WorldCat Identities

White, Ruth 1914-1969

Overview
Works: 38 works in 89 publications in 1 language and 7,638 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  War films  Religious films  Television plays  Domestic fiction  Spaghetti Westerns  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Ruth White Publications by Ruth White
posthumous Publications by Ruth White, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Ruth White
To kill a mockingbird by Robert Mulligan ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 3,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gregory Peck plays a southern lawyer who defends a black man accused of rape in this film version of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. The way in which it captures a time, a place, and above all, a mood, makes this film a masterpiece
Midnight cowboy by John Schlesinger ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ratso Ritzo un corrupto y gorrón convicto con grandes sueños. Joe Buck, un guapo vaquero tejano de encantadora e inocente apariencia, convencido de ser la salvación para muchas solitarias mujeres neoyorquinas sedientas de amor
The good, the bad and the ugly by Sergio Leone ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the American Civil War, three men seek hidden loot. With greed as their sole motivation, they overcome anything that gets in their way--including each other. Very violent and drawn out western
The twilight zone by Rod Serling ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fourth season of this classic groundbreaking series saw the beginning of one-hour episodes. This allowed for more elaborate and detailed stories which plunged viewers even further into the twilight zone
Up the down staircase ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 261 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 )
5 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in English and held by 229 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."
Charly by Ralph Nelson ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 228 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
Let me hear you whisper by Paul Zindel ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 87 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
The good, the bad and the ugly Hang 'em high ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The good, the bad, and the ugly: A spaghetti western tale of greed, revenge and epic warfare. Three ruthless outlaws avidly search for a treasure chest containing $200,000
The Clint Eastwood collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 60 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 pursuit of happiness ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 35 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 22 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 )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 18 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
The nun's story by Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 4 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
Midnight cowboy (1969) by John Schlesinger ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Told from the vantage point of a young girl nicknamed Scout, this is the story of Scout's widowed white father Atticus Finch, an attorney, who decides on principle to defend a black man charged with raping a poor white woman. However, the bigoted townspeople would rather lynch the accused man than try him, and they make life hellish for the lawyer, his daughter, and his son Jem. While their father is in the throes of the trial, his bright, inquisitive children learn a hard and unforgettable lesson in justice, morality, and prejudice, part of which requires overcoming an unfounded fear of their mysterious neighbour Boo Radley
Mister Peepers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Looking for lamp parts in Mrs. Murchison's basement, Mr. Peepers discovers a comfortable old leather chair. He takes it up to his apartment, checks out some books at the school library, and plans a nice quiet evening at home
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
Hallmark hall of fame ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Eliza Monroe, in Paris as the wife of the U.S. Foreign Minister toFrance, obtains Madame Lafayette's release from prison and sentence of death by guillotine
 
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