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Pierson, Frank R.

Works: 159 works in 636 publications in 7 languages and 14,675 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Prison films  Television series  Comedy films  Western films  History 
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 Stuart Rosenberg( Visual )

45 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,831 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. That Luke, he's a cool hand
Dog day afternoon by Sidney Lumet( Visual )

70 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a botched bank robbery that occurred August 22, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York and turned into a bizarre hostage situation lasting all day
Mad men( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,225 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 )

37 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,132 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 )

38 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rusty Sabich's been swept up in an obsessive affair with a coworker in the prosecutor's office. When she is murdered, he's asked to lead the investigation. Then, astonishingly, he's accused of the crime. He's the perfect suspect and his fight to clear his name pulls him into a whirlpool of lies and secrets
Truman( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 891 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 )

36 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 686 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 )

15 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 537 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 2004 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of 21-year-old Army private Barry Winchell who falls in love with a trans-gendered 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 350 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 )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruthless, destructive, power hungry and insatiable, attorney Roy Cohn could make or break the strongest men in America just for the thrill of the kill
Have gun -- will travel( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 245 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 )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 234 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 2008 in 4 languages and held by 233 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 205 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 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling tale of New York's 'gypsies' and their criminal unerdworld. Dave, the grandson and heir apparent to the dying 'King', is torn between his legacy and the outside world, and is soon faced with a decision that will forever alter his life and the lives of those around him
The looking glass war by Christopher Jones( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polish defector Leiser is promised political asylum in England if he will go back behind the Iron Curtain to confirm the suspicions of British Security Chief LeClerc that East Germany is building a rocket in violation of the disarmament pact
Frantic by Roman Polanski( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the wife of an American cardiologist is kidnapped in Paris, he sets out to find her but encounters a 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 80 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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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


弗兰克·皮尔森 Film director

In countryCitizen CohnHave gun -- will travelFrantic