Hughes, Howard 1905-1976
Most widely held works about Howard Hughes
Most widely held works by Howard Hughes
Citizen Hughes by Michael Drosnin ( Book )
28 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 2,246 libraries worldwide
In his own words-how Howard Hughes tried to buy America.
Scarface ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in English and held by 898 libraries worldwide
"An exciting story of organized crime's brutal control over Chicago during the prohibition era. This compelling tale of ambition, betrayal and revenge is a groundbreaking masterpiece that influenced all gangster films to follow."--Container.
The outlaw ( Visual )
69 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 592 libraries worldwide
"Notorious western tells the tale of Billy the Kid and the sexy dame (Jane Russell) who loves him."
Hell's angels ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1928 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Three Oxford buddies fight on opposite sides during World War I. Each is torn between obedience to his country and that of his conscience. The most expensive movie of its time, the film features extensive aerial photography of a dogfight between R.A.F and German fighter planes.
Flying leathernecks ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1951 and 2007 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
It's World War II. Major Dan Kirby (John Wayne) is hard on his marines. His subordinate Captain Carl Griffin thinks the Major is overdoing it, but Kirby proves that there is a method to his madness after all.
The racket ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
A straight-arrow cop and an old-school gangster find a common foe: big shots who run crime like a corporation.
His kind of woman ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 293 libraries worldwide
Hard-luck gambler Dan Milner is in sudden luck. He'll get $50,000 to hang out at a posh Mexican resort. $5,000 now and the big payoff when the reason he's been sent there is revealed. Of course, the gangsters making the offer don't expect him to live long enough to collect.
Angel face ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
When Mrs. Tremayne is mysteriously poisoned with gas, ambulance driver Frank Jessup meets her refined but sensuous stepdaughter Diane, who quickly pursues and infatuates him. Under Diane's seductive influence, Frank is soon the Tremayne chauffeur, but he begins to suspect danger under her surface sweetness. When he shows signs of pulling away, Diane schemes to get him in so deep he'll never get out.
The front page ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1931 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 90 libraries worldwide
When a convicted murderer escapes, a newspaper man who had been about to go on his honeymoon discovers (aided by his conniving boss) that the story means more to him than the marriage. Blurb on container refers to a different film adaptation of the same play, His girl Friday, in which the reporter is a woman.
Howard Hughes his life, loves & films ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Explore the life of one of the 20th Century's most important Americans!
Howard Hughes his women and his movies ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
He enraged one half of Hollywood and dated the other. In his thirty year career, Howard Hughes revolutionized the blockbuster, brought down the Hayes Office, bedded hundreds of leading ladies and broke a half dozen aviation records. Unravel the tale of one of Hollywood's most intriguing power players.
Film Noir classic collection. Vol 3 5 timeless suspense thrillers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
[Border incident]: The Mexico-California border is the power-keg setting for a tale of government agents versus greed and murder. [His kind of woman]: Hard-luck gambler Dan Milner is in sudden luck. He'll get $50,000 to hang out at a posh Mexican resort. $5,000 now and the big payoff when the reason he's been sent there is revealed. Of course, the gangsters making the offer don't expect him to live long enough to collect. [Lady in the lake]: Philip Marlow searches for a missing wife--and discovers a different woman's corpse in a mountain lake. From there the waters get deeper. [On dangerous ground]: City cop goes to the countryside to help solve a brutal murder and falls in love with a blind woman who's brother is a suspect. [The racket]: A straight-arrow cop and an old-school gangster find a common foe: big shots who run crime like a corporation. [Film noir : bringing darkness to light]: Clips from noir classics and little-known gems, plus interviews with modern noir aficionados like directors Christopher Nolan and Frank Miller, writers James Ellroy and Brian Helgeland and others shape this multifaceted exploration of the movie style that grew out of the hard realities of post-World War II life.
The conqueror ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 54 libraries worldwide
Set in 12th century China, the captured Tartar princess, Bortai, tricks Genghis Khan into mistrusting his blood brother, but falls in love with the Mongol chief.
Classic westerns collector's set ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Four western films on one DVD.
My life and opinions by Howard Hughes ( Book )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
The conqueror ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Set in 12th century China, this is a romance of the early life of Genghis Khan, who captures and is enarmoured by the daughter of the enemy.
Scarface ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Howard Hughes' ever controversial epic gangster film, manifesting America's no. 1 public enemy - Al Capone.
The front page ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Hildy Johnson was going to dump his career as a courtroom newspaper reporter -- until an inmate who has been sentenced to death escapes, and Johnson uses his honeymoon nest egg to pay off an inside source, triggering an avalanche of hilarious mayhem.
The sin of Harold Diddlebock ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk who dreams about marrying the girl at the desk down the aisle. But losing his job destroys that dream, and when he finds a particularly potent drink at his local bar, he goes on a very strange and funny rampage (with a lion in tow).
The best of the west the outlaw, Santa Fe trail ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The outlaw: Jane Russell plays a busty siren who steals the heart of Billy the Kid in this Howard Hughes directed story which centers on the rivalrous, tentative friendships between Billy, Doc Holiday & Pat Garrett.
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Hughes, Howard Robard
Hughes, Howard Robard, 1905-1976
Hughes, Howard Robard 1905-1976 B 1996
יוז, הווארד, 1905־1976
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