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To Have and Have Not -- Hollywood legend Humphrey Bogart is a Martinique charter boat skipper who gets mixed up with beautiful Lauren Bacall and underground French resistance operatives during WWII.
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Release Date:
20 January 1945 (USA) See more »
At Last! Bogart makes love his kind of woman ! See more »
During WWII, American expatriate Harry Morgan helps transport a Free French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing a sexy lounge singer. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Humphrey Bogart ... Harry Morgan

Walter Brennan ... Eddie

Lauren Bacall ... Marie 'Slim' Browning
Dolores Moran ... Mme. Hellene de Bursac

Hoagy Carmichael ... Cricket

Sheldon Leonard ... Lt. Coyo
Walter Szurovy ... Paul de Bursac (as Walter Molnar)

Marcel Dalio ... Gerard aka Frenchy
Walter Sande ... Johnson
Dan Seymour ... Capt. M. Renard
Aldo Nadi ... Renard's Bodyguard
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Audrey Armstrong ... Dancer (uncredited)
Juliette Ball ... Black Woman (uncredited)

Joy Barlow ... (uncredited)
Eugene Borden ... Quartermaster (uncredited)
James Burross ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Jack Chefe ... Guide (uncredited)
Louise Clark ... Waitress (uncredited)
Adrienne D'Ambricourt ... Cashier (uncredited)
Jean De Briac ... Gendarme (uncredited)
Marcel De la Brosse ... Sailor (uncredited)
Fred Dosch ... Gaulist (uncredited)
Alphonse DuBois ... Bit (uncredited)
Elzie Emanuel ... Black Child (uncredited)
Fred Farrell ... Headwaiter (uncredited)
Lance Fuller ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Harold Garrison ... Black Child (uncredited)
Janette Grae ... Rosalie (uncredited)
Suzette Harbin ... Waitress (uncredited)
Margaret Hathaway ... Waitress (uncredited)
Frank Johnson ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Hal Kelly ... Detective (uncredited)
Sir Lancelot ... Horatio - Crewman (uncredited)
Keith Lawrence ... Flirtatious Frenchman (uncredited)
Oscar Loraine ... Bartender (uncredited)

Paul Marion ... Beauclere - Gaulist (uncredited)
Maurice Marsac ... Gaulist (uncredited)
Louis Mercier ... Gaulist (uncredited)
Chef Milani ... Chef at Marquis Hotel (uncredited)
Gussie Morris ... Waitress (uncredited)
Kanza Omar ... Waitress (uncredited)
Jack Passin ... Flirtatious Frenchman (uncredited)
Ron Randell ... Naval Ensign (uncredited)
Pedro Regas ... Civilian (uncredited)
Margaret Savage ... Waitress (uncredited)
Patricia Shay ... Mrs. Beauclere (uncredited)
Milton Shockley ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Emmett Smith ... Emil - Bartender (uncredited)
George Sorel ... French Officer (uncredited)

George Suzanne ... Gaulist (uncredited)
Marguerita Sylva ... Cashier (uncredited)
Roger Valmy ... Flirtatious Frenchman (uncredited)
Pat West ... Bartender (uncredited)
Crane Whitley ... Gaulist (uncredited)
Edith Wilson ... Black Woman (uncredited)
Jack Winslowe ... Bit Part (uncredited)

Directed by
Howard Hawks 
Writing credits
Ernest Hemingway (novel "To Have and Have Not")

Jules Furthman (screen play) and
William Faulkner (screen play)

