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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Quotes from

Slim: Anybody got a match?


[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.


Eddie: [Oft repeated line] Was you ever bit by a dead bee?


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Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall fell in love during production. Director Howard Hawks afterward said that it was actually Bacall's character Marie that Bogart had fallen for, "so she had to keep playing it the rest of her life." However, it has also been said that Hawks - who was something of a womanizer, and who had a fling with Dolores Moran during the shooting of the film - was jealous and frustrated that Bacall had fallen for Bogart and not for Hawks himself.
Andy Williams states in his biography that his voice (at age 14) is the one actually used for Lauren Bacall singing "How Little We Know". But according to author Eric Lax, Bacall did her own singing, after researching studio call sheets.
Howard Hawks gave John Huston the climax (a shootout on a boat) that he was unable to fit into the end of this film. Huston used this in Key Largo as he had been having difficulties coming up with a satisfactory ending.
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