The Big Sleep

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re-release publicity still of Bogart and Bacall in The Big Sleep (1946)

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The Big Sleep

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production design for a one legged Lauren Bacall in The Big Sleep (1946)

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Bogart and Bacall in The Big Sleep (1946)

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Bogart and Bacall and a passed out Martha Vickers in The Big Sleep (1946)

Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall and Ann Dvorak were the two Howard Hawks discoveries with whom he made two films apiece.  He made To Have and Have Not and The Big Sleep with Lauren, and Scarface and The Crowd Roars with Ann.

The Big Sleep

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Bogart and Bacall in an original publicity still for The Big Sleep (1946)

To Have and Have Not

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Bogart and Bacall in a publicity still for To Have and Have Not (1944), the first of two films Lauren and Humphrey made with Howard Hawks.

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Bogart and Bacall in a publicity still for The Big Sleep (1946)

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Lauren Bacall in The Big Sleep (1946), her second film, both with Howard Hawks and Humphrey Bogart.

To Have and Have Not

Walter Brennan is Humphrey Bogart’s sidekick in To Have and Have Not (1944), Walt’s fourth film of six with Howard Hawks.

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Lauren Bacall in her film debut in To Have and Have Not (1944)

Today’s posts all feature tumblr reblogs of Lauren in her first two films, both directed by Howard Hawks and starring her future husband, Humphrey Bogart.  They can all be seen here

http://howardhawkshollywood.tumblr.com/

To Have and Have Not

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Lauren Bacall in a publicity still for To Have and Have Not (1944)

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Lauren Bacall in a scene from The Big Sleep (1946)

To Have and Have Not

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Lauren Bacall in To Have and Have Not (1944)

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The back of this publicity still  from 1946 reads

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Lauren Bacall who will next be seen in Warner Bros.’ “The Big Sleep”

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