Slim Keith

Howard Hawks’ second wife, Slim Keith, or Nancy Gross.

Slim Keith

Slim Keith, Howard Hawks’ second wife, in Northern California.

Howard Hawks

from the trailer for Only Angels Have Wings (1939)

Slim Keith

Howard Hawks’ second wife Slim Keith.  They were married 1941 to 1949. when Hawks had nothing but big Hollywood hits.

Dee Hartford

Dee Hartford and Angela Cartwright in a 1967 episode of Lost in Space.  Dee was married to Howard Hawks from 1953 to 1959.

Howard Hawks

1936 Howard Hawks contract revision with Samuel Goldwyn.  Hawks worked for producer Goldwyn on Barbary Coast (1935) and Come and Get It (1936).

Howard Hawks

Howard Hawks with Peggy Cummins and Kay Williams, circa 1950.  Peggy is best known for Gun Crazy (1950).   Kay had 16 acting credits from 1943 to her first and only on screen credit, in 1953, after a career of uncredited bits.

Howard Hawks

The earliest photograph of Howard Hawks directing, Fig Leaves (1926), his second film.  The first film with Hawks is probably seen in the trailer for Only Angels Have Wings where he is briefly seen at his desk.  He is seen at work on location in a short film on the making of The Big Sky (1952), which can be seen at youtube.

Howard Hawks

Howard Hawks ended up not directing Sutter’s Gold in 1936.  He didn’t work at Universal until Corvette K225 in 1943.

Howard Hawks

Howard Hawks and his wife Slim Keith, perhaps with Ernest Hemingway, circa 1943.

Rio Lobo

John Wayne as Col Cord McNally in Rio Lobo (1970)

Rio Lobo

John Wayne as Col Cord McNally in Rio Lobo (1970)

Rio Lobo

John Wayne as Col Cord McNally in Rio Lobo (1970)

Rio Lobo

John Wayne as Col Cord McNally in Rio Lobo (1970)

Rio Lobo

John Wayne as Col Cord McNally in Rio Lobo (1970)