Bogart film festival kicks off in Florida Keys
Humphrey Bogart's son helps kick off film festival in Florida Keys
KEY LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Fans of Humphrey Bogart have gathered in the Florida Keys to celebrate the legendary actor's cinematic accomplishments.
Thursday evening, Stephen Bogart, son of Bogart and Lauren Bacall, welcomed attendees at the Humphrey Bogart Film Festival. Afterward, attendees watched the Bogart and Bacall classic "Key Largo."
The weekend festival features 10 of 75 films Bogie made before his 1957 death, alongside 10 other film noir favorites. The genre describes stylish Hollywood crime dramas with cynical/sexual characteristics.
Also scheduled are a Bogart memorabilia exhibit, a Casablanca-themed ball, panels with Stephen Bogart and film critic Leonard Maltin and an appearance by Jack Huston of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," grandson of John Huston.
Attendees can also ride the African Queen, the original boat used in the Bogart film of the same name.
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