Set against the backdrop of the Italian front during World War I, an American Army volunteer (Rock Hudson) meets a British nurse (Jennifer Jones) on the eve of the big offensive in the Alps and they fall passionately in love. Torn apart, then reunited, they escape to Switzerland to await the birth of their child – and the tragic conclusion to their once-in-a-lifetime romance.
Starring: Rock Hudson, Jennifer Jones, Vittorio De Sica
Directed by: Charles Vidor, John Huston (uncredited)
Based on the novel by: Ernest Hemingway