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Gary Cooper: American Hero
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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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