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Garden of Evil (1954): Starring Gary Cooper and Richard Widmark

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 22, 2020

It does feel like one of the grand old westerns we left behind in more recent years. It’s a big picture in the horizontal majesty of widescreen, Glorious Technicolor, backed by the only score Bernard Hermann would ever arrange for the West. There’s little doubt we are in for a spectacle read more

Friendly Persuasion (1956): Gary Cooper’s Quaker Clan

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jan 6, 2020

The when is 1862. The where is Southern Indiana. We find ourselves in the throes of Quaker country as envisioned by novelist Jessamyn West and brought to the screen by his eminence, William Wyler. What follows is a lovely opening gambit with a goose about as anthropomorphic as they come without comp read more

The Westerner (1940): Made by Walter Brenna and Gary Cooper

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Dec 20, 2019

I do appreciate older films running their credits at the beginning, and I make a habit of perusing them for familiar names. More often than not, I’m rewarded in some small regard. However, The Westerner features a rather unusual notice:  “This story is legend founded on fact and, with t read more

Flicker Alley: Clara Bow and Gary Cooper in Children of Divorce (1927)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Dec 21, 2016

To contemplate Clara Bow and Gary Cooper together onscreen is to fear these irresistibly watchable stars will cancel each other out. After all, what else could happen when two performers who consistently steal scenes in other films appear with each other? In the 1927 silent Children of Divorce, noth read more

TCM SUMMER UNDER THE STARS BLOGATHON: DAY 30: FEATURING GARY COOPER

In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood Posted by Crystal Kalyana on Aug 31, 2015

Gary Cooper is perhaps the most versatile actor the world has known. In a career spanning thirty six years, he has appeared in an array of films which stem from the silent era to 1960, showcasing his indelible talents in every genre, where he displayed a screen persona that would inherit him the tit read more

Gary Cooper and Audrey Hepburn find... Love in the Afternoon (1957)

Love Letters to Old Hollywood Posted by Michaela on Aug 28, 2015

The Summer Under the Stars celebration continues! Previously I wrote about Fred Astaire and Debbie Reynolds, but my last entry will be on that gorgeous hunk of man named Gary Cooper, whose day on TCM is the 30th. The rest of the blogathon's roster is constantly being updated and can be found here. read more

New From Warner Archive: Gary Cooper in The Adventures of Marco Polo (1938)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Sep 10, 2014

Welcome to 13th century China, Samuel Goldwyn-style. There's a Chinese princess played by Norwegian-American Sigrid Gurie, Kublai Khan is Philadelphia-born George Barbier and the devious emperor's advisor is Brit-to-the-bone Basil Rathbone. To be fair, there are a wide array of Asian faces among th read more

The Best Films of Gary Cooper

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 31, 2014

1. High Noon 2. The Pride of the Yankees 3. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town 4. Ball of Fire 5. Sergeant York 6. Meet John Doe 7. Beau Geste 8. Friendly Persuasion 9. The Westerner 10. Man of the West 11. Morocco 12. The Virginian 13. The Lives of a Bengal Lancer 14. Love in the Afternoon 15. A Farewell to Ar read more

The Best Films of Gary Cooper

4 Star Films Posted by 4 Star Film Fan on Jul 31, 2014

1. High Noon 2. The Pride of the Yankees 3. Mr. Deeds Goes to Town 4. Ball of Fire 5. Sergeant York 6. Meet John Doe 7. Beau Geste 8. Friendly Persuasion 9. The Westerner 10. Man of the West 11. Morocco 12. The Virginian 13. The Lives of a Bengal Lancer 14. Love in the Afternoon 15. A Farewell to Ar read more

Fantasyland! If Gary Cooper was my boyfriend ...

Stardust Posted by Vanessa Buttino on Jan 25, 2014

Fantasyland! If Gary Cooper was my boyfriend ... Fantasyland! is a new concept here at Stardust. Consider this my outlet for living out my classic-film infused fantasies and dreams. First on the list of things to imagine in all it's glorious-ness: If Gary Cooper was my boyfriend ... If Gary read more

Jimmy Takes a Vacation, Clint Fights a Grizzly, and George Gobel Channels Gary Cooper

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on Nov 18, 2013

Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962). In the best of his 1960s family comedies, James Stewart plays Roger Hobbs, a successful St. Louis banker who has spent too much time in the office. His plans for a quiet vacation are dashed when he learns that his wife Peggy (Maureen O'Hara) has invited the en read more

Pawsome Pet Pictures: Leslie Howard, Carole Lombard and Gary Cooper.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jul 24, 2013

Great picture of Leslie Howard, Carole Lombard, Gary Cooper and what looks like an Afghan Hound. Picture taken in 1933. read more

Stardust Spotlight: Gary Cooper

Stardust Posted by Vanessa Buttino on Jun 25, 2013

Stardust Spotlight: Gary Cooper Let me tell you why I love Gary Cooper so much. Ummmm ... I think we should all stop and stare for a few minutes. Now, his name has been bandied about on my blog numerous times - enough for you all to think I'm slightly obsessed with the man, which I am read more

Pawsome Pet Pictures: Gary Cooper. (2)

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Jun 5, 2013

Personal Quote:  "The only achievement I am really proud of is the friends I have made in this community". read more

Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Gary Cooper

Classic Movie Hub Blog Posted by minooallen on May 7, 2013

  Happy Birthday to Classic Movie Legend, Gary Cooper, Born May 7th, 1901! In an episode of the Sopranos, Mob Boss Tony Soprano asks “What ever happened to Gary Cooper?” Of course he’s not actually talking about the actual Gary Cooper. The real Gary Cooper was laid to rest decades before read more

Gary Cooper: Super Duper Style.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Feb 9, 2013

In 1946, when Irving Berlin wrote the lyrics to his 1928 song “Puttin’ on the Ritz” he added the line: “Dressed up like a million-dollar trouper/Tryin’ hard to look like Gary Cooper/Super Duper.” In an interview, his daughter Janis told The Hollywood Repo read more

Love Hollywood Style: Gary Cooper.

Noir and Chick Flicks Posted by Dawn Sample on Feb 9, 2013

My favorite actor, Gary Cooper, had been one of Hollywood's favorite leading men for over 30 years and had several high-profile relationships with actresses: Starting with in 1927 Gary was chosen by the silent movie star Clara Bow, to play a reporter in her film, "IT"(1927). Clara, fell in lov read more

Taking the Long Way To...Gary Cooper

A Person in the Dark Posted by FlickChick on Nov 21, 2012

Yup, I've been a real chump about appreciating Gary Cooper. It took me long enough, but, finally, here I am - just loving the man. It's really not my fault. My first introduction to Gary was his work during the 1950s, the time when Hollywood starred its aging leading men with young female stars read more

2012 tcm SUTS Blogathon Day 26: Gary Cooper

ScribeHard on Film Posted by ScribeHard on Aug 26, 2012

Today we have the pleasure of watching one of Classic Hollywood’s timeless everyman, Gary Cooper. First up is Margaret Perry of The Great Katharine Hepburn with her take on Cooper in a wonderful comedy, Ball of Fire. Next, Sean from The Joy and Agony of Movies offers a his own take on Cooper read more

Day 26: Gary Cooper

Sittin' on a Backyard Fence Posted by Michael Nazarewycz on Aug 26, 2012

Today the TCM Summer Under the Stars spotlight shines brightly on the handsome and talented everyman, Gary Cooper. read more
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