Ernest Hemingway and Mary Welsh Survive Two Plane Crashes

In the summer of 1953, Ernest and Mary were involved in two plane crashes in two days while in Africa. Following the first accident, word had spread that the writer died, many publications prematurely publishing his obituary before the couple finally arrived at their destination of Entebbe. Though both were injured, Hemingway suffered yet another traumatic brain injury with a fractured skull.

Ernest Hemingway and Mary Welsh Survive Two Plane Crashes

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  • Spanish Version | The Blank Page (1944-1961): asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Spanish Version | The Blank Page (1944-1961)

    S1 E6 - 1h 44m

    Hemingway intenta iniciar una vida con Mary Welsh, pero se ve envuelto en tragedias. Hemingway publica "El viejo y el mar", pero se ve superado por el deterioro de su estado mental.

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    The Blank Page (1944-1961)

    S1 E3 - 1h 44m

    Hemingway follows the Army as they advance through Europe. Afterwards, he tries to start a life with Mary Welsh, but is beset with tragedies. He publishes The Old Man and the Sea to acclaim but is overcome by his declining mental condition.

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