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Pierson, Frank R.

Works: 180 works in 486 publications in 5 languages and 13,494 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Exhibition catalogs  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction  Interviews  Biography  Musical films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Author, Scenarist, Speaker, Performer, Editor, dir
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Frank R Pierson
Most widely held works by Frank R Pierson
Cool hand Luke by Robert Drivas( Visual )
29 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 2,747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lucas Jackson is a man who refuses to be nailed down, conform to rules and regulations, or fit into society, and now, he's on a chain gang. He's a likable enough guy, always smiling, always ready for a little fun. He eats 50 hard-boiled eggs on a bet and collects all the money in the camp. He's more or less like the people he hangs around with, except he won't be pushed. He knows his own mind. This makes him the only prisoner with guts enough to talk back to the bosses and the only one with nerve enough to escape. That Luke, he's a cool hand
Dog day afternoon by Sidney Lumet( Visual )
36 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a botched bank robbery on August 22, 1972 in Brooklyn that turned into a bizarre hostage situation. Based on a true incident
Conspiracy by Frank R Pierson( Visual )
27 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On January 20, 1942, 15 German officials attended a conference at Wannsee - on the outskirts of Berlin. The meeting comprised of mid-ranking SS commanders and a variety of government ministers. The meeting was organized by SS Major Adolf Eichmann under the direction of Chief of Security Reinhard Heydrich. It was a polite conference, but under this thin veneer of manners lay an evil intent. By the end of the meeting, the fate of six million lives would be decided and the shape of the world would be altered forever
Mad men ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mad Men is back and plunges into the seductive and intriguing world of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. Jon Hamm and the rest of the award-winning cast continue to mesmerize as they adapt .to changing times, social revolution, and a radical world. Lust is back. Adultery is back. Deception is back
Presumed innocent by Alan J Pakula( Visual )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rusty Sabich's been swept up in an obsessive affair with a coworker in the prosecutor's office. When she is murdered, he's asked to lead the investigation. Then, astonishingly, he's accused of the crime. He's the perfect suspect and his fight to clear his name pulls him into a whirlpool of lies and secrets
Truman ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
President Truman led the nation through the end of World War II, the beginning of the Cold War, the struggle for civil rights and the creation of the United Nations
A star is born by Max Steiner( Visual )
20 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rock star John Norman Howard has noticed that his career has begun to decline. Too many years of concerts, bad managers and life on the road have made him cynical. Then he meets the innocent, pure and very talented singer Esther Hoffman. John shows Esther the way to stardom while forsaking his own career. As they fall in love, her success only makes his decline even more apparent
In country ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatic portrayal of a reclusive war vet and his 17 year old niece as they struggle to heal the wounds of Vietnam
Cat Ballou by Elliot Silverstein( Visual )
12 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Western Comedy of a young schoolteacher who becomes an outlaw leader to get revenge on the community responsible for her father's death
Soldier's girl ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The true story of 21-year-old Army private Barry Winchell who falls in love with a trans-genered night club singer. Barry ignites the jealous fury of his homophobic brothers-in-arms, particularly his roommate Justin, an anti-social misfit
Have gun-- will travel ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A statement on a business card is adorned with a chess-piece knight and heralds the professional services of Paladin. Based at the Hotel Carlton in San Francisco, and assisted by his manservant, Hey Boy, Paladin is an intelligent yet mysterious loner as well as a man of many talents, including detective, bodyguard, courier, sleuth and bounty hunter. When the situation is desperate, Paladin is the man to wire
Citizen Cohn ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ruthless, destructive, power hungry and insatiable, attorney Roy Cohn could make or break the strongest men in America just for the thrill of the kill
Lakota woman ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anger that's been swirling for 100 years finally explodes like a force of nature. This is the inspiring, true story of the 1973 uprising that united Native Americans in their fight for survival. One woman rises from ignorance and fear to meet the challenge of her proud heritage during a bloody siege in which 2,000 Native Americans stood their ground and vowed never to be silent again
Dirty pictures ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 to protect the right of freedom of expression
The Anderson tapes ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newly released from prison, an ex-con assembles his professional pals and plans a multi-million dollar robbery of an entire luxury apartment house. He is unaware that a hoard of lawmen are recording their activities
King of the gypsies ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saga of three generations of a violent gypsy family in America and the struggle that ensues after the clan's dying leader names his defiant grandson Dave as heir to the gypsy throne, thus passing over Dave's father who has long coveted the crown
Writing for film ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interviews with four film script writers at the 1988 Year of the Writer conference held at the AFTRS. Discusses various aspects of scriptwriting
The looking glass war ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Polish defector Leiser is promised political asylum in England if he will go back behind the Iron Curtain to confirm the suspicions of British Security Chief LeClerc that East Germany is building a rocket in violation of the disarmament pact
Paradise ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enter the world of Bobby Paradise, a former astronaut who discovered God during a crisis in space and upon his return became a prominent minister. His power and success are jeopardized when he finds his family at the center of sexual scandal, government investigation and a murderous secret
Frantic by Roman Polanski( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frantic: After his wife disappears in Paris, American Richard Walker must confront a bewildering web of language, locale and bureaucracy as he scrambles to find her
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Alternative Names
Pierson, Frank
Pierson Frank 1925-....
Pierson, Frank 1925-2012
Pierson, Frank R
Pierson, Frank R. 1925-
Pierson, Frank Romer.
Pierson, Frank Romer 1925-2012