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Huston, Walter 1884-1950

Overview
Works: 414 works in 1,100 publications in 7 languages and 18,418 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Silent films  Western films  Historical films  War films  Fiction  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Narrator, Speaker, Singer, Commentator, Host, Costume designer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications by Walter Huston
Publications by Walter Huston, published posthumously.
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The treasure of the Sierra Madre by John Huston( visu )
67 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,131 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
Yankee Doodle Dandy by Michael Curtiz( visu )
45 editions published between 1942 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,369 libraries worldwide
A rousing musical depicting the life of George M. Cohan--playwright, entertainer, and composer
The Devil and Daniel Webster by William Dieterle( visu )
22 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,059 libraries worldwide
Having promised his soul to the Devil in exchange for good fortune, Jabez Stone asks the talented lawyer Daniel Webster to get him out of the bargain
And then there were none by Barry Fitzgerald( visu )
30 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,013 libraries worldwide
One by one guests are being murdered on a mysterious island and those remaining realize the killer is among them
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( visu )
3 editions published between 1981 and 2002 in English and held by 695 libraries worldwide
Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the Stonemans and the Camerons must join up opposite armies. The consequences of the War in their lives are shown in connection to major historical events, like the development of the Civil War itself, Lincoln's assassination, and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan
Dodsworth by William Wyler( visu )
19 editions published between 1936 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 684 libraries worldwide
A middle-aged American retires and he and his wife go to Europe where they find a new set of values and relationships
The outlaw by Howard Hawks( visu )
58 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and held by 642 libraries worldwide
"Notorious western tells the tale of Billy the Kid and the sexy dame (Jane Russell) who loves him."
The furies ( visu )
6 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 486 libraries worldwide
In 1870s New Mexico Territory, megalomaniacal widowed ranch owner T.C. Jeffords butts heads with his daughter, Vance, a firebrand with serious daddy issues, over her dowry, choice of husband, and finally, ownership of the land itself
Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith( visu )
45 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Abraham Lincoln: An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States focusing on Lincoln's personal tragedies as well as his great accomplishments
Rain by Lewis Milestone( visu )
52 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Sadie Thompson is a South Seas island trollop confronted by an old-fashioned fire-and brimstone minister who masquerades his desires for her as a desire to save her soul. Unable to accept his sin, the minister cuts his throat and Sadie turns to a naive Marine to continue her dissolute lifestyle
Prelude to war by Frank Capra( visu )
20 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Prelude to war: Recounts the Japanese incursion into Manchuria, the Italian conquest of Ethiopia, and the beginnings of the Nazi takeover in Eastern Europe. The Nazis strike: Documents the relentless advance of Germany's military machine, as Hitler's armies terrorize their victims with blitzkrieg tactics and spread through the Rhineland, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland
Dragon seed ( visu )
10 editions published between 1944 and 2012 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Jade, a beautiful young peasant, becomes a heroic guerilla fighter in defense of her country
American madness by Frank Capra( visu )
8 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in English and Multiple languages and held by 247 libraries worldwide
During the height of the Great Depression a populist bank president is saved from financial ruin by his small depositors
The Shanghai gesture by Josef Von Sternberg( visu )
31 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 239 libraries worldwide
"In Shanghai's slimy underworld, English financier Sir Guy Charteris tries to close a gambling den, owned by the devious Mother Gin Sling. However, Gin Sling learns that Charteris's daughter Poppy is a regular at her establishment and with the help of the coldly seductive Dr. Omar, she lures Poppy into gambling and drug addictions. Gin Sling blackmails Charteris and reveals a shocking secret, plunging them to another level of hell."--Container
René Clair's and then there were none ( visu )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Ten strangers are invited as weekend guests to a mansion on a remote island where, one by one, they are murdered
World war II why we fight ( visu )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Propaganda series originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort
Gabriel over the White House ( visu )
8 editions published between 1933 and 2009 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
U.S. President Judson Hammond, a corrupt politician, survives an auto accident to miraculously become virtuous, proclaiming himself dictator, curing the Depression, subduing organized crime, and attaining world peace
The premiere Frank Capra collection by Frank Capra( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Collectible box set containing 5 films (all with new commentaries) and a bonus disc with new interviews with Frank Capra, Jr., film historians, and others, archival footage, and a documentary
Katharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Morning glory: A small-town community-theatre actress comes to New York dreaming of theatrical stardom. She amuses a producer and a playwright with her naiviete. Partly out of sympathy, the playwright arranges for her to understudy a troublesome theatrical star. When the star walks out on opening night, the young actress goes on to triumphant success. She is warned not to let it go to her head or become a "morning glory": a briefly spectacular "bloomer" that withers and dies within a very short time
Why we fight ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
Parts one and two of a propaganda series of seven information films shown to the American G.I. in the 1940's. Originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort. Prelude to war: Recounts the Japanese incursion into Manchuria, the Italian conquest of Ethiopia, and the beginnings of the Nazi takeover in Eastern Europe. The Nazis strike: Documents the relentless advance of Germany's military machine, as Hitler's armies terrorize their victims with blitzkrieg tactics and spread through the Rhineland, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland
 
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Alternative Names
Houghston, Walter 1884-1950
Huston, Walter
Walter Huston Actor, singer
Walter Huston aktor amerykański
Walter Huston attore canadese
Walter Huston Canadees acteur
Walter Huston canadisk skuespiller
Walter Huston kanadensisk skådespelare
Walter Huston kanadischer Schauspieler
Walter Huston kanadisk skodespelar
Walter Huston kanadisk skuespiller
Волтер Хјустон
Г'юстон Волтер
Уолтър Хюстън
Хьюстон, Уолтер
וולטר יוסטון
والتر هاستون بازیگر کانادایی
ウォルター・ヒューストン
Languages
English (423)
French (7)
Multiple languages (3)
German (2)
Spanish (1)
Chinese (1)
Danish (1)
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