A Farewell To Arms (1932) (Dual Format Edition) DVD


Beautifully restored to High Definition the original Oscar-winning version of A Farewell to Arms is released to mark the centenary of the outbreak of World War I. A forgotten masterpiece Frank Borzage's film of Ernest Hemingway's novel published just two years earlier is both a persuasive picture of the nightmare that was World War One and a deeply affecting tribute to the transcendent power of love. Starring Gary Cooper as Frederic Henry an American serving in the Italian ambulance brigade who meets through his cynical womanising doctor friend (Adolphe Menjou)... Catherine (Helen Hayes) an English nurse whose fiancé died at the Somme. A hugely popular film when it was first released in 1932 A Farewell to Arms was nominated for four Oscars and won for Best Cinematography and Best Sound. Special Features: Newly restored Presented in High Definition and Standard Definition Alternative ending Original trailer [show more]

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22 September 2014
85 minutes 
Dolby, PAL 
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Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes and Adolphe Menjou star in this classic romantic drama based on Ernest Hemingway's novel and directed by Frank Borzage. Frederick Henry (Cooper) is an American serving as an ambulance driver in World War I. When his friend Captain Rinaldi (Menjou) introduces him to the beautiful English nurse Catherine Barkley (Hayes), Frederick immediately falls for her. The pair share a brief idyllic interlude together, but the jealous Rinaldi does his best to come between them...