Spain Shows Lost Hemingway Documentary

Written by James MacGregor on . Posted in Documentary


Ernest Miller Hemingway Spanish television has previewed a formerly unseen documentary about its civil war made by the reknowned American writer Ernest Hemingway.

The film, Tierra de Espana (Spanish Earth), contains footage of the civil war, which Hemingway covered as a war correspondent. Hemingway narrates the film which recalls the fighting between the rebel army of General Francisco Franco and the republican government troops near Madrid in 1937.

The film has never before been seen in Spain, which is commemorating the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the conflicts, starting next month.