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Huston, Walter 1884-1950

Works: 500 works in 1,281 publications in 8 languages and 20,011 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Silent films  Biographical films  Musical films  Film noir  Comedy films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Speaker, Singer, Commentator, Author, Costume designer, Host
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Walter Huston
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( Visual )

106 editions published between 1947 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,186 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 )

45 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,353 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 )

35 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,151 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( Visual )

30 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,144 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
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 718 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 )

23 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 660 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 )

63 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and French and held by 651 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 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The furies( Visual )

9 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1870s New Mexico Territory, megalomaniacal widowed ranch owner T.C. Jeffords argues with his daughter, Vance, a firebrand, over her dowry, choice of husband, and finally, ownership of the land itself
Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith( Visual )

53 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life of Abraham Lincoln. Follows Lincoln's entry into politics and years of power, with emphasis on the Civil War period
Rain by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

52 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 340 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
Abraham Lincoln( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The struggle: An intimate drama of an American man who falls victim to the debilitating affliction of alcoholism
American madness by Frank Capra( Visual )

10 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 250 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 )

9 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in English and held by 243 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 )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 239 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 )

28 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 239 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
World war II : why we fight( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 218 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 by Carey Wilson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and held by 205 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 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You can't take it with you: A family of zany free spirits helps a stuffy financier realize there's more to life than money
Katharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 185 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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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 kanadai származású amerikai színész

Walter Huston kanadensisk skådespelare

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

والتر هيوستن




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