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Huston, Walter 1884-1950

Overview
Works: 536 works in 1,514 publications in 7 languages and 21,216 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Musical films  Film noir  History  Western films  Detective and mystery films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Speaker, Singer, Commentator, Other, Host, Author, Costume designer
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 )

79 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,753 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 )

31 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

27 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,103 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 Agatha Christie( Visual )

40 editions published between 1945 and 2017 in English and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten strangers are invited to a lavish estate on an island. Through a recording, their mysterious host accuses each of his 'guests' of murder and proceeds to exact 'justice.'
Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith( Visual )

55 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 723 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
Dodsworth by William Wyler( Visual )

21 editions published between 1936 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam Dodsworth, a recently retired industrialist, sets off to Europe with his young wife. In Paris the wife, Fran, begins an open flirtation with an attractive gentleman and Dodsworth, hurt by his wife's actions, searches for the happiness which has eluded him
The birth of a nation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 620 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
The outlaw by Howard Hughes( Visual )

76 editions published between 1943 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 584 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 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

René Clair's "And then there were none"( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 503 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 furies( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 479 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
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer( Visual )

26 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in English and French and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer
Rain by Lewis Milestone( Visual )

58 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and held by 319 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
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( Visual )

40 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two hard-luck drifters and a grizzled prospector discover gold. Then greed and paranoia set in
American madness by Frank Capra( Visual )

15 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the height of the Great Depression a populist bank present is saved from financial ruin by his small depositors
The Shanghai gesture by Josef von Sternberg( Visual )

28 editions published between 1941 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A delirious melodrama of decadence and sexual guilt that uses Oriental motifs as a cypher for all that is unknown and unknowable
Dragon seed( Visual )

13 editions published between 1944 and 2017 in English and held by 235 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( Visual )

10 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and held by 231 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 216 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
 
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The treasure of the Sierra Madre
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Yankee Doodle DandyAnd then there were noneDodsworthThe treasure of the Sierra MadreAmerican madnessDragon seed
Alternative Names
Houghston, Walter 1884-1950

Huston, Walter

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