RARA-AVIS: RE: Book/movie

From: Duane Spurlock ( duane@emazing.com)
Date: 17 Jan 2002

Bill < abc@wt.net> wrote:

<< Legend has it that Howard Hawks bragged to Hemingway that he could make a good movie out of Hemingway's worst book. Hemingway told him to give it a try with To Have and Have Not. Hawks made the movie, but it doesn't really have much to do with the book. William Faulkner worked on the screenplay.

For some reason I'd thought that Leigh Brackett also worked on this film, but I think this was in production before her Hollywood work started. A quick www.imdb.com check sort-of verifies this.

--- Duane

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