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Howard Hawks

Film Director (30-May-1896 — 26-Dec-1977)


John Belton. Howard Hawks, Frank Borzage, Edgar G. Ulmer. Tantivy. 1974. 182pp.

Peter Bogdanovich. The Cinema of Howard Hawks. New York: Film Library of the Museum of Modern Art. 1962. 39pp.

Clark Branson. Howard Hawks: A Jungian Study. Santa Barbara, CA: Garland Clarke Editions/Capra Press. 1987. 335pp.

Scott Breivold (editor). Howard Hawks Interviews. University Press of Mississippi. 2006. 215pp.

Jim Hillier; Peter Wollen (editors). Howard Hawks: American Artist. British Film Institute. 1997. 220pp.

Gerald Mast. Howard Hawks, Storyteller. Oxford University Press. 1984. 416pp.

Gerald Mast (editor). Bringing up Baby: Howard Hawks, Director. Rutgers University Press. 1988. 233pp.

Joseph McBride (editor). Focus on Howard Hawks. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. 1972.

Todd McCarthy. Howard Hawks: The Grey Fox of Hollywood. New York: Grove Press. 1997. 756pp.

Leland A. Poague. Howard Hawks. Boston, MA: Twayne. 1982.

Richard Schickel (editor). The Men Who Made the Movies: Interviews with Frank Capra, George Cukor, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, Vincente Minnelli, King Vidor, Raoul Walsh, and William A. Wellman. New York: Atheneum. 1975. 308pp.

Rolf Thissen. Howard Hawks: Seine Filme, sein Leben. Munich, Germany: Heyne. 1987. 284pp. Language: German.

Donald C. Willis. The Films of Howard Hawks. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press. 1975. 235pp.

Robin Wood. Howard Hawks. Doubleday & Co.: Garden City, NY. 1968. 200pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.624)

  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.311)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.297)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.467)

  10. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.246)

  11. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.260)

  12. Current Biography, 1972 Yearbook (pp.207-10)

  13. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.145)

  14. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.188)

  15. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.379-81)

  16. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.452)

  17. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.358-60)

  18. The St. James Encyclopedia of Film Directors (pp.212-15)

  19. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.320)

  20. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.227)

  21. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.376)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.337)

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