Henry Hathaway

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Henry Hathaway (March 13, 1898 – February 11, 1985) was an American film director and producer. He is best known as a director of Westerns, especially starring John Wayne. Description above from the Wikipedia article  Henry Hathaway, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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5 Card Stud (1968)

The players in an ongoing poker game are being mysteriously killed off, one by one.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Dean Martin  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Inger Stevens  •  Roddy McDowall

The players in an ongoing poker game are being mysteriously killed off, one by one.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Dean Martin  •  Robert Mitchum  •  Inger Stevens  •  Roddy McDowall

Call Northside 777 (1948)

In 1932, a cop is killed and Frank Wiecek sentenced to life. Eleven years later, a newspaper ad by Frank's mother leads Chicago reporter P.J. O'Neal to look into the case. For some time, O'Neal continues to believe Frank guilty. But when he starts to change his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Richard Conte  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Helen Walker

In 1932, a cop is killed and Frank Wiecek sentenced to life. Eleven years later, a newspaper ad by Frank's mother leads Chicago reporter P.J. O'Neal to look into the case. For some time, O'Neal continues to believe Frank guilty. But when he starts to change his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  James Stewart  •  Richard Conte  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Helen Walker

How the West Was Won (1962)

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The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Marshall  •  Henry Hathaway  •  John Ford  •  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Henry Fonda  •  Carolyn Jones

The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Marshall  •  Henry Hathaway  •  John Ford  •  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Carroll Baker  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Henry Fonda  •  Carolyn Jones

Kiss of Death (1947)

An ex-con trying to go straight must face a crazed criminal out for revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Victor Mature  •  Brian Donlevy  •  Coleen Gray  •  Richard Widmark

An ex-con trying to go straight must face a crazed criminal out for revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Victor Mature  •  Brian Donlevy  •  Coleen Gray  •  Richard Widmark

Nevada Smith (1966)

Nevada Smith is the young son of an Indian mother and white father. When his father is killed by three men over gold, Nevada sets out to find them and kill them. The boy is taken in by a gun merchant. The gun merchant shows him how to shoot and to shoot on time and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Karl Malden  •  Brian Keith  •  Arthur Kennedy

Nevada Smith is the young son of an Indian mother and white father. When his father is killed by three men over gold, Nevada sets out to find them and kill them. The boy is taken in by a gun merchant. The gun merchant shows him how to shoot and to shoot on time and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Steve McQueen  •  Karl Malden  •  Brian Keith  •  Arthur Kennedy

Niagara (1953)

Rose Loomis and her older, gloomier husband, George, are vacationing at a cabin in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The couple befriend Polly and Ray Cutler, who are honeymooning in the area. Polly begins to suspect that something is amiss between Rose and George, and her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Jean Peters  •  Max Showalter

Rose Loomis and her older, gloomier husband, George, are vacationing at a cabin in Niagara Falls, N.Y. The couple befriend Polly and Ray Cutler, who are honeymooning in the area. Polly begins to suspect that something is amiss between Rose and George, and her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Joseph Cotten  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Jean Peters  •  Max Showalter

North to Alaska (1960)

Sam and George strike gold in Alaska. George sends Sam to Seattle to bring George's fiancé back to Alaska. Sam finds she is already married, and returns instead with Angel. Sam, after trying to get George and Angel together, finally romances Angel, who, in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Stewart Granger  •  Ernie Kovacs  •  Fabian

Sam and George strike gold in Alaska. George sends Sam to Seattle to bring George's fiancé back to Alaska. Sam finds she is already married, and returns instead with Angel. Sam, after trying to get George and Angel together, finally romances Angel, who, in the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Stewart Granger  •  Ernie Kovacs  •  Fabian

Seven Thieves (1960)

A discredited professor and a sophisticated thief decide to join together and pick a team to pull off one last job--the casino vault in Monte Carlo.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Rod Steiger  •  Joan Collins  •  Eli Wallach

A discredited professor and a sophisticated thief decide to join together and pick a team to pull off one last job--the casino vault in Monte Carlo.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Edward G. Robinson  •  Rod Steiger  •  Joan Collins  •  Eli Wallach

The Dark Corner (1946)

Ex con turned private investigator Bradford Galt suspects someone is following him and maybe even trying to kill him. With the assistance of his spunky secretary, Kathleen Stewart, he dives deep into a mystery in search of answers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Lucille Ball  •  Clifton Webb  •  William Bendix  •  Mark Stevens

Ex con turned private investigator Bradford Galt suspects someone is following him and maybe even trying to kill him. With the assistance of his spunky secretary, Kathleen Stewart, he dives deep into a mystery in search of answers.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Lucille Ball  •  Clifton Webb  •  William Bendix  •  Mark Stevens

The House on 92nd Street (1945)

The US Government tries to track down embedded Nazi agents in the States.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  William Eythe  •  Lloyd Nolan  •  Signe Hasso  •  Gene Lockhart

The US Government tries to track down embedded Nazi agents in the States.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  William Eythe  •  Lloyd Nolan  •  Signe Hasso  •  Gene Lockhart

The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)

