Shortly after WWII, Maj. Frank McCloud stops at a Key Largo hotel to visit the family of a soldier in his outfit who was killed. It’s the Major’s bad luck the hotel is being held hostage by gangsters led by Johnny Rocco.  Rocco plans to escape to Cuba, but a  hurricane changes his plans. When the weather clears, Rocco forces McCloud to take him  in a boat that survived the storm.  The Cuban voyage turns ugly, ending in a deadly shootout. The film stars Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, and Edward G. Robinson.  Claire Trevor won Best Supporting Actress for her role as a washed-up torch singer. 

Key_Largo movie poster 3-17-2013

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