WorldCat Identities

Pierson, Frank R.

Works: 178 works in 654 publications in 7 languages and 14,719 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Prison films  Historical films  Television series  Comedy films  Western films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Author, Scenarist, Speaker, Performer, fmd, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Frank R Pierson
Most widely held works by Frank R Pierson
Cool hand Luke by Robert Drivas( Visual )

48 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucas Jackson is a man who refuses to be nailed down, conform to rules and regulations, or fit into society, and now, he's on a chain gang. He's a likable enough guy, always smiling, always ready for a little fun. He eats 50 hard-boiled eggs on a bet and collects all the money in the camp. He's more or less like the people he hangs around with, except he won't be pushed. He knows his own mind. This makes him the only prisoner with guts enough to talk back to the bosses and the only one with nerve enough to escape
Dog day afternoon by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

69 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on actual events that took place one hot August afternoon in 1972, the movie recreates the incredible circumstances surrounding an ill-fated Brooklyn bank robbery attempt
Mad men( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mad Men is back and plunges into the seductive and intriguing world of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. Jon Hamm and the rest of the award-winning cast continue to mesmerize as they adapt to changing times, social revolution, and a radical world. Lust is back. Adultery is back. Deception is back
Conspiracy by Frank R Pierson( Visual )

36 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On January 20, 1942, 15 German officials attended a conference at Wannsee - on the outskirts of Berlin. The meeting comprised of mid-ranking SS commanders and a variety of government ministers. The meeting was organized by SS Major Adolf Eichmann under the direction of Chief of Security Reinhard Heydrich. It was a polite conference, but under this thin veneer of manners lay an evil intent. By the end of the meeting, the fate of six million lives would be decided and the shape of the world would be altered forever
Presumed innocent by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

37 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspense thriller, an American prosecutor finds himself the prime suspect in a sensational murder case, and discovers that the system of justice to which he once vigorously committed himself is now aggresively pursuing him and threatening to destroy his career, family and even his life
Truman( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

President Truman led the nation through the end of World War II, the beginning of the Cold War, the struggle for civil rights and the creation of the United Nations
A star is born by George Cukor( Visual )

29 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rock star John Norman Howard has noticed that his career has begun to decline. Too many years of concerts, bad managers and life on the road have made him cynical. Then he meets the innocent, pure and very talented singer Esther Hoffman. John shows Esther the way to stardom while forsaking his own career. As they fall in love, her success only makes his decline even more apparent
In country( Visual )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic portrayal of a reclusive war vet and his 17 year old niece as they struggle to heal the wounds of Vietnam
Cat Ballou by Elliot Silverstein( Visual )

24 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine "Cat" Ballou, schoolmarm-turned-outlaw, joins up with Kid Shelleen (Lee Marvin) to protect Cat's father's ranch from a greedy railroad tycoon. Marvin also plays noseless gunslinger Tim Strawn
Soldier's girl( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of 21-year-old Army private Barry Winchell who falls in love with a trans-genered night club singer. Barry ignites the jealous fury of his homophobic brothers-in-arms, particularly his roommate Justin, an anti-social misfit
Have gun-- will travel( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A statement on a business card is adorned with a chess-piece knight and heralds the professional services of Paladin. Based at the Hotel Carlton in San Francisco, and assisted by his manservant, Hey Boy, Paladin is an intelligent yet mysterious loner as well as a man of many talents, including detective, bodyguard, courier, sleuth and bounty hunter. When the situation is desperate, Paladin is the man to wire
Citizen Cohn( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La notoriedad destruye a algunos, a otros los glorifica. Una de las figuras recientes más injuriadas y terminadas en la historia norteamericana fue Roy Marcus Cohn, quien saboreó cada momento de su controvertida carrera, cobrando fuerza con cada uno de sus triunfos. Roy Cohn, brillante abogado y manipulador, cuyo nombre está intimamente ligado a las cacerías comunistas de brujas de los años cincuenta. Hombre despiadado e implacable, con poder para arruinar crreras y desruir vidas. Cohn fungio como fiscal en el famoso juicio de los Rosenberg, acusados de espías, derrotó a Robert Kennedy por el puesto de consejero de McCarthy y midio fuerzas con muchas de las personalidades de la Guerra Fría".-- En el envase
Have gun -- will travel( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professional gunfighter Paladin was a West Point graduate who, now that the Civil War is over, has firmly settled into San Francisco's Hotel Carlton where he has been awaiting responses to his trademark business cards
Dirty pictures( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 to protect the right of freedom of expression
The Anderson tapes by Blue Wave( Visual )

11 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newly released from prison, an ex-con assembles his professional pals and plans a multi-million dollar robbery of an entire luxury apartment house. He is unaware that a hoard of lawmen are recording their activities
Lakota woman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anger that's been swirling for 100 years finally explodes like a force of nature. This is the inspiring, true story of the 1973 uprising that united Native Americans in their fight for survival. One woman rises from ignorance and fear to meet the challenge of her proud heritage during a bloody siege in which 2,000 Native Americans stood their ground and vowed never to be silent again
King of the gypsies( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a gypsy family and the struggle that ensues when a son does not want to accept the traditions passed on by his father
The looking glass war by Christopher Jones( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In exchange for political asylum, Polish defector Fred Leiser agrees to return behind the Iron Curtain to confirm the suspicions of the British Security Chief that East Germany is building a rocket in violation of the disarmament pact. Once in East Berlin, Leiser falls in love with a beautiful young girl and the couple decides to flee the espionage experts, both East and West, to start a new life together. But they soon find themselves pawns in a brutal game where the stakes are human lives
Frantic by Roman Polanski( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the wife of an American cardiologist is kidnapped in Paris, he sets out to find her but has to overcome a murky web of language, locale, and bureaucracy
Writing for film( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with four film script writers at the 1988 Year of the Writer conference held at the AFTRS. Discusses various aspects of scriptwriting
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Dog day afternoon
In countryCitizen CohnHave gun -- will travelFrantic
Alternative Names
Frank Pierson Amerikaans filmregisseur (1925-2012)

Frank Pierson réalisateur américain

Frank Pierson regista statunitense

Frank Pierson scenarzysta i reżyser amerykański

Frank Pierson US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor, Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent

Pierson, Frank

Pierson Frank 1925-....

Pierson, Frank 1925-2012

Pierson, Frank R.

Pierson, Frank R. 1925-2012

Pierson, Frank Romer

Pierson, Frank Romer 1925-2012

Пирсон, Фрэнк

Пирсон, Фрэнк американский кинорежиссёр и сценарист

פרנק פירסון

فرانک پیرسون فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

피어슨, 프랭크 1925-2012


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