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[on Gary Cooper
] He accomplishes really sincere acting with very few tricks. Someone like Gary is dismissed with, "Oh, he is such a simple person, what he is playing is so simple." Look at it right up close, and you see it is much more than that, sometimes rather complex, but always subtle.
In 2013, the Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York City honored the director with a weeks-long comprehensive retrospective of his work entitled "The Discreet Charm of George Cukor".