A Farewell to Arms
April 11–12, 2014
10:30 PM–12:30 AM Free
Free ticket with a $10 K2 minimum
1932, USA, Frank Borzage, 80 min.
Starring Helen Hayes, Gary Cooper, Adolphe Menjou.
Introduced byE. 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.