The Big Sleep

Bogart and Bacall in The Big Sleep (1946), photographed by Sidney Hickox, who also photographed Bogart and Bacall’s first film together, To Have and Have Not.

Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall in a John Engstead photography, mid 40s.

Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall in a photograph by John Engstead, mid 40s.

To Have and Have Not

Warner Brother’s latest discovery, Lauren Bacall, in an original publicity still for her film debut in To Have and Have Not (1944)

To Have and Have Not

Lauren Bacall in a screencap from To Have and Have Not (1944), photographed by Sidney Hickox, who previously worked with Howard Hawks on The Crowd Roars.  Sid had 163 cinematography credits, from 1916 to 78 episodes of Mayberry RFD (1968-71).  His other notable credits include Blonde Crazy, A Bill of Divorcement, Female, Dames, Bright Lights (and other Joe E Brown comedies), A Slight Case of Murder, All Through the Night, Gentlemen Jim, Dark Passage, White Heat, Them, 15 episodes of I Love Lucy, 12 episodes of The Lucy Desi Comedy Hour, an episode of I Spy, and 249 episodes of Mayberry RFD.  Sid also directed Hawks’ The Big Sleep with Bogart and Bacall.  He was never Oscar nominated.

Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall in an autographed publicity still, mid 40s.

To Have and Have Not

Hoagy Carmichael at the piano in To Have and Have Not (1944) with Bogart and Bacall and Walter Brennan.

The Big Sleep

Bogart and Bacall in The Big Sleep (1946)

To Have and Have Not

Lauren Bacall poses for her film debut in To Have and Have Not (1944).  The New York Times review said that she was a terrible actress.

Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall (no date)

Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall in an early photo

Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall (no date)

To Have and Have Not

Lauren Bacall and Hoagy Carmichael in a screencap from To Have and Have Not (1944)

To Have and Have Not

Hoagy Carmichael and Lauren Bacall in To Have and Have Not (1944)

To Have and Have Not

Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall and Dolores Moran in To Have and Have Not (1944)