Gary Cooper: American Hero

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Rowman & Littlefield, 2001 - 379 páginas
Published to coincide with his centennial in May 2001, this definitive biography of a Hollywood icon portrays actor Gary Cooper as a man of complex and sophisticated tastes, as well as large appetites. Meyers offers a riveting, inside look at Cooper's career; his tempestuous relationships with Grace Kelly, Ingrid Bergman, Clara Bow, and Tallulah Bankhead; and his legendary friendship with Ernest Hemingway.
 

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Well researched biography of Gary Cooper. The book included interviews with many who knew and worked with Cooper and the author had extensive assistance from Cooper's daughter. There are extensive ... Ler resenha completa

GARY COOPER: An American Hero

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The indefatigably prolific Meyers (Bogart: A Life in Hollywood, 1997, etc.) continues to work his way through the major icons of American film. Gary Cooper didn't set out to be an actor. Given a ... Ler resenha completa

Conteúdo

Montana 19011909
1
Dunstable and Grinnell 19101924
10
Stuntman to Star 19241927
26
Lupe Velez and The Virginian 19281929
43
The Man in Morocco 19301931
53
Breakdown and the Countess di Frasso 19311932
70
Paramount Star 19321933
82
Marriage to Rocky 19331934
98
Hollywood Politics 19441947
189
The Fountainhead and Patricia Neal 19481951
214
High Noon 19511952
236
The Wandering Years 19521954
253
Love in the Afternoon 19551958
274
The Long Day Wanes 19581959
291
Death of a Hero 19601961
308
Notes
325

American Apollo 19351937
111
Keep Shooting 19381941
130
Homespun Killer 1941
148
New Guinea 19421943
158
Hemingway and For Whom the Bell Tolls 19411944
171
Coopers Films
361
Bibliography
363
Index
369
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Jeffrey Meyers is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and the author of Hemingway: Life into Art, Scott Fitzgerald, Edgar Allen Poe, and Joseph Conrad (all four titles available from Cooper Square Press). He lives in Berkeley, California.

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