Guy Trosper


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Guy Trosper (1911 – 1963) was an American screenwriter. He came to prominence in Hollywood because of his scripts for two baseball movies: The Stratton Story in 1949, a big hit for James Stewart, and The Pride of St. Louis in 1952, for which he received an Academy Award nomination.

This led him into a highly fertile creative period, during which he wrote the screenplays for Elvis ... more »

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  • ''You ain't got much, Stroud, but you keep subtracting from it.''
    Guy Trosper, U.S. screenwriter, and John Frankenheimer. Kramer, a prison guard (Crahan Denton), Birdman of Alcatraz, to the prisoner, Robert Stroud (B...
  • ''Iknowwhata mother tiger does when she's upset. She eats her young.''
    Guy Trosper, U.S. screenwriter, and John Frankenheimer. Robert Stroud (Burt Lancaster), Birdman of Alcatraz, when his jealous mother opposes his parol...
  • ''You live in a puss-hole, you act accordingly.''
    Guy Trosper, U.S. screenwriter, and John Frankenheimer. Robert Stroud (Burt Lancaster), Birdman of Alcatraz, to a prison guard (1962). Based On Th...
  • ''No remorse, huh? No pity. Just an animal.''
    Guy Trosper, U.S. screenwriter, and John Frankenheimer. Shoemaker, the prison warden (Karl Malden), Birdman of Alcatraz, to the prisoner, Robert Strou...
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