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Howard Hawks : the grey fox of Hollywood

Author: Todd McCarthy
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [2000], ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In this first major biography of one of the greatest Hollywood directors, McCarthy explores Hawks's life and career through his landmark body of work, which includes the films "Scarface, Bringing Up  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Howard Hawks; Howard Hawks
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Todd McCarthy
ISBN: 0802137407 9780802137401
OCLC Number: 45839404
Description: ix, 756 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: The engineer as poet --
Origins --
Boy of privilege --
Rich kid in hollywood --
Showtime --
The sound barrier --
A new dawn --
The Criminal Code --
Tough guys: Hughes, Hecht, Hays, and Scarface --
Back to Warners: The Crowd roars --
Tiger shark --
Sidetracked at MGM: Faulkner, Thalberg and Today we live --
Viva Villa! --
Screwball: Twentieth Century --
Barbary Coast --
Flying high: Ceiling zero --
The Road to glory --
Include me out: Come and get it --
Big spender: RKO, Gunga Din, and Bringing up baby --
Only angels --
His Girl Friday --
Slim, Hemingway, and An Outlaw --Sergeant York --
Catching fire --
Air Force --
The Bel-air front --
Not in the script: To have and have not and The Big sleep --
The urge to independence: Red River --
Slim walks, money talks --
Skirting trouble: I Was A male war bride --
An old boss, a new mate --
The fox at Fox: Monkey business and Gentlemen prefer blonds --
In the land of the pharaohs --
Sojourn in Europe --
Bravo --
Fun in the bush: Hatari! --
A fishy story: Man's favorite sport? --
Fast cars and young women --
The last roundup --
From sand to dust --
Posterity.
Responsibility: Todd McCarthy.

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