Sam Wood directs this Oscar-winning drama in which an American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission. Starring Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Akim Tamiroff and Katina Paxinou.
For Whom the Bell Tolls is the only technicolour film that Sam Wood received a directing credit for. Not only this, but it was also Ingrid Bergman’s first colour film too – and the result is a very impressive one.
In Sam Wood’s adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's well-known novel, which was published three years earlier, uncompromising American Robert Jordan (Gary Cooper) journeys to Spain to take part in the paramilitary forces contrasting ruler Francisco Franco.
Robert, who is given the hazardous mission of destroying a significant bridge that lies behind…