Cleve F. Adams  uncredited
Whitman Chambers  uncredited

Produced by
Jack L. Warner .... executive producer
Howard Hawks .... producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Franz Waxman (uncredited)
Cinematography by
Sidney Hickox (director of photography) (as Sid Hickox)
Film Editing by
Christian Nyby (film editor)
Art Direction by
Charles Novi 
Set Decoration by
Casey Roberts (set decorations)
Costume Design by
Milo Anderson (gowns)
Makeup Department
Perc Westmore .... makeup artist
Joe Stinton .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Edith Westmore .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Production Management
Chuck Hansen .... unit manager (uncredited)
Eric Stacey .... unit manager (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Klegman .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Russell Llewellyn .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Don Siegel .... assistant director (uncredited)
Jack Sullivan .... assistant director (uncredited)
Robert Vreeland .... assistant director (uncredited)
Art Department
John More .... props (uncredited)
Keefe O'Malley .... assistant props (uncredited)
Sound Department
Oliver S. Garretson .... sound
Gerald W. Alexander .... re-recording and effects mixer (uncredited)
Edward Ullman .... sound recordist (uncredited)
Robert G. Wayne .... re-recording and effects mixer (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Roy Davidson .... special effects director
Rex Wimpy .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Paul Detlefsen .... matte paintings (uncredited)
Harvey Parry .... stunts (uncredited)
George Suzanne .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Hugh Addington .... best boy (uncredited)
Paul Burnett .... gaffer (uncredited)
Mike Joyce .... camera operator (uncredited)
Mac Julian .... still photographer (uncredited)
Dudie Maschmeyer .... grip (uncredited)
Lou Molina .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Roy Dumont .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Eugene Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Mary Riley .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Guy Villemin .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Music Department
Leo F. Forbstein .... musical director
Charles David Forrest .... music mixer (uncredited)
William Lava .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Leonid Raab .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Other crew
Louis Comien .... technical advisor
Meta Carpenter .... script clerk (uncredited)
Frederick De Cordova .... dialogue director (uncredited)
Lance Fuller .... stand-in (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

Production Companies
  • Warner Bros. (presents) (as Warner Bros. Pictures Inc.) (A Warner Bros.-First National Picture) (A Howard Hawks Production)
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Ernest Hemingway's To Have and Have Not" - UK (complete title), USA (complete title)
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100 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Sound System)
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G (TV rating) | Australia:PG (original rating) | Canada:PG (Ontario) | Canada:PG (video rating) | Finland:K-12 (1985) | Finland:K-16 (1945) | Germany:12 | Netherlands:14 (original rating) (1947) | South Korea:12 (2003) | Sweden:15 | UK:A (original rating) (cut) | UK:PG (video rating) (1988) (uncut) | USA:Not Rated | USA:TV-G (TV rating) | USA:Approved (certificate #10052)

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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on October 14, 1946 with Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall reprising their film roles.See more »
Factual errors: The scene showing the patrol boat firing at Morgan's boat, the machine gun is not recoiling, the bolt is not moving nor is there any gun smoke. This type of MG the bolt would recoil after every fired cartridge and would cause the whole gun to have some recoil effect. The gunner was just standing there, he would have to move his fingers or thumbs to fire the gun.See more »
Title Card:[first lines]
Title Card:Martinique, in the summer of 1940, shortly after the fall of France.
Title Card:Forte de France
Officer at port:Good Morning, Captain Morgan. What can I do for you today?
Steve:Same thing as yesterday.
Officer at port:You and your client wish to make a temporary exit from the port?
Steve:*That* is right.
Officer at port:Name?
Steve:Ha - Harry Morgan.
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71 out of 99 people found the following review useful.
Close, Very Close To Casablanca Greatness, 14 October 2005
Author: ccthemovieman-1 from United States

This is almost a clone of the more-famous "Casablanca".....and almost as good! The film is very entertaining from the get-go with all three leading actors a lot of fun to watch. I am referring to Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart and Walter Brennan.

This was Bacall's first film. She was 19 years old, looked 30 and never looked better. Her face, at that time, was stunningly beautiful, mesmerizing at times. So is her dialog, capped off by the famous line, asking Bogart if he knows how to whistle. It isn't just the line, it's the way she says it.....and Bogart's reaction. Bogart is outstanding, just as he was in Casablanca. Same type of character: an apolitical American overseas who reluctantly winds up helping fight the Nazis. As for Brennan, normally I don't find drunks appealing, just sloppy and obnoxious. However, Brenenan is neither here; he''s simply fun to watch and someone you can't help but like. I think he was one of the more underrated actors of his time.

The story had a good blend of intrigue, action, suspense, comedy, beautiful women, great characters and great dialog. It''s too bad it has nowhere near the notoriety of Casablanca. It 's only a small notch below it.

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