WorldCat Identities

Huston, Walter 1884-1950

Works: 493 works in 1,470 publications in 9 languages and 21,114 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Silent films  Biographical films  Musical films  Film noir  Short films  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Speaker, Singer, Commentator, Host, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Walter Huston
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( Visual )

112 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,183 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
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

57 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer
And then there were none by Barry Fitzgerald( Visual )

46 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One by one guests are being murdered on a mysterious island and those remaining realize the killer is among them
The Devil and Daniel Webster by Douglas Moore( Visual )

34 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having promised his soul to the Devil in exchange for good fortune, Jabez Stone asks the talented lawyer Daniel Webster to get him out of the bargain
Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith( Visual )

62 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln: An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States focusing on Lincoln's personal tragedies as well as his great accomplishments
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1930 Re-Release Title Sequence: This is the 1930 re-release title sequence for The Birth of a Nation. Prelude: This is a prelude from the re-release of the film featuring D.W. Griffith and Walter Huston. Intermission Sequence: This is an intermission sequence from the re-release of the film featuring D.W. Griffith and Walter Huston. The Making of The Birth of a Nation: This documentary is about the making of The Birth of a Nation
Dodsworth by William Wyler( Visual )

25 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged American retires and he and his wife go to Europe where they find a new set of values and relationships
The outlaw by Howard Hughes( Visual )

75 editions published between 1943 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Notorious western tells the tale of Billy the Kid and the sexy dame (Jane Russell) who loves him."
Yankee Doodle Dandy : original motion picture soundtrack by George M Cohan( )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The furies( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1870s New Mexico Territory, megalomaniacal widowed ranch owner T.C. Jeffords butts heads with his daughter, Vance, a firebrand with serious daddy issues, over her dowry, choice of husband, and finally, ownership of the land itself
Rain by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

55 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sadie Thompson is a South Seas island trollop confronted by an old-fashioned fire-and brimstone minister who masquerades his desires for her as a desire to save her soul. Unable to accept his sin, the minister cuts his throat and Sadie turns to a naive Marine to continue her dissolute lifestyle
American madness by Frank Capra( Visual )

17 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the height of the Great Depression a populist bank present is saved from financial ruin by his small depositors
René Clair's "And then there were none"( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten strangers are invited as weekend guests to a mansion on a remote island where, one by one, they are murdered
The Shanghai gesture by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

30 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Shanghai's slimy underworld, English financier Sir Guy Charteris tries to close a gambling den, owned by the devious Mother Gin Sling. However, Gin Sling learns that Charteris's daughter Poppy is a regular at her establishment and with the help of the coldly seductive Dr. Omar, she lures Poppy into gambling and drug addictions. Gin Sling blackmails Charteris and reveals a shocking secret, plunging them to another level of hell."--Container
Dragon seed( Visual )

13 editions published between 1944 and 2017 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A peaceful village in China is invaded by the Japanese prior to World War II. The men in the village choose to adopt a peaceful attitude toward their conquerors. But Jade is a headstrong young woman who intends to stand up to the Japanese whether her husband Lao Er approves or not. She even goes so far as to learn to read and to handle a weapon, so that she may be properly equipped for both the psychological and physical combat. Jade's attitude spreads to the rest of the village, convincing even the staunchest of male traditionalist that the Japanese can be defeated only by offering a strong united front-male and female. Alas, there are a few Quislings in their midst, notably avaricious merchant Wu Lien, who learns all too late the terrible cost of collaboration
Gabriel over the White House by Carey Wilson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. President Judson Hammond, a corrupt politician, survives an auto accident to miraculously become virtuous, proclaiming himself dictator, curing the Depression, subduing organized crime, and attaining world peace
World war II : why we fight( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Propaganda series originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort
Rain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic adaptation of Somerset Maugham's short story "Rain" (originally titled "Miss Thompson") stars Joan Crawford as Sadie Thompson, a fun-loving prostitute on a South Seas island who earns the enmity of a self-righteous missionary played by Walter Huston. The scandalous subject made the film extremely controversial upon its release
The premiere Frank Capra collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Smith goes to Washington: An idealistic, newly-appointed senator heads to Washington, where he single-handedly battles ruthless politicians out to destroy him
Katharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Without love: A devoted scientist meets a widow who seems to share his distaste of romantic love. The widow proposes marriage, insisting that theirs should be a union uncomplicated by love, and the scientist readily agrees. However, when the scientist's former girlfriend turns up, his wife discovers that she has fallen in love with him after all and attempts to win him back
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The treasure of the Sierra Madre
Yankee Doodle DandyAnd then there were noneDodsworthAmerican madnessDragon seedThe premiere Frank Capra collectionKatharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collection
Alternative Names
Houghston, Walter 1884-1950

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