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)

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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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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Maria: I do not know how to kiss, or I would kiss you. Where do the noses go?

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

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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One of over 700 Paramount productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.
This film saved the famous love song "As Time Goes By" from being removed from Casablanca. Ingrid Bergman began filming this movie immediately after completing "Casablanca". For this role, her hair was cut short. Meanwhile, for "Casablanca", Warner Brothers wanted to substitute another song for "As Time Goes By" and re-shoot some scenes with Bergman. However, since her hair had been cut, there would be a problem with continuity (even if Bergman wore a wig), so the idea was dropped.
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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