The Road to Glory

Howard Hawks in the director’s chair on the set of The Road to Glory (1936) with Warner Baxter, June Lang and an unnamed woman.

Howard Hawks

Howard Hawks on a motorcycle.  Hawks had many interests outside of film making.

Ball of Fire

Howard Hawks directing Barbara Stanwyck on the set of Ball of Fire (1942).

Ball of Fire

Producer Samuel Goldwyn visits Howard Hawks and Barbara Stanwyck on the set of Ball of Fire (1942).  One can tell that Howard does not enjoy having producers on his set while he’s at work.  Most of Howard’s films were produced by Hawks himself.

Howard Hawks

Howard Hawks at a screening of Hearts in Exile (1929), directed by Michael Curtiz at Warner Brothers, where Hawks would make many of his most popular films.  None of the other men are recognizable.  It is likely one of the men is Curtiz.  In 1929, Hawks had yet to make a sound film, but still he was front and center by himself.

The Road to Glory

Howard Hawks in the director’s chair on the set of The Road to Glory (1936) with Warner Baxter, June Lang, and an unknown woman.

Ball of Fire

Howard Hawks on the set of Ball of Fire (1942) with Richard Haydn, Aubrey Mather, Tully Marshall and Leonid Kinsky

Ball of Fire

Howard Hawks on the set of Ball of Fire (1942) with Barbara Stanwyck

I Was a Male War Bride

foreign flyer for I Was a Male War Bride (1949) with an image of Howard Hawks.

Come and Get It

Howard Hawks directing Walter Brennan and Edward Arnold in Come and Get It (1936).  This is Walter’s second of six films with Hawks.

Mans Favorite Sport

Howard Hawks directs Paula Prentiss and Maria Perschy in Mans Favorite Sport (1964).

Hatari

Cinematographer Russell Harlan, Elsa Martinelli and Howard Hawks behind the scenes of Hatari (1962) in Africa.

Land of the Pharaohs

Howard Hawks directing Joan Collins and Jack Hawkins in Land of the Pharaohs (1955).  It’s rare to see the laconic Hawks so animated.

Land of the Pharaohs

Howard Hawks directing Joan Collins and Sidney Chaplin in Land of the Pharaohs (1955).

I Was a Male War Bride

Cary Grant and Howard Hawks in Germany for I Was a Male War Bride (1949).  It was Howard’s first time overseas.