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Thu Feb 12 22:11:08 2015 UTClccn-no900105700.06Anthony Browne's King Kong /0.211.00The amazingly true adventures of Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack, the creators of King Kong /5122866Merian_C._Cooperno 900105702752530Cooper, M.Cooper, M. C. 1894-1973Cooper, Marian C.Cooper, MerianCooper Merian 1893-1973Cooper, Merian C.Cooper, Merian Coldwell 1894-1973クーパー, メリアン・Clccn-n80034938Wallace, Edgar1875-1932antcreautccpfast-987654King Kong (Fictitious character)lccn-n79064952Ford, John1894-1973profmddrtautlccn-no95005960Warner Home Video (Firm)lccn-n50082580RKO Radio Picturesprolccn-n86041341Schoedsack, Ernest B.1893-1979prfsceprorsgdrtcngausflmautphtlccn-n79046229Wayne, John1907-1979cstprfactlccn-n80050589Armstrong, Robert1890-1973prfactlccn-n86138443Argosy Pictures Corporationprolccn-n94077667Rose, Ruth1896-1978wamsceccpantausautactCooper, Merian C.DramaFilm adaptationsFictionJuvenile worksHistoryPictorial worksWestern filmsHorror filmsFilm and video adaptationsLove storiesKing Kong (Fictitious character)United StatesActressesNew York (State)--New YorkHuman-animal relationshipsMotion picture producers and directorsUnited States, WestIndian captivitiesGorillaFrontier and pioneer lifeIrelandMan-woman relationshipsSistersMarch family (Fictitious characters)New EnglandManners and customsSoldiersFamiliesDowryComanche IndiansWhites--Relations with IndiansRacismMotion picturesMotion picture industryAfricaApesPoachingNew York (State)--New York--ManhattanCuriosities and wondersAmericansApache Indians--WarsNorth America--Rio GrandeYoung womenBakhtiari (Iranian people)Mothers and daughtersHuntingShipwrecksMonstersBoxers (Sports)ArizonaGuard dutyCommand of troopsFortificationArizona--Fort ApacheShipwreck survivalBrigands and robbersGuardian and wardBank robberiesBrazil--Rio de JaneiroEntertainers189319731922192419251926192719281929193219331934193519471948194919501952195319551956196019641965196619681970197119751976197719781979198019811983198419851986198719881989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420260289959791.4372PN1997ocn048476065ocn123378015ocn074452626ocn070169246ocn436307452ocn044386724ocn048049659ocn657680232ocn046689757ocn173024162ocn065404055ocn045032453ocn027326351ocn046689757ocn025422105ocn027463657ocn026740783ocn039490862ocn028511406ocn676623302ocn046689757ocn027463657ocn156288480ocn494407087ocn032839010ocn009741239ocn013233999ocn020382860ocn773939716ocn064580115ocn034929163ocn583078149ocn898591935ocn780823266ocn781385663ocn074870635ocn780823217ocn470263380ocn461792007ocn781302407ocn421562539ocn871437516ocn799437341ocn799700380ocn691265638ocn691708935ocn691708353ocn673701232ocn676488587ocn691923240ocn691813484ocn676396475ocn896994141ocn673681410ocn421946296ocn743144656ocn743144466ocn801748344ocn779686719ocn896994141ocn753061106ocn753474626ocn552097282ocn753088996ocn743144656ocn743144466ocn743021598ocn743012859ocn743136570ocn801748344ocn743021426ocn859142350ocn864750687ocn892115000ocn723641281ocn6912663395599209ocn063183318visu19330.19Cooper, Merian CKing KongCriticism, interpretation, etcFictionDramaHorror filmsFilm adaptationsA 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+-+K070125425217334ocn051218484visu19520.19Ford, JohnThe quiet manHistoryFictionDramaFilm adaptationsLove storiesJohn 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+-+0554170006324114441ocn002823566book19320.08Lovelace, Delos WKing KongJuvenile worksFictionA 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+-+6864893995109028ocn051243942visu19500.19Ford, JohnRio GrandeDramaFilm adaptationsA Cavalry unit on the Mexican border in the 1880s conducts a campaign against marauding Indians106527ocn123378015visu19480.21Ford, JohnFort ApacheDramaThis 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+-+1628034696103817ocn123378041visu19490.20Ford, JohnShe wore a yellow ribbonHistoryDramaWestern filmsFilm adaptationsThe story of a U.S. Cavalry captain's last days in service on the western frontier in 187696614ocn145734594visu19560.22Ford, JohnThe searchersFictionDramaWestern filmsFilm adaptationsWestern film about a Confederate war veteran who tracks down the Indians who killed his brother and sister-in-law and carried off their daughter+-+83280346968513ocn048476065visu19330.18Alcott, Louisa MayLittle womenHistoryJuvenile worksFictionDramaFilm and video adaptationsFilm adaptationsThis tale centers on the March household: mother "Marmee" and her four daughters; Meg, Amy, Beth and Jo, and chronicles this New England family's joys and tribulations during the Civil War. The girls are committed to "showing father proud," father being a minister gone off to meet the spiritual needs of Yankee soldiers at war. Buoyed by their mother, the girls learn the meaning of giving and sacrifice with a jollity that may be off-putting to jaded 21st century viewers, especially when faced with the March girls presenting a "play" in their living room to the delight of invited neighbors and the