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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)

US 91m, Colour Director: Howard Hawks; Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe as Lorelei Lee, Charles Coburn, Elliott Reid, Tommy Noonan Gentlemen Prefer Blondes is a garishly colourful musical comedy about two … Continue reading

12/26/2014 · Leave a comment

The Big Sky (1952)

US 140m, B&W Director: Howard Hawks; Kirk Douglas, Dewey Martin, Elizabeth Threatt, Arthur Hunnicutt An atypical 1950s Hollywood western which attempts not to vilify all of its Indian characters, The … Continue reading

12/14/2014 · Leave a comment

Red River (1948)

US 133m, B&W Director: Howard Hawks; Cast: John Wayne, Montgomery Clift, Walter Brennan, Joanne Dru A surprisingly sophisticated story, Red River is about a Texas rancher and his adopted son … Continue reading

05/10/2014 · 4 Comments

Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

US 121m, B&W Director: Howard Hawks; Cast: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Richard Barthelmess, Thomas Mitchell, Rita Hayworth Only Angels Have Wings is a thoughtful drama about camaraderie among a group … Continue reading

11/11/2013 · 3 Comments

The Dawn Patrol (1930)

US 108m, B&W Director: Howard Hawks; Cast: Richard Barthelmess, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Neil Hamilton, Frank McHugh, Clyde Cook, James Finlayson, Gardner James, William Janney, Edmund Breon The men of Squadron … Continue reading

03/12/2013 · 2 Comments

Rio Bravo (1959)

US 141m, Colour Director: Howard Hawks; Cast: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Walter Brennan, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson, Ward Bond, John Russell Rio Bravo is a pondering caricature of the Hollywood … Continue reading

11/21/2012 · 3 Comments

Bringing Up Baby (1938)

US 102m, B&W Director: Howard Hawks; Cast: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles, Walter Catlett, May Robson, Fritz Feld In attempting to complete his Brontosaurus, secure one million dollars for … Continue reading

11/19/2012 · 5 Comments