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Hawks, Howard 1896-1977

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The big sleep by Howard Hawks( Visual )

188 editions published between 1945 and 2020 in 6 languages and held by 3,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and wears out his gumshoes trailing murderers, nightclub rogues, the spoiled rich and more. Lauren Bacall joins Bogart under Howard Hawks' brisk and atmospheric direction of ace adaptations of Raymond Chandler's novel
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( Visual )

137 editions published between 1935 and 2021 in 6 languages and held by 2,859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
Howard Hawk's His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( Visual )

227 editions published between 1939 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscrupulous newspaper editor uses every dirty trick in the book to keep his ace reporter/ex-wife from retiring and remarrying
Red River by Howard Hawks( Visual )

107 editions published between 1948 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With no market for his herd, the master of a vast cattle ranch and his son decide to head the first cattle drive over the now famous Chisholm Trail, past the Red River, into Missouri. The path is filled with hardship and the drive looks hopeless as the men struggle to prevail
Gentlemen prefer blondes by Howard Hawks( Visual )

145 editions published between 1953 and 2020 in 9 languages and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bachelorette showgirl singers Dorothy Shaw and Lorelei Lee are sailing to Paris, courtesy of Lorelei's millionaire boyfriend Gus Esmond, Jr. They're also being shadowed--thanks to Gus Sr.--by private detective Ernie Malone. Lorelei gets embroiled in a contretemps involving Sir Francis "Piggy" Beekman, outspoken Lady Beekman, and a tiara. Dorothy, meanwhile, becomes involved in a running flirtation with the detective. All's well that ends well, but everything plays second fiddle to the snazzy costumes and in-your-face attitudes sported by the showgirls. One of Howard Hawks' biggest commercial hits, this lush, garish, cynical, yet fun-filled fortune-hunter satire is based on a 1949 Broadway musical and has a wisp of a plot, serving merely to tie together the lavish musical numbers
Scarface by Howard Hawks( Visual )

145 editions published between 1932 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of organized crime's control of the city of Chicago during prohibition and the ruthless drive of Tony Carmonte (Muni) to become the city's top gangster
To have and have not by Howard Hawks( Visual )

90 editions published between 1944 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1940, an American charter boat captain in Martinique gets involved with a young female drifter and some French freedom fighters who are trying to elude local Nazi collaborators
Hatari! by Howard Hawks( Visual )

93 editions published between 1961 and 2021 in 7 languages and held by 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of highly skilled professional game hunters in Africa capture big game for zoos and circus attractions
His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( Visual )

98 editions published between 1939 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscrupulous newspaper editor uses every dirty trick in the book to keep his ace reporter/ex-wife from retiring and remarrying in this twist on The front page
El Dorado by Howard Hawks( Visual )

88 editions published between 1966 and 2021 in 7 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sheriff fights cattlemen and empire builders as he tries to tame the West. Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with an old Indian fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water
Sergeant York( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torn between religious pacifism and patriotism, farmboy Alvin York of Tennessee went on to become World War I's most acclaimed American hero, capturing 132 German soldiers during the Battle of Argonne
Rio Lobo by Paramount( Visual )

110 editions published between 1970 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spectacular robbery of a Union pay train by Confederate guerillas leads to the train's colonel befriending the leaders of the robbery when the war ends. Together, they seek the Union traitors responsible for a string of Confederate train robberies
Ball of fire by Howard Hawks( Visual )

64 editions published between 1941 and 2021 in 5 languages and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Realizing they have to hear how real people talk, a group of lexicographers end up assisting a beautiful singer get away from the mob
Rio Bravo by Howard Hawks( Visual )

55 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Texas border sheriff fights off hired gunmen to keep a murderer in custody
Ernest Hemingway's To have and have not( Visual )

27 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1940, an American charter boat captain in Martinique gets involved with a young female drifter and some French freedom fighters who are trying to elude local Nazi collaborators
Rio bravo by Howard Hawks( Visual )

145 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On one side is an army of gunmen dead-set on springing a murderous cohort from jail. On the other is Sheriff John T. Chance and his two deputies: one a recovering drunkard, the other a crippled codger. Also in their ragtag ranks are an unseasoned, trigger-happy youth and a woman with a past-- and her eye on Chance
Only angels have wings by Howard Hawks( Visual )

82 editions published between 1939 and 2021 in 6 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the men working for a South American mail and freight business in the 1930's. They are trying to win a lucrative government contract to carry mail, and must perform satisfactorily despite bad weather, injuries, poor cash flow and a woman trying to win the boss's heart
The thing from another world by Christian Nyby( Visual )

51 editions published between 1951 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arctic researchers discover a huge, frozen spaceling inside a crash-landed UFO, then fight for their lives after the murderous being emerges from icy captivity."--Container
The men who made the movies : interviews with Frank Capra, George Cukor, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, Vincente Minnelli, King Vidor, Raoul Walsh, and William A. Wellman by Richard Schickel( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edited versions of interviews originally conducted for the television series The men who made the movies
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks( Visual )

76 editions published between 1941 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During World War I, a man from Tennessee is torn between his pacifist principles and his patriotic duty. He goes on to become the most famous hero of that war, Alvin C. York
 
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Alternative Names
Hawks, Howard

Hawks, Howard Winchester.

Hawks, Howard Winchester 1896-

Hawks, Howard Winchester 1896-1977

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Howard Hawks

Howard Hawks American film director, producer and screenwriter

Howard Hawks American film director, producer and screenwriter (1896-1977)

Howard Hawks americký filmový režisér, scenárista, producent a spisovatel

Howard Hawks Amerikaans filmregisseur

Howard Hawks amerikansk filmproducent och -regissör

Howard Hawks cineasta estadounidense

Howard Hawks cineasta estauxunidense

Howard Hawks pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Howard Hawks réalisateur, producteur, et scénariste américain

Howard Hawks regista statunitense

Howard Hawks reżyser amerykański

Howard Hawks yhdysvaltalainen elokuvaohjaaja ja tuottaja

Χάουαρντ Χοκς

Гаўард Гоўкс амэрыканскі рэжысэр

Говард Гоукс

Говард Хоўкс

Хауард Хокс

Хауърд Хоукс

Хоукс, Говард

Хоукс, Хауард, 1896-1977.

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הווארד הוקס

הווארד הוקס שחקן אמריקאי

هاوارد هاکس

هاوارد هاکس کارگردان و فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

هاورد هوكس

हावर्ड हॉक्स

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하워드 혹스

호크스, 하워드 1896-1977

혹스, 하워드 1896-1977

ハワード・ホークス

ホークス, H

ホークス, ハワード

霍華·霍克斯

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