A Farewell to Arms

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    Friday April 11, 2014 @ 9:30 PM


    Free ticket with a $10 K2 minimum

    1932, USA, Frank Borzage, 80 min.

    Starring Helen Hayes, Gary Cooper, Adolphe Menjou. 

    Introduced by E. Shane Hoffman

    Movie Medicine Facts

    As in all Borzage films, the triumph of love comes at a terrible physical cost, but the final sequences are among the most moving in all his work.

    Censorship problems arose from early versions of the script, which included phases of Catherine's actual childbirth and references to labor pains, her groaning, and hemorrhaging.

    Though in the novel the character of Catherine Barkley is described as very tall, actress Helen Hayes is a mere five feet tall.

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