New York State Writers Institute - To Have and Have Not

Classic Film Series, Fall 1996


December 6, 1996 (Friday), 7:30 p.m., Page Hall, 135 Western Avenue

American, 1944, 101 minutes, black-and-white
Directed by Howard Hawks
Starring Humphrey Bogart, Walter Brennan, Lauren Bacall

Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway and with the screenplay written by William Faulkner and Jules Furthman, TO HAVE AND HAVE NOT is the film debut of Lauren Bacall. Bogart plays a tough skipper-for-hire who reluctantly becomes invovled with the French Resistance. Hawks made movie history teaming Bogart and Bacall whose on-screen chemistry make the movie.