WorldCat Identities

Trosper, Guy 1911-1963

Works: 66 works in 325 publications in 6 languages and 5,694 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical films  Biographical films  Western films  Romance films  Spy films  Sports films  Prison films  Juvenile delinquency films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Actor, Author, Writer of accompanying material, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Guy Trosper
The spy who came in from the cold by John Le Carré( Visual )

48 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,458 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 by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

52 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man is sent to prison when he accidentally kills a man in a barroom brawl. While behind bars he takes up singing and is helped in the record business by a beautiful young woman
Birdman of Alcatraz the story of a real and living man-- by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

35 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 863 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
One-eyed jacks by Marlon Brando( Visual )

82 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The western saga of an outlaw on the run desperate to take revenge on his former partner who has become a small town sheriff
The Stratton story( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 415 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 )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 222 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
Classic westerns collector's set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four western films on one DVD
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 80 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
The Stratton story by Sam Wood( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Stewart stars in the real-life drama of Monty Stratton, the Chicago White Sox Ball player who valiantly overcomes a devastating physical handicap to break all pitching records
Eyes in the night( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in English and German and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"En 1942, Duncan "Mac" Maclain, un détective privé devenu aveugle, se fait aider par son assistant Marty et par son chien Friday. Une amie, Norma Lawry, lui demande d'intervenir pour mettre fin à la liaison entre Barbara, sa belle-fille, et un acteur bien plus âgé qu'elle, Paul Gerente. Lorsque celui-ci est assassiné, l'enquête de "Mac" le mène jusqu'à un réseau d'espionnage nazi."--[]
Devil's doorway( Visual )

8 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 64 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
Turner classic movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 1940 in English and held by 50 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 44 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 )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and 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
The Americano( Visual )

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

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vengeance Valley: "In this gorgeously filmed western, the 'Cain and Abel' theme gets a wild west twist. A cattle baron raises an orphaned boy, causing resentment from his own son. As the boys grow to manhood the animosity festers into hatred until the real son discovers an opportunity to finally get his half brother out of the way so he can have his father's empire all to himself. Stars Burt Lancaster in his first western role."
Elvis 75th anniversary DVD collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 15 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
Devil's doorway = La porte du diable by Anthony Mann( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"L'Indien Lance Poole revient décoré de la guerre de Sécession, dans laquelle il s'est battu du côté nordiste. Il découvre que le sort de son peuple, qui vivait en paix avec les habitants du village voisin, s'est détérioré [...] De nouveaux colons arrivent de l'Est et, excités par l'avocat démagogue Coolan, ils décident d'occuper les terres des Indiens. Ceux-ci sont contraints de se défendre par les armes" [Résumé de la jaquette]
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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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One-eyed jacksMany rivers to cross