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Huston, Walter 1884-1950

Overview
Works: 376 works in 944 publications in 7 languages and 17,561 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Portraits  Sources  Silent films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Narrator, Speaker, Singer, Commentator, Costume designer, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Walter Huston, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Walter Huston
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,078 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 )
40 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,366 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 )
18 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,000 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 )
27 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One by one guests are being murdered on a mysterious island and those remaining realize the killer is among them
Dodsworth by William Wyler ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1936 and 2004 in English and held by 700 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 birth of a nation by D. W Griffith ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1930 and 2002 in English and held by 667 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
The outlaw by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
53 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Notorious western tells the tale of Billy the Kid and the sexy dame (Jane Russell) who loves him."
The furies by Anthony Mann ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and held by 483 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 )
36 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 375 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 )
48 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 358 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
World war II why we fight ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 293 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
Dragon seed ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jade, a beautiful young peasant, becomes a heroic guerilla fighter in defense of her country
American madness ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the height of the Great Depression a populist bank president is saved from financial ruin by his small depositors
The Shanghai gesture by Josef Von Sternberg ( Visual )
31 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 237 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
René Clair's and then there were none ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 220 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
Gabriel over the White House ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and held by 196 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 183 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
Why we fight by Frank Capra ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2001 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Propaganda series produced by the United States government which documents the causes and exhorts Americans to support World War 2
Why we fight ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 169 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
Katharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 168 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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Alternative Names
Houghston, Walter 1884-1950
Huston, Walter
Languages
English (369)
French (6)
Spanish (3)
Multiple languages (2)
German (1)
Chinese (1)
Danish (1)
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