Ball of Fire

Gary Cooper proposes to Barbara Stanwyck in Ball of Fire (1942)

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Today We Live

Gary Cooper and Roscoe Karns help up Robert Young at Joan Crawford’s door in Today We Live (1933)

Sergeant York

Walter Brennan as Pastor Pyle drives the York family in a 1949 re-release publicity still for Sergeant York (1941)

Sergeant York

Gary Cooper back home in Pall Mall, Tennessee, with the townfolk in an original publicity still for Sergeant York (1941).

Sergeant York

Gary Cooper as Alvin York in Sergeant York (1941).

Sergeant York

Gary Cooper in his Oscar winning performance as Alvin York in an original publicity still for the story of World War I hero Sergeant York (1951)

Sergeant York

Gary Cooper in an original publicity still as Sergeant York (1941), Howard Hawks’ only Oscar nomination for best director.

Sergeant York

Joan Leslie and Gary Cooper are husband and wife in Sergeant York (1941)

Sergeant York

Gary Cooper as World War I hero Alvin York in a screencap from Sergeant York (1941)

Ball of Fire

The professors hitch a ride on a garbage truck and capture Joe Lilac in a scene from Ball of Fire (1942).

Sergeant York

Pastor Pyle and the York family in a publicity still for Sergeant York (1941)

Ball of Fire

Gary Cooper gets decked in a screencap from Ball of Fire (1942).  After three movies in a row with Cary Grant, Howard Hawks made two in a row with Gary, after Gary’s Oscar winner Sergeant York.  Their first film together was the ill fated Today We Live (1933).

Ball of Fire

The back of this publicity still reads

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WHITTLE WHILE THEY WORK

Richard Haydn (L), English musical comedy star, and Gary Cooper, players in Samuel Goldwyn’s “Ball of Fire,” do their bit for British War Relief between scenes at the studio.  Cooper is a whiz at whittling out torpedo boats to be sold at auction; Haydn is an expert at totem poles.

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Sergeant York

Gary Cooper returns home from war to be greeted by friends and family in an original publicity still for Sergeant York (1941)

Sergeant York

Gary Cooper and Joan Leslie are husband and wife in Sergeant York (1941)