consternation of one cantankerous but lovable aunt. The girls' placid lives are disrupted when one sibling falls ill, and the story becomes as real as life, at its most joyful and painful+-+521263469632450914ocn062196581rcrd20050.11Lovelace, Delos WKing KongFictionThe mighty gorilla, King Kong, is vanquished by his love for a woman+-+42960613253244646ocn074452626visu19910.23Freeland, ThorntonFlying down to RioDramaPilot 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 Rio43224ocn045032453visu19250.54Grass a nation's battle for lifeHistoryA 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 tribes37410ocn062324536visu19490.16Schoedsack, Ernest BMighty Joe YoungDramaMighty 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 rampage3222ocn070169246visu19340.24Ford, JohnThe lost patrolDramaA terse drama about British cavalrymen lost in the Mesopotamian desert during World War I. They are pursued constantly by Arab sharpshooters. When the leader of the patrol is killed, McLaglen takes charge of the eleven ragged survivors+-+343373469632429715ocn031745300book19810.06Browne, AnthonyAnthony Browne's King KongJuvenile worksFictionPictorial worksInformation: 1st American ed. Adapted from King Kong; novelization by Delos Wheeler Lovelace; originally published by Grossett & Dunlap, c1932+-+82342163142648ocn000649294book19250.70Cooper, Merian CGrass2523ocn436307452visu19500.22Ford, JohnWagon masterHistoryDramaA 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 hideout21217ocn046689757visu19270.60Chang a drama of the wildernessDramaThe 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!17310ocn173974075visu19320.21Schoedsack, Ernest BThe most dangerous gameDramaFilm adaptations"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 screen1717ocn070180734visu19970.20Ford, John3 godfathersFictionDramaJohn 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 Pedro1622ocn062704229book20050.08Golden, ChristopherKing Kong : a novelizationFictionThe novelization of the new film follows the discovery on a remote island of the giant ape, the beast's ill-fated affection for a young woman, and his capture and exploitation by greedy would-be entrepreneur Carl Denham+-+46485016964113ocn056895256book20050.24Vaz, Mark CottaLiving dangerously : the adventures of Merian C. Cooper, creator of King KongBiographyExplorer, war hero, filmmaker, and cinema pioneer Merian C. Cooper--the adventurer who created King Kong--was truly larger than life. "Pictures cannot be made from an executive's desk," "Coop" declared, and so he went to the far corners of the globe, with a motion picture camera in tow, in an era when those corners were truly unknown, untamed, and unforgiving. Cooper was one of the first bomber pilots in World War I. He then turned his attention to producing documentary films that chronicled his encounters with savage warriors, man-eating tigers, nomadic tribes, and elephant stampedes. He was the first to team Fred Astaire with Ginger Rogers, arranged Katharine Hepburn's screen test, collaborated with John Ford on Hollywood's greatest Westerns, and introduced Cinerama, the original "virtual reality." He returned to military service during World War II, flying missions into the heart of enemy territory in China.--From publisher description+-+9127155596734ocn233972387file20080.13Vaz, Mark CottaLiving dangerously the adventures of Merian C. Cooper, creator of King KongBiographyExplorer, war hero, filmmaker, and cinema pioneer Merian C. Cooper--the adventurer who created King Kong--was truly larger than life. "Pictures cannot be made from an executive's desk," "Coop" declared, and so he went to the far corners of the globe, with a motion picture camera in tow, in an era when those corners were truly unknown, untamed, and unforgiving. Cooper was one of the first bomber pilots in World War I. He then turned his attention to producing documentary films that chronicled his encounters with savage warriors, man-eating tigers, nomadic tribes, and elephant stampedes. He was the first to team Fred Astaire with Ginger Rogers, arranged Katharine Hepburn's screen test, collaborated with John Ford on Hollywood's greatest Westerns, and introduced Cinerama, the original "virtual reality." He returned to military service during World War II, flying missions into the heart of enemy territory in China+-+6665778896324193ocn645633446rcrd20100.19Vaz, Mark CottaLiving dangerously [the adventures of Merian C. Cooper, creator of King Kong]BiographyExplorer, war hero, filmmaker, and cinema pioneer Merian C. Cooper--the adventurer who created King Kong--was truly larger than life. "Pictures cannot be made from an executive's desk," "Coop" declared, and so he went to the far corners of the globe, with a motion picture camera in tow, in an era when those corners were truly unknown, untamed, and unforgiving. Cooper was one of the first bomber pilots in World War I. He then turned his attention to producing documentary films that chronicled his encounters with savage warriors, man-eating