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John Huston

Film Director (5-Aug-1906 — 28-Aug-1987)


Lawrence Grobel. The Hustons: The Life and Times of a Hollywood Dynasty. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1989. 812pp. Updated edition published in 2000.

Katharine Hepburn. The Making of The African Queen: Or How I Went To Africa With Bogart, Bacall and Huston and Almost Lost My Mind. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1987.

John Huston. An Open Book. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1980.

Stuart Kaminsky. John Huston: Maker of Magic. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 1978.

Axel Madsen. John Huston: A Biography. New York: Doubleday & Company. 1978.

Jeffrey Meyers. John Huston: Courage and Art. Crown. 2011. 475pp.

Gaylyn Studlar; David Desser (editors). Reflections in a Male Eye: John Huston and the American Experience. Smithsonian Institution Press. 1993. 311pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.688)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.333)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.750)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.526)

  11. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.249)

  12. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.282)

  13. Quinlan's Illustrated Registry of Film Stars (p.236)

  14. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.160)

  15. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.270)

  16. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.247)

  17. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.243)

  18. The Encyclopedia of Hollywood (p.212)

  19. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (pp.424-25)

  20. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.494)

  21. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.401-05)

  22. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.357)

  23. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.249)

  24. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.471)

  25. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.338)

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