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Trosper, Guy 1911-1963

Overview
Works: 116 works in 347 publications in 7 languages and 6,013 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Biographical films  Musical films  Romance films  Spy films  Sports films  Prison films  Juvenile delinquency films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Actor, Author, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Guy Trosper
The spy who came in from the cold by Martin Ritt( Visual )

33 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A burnt-out British spy defects to East Germany as a ruse to feed false information to the government
Jailhouse rock( Visual )

38 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presley plays Vince Everett, an ex-convict who was taught to play guitar by his cellmate. He becomes a pop star with the help of a pretty young record promoter. Then, his newly-released old cellmate shows up with the 50-50 profit-sharing "contract" Vince had signed while in prison
One-eyed Jacks by Marlon Brando( Visual )

52 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in English and French and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rio, a bank robber, is bent on revenge against his one-time partner in crime
Birdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man-- by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

22 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a convicted killer who avoids the depths of despair by becoming a world-renowned authority on birds during his imprisonment
The Stratton story by Sam Wood( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and French and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Chicago White sox pitcher, Monty Stratton. Stratton suffers a devastating hunting accident which leads to the amputation of one leg. Learning to walk with an artificial limb, he struggles to resume his career
Many rivers to cross by Roy Rowocid( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bushrod Gentry is a right restless man, a bullwhip-crackin', tough-brawlin' trapper passing through Barren River, Kentucky, and heading for the pelts and promise of the Northwest Territory. He'll never get there if Mary Stuart Cherne has her way. It's marryin' season, the preacher is making his annual visit to Barren River and Mary has her heart and rifle barrel set on buckskinned bachelor Bushrod
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jailhouse rock: After serving time for manslaughter, young Vince Everett becomes a teenage rock star. It happened at the World's Fair: Mike and Danny fly a cropduster, but because of Danny's gambling debts, a local sheriff takes custody of it. Trying to earn money, they hitch-hike to the World's Fair in Seattle. While Danny tries to earn money playing poker, Mike takes care of a small girl, Sue-Lin, whose father has disappeared. Stay away, Joe: Native American rodeo rider, Joe Lightcloud, a Navajo whose family still lives on the reservation, returns to the reservation in a white Cadillac convertible with which he proceeds to drive cattle. Charro! Jess Wade is innocently accused of having stolen a cannon from the Mexican revolutionary forces. He tries to find the real culprits, a gang of criminals
Classic westerns collector's set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four western films on one DVD
Devil's doorway by Anthony Mann( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lance Poole, a Shoshone Indian, returns to his home in Medicine Bow, Wyoming, having won the Congressional Medal of Honor for his service in the Civil War. Despite his honorable war record, Lance is shunned by the white townspeople, who bear a grudge against him and his father because of their hold on the richest land in the region
Eyes in the night( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blind detective McLain investigates the murder of Miss Lawry's boyfriend, with the aid of his seeing-eye dog. The only clue is the odor of violets in the room. From this clue McLain builds a case against Nazi spies headed by someone close to Miss Lawry
Turner classic movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of Charles Lindbergh from his days of precarious mail runs in aviation's infancy to his design of a small transatlantic plane and the vicissitudes of its takeoff and epochal flight from New York to Paris in 1927
Birdman of Alcatraz ; Elmer Gantry( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elmer Gantry: One man's fervent pursuit of wealth and power leads him to religion for profit in the evangelist tents of the 1920's Midwestern Corn Belt
Crossroads( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a lovely new bride and a diplomatic appointment imminent, David Talbot sees his life on an upswing - if he is really David Talbot. Blackmailers say he is actually a murderer and thief named Jean Pelletier. Talbot's past includes incidents of amnesia, and he begins to wonder if he is living a lie
Mystery classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyes in the night. Blind detective McLain investigates the murder of Miss Lawry's boyfriend with the aid of his seeing-eye dog. The only clue is the odor of violets in the room. From this clue McLain builds a case against Nazi spies headed by someone close to Miss Lawry. Kennel murder case. Detective Philo Vance grapples with a classic sealed-room murder mystery involving participants in a snooty Long Island dog show. The limping man: An ex G.I. returns to England to look up a wartime girlfriend and rekindle their romance. He soon realizes his ex-girlfriend has become involved with racketeers but before he can untangle her mess, he helps the local police track down a deadly sniper. The spy in white: Set in Turkey this spy thriller is about two guards who lose their jobs when they get into a fight with an Arab prince who tries to seduce one of their girl friends and discover that the prince is about to overthrow the Turkish government
El Rostro impenetrable by Marlon Brando( Visual )

19 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dos forajidos, Rio y Dad Longworth, recorren México asaltando bancos. Son grandes amigos, pero después de su último atraco, Rio es hecho prisionero a causa de la una mala jugada de su compañero. Tras cinco años en la prisión de Sonora escapa con otro preso y su único deseo será vengarse de Dad Longworth
One-eyed jacks by Marlon Brando( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and French and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Rio, betrayed by his best friend, returns to seek vengence after serving five years in a Mexican prison
The Americano( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American cowboy Sam Dent travels to South America with a shipment of prize Brahma bulls for a wealthy Brazilian rancher. Dent soon learns the rancher has been killed. He then hires a bandit chaser to guide him to the ranch. After being robbed he is forced to remain in Brazil and learn the ways of the South American ranchero
Rock du Bagne by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and French and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vince Everett is serving a one-year jail sentence for manslaughter. While in the big house, his cellmate, a former country singer, introduces him to the record business. Vince takes to it so well that he decides to become a singer when he gets out. However, he is quickly disillusioned by the record business. But with the help of a new friend, he decides to form his own label, and soon he becomes an overnight sensation. As he becomes a superstar, his desire for fame and money may cause him to forget the people who got him there
American classic western collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One-Eyed Jacks: "After robbing a bank, Kid Rio (Marlon Brando) is double-crossed by his partner Dad Longworth (Karl Malden) and is jailed in a brutal Mexican prison. After five long years, Rio escapes and seeks revenge in Monterey where Longworth is married and also the town sheriff. Complications arise when Rio falls in love with his ex-partner's stepdaughter."
The pride of St. Louis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jerome Herman Dean, son of an Arkansas sharecropper, became a Hall of Fame pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals. The legendary Gas House Gang of the early 1930s was notorious for pulling stunts, clowning around, and playing some really hard-nosed baseball, and 'Dizzy' Dean fit right in. After winning the World Series with the Cardinals and smashing all pitching records along the way, an injury caused Dean's early retirement. But his down home manner led to another career ... one of the most popular baseball broadcasters in the business
 
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Many rivers to cross
Alternative Names
Guy Trosper Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1911-1963)

Guy Trosper US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Schriftsteller

Troper, Guy 1911-1963

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Birdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man--Many rivers to cross