Knowledge Identifier: +John_Huston
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1906.
Countries: United States (56%), (9%), United Kingdom (8%)
Linked to: House Committee on Un-American Activities, American Film Institute, Chicago Sun-Times, Film Comment
However, studio head Jack Warner approved of Huston's treatment of Hammett's 1930 novel, as he stood by his word to let Huston choose his first subject.
In 1931, when he was 25, he moved back to Los Angeles with his hopes aimed at writing for the blossoming film industry, where the silent film industry had given way to "talkies", and writers were in demand.
By 1937, after five years, the 31-year-old Huston returned to Hollywood intent on being a "serious writer.
Gilbert Roland - Beginning in the 1940s, critics began to take notice of his acting and he was praised for his supporting roles in John Huston's "We Were Strangers" , "The Bad and the Beautiful" , "Thunder Bay" , and "Cheyenne Autumn"
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While in uniform, he directed and produced three films that some critics rank as "among the finest made about !World_War_II: Report from the Aleutians, about soldiers preparing for combat; The Battle of San Pietro, the story of a failure by America's intelligence agencies which resulted in many deaths, and Let There Be Light, about psychologically damaged veterans, censored for 35 years, until 1981.
Humphrey Bogart - Riding high in 1947 with a new contract which provided some script refusal rights and the right to form his own separate production company, Bogart reunited with John Huston for "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre", a stark tale of greed involving three gold prospectors played out in the dusty back country of Mexico
Walter Huston - He won the Academy *award for Best Supporting Actor in 1948 for his role in "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre", which was directed by his son, John Huston
However, his father died in 1950, and he chose Gregory Peck to play the starring role of Captain Ahab.
Barbara Payton - In 1950, she was given the opportunity to make a screen test for John Huston's production of the forthcoming MGM crime drama "The Asphalt Jungle"
Huston visited Ireland in 1951 and stayed at Luggala, County Wicklow, the home of Garech Browne, a member of the Guinness family.
Stephen Crane - The novel has been adapted several times for the screen, including a successful 1951 film by John Huston
In 1952 Huston moved to Ireland as a result of his "disgust" at the "witch-hunt" and the "moral rot" he felt was created by House Committee on Un-American Activities, which had affected many of his friends in the movie industry.
Jose Ferrer - He next played the role of Toulouse-Lautrec in John Huston's fictional 1952 biopic, "Moulin Rouge"
Charles Shaw (writer) - It was adapted for the screen as a 1957 film by John Huston and John Lee Mahin
Grayson Hall - Hall was nominated in 1964 for an Academy *award and a Golden Globe *award for the John Huston film "The Night of the Iguana"
Richard Harris - In 1966, Harris starred as Cain in John Huston's film The Bible: In the Beginning.
Orson Welles - Also in 1969 he played a supporting role in John Huston's The Kremlin Letter.
Shakira Caine - Baksh appeared in several films in the 1970s, including "Again Doctor", "Son of Dracula", and with her husband in John Huston's "The Man Who Would Be King"
The Other Side of the Wind - "'The Other Side of the Wind"' is an unfinished film directed by Orson Welles, shot between 1970 and 1976, and starring John Huston, Bob Random, Peter Bogdanovich, Susan Strasberg and Oja Kodar, and is a satire of both the passing of Classic Hollywood, and the avant-garde film-makers of the New Hollywood of the 1970s
Andrew Henry (fur trader) - He is portrayed by John Huston in the 1971 film "Man in the Wilderness" and by Domhnall Gleeson in the 2015 film "The Revenant", both of which depict Glass's bear attack and journey
Leonard Gardner - His screen adaptation of "Fat City" was made into an acclaimed 1972 film of the same title, directed by John Huston
The Other Side of the Wind - Welles was initially unsure who to cast as the film director and whether to play the role himself, finally settling in 1973 on his friend the actor-director John Huston
John Huston received the American Film Institute Life Achievement Award in 1982.
Shawnee Smith - She joined the Screen Actors Guild at age nine and made her feature film debut in John Huston's 1982 adaptation of the Broadway musical "Annie," as one of Aileen Quinn's fellow orphans
Katy Jurado - In 1984, she acted in the Mexican-American production "Under the Volcano", directed by John Huston
Rudi Fehr - In 1985, he edited John Huston's "Prizzi's Honor", for which he and his co-editor Kaja Fehr were nominated for the Academy *award for Best Film Editing
The African Queen (film) - Tino Balio, "United Artists: The Company The Changed the Film Industry", Uni of Wisconsin Press, 1987 p 46 and were so pleased with the completed movie that they talked John Huston into directing their next picture, "Moulin Rouge"
He dropped out of high school after two years in order to become a professional boxer, and by the age of 15 was already a top-ranking amateur lightweight boxer in California.
Clint Eastwood - Eastwood directed and starred in White Hunter Black Heart, an adaptation of Peter Viertel's roman à clef, about John Huston.
Harmony Korine - In a 1999 "Dazed and Confused" magazine article Korine listed his top ten films as: "Pixote" by Hector Babenco, "Badlands" and "Days of Heaven" by Terrence Malick, "Fat City" by John Huston, "Stroszek" by Werner Herzog, "The Killing of a Chinese Bookie" and "A Woman Under the Influence" by John Cassavetes, "McCabe and Mrs. Miller" by Robert Altman, "Out of the Blue" by Dennis Hopper and "Hail Mary" by Jean-Luc Godard
Jeff Bridges - Stated on "Inside the Actors Studio", 2003 He co-starred in the 1972 critically acclaimed neo-noir boxing film "Fat City", directed by legendary director, John Huston
Donal McCann - Accessed 14 December 2014 and for his lead role in John Huston's last film, "The Dead"