The Snows of Kilimanjaro

This flavorful Hemingway adaptation spans the globe from 1950s Africa to 1920s Paris and 1930s Spain, and back again, as it follows the recollections of a hard-drinking writer (Peck) on death's door during an African safari. As the macho artist reflecting on a lifetime of drinking, hunting, and womanizing, Peck uses his full range of masculine charms to convince as a Spanish Civil War fighter and Countess's boy-toy, big-game hunter and bohemian writer. Susan Hayward and Ava Gardner provide the love interests and foils, while Bernard Herrmann supplies the film's powerful score.

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