In the Northwest Frontier of India, the 41st Bengal Lancers leaded by the harsh Colonel Tom Stone are having trouble with the rebellious leader Mohammed Khan. After two casualties, the experienced but insubordinate Lieutenant Alan McGregor receives as replacement, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Franchot Tone  •  Richard Cromwell  •  Guy Standing

In the Northwest Frontier of India, the 41st Bengal Lancers leaded by the harsh Colonel Tom Stone are having trouble with the rebellious leader Mohammed Khan. After two casualties, the experienced but insubordinate Lieutenant Alan McGregor receives as replacement, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Gary Cooper  •  Franchot Tone  •  Richard Cromwell  •  Guy Standing

The Sons of Katie Elder (1965)

The Elder boys return to Clearwater, Texas for their Mother's funeral. John the eldest is a well known gunfighter and trouble follows him wherever he goes. The boys try to get back their ranch from the towns gunsmith who won it from their father in a card game with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Dean Martin  •  Martha Hyer  •  Michael Anderson Jr.

The Elder boys return to Clearwater, Texas for their Mother's funeral. John the eldest is a well known gunfighter and trouble follows him wherever he goes. The boys try to get back their ranch from the towns gunsmith who won it from their father in a card game with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Dean Martin  •  Martha Hyer  •  Michael Anderson Jr.

True Grit (1969)

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The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy on a mission of 'justice', which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, 'Rooster' Cogburn because he has 'true grit', and a reputation of getting the job done.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Kim Darby  •  Jeremy Slate  •  Dennis Hopper

The murder of her father sends a teenage tomboy on a mission of 'justice', which involves avenging her father's death. She recruits a tough old marshal, 'Rooster' Cogburn because he has 'true grit', and a reputation of getting the job done.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Kim Darby  •  Jeremy Slate  •  Dennis Hopper

Wing and a Prayer (1944)

An aircraft carrier is sent on a decoy mission around the Pacific, with orders to avoid combat, thus lulling Japanese alertness before the battle of Midway.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Dana Andrews  •  William Eythe  •  Charles Bickford

An aircraft carrier is sent on a decoy mission around the Pacific, with orders to avoid combat, thus lulling Japanese alertness before the battle of Midway.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Dana Andrews  •  William Eythe  •  Charles Bickford

Brigham Young (1940)

Based on the story of the famous Mormon leader, it follows Brigham Young and his challenge to transport his people across the Rocky mountains to settle in Salt Lake City. The plot focuses on two fictitious characters, Jonathan Kent and Zina Webb and the hardships ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Linda Darnell  •  Dean Jagger  •  Brian Donlevy

Based on the story of the famous Mormon leader, it follows Brigham Young and his challenge to transport his people across the Rocky mountains to settle in Salt Lake City. The plot focuses on two fictitious characters, Jonathan Kent and Zina Webb and the hardships ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Linda Darnell  •  Dean Jagger  •  Brian Donlevy

Fourteen Hours (1951)

A young man, morally destroyed by his parents not loving him and by the fear of being not capable to make his girlfriend happy, rises on the ledge of a building with the intention of committing suicide. A policeman makes every effort to argue him out of it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Paul Douglas  •  Richard Basehart  •  Barbara Bel Geddes  •  Debra Paget

A young man, morally destroyed by his parents not loving him and by the fear of being not capable to make his girlfriend happy, rises on the ledge of a building with the intention of committing suicide. A policeman makes every effort to argue him out of it.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Paul Douglas  •  Richard Basehart  •  Barbara Bel Geddes  •  Debra Paget

Legend of the Lost (1957)

American ne'er-do-well Joe January is hired to take Paul Bonnard on an expedition into the desert in search of treasure.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Sophia Loren  •  Rossano Brazzi  •  Kurt Kasznar

American ne'er-do-well Joe January is hired to take Paul Bonnard on an expedition into the desert in search of treasure.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Sophia Loren  •  Rossano Brazzi  •  Kurt Kasznar

The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel (1951)

The life and career of Erwin Rommel and his involvement in the plot to assassinate Hitler.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  James Mason  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Jessica Tandy  •  Luther Adler

The life and career of Erwin Rommel and his involvement in the plot to assassinate Hitler.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  James Mason  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Jessica Tandy  •  Luther Adler

The Black Rose (1950)

In the time of the crusades, a Saxon youth is forced to run away from England. He goes with his loyal retainer who brings along a British long bow. The two go all the way to China where they become involved in intrigues in the court of Kubla Kahn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Orson Welles  •  Cécile Aubry  •  Jack Hawkins

In the time of the crusades, a Saxon youth is forced to run away from England. He goes with his loyal retainer who brings along a British long bow. The two go all the way to China where they become involved in intrigues in the court of Kubla Kahn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Tyrone Power  •  Orson Welles  •  Cécile Aubry  •  Jack Hawkins

The Racers (1955)

An Italian daredevil turns Grand Prix driver and works his way up to Le Mans with his ballerina lover.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Bella Darvi  •  Gilbert Roland  •  Cesar Romero

An Italian daredevil turns Grand Prix driver and works his way up to Le Mans with his ballerina lover.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Henry Hathaway
CAST:  Kirk Douglas  •  Bella Darvi  •  Gilbert Roland  •  Cesar Romero
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