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The Sunday Film The Snows of Kilimanjaro

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starring
Gregory Peck
Susan Hayward , Ava Gardner
The first in this new season of outstanding feature films is adapted from the famous novel by Ernest Hemingway. Writer Harry Street (Gregory Peck ) lies injured and dangerously ill in an African hunting camp. Attended by his wife (Susan Hayward ), he begins to review his life-the search for love and adventure that have brought him to the hot plains beneath the mountain of Kilimanjaro.
Like many of his stories, Kilimanjaro suggests parallels with Hemingway's own life, moving as it does from sophisticated Thirties Paris to the brutality of the Spanish Civil War and the wide open spaces of Central Africa.
Hemingway's action-man stories with their personal blend of the beefcake and brains were naturals for Hollywood in the last two or three decades. A Farewell to Arms, To Have and Have Not, The Macomber Affair, For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Killers all bore the stamp of Hemingway.
Screenplay by CASEY ROBINSON Produced by DARRYL F. ZANUCK Directed by HENRY KING

Contributors

Unknown: Gregory Peck
Unknown: Susan Hayward
Unknown: Ava Gardner
Novel By: Ernest Hemingway.
Unknown: Gregory Peck
Unknown: Susan Hayward
Unknown: Casey Robinson
Produced By: Darryl F. Zanuck
Directed By: Henry King
Harry: Gregory Peck
Helen: Susan Hayward
Cynthia: Ava Gardner
Countess Liz: Hildegard Neff
Uncle Bill: Leo G Carroll
Johnson: Torin Thatcher

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The Sunday Film The Snows of Kilimanjaro

BBC One London, 5 April 1970 20.15






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