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First name: Log in with Facebook. Sam Wood. Gary Cooper in his forties is more than a decade too old to be the hero, climbing around mountain bridges with dynamite and hopping into a bedroll in the snow with a nineteen-year-old girl.

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Average Rating: It's a shame, to put it bluntly, that in it art is so long and life so short. Get your swag on with discounted movies to stream at home, exclusive movie gear, access to advanced screenings and discounts galore. Season 2. Critic Consensus: Franco brought his buddies Hitler and Mussolini in to help put down the republic.

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Its a good story, like Papa a bit in love with itself, and magnificent simply for the fact that Coop theoretically's the only Anglo around there ain't many like that. Log In. Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password. With such fidelity to the original that practically nothing was left out except all of the unmentionable language and the more intimate romantic scenes, Ernest Hemingway's wonderful novel of the Spanish civil war, "For Whom the Bell Tolls," has been brought to the screen in all its richness of color and character.

Nobody is villainized, but it's nonetheless clear whom Hemingway respects. Of course, I'd also make the dialogue less corny. TCM Backlot. Silent Sunday Nights in March. Eric FeldaryPrimitivo. We want to hear what you have to say but need to verify your email.

Who Has the Advantage? Almost as much drama lay behind the casting of Pilar, the rebel leader's wife most critics considered the book's most vividly drawn character.

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Advertise About Tips Contact Us. Despite its propagandist value and air of literary prestige, the film was accorded a mixed critical reception, with many complaining of its excessive length and deriding Sam Wood's melodramatic handling of the love scenes.

Michael Dalmatoff as Don Benito Garcia. Star Wars: Previous video Next video. Anne of the Thousand Days. Running sans intermission, the saga of Roberto and Maria Gary Cooper and Ingrid Bergman asks for too much concentrated attention on what is basically one dramatic episode, that of blasting a crucial bridge, in order to foil the Nationalists.