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Whitmore, James 1921-2009

Works: 239 works in 791 publications in 5 languages and 26,773 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Musical films  Prison films  Action and adventure films  Dystopian films  Western films  Romance films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Photographer, Author, Costume designer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by James Whitmore
The Shawshank Redemption by Frank Darabont( Visual )

49 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 4,480 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 )

17 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,428 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 )

48 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,257 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
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

35 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization which chronicles the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
Planet of the apes by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

44 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four American astronauts crashland on an unchartered planet and discover it is ruled by a race of intelligent apes who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Astronaut Taylor (Heston) soon finds himelf among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist (McDowall)
The Majestic by Frank Darabont( Visual )

9 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,278 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 govenrment men track him down
I will fight no more forever( Visual )

46 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows events that led to the conflict in 1877 between the Nez Percés and the U.S. Army. Chief Joseph led the 300 Nez Percé braves, their women and children in the historic running battle against ten separate commands of the Army
Kiss me Kate by Cole Porter( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two squabbling, 20th-century ex-marrieds are cast as squabbling Renaissance romantics in a musical version of The taming of the shrew. On stage they fight it out and backstage they continue to clash
Them! by Gordon Douglas( Visual )

22 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 833 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 )

20 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 758 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 )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 516 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 )

22 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

21 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 405 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 365 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

A veteran New York City detective is given only a few hours to track down a vicious killer
Guns of the magnificent seven by Herman Hoffman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gunfighter leads a team of the deadliest men in the West on a mission to free a peasant leader from a Mexican prison
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
All my sons by Arthur Miller( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set at the end of 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 gypsy warriors( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 243 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
Hail Columbia!( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 234 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
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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 (377)

German (5)

Spanish (3)

Italian (2)

French (1)

Oklahoma!Where the red fern growsThem!The adventures of Mark TwainHail Columbia!