The Virginian

  • 1929
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Western

Gary Cooper's first all-talkie, this film adaptation of Owen Wister's popular novel established Cooper's heroic image in the public eye. As the title character, Cooper is foreman of a Wyoming ranch. He gives a job to an old friend, Richard Arlen, with whom he is vying for the affections of schoolmarm Mary Brian. Cooper wins out and Arlen goes bad, taking...read more