WorldCat Identities

Trosper, Guy 1911-1963

Works: 98 works in 317 publications in 6 languages and 5,620 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 Carr( Visual )

30 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a fellow spy is murdered, an agent is assigned to pretend he is defecting, but soon suspects that the layers of betrayal go far beyond what was originally expected
Jailhouse rock( Visual )

36 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,246 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 )

19 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 846 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 )

47 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 651 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 485 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 218 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 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 79 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
Eyes in the night( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 66 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 )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and held by 60 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 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the FBI unfolds through the eyes of one of its agents. During his career he investigates gangsters, swindlers, the Ku Klux Klan, Nazi agents and cold war spies
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
Mystery classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 35 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 19 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 15 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
El Rostro impenetrable( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 14 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
Rock du Bagne by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and French and held by 12 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
The True glory( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 12 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
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Many rivers to cross
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Guy Trosper US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Schriftsteller

Troper, Guy 1911-1963

Гай Троспер

One-eyed jacksMany rivers to cross