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Huston, John 1906-1987

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Most widely held works by John Huston
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

256 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his partner, San Francisco private eye Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette
The African Queen by John Huston( Visual )

230 editions published between 1951 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 3,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's reverend was so overtaken with disappointment that he passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, the 'African Queen' steamboat. The boat is manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie. Together they embark on a long difficult journey, without any comfort. Rose grows determined to assist in the British war effort and presses Charlie until he finally agrees and together they steam up the Ulana encountering an enemy fort, raging rapids, bloodthirsty parasites and endlessly branching steam which always seem to lead them to what appear to be impenetrable swamps. Despite their opposing personalities, the two grow closer to each other and ultimately carry out their plan to take out a German gunboat
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

125 editions published between 1974 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 3,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair. Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( Visual )

109 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two down-and-out Americans in Mexico meet a grizzled old prospector who piques their interest with stories of his gold-hunting experiences. The Americans gather a stake and set off with the old prospector in search of fortune
The black cauldron by Walt Disney( Visual )

33 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a race against the evil Horned Toad, Taran must be the first to find the Black Cauldron, which the Horned Toad could use to destroy the world
Key Largo by John Huston( Visual )

117 editions published between 1948 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hurricane swells outside, but it's nothing compared to the storm within the hotel at Key Largo. There, sadistic mobster Johnny Rocco holes up and holds at gunpoint hotel owner Nora Temple, her invalid father-in-law and ex-GI Frank McCloud
Annie by John Huston( Visual )

56 editions published between 1982 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a plucky, red-haired girl who dreams of life outside her dreary orphanage. One day, Annie is chosen to stay for one week with the famous billionaire 'Daddy' Warbucks. One week turns into many and the only person standing in the way of Annie's fun is Miss Hannigan, the gin-soaked ruler of the orphanage. Will Miss Hannigan's zany attempts to kidnap the irrepressible Annie succeed?
The man who would be king by John Huston( Visual )

88 editions published between 1975 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two 19th century British adventures travel to Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan, in hopes of amassing immense personal wealth
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

32 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time ago, in Middle Earth, humans shared their days with elves, wizards, goblins, dragons, heroes ... and hobbits. Just minding his own business, Bilbo has a guest, Gandolf, drop in on him. Soon, one by one a whole group of dwarves drop in and Bilbo finds himself joining the quest to reclaim their kingdom from an evil dragon
The red badge of courage by Stephen Crane( Visual )

46 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movie version of Stephen Crane's novel: the story of Henry Fleming and his initiation into manhood as a Union Army recruit during the Civil War
The misfits by John Huston( Visual )

116 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story revolves around a vibrant divorcee and her relationships with nomadic cowboys
Herman Melville's Moby Dick( Visual )

19 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consumed by an insane rage, Captain Ahab has but one purpose in life -- revenge on the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him
Annie by Charles Strouse( Visual )

93 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks
The asphalt jungle by John Huston( Visual )

70 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging criminal is released from prison and decides to assemble the old gang to go on one last heist. Based on the book by W.R. Burnett
The night of the iguana by John Huston( Visual )

52 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. As his emotional state continues to unravel, and the group's problems increase, the hotel is joined by a travelling artist and her aged poet father, with their own secret troubles
The dead by John Huston( Visual )

86 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gabriel and Gretta Conroy are enjoying a holiday party when Gretta begins to have poignant memories of a former lover who is deceased. Gabriel begins to see his life in an entirely new light with the shattering revelation of Gretta's secret past
Prizzi's honor by John Huston( Visual )

79 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Prizzi family's principal hit man, Charley (Nicholson) is about to discover that he and his new bride (Turner) share more than just body heat: they're both cold-blooded assassins, and their next job is to ice each other!"--Container
The Maltese Falcon by John Huston( Visual )

14 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Maltese falcon, Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind. In Satan met a lady, Sam Spade is now PI Ted Shane, pulled into the hunt for the jewel-filled Horn of Roland
Casino Royale by John Huston( Visual )

92 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir James Bond is persuaded to rejoin Her Majesty's secret service and head an operation to smash SMERSH
The Bible : in the beginning by John Huston( Visual )

57 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in English and Portuguese and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the first 22 chapters of Genesis on an epic scale, including the story of man's creation, his fall, his survival, and his indomitable faith in the future
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Annie Annie
ChinatownThe treasure of the Sierra MadreThe black cauldronAnnieThe man who would be kingHerman Melville's Moby DickAnnieThe night of the iguana
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Houston , John


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جون هيوستن

جون هيوستون، 1906-1987

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존 휴스턴

휴스턴, 존 1906-1987


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