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  • Apr 18, 2011
Bogie and Bacall, doesn't get much better than that.
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To Have and Have Not
To Have and Have Not movie poster Directed by Howard Hawks Produced by Howard Hawks
Jack L. Warner Written by Novel:
Ernest Hemingway
Jules Furthman
William Faulkner
Cleve F. Adams
Whitman Chambers Starring Humphrey Bogart
Walter Brennan
Lauren Bacall
Dolores Moran
Hoagy Carmichael Music by William Lava
Franz Waxman Cinematography Sidney Hickox Editing by Christian Nyby Distributed by Warner Bros. Release date(s) October 11, 1944 (1944-10-11) (U.S.) Running time 100 min Country United States Language English

To Have and Have Not (1944) is a thriller romance war adventure film directed by Howard Hawks and starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall that is nominally based on the novel To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway.


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The film is set in Caribbean island of Fort de France, Martinique under the Vichy regime in the summer of 1940, shortly after the fall of France to the Germans. In this exotic location, the world-weary fishing boat captain Harry 'Steve' Morgan (Humphrey Bogart) is urged to help the French Resistance smuggle some people onto the island. He refuses, until the client, Johnson (Walter Sande) who has been hiring out his fishing boat (and owes him $825) is accidentally shot before paying him.

The hotel owner Gerard, commonly known as Frenchy (Marcel ...

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