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Huston, John 1906-1987

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The Maltese falcon by John Huston( visu )
146 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,889 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 )
168 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,512 libraries worldwide
At the start of World War I, German imperial troops burn down a mission in Africa. The mission's clergyman 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
Chinatown by Roman Polanski( visu )
75 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,086 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
The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( visu )
85 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,053 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 )
12 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 2,365 libraries worldwide
Whoever releases the mysterious Black Cauldron's powers will be invincible! The fearsome Horned King will do anything to possess it, but he is challenged by the most unlikely adversary: a young assistant pig keeper named Taran. With a motley team of the brave Princess Eilonwy, a minstrel named Fflewddur Fflam, and Hen-Wen, a remarkable pig who can predict the future, Taran embarks on a quest to stop the Black Cauldron's evil once and for all
Key Largo by John Huston( visu )
88 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,167 libraries worldwide
A disillusioned returning World War II veteran has lost the will to fight ... until he arrives at a rundown hotel in Key Largo. There a mobster holes up against a raging storm, holding the veteran, the hotel owner and the owner's widowed daughter-in-law at gunpoint
Annie by Thomas Meehan( visu )
27 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,074 libraries worldwide
The story of the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks
The red badge of courage by Stephen Crane( visu )
31 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 1,909 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 )
69 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,829 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 )
25 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,669 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 Rudyard Kipling( visu )
58 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,578 libraries worldwide
Two 19th century British adventures travel to Kafiristan, a remote part of Afghanistan, in hopes of amassing immense personal wealth
The misfits by John Huston( visu )
79 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,567 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 asphalt jungle by John Huston( visu )
58 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,554 libraries worldwide
An aging criminal is released from prison and decides to assemble the old gang to go on one last heist
The dead by John Huston( visu )
71 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,298 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 )
33 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,289 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
Annie by Charles Strouse( visu )
65 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,264 libraries worldwide
The story of the comic strip character Little Orphan Annie, who is adopted by billionaire "Daddy" Warbucks
Beat the devil by John Huston( visu )
107 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,163 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 believed to be rich with uranium deposits
Prizzi's honor by John Huston( visu )
51 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,126 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 ( visu )
50 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,058 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 )
65 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,005 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
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
John Huston regista statunitense
John Huston reżyser amerykański
John Huston US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Schauspieler
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Джон Г'юстон
Джон Хюстън
Хьюстон, Джон
Џон Хјустон
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