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Episode Studies by Clayton Barr


Indiana Jones: To Have and Have Not Indiana Jones
"To Have and Have Not"
(0:00-46:06 on the Tales of Innocence DVD)
Written by Jonathan Hales
Directed by Bille August
Old Indy bookends directed by Carl Schultz
Original air date: April 17, 1993

In Italy, Indy and Ernest Hemingway vie for the attentions of the same woman.


Read the "Early Summer 1918", "July 8, 1918", and "July 1918" entries of the It’s Not the Years, It’s the Mileage Indiana Jones chronology for a summary of this episode


Notes from the Indiana Jones chronology


This episode takes place in Italy, June 1918.


Didja Know?


The title of this episode ("To Have and Have Not") was given to it by PopApostle from the title of Ernest Hemingway's unrelated 1937 novel, of which title plays to the themes of this episode . Hemingway appears as a character in this episode. When this episode originally aired it was titled "Northern Italy, June 1918".


This episode was modified to become the first half of the Tales of Innocence TV movie in the The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones video package, paired with the unaired episode from the slate of the never officially produced season three of The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles that PopApostle has titled "In Morocco".


Actress Pernilla August plays the mother of Giulietta, Indy's love interest in this episode. August went on to play Anakin Skywalker's mother, Shmi Skywalker in George Lucas' Star Wars movies Star Wars: The Phantom Menace and Star Wars: Attack of the Clones.


Notes from the Old Indy bookends of The Young Indiana Chronicles


The two cars involved in a parking lot accident are a Chevrolet Corvette C3 and a BMW 3 series from about 1975-1981. Old Indy appears to be driving the same car he had (1950s era Plymouth, possibly a 1950 Special Deluxe) in the bookends of "Race to Danger".


In the closing bookend, a business called Opti-World is seen across the mall parking lot. This is an actual business at Independence Mall in Wilmington, NC where this scene was filmed.


Notes from The Lost Journal of Indiana Jones


The Lost Journal of Indiana Jones is a 2008 publication that purports to be Indy's journal as seen throughout The Young Indiana Chronicles and the big screen Indiana Jones movies. The publication is also annotated with notes from a functionary of the Federal Security Service (FSB) of the Russian Federation, the successor agency of the Soviet Union's KGB. The FSB relieved Indy of his journal in 1957 during the events of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. The notations imply the journal was released to other governments by the FSB in the early 21st Century. However, some bookend segments of The Young Indiana Chronicles depict Old Indy still in possession of the journal in 1992. The discrepancy has never been resolved.  


The events of this episode are not covered in the journal. The pages jump from August 1916 ("Trenches of Hell") to November 1918 and the end of the war (The Treasure of the Peacock’s Eye).


The boxed set of DVDs of the complete The Young Indiana Chronicles TV series has notations and drawings in the storage slot for each disk that suggest they are meant to be excerpts from Indy's journal. Most of these notes and drawings do not appear in the The Lost Journal of Indiana Jones book. Here is the slot image for this episode:


Characters appearing or mentioned in this episode


parking lot drivers

Indiana Jones

German soldiers




Ernest Hemingway

flower seller

Giulietta's mother


Giulietta's grandmother

Ettore (Giulietta's father)

Alfredo (Giulietta's fiancé)

Lawrence of Arabia (mentioned only)

23rd Regiment band

Giulietta's family maid




Didja Notice?


The scenic opening shots of this episode were shot in the Italian Dolomite Mountains. At 0:55 on the DVD, the Antonio Locatelli hut, built as a refuge for the Austrian-German Alpine Club located in the Tre Cime Natural Park, is seen.


The Italian ambulances seen driving through the bombed out village ruins at 1:13 on the DVD (and throughout the episode) are 1915 Fiat 15 ters.


The song Indy sings as he bathes for his date with Giulietta at 5:23 on the DVD is the 1911 ragtime song "Oh, You Beautiful Doll".


Some version of the tricolor flag of Italy is seen in the unnamed village as Indy walks to Giulietta's home at 5:44 on the DVD.


Giulietta's village was filmed at the Italian town of Feltre.


Indy's new American friend and rival for Giulietta's affections is Ernest Hemingway. Hemingway (1899-1961) went on to become a journalist and extremely renowned fiction writer. He actually did serve as an ambulance driver for the Red Cross in northern Italy in the war in June and July of 1918, just as depicted here.


Hemingway tells Indy he is from Chicago.


