Possible New Filming Location in Cuba

One Stateside filmmaker who recently took advantage of Cuba’s retro look is Bob Yari, who spent a month shooting his Ernest Hemingway biopic “Papa” entirely on location in and near Havana in March and April of 2014. Now that Cuba has opened a bit, more opportunities for on location filming is possible. The new biopic […]

And we all have regrets . . . .

I wanted to do For Whom the Bell Tolls The great Luise Rainer, first winner of back to back Oscars, apparently wanted to play Maria badly. She didn’t know Hemingway and the studio had its eye on a young Ingrid Bergman, fresh off of her Casablanca triumph.  David O., Selznick took Ingrid to meet Hemingway and […]