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Cooper, Gary 1901-1961

Overview
Works: 761 works in 2,320 publications in 8 languages and 42,821 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Love stories 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Producer, Author, Costume designer, Narrator, Other, Dedicatee, Contributor, Interviewee, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Gary Cooper
 
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High noon by Gary Cooper( Visual )
135 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,392 WorldCat member 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. DVD
A farewell to arms by Ernest Hemingway( Visual )
174 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wounded American soldier falls in love with his beautiful English nurse during World War I
For whom the bell tolls by Sam Wood( Visual )
40 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Robert Jordan, 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, the dangerously undependable Pablo, and the lovely, innocent Maria
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks( Visual )
49 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,862 WorldCat member 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
Mr. Deeds goes to town by Frank Capra( Visual )
45 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,772 WorldCat member 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 pride of the Yankees by Jo Swerling( Visual )
31 editions published between 1942 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,704 WorldCat member 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
Meet John Doe by Frank Capra( Visual )
144 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Social commentary on the threat of cynicism and fascism to democracy. A corrupt politician attempts to further his evil ambitions by exploiting the appeal od a naive "John Doe."
The fountainhead by King Vidor( Visual )
33 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,471 WorldCat member 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
Friendly persuasion by William Wyler( Visual )
17 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,265 WorldCat member 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 by William A Wellman( Visual )
21 editions published between 1927 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two young men, one rich, one middle class, are in love with the same woman, but must leave her behind when they become fighter pilots in World War I. Includes three featurettes
Ball of fire by Howard Hawks( Visual )
39 editions published between 1941 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member 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
Love in the afternoon by Billy Wilder( Visual )
33 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Flannegan, an American playboy infamous for his scandalous affairs is smitten by Arlane, 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 Arlane and they stumble through one of the funniest seductions
Vera Cruz by Robert Aldrich( Visual )
61 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member 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
Beau Geste by William A Wellman( Visual )
13 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three brothers join the French Foreign Legion to escape a dark past. But their troubles are quickly forgotten as their courage, duty and devotion is put to the test when they are forced to fight against all odds in this acclaimed film classic. Trapped under the command of a sadistic sergeant deep in the Sahara, they must fight for their lives as they plot mutiny against tyranny and defend a desert fortress against a brutal enemy
The plainsman by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )
13 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member 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
The Westerner by William Wyler( Visual )
19 editions published between 1940 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A wandering cowboy rides into a Texas border town and alone faces the guns of the self-appointed, ruthless men who dispense justice, including the infamous "Judge" Roy Bean
Marlene Dietrich the glamour collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member 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
It ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1927 and 2001 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A saucy lingerie salesgirl sets her sights on the handsome owner of the department store where she works
Man of the west by Anthony Mann( Visual )
18 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the train he is on gets robbed, Link Jones finds himself unwillingly reunited with his old gang. Dock Tobin, the gang's sadistic, half-crazed patriarch, was like a father to Link some twenty years past and welcomes him back. To survive, Link must take up his old ways--his killing ways
The court-martial of Billy Mitchell by Otto Preminger( Visual )
9 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brigadier General Billy Mitchell has devoted his life to the military, and his career to developing a superior air defense force for the United States. When top army brass fail to recognize the importance of air power following its crucial role in winning WWI, Mitchell initiates a campaign to change their minds--a campaign that will ultimately lead to his demotion and the most controversial military trial in U.S. history
 
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Alternative Names
Cooper Frank 1901-1961
Cooper, Frank J. 1901-1961
Cooper, Frank James
Cooper Frank James 1901-1961
Cooper, Gary
Languages
English (863)
French (24)
German (20)
Spanish (17)
Multiple languages (7)
Italian (2)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
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