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Howe, James Wong

Works: 238 works in 448 publications in 4 languages and 11,817 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Fiction  History  Western films  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by James Wong Howe
Sweet smell of success by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

15 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A powerful film about a ruthless journalist and an unscrupulous press agent who'll do anything to achieve success"--Container
Hud by Martin Ritt( Visual )

14 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hud Bannon has always preferred drinking, fighting and womanizing to the very traditional ways of his father. Hud is a man who cares more for himself than he does his young nephew, his dad, or even their understanding housekeeper. When disease threatens the cattle on the Bannon Ranch, the conflict between Hud and his old-line father reaches an all time high
The old man and the sea by Ernest Hemingway( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging Cuban fisherman, alone in a small skiff, catches a magnificent marlin and must defy the sea, marauding sharks, and his own flagging strength to bring his great catch home
Mr. Blandings builds his dream house by H. C Potter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cary Grant plays a successful New York advertising executive who wants to escape his current living situation. He decides to design his own dream house in the suburbs and the project turns wrong when the bills never end and the problems never stop
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

3 editions published between 1934 and 2006 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick and Nora Charles, a former detective and his rich, playful wife, investigate a murder case mostly for the fun of it
Seconds by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desperate to escape his dreary, dead-end life, an aging banker succumbs to a mysterious organization's offer of a new identity and a fresh start. Surgically transformed into a handsome, young man, he begins a jet-set existence among a shadowy community of similar "reborns." But his heady exhilaration spirals into a heart-stopping terror as he discovers that his newly purchased life carries a terrifying price
Kings Row( Visual )

4 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Parris Mitchell, an aspiring doctor, loses the one woman in his life to a tragic and untimely death, he goes off to Europe to forget. While he's gone, his friend Drake loses his inherited fortune and his fiancee. He takes up with a woman "from the wrong side of the tracks" and an ensuing accident leaves him a cripple. When Parris, now a full-fledged doctor returns home, it takes everything he has ever learned and experienced to put things right again
The rose tattoo by Daniel Mann( Visual )

5 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serafina is a Sicillian woman who now lives in the American South. She is mourning the death of her beloved husband, constantly telling herself stories of their time together. Her fragile, emotional existence is shattered when she discovers that her husband had been having an affair. Luckily, Serafina meets truck driver Mangiacavello and their tentative romance may help her through this troubling time
Come back, little Sheba( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lola Delaney is a vulgar, dumpy, less-than-bright "shotgun bride" who is married to recovering alcoholic Doc Delaney. Their unhappy marriage is made even more unhappy when a sexy stranger, Marie, rents a room from Lola. Lola is a tiresome creature who never stops talking, especially about the "imminent" return of her runaway dog Sheba. Doc is having enough trouble staying from the bottle and resigning himself to his marriage without the curvaceous Marie arousing his baser instincts
The Molly Maguires( Visual )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James McParlan is an operative working for the Pinkerton Detective Agency, who is hired by a major coal company to infiltrate and expose an underground terrorist organization, the "Molly Maguires". The Mollies operate within the impoverished mining communities of Pennsylvania and are mostly Irish emigrants. McParlan is selected to infiltrate the organization to pose as a new member, but it quickly becomes apparent that the working conditions are truly wretched. The lawman's loyalties become divided between the law and his fellow countrymen
Hangmen also die! by Fritz Lang( Visual )

9 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and German and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued by the Nazis after his assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, a member of the Czech underground enlists the aid of a young woman who soon finds herself entangled in the revolution's secret operations
Picnic by Joshua Logan( Visual )

4 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wanderer causes sexual havoc one summer in a small American town
This property is condemned by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

3 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Durante gli anni della Depressione, un ispettore delle ferrovie, Owen Legate, arriva in un paesino del Sud per fare dei licenziamenti e seduce una ragazza, Alva, che lo seguirà a New Orleans contro il volere della madre. Ma il loro amore è destinato a finire tragicamente. (Mereghetti)
Algiers by John Cromwell( Visual )

9 editions published between 1938 and 2006 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Boyer plays Pepe le Moko, a notorious thief hiding out in the Casbah, who falls in love with a wealthy tourist, played by Hedy Lamarr
Lon Chaney collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unknown (63 min.): Alonzo is an armless knife thrower and marksman for a circus, but he's hiding a secret that will lead to murder and betrayal
The heart is a lonely hunter by Carson McCullers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Singer is alone, except for one deaf-mute friend, a drooling, teddy bear clutching man-child. When his friend is institutionalized in a small southern town, Singer moves to be near him. Once he is there, Singer's kindness draws him near to others who are broken in body or spirit
An alternative road to the post-petroleum era : North-South cooperation by James Wong Howe( Book )

7 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Fuller's the Baron of Arizona( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In one of his own favorite roles, Vincent Price portrays legendary swindler James Addison Reavis, who, in 1880, concocted an elaborate and dangerous hoax to ascend to the title of "Baron of Arizona" and inherit all the land in the state
My reputation( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the recent death of her husband, Jessica is lonely and out of sorts. She meets two men who are very different. As Jessica debates the merits of passion versus security, she becomes the subject of mean-spirited gossipmongers
Howe, upon assessment, containing observations & improvements, which he has been making for many years by James Wong Howe( Book )

4 editions published between 1836 and 1837 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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How, James

How, James Wong

Howe, James

Howe, James W. 1899-1976

Howe, Jimmie

Howe, Jimmy.

Howe, Jimmy 1899-1976

Huang, Tsung-chan.

Huang, Tsung-chan 1899-1976

James Wong Howe

James Wong Howe amerikanischer Kameramann

James Wong Howe direttore della fotografia cinese

Wong Howe, James

Wong, Howe James 1899-1976

Wong Tun, Jim

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Джеймс Вонг Хоу китайско-американский оператор и режиссер

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English (121)

Italian (3)

German (2)

French (1)

HudThe thin manThe rose tattooThe heart is a lonely hunter