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Pierson, Frank R.

Works: 167 works in 456 publications in 7 languages and 13,099 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Film and video adaptations  History  Exhibition catalogs  Parodies, imitations, etc  Fiction  Biography  Musical films  Interviews 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Scenarist, Speaker, Performer, Editor, dir
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Frank R Pierson
Publications by Frank R Pierson
Publications by Frank R Pierson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Frank R Pierson
Most widely held works by Frank R Pierson
Cool hand Luke by Stuart Rosenberg( visu )
36 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,702 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( visu )
34 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,981 libraries worldwide
The story of a botched bank robbery that occurred August 22, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York and turned into a bizarre hostage situation lasting all day
Conspiracy by Frank R Pierson( visu )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,026 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 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 936 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( visu )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 904 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 ( visu )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 895 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
In country ( visu )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 586 libraries worldwide
Dramatic portrayal of a reclusive war vet and his 17 year old niece as they struggle to heal the wounds of Vietnam
A star is born by Frank R Pierson( visu )
13 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 484 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
Cat Ballou by Elliot Silverstein( visu )
12 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 442 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
Have gun-- will travel ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
Contains 7 episodes from the first season
Soldier's girl ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
The true story of 21-year-old Army private Barry Winchell who falls in love with a trans-gendered night club singer. Barry ignites the jealous fury of his homophobic brothers-in-arms, particularly his roommate Justin, an anti-social misfit
Citizen Cohn ( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Ruthless, destructive, power hungry and insatiable, attorney Roy Cohn, a leader in convicting possible Communists during the McCarhy era, could make or break the strongest men in America just for the thrill of the kill
Lakota woman ( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 267 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 ( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 241 libraries worldwide
A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 to protect the right of freedom of expression
The Anderson tapes ( visu )
11 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 221 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
A star is born by Max Steiner( visu )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Struggling singer Esther Hoffman's life is forever changed the nigyht fading rock star John Howard Norman staggers drunkenly into the small nightclub where she works. He gives her a career. She gives him her love. But the world won't let them have both
Writing for film ( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 114 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
King of the gypsies ( visu )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 98 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
The looking glass war ( visu )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 89 libraries worldwide
In exchange for political asylum, Polish defector Fred Leiser agrees to return behind the Iron Curtain to confirm the suspicions of the British Security Chief that East Germany is building a rocket in violation of the disarmament pact. Once in East Berlin, Leiser falls in love with a beautiful young girl and the couple decides to flee the espionage experts, both East and West, to start a new life together. But they soon find themselves pawns in a brutal game where the stakes are human lives
Paradise ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 84 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
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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
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