Archive for August, 1987

August 28, 1987

On this date in 1987, Director John Huston passed away from pneumonia at the age of 81. Huston, whose father Walter Huston was of Irish descent, began his career as a writer and eventually got a contract with Samuel Goldwyn Productions as a script editor. As a director, Huston’s first big hit was 1941’s “TheRead more..