(executive producer - uncredited)
An amateur aeronautical engineer, he designed and built the Hercules, commonly known as the Spruce Goose, the largest military airplane ever built at the time, and built almost entirely of wood.
12 Biographical Movies |
29 Print Biographies |
12 Portrayals |
21 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
Howard R. Hughes | Howard Robard Hughes | Howard Robard Hughes Jr
6' 4" (1.93 m)
Hughes (Gano), Allene
| Hughes Sr., Howard R.
Did You Know?
[on Clark Gable] His ears made him look like a taxicab with both doors open.
When he took over RKO Pictures, he canceled its most expensive project, a film version of the popular novel "The Robe." The producer, Frank Ross
, was finally able to get the film made at 20th Century-Fox. It was the first film released in CinemaScope and became one of the biggest hits of the 1950s.
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