Cooper, Gary 1901-1961
Most widely held works about Gary Cooper
Most widely held works by Gary Cooper
High noon ( Visual )
84 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,838 libraries worldwide
A retired marshal's wedding is interrupted when he learns a killer he had sent to jail will return to town on the noon train to seek revenge. The townspeople refuse to help him, so he is forced to take up his badge and guns again, alienating his new bride, a Quaker who is opposed to violence.
For whom the bell tolls ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and Chinese and held by 1,521 libraries worldwide
"The story of Robert Jordan (Cooper), an American demolition expert who lends his abilities to the anti-fascist freedom fighters of Spain. Assisting him is a band of warriors that includes the strong-willed Pilar (Katina Paxinou), the dangerously undependable Pablo (Akim Tamiroff), and the lovely, innocent Maria (Bergman). As danger mounts, Robert and Maria develop a closeness that blossoms into one of the screen's greatest love stories."--Container.
Sergeant York ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1941 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,440 libraries worldwide
Story of a boy drafted into the military who begins his career as a pacifist and then soon sees the justification for fighting.
A Farewell to arms by Frank Borzage ( Visual )
120 editions published between 1932 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,380 libraries worldwide
An American ambulance driver and an English nurse find love on the battlefield during WW I.
The pride of the Yankees ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,279 libraries worldwide
Lou Gehrig, the Yank's great first baseman and the son of poor immigrants, rose to heights of baseball fame-- only to be cut down at the peak of his career by an incurable disease known as ALS.
Mr. Deeds goes to town ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,254 libraries worldwide
Longfellow Deeds (Cooper), a small-town poet, inherits $20 million from his uncle and wants to give it away to needy people. Petty moochers, greedy relatives, conniving lawyers and big executives, who all want a piece of the pie, attempt to have Deeds declared incompetent.
The fountainhead ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,162 libraries worldwide
An uncompromising architect refuses to change his designs and when he discovers the plans for one of his buildings has been changed, he blows up the structure and attempts to defend his actions.
Meet John Doe ( Visual )
112 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,062 libraries worldwide
"John Doe," a genial and aimless tramp, is hoaxed into protesting against existing social evils as a newspaper circulation stunt. He pleas to the "little man" for brotherly love and democratic good will. Because of his simple sincerity, he becomes a national hero; John Doe clubs are formed and a spontaneous movement begins. John Doe is shocked when he discovers that it's all a plot by the owner of the paper, who plans to use the voting strength of the clubs to bludgeon his way to power. John Doe's resulting fight for democracy has a timeless, inspiring message for all Americans.
Friendly persuasion ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1956 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,014 libraries worldwide
A heart-warming story about the day-to-day experiences of a Quaker family living in Indiana in 1862, showing their religious beliefs, their worldly temptations, their petty feuds, and their reactions in a time of crisis.
Wings ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1927 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 643 libraries worldwide
The story of two men who have gone to war and the girl they both leave behind.
Love in the afternoon ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 505 libraries worldwide
Frank Flannegan, an American playboy infamous for his scandalous affairs is smitten by Ariane, the beautiful, innocent daughter of the worldly detective, hired by a man who believes that Frank is carrying on with his wife. Frank turns out to be no match for Ariane and they stumble through one of the funniest seductions.
A farewell to arms ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
"Disaster as well as victory is written for every nation on the record of the World War, but high on the rolls of glory two names are inscribed -- the Marne and the Piave." - title screens. In this first cinematic adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's famous 1930 novel about love in the midst of World War I, the star-crossed lovers are a beautiful English nurse named Catherine Barkley and American Frederick Henry, an ambulance driver in the Italian Army. Their relationship gets off to a rocky start, but eventually they become inseparable, pledging their love for one another and marrying secretly. Frederick's jealous friend Major Rinaldi schemes to break them apart, using his influence to have Catherine sent away and intercepting her letters to Frederick. The two share a love strong enough to overcome anything--except for the one thing that no love, no matter how powerful, can overcome.
Beau Geste ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Beau Geste and his two brothers join the Foreign Legion after their family's Blue Water sapphire disappears.
Marlene Dietrich the glamour collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 425 libraries worldwide
Morocco: A cabaret singer arrives in Morocco and continues her wicked career by enslaving all the men in sight, until she finally falls in love. Blonde Venus: An aspiring young actress gives up the stage to marry a scientist who becomes afflicted with radium poisoning. She returns to cabaret life and meets a wealthy playboy who gives her the money for her husband's treatment. The devil is a woman: At the turn of the century, in the port town of Seville, it's carnival week, and the blood of enemies and the passions of lovers run hot. But, none so much as those of a young revolutionary, his old friend, and the new woman who comes between them both. The flame of New Orleans: An impoverished countess arrives in New Orleans with one thing in mind, to marry a wealthy man. Golden earrings: A Hungarian gypsy rescues a British intelligence officer and helps him to accomplish his mission.
Vera Cruz ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1953 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 424 libraries worldwide
During the Mexican Revolution of 1866, two American adventurers sign up to escort a carriage from the palace of Emperor Maximilian I in Mexico City to the seaport of Vera Cruz. Aboard the carriage is a beautiful French countess and a treasure of three million dollars in gold coins. Includes original theatrical trailer.
The plainsman ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
This stylish western skillfully interweaves classic real-life old west legends like Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Buffalo Bill Cody, George Armstrong Custer and Abraham Lincoln into a stunning tale as vast as the wild frontier itself.
Ball of fire ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Realizing they have to hear how real people talk, a group of lexicographers end up assisting a beautiful singer get away from the mob.
Ball of fire ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1941 and 2010 in English and held by 390 libraries worldwide
When a serious-minded professor and his high brow colleagues begin work on a new encyclopedia, he enlists the aid of a beautiful but shady night club queen to explain slang, unaware that she is on the run from the mob.
Morocco ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1930 and 2008 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
In her American film debut, sultry Marlene Dietrich is a cabaret singer who arrives in Morocco and continues her wicked career by enslaving all the men in sight; but true love reaches her at last.
The real West ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
A story of the American West, using vintage photographs and new film. Tells about hardship, hunger, failure, and murder, the wild fun of gold rushes, the cow towns, and the peace officers who were cowards. Describes an army whose task it was to vanquish a people fighting for their homeland and worthless men who have become heroes on television.
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Cooper, Frank 1901-1961
Cooper, Frank J. 1901-1961
Cooper, Frank James
Cooper, Frank James, 1901-1961
Cooper, Frank James 1901-1961
Multiple languages (75)
No Linguistic content (11)