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The Charm of Lauren Bacall in Key Largo

The Wonderful World of Cinema Posted by Virginie Pronovost on Sep 16, 2018

  Already three years ago, Crystal from In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood hosted a blogathon in honour of Lauren Bacall. Three years later, she is B-A-C-K with a second edition of the event celebrating “The Look”. Even if I still have mixed feelings on my appreciation for La read more

Key Largo (1948)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Sep 22, 2017

Describing the Florida Keys always sounds as if a Dashiell Hammett-esque noir voice should be speaking the words aloud: “An isolated strip of land as beautiful as it is hot.” Comprised of several islands the most recognizable is also the title of this John Huston noir, Key Largo. The six read more

KEY LARGO ( 1948 )

Noirish Posted by John Grant on Jun 21, 2016

+++As I read this excellent piece by Crystal at In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood, I felt I just had to share it here. And so, with Crystal’s kind permission, I’m doing exactly that! In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood. In an electrifying production, we are introduced to read more

Warner Archive: Bogie and Bacall in The Big Sleep (1946) and Key Largo (1948) on Blu-ray

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Mar 25, 2016

Image Source Warner Archive has released yet another pair of essentials on Blu-ray: the Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall classics The Big Sleep (1946) and Key Largo (1948). These films capture the famous twosome at their best, and with casts of supporting actors so colorful that they are constant read more

Key Largo (1948, John Huston)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Sep 14, 2015

Key Largo is a grand affair. Humphrey Bogart versus Edward G. Robinson with Lauren Bacall and Claire Trevor in the wings. Not to mention Lionel Barrymore. The film plays beautifully. Director Huston and co-screenwriter Richard Brooks give Bogart and Bacall some lovely, ever so gentle; Bogart’ read more

Key Largo (1948)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Mar 22, 2015

Key Largo Directed by John Huston Written by Richard Brooks and John Huston from the play by Maxwell Anderson 1948/USA Warner Bros. Repeat viewing/Amazon Instant   Edward G. Robinson steals the picture right from under the noses of Bogart and Bacall. Claire Trevor helps him. Frank McCloud (H read more

31 Days of Oscar: Key Largo (1948)

The Movie Rat Posted by Bernardo Villela on Feb 3, 2015

Introduction Whatever I do manage to see this year during 31 Days of Oscar will be covered in a wrap-up post. In the meantime, those films that previously got buried in conglomerated posts will get their own due here. In the wrap-up I will continue the tradition of attempting to see 31 new-to-me Fil read more

Key Largo (1948) – Film-Noir

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 12, 2014

Starring Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall,  with director John Huston, the film takes place on a sweltering day during the hurricane season. Bogart is passing through Florida to say hello to the relations of a dead war buddy. In the process he and the others at the hotel are held read more

Key Largo (1948) – Film-Noir

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 12, 2014

Starring Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall,  with director John Huston, the film takes place on a sweltering day during the hurricane season. Bogart is passing through Florida to say hello to the relations of a dead war buddy. In the process he and the others at the hotel are held read more

Key Largo – 1948

The Bogie Film Blog Posted by Bogart Fan on Apr 27, 2014

My Review —Fantastic— Your Bogie Film Fix:     out of 5 Bogies! Director: John Huston The Lowdown A war vet (Humphrey Bogart) visits the Florida Keys to pay his respects to the wife (Lauren Bacall) and father (Lionel Barrymore) of a friend who died in combat, only to stumb read more

Classic Films in Focus: KEY LARGO (1948)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Jul 31, 2013

One expects certain things from Bogart and Bacall: screen melting chemistry, sassy lines, the heady mix of cigarettes and sex appeal. We get these things in spades in pictures like To Have and Have Not (1944) and The Big Sleep (1946), but Key Largo (1948) lacks that scintillating sizzle between its read more

Classic Films in Focus: KEY LARGO (1948)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Jul 31, 2013

One expects certain things from Bogart and Bacall: screen melting chemistry, sassy lines, the heady mix of cigarettes and sex appeal. We get these things in spades in pictures like To Have and Have Not (1944) and The Big Sleep (1946), but Key Largo (1948) lacks that scintillating sizzle between its read more

Classic Films in Focus: KEY LARGO (1948)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Jul 31, 2013

One expects certain things from Bogart and Bacall: screen melting chemistry, sassy lines, the heady mix of cigarettes and sex appeal. We get these things in spades in pictures like To Have and Have Not (1944) and The Big Sleep (1946), but Key Largo (1948) lacks that scintillating sizzle between its read more

Key Largo (1948).

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn on Sep 16, 2011

Key Largo (1948). film noir directed by John Huston. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Edward G. Robinson, Lauren Bacall, Lionel Barrymore, and Claire Trever. Key Largo, was the fourth and final film pairing of married actors Bogart and Bacall. Trevor won the 1948 Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporti read more

24 Movie Bogie Marathon #16: Key Largo (1948)

Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog Posted by Google profile on Nov 30, 2010

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. Key Largo (1948) is a fine film indeed because of it's acute attention to detail. It's character and plot development are straight on. We learn so much from so little. Let's take a look a read more