Lauren Bacall was an unknown 19 year old, and Humphrey Bogart was a 45 year old movie star when they met in Hollywood in 1944, during the filming of To Have and Have Not (Bacall's film debut). Bogart was instantly smitten with the gorgeous newcomer, while she was grateful that the vetern actor was so kind to her, and their romance began to blossom.
To Have and Have Not - "Does it work the second time?" Scene from 1944 movie directed by Howard Hawks and stars Humphrey Bogart, Walter Brennan, and Lauren Bacall in her first film. Trivia: Hawks and his wife's pet nicknames were Slim and Steve. Bacall and Bogart used the names for the screen test as a joke but Hawks liked it so much he kept it in for movie. Bacall was only 19 in this film Bogart 25 yrs her senior.
To Have and Have Not (1944) She described to her less-than passive partner that the second kiss was better than the first: "It's even better when you help." She then suggested as she left his room, speaking in a low purring voice: "You know you don't have to act with me.... You don't have to say anything and you don't have to do anything. Not a thing. Oh, maybe just whistle. You know how to whistle, don't you...? You just put your lips together - and blow."