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Hawks, Howard 1896-1977

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His girl Friday by Howard Hawks( Visual )

243 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscrupulous newspaper editor uses every dirty trick in the book to keep his ace reporter/ex-wife from retiring and remarrying in this twist on The Front Page
Bringing up Baby by Howard Hawks( Visual )

72 editions published between 1938 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scatterbrained heiress uses her pet leopard, Baby, to attract the attention of a stuffy paleontologist
The big sleep by Howard Hawks( Visual )

110 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L.A. private eye Philip Marlowe takes on a blackmail case and follows a trail peopled with murderers, pornographers, nightclub rogues and the spoiled rich
Red River by Coleen Gray( Visual )

92 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With no market for his herd, the master of a vast cattle ranch and his son decide to head the first cattle drive over the now famous Chisholm Trail, past the Red River, into Missouri
To have and have not by Howard Hawks( Visual )

68 editions published between 1944 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1940, an American charter boat captain in Martinique gets involved with a young female drifter and some French freedom fighters who are trying to elude local Nazi collaborators
Rio Bravo by Howard Hawks( Visual )

163 editions published between 1938 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On one side is an army of gunmen dead-set on springing a murderous cohort from jail. On the other is Sheriff John T. Chance and his two deputies: one a recovering drunkard, the other a crippled codger. Also in their ragtag ranks are an unseasoned, trigger-happy youth and a woman with a past-- and her eye on Chance
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks( Visual )

49 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torn between religious pacifism and patriotism, Alvin York of Tennessee went on to become World War I's most acclaimed hero, capturing 132 German soldiers during the Battle of Argonne
Gentlemen prefer blondes by Jule Styne( Visual )

79 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bachelorette showgirl singers Dorothy Shaw and Lorelei Lee are sailing to Paris, courtesy of Lorelei's millionaire boyfriend Gus Esmond, Jr. They're also being shadowed--thanks to Gus Sr.--by private detective Ernie Malone. Lorelei gets embroiled in a contretemps involving Sir Francis "Piggy" Beekman, outspoken Lady Beekman, and a tiara. Dorothy, meanwhile, becomes involved in a running flirtation with the detective. All's well that ends well, but everything plays second fiddle to the snazzy costumes and in-your-face attitudes sported by the showgirls. One of Howard Hawks' biggest commercial hits, this lush, garish, cynical, yet fun-filled fortune-hunter satire is based on a 1949 Broadway musical and has a wisp of a plot, serving merely to tie together the lavish musical numbers
Scarface by Howard Hawks( Visual )

98 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An exciting story of organized crime's brutal control over Chicago during the Prohibition Era ... This compelling tale of ambition, betrayal and revenge is a groundbreaking masterpiece that influenced all gangster films to follow"--Container
El Dorado by Howard Hawks( Visual )

93 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sheriff fights cattlemen and empire builders as he tries to tame the West
Hatari! by Howard Hawks( Visual )

62 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wayne heads a group of highly skilled professional game hunters in Africa who capture the ferocious big game with strong rope and cameras for zoos and circus attractions
Ball of fire by Howard Hawks( Visual )

48 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Realizing they have to hear how real people talk, a group of lexicographers end up assisting a beautiful singer get away from the mob
Only angels have wings by Howard Hawks( Visual )

45 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the men working for a South American mail and freight business in the 1930s. They are trying to win a lucrative government contract to carry mail, and must perform satisfactorily despite bad weather, injuries, poor cash flow and a woman trying to win the boss's heart
Rio Lobo by Howard Hawks( Visual )

75 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spectacular robbery of a Union pay train by Confederate guerillas leads to the train's colonel befriending the leaders of the robbery when the war ends. Together, they seek the Union traitors responsible for a string of Confederate train robberies
The thing from another world by Christian Nyby( Visual )

36 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arctic researchers discover a huge, frozen spaceling inside a crash-landed UFO, then fight for their lives after the murderous being emerges from icy captivity."--Container
Monkey business by Howard Hawks( Visual )

51 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A chemist discovers a potent rejuvenation drug that restores youth but with some hilarious results
Twentieth century by Howard Hawks( Visual )

16 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A temperamental Broadway producer trains an untutored actress, but when a star, she proves a match for him
Howard Hawks' Rio Bravo( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and German and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the small Texas town of Rio Bravo, law and order is maintained by three unlikely enforcers: hard-boiled sheriff Chance; former quick draw artist Dude, now gone drunk and disheveled; and the crippled, wisecracking Stumpy, who patrols the jail with a shotgun. The arrest and incarceration of Joe Burdette for murder has set these three at odds with his brother, corrupt and wealthy landowner Nathan Burdette. Nathan assembles a force of hired guns to spring Joe, while Chance enlists hotshot gunslinger Colorado. Complications arise in the form of Feathers -- not the usual saloon floozy but a competent professional gambler accustomed to sparring with men -- who has an eye for Chance
I was a male war bride by Howard Hawks( Visual )

23 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A French officer falls in love with a woman lieutenant and must cross dress in order to get into the United States
Howard Hawks' Gentlemen prefer blondes( Visual )

10 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and French and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical about two showgirls from Little Rock searching for love and marriage aboard a luxury-liner bound for France
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Bringing up Baby
Alternative Names
Hawks, Howard

Hawks, Howard Winchester.

Hawks, Howard Winchester 1896-

Hawks, Howard Winchester 1896-1977

Howard Hawks Amerikaans filmregisseur

Howard Hawks cineasta estadounidense

Howard Hawks ralisateur, producteur, et scnariste amricain

Howard Hawks regista statunitense

Howard Hawks reżyser amerykański

Howard Hawks US-amerikanischer Regisseur der klassischen Periode Hollywoods

Говард Гоукс

Хауард Хокс

Хауърд Хоукс

Хоукс, Говард

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הווארד הוקס

هاوارد هاکس

हावर्ड हॉक्स

হাওয়ার্ড হক্‌স

ฮาเวิร์ด ฮอว์กส

ჰოვარდ ჰოუქსი

하워드 혹스


ホークス, H

ホークス, ハワード


Bringing up BabyThe big sleepTo have and have notRio BravoSergeant YorkEl DoradoHatari!Ball of fire