John Huston

Born: 5 August 1906, Nevada, Missouri
Died: 28 August 1987, Middletown, R.I.

Highlighted works

  • The Maltese Falcon

    The Maltese Falcon

    First-time director John Huston made a star of Humphrey Bogart with this early example of film noir, adapted from Dashiell Hammett’s 1930 detective novel.

  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

    Greed is the undoing of a party of gold prospectors led by Fred C. Dobbs (Humphrey Bogart) in John Huston’s acclaimed south-of-the-border adventure film.

  • Chinatown


    Roman Polanski’s brilliant thriller stars Jack Nicholson as a private eye uncovering corruption in 1930s Los Angeles, a desert town where water equals power.


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