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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: Listen, Dad, you're always coming to me about Mother. Why don't you go to her for me and explain to her that I'm not a boy anymore.


Major Padula: War is very hard on a peaceful swordsman.


John: Ah, couldn't be worse! There's nothing worse than war!
Italian Sergeant: Defeat is worse!
John: I don't believe it! What is defeat? You go home!


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Warren Beatty and Richard Beymer were finalists for the role of Nick, but after negotiations broke down with Beatty, Beymer was ultimately cast.
Paul Newman had played The Battler in a 1956 TV version of the story also adapted by A.E. Hotchner.
The character of Nick Adams appeared earlier in The Killers.
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Also directed by Martin Ritt




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Also released in 1962




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