Walter Huston
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Walter Huston
Walter Thomas Huston was a Canadian-born American actor. He was the father of actor and director John Huston and the grandfather of actors Walter Anthony Huston, Anjelica Huston, Danny Huston, and Allegra Huston. He is great-grandfather to actor Jack Huston
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Lines from classic westerns - CanadaEast.com
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Here's an exchange between Trampas (Walter Huston) and The Virginian (Gary Cooper) from The Virginian (1946): "When I want to know anything from you, I'll tell you, you long-legged son of a ______" / "If you want to call me that, smile
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El baile de Walter Huston - ABC.es
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El baile que se marca el viejo Howard (Walter Huston) en la magistral «El tesoro de Sierra Madre» (1947, dirigida por John Huston) eclipsó al protagonista y mito viviente, Humphrey Bogart (Dobbs en el filme). Cuando Huston hijo gritó al cámara:
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Two Classic DW Griffith Films Heading to Blu-ray - Blu-ray.com
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The preliminary release dates for both releases is November 22. The Making of The Birth of a Nation (1992, 24 min. Produced by David Shepard) Filmed prologue to The Birth of a Nation (1930, 6 min. Featuring DW Griffith and Walter Huston)
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perfect place to break down cultural borders - Montreal Gazette
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His father is The Maltese Falcon director John Huston, his grandfather is Oscar-winning actor Walter Huston and his half-sister is actress Angelica Huston. In a chat after the film's first screening Saturday, Huston fondly recalled his first visit to
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Film festival blazes a trail for off-beat, eclectic work - Montreal Gazette
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His father is The Maltese Falcon director John Huston; his grandfather is Oscar-winning actor Walter Huston; and his half-sister is actress Angelica Huston. In a chat after the film's first screening Saturday, Huston fondly recalled his first visit to
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The Frank Capra stamp -- and the Capra film that drove Baltimore nuts - Baltimore Sun (blog)
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Walter Huston plays a Great White Father of a bank president who believes in getting faltering businesses back on their feet and granting loans to individuals on the basis of character. Right after he does battle with his board of directors,
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Cinema Paradiso - Syracuse New Times
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And Universal's 1931 drama A House Divided (10:40 pm) concerns an odd love triangle between an aging fisherman (Walter Huston, whose son John co-wrote the script), his young wife (Helen Chandler) and the old guy's handsome son (Kent Douglass),
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Looking For Economic Redemption - Patch.com
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I'm talking that crazy, happy prospector's dance that Walter Huston does in "The Treasure Of Sierra Madre." While yelling, 'Dad gummit, I'm rich!' Once again, the neighbors could be there. And again, they may not be surprised by this behavior at all
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Xpress Reviews—First Look at New Books, July 29, 2011 - Library Journal
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Huston (1906–87), the son of eminent actor Walter Huston, found fame with his first directorial effort, The Maltese Falcon, in 1941. His other classic motion pictures include The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The Asphalt Jungle, The African Queen,
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Pencil This In - Chicagoist
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This 1932 South Seas drama adapted by a W. Somerset Maugham story stars Joan Crawford as a prostitute and Walter Huston as a minister in a classic tale of sin and salvation. That will be followed by Chapter 7 of the serial Daredevils of the Red Circle,
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Oscar Winner Anjelica Huston Talks to us About Dresses That Make You Look Like ... - Racked National (blog)
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Her award for Prizzi's Honor also made her the Academy's first third generation winner, joining her father director John Huston and grandfather actor Walter Huston. When Huston was recently promoting her upcoming, much buzzed-about, NBC musical drama,
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ON THE RECORD: Kurt Weill's Knickerbocker Holiday and the London Music Man - Playbill.com
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It had a satisfactory run, and not an overlooked one in that it featured a legendary performance from Walter Huston (father of John and grandfather of Anjelica); an inventive production from a director who was to dominate the Broadway musical for 20
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The Greatest Hollywood Director You May Never Have Heard Of - Huffington Post (blog)
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Dodsworth (1936)- Sam Dodsworth (Walter Huston), a business tycoon, decides to retire and take an extended trip to Europe with wife Fran (Ruth Chatterton). Unfortunately, Sam's financial success has only increased Fran's latent vanity and
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'Movies by Moonlight' series travels back in time - Albany Democrat Herald
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Starring Barry Fitzgerald, Walter Huston, Louis Hayward and Roland Young. Directed by Rene Clair. It's a formula suspense fans know by heart. Ten people receive a curious invitation to an island only to find that their host, a “Mr. Owen,” is a no-show
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Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp star in Chocolat , opening this weekend at ... - Flagpole Magazine
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The following week's entry is The Treasure of the Sierra Madre , starring Humphrey Bogart and Walter Huston, and introduced July 15 by Drive-By Trucker and serious film afficionado Patterson Hood. Patterson's been itching to bring John Huston's dark
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On your radar: New talent at Skipper's, 'Yankee Doodle Dandy' and fun with the ... - Tampabay.com
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Yankee Doodle Dandy: This part of the Capitol Classics Film Series features the three-time Academy Award-winning 1942 musical starring James Cagney, Joan Leslie and Walter Huston. In a biography of George M. Cohan, Cagney's dancing is spectacular and
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Walter Huston
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1950
    Age 66
    His last film was the 1950, The Furies with Barbara Stanwyck
    More Details Hide Details Along with Anthony Veiller, he narrated the Why We Fight series of World War II documentaries directed by Frank Capra. He died in Hollywood from an aortic aneurysm, two days after his 67th birthday. He was cremated and his ashes were buried at Belmont Memorial Park in Fresno, California. Huston has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6626 Hollywood Blvd. He is also a member of the American Theater Hall of Fame. His son John Huston went from a screenwriter, to an Academy Award-winning director, to an acclaimed actor. All of his grandchildren have become actors, as well as his great-grandson. Granddaughter Anjelica Huston sang his famous "September Song" on the May 7, 2012 episode of the NBC TV series Smash. In 1998, John Weld wrote and published the biographical book September Song - an intimate biography of Walter Huston.
