John Huston

American film director, screenwriter and actor John Huston

John Marcellus Huston was an American film director, screenwriter and actor. He wrote the screenplays for most of the 37 feature films he directed, many of which are today considered classics: The Maltese Falcon (1941), The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), Key Largo (1948), The Asphalt Jungle (1950), The African Queen (1951), Moulin Rouge (1952), The Misfits (1961), and The Man Who Would Be King (1975).
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Champions Tour Statistics - Winnipeg Free Press
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3, John Huston, 4.55. 4, Tom Lehman, 4.54. 5, Tom Watson, 4.43. 6, Mark O'Meara, 4.40. 7, Nick Price, 4.38. 8 (tie), John Cook, Bernhard Langer and Corey Pavin, 4.37. 1, Olin Browne, 91.6. 2, John Huston, 99.0. 3 (tie), Mark Calcavecchia and Keith
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Hurricane movies to watch this weekend - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
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This 1949 film directed by John Huston was adapted from Maxwell Anderson's 1939 play of the same name. It centers on an Army vet (Bogie) who visits his old friend's hotel in Key Largo and finds a ruthless gangster (Edward G. Robinson) has hijacked the
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USPS celebrates John Huston -- and Baltimore's Dashiell Hammett - Baltimore Sun (blog)
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Saying "there has never been a greater storyteller in American movies" than director John Huston, the USPS will issue its third classic-filmmaker stamp to the man who made "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" and "The African Queen" and "The Man Who
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USPS stamp honors Hollywood director John Huston - abc7.com
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This undated handout image provided by the US Postal Service shows the forever stamp honoring film director John Huston, part of the Great Film Directors series. The stamp will be issued in 2012. (AP Photo / USPS) LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Legendary
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Postal stamp honors Hollywood director John Huston - Sacramento Bee
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AP LOS ANGELES -- Legendary Hollywood film director John Huston is being honored with a postage stamp. The US Postal Service says the Oscar-winning director of 1948's "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" says the stamp will be issued next year
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The 100 Essential Directors Part 4: Samuel Fuller - John Huston - PopMatters
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From bold, opinionated Hollywood voices to those who essentially created the language of cinema, today will shed light on kings of genre like Samuel Fuller, through lions like the legendary John Huston. Underrated: Park Row (1952)
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3M Championship, Round 1 notes: How low can they go? - Minneapolis Star Tribune
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John Huston watched his shot on the ninth hole during the first round of the 3M Championship. Photo: Andy King, Associated Press Here we go again. Jay Haas and John Huston took the first-round lead with a pair of 8-under-par 64s at TPC Twin Cities in ... - -
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The Kremlin Letter DVD Review - HeyUGuys.co.uk
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The letter is, unsurprisingly perhaps, something of a macguffin and directer John Huston, who was also instrumental in penning the adaptation from the Noel Behn novel on which it is based, uses this somewhat fruitless quest as a way of spinning an
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MSDC looks to China - The Marshall Democrat-News
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From left to right, John Huston of Wood & Huston Bank, Stan Moore of Bank Midwest, Robbie Fuchs of Community Bank of Marshall and MSDC President Jene Crook. The Marshall-Saline Development Corporation passed a motion to join the Midwest US China
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Movie director John Hustons's Irish mansion for sale for $28 million - Irish Central
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Legendary movie producer John Huston's Irish mansion just outside Dublin is for sale – for a cool $28million. Courtown Demesne is just 30 minutes from the capital's city centre and is a stunning property set on 433 acres of glorious mature parkland
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Legendary Actor/Director John Huston's Ireland Estate Listed at $28 Million - JustLuxe.com
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Courtown Demesne, a historic estate in Ireland owned by legendary film actor and director John Huston, has been listed for sale via Christie's International Real Estate for a price sources put at about $28 million. In the 1950s the impressive mansion
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Now 50, senior status suits John Huston to a tee - The Birmingham News - al.com
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A girl is the reason that John Huston found his way to Auburn in 1981. Before that, the seven-time winner on the PGA Tour and the winner two weeks ago of the Dick's Sporting Goods Open on the Champions Tour went to Alexander City Community College,
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Cook ties Huston for first-round lead - Montreal Gazette
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It was obvious in the course-record tying 9-underpar 63 he fired for a share of the first-round lead with playing partner John Huston Friday. "I enjoyed myself a lot last year," said Cook. "I knew the course (coming in) and today was a perfect day. ... - -
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Cook, Huston shoot 63s in Montreal Championship - Sacramento Bee
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AP BLAINVILLE, Quebec -- John Cook and John Huston shot 9-under 63s on Friday to match the course record and share the first-round lead in the Montreal Championship, the Champions Tour's lone Canadian event. Cook, a two-time winner this year,
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Huston, we have no problem! John gets 1st Champs win - Baltimore Sun
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"But I will say also, congratulations to John Huston. He played great." Peter Senior (67), Peter Jacobsen (68), Ted Schulz (68) and Jay Don Blake (70) tied for sixth at 10-under 206. NOTES: Huston pocketed $262500 for the win...Hale Irwin tied for 10th ... - -
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1987
    Age 80
    He died on August 28, 1987, in his rented home in Middletown, Rhode Island, from pneumonia as a complication of lung disease.
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  • 1978
    Age 71
    A heavy smoker, he was diagnosed with emphysema in 1978.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1964
    Age 57
    He renounced his U.S. citizenship and became an Irish citizen in 1964.
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  • 1960
    Age 53
    Between 1960 and 1971 he served as Master of Fox Hounds (MFH) of the County Galway Hunt – the famous "Galway Blazers" – whose kennels are at Craughwell.
  • FORTIES
  • 1951
    Age 44
    Huston visited Ireland in 1951 and stayed at Luggala, County Wicklow, the home of Garech Browne, a member of the Guinness family.
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  • 1950
    Age 43
    In 1950 he wrote and directed The Asphalt Jungle, a film which broke new ground by depicting criminals as somewhat sympathetic characters, simply doing their professional work, "an occupation like any other", or what Huston calls "a left-handed form of human endeavor."
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  • 1948
    Age 41
    Also in 1948 he directed his next film, Key Largo, again with Humphrey Bogart starring.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1942
    Age 35
    In 1942 he served in the United States Army during World War II to make films for the Army Signal Corps.
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    In 1942, he directed two more hits, In This Our Life (1942), starring Bette Davis, and Across the Pacific, another thriller starring Humphrey Bogart.
  • 1937
    Age 30
    By 1937, after five years, the 31-year-old Huston returned to Hollywood intent on being a "serious writer."
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1933
    Age 26
    Struck and killed a Hollywood actress and dancer, Diva Tosca Roulien, while driving on Sunset Boulevard on September 25, 1933.
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  • 1932
    Age 25
    He received a script editing contract with Samuel Goldwyn Productions, but after six months of receiving no assignments, quit to work for Universal Studios, where his father was by then a star. At Universal, he got a job in the script department, and began by writing dialogue for a number of films in 1932, including Murders in the Rue Morgue, A House Divided, and Law and Order.
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  • 1931
    Age 24
    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.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1913
    Age 6
    Huston's parents divorced in 1913, when he was 6, and as a result much of his childhood was spent living in boarding schools.
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  • 1906
    Born
    John Huston was born on August 5, 1906, in Nevada, Missouri.
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