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To Have and Have Not Overview:

To Have and Have Not (1944) was a Adventure - Romance Film directed by Howard Hawks and produced by Howard Hawks and Jack L. Warner.

The film was based on the novel of the same name and also Cosmopolitan Short Story "One Trip Across" written by Ernest Hemingway published in 1937 (novel); 1934 (magazine).

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Warner Archive: Bogey and Bacall on Blu-ray, To Have and Have Not (1944)

By KC on Aug 12, 2016 From Classic Movies

With the release of To Have and Have Not (1944), all four of the films Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart made together are now available on Blu-ray from Warner Archive. I've never been able to convince myself to pay much attention to the plot of To Have and Have Not. It's always been a movie of ex... Read full article


To Have and Have Not

By Amanda Garrett on Feb 13, 2016 From Old Hollywood Films

Today, I'm writing about the legendary romance between Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall that began on the set of To Have and Have Not (1944). This article is part of the You Must Remember This . . . A Kiss Is Just a Kiss Blogathon hosted by Second Sight Cinema. A kiss was more than just a ki... Read full article


To Have and Have Not (1944)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 12, 2014 From 4 Star Films

Starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan, Hoagy Carmichael, and with director Howard Hawks, this film is very reminiscent of Casablanca. On the small Vichy-controlled island of Martinique, a hardened seaman spends his days steering his boat and his nights at the local hotel. The Frenc... Read full article


To Have and Have Not (1944)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 12, 2014 From 4 Star Films

Starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan, Hoagy Carmichael, and with director Howard Hawks, this film is very reminiscent of Casablanca. On the small Vichy-controlled island of Martinique, a hardened seaman spends his days steering his boat and his nights at the local hotel. The Frenc... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT (1944)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jun 23, 2014 From Virtual Virago

Lauren Bacall got her introduction to Humphrey Bogart and the world with Howard Hawks’ To Have and Have Not (1944), which only vaguely resembles the novel by Ernest Hemingway but really exists as its own gloriously weird melange of Casablanca (1942), comedy, and film noir cool. Bogart and Baca... Read full article


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Quotes from

Slim: Give her my love.
Steve: I'd give her my own if she had that on!


Eddie: I've been figuring, them guys don't think that I'm wise, but they was trying to get me drunk.
[laughs]
Eddie: They don't know me, do they, Harry?
[Hiccups]


Slim: Anybody got a match?


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Facts about

The screenplay was rewritten to boost Slim's role to take advantage of the public interest in the real life romance between Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart.
Hoagy Carmichael played most of his scenes with a matchstick in his teeth. Seeing this on the set at the start of shooting, Humphrey Bogart gave kudos to Carmichael, telling him that the matchstick was a nice touch and would make him stand out in the film. Carmichael was surprised afterward to see a scene being filmed with Bogart and Walter Brennan, both of them chewing matchsticks throughout the shot. They finally revealed that they were having a bit of fun at Hoagy's expense.
The film debut of Lauren Bacall. The DVD sleeve notes state that she was nineteen years of age at the time whilst her dialogue in the film indicates that she was playing a character (Marie 'Slim' Browning) which was aged twenty-two years of age.
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