Approved | | Drama, Romance, War
An English nurse and an American soldier on the Italian front during World War I fall in love, but the horrors surrounding them test their romance to the limit.
Passed by the British Board of Film Censors with certificate "A" on 20 March 1958. Given a Gala Royal Premiere (before Princess Margaret in aid of the Docklands Settlements) on 26 March 1958 at London's Carlton cinema. Although Fox were hoping for a long engagement, the run at the Carlton lasted just four weeks.
Major Alessandro Rinaldi:
She's very strange, very moody, who knows she might even prefer you to me.
When Hudson and Jones are in the hotel bedroom he gives her a glass of wine. The amount of wine in her glass varies between shots.
Producer David O. Selznick tries to imitate the opening credits of his classic film, "Gone With The Wind", by having the letters of the title "A Farewell to Arms" sweep slowly across the screen from right to left.