Howard W Hawks
Location: 301 S. Fifth Street at Jefferson, SW corner, Goshen. (Elkhart County, Indiana)
Erected 1998 Indiana Historical Bureau, Elkhart County Historical Society, and Goshen Historical Society.
ID# : 20.1998.1
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Born 1896 in house on this site into locally prominent family. Moved with parents to Neenah, Wisconsin 1899 and to Pasadena, California 1906. Hawks - director, producer, screenwriter - is recognized as one of Hollywood's greatest filmmakers. His more than forty-six movies include fine examples of traditional film genres, both comedy and drama. Died 1977.
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