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Huston, Walter 1884-1950

Overview
Works: 427 works in 1,166 publications in 7 languages and 18,610 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Silent films  Biographical films  Musical films  Film noir  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Narrator, Speaker, Singer, Commentator, Host, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Walter Huston
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( Visual )

74 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,139 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 )

46 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer
The Devil and Daniel Webster by William Dieterle( Visual )

23 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,073 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
And then there were none by Barry Fitzgerald( Visual )

31 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,016 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 birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the Stonemans and the Camerons must join up opposite armies. The consequences of the War in their lives are shown in connection to major historical events, like the development of the Civil War itself, Lincoln's assassination, and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan
Dodsworth by William Wyler( Visual )

20 editions published between 1936 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 680 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 Hawks( Visual )

59 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Notorious western tells the tale of Billy the Kid and the sexy dame (Jane Russell) who loves him."
The furies( Visual )

9 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 497 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
Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith( Visual )

49 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 493 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
Rain by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

52 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 353 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
Prelude to war by Frank Capra( Visual )

21 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prelude to war: Recounts the Japanese incursion into Manchuria, the Italian conquest of Ethiopia, and the beginnings of the Nazi takeover in Eastern Europe. The Nazis strike: Documents the relentless advance of Germany's military machine, as Hitler's armies terrorize their victims with blitzkrieg tactics and spread through the Rhineland, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland
The Shanghai gesture by Josef Von Sternberg( Visual )

34 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 249 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
American madness by Frank Capra( Visual )

9 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the height of the Great Depression a populist bank president is saved from financial ruin by his small depositors
Dragon seed( Visual )

10 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jade, a beautiful young peasant, becomes a heroic guerilla fighter in defense of her country
René Clair's and then there were none( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 235 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
World war II why we fight( Visual )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 224 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
Gabriel over the White House( Visual )

8 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and held by 192 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
The premiere Frank Capra collection by Frank Capra( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collectible box set containing 5 films (all with new commentaries) and a bonus disc with new interviews with Frank Capra, Jr., film historians, and others, archival footage, and a documentary
Katharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morning glory: A small-town community-theatre actress comes to New York dreaming of theatrical stardom. She amuses a producer and a playwright with her naiviete. Partly out of sympathy, the playwright arranges for her to understudy a troublesome theatrical star. When the star walks out on opening night, the young actress goes on to triumphant success. She is warned not to let it go to her head or become a "morning glory": a briefly spectacular "bloomer" that withers and dies within a very short time
Why we fight( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parts one and two of a propaganda series of seven information films shown to the American G.I. in the 1940's. 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. Prelude to war: Recounts the Japanese incursion into Manchuria, the Italian conquest of Ethiopia, and the beginnings of the Nazi takeover in Eastern Europe. The Nazis strike: Documents the relentless advance of Germany's military machine, as Hitler's armies terrorize their victims with blitzkrieg tactics and spread through the Rhineland, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The treasure of the Sierra Madre
Alternative Names
Houghston, Walter 1884-1950

Huston, Walter

Walter Huston Actor, singer

Walter Huston aktor amerykański

Walter Huston attore canadese

Walter Huston Canadees acteur

Walter Huston canadisk skuespiller

Walter Huston kanadensisk skdespelare

Walter Huston kanadischer Schauspieler

Walter Huston kanadisk skodespelar

Walter Huston kanadisk skuespiller

Γουόλτερ Χιούστον

Волтер Хјустон

Г'юстон Волтер

Уолтър Хюстън

Хьюстон, Уолтер

וולטר יוסטון

والتر هاستون بازیگر کانادایی

ウォルター・ヒューストン

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Yankee Doodle DandyAnd then there were noneDodsworthAmerican madnessDragon seedThe premiere Frank Capra collectionKatharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collection