I. HAVE. DIED.
Happy Birthday, Humphrey Deforest Bogart! (December 24th 1899 - January 14th 1957)
His first words were always, ‘Hello, Baby.’ My heart would literally pound. He was a gentle man—diametrically opposed to most of the parts he played. — Lauren Bacall
Even at their first meeting, the audacious exchange of sweaty detective and martini-cool Vivian (a scene closely based on the book), the film contrives to discover a level of sexual innuendo and hostile attraction not really grasped by Chandler.