Knowledge Identifier: +Howard_Hawks
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1896.
Countries: United States (61%), California (14%), (5%)
Linked to: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Cornell University, Pasadena High School, Polytechnic School
In 1898 the family moved to Neenah, Wisconsin where Franks Hawks began working for his father-in-law's Howard Paper Company.
The family settled in a house down the street from Throop Polytechnic Institute (which would eventually become California Institute of Technology), and the Hawks children began attending the school's Polytechnic Elementary School in 1907.
But in 1912 the Hawks family moved to nearby Glendora, California, where Frank Hawks owned orange groves.
Bentley's 1913 novel of the same name, and had already been adapted to film in England in 1920.
In 1916, C.W. Howard bought his grandson Howard a Mercer race car and Hawks began both racing and working on his new car during summer vacation in California.
Mille's The Little American, where he met and befriended the eighteen-year-old slate boy James Wong Howe.
Due to boredom, Hawks attempted to get a transfer during the first half of 1918 before finally being sent to Fort Monroe, Virginia.
Beginning in the early 1920, Hawks lived in rented houses in Hollywood with the group of friends he was accumulating.
In 1928, Charles Lindbergh was the world's most famous person and Wings was one of the most popular films of the year.
The Departed - This is an homage to Howard Hawks' classic 1932 film "Scarface"
Jean Arthur - Arthur continued to star in films such as Howard Hawks' "Only Angels Have Wings" in 1939, with love interest Cary Grant, 1942's "The Talk of the Town", directed by George Stevens , and again for Stevens as a government clerk in 1943's "The More the Merrier", for which Arthur was nominated for the Academy *award for Best Actress
Hawks completed initial shooting of the film in early 1941, but due to perfectionism and battles with the Hollywood Production Code, Hughs continued to re-shoot and reedit the film until it was finally released in 1943, with Hawks uncredited as director.
Air Force (film) - Director Howard Hawks credited the concept of the film to Lt. Gen. Henry H. Arnold, Commanding General of the Army Air Forces, based on the experiences of a flight of B-17s that left Hamilton Field, California, on the night of December 6, 1941, and literally flew into the war the next morning at Pearl Harbor
Harry Carey (actor) - Robert White, crew chief of the bomber "Mary Ann" in the 1943 Howard Hawks film "Air Force" and Mr. Melville, the cattle buyer, in Hawks's "Red River"
Hawks re-teamed with the newlyweds in 1946 with The Big Sleep, based on the Philip Marlowe detective novel by Raymond Chandler.
In 1951, he produced - and, reputedly, directed - the science fiction film The Thing from Another World.
Robert O. Cornthwaite - In 1951, Cornthwaite was cast in Howard Hawks's production of "The Thing from Another World"
Booth Colman - Colman has been appearing in films since 1952, when he appeared uncredited in "The Big Sky" directed by Howard Hawks
In 1953, Hawks made Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, which featured Marilyn Monroe famously singing "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953 film) - "'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes"' is a 1953 American film adaptation of the 1949 stage musical, released by 20th Century Fox, directed by Howard Hawks, and starring Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe with Charles Coburn, Elliott Reid, Tommy Noonan, George Winslow, Taylor Holmes, and Norma Varden in supporting roles
Cahiers du cinema - A 1954 article by Truffaut attacked "La qualité française" and was the manifesto for 'la politique des Auteurs' which Andrew Sarris later termed the auteur theory resulting in the re-evaluation of Hollywood films and directors such as Alfred Hitchcock, Howard Hawks, Robert_Aldrich, Nicholas Ray, and Fritz Lang
Harry Bartell - His few films included the 1954 "Dragnet" movie and an unbilled part in Howard Hawks' "Monkey Business
Great Pyramid of Giza - Well known cinematic movies, which deal with Khufu or at least have the Great Pyramid as a theme, are Howard Hawks' "Land of the Pharaohs" from 1955, a fictional account of the building of the Great Pyramid of Khufu, and Roland Emmerich's "Stargate" from 1994, in which an extraterrestrial device is found near the pyramids
Khufu - Well known cinematic movies, which deal with Khufu or at least have the Great Pyramid as a theme, are Howard Hawks' "Land of the Pharaohs" from 1955, a fictional account of the building of the Great Pyramid of Khufu, and Roland Emmerich's "Stargate" from 1994, in which an extraterrestrial device is found near the pyramids
Land of the Pharaohs - "'Land of the Pharaohs"' is a 1955 American epic film in Cinemascope, directed and produced by Howard Hawks and starring the two British actors Jack Hawkins and Joan Collins as Pharaoh Khufu and his second wife Nellifer, in fictional account of the building of the Great Pyramid
High Noon - In 1959, Wayne teamed up with director Howard Hawks to make "Rio Bravo" as a conservative response
John Russell (actor) - Russell appeared in other motion pictures for Warner Brothers, notably as the villain in "Yellowstone Kelly" with other Warner Brothers Television contract stars as well as the Howard Hawks 1959 western, "Rio Bravo", which starred John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, and Walter Brennan
James Caan - In 1965 he landed his first starring role in Howard Hawks' auto-racing drama Red Line 7000.
Masato Harada - In a 2001 interview, Harada stated that Howard Hawks was his mentor