Howard Hawks, American Artist
Jim Hillier, Peter Wollen
BFI Publishing, 1996 - Performing Arts - 252 pages
1996 is the centenary of the birth of Howard Hawks, one of the great directors of American cinema. This anthology collects together writings from around the world on the director of such films as Bringing up Baby, The Big Sleep, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, and Rio Bravo.
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