WorldCat Identities

Howe, James Wong

Overview
Works: 230 works in 525 publications in 5 languages and 14,654 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Musical films  Romantic comedy films  Screwball comedy films  Biographical films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Cinematographer , Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Videographer , Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Wong Howe
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

13 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan, famous entertainer, composer, playwright, and Broadway producer
Hud by Martin Ritt( Visual )

17 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,103 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 )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alone in a small skiff, an aging Cuban fisherman catches a huge marlin - and must defy the sea, marauding sharks and his own flagging strength to bring his great catch home. Filmed in part on sun-drenched Cuban locales ... a colorful cinematic ode to the indomitability of the human spirit."--Container
Mr. Blandings builds his dream house by H. C Potter( Visual )

5 editions published between 1948 and 2004 in English and held by 977 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A frustrated New Yorker decides to build a dream house out in the country, but one mishap leads to another before it is finished
Sweet Smell of Success by Alexander Mackendrick( Visual )

17 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in English and French and held by 950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A powerful film about a ruthless journalist and an unscrupulous press agent who'll do anything to achieve success"--Container
The thin man by W. S Van Dyke( Visual )

6 editions published between 1934 and 2015 in English and held by 926 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
Funny lady( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues the life and career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice
Come back, little Sheba by Burt Lancaster( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 475 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 rose tattoo by Daniel Mann( Visual )

9 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 468 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
Kings Row( Visual )

5 editions published between 1940 and 2013 in English and held by 446 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 Molly Maguires by Martin Ritt( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 441 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
Seconds( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sinister thriller from the fractured 1960s that concerns a middle-aged businessman dissatisfied with his suburban existence, who is urged (and blackmailed) to undergo a strange and elaborate procedure that will grant him a new life as a reborn
Hangmen also die! by Fritz Lang( Visual )

10 editions published between 1943 and 2017 in English and German and held by 347 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
This property is condemned by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman in a small Mississippi town in the 1930s falls in love with a railroad worker who was sent to their town to lay off the men working on the railroad
Picnic by Joshua Logan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1955 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of William Inge's stage drama
Algiers by John Cromwell( Visual )

12 editions published between 1938 and 2017 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A criminal eludes capture in the Casbah section of Algiers until he is lured out of hiding by a beautiful woman
Sweet smell of success( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A barbaric Broadway gossip columnist ropes an unprincipled press agent into smearing the up-and-coming jazz musician romancing his beloved sister
The heart is a lonely hunter by Robert Ellis Miller( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When deaf-mute John Singer moves to a sleepy Southern town to be near his hospitalized friend, a brain-damaged man-child, Singer's silent kindness draws to him others broken in body and spirit
Seconds by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 254 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
Lon Chaney collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laugh, clown, laugh (73 min.): A professional clown and a self-indulgent count learn to help each other with their problems, but then become romantic rivals
 
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Alternative Names
How, James

How, James 1899-1976

How, James Wong

Howe, James

Howe, James W. 1899-1976

Howe, Jimmie

Howe, Jimmie 1899-1976

Howe, Jimmy.

Howe, Jimmy 1899-1976

Huang, Tsung-chan.

Huang, Tsung-chan 1899-1976

James Wong Howe

James Wong Howe Amerikaans filmregisseur (1899-1976)

James Wong Howe amerikanesche Kameramann

James Wong Howe amerikanischer Kameramann

James Wong Howe amerykański operator filmowy

James Wong Howe Chinese American film director and cinematographer

James Wong Howe directeur de la photographie et réalisateur américain d'origine chinoise

James Wong Howe direttore della fotografia cinese

James Wong Howe sinematografer dan sutradara film Amerika Serikat

Wong Howe, James

Wong, Howe James 1899-1976

Wong Tun, Jim

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Languages
English (169)

German (5)

Italian (4)

Spanish (2)

French (1)