Saturday, May 13, 2017


Who died this date in 1961...(born Frank James Cooper; May 7, 1901 – May 13, 1961) American film actor known for his natural, authentic, and understated acting style and screen performances. His career spanned thirty-five years, from 1925 to 1960, and included leading roles in eighty-four feature films. He was a major movie star from the end of the silent film era through the end of the golden age of Classical Hollywood. His screen persona appealed strongly to both men and women...Cooper's ability to project his own personality onto the characters he played contributed to his appearing natural and authentic on screen. The screen persona he sustained throughout his career represented the ideal American hero.  READ MORE HERE

EDITOR'S NOTE: A COOPER TRIBUTE---FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS--WITH INGRID BERGMAN--from 1943 and our vintage movie magazine collection. Click on the images below.  YOU MAY ALSO HAVE AN INTEREST IN

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