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Huston, John 1906-1987

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The Maltese falcon by John Huston( visu )
152 editions published between 1941 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,893 libraries worldwide
After the death of his partner, private eye Sam Spade is dragged into a quest for a priceless statuette
The African Queen by John Huston( visu )
172 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,533 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 an endlessly branching stream which always seems 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. Setting: German East Africa in 1914
Annie by Charles Strouse( visu )
98 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,358 libraries worldwide
The story of the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( visu )
82 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,117 libraries worldwide
A private detective finds himself in over his head as he takes on a case involving the most rich and powerful people in Chinatown
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( visu )
92 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,060 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( visu )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 2,361 libraries worldwide
In a race against the evil Horned Toad, Taran must be the first to find the Black Cauldron, which the Horned Toad could use to destroy the world
Key Largo by John Huston( visu )
92 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,163 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
The red badge of courage by Stephen Crane( visu )
34 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 1,892 libraries worldwide
The story of Henry Fleming and his initiation into manhood as a Union Army recruit during the American Civil War
Moby Dick by John Huston( visu )
70 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,887 libraries worldwide
Consumed by an insane rage, Captain Ahab has but one purpose in life - revenge on the great white whale who maimed and disfigured him
The hobbit by J. R. R Tolkien( visu )
26 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,656 libraries worldwide
A long time ago, in Middle Earth, humans shared their days with elves, wizards, goblins, dragons, heroes, and hobbits. Bilbao Baggins, a hobbit, finds himself joining a quest to reclaim their kingdom from an evil dragon
The misfits by John Huston( visu )
84 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,568 libraries worldwide
Following her divorce, a lonely young woman befriends a couple of down-on-their-luck cowboys. Both men desire her, but she longs for only one, who represents for her the freedom she's never had. Teaming up with a weather-beaten rodeo rider, the foursome goes into the mountains on a quest for rare and elusive wild horses. There they come to realize that, for all their differences, they share fundamentally similar needs and desires
The man who would be king by Rudyard Kipling( visu )
59 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,562 libraries worldwide
Two 19th century British adventures travel to Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan, in hopes of amassing immense personal wealth
The asphalt jungle by John Huston( visu )
64 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,551 libraries worldwide
An aging criminal is released from prison and decides to assemble the old gang to go on one last heist. Based on the book by W.R. Burnett
The dead by John Huston( visu )
72 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,288 libraries worldwide
Details a Christmas dinner at the house of three spinster musician sisters in 1904 Dublin, attended by friends and family. Among the visitors are the sisters' nephew Gabriel Conroy and his wife Gretta. The evening's reminiscences bring up melancholy memories for Gretta about her first, long-lost love when she was a girl in rural Galway. Her recounting of this tragic love to Gabriel brings him to an epiphany: he learns the difference between mere existence and living
The night of the iguana by John Huston( visu )
35 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,284 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
Beat the devil by John Huston( visu )
107 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,167 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( visu )
52 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,123 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( visu )
51 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,057 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
Casino Royale by John Huston( visu )
68 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,011 libraries worldwide
Sir James Bond is persuaded to rejoin Her Majesty's secret service and head an operation to smash SMERSH
Moulin Rouge! by Baz Luhrmann( visu )
78 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 960 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
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Houston , John
Huston, Jhon 1906-1987
Huston, John
Huston, John 1906-1987
Huston, John Marcellus
Huston, John Marcellus 1906-1987
John Huston Amerikaans acteur
John Huston cineasta estadounidense
John Huston réalisateur et acteur américain
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John Huston US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Schauspieler
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