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Gary Cooper: American Hero

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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 ...more
ebook, 415 pages
Published February 27th 2001 by Cooper Square Press
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Jan 07, 2013 Pat rated it it was amazing
A thorough account of the life and film career of Gary Cooper. It would seem that if ever there was a natural born film actor, it was Gary. Many times, directors, reviewers and fellow actors are quoted as saying that during filming of a scene, it would often appear as if Cooper had missed the mark, hadn't done much of anything; until they saw how effective Cooper's understated technique was when captured by the camera. His private life, particularly his womanizing, was as legendary as his own sc ...more
Good biography of this film star and American icon. He grew up on a ranch!
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