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Author Sandomir, Richard, author.

Title The pride of the Yankees : Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the making of a classic / Richard Sandomir.

Publication Info. New York : Hachette Books, 2017.

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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    791.4372 SAN    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    791.4372 SAN    Available
 PAS Villa Parke Branch Non-Fiction    791.4372 SAN    Available
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 293 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-280) and index.
Contents A brilliant career, a tragic death -- Hollywood beckons the widow Gehrig -- The tears of a mogul -- In search of Lou Gehrig -- Babe on film -- Not all Yankees welcome -- The producer and the star -- Eleanor: defender of Lou's legacy -- Teresa Wright will not do cheesecake! -- Becoming Lou: Cooper learns to play baseball -- Did Cooper, a right-hander, become Gehrig, a left-hander? -- Mama's boy -- "Lou seems to have become more Gary Cooper than Lou Gehrig" -- Words for all time -- A screening -- "Luckiest man" in the South Pacific -- Epilogue: Cooper says good-bye.
Summary The New York times award-winning sports columnist shares the behind-the-scenes story of how the classic film "Pride of the Yankees" came to be created.
Subject Pride of the Yankees (Motion picture)
Gehrig, Lou, 1903-1941 -- Drama.
Cooper, Gary, 1901-1961.
New York Yankees (Baseball team) -- Drama.
Baseball players -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- Patients -- Drama.
ISBN 9780316355056 (hardcover)
0316355054 (hardcover)

 
    
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