tigers, nomadic tribes, and elephant stampedes. He was the first to team Fred Astaire with Ginger Rogers, arranged Katharine Hepburn's screen test, collaborated with John Ford on Hollywood's greatest Westerns, and introduced Cinerama, the original "virtual reality." He returned to military service during World War II, flying missions into the heart of enemy territory in China+-+215577889661ocn003179503book19270.96Cooper, Merian CThings men die for41ocn064118239book20000.96Harold B. Lee LibraryRegister to the Merian C. Cooper papersCatalogs41ocn173136504book20061.00Svehla, SusanThe amazingly true adventures of Merian C. Cooper & Ernest B. Schoedsack, the creators of King KongComic books, strips, etc+-+351911233632421ocn367554686book20001.00Harold B. Lee LibraryRegister to the Merian C. Cooper papers : MSS 2008HistoryBibliography CatalogsCatalogs21ocn715505413book20100.10Maqṣūdlū, BahmanʻAlaf : dāstān hā yi shigift va nā guftih11ocn077077091rcrd20061.00King Kong and the World of Merian C. Cooper11ocn501814265art19950.10Quigley, MartinCooper, Merian C.: Producer, DirectorBiography Dictionaries11ocn051604297book19641.00Cooper, Merian CAddressCd of an address by Merian C. Cooper about his film "King Kong."11ocn496116539visu19640.10Fries, MiltExplorers club, General James H. Doolittle and Merian C. CooperPhotograph caption dated September 1, 1964 reads, "Explorers. Gen. James H. Doolittle, right, and Explorers Club member Merian C. Cooper plan dinner for members of Doolittle's round-the-world crew 40 years ago."11ocn122608743mix1.00Behlmer, RudyHistoryPhotocopies of correspondence written and received by film historian Rudy Behlmer dealing with film producer-director Merian C. Cooper. Includes correspondence from Cooper. Originals are retained by the donor. Also includes two audiocassettes of an interview of Merian C.Cooper by Rudy Behlmer on April 3, 196511ocn367428649mix19961.00Dewar, Donald AInterviewInterview conducted by James V. D'Arc dealing with Dewar's tenure as vice president of Argosy Pictures Corporation and his dealings with Merian C. Cooper and John Ford. Dewar gives details on the working practices of Argosy and responds to questions about Argosy and its plans for production, entry into television, other projects, and working relationships with other studios11ocn853312021rcrd20061.00D'Arc, James VInterview with James D'Arc and Mark Cotta VazInterviewsInterview about the 1933 film King Kong and its director and co-producer Merian C. Cooper. Released during the Great Depression and in the year of Franklin D. Roosevelt's election, this film explored the theme of civilization vs. nature. D'Arc and Vaz accredit Cooper for much of the motion industries success and for building the bridge between the 19th and 20th centuries. They discuss parallels between Cooper and the film's star Carl Denham. They point out the influences in Cooper's life and the influence he had on his viewers11ocn874158705book20100.92Vaz, Mark CottaSzalone życie Meriana Coopera, twórcy King KongaBiography11ocn081143684mix19701.00Morgan, JohnPapersHistorySourcesThe papers consist of copy of "Films in Review" with an article by Rudy Behlmer about producer-director Merian C. Cooper, a photographic negative of a reconstructed score for "King Kong," and photocopies of 6 music sketches by Erich Wolfgang Korngold11ocn122535872visu1.00Cooper, Merian CMerian C. Cooper papersPhotographsArchivesCollection contains personal papers, business records, and photographs which document most aspects of Cooper's life and his varied careers. It includes information on documentary and feature motion picture production in the United States from the mid-1920s through the early 1950s, as well as information on world exploration, the United States Air Force (particularly during World War II), and early television. The collection also documents several film and writing projects by Cooper that never came to fruition, including his unproduced film biography of Lieutenant General Claire C. Chennault of Flying Tiger fame11ocn071061632mix1.00Roosevelt, KermitPapers of Kermit Roosevelt and Belle RooseveltHistoryCorrespondence, diaries, speeches, subject files, business and financial papers, printed materials, photographs, and other papers reflecting many aspects of the Roosevelts' social, personal, and business activities. Topics include Kermit Roosevelt's years at Groton School; 1909 hunting trip to Africa with his father, President Theodore Roosevelt, and 1925 hunting expedition to Central Asia and India; shipping concerns, especially Kerr Steamship Company, Roosevelt Steamship Company, and United States Lines Company; and Belle Roosevelt's conversations with President Franklin D. and Eleanor Roosevelt during World War II11ocn122497395mix19871.00Porter, ZoeHistoryInterviewsTypewritten interviews conducted by James V. D'Arc (1950- ) on 17 and 18 Feb. 1987. Porter discusses her career as a secretary and her experiences working for Cooper+-+K070125425+-+K070125425Fri Feb 13 10:34:32 EST 2015batch44872