Hemingway sees that Indy has the Croix de Guerre and Médaille militaire medals on his uniform. The Croix de Guerre (Cross of War) is a Belgian medal awarded for bravery on the battlefield. The Médaille militaire is a French medal given to enlisted men or noncommissioned officers for meritorious service. Hemingway remarks that this medal is for getting wounded, but that recognition was only for soldiers after WWI.


As Indy and Ernest leave the bar drunk, they are singing "My Adeline", a 1903 ballad that has become known as a standard of barbershop quartets.


Indy mentions to Hemingway the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. The Pamplona running of the bulls takes place each year daily from the 6th-14th of July. The running of the bulls is featured in Hemingway's 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises.


At 19:13 on the DVD, Indy and Giulietta take in a hillside view over the town. The tower seen overlooking the town is the Castle of Alboin, the remains of a Roman fortress.


When Hemingway tells Indy to write a moving love letter to his lady, Indy retorts that he's not good at writing letters like that and the last letter he wrote was to a guy in Arabia. Presumably, he is referring to his ongoing correspondence with T.E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia).


Hemingway tells Indy he was a reporter for a time for the Kansas City Star. This is true.


As part of a love letter to Giulietta, Indy writes lines from the 1590 poem "A Farewell to Arms" by George Peel. Hemingway seems unfamiliar with the work but remarks, "That's a good title." Hemingway would go on to write a novel with that title, published in 1929.


When Hemingway tries to help Indy write his love letter, he gives one line as, "I smelled the bright smell of your hair, tangy, tangy, like pine needles in the Abruzzi." He then adds, "Tasted the clean taste of your beauty, light and clear like yellow Frascati." Abruzzi (or Abruzzo) is a region on the coast of central Italy made up of mountains and beach. Frascati is a city in the greater Rome area.


Giulietta and her family refer to Indy as "Enrico", Italian for "Henry".


Indy reveals that he learned to play soprano saxophone during basic training at La Havre. Indy will be seen playing sax at a jazz club in "Mystery of Jazz".


The tune the flute player of the Italian 23rd Regiment plays, then followed by Indy on the soprano sax is "Ta-ra-ra Boom-de-ay", an old vaudeville and music hall song of uncertain origin, going back to at least the 1880s.


When Indy and Hemingway finally realize they are each other's competition for Giulietta, Indy calls him a two-timing rat and Hemingway calls Indy a Judas. This is a reference to the betrayal of Jesus by Judas Iscariot for 30 pieces of silver in the New Testament of the Bible.


Indy refers to the pasta sauce served at Giulietta's birthday dinner as "Napolitano". This is the Italian word for "Neapolitan", meaning of or pertaining to the Italian city of Naples.


Hemingway actually did play the cello, as depicted here. His mother had been a musician in his home town of Oak Park, Illinois and she had taught him to play it, though he did not want to learn.


I have not been able to determine what music Giulietta plays on piano during a recital for Indy, nor the one Hemingway plays on the family's cello during the birthday dinner. Indy soon breaks into Hemingway's sonnet with the William Tell Overture on soprano sax.


Hemingway begins to play on an accordion and sing "Beautiful Dreamer" from 1864, written by the "father of American music," Stephen Foster.


As he bathes at 38:39 on the DVD, Hemingway sings the 1917 song "For Me and My Gal" by George W. Meyer, Edgar Leslie, and E. Ray Goetz.


At the end of the episode, Indy and Hemingway's injuries are treated at the Sanctuary and Convent of the Holy Martyrs Victor and Corona, not far from Feltre.


The medal Hemingway has received, seen in his hands at 44:22 on the DVD, appears to be the Italian Silver Medal of Military Valor. He actually did receive such a medal after taking shrapnel wounds to the leg and continuing to assist wounded Italian servicemen before accepting any treatment himself on July 8, 1918.


When Indy learns he is healing well and is being shipped out of Italy, Hemingway tells him to look him up if he's ever in Chicago. Indy responds that he will and that he's been thinking about going to the University of Chicago to study archeology, which he does, starting at the end of  "Winds of Change", where he will, in fact, meet Hemingway again in "Mystery of the Blues".


Possibly, the nurse that both Indy and Hemingway notice admiringly at the end of the episode is meant to be Agnes von Kurowsky (1892-1984), a nurse Hemingway had a relationship with while he was recuperating from his injuries.


Memorable Dialog


love is like war.mp3

this is man stuff.mp3 


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