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Trosper, Guy 1911-1963

Overview
Works: 94 works in 299 publications in 5 languages and 5,549 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Spy films  Biography  Western films  Comedy films  Romance films  Action and adventure films  History  Biographical films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Actor, Author, Writer of accompanying material, Producer
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 John Le Carré( Visual )

28 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,383 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 )

35 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,232 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
Birdman of Alcatraz the story of a real and living man-- by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

18 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burt Lancaster stars as a murderer sentenced to Alcatraz, who becomes a world renowned authority on birds. The excellent supporting cast includes Thelma Ritter, Telly Savalas and Karl Malden
One-eyed jacks by Marlon Brando( Visual )

46 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 479 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Undetermined and English and held by 213 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 78 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 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four western films on one DVD
Eyes in the night( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 68 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
Devil's doorway( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and held by 56 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
Mystery classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 49 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
Turner classic movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 41 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 41 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 37 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
The Americano( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 17 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
American classic western collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 14 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."
Elvis 75th anniversary DVD collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of musicals, documentaries with concert and backstage footage, and personal films featuring the rock 'n' roll icon and entertainer
The True glory( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The documentary was compiled from actual footage of the World War II Allied invasion of Europe, seen through the lenses of thousands of different cameramen. Beginning with D-Day, the documentary reveals the key European engagements all the way to the fall of Berlin, along with individual stories that bring the conflict to life. The prologue is read by General Dwight D. Eisenhower, with Robert Harris and Peter Ustinov providing narration. The True Glory won an Academy award for Best Documentary in 1945
Elvis rare moments with the king by Elvis Presley( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kissin' cousins: Elvis plays Lt. Josh Morgan, sent by the Air Force to convince a stubborn Tennessee moonshiner to lease his land to the government for a missile base discovers that he's related to the family having a look-alike cousin
El Rostro impenetrable( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 10 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
 
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Many rivers to cross
Alternative Names
Guy Trosper US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Schriftsteller

Troper, Guy 1911-1963

Гай Троспер

Languages
English (144)

Spanish (9)

German (4)

French (4)

Italian (2)

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One-eyed jacksMany rivers to cross