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Pierson, Frank R.

Works: 153 works in 597 publications in 7 languages and 14,505 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Historical films  Television series  Prison films  Comedy films  Western films  Action and adventure films  History 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Author, Scenarist, Speaker, Performer, Editor, fmd, 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 )

42 editions published between 1967 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,781 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 )

65 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,145 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 1,211 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 )

33 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,117 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 )

35 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,049 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 887 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 )

33 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 678 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 )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 589 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 )

19 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Western Comedy of a young schoolteacher who becomes an outlaw leader to get revenge on the community responsible for her father's death
Soldier's girl( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 372 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 337 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 )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 300 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 242 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
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
Dirty pictures( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 to protect the right of freedom of expression
Lakota woman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 213 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 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling tale of New York's 'gypsies' and their criminal underworld. 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( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 93 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
Writing for film( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 82 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
Frantic by Roman Polanski( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presumed innocent: A twist-filled whodunit where Ford is pledged to uphold the law yet determined to escape it. He plays Rusty Sabich, an attorney who's both the prosecutor of a murder case ... and suspect #1!
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Dog day afternoon
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