WorldCat Identities

Whitmore, James 1921-2009

Works: 226 works in 730 publications in 5 languages and 25,720 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Prison films  Musical films  Action and adventure films  Dystopian films  Western films  War films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Author, Costume designer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Shawshank Redemption by Frank Darabont( Visual )

42 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 4,442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two convicts, one white and one black, never give up the dream of freedom, and together they turn hope and friendship into an uplifting bond no prison can ever take away
Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple of young cowboys win the hearts of their sweethearts in the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the century. Despite the interference of an evil ranch hand and a roaming peddler
Where the red fern grows by Wilson Rawls( Visual )

45 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy living in the Ozarks achieves his heart's desire when he becomes the owner of two redbone hounds and teaches them to be champion hunters. Billy, Old Dan and Little Ann range the hills and river bottoms of Cherokee County. Old Dan has the brawn, Little Ann has the brains -- and Billy has the will to train them to be the finest hunting team in the valley. Glory and victory are coming to them, but sadness waits, too
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

29 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,028 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization chronicling the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
The Majestic by Frank Darabont( Visual )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Appleton, a 1950s Hollywood screenwriter who is about to see his first screenplay made into a film, is mistakenly called before the House Un-American Activities Committee. As a result, the studio pulls the plans for the film. Peter then finds himself in a small California town after a car accident takes his memory. There, the townspeople believe he is local hero Luke Trimble. Peter settles into his life at the Majestic theater, as Luke Trimble, until his memory begins to resurface and government men track him down
Planet of the apes by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

36 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After crash-landing on an uncharted planet, astronaut Taylor (Charlton Heston) finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Soon, Taylor's life depends on the kindness of the chimpanzee scientists Cornelius (Roddy McDowall) and Zira (Kim Hunter) and his escape to the Forbidden Zone, where he uncovers an earth-shattering secret that may hold the key to his own destiny
I will fight no more forever( Visual )

45 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Nez Percé War of 1877, during which Chief Joseph & the Nez Percé Indians fought General Oliver Otis Howard & the U.S. Army for 108 consecutive days before finally surrendering on Oct. 8, 1877
Kiss me Kate by Cole Porter( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The married leading players of a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew lead an equally tempestuous life backstage
Them! by Gordon Douglas( Visual )

22 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Man has split the atom and created the ultimate weapon. But how could he have known he would also create Them?...Them! begins in New Mexico with a child wandering in shock, a ransacked general store -- and a battered corpse full of enough formic acid to kill 20 men. It ends with an epic struggle in the 700 miles of storm drains under Los Angeles, where the insect hordes are beaten. But they're not conquered, because they spawned a generation of films about radioactive creatures. Some approximate the terror but few have equalled the artistry of Them!" -- Back of container
Black like me by ( Visual )

19 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the landmark memoir by John Howard Griffin, Black Like Me stars James Whitmore as Griffin, who medically altered his pigment and, with the help of a sunlamp, reinvented himself as an itinerant black writer navigating his way through Mississippi and Alabama. Along the way he experienced firsthand both crushing racism and the incredible life force of the Afro-American communities
The adventures of Mark Twain( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn and Becky Thatcher stow away with Mark Twain on his magical airship and take an incredible journey through time in search of Halley's Comet. Along the way they encounter a variety of Twain's storybook characters
The asphalt jungle by John Huston( Visual )

20 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging criminal is released from prison and decides to assemble the old gang to go on one last perfect heist
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

21 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitally remastered from original 1955 screenplay starring Shirley Jones and Gordon MacRae
The serpent's egg by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Out-of-work American trapeze artist, Abel Rosenberg finds the only way to navigate the surreal circus that is 1923 Berlin is to stay drunk. But even through his stupor, he can see the thread of a frightening mystery, everyone he knows, even his most distant acquaintances, is dying violently. Can he survive ... or will his mind and soul completely unravel? --Container
Madigan by Don Siegel( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un veterano policía de la ciudad de Nueva York tiene pocas horas para detener a un temible asesino
Guns of the magnificent seven by Herman Hoffman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gunfighter recruits a team of the most deadly men in the West to free a Mexican leader from prison
All my sons by Arthur Miller( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set during World War II, a troubled father and son know that a second son will never return from the war, even though the mother believes her missing boy will soon come home. But such turmoil only conceals greater anguish as suspicion falls on the father for hiding a devastating secret
The twilight zone by Rod Serling( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 257 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
Hail Columbia!( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind the scenes with astronauts John Young and Robert Crippen as they prepare for the voyage of the world's first space shuttle
The gypsy warriors( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this action-packed World War II drama, two daredevil U.S. Army captains are assigned the impossible task of infiltrating Nazi-occupied France to retrieve and destroy a killer toxin capable of destroying mankind
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The Shawshank Redemption
Alternative Names
James Whitmore acteur américain

James Whitmore Amerikaans filmacteur

James Whitmore attore cinematografico e attore televisivo statunitense

James Whitmore US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Whitmore, James Allen, Jr.

Τζέιμς Γουίτμορ

Джеймс Уитмор

Джэймс Уітмар

Уитмор, Джеймс

ג'יימס ויטמור

جيمس ويتمور

جیمز ویتمور افسر و بازیگر آمریکایی

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English (345)

German (5)

Spanish (3)

Italian (2)

French (1)

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