The title is taken from "Meditation XVII," a metaphysical poem by John Donne ("No man is an island," etc.). This novel is widely regarded to be amongst Hemingway's greatest works.
(1959) #6 Billboard top 100.
Based on the Ernest Hemingway novel
Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway
By Ernest Hemingway, 1940
Director: Larry Peerce. Also starred Anne Jackson, Barbara Barrie & Robert Klein. Plot: Julie Harris in an adaptation of Plath's autobiographical novel, which details a young woman's summer in New York working for a Mademoiselle-like magazine...
"It was a queer, sultry summer, the summer they electrocuted the Rosenbergs, and I didn't know what I was doing in New York." - Sylvia Plath
Director: Larry Semon & Morman Taurog. Also starred Al Thompson, Pete Gordon & Norma Nichols. Plot: A government official staying in a hotel puts some important secret papers in the hotel safe.
"Perchance for whom this bell tolls may be so ill, as that he knows not it tolls for him...."
Best Actress - Drama, 1945
Director: James Young. Also starred Lorimer Johnston, Eddie Phillips & Lola Todd. Plot: Mathias (Barrymore), an Alsatian innkeeper, murders a rich Pole staying at his inn But Mathias' conscience will not let him rest...
Written first as a poem "Christmas Bells" in 1864 by Longfellow while in the midst of sadness over his son Charles Appleton Longfellow suffering wounds in battle in The American Civil War. It was set to music in the 1870s by English organist Jean Baptiste Calkin and to a composition written in 1845 by Joseph Mainzer. In the 1950s John Marks composed the melody we know today. Recorded by Fred Waring and The Pennsylvanians, The Carpenters, Bing Crosby, Kate Smith, Johnny Cash, Harry Belafonte and Sarah Maclan.
Tone poem for solo voices, chorus and orchestra, 1913
1975; Huge crossover country hit; peaking at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for one week