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Walter Huston

Walter Huston



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Also Known As: Died: April 7, 1950
Born: April 6, 1884 Cause of Death: aortic aneurysm
Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, CA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

Let There Be Light (1980) as Narrator
September Affair (1951) as "September Song" sung by
An industrialist (Joseph Cotton) and a pianist (Joan Fontaine) meet on a trip and fall in love. Through a quirk of fate, they are reported dead in a crash though they weren't on the plane. This gives them the opportunity to live together free from their previous lives. Unfortunately, this artificial arrangement leads to greater and greater stress. Eventually the situation collapses when they come to pursue their original, individual interests without choosing a common path.
The Furies (1950) as T. C. Jeffords
The 1870s, New Mexico territory: T.C. Jeffords is a cattle baron who built his ranch, the Furies, from scratch.
The Great Sinner (1949) as General Ostrovsky
A young man succumbs to gambling fever.
Summer Holiday (1948) as Mr. Nat Miller
Musical remake of Ah, Wilderness!, about a small-town boy's struggles with growing up.
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) as Howard
Dobbs and Curtin meet up in Mexico, and go to work for a contractor, MacClane, who takes them away to remote site and tells them they will be paid when the job is finished. When they are finished, they return to town to find MacClane to get their wages. MacClane gives them a few dollars, and says he'll just go to the bank and pick up the payroll for them. Dobbs and Curtin then meet up with an old prospector, who claims the hills are still full of gold, and if they can get the cash, he'll go with them. They eventually get the cash from MacClane after a little "persuasion", and all three set off for the hills as good friends, but will they return that way?
Duel in the Sun (1947) as Jubal Crabbe, the sinkiller
A fiery half-Native American girl comes between a rancher's good and evil sons.
Let There Be Light (1946)
In this documentary, soldiers with debilitating emotional trauma and depression receive treatment.
Dragonwyck (1946) as Ephraim Wells
A farm girl signs on as governess in a gloomy mansion.
War Comes to America (1945) as Narrator
International events bring the U.S. closer to entering World War II on the eve of Pearl Harbor.
And Then There Were None (1945) as Dr. Edward G. Armstrong
Guests at a remote island mansion realize a crazed killer is stalking them.
Dragon Seed (1944) as Ling [Tan]
Chinese peasants fight to survive the Japanese occupation during World War II.
How Strong Is the Enemy? (1944) as Narrator
December 7th (1943)
After the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, the U.S. fights to survive the early days of World War II.
The North Star (1943) as Dr. Pavel Grigorich Kurin
Ukrainian villagers unite to fight off invading Nazis.
Report from the Aleutians (1943) as Narrator
Documentary cameras capture life among the fighter pilots stationed in the Aleutians.
War Department Report (1943) as Narrator
The Nazis Strike (1943) as Narrator
German treaty violations lead to the start of World War II.
Mission to Moscow (1943) as Joseph E. Davies
True story of U.S. Ambassador Joseph E. Davies' attempts to forge a wartime alliance with the Soviet Union.
The Battle of Britain (1943) as Narrator
Great Britain stands against the Nazi war machine.
Prelude to War (1943) as Narrator
The rise of the fascists in Germany and Italy and Japan's growing aggression put the world on the brink of war.
Edge of Darkness (1943) as Dr. Martin Stensgard
Resistance fighters battle the Nazis in occupied Norway.
The Outlaw (1943) as Doc Holliday
Billy the Kid and Doc Holliday fight over possession of a stallion and a sultry Mexican girl.
The Shanghai Gesture (1942) as Sir Guy Charteris
A gambling queen uses blackmail to stop a British financier from closing her Chinese clip joint.
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) as Jerry Cohan
A musical portrait of composer/singer/dancer George M. Cohan. From his early days as a child-star in his family's vaudeville show up to the time of his comeback at which he received a medal from the president for his special contributions to the US, this is the life- story of George M. Cohan, who produced, directed, wrote and starred in his own musical shows for which he composed his famous songs.
Always in My Heart (1942) as MacKenzie Scott
A convict returns home to find his family has forgotten him.
In This Our Life (1942) as Bartender
A neurotic southerner steals her sister's husband then vies with her for another man.
The Maltese Falcon (1941) as Capt. Jacoby
Hard-boiled detective Sam Spade gets caught up in the murderous search for a priceless statue.
Swamp Water (1941) as Thursday Ragan
A hunter discovers a fugitive living in the swamps and goes into business with him and his daughter.
All That Money Can Buy (1941) as Mr. Scratch
