Sergeant York

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Walter Brennan as Pastor Pyle points to Gary Cooper as Sergeant York (1941)

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Today We Live

Gary Cooper and Joan Crawford in a publicity still for Today We Live (1933).  It was the first of three films Gary made with Howard Hawks.  Only John Wayne and Cary Grant made more films with Howard.

Ball of Fire

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Gary Cooper consults a book while three of the other professors attend to Dana Andrews in Ball of Fire (1942).

Today We Live

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Gary Cooper in a publicity still for Today We Live (1933).  The film was not a success because of studio interference, but Gary and Howard went on to make two enormously successful films a few years later.

Sergeant York

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Gary Cooper and Margaret Wycherly as Sergeant York (1941) and his ma.

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Gary Cooper as Sergeant York (1941), Gary’s second of three films with Howard Hawks, and his first Oscar winner.  It was also Howard’s only best director nomination.

Ball of Fire

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Barbara Stanwyck gets a touch up from the makeup department while cinematographer Gregg Toland checks one of his devices on the set of Ball of Fire (1942) with Gary Cooper and Allen Jenkins.

Today We Live

Gary Cooper and Joan Crawford in their only film together, Today We Live (1933)

Sergeant York

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I don’t know who is pictured with Gary Cooper and Joan Leslie in an original publicity still for Sergeant York (1941).  Please send a quick note if you can identify him.

Ball of Fire

Barbara Stanwyck and Gary Cooper in a publicity still for Ball of Fire (1942).  It was Gary’s third of three films with Howard Hawks.

Ball of Fire

Kathleen Howard as Miss Bragg warns Gary Cooper as Prof. Potts about the new houseguest Sugarpuss O’Shea in Ball of Fire (1942).

Today’s posts are all tumblr reblogs of scenes from Howard Hawks movies.  They can all be seen here

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Sergeant York

Gary Cooper as World War I veteran Alvin York in Sergeant York (19410

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Gary Cooper in a publicity still for Sergeant York (1941)

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Gary Cooper in his Oscar winning performance as Alvin York in Sergeant York (1941)

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Gary Cooper in Sergeant York (1941), the only Howard Hawks movie with an academy award for best actor.  Walter Brennan won a supporting actor Oscar for Come and Get It (1936).