    In the 1950 release of the film entitled, "September Affair", starring Joan Fontaine and Joseph Cotton, Walter Huston sang the title song in the movie.
    More Details Hide Details The "September Song" was very popular romantic tune during the 1950s and 60s.
  • 1948
    Age 64
    In 1948, he played Howard in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, which was also directed by his son, John Huston.
    More Details Hide Details The film was based on B. Traven's novel, which told the story of three gold diggers in 1920s post-revolution Mexico. Walter Huston won the Golden Globe Award and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the film, while John Huston won the Best Director Academy Award, thus making them the first father and son to win at the same ceremony.
  • FIFTIES
  • 1941
    Age 57
    In 1941 Walter Huston portrayed the part of the ship's captain who is shot while delivering the black bird to Sam Spade in the "Maltese Falcon".
    More Details Hide Details This was an uncredited performance. Walter's son, John Huston, directed the picture. John Huston as a practical joke had his father enter the scene and die over 10 different takes.
  • 1938
    Age 54
    Huston remained busy throughout the 1930s and 1940s, both on stage and screen (becoming one of America's most distinguished actors); he performed "September Song" in the original Broadway production of Knickerbocker Holiday in 1938.
    More Details Hide Details Among his films are Abraham Lincoln (1930), Rain (1932), Gabriel Over the White House (1933), The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941), Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942), and Mission to Moscow (1943), a pro-Soviet World War II propaganda film as Ambassador Joseph E. Davies.
  • 1934
    Age 50
    He starred as the title character in the Broadway theatrical adaptation of Sinclair Lewis's novel Dodsworth in 1934 and the play's film version two years later.
    More Details Hide Details For his role as Sam Dodsworth, Huston won the New York Critic's Circle Award for Best Actor and was nominated for the Academy Award.
  • FORTIES
  • 1924
    Age 40
    Huston began his Broadway career on January 22, 1924 in which he appeared in a play Mr. Pitt.
    More Details Hide Details Several following Broadway plays solidified his fame, e.g., Desire Under the Elms, Kongo, The Barker, Elmer the Great, Dodsworth. Once talkies began in Hollywood, he achieved fame in both character roles and as a leading man. His first major role was portraying the villainous Trampas in the western The Virginian (1929) with Gary Cooper.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1915
    Age 31
    They were billed as Whipple and Huston and in 1915 they married.
    More Details Hide Details Vaudeville was their livelihood into the 1920s.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1909
    Age 25
    In 1909, his marriage floundering, he began appearing in vaudeville with an older actress called Bayonne Whipple (1865 - 1937) (born Mina Rose).
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    He maintained these jobs till 1909 during which time the couple had a son, John in 1906.
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  • 1904
    Age 20
    In 1904, he married Rhea Gore (1882-1938) and gave up acting to work as a manager of electric power stations in Nevada, Missouri.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1902
    Age 18
    His family moved from Orangeville, Ontario before his birth where they were farmers. As a young man he worked in construction and in his spare time attended the Shaw School of Acting. He made his stage debut in 1902.
    More Details Hide Details He went on to tour in In Convict Stripes, a play by Hal Reid, father of Wallace Reid and also appeared with Richard Mansfield in Julius Caesar. He again toured in another play The Sign of the Cross.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1883
    Born
    Born on April 5, 1883.
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