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Merian C. Cooper

Merian C. Cooper

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Also Known As: Merian Caldwell Cooper,Merian Cooper Died: April 21, 1973
Born: October 24, 1894 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Jacksonville, Florida, USA Profession: Producer ... producer director screenwriter
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Director, with Ernest Schoedsack, of exotic adventure films in the 1920s and 30s, most notably "King Kong" (1933). Cooper subsequently concentrated on producing, often in collaboration with John Ford, and received a Special Academy Award in 1952 for his "many innovations and contributions to the art of motion pictures."

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MrGotrocks ( 2008-04-10 )

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Beginning in 1941 he served as Chief of Staff to Claire Chennault in the American Volunteer Group (The Flying Tigers.)

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