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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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To Have and Have Not (1944, Howard Hawks)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Nov 20, 2019 From The Stop Button

Whatever To Have and Have Not?s original intent?not just novel versus film but film in pre-production to film completed?what it ends up doing and doing better than maybe anything else ever is star-make. To Have and Have Not showcases Lauren Bacall in constantly imaginative ways, including how much y... Read full article


To Have and Have Not (1944, Howard Hawks)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Nov 20, 2019 From The Stop Button

Whatever To Have and Have Not?s original intent?not just novel versus film but film in pre-production to film completed?what it ends up doing and doing better than maybe anything else ever is star-make. To Have and Have Not showcases Lauren Bacall in constantly imaginative ways, including how much y... Read full article


To Have and Have Not (1944, Howard Hawks)

on Nov 20, 2019 From The Stop Button

Whatever To Have and Have Not?s original intent?not just novel versus film but film in pre-production to film completed?what it ends up doing and doing better than maybe anything else ever is star-make. To Have and Have Not showcases Lauren Bacall in constantly imaginative ways, including how much y... Read full article


To Have and Have Not (1944, Howard Hawks)

on Nov 20, 2019 From The Stop Button

Whatever To Have and Have Not?s original intent?not just novel versus film but film in pre-production to film completed?what it ends up doing and doing better than maybe anything else ever is star-make. To Have and Have Not showcases Lauren Bacall in constantly imaginative ways, including how much y... Read full article


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


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Steve:[to a Vichy cop who has just slapped Slim] Go ahead, slap me...


[Slim kisses Steve]
Steve:What did you do that for?
Slim:I've been wondering if I'd like it.
Steve:What's the decision?
Slim:I don't know yet. [They kiss again.] It's even better when you help.


Slim: I'm hard to get, Steve. All you have to do is ask me.
Steve: You know what you're getting into. It's gonna be rough.


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Facts about

Many of aspects of Lauren Bacall's screen persona in her film debut To Have and Have Not were based on director Howard Hawks' wife at that time, Slim, including her name, glamorous dresses, long blonde hair, smoky voice and demure, mysterious demeanor.
The setting was shifted to Martinique because the Office of Inter-American Affairs would not have allowed export of a film showing smuggling and insurrection in Cuba.
The movie's line "You know how to whistle, don't you, Steve? You just put your lips together and blow." was voted as the #77 of "The 100 Greatest Movie Lines" by Premiere in 2007.
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