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A Bell for Adano

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  1. (1945) is a film directed by Henry King starring John Hodiak and Gene Tierney

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 11, 2009
  2. The film was adapted from the novel A Bell for Adano by John Hersey, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1945

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  3. The story concerns Italian-American U.S. Army Major Joppolo, who is placed in charge of the town of Adano during the invasion of Sicily

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  4. The title refers to Major Joppolo's attempts to replace the 700 year old bell that was taken from the town by the Fascists at the start of the war to be melted down for ammunition

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  5. Through his actions, Joppolo also wins the trust and love of the people

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