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).

SYNOPSIS

One of the best-loved classic movies of all time is famous for the offscreen romance that sparked on-screen electricity between Bogart and Bacall. This prototypical Hawks story (with help from William Faulkner) began with a bet between the director and Ernest Hemingway that he could film Hemingway's worst book, which was, in the author's own estimation, To Have and Have Not. Hemingway shouldn't have paid because Hawks threw out the story. He placed Bogart in WWII Martinique as a charter-boat captain squiring rich folks around to fish. The apolitical sailor turns down requests for help from the French Resistance until Bacall appears at his doorway looking for a match. After smoldering glances (and some of the funniest banter ever in movies), he discovers she also needs a way back to the U.S. To secure the price of her ticket, Bogart takes an assignment to smuggle Dalio and Moran into Martinique and winds up on the lam from the Vichy police and nursing a wounded Dalio. Bacall turns in her ticket and throws in with the reluctant hero. Bacall was a 19-year-old model when Hawks's wife spotted her on a magazine cover, and she is perhaps the most luminous, enticing character ever to grace the screen. Bogart must have thought so, too, for theirs is a famous Hollywood love story that everyone who sees this can watch blossoming. Magic.

(Source: available at Amazon AMC Classic Movie Companion).

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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


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Quotes from

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: Who was the girl, Steve?
Steve:Who was what girl?
Slim:The one who left you with such a high opinion of women.


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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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.
Feature film debut of Hoagy Carmichael.
The first of four films made by real life couple and later husband and wife Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall.
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