Format Book 235 pages. Publication date 01 Jan 1975.
Format Book 235 pages. Publisher ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD.
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Films of Howard Hawks Pb. WILLIS. Published by Rowman & Littlefield (1975). Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. ISBN 10: 0810808609 ISBN 13: 9780810808607. Seller Inventory GRP96755804.
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Howard Winchester Hawks (May 30, 1896 – December 26, 1977) was an American film director, producer and screenwriter of the classic Hollywood era. Critic Leonard Maltin called him "the greatest American director who is not a household name. A versatile film director, Hawks explored many genres such as comedies, dramas, gangster films, science fiction, film noir, and westerns.
Howard Hawks was the filmmaking partner of Howard Hughes; the drinking buddy and working colleague of. .The man and his movies. Few directors can match Howard Hawks record for quality films so this book is an essential guide to many of the greatest films ever made.
Howard Hawks was the filmmaking partner of Howard Hughes; the drinking buddy and working colleague of William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway; cofounder of Hollywood's first elite motorcycle gang; an inveterate gambler constantly in trouble with gangsters; and a self-styled ladies' man whose second wife was to become the celebrated Slim Keith.
For Hawks in these films, as for so many of the literary protagonists created by his good friend Ernest Hemingway .
For Hawks in these films, as for so many of the literary protagonists created by his good friend Ernest Hemingway, grace under pressure was paramount. Hawks spent a few weeks working on Howard Hughes’s The Outlaw in 1940, finally removing himself from the production after he found Hughes’s meddling to be intolerable, and then happily moved on to the Jesse Lasky production of Sergeant York (1941), which would become his biggest hit.
Documentary spotlighting Howard Hawks, one of Hollywood's greatest storytellers and finest film-makers. He directed some of America's greatest films, including the screwball comedies Bringing Up Baby and The Front Page, westerns such as Red River, and the Bogart and Bacall classics The Big Sleep and To Have and Have Not. Including interviews with James Caan, Lauren Bacall, Angie Dickinson, Walter Hill and William Friedkin.