To Have and Have Not ★★★★

Classic movies are full of performers with great voices. If you closed your eyes and heard Bogart or Hepburn or Stewart and you knew it was them. Now the voices seem more generic, or maybe they're are just less interesting. Voices now fade into one another. But back then...

It's what sticks out to me here. The back and forth between Bacall and Bogart. The tone of the movie being shaped by their cadences. Add in Walter Brennan, owner of one of the most unique voices of the era. Half of their character development is in the sound of their words.

The film isn't my favorite Hawks but it is still classic. It will be revisited in the future. I will watch this, and listen to it again and again.

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