WorldCat Identities

White, Ruth 1914-1969

Overview
Works: 35 works in 131 publications in 4 languages and 9,884 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction television programs  Western films  History  Spaghetti Westerns  Fantasy television programs  Legal films  Television series  Buddy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ruth White
To Kill a Mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( Visual )

31 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 4,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a racially divided Alabama town in the 1930s, widowed lawyer Atticus Finch agrees to defend a young black man accused of raping a white woman, teaching his children valuable lessons about prejudice and empathy
Midnight cowboy by John Schlesinger( Visual )

21 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Buck moves to New York from Texas to make his fortune as a male prostitute. Instead, he's conned into partnering up with small-time huslter Ratso Rizzo. Living together on the edges of society, the two outcasts develop an unlikely bond that help them survive
Charly by Ralph Nelson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and French and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally retarded man becomes a genius after experimental brain surgery, developing a romance with his former special-education teacher before lapsing back into retardation
The good, the bad and the ugly by Sergio Leone( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Southwest during the American Civil War, three men seek a stolen gold shipment. With greed as their sole motivation, they overcome anything that gets in their way--including each other
The nun's story by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Audrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as WWII breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality
The twilight zone by Rod Serling( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete fourth season of Rod Serling's "The Twilight Zone," featuring eighteen episodes aired in 1962-63
Up the down staircase( Visual )

2 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sylvia Barrett is a rookie teacher with a can-do attitude at New York's inner city Calvin Coolidge High. Crowded classes, broken windows, lack of chalk and books are only a few of the problems she will have to face
Lullaby( Visual )

7 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 38-year-old truck driver and a weary cigarette girl from a nightclub elope and discover that they know very little about each other. The mama's boy's domineering mother gives them no peace or privacy on their honeymoon and soon the marriage turns into the eternal triangle--with his mother as the "other woman."
Let me hear you whisper by Paul Zindel( Visual )

8 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a research laboratory, this is the poignant story of a friendless, simple scrubwoman, Ruth White, who pits all her energies to save the life of one of the experimental animals in the lab, a dolphin who stubbornly refuses to talk to anyone but her
Clint Eastwood( Visual )

20 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The good, the bad and the ugly, Clint Eastwood returns as the "Man With No Name," this time teaming with two gunslingers to pursue a cache of money and letting no one, not even the warring factions of the Civil War, stand in their way
The good, the bad and the ugly Hang 'em high( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hang 'em high: Jed Cooper is mistaken for a criminal and is unjustly hung by the ruthless Captain Wilson and his nine-man gang, who leave him for dead. Cooper escapes the lynching and sets out on a deadly rampage of revenge against his persecutors
The pursuit of happiness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man of privilege becomes dischanted with the "system" after pleading to manslaughter in the death of a woman he accidentally ran over. With only a week left in his prison sentence, prison violence motivates him to escape
The Sidney Poitier collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edge of the city: If you need a job Charlie Malik can find a spot for you in the dockside railyards. All he needs in return is that you show up on time, work hard, and kick back part of your pay. Two New York City longshoremen, Axel Nordmann, an Army deserter, and Tommy Tyler, an easy-going freight car loader, join forces against a corrupt New York waterfront union official. The two share a bond that cuts across society's black/white divide. A patch of blue: Selena D'Arcy is accidentally blinded by her prostitute mother, Rose-Ann, at the age of five. For the next 13 years she is confined in the tiny Los Angeles apartment that they share with her grandfather. One afternoon at the local park, Selena meets Gordon Ralfe, an office worker whose kind treatment of her results in her falling in love with him, unaware that he is black. They continue to meet in the park every afternoon and he teaches her how to get along in the city. But when Rose-Ann learns of their relationship, she forbids Selena from having anything more to do with him. Selena continues to meet Gordon despite Rose-Ann's fury. Something of value: In the British East Africa country of Kenya, former childhood playmates Peter McKenzie and Kimani have maintained their deep friendship, even though they have a difference in race, class and tradition. Then the bloody Mau Mau spread violence and terror in an effort to sweep the British from the land, the uprising destroys their magnificent homeland. The men discover that even the strongest bond may be stronger than the beat of the drums or the crack of rifles and the cry for freedom. A warm December: Dr. Matt Younger and his daughter have arrived in London for a month long visit. They are there for dirt-bike racing competition and unexpectedly, the widowed Dr. Younger begins a new romance. His new love interest is the beautiful and playful Catherine who seems to enjoy eluding Dr. Younger as much as she enjoys eluding the mysterious men who are following her. Their romance develops gradually and Dr. Younger begins to understand what is going on with this charming woman and the complications she brings with her
Hang 'em high by Ted Post( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jed Cooper is mistaken for a criminal and is unjustly hung by the ruthless Captain Wilson and his nine-man gang, who leave him for dead. Cooper escapes the lynching and sets out on a deadly rampage of revenge against his persecutors
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Usual suspects: Police investigating an exploded boat on a San Pedro pier discover 27 bodies and $91 million worth of drug money. The only survivors are a severely burned Hungarian terrorist and Roger Kint, a crippled con-man. Reluctantly, Kint is pressured into explaining what happened on the boat. His story begins six weeks earlier with five criminals being dragged in by New York police desperate for suspects in a truck highjacking, and ends with the possible identification of a criminal mastermind
Midnight cowboy (1969) by John Schlesinger( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Texas "cowboy" takes a bus to New York in search of lonely, rich women who will pay for his sexual services, but spends a hard winter helping a con man
Summer pavilion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in New Orleans, tells the story of widowed Theresa Durand, representative of the "old aristocracy," whose impoverished family must sell furniture and other objects of art from their stately home to keep financially afloat
To kill a mockingbird an AudioCinema presentation( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl growing up in a small southern town must face bigotry and hatred when her lawyer father defends an African-American man accused of raping a white woman
The nun's story (1959) by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A tale of a young nun working in Congo in world War II. she is leaving when she finds she cannot love her enemies
Omnibus( Visual )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An episode of the television cultural anthology series consisting of 4 segments of varying lengths. Segments 2 and 4 are animated films
 
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The nun's story
Alternative Names
Ruth White actrice américaine

Ruth White Amerikaans actrice (1914-1969)

Ruth White amerikansk skådespelare

Ruth White amerikansk skodespelar

Ruth White amerikansk skuespiller

Ruth White attrice statunitense

Ruth White US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

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Languages
English (109)

German (5)

Spanish (1)

French (1)

Covers
The nun's storyThe pursuit of happinessThe Sidney Poitier collection