numbered 173. Mimeograph on eye-rest green stock. Pages and wrapper Near Fine, bound with two gold brads. Subject: 1950s Cinema, Academy Awards, Directors, Film Scripts, Films with Literary Sources, Hollywood Blacklist, Literature, Romance, War Film, World War I. Royal Books is located in the midtown area of Baltimore, Maryland.Since 1996, we have specialized in rare books and paper relating to twentieth century literature, genre fiction, the arts, and popular culture, with a particular emphasis on cinema. All books noted as First Editions are also First Printings unless indicated otherwise. This listing was created by Bibliopolis.
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