The commemoration of the centennial of the Great War continues at A.K. Smiley Public Library with a free film screening of the 1932 classic A Farewell to Arms this Saturday at 3pm* in the Contemporary Club, 173 S. Eureka St.
An adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s semi-autobiographical 1929 novel, A Farewell to Arms depicts the relationship between Frederic Henry (Gary Cooper), an American driving ambulances for the Italian Army during WWI, and Catherine Barkley (Helen Hayes), a British Red Cross nurse. The film was nominated for four Academy Awards and won two.
This screening is free and open to the public. To register for this event or for more information on future film screenings, please visit www.akspl.org or contact the Heritage Room at (909)798-7632 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is requested, but not required.
*Please note that this film will be shown at a later time than previous screenings.