September 26th, 2014
20th Century Fox still promotes Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Howard Hawks’ most successful film at the studio, and Monkey Business, also featuring Marilyn Monroe, but the are poor at releasing The Road to Glory (1936) on home video or making it available in any format.  They have also never made available any of Hawks’ 8 silent films at the studio.

20th Century Fox still promotes Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Howard Hawks’ most successful film at the studio, and Monkey Business, also featuring Marilyn Monroe, but the are poor at releasing The Road to Glory (1936) on home video or making it available in any format.  They have also never made available any of Hawks’ 8 silent films at the studio.

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Telluride 2014: Howard Hawks’ The Road to Glory.

sunsetgun:

Telluride 2014: Howard Hawks’ The Road to Glory.

September 25th, 2014
there’s always time for comedy in any Hawks film.

there’s always time for comedy in any Hawks film.

for Lauren Bacall’s follow-up, Warner Bros. gave Howard Hawks approval to adapt Raymond Chandler’s detective novel, The Big Sleep, into another Bogart and Bacall feature.

for Lauren Bacall’s follow-up, Warner Bros. gave Howard Hawks approval to adapt Raymond Chandler’s detective novel, The Big Sleep, into another Bogart and Bacall feature.

September 24th, 2014
getwiththe40s:

15 year old Lauren Bacall with her mother, four years before her screen test with Howard Hawks.

getwiththe40s:

15 year old Lauren Bacall with her mother, four years before her screen test with Howard Hawks.

(via lizlightning)

Lauren Bacall made her film debut in To Have and Have Not (1944)

Lauren Bacall made her film debut in To Have and Have Not (1944)

original lobby card for To Have and Have Not (1944)

original lobby card for To Have and Have Not (1944)