WorldCat Identities

Whitmore, James 1921-2009

Overview
Works: 257 works in 780 publications in 6 languages and 27,498 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Prison films  Action and adventure films  Musical films  Dystopian films  Western films  Romance films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Author, Singer, Costume designer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James Whitmore
The Shawshank Redemption by Frank Darabont( Visual )

37 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 4,498 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
Where the red fern grows by Wilson Rawls( Visual )

54 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,944 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
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

14 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and held by 2,229 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
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

37 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,179 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 )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,301 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 )

45 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,224 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 )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 997 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 )

26 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 871 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 )

18 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a white writer in the early 1960's who chemically changes the color of his skin in order to experience life as a black man in the South
Planet of the apes by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

25 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American astronauts crashland on an uncharted planet and discover it is ruled by a race of intelligent apes
Planet of the apes by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Astronaut Taylor (Heston) crash lands on a distant planet ruled by apes who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist (McDowall)."--Back of container
The adventures of Mark Twain( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English 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
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

24 editions published between 1955 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Digitally remastered from original 1955 screenplay starring Shirley Jones and Gordon MacRae
The asphalt jungle by John Huston( Visual )

18 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 423 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
The serpent's egg by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 369 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 )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veteran New York detective is given only a few hours to track down a vicious killer, as the humane yet relentlessly forceful police commissioner orders him into the streets to solve the case, even though he knows it might be his last assignment
The twilight zone( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 317 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
Will Rogers' U.S.A by Will Rogers( Recording )

14 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from well-known radio programs originally done by Will Rogers
Guns of the magnificent seven( Visual )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 279 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
All my sons by Jack O'Brien( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 271 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
 
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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.

Джеймс Уитмор

Джэймс Уітмар

Уитмор, Джеймс

ג'יימס ויטמור

جیمز ویتمور افسر و بازیگر آمریکایی

제임스 위트모어

ジェームズ・ホイットモア

詹姆斯·惠特摩

詹姆斯·惠特莫爾

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Where the red fern growsRodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!Them!The adventures of Mark TwainWill Rogers' U.S.A