Ernest Hemingway, Screenwriter: Letters About For Whom the Bell Tolls
Reprints Hemingway’s 1942 correspondence with Paramount critiquing the screenplay for the movie version of For Whom the Bell Tolls. Sums up Hemingway’s chief concerns with the script’s political ramifications for the current war, numerous factual errors, and bad dialogue. Carroll follows up with an explication of Hemingway’s objections.
From Guernica to Human Rights: Essays on the Spanish Civil War
Carroll, Peter N. “Ernest Hemingway, Screenwriter: Letters About For Whom the Bell Tolls, 88-112. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2015.