Red Line 7000

Howard Hawks’ 44th film, Red Line 7000 premiered Nov 9, 1965.

Mans Favorite Sport

Mans Favorite Sport premiered Jan 30, 1964 in Miami.  It was Howard Hawks’ 43rd film.

Hatari

foreign poster for Hatari (1962)

Hatari

Hatari (1962) poster for newspaper ads

Hatari

foreign posters for Hatari (1962)

Hatari

foreign poster for Hatari (1962)

Hatari

Hatari premiered Jun 19, 1962.  It was Howard Hawks’ 42nd film, and the first time in his career, he had back to back blockbusters, after the tremendous commercial success of jis previous film Rio Bravo in 1959.

Rio Bravo

foreign poster for Rio Bravo (1959)

Rio Bravo

autographed poster for Rio Bravo (1959)

Land of the Pharaohs

foreign poster for Land of the Pharaohs (1955)

Rio Bravo

Rio Bravo premiered Mar 18, 1959.  It was Howard Hawks’ 41st film and another blockbuster for Hawks,  His other 50s blockbuster hit was Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.

Rio Bravo

foreign poster for Rio Bravo (1959)

Rio Bravo

Rio Bravo (1959) was another big Howard Hawks hit at Warner Brothers, after the failure of Land of the Pharaohs (1955).  It was the longest hiatus between films in Hawks’ career.

Land of the Pharaohs

Land of the Pharaohs (1955) was Howard Hawks’ second flop in his last three films.  All of his films from Only Angels Have Wings (1939) to The Big Sky (1952) made a profit.  The comedies before and after, Bringing Up Baby (1938) and Monkey Business (1952) were not hits.

Land of the Pharaohs

Land of the Pharaohs premiered Jun 24, 1955.  It was Howard Hawks’ 40th film, and his first below average film for Warner Brothers.