Screenplay written by Faulkner; based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway
Starring Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart
Directed by Howard Hawks
Faulkner's collaboration with Ernest Hemingway in making To Have and Have Not marks the only time in film history that two Nobel Prize-winning authors were associated with the same motion picture.
The movie showcases the talents of Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Bogart plays a boat captain, Harry Morgan, who reluctantly agrees to help the French Resistance while wooing sassy singer Marie "Slim" Browning, played by Bacall.
The stars are said to have fallen in love during production. Their palpable chemistry made the film an instant classic and the high point of Faulkner's career in Hollywood.