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A Farewell to Arms
A Farewell to Arms

A Farewell to Arms 1932


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A Farewell to Arms 1932 PG

87 mins USA Director. Frank Borzage

Based on the best-selling 1929 novel by Ernest Hemingway, Frank Borzage’s Oscar-winning film adaptation of the tragic Great War romance stars an impossibly handsome Gary Cooper as the somewhat cynical Lieutenant Frederic Henry, an American enlisted in the Italian army to drive ambulances during the war.

Through his doctor friend, Rinalidi (Adolphe Manjou), he meets Catherine Barkley (Helen Hayes), an English nurse whose fiancé was killed at the Somme. What starts as a flirtatious and casual encounter soon develops into something much deeper – but can their passion survive the terrible consequences of the war?

A hugely popular film when it was first released in 1932, A Farewell to Arms was nominated for four Oscars and won for Best Cinematography (Charles Lang) and Best Sound (Franklin Hansen and Harold Lewis).

Directed by

Frank Borzage


Mary Phillips

Adolphe Menjou

Gary Cooper

Helen Hayes


Romance War


Based on the Book… Love


PG Contains mild battle violence, scenes of emotional distress







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