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Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man (1962) was a Drama Film directed by Martin Ritt and produced by Jerry Wald and Peter Nelson.

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Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man

By Rick29 on May 25, 2017 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Ernest Hemingway wrote two dozen stories about his alter ego, Nick Adams, throughout his literary career. Playwright and novelist A.E. Hotchner, a Hemingway friend who later penned the biography Papa Hemingway, combined several of the Nick Adams stories into the 1962 film Adventures of a Young Man. ... Read full article


Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man

By Rick29 on May 25, 2017 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Ernest Hemingway wrote two dozen stories about his alter ego, Nick Adams, throughout his literary career. Playwright and novelist A.E. Hotchner, a Hemingway friend who later penned the biography Papa Hemingway, combined several of the Nick Adams stories into the 1962 film Adventures of a Young Man. ... Read full article


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Nick Adams: Ma, the difference between you and me grows fifty miles each day.


Nick Adams: You've already had twelve drinks. How can you be thirsty?
Billy Campbell: [Clasping the side of Nick's face] It's an emotional thirst, not a physical one. You wouldn't understand.


Dr. Henry Adams: I'd hate like hell to donate you to a war that doesn't even concern us. It's bad enough to die for your own country!


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Paul Newman had played The Battler in a 1956 TV version of the story also adapted by A.E. Hotchner.
The ten "Nick Adams" stories utilized by screenwriter A.E. Hotchner are "Indian Camp," "The Doctor and the Doctor's Wife," "The End of Something," "The Three Day Blow," "The Battler," "A Very Short Story," "In Another Country," "Now I Lay Me," "The Way of the World," and "A Way You'll Never Be." The latter portion of the film set in Italy is drawn from "A Farewell to Arms."
Gary Cooper's death in 1961 prevented him from playing the role of Nick's doctor father.
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