The Info List - The Gun Runners

The Gun Runners is a 1958 film noir crime film directed by Don Siegel, is the third adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's novel To Have and Have Not, starring Audie Murphy
Audie Murphy
and Patricia Owens.[1] Everett Sloane essays the part of the alcoholic sidekick originally played by Walter Brennan in the film's first adaptation, although Sloane's interpretation is less overtly comic. Eddie Albert
Eddie Albert
delivers a bravura performance as a charismatic villain; other cast members include Jack Elam and Richard Jaeckel. Gita Hall, "Miss Stockholm of 1953", made her film debut as Albert's girlfriend Eva. The earlier remake, titled The Breaking Point (1950), was directed by Michael Curtiz
Michael Curtiz
and starred John Garfield.


1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Production 4 See also 5 References 6 External links

Plot[edit] Sam Martin (Audie Murphy) runs a charter boat with his alcoholic first mate Harvey (Everett Sloane). He is forced by financial necessity to run guns for some revolutionaries. Cast[edit]

Audie Murphy
Audie Murphy
as Sam Martin Everett Sloane
Everett Sloane
as Harvey Eddie Albert
Eddie Albert
as Hanagan Patricia Owens as Lucy Martin Gita Hall
Gita Hall
as Eva Carlos Romero as Carlos Contreras Paul Birch as Sy Phillips Herb Vigran
Herb Vigran
as Freddy, aka "Baldy", bar proprietor Peggy Maley
Peggy Maley
as Blonde Barfly Jack Elam
Jack Elam
as Arnold John Qualen
John Qualen
as Pop, pawnbroker-casino operator John Harding as Peterson, fishing customer Stephen Peck as Pepito, singer-rebel leader Ted Jacques as Commander Walsh Richard Jaeckel
Richard Jaeckel
as "Buzurki", blond henchman on boat

Production[edit] This was the first feature from the fledgling Seven Arts Productions. Director Don Siegel was unhappy with having to use Audie Murphy
Audie Murphy
in the lead role.[2] See also[edit]

List of American films of 1958


^ The Gun Runners at Audie Murphy
Audie Murphy
Memorial Site ^ Glenn Erickson, 'The Gun Runners', Turner Classic Movies
Turner Classic Movies
accessed 4 June 2012

External links[edit]

The Gun Runners on IMDb The Gun Runners at the TCM Movie Database The Gun Runners at AllMovie

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Films directed by Don Siegel

Star in the Night (1945) Hitler Lives (1945) The Verdict (1946) Night Unto Night
Night Unto Night
(1949) The Big Steal
The Big Steal
(1949) The Duel at Silver Creek
The Duel at Silver Creek
(1952) No Time for Flowers (1952) Count the Hours
Count the Hours
(1953) China Venture
China Venture
(1953) Riot in Cell Block 11
Riot in Cell Block 11
(1954) Private Hell 36
Private Hell 36
(1954) The Blue and Gold
The Blue and Gold
(1955) Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
(1956) Crime in the Streets (1956) Spanish Affair (1957) Baby Face Nelson (1957) The Lineup (1958) The Gun Runners (1958) Edge of Eternity (1959) Hound-Dog Man
Hound-Dog Man
(1959) Flaming Star (1960) Hell Is for Heroes (1962) The Killers (1964) The Hanged Man (1964) Stranger on the Run
Stranger on the Run
(1967) Madigan
(1968) Coogan's Bluff (1968) Death of a Gunfighter
Death of a Gunfighter
(1969) Two Mules for Sister Sara
Two Mules for Sister Sara
(1970) The Beguiled (1971) Dirty Harry
Dirty Harry
(1971) Charley Varrick
Charley Varrick
(1973) The Black Windmill (1974) The Shootist
The Shootist
(1976) Telefon (1977) Escape from Alcatraz (1979) Rough Cut (1980) Jinxed! (1982)

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Ernest Hemingway



The Torrents of Spring (1926) The Sun Also Rises
The Sun Also Rises
(1926) A Farewell to Arms
A Farewell to Arms
(1929) To Have and Have Not
To Have and Have Not
(1937) For Whom the Bell Tolls
For Whom the Bell Tolls
(1940) Across the River and into the Trees
Across the River and into the Trees
(1950) The Old Man and the Sea
The Old Man and the Sea


