Howard Hawks

Born: 30 May 1896, Goshen, Indiana
Died: 26 December 1977, Palm Springs, Calif.

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Highlighted works

  • The Big Sleep

    The Big Sleep

    Howard Hawks reteamed Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall for this stylish and seductive adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s labyrinthine private-eye novel.

  • Rio Bravo

    Rio Bravo

    A decade after Red River (1947), Howard Hawks reteamed with John Wayne for this rambling western riffing on the director’s usual themes of friendship and professionalism.

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