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Huston, John 1906-1987

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Most widely held works by John Huston
The Maltese falcon by John Huston( Visual )

267 editions published between 1941 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 5,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Maltese falcon, Sam Spade is a partner in a private-eye firm who finds himself hounded by police when his partner is killed while tailing a man. The woman who asked his partner to follow the man turns out to be someone who is not what she says she is, and is really involved in something to do with the 'Maltese Falcon', a gold-encrusted life-sized statue of a falcon, the only one of its kind. In Satan met a lady, Sam Spade is now PI Ted Shane, pulled into the hunt for the jewel-filled Horn of Roland
The African Queen by John Huston( Visual )

180 editions published between 1951 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 3,538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's reverend was so overtaken with disappointment that he passes away. Shortly after his well-educated, snooty sister Rose buries her brother, she must leave on the only available transport, the 'African Queen' steamboat. The boat is manned by the ill-mannered bachelor, Charlie. Together they embark on a long difficult journey, without any comfort. Rose grows determined to assist in the British war effort and presses Charlie until he finally agrees and together they steam up the Ulana encountering an enemy fort, raging rapids, bloodthirsty parasites and endlessly branching steam which always seem to lead them to what appear to be impenetrable swamps. Despite their opposing personalities, the two grow closer to each other and ultimately carry out their plan to take out a German warship
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( Visual )

109 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair. Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown
Annie by Charles Strouse( Visual )

117 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( Visual )

144 editions published between 1947 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,113 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
The black cauldron by Walt Disney( Visual )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 2,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the land of Prydain, a young boy named Taran, who dreams of a future as an invincible warrior, finds himself leading a real-life quest. In a race against the evil Horned King, Taran must be the first to find the Black Cauldron or the Horned King will unleash its power and take over the world
Key Largo by John Huston( Visual )

132 editions published between 1948 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 2,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hurricane swells outside, but that is nothing compared to the storm that rages inside the hotel at Key Largo. There, sadistic mobster Johnny Rocco holes up, holding hostage the hotel owner Nora Temple, her invalid father-in-law, and ex-GI Frank McCloud. McCloud's the one man capable of standing up against the belligerent Rocco, but postwar world realities may have taken all the fight out of him
Herman Melville's Moby Dick by Herman Melville( Visual )

153 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 2,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stirring sea saga of one man's obsession for revenge upon the enormous white whale that has defeated Captain Ahab once before
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( Visual )

35 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time ago, in Middle Earth, humans shared their days with elves, wizards, goblins, dragons, heroes ... and hobbits. Just minding his own business, Bilbo has a guest, Gandolf, drop in on him. Soon, one by one a whole group of dwarves drop in and Bilbo finds himself joining the quest to reclaim their kingdom from an evil dragon
The man who would be king by John Huston( Visual )

103 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two 19th century British adventures travel to Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan, in hopes of amassing immense personal wealth
The red badge of courage by Stephen Crane( Visual )

44 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Movie version of Stephen Crane's novel: the story of Henry Fleming and his initiation into manhood as a Union Army recruit during the Civil War
The misfits by John Huston( Visual )

121 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story revolves around a vibrant divorcee and her relationships with nomadic cowboys
The asphalt jungle by John Huston( Visual )

80 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging criminal is released from prison and decides to assemble the old gang to go on one last heist
The night of the iguana by John Huston( Visual )

51 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A defrocked, alcoholic, and emotionally-troubled minister struggles with his desire for earthly pleasures as a tour guide in Mexico. Shepherding a busload of school teachers and one libidinous 18-year old girl, he becomes entangled with the teen, suffers a nervous breakdown when discovered, and strands the group at the remote and rundown seaside hotel of his old friend Maxine. As his emotional state continues to unravel, and the group's problems increase, the hotel is joined by a travelling artist and her aged poet father, with their own secret troubles
The dead by John Huston( Visual )

96 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gabriel and Gretta Conroy are enjoying a holiday party when Gretta begins to have poignant memories of a former lover who is deceased. Gabriel begins to see his life in an entirely new light with the shattering revelation of Gretta's secret past
Beat the devil by John Huston( Visual )

128 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An offbeat tale of adventure and suspense involving the passengers on a steamer who attempt to outfox each other for illegal control of a parcel of land believed to be rich with uranium deposits
Prizzi's honor by John Huston( Visual )

69 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Prizzi family's principal hit man, Charley (Nicholson) is about to discover that he and his new bride (Turner) share more than just body heat: they're both cold-blooded assassins, and their next job is to ice each other!"--Container
The Bible : in the beginning by John Huston( Visual )

75 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the first 22 chapters of Genesis on an epic scale, including the story of man's creation, his fall, his survival, and his indomitable faith in the future
Moulin Rouge by John Huston( Visual )

107 editions published between 1939 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As a dwarf, Toulouse-Lautrec believes he's too ugly to ever fall in love. So he loses himself in painting ... and cognac. A fixture at Paris' infamous turn-of-the-century Moulin Rouge nightclub, Lautrec meets a girl from the street ... who breaks his heart"--Container
Casino Royale by Martin Campbell( Visual )

63 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir James Bond is persuaded to rejoin Her Majesty's secret service and head an operation to smash SMERSH
 
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Houston , John

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Huston, John Marcellus

Huston, John Marcellus 1906-1987

John Huston americký režisér, scenárista a herec

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Τζον Χιούστον

Джон Г'юстон

Джон Х'юстан

Джон Хюстън

Хьюстон, Джон

Џон Хјустон

Ջոն Հյուսթոն

ג'ון יוסטון

ג'ון יוסטון במאי קולנוע אמריקאי

جان هیوستون تهیه‌کننده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

جون هيوستن

جون هيوستون، 1906-1987

ჯონ ჰიუსტონი

존 휴스턴

휴스턴, 존 1906-1987

ジョン・ヒューストン

ヒューストン, ジョン

約翰·休斯頓

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