Story: "Plane From Barranca" (filmed as
Only Angels Have Wings
4 Biographical Movies
10 Print Biographies
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
Did You Know?
was made because I didn't like a picture called
. I saw "High Noon" at about the same time I saw another western picture, and we were talking about western pictures and they asked me if I liked it, and I said, "Not particularly". I didn't think a good sheriff was going to go running around town like a chicken with his head off asking for help...
Directed 5 different actors in Oscar-nominated performances: Walter Brennan
, Gary Cooper
, Margaret Wycherly
, Barbara Stanwyck
and Arthur Hunnicutt
. Cooper and Brennan won Oscars for their performances in one of Hawks' movies.
His female characters are frequently "just one of the guys," coining the term "Hawksian Women."
The Silver Fox