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Hawks, Howard 1896-1977

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His girl Friday by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
253 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,404 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 )
108 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,777 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 )
143 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Private detective Philip Marlowe is hired by the wealthy General Sternwood to expose a blackmailer who is holding compromising photos of Sternwood's daughter. The film evokes the chaotic underworld of Chandler's novel through setting and visualisation rather than plot. The complexities of the narrative are still present, but they no longer constitute the main ground against which the noir figure of Marlowe is defined. By stressing characteristics and visual style rather than events, it ultimately reduces a story line that is irretrievably tangled, to minor significance. The definitive Bogart-Becall vehicle, the film plays heavily on the sexual tension between the two actors, expressed primarily through their double entendre-loaded banter and their non-verbal expressions of sympathy that quickly undermine the initial antagonism of the characters
Ernest Hemingway's To have and have not by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
87 editions published between 1944 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,053 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
Red River by Coleen Gray ( Visual )
94 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the finest westerns ever made. Tom Dunson is a self-made cattle baron who will do anything to protect his way of life. So when plummeting livestock values demand that he drive his herd through the treacherous Chisholm Trail, Tom proves that he will risk anything to reach his destination...even his own sanity
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a boy drafted into the military who begins his career as a pacifist and then soon sees the justification for fighting
Rio Bravo by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
139 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Texas border sheriff fights off hired gunmen to keep a murderer in custody
Scarface by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
89 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama of the life and death of a Chicago gangster of the 1920s
El Dorado by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
83 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sheriff fights cattlemen and empire builders as he tries to tame the West
Gentlemen prefer blondes by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
74 editions published between 1953 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,232 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
Hatari! by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Wayne heads a group of highly skilled professional game hunters in Africa to capture animals for zoos and circus attractions
Howard Hawks' Gentlemen prefer blondes by Jule Styne ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and French and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A musical about two showgirls from Little Rock searching for love and marriage aboard a luxury-liner bound for France
Only angels have wings by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in 6 languages and held by 889 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
Ball of fire by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 851 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
Rio Lobo by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
65 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 788 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
Twentieth century ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A temperamental Broadway producer trains an untutored actress, but when a star, she proves a match for him
Monkey business by Howard Hawks ( Visual )
58 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Barnaby Fulton (Grant) is a staid scientist working on a youth-restory serum with no success. Until the chimpanzee he uses for experiments gets loose, starts monkeying around the lab, and accidentally concocts the very formula Fulton has been searching for
The thing from another world by Christian Nyby ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1951 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 617 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
Howard Hawks' Rio Bravo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and German and held by 503 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 )
19 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 483 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
 
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Hawks, Howard
Hawks, Howard Winchester.
Hawks, Howard Winchester, 1896-
Hawks, Howard Winchester, 1896-1977
ホークス, H
ホークス, ハワード
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English (1,172)
German (103)
Spanish (96)
French (81)
Multiple languages (28)
Italian (21)
Japanese (7)
Dutch (2)
Danish (1)
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