Death in the Afternoon
Death in the Afternoon
(1932) Green Hills of Africa
Green Hills of Africa


A Moveable Feast
A Moveable Feast
(1964) Islands in the Stream (1970) The Dangerous Summer
The Dangerous Summer
(1985) The Garden of Eden (1986) True at First Light
True at First Light
(1999) Under Kilimanjaro
Under Kilimanjaro

Short stories

"Indian Camp" (1925) "The Doctor and the Doctor's Wife" (1925) "The End of Something" (1925) "The Three-Day Blow" (1925) "The Battler" (1925) "A Very Short Story" (1925) "Soldier's Home" (1925) "The Revolutionist" (1925) "Mr. and Mrs. Elliot" (1925) "Cat in the Rain" (1925) "Out of Season" (1925) "Cross Country Snow" (1925) "My Old Man" (1925) "Big Two-Hearted River" (1925) "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place" (1926) "A Canary for One" (1926) "Fifty Grand" (1927) "Hills Like White Elephants" (1927) "The Killers" (1927) "The Undefeated" (1927) "Che Ti Dice La Patria?" (1927) "In Another Country" (1927) "On the Quai at Smyrna" (1930) "Fathers and Sons" (1932) "A Day's Wait" (1933) "The Gambler, the Nun, and the Radio" (1933) "A Way You'll Never Be" (1933) "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" (1936) "The Capital of the World" (1936) "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber" (1936)

Short story collections

Three Stories and Ten Poems (1923) In Our Time (1925) Men Without Women (1927) Winner Take Nothing
Winner Take Nothing
(1933) The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories
The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories
(1938) The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1961) The Fifth Column and Four Stories of the Spanish Civil War
The Fifth Column and Four Stories of the Spanish Civil War
(1969) The Nick Adams Stories
The Nick Adams Stories
(1972) The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway
(1987) Ernest Hemingway: The Collected Stories (1995)

Story fragments

"On Writing"


88 Poems
88 Poems
(1979) Complete Poems

Letters and journalism

Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway
Selected Letters 1917–1961 (1981) Dateline: Toronto (1985) The Cambridge Edition of the Letters of Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway


The Sun Also Rises

1957 film 1984 film Opera The Select (The Sun Also Rises) Ballet

"The Killers"

1946 film 1956 film 1964 film Bukowski short story

A Farewell to Arms

1932 film 1957 film 1966 TV series

To Have and Have Not

1944 film The Breaking Point (1950) The Gun Runners (1958) Captain Khorshid
Captain Khorshid

For Whom the Bell Tolls

1943 film 1965 TV series Metallica song

The Old Man and the Sea

1958 film 1990 miniseries 1999 film

Other film adaptations

The Macomber Affair
The Macomber Affair
(1947) The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952) Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man
Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man
(1962) Islands in the Stream (1977)

See also

Nick Adams Michigan cottage Idaho house Key West home Hotel Ambos Mundos, Havana home Finca Vigía, Cuba home Pilar (boat) The Spanish Earth (1937 film) Bacall to Arms (1946 cartoon) Hello Hemingway
Hello Hemingway
(1990 film) In Love and War (1996 film) Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012 film) Cooper & Hemingway: The True Gen (2013 documentary) Papa: Hemingway in Cuba (2015 film) Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award Kennedy Library Hemingway collection


Elizabeth Hadley Richardson
Hadley Richardson
(first wife) Jack Hemingway
Jack Hemingway
(son) Pauline Pfeiffer
Pauline Pfeiffer
(second wife) Patrick Hemingway
Patrick Hemingway
(son) Gregory Hemingway
Gregory Hemingway
(son) Martha Gellhorn
Martha Gellhorn
(third wife) Mary Welsh Hemingway
Mary Welsh Hemingway
(fourth wife) Grace Hall Hemingway
Grace Hall Hemingway
(mother) Leicester Hemingway (brother)

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