The Breaking Point is the second film adaptation of the Ernest Hemingway novel To Have and Have Not. The film, directed by Michael Curtiz, is considered to be considerably more faithful to the novel than the 1944 version starring Humphrey Bogart. Garfield plays Harry Morgan, a penniless fishing hire proprietor whose business is on the skids and whose family is feeling the economic pinch. He begins to work with a shady lawyer, Duncan , who persuades him to run illegal immigrants into California. Harry also begins a flirtation with Leona Charles . When his plan with Duncan goes wrong, Harry...
|Release date:||September 30, 1950|
|Directed by:||Michael Curtiz|
|Editor:||Alan Crosland, Jr.|
|Music by:||Max Steiner, Howard Jackson|
|Cinematography:||Ted D. McCord|
|Screenplay by:||Ranald MacDougall|
|Adapted from:||To Have and Have Not|