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The pride of the Yankees : Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the making of a classic

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Using original scripts, letters, memos, and other rare documents, Richard Sandomir tells the behind-the-scenes story of how a classic was born. There was the so-called Scarlett O'Hara-like search to find the actor to play Gehrig; the stunning revelations Elanor made to the scriptwriter Paul Gallico about her life with Lou; the intensive training Cooper underwent to learn how to catch, throw, and hit a baseball for the first time; and the story of two now-legendary Hollywood actors in Gary Cooper and Teresa Wright whose nuanced performances endowed the Gehrigs with upstanding dignity and cemented the baseball icon's legend.

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Marion Public Library 791.43 SAN (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52122300014734
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Mount Morris Library 791.43 San (Text)
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52123300233274
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