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Pierson, Frank R.

Works: 127 works in 498 publications in 8 languages and 14,188 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television series  Film adaptations  Historical television programs  Musical films  Western television programs  Television programs  Historical films  Western films  Comedy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Author, Scenarist, Speaker, Performer, dir, Editor, fmd
Classifications: PN1992.77, 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 Robert Drivas( visu )
46 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,804 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 )
44 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,071 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
Mad Men by Matthew Weiner( visu )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,172 libraries worldwide
Set in the captivating world of 1960s New York, Mad Men continues to follow iconic ad man Don Draper, his colleagues and his family
Conspiracy by Frank R Pierson( visu )
43 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,099 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
Presumed innocent by Alan J Pakula( visu )
36 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,012 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 )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 887 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
Have gun-- will travel ( visu )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 765 libraries worldwide
Professional gunfighter Paladin was a West Point graduate who, now that the Civil War is over, has firmly settled into San Francisco's Hotel Carlton where he has been awaiting responses to his trademark business cards
A star is born by George Cukor( visu )
23 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 658 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 by Bobbie Ann Mason( visu )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 595 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( visu )
18 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 492 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 ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 364 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
Citizen Cohn ( visu )
13 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 312 libraries worldwide
"La notoriedad destruye a algunos, a otros los glorifica. Una de las figuras recientes más injuriadas y terminadas en la historia norteamericana fue Roy Marcus Cohn, quien saboreó cada momento de su controvertida carrera, cobrando fuerza con cada uno de sus triunfos. Roy Cohn, brillante abogado y manipulador, cuyo nombre está intimamente ligado a las cacerías comunistas de brujas de los años cincuenta. Hombre despiadado e implacable, con poder para arruinar crreras y desruir vidas. Cohn fungio como fiscal en el famoso juicio de los Rosenberg, acusados de espías, derrotó a Robert Kennedy por el puesto de consejero de McCarthy y midio fuerzas con muchas de las personalidades de la Guerra Fría".-- En el envase
Dirty pictures ( visu )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 libraries worldwide
A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 to protect the right of freedom of expression
Lakota woman by August Schellenberg( visu )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 238 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
The Anderson tapes by Sidney Lumet( visu )
11 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 225 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 ( visu )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 133 libraries worldwide
A compelling tale of New York's 'gypsies' and their criminal unerdworld. Dave, the grandson and heir apparent to the dying 'King', is torn between his legacy and the outside world, and is soon faced with a decision that will forever alter his life and the lives of those around him
The looking glass war ( visu )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Multiple languages and held by 95 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
Writing for film ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 93 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
Paradise ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 78 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
A nation lost and found : 1936 America remembered by ordinary and extraordinary people ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
A Nation Lost and Found provides an extraordinary look at the moving personal stories of people who lived through the turbulent mid-1930's - a period in which the spirit of the individual, and the collective spirit of a nation, were awakened
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Alternative Names
Frank Pierson Amerikaans filmregisseur (1925-2012)
Frank Pierson réalisateur américain
Frank Pierson regista statunitense
Frank Pierson scenarzysta i reżyser amerykański
Frank Pierson US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor, Filmregisseur und Filmproduzent
Pierson, Frank
Pierson Frank 1925-....
Pierson, Frank 1925-2012
Pierson, Frank R.
Pierson, Frank R. 1925-
Pierson, Frank R. 1925-2012
Pierson, Frank Romer.
Pierson, Frank Romer 1925-2012
Пирсон, Фрэнк
פרנק פירסון
فرانک پیرسون فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی
피어슨, 프랭크 1925-2012
弗兰克·皮尔森 Film director
English (253)
Spanish (21)
German (17)
French (16)
Italian (6)
Multiple languages (4)
Japanese (1)
Portuguese (1)
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