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Cooper, Merian C.

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King Kong by Merian C Cooper ( Visual )
210 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 5,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A moviemaking expedition to a fantastic island is filled with dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures. A giant simian becomes lovestruck with the film's blonde starlet. King Kong is captured and is brought to Manhattan, where he goes on a rampage, culminating in the fateful finale atop the Empire State Building where he cradles his beloved and swats at machine-gunning airplanes
The quiet man by John Ford ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Ford's The Quiet Man celebrates one of Hollywood's most romantic and enduring epics. The first American feature to be filmed in Ireland's picturesque countryside, Ford richly imbued this masterpiece with his love of Ireland and its people. Sean Thornton is an American boxer who swears off fighting after he accidentally kills an opponent in the ring. Returning to the Irish town of his youth, he finds happiness when he falls in love with the fiery Mary Kate
King Kong by Delos W Lovelace ( Book )
66 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novelization of the 1930s cinematic classic follows the discovery on a remote island of a giant ape, the beast's ill-fated affection for a young woman, and his capture and exploitation by greedy would-be entrepreneurs. Includes stills from the original movie
Rio Grande by John Ford ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fifteen years back, Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke's devotion to military duty led him to destroy the plantation home of his southern-born wife during the Civil War. He is now a lonely man, fighting Indians in the west. Returning from his latest skirmish with the Apaches, Yorke finds that his son Jeff--enlisted as an ordinary soldier after failing at West Point--has been assigned to his command. Kirby's estranged wife, Kathleen, has also arrived at the fort in an effort to buy her son's way out of the army. A group of renegade Apaches keeps eluding Yorke by crossing the Rio Grande into Mexico, but he plans a raid in hopes that it will end the problem for good
Fort Apache by John Ford ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This classic portrait of the old West depicts a military martinet calvary officer whose by-the-book tactics and ignorance of the western frontier cause him to lead his men into a fatal Apache ambush
She wore a yellow ribbon by John Ford ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A desperately short-staffed cavalry outpost must try to stop an Indian invasion
The searchers by John Ford ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Western film about a Confederate war veteran who tracks down the Indians who killed his brother and sister-in-law and carried off their daughter
Little women by Louisa May Alcott ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1933 and 2005 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the humorous and sentimental fortunes of the four March sisters as they grew into young ladies during the harsh times of the Civil war
King Kong by Delos W Lovelace ( Recording )
21 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mighty gorilla, King Kong, is vanquished by his love for a woman
Flying down to Rio by Thornton Freeland ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pilot and band leader Gene Raymond woos Dolores Del Rio, and then learns that she is engaged to a friend of his, after he flys her home to Rio
Grass a nation's battle for life by Ernest B Schoedsack ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1925 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary in which Merian C. Cooper, Ernest Schoedsack and Marguerite Harrison travel through Asia Minor and Iraq to reach a tribe of nomads in Iran known as the Bakhtyari. They follow the tribe on its forty- eight day trek across deserts, streams and mountains to reach pasture for their flocks. These three people were the first Westerners to cross the Zardeh Kuh Pass and the first to make this migration with the tribes
Mighty Joe Young by Ernest B Schoedsack ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1949 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mighty Joe Young is a 15-foot African gorilla. His best friend and protector is Jill Young. Against her better judgment, Jill allows Joe to be brought to the States as a nightclub attraction. He later breaks loose and goes on a rampage
The lost patrol by John Ford ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During World War I a desert patrol loses its leader and is both literally and metaphysically lost, as an unseen (and unreal) Arab enemy picks off the men one by one. Highly regarded in its day because of allusions in the script (it has recently been called 'the Moby Dick of combat films'), Lost Patrol is now more interesting as a prototype for the World War II combat film with many of the genre's conventions being brought together for the first time
Grass by Merian C Cooper ( Book )
8 editions published between 1925 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wagon master by John Ford ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Mormon wagon train headed for Utah hooks up with two horse traders, the members of a traveling medicine show, and a tribe of Navajo Indians. The group is threatened by a gang of outlaws who use the wagon train as a hideout
King Kong by John Guillermin ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Big Apple is besieged by the monstrous ape, King Kong. The gargantuan ape battles attacking aircraft high above the streets of New York and plunges to his death from the top of the World Trade Center
Chang a drama of the wilderness by Ernest B Schoedsack ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1927 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a family living in the jungle of northeast Siam, and their struggles for survival against the many wild animals around them -- boars, tigers, leopards and even ... changs!
The most dangerous game by Ernest B Schoedsack ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1932 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A ship wrecks just off of a remote island and it's three passengers make it to shore and discover the island is owned by a reclusive big game hunter. Offered the opportunity to stay at the owner's home and refresh themselves, the castaways take the man up on his gracious offer. Unfortunately, it wasn't mentioned in the offer that the hunter has now taken up to hunting people on his island and that the three "guests" are to be his next quarry"--Title detail screen
3 godfathers by John Ford ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Ford's Western retelling of the Biblical Three Wise Men tale remains a scenic and thematic masterpiece. Fugitive bank robbers Robert, William and Pedro stand at a desert grave. Caring for the newborn infant of the woman they just buried will ruin any chance of escape. But they won't go back on their promise to her; they won't abandon little Robert William Pedro
Merian C. Cooper's King Kong by Joe DeVito ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carl Denham prepares for a strange voyage to a distant island ... an island where he hopes to make the most exciting movie of all time. First mate Jack Driscoll has concerns about the journey - concerns that only grow deeper when Denham talks a down-on-her-luck beauty named Ann Darrow into joining them. What waits for them at the end of the journey? More danger and excitement than any of the three could have imagined. Read by a full cast
 
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Cooper, M.
Cooper, M. C. 1894-1973
Cooper, Marian C.
Cooper, Merian
Cooper, Merian 1893-1973
Cooper, Merian C.
Cooper, Merian Coldwell, 1894-1973
クーパー, メリアン・C
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English (403)
Spanish (45)
German (38)
French (33)
Italian (8)
Danish (3)
Catalan (3)
Dutch (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Persian (1)
Finnish (1)
Afrikaans (1)
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