Gary Cooper - The Virginian (1929) - Framed Picture - 12" x 16"
The Virginian is a 1929 American Pre-Code Western film directed by Victor Fleming and starring Gary Cooper, Walter Huston, and Richard Arlen.
The film was based on the 1902 novel The Virginian by Owen Wister and adapted from the popular 1904 theatrical play Wister had collaborated on with playwright Kirke La Shelle.
The Virginian is about a good-natured cowboy who romances the new schoolmarm and has a crisis of conscience when he learns his best friend is involved in cattle rustling.
The film is well known for Cooper's line, "If you wanna call me that—smile", in response to a cuss by the antagonist.