WorldCat Identities

Roman, Ruth 1922-1999

Overview
Works: 170 works in 495 publications in 6 languages and 6,377 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Western films  Action and adventure television programs  Sports films  Television series  Western television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ruth Roman
Strangers on a Train by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

93 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guy Haines, a tennis star who hates his wife, is approached on a train by a stranger, Bruno Anthony, who hates his father. Anthony offers a plan: each could kill the other's victim. No motive, no clue would link the two murders save the casual meeting of strangers on a train. Haines doesn't take the plan seriously, however, until his wife is suddenly murdered, and Anthony appears to demand that Haines keep his part of the bargain
The far country by Anthony Mann( Visual )

27 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A solid western saga set against the colorful, scenic backdrop of Alaskan mining camps
Kung fu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventure continues for Kwai Chang Caine, a Shoalin priest trained in the wisdom and warfare of China's ancients, following life's path in the American west of the later 1800s
Champion by Mark Robson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unscrupulous boxer fights his way to the top, but eventually alienates all of the people who helped him on the way up. Midge, played by Kirk Douglas, is not the basic good guy corrupted by the sweet science and led astray by evil managers and promoters, his arrogance and stubbornness make him at once a villain and a hero
Dallas( Visual )

12 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blayde Hollister, ex-Confederate from Georgia, has waged his own war to settle past injustices. Now he's a wanted man. And he can feel the law closing in on him
Alfred Hitchcock's strangers on a train by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

20 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tennis star is harassed on a train by a psychotic who wants to swap murders, and who then proceeds to carry out his part of the unconfirmed bargain
Go ask Alice( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles a teenage girl's downhill spiral into drug addiction and her painful struggle to escape the pull of the drug world
Bitter victory by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

13 editions published between 1957 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Leith and Major Brand are a pair of British Army officers assigned to execute a daring commando raid on the Libyan stronghold of General Rommel. Once the mission is underway, Leith must save the day when Brand's cowardice is revealed, thus putting the mission and the lives of the men in jeopardy. As they struggle through the wastes of the Sahara we learn who will live, who will die and what is the price of glory
James Stewart westerns : 4 movie marathon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rare breed: A lawman is hired to hunt down the ruthless thief who stole $10,000 in a train robbery. But he's conflicted when he discovers there's just one catch-the thief is his fearsome brother
Starlift( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red-white-and-blue fun abounds as Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, James Cagney, Gary Cooper, Virginia Mayo, Jane Wyman, Randolph Scott and others perform for - or just shoot the breeze with - starstruck flyboys in uniform
The window( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tommy habitually tells tall tales and nobody believes him when he witnesses a murder through a tenement window
Fort Worth ; Colt .45 ; Tall man riding( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one messes with Texas -- not in Fort Worth. Gunsmoke and glory combine as newspaperman Randolph Scott backs up his fiery editorials with a blaze of bullets when lawlessness threatens. He buckles up a brace of six-shooter "hand cannons" in Colt .45 to chase a desperado who uses similar weapons to terrorize locals. Finally, Scott is a Tall Man Riding -- and brawling and shooting -- as he rights an injustice involving a gambler's attempted land grab
Alfred Hitchcock : the signature collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This set includes 9 masterworks from the master of suspense!
Route 66( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tod Stiles and Buz Murdock continue their trek across North America, hopping from town to town and giving aid to anyone in need. Buz eventually stops traveling the road and Tod is joined by a new traveling companion, Lincoln Case
Three secrets by Patricia Neal( Visual )

5 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A five-year-old boy is the sole survivor of a devastating plane crash in the mountains of California. When the newspapers reveal the boy was adopted and that the crash occurred on his birthday, three women begin to ponder if it's the son each gave up for adoption
The Shanghai story( Visual )

3 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This follows the intersecting lives of Western expatriates who are held in confinement by the communist Chinese government. Dr. Dan Maynard is a physician determined to uphold the hippocratic oath, without bending to the will of his heartless captors
The baby( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2018 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social worker Ann Gentry is assigned to a new case, the Wadsworth family, which consists of an abusive, alcoholic mother, two demented and oversexed dauthters and "Baby", a grown son who lives in a crib, gurgles incoherently and is treated like an infant. As Ann slowly learns the dark secrets behind the family, she sets her sights on liberating Baby from his seeming captivity
The Far country( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A solid Western saga set against the colorful, scenic backdrop of Alaskan mining camps
Leo McCarey's Good Sam( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black comedy about a small town businessman who helps out all sorts of friends, relatives, and others who need money, but when he needs money, he can find no one to help him
Randolph Scott collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four classic western films featuring cowboy legend Randolph Scott
 
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Alternative Names
Roman, Norma

Roman, Normam 1922-1999

Ruth Roman actiz estadounidense

Ruth Roman actrice américaine

Ruth Roman actriu estatunidenca

Ruth Roman Amerikaans acteur

Ruth Roman Amerikaans actrice

Ruth Roman amerikansk skådespelare

Ruth Roman amerikansk skodespelar

Ruth Roman amerikansk skuespiller

Ruth Roman attrice statunitense

Ruth Roman pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat

Ruth Roman US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Роман, Рут

Рут Роман

روت رومن بازیگر آمریکایی

روتھ رومن

روث رومان ممثلة أمريكية

露絲·羅曼

魯思·羅曼

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