Another slice of America in his time offered by Vidor in The Wedding Night (1935), a romance starring Gary Cooper and Anna Sten. Helen Vinson also impresses as Cooper’s wife.
Shirley Temple in 1934, Part 2: The Movies
A brief look at each of Shirley Temple’s five major feature film appearances during her breakthrough year of 1934: Stand Up and Cheer!, Little Miss Marker, Baby Take a Bow, Now and Forever and Bright Eyes.
City Streets (1931) Starring Gary Cooper and Sylvia Sidney
A look at the most stylized of the 1931 gangster movies, Rouben Mamoulian’s City Streets (1931) from Paramount, starring Gary Cooper and Sylvia Sidney.
The Rise of Gary Cooper Covered by His Hometown Helena Newspaper
Early coverage of Gary Cooper by his hometown Helena Independent newspaper. Includes a 1924 political cartoon by Gary Cooper.
Bright Leaf (1950), Gary Cooper Takes Over Big Tobacco
Gary Cooper shines in “Bright Leaf” a story of tobacco in the late 19th century. Not so brilliant is Cooper’s love triangle with Lauren Bacall and Patricia Neal.
Devil and the Deep (1932) Starring Charles Laughton and Tallulah Bankhead
A detailed look at Paramount’s Devil and the Deep (1932) starring Tallulah Bankhead and Gary Cooper, with Cary Grant and introducing Charles Laughton to American audiences as the paranoid submarine commander.
Watching Wings (1927) for the First Time
A look at William Wellman’s Wings (1927) after watching it for the first time. Air battles and It Girl Clara Bow highlight this first Best Picture Oscar winner.
First Impressions: Bright Leaf (1950) Starring Gary Cooper
Brief first impressions of Bright Leaf (1950) written shortly after a first viewing. Starring Gary Cooper with Lauren Bacall and Patricia Neal.
Big Cast in MGM’s 1951 anthology It’s a Big Country
8 uneven vignettes makes up the disappointing 1951 American Anthology, It’s a Big Country. Big stars-Gary Cooper, Fredric March, William Powell-little ideas.
Gary Cooper by Cynthia Potts
A biography of film legend Gary Cooper accompanied by images of Gary Cooper Movie Cards and Movie Collectibles including Coop as a cowboy.