WorldCat Identities

White, Ruth 1914-1969

Overview
Works: 37 works in 108 publications in 3 languages and 9,588 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Spaghetti Westerns  Western films  Action and adventure films  Television adaptations  Television plays  Television comedies 
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 )

28 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 3,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a small Alabama town in the thirties, a softly-spoken lawyer defends a black sharecropper against a charge of raping a white woman
Midnight cowboy by John Schlesinger( Visual )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Buck moves to New York from Texas to make his fortune servicing women. Instead, he's conned into partnering up with small-time hustler Ratso Rizzo. Living together on the tattered edges of society, these two outcasts develop an unlikely bond that helps them transcend their cruel existence
Charly by Ralph Nelson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and French and held by 985 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 2008 in English and held by 876 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 )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 673 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 320 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 273 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 )

6 editions published between 1960 and 2002 in English and held by 245 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( )

7 editions published between 1969 and 2003 in English and held by 211 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 Clint Eastwood collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 71 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 36 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 23 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 19 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
Asphalt-Cowboy( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in German and English and held by 7 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
To kill a mockingbird Du silence et des ombres( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and his kids against prejudice
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
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
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
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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Alternative Names
Ruth White actrice américaine

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 (85)

German (5)

French (1)

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