A farmer sells his soul for seven years of good crops.
The Light That Failed (1940) as Torpenhow
A London artist struggles to complete one last painting before going blind.
Of Human Hearts (1938) as [Rev.] Ethan Wilkins
A rebellious son neglects his parents after enlisting in the Civil War.
Dodsworth (1936) as Sam Dodsworth
A husband whose wife left him looks for new love in Europe.
Rhodes (1936) as Cecil Rhodes
A British explorer opens up Africa for European exploitation.
Transatlantic Tunnel (1935) as President of the United States
Scientists and engineers join forces to build a tunnel beneath the Atlantic Ocean.
Keep 'Em Rolling (1934) as Benny Walsh
A soldier deserts when he''''s separated from his horse.
Ann Vickers (1933) as [Judge] Barney Dolphin
A social worker's fight for reform is compromised by her love for a corrupt judge.
Hell Below (1933) as Lieut. Comdr. T. J. Toler, U.S.N.
A submarine captain clashes with one of his crew during World War I.
The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933) as Professor [Edwin J. Bennett]
A boxing champion falls for a gangster''''s moll.
Storm at Daybreak (1933) as Dushan [Radovic]
Fictionalized account of the events leading up to Archduke Ferdinand''''s assassination and the start of World War I.
Gabriel over the White House (1933) as Hon. Judson [C.] Hammond, The President of the United States
A crooked president reforms mysteriously.
The Woman from Monte Carlo (1932) as Commander Corlaix
A ship''''s captain loses course in perilous waters when he discovers his wife cheating on him.
Night Court (1932) as Judge Moffett
A corrupt judge attacks a reformer's family.
The Wet Parade (1932) as Pow Tarleton
A crusading politician fights the evils of both drink and prohibition.
Law and Order (1932) as Frame Johnson
Traveling west, former peace officer Frame Johnson and his three friends arrive in Tombstone, a lawless town controlled by the three Northrup brothers. Preceded by his reputation, the town Council tries to get him to take the job of Marshal. He says he will not wear a badge again but seeing the ruthless Northrup murders he accepts. After a killing on both sides, although outnumbered, Johnson and his two remaing friends head to the OK Corral for a shoot out with the two remaining Northrups and their men.
Rain (1932) as Alfred Davidson
A missionary tries to reform a streetwalker trapped on a Pacific island.
American Madness (1932) as [Thomas] Dickson
A banker fights to keep his independence and protect his customers.
Beast of the City (1932) as Jim Fitzpatrick
A police captain leads the fight against a vicious gangland chief.
Kongo (1932) as [Deadlegs] Flint [also known as Rutledge]
A crippled madman seeks revenge on the daughter of the man who betrayed him.
Star Witness (1931) as District Attorney Whitlock
An old man who witnessed a crime is threatened by gangsters.
A House Divided (1931) as Seth [Law]
The Criminal Code (1931) as Mark Brady
A convict trying to reform is torn between conflicting loyalties when he witnesses a murder behind bars.
The Ruling Voice (1931) as Jack Bannister
A powerful gangster goes soft when he meets his grown-up daughter.
The Bad Man (1930) as Pancho López
Abraham Lincoln (1930) as Abraham Lincoln
In this biography the simple backwoods boy rises to become one of America''''s most beloved presidents.
The Virtuous Sin (1930) as Gen. Gregori Platoff
The Virginian (1929) as Trampas
Molly Wood arrives in a small western town to be the new schoolmarm. The Virginian, foreman on a local ranch, and Steve, his best fiend, soon become rivals for her affection. Steve falls in with bad guys led by Trampas, and the Virginian catches him cattle rustling. As foreman, he must give the order to hang his friend. Trampas gets away, but returns in time for the obligatory climactic shootout in the streets.
The Lady Lies (1929) as Robert Rossiter
Gentlemen of the Press (1929) as Wickland Snell

Cast (short)

Know Your Enemy: Japan (1945) as Narrator
Know Your Ally: Britain (1943) as Narrator
Documentary cameras capture the British character and reveal how they got involved in World War II.
Sunkist Stars at Palm Springs (1936)
Winners of a dance contest spend a day at Palm Springs with famous movie stars in this short film.
Intimate Interviews: Walter Huston (1931)
In this short film, Walter Huston discusses his acting, career, and private life with interviewer Dorothy West.
How I Play Golf by Bobby Jones No. 7 The Spoon (1931)
In this short film, golfer Bobby Jones instructs the viewer on the use of the club known as the spoon. Vitaphone Release 4798.
An Intimate Dinner in Celebration of Warner Bros. Silver Jubilee (1930)
In this short film, Mr. and Mrs. Warner Bros. Pictures host a dinner in honor of Warner Bros. Silver Jubilee.

Misc. Crew (short)

The Voice That Thrilled the World (1943)
This short film traces the history of sound in the movies, featuring snippets from early sound pictures. Vitaphone Release 1179A.

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