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For Whom the Bell Tolls Overview:

For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by Sam Wood and produced by Sam Wood and Buddy G. DeSylva.

The film was based on the novel of the same name written by Ernest Hemingway published in 1940.

Academy Awards 1943 --- Ceremony Number 16 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best ActorGary CooperNominated
Best Supporting ActorAkim TamiroffNominated
Best ActressIngrid BergmanNominated
Best Supporting ActressKatina PaxinouWon
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Hans Dreier, Haldane Douglas; Interior Decoration: Bertram GrangerNominated
Best CinematographyRay RennahanNominated
Best Film EditingSherman Todd, John LinkNominated
Best Music - ScoringVictor YoungNominated
Best PictureParamountNominated
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BlogHub Articles:

Love Has Blue Eyes and the most Beautiful Smile: Ingrid Bergman in For Whom the Bell Tolls

By Virginie Pronovost on Aug 27, 2016 From The Wonderful World of Cinema

On August 29, 2016 (in two days), Ingrid Bergman, the best actress in movie history, would have been 101 years old. Sadly, this  date also marks her death anniversary. But, for both reasons, I’ve decided to honour her by hosting The 2nd Wonderful Ingrid Bergman Blogathon. To host is a big ente... Read full article


For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)

By Beatrice on Oct 8, 2014 From Flickers in Time

For Whom the Bell Tolls Directed by Sam Wood Written by Dudley Nichols based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway 1943/USA Paramount Pictures Repeat viewing/Netflix rental This epic adaptation of the Hemingway novel has a lot to recommend it. Robert Jordan (Gary Cooper), an American volunteer on th... Read full article


For Whom the Bell Tolls

By Alyson on Apr 16, 2010 From The Best Picture Project

“No man is an island, entire of itself… any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind; and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.”  – John Donne These immortal words begin the film as a bell rings, setting a solemn ton... Read full article


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Quotes from

Robert Jordan: A man fights for what he believes in, Fernando!


Pilar: Look I am ugly. Yet one can have a feeling here [points to her heart] that blinds a man while he loves you. He thinks you are beautiful. And one day for no reason at all he sees you ugly as you really are. And he is not blind anymore. Then you see yourself as ugly as he sees you - and you lose your man and your feeling. Then one day the feeling, that idiotic feeling that you are beautiful, grows inside you again and another man sees you and thinks you are beautiful and it's all to do over again. Now I'm past it. But it still might come again.


Robert Jordan: Are you afraid?
Maria: Not now. I love you, Roberto. Always remember. I love you as I loved my father and mother, as I love our unborn children, as I love what I love most in the world, and I love you more. Always remember.
Robert Jordan: I'll remember.
Maria: Nothing can ever part us now, can it?
Robert Jordan: Nothing, Maria.


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Facts about

Only a handful of Spanish actors were used in the film.
Ingrid Bergman's first color film.
According to Gary Cooper's daughter, Ernest Hemingway had Cooper in mind for the role of Robert Jordan even before he wrote the original novel.
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