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The movie that the characters watch in this picture is the 1945 Warner Bros. film To Have and Have Not (see below). On August 19, 1946, actress Joan Leslie filed a $2,725,000 suit against Warner Bros., charging that the studio reduced her billing from star to featured player after she had won a suit breaking her contract (see note for The Chase above). On October 29, 1946, the studio filed an answer denying the charges and asking for dismissal of the suit with court costs. Warner Bros. argued that star billing was "optional based on merit, proficiency and drawing power."