The Prizefighter and the Lady

Primo Carnera, Walter Huston, Max Baer and Vince Barnett in a scene from The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933).  The film is not very good, and is included here because Howard Hawks filmed the first few scenes, and then was fired or he quit, it’s not certain.

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The Prizefighter and the Lady

Walter Huston and Max Baer in a scene from The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933).  Howard Hawks envisioned Max’s part for Clark Gable.

The Criminal Code

Walter Huston and Constance Cummings are father and daughter in The Criminal Code (1931)

The Outlaw

Jane Russell, Jack Buetel and Walter Huston in an original publicity still for The Outlaw (1943)

The Criminal Code

Walter Huston and Constance Cummings in a publicity still for The Criminal Code (1931), Howard Hawks’ second sound film to be released.  Scarface was still being held up by the censors.

The Criminal Code

Inmate Boris Karloff takes a hostage against warden Walter Huston in an original publicity still for The Criminal Code (1931).

The Criminal Code

Phillips Holmes and Walter Huston in an original publicity still for The Criminal Code (1931)

The Outlaw

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Jack Buetel in  bed with Jane Russell and Walter Huston standing bedside in an autographed photo behind the scenes of The Outlaw (1943)

The Prizefighter and the Lady

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Max Baer Jr in a publicity still for The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933) with Walter Huston and Vince Barnett

Prizefighter and the Lady

Myrna Loy, Max Baer, Walter Huston and Vince Barnett in a publicity photo for Prizefighter and the Lady (1933), another Hawks film for which he only directed the first few scenes.  It was one of three films he made at MGM in 1933, the first and last time he worked for the studio.

The Criminal Code

Yeah, Yeah, the inmates repeat Yeah, mocking warden Walter Huston in The Criminal Code (1931).

The Criminal Code

the warden questions one of the inmates about having an affair with his daughter in a screencap from The Criminal Code (1931), Howard Hawks’ second sound film.

Ball of Fire

The back of this publicity still for Ball of Fire (1942) reads

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TWO FOR TEA – Four o’clock is the tea time on Samuel Goldwyn’s “Ball of Fire” set and the time when the players invite their friends to visit the set.  Here Walter Huston, who is not in the cast, drops in on Gary Cooper, who co-stars in the comedy of a professor and a strip-teaser with Barbara Stanwyck.

Howard Hawks

Howard Hawks with a group of men that includes Walter Huston.  Perhaps this is when Howard was attached to The Outlaw featuring Huston, and the men are business partners of The Outlaw’s producer Howard Hughes.

The Criminal Code

The convicts respond to warden Walter Huston with a loud chorus of YEAHs.