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Cooper, Merian C.

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King Kong by Merian C Cooper( Visual )

201 editions published between 1933 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 5,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young and beautiful actress Ann Darrow is from the world of 1930s vaudeville, who is down on her luck. She meets Carl Denham, an over-ambitious filmmaker, who brings her on an exploratory expedition to Skull Island where she finds compassion and the true meaning of humanity with an ape named Kong. Together, beauty and beast finally meet their fate in New York, where the filmmaker has taken and displayed the ape in the quest of finding his fame by using commercial exploitation which ultimately leads to catastrophe, including the man who falls in love with Ann and plays an unlikely hero by trying to save her from Kong and her destiny
The quiet man by John Ford( Visual )

39 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,260 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 )

74 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 1,402 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 )

32 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara are embroiled in an epic battle with the Apaches and each other. Wayne leads his Calvary troops to the Rio Grande to fight a warring tribe. His toughest battle lies ahead when his unorthodox plan to outwit the elusive Apaches leads to a possible court-martial. Locked in a bloody war, he must fight not only to save his family, but also to redeem his honor
Fort Apache by John Ford( Visual )

27 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The soldiers at Fort Apache may disagree with the tactics of their glory-seeking new commander. But to a man, they're duty bound to obey - even when it means almost certain disaster
She wore a yellow ribbon by John Ford( Visual )

23 editions published between 1949 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A desperately short-staffed cavalry outpost must try to stop an Indian invasion
The searchers by John Ford( Visual )

22 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,027 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 )

7 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in English and French and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the four March sisters, Jo, Beth, Amy, and Meg, who come of age during the American Civil War while their father is away serving as a minister to the troops
Sands of Iwo Jima by Allan Dwan( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sgt. Stryker, a hard-nosed Marine sergeant, must mold a company of raw recruits into a combat-ready fighting machine. Feared by many and hated by all, Stryker's training is soon put to the test in a full-scale assault against the Japanese on Iwo Jima
King Kong : complete 1933 film score by Max Steiner( Recording )

25 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 493 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 )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 488 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 )

32 editions published between 1925 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiqué sur la jaquette : "Trois journalistes, futurs réalisateurs de KING KONG, vont à la rencontre d'un peuple kurde oublié, les Bakhtiar. Ils l'accompagnent alors dans sa grande migration vers des paturages plus verts de la Perse. La traversée mouvementée d'un large fleuve par les hommes et leurs troupeaux et l'ascension spectaculaire des parois verticales de la montagne font de GRASS un documentaire mythique, estimé par les historiens comme le meilleur après NANOOK."
Mighty Joe Young by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

12 editions published between 1949 and 2005 in English and French 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 2006 in English and held by 337 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
Wagon master by John Ford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2009 in English and French and held by 275 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
Grass by Merian C Cooper( Book )

14 editions published between 1925 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King Kong( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Denham is a filmmaker and entrepreneur who leads an expedition to Skull Island. The island is a place where time has stood still. The natives pay homage to the one whom they revere as "Kong", and who is, indeed, king of the island. Denham, together with his beautiful starlet, Ann Darrow, and the crew of the ship, investigate the strange ritual being performed on the island by its native population. Ann finds herself captured by the natives and is to become the bride of the mysterious "Kong." The ship's first mate, Jack Driscoll, who is in love with Ann, manages to rescue her from the clutches of "Kong". Denham then arranges to capture the creature, whom he calls "King Kong" and takes him back to New York
She( Visual )

6 editions published between 1935 and 2014 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Producer Merian C. Cooper (King Kong) employed 5,000 actors and stunt people, huge sets and every special effect to create this epic adventure, in which a man (Randolph Scott) searches for the flame of eternal life in the middle of arctic Asia
Chang : a drama of the wilderness( Visual )

21 editions published between 1927 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 195 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!
3 godfathers by John Ford( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 178 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
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King Kong
Alternative Names
Cooper, M.

Cooper, M. C. 1894-1973

Cooper, Marian C.

Cooper, Marian C., 1893-1973

Cooper, Merian

Cooper Merian 1893-1973

Cooper, Merian C.

Cooper, Merian C., 1894-1973

Cooper, Merian C. (Merian Caldwell)

Cooper, Merian Caldwell

Cooper, Merian Coldwell 1894-1973

Merian C. Cooper Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1893-1973)

Merian C. Cooper regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense

Merian C. Cooper US-amerikanischer Pilot, Abenteurer, Schauspieler, Regisseur, Drehbuchautor und Produzent

Merian Caldwell Cooper

Merian Cooper reżyser amerykański, producent filmowy, lotnik

Meridian C. Cooper

Купер, Мериан

Меріан К. Купер

مریان کوپر

ميرين كوبر

クーパー, マリアン・C

クーパー, メリアン・C




The quiet manKing KongFort ApacheThe searchersLittle womenSands of Iwo JimaKing Kong : complete 1933 film scoreThe lost patrol