WorldCat Identities

Whitmore, James 1921-2009

Overview
Works: 266 works in 618 publications in 2 languages and 24,601 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Musical films  Prison films  Action and adventure films  Dystopian films  Romance films  Western films  War films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Photographer, Author, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Shawshank Redemption by Frank Darabont( Visual )

30 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 4,029 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 2,311 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 )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization chronicling the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
Where the red fern grows by J Whitmore( Visual )

18 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 1,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than anything else, Billy Coleman wanted a pair of hunting dogs. Following his grandfather's advice, Billy saved until he had enough money to buy them. Billy patiently trains them to hunt and they become the best in the state. Being best, however, is not always enough as love given and returned form the basis of true caring and courage
Planet of the apes by Tim Burton( Visual )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After crash-landing on an uncharted planet, astronaut Taylor finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. A sympathetic chimpanzee named Ari helps him evade the invincible gorilla army
The Majestic by Frank Darabont( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,230 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
Kiss me Kate by Cole Porter( Visual )

5 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and held by 1,010 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
I will fight no more forever( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2018 in English and held by 916 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
Them! by Gordon Douglas( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 714 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 )

14 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 685 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 )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 508 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 serpent's egg by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 343 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
The asphalt jungle( Visual )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a smog-choked city somewhere in the American Midwest, an aging criminal mastermind, newly released from prison, hatches a plan for a million-dollar jewel heist and draws a wealthy lawyer and a cherry-picked trio of outlaws into his carefully devised but inevitably doomed scheme
Madigan by Don Siegel( Visual )

3 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A veteran New York City detective is given only a few hours to track down a vicious killer
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

3 editions published between 1955 and 1993 in English and German and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The action takes place in the Oklahoma territory, in the days just after the turn of the 20th century
The twilight zone by Rod Serling( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 254 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. Special features included
The gypsy warriors by Lou Antonio( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 249 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! by Graeme Ferguson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 236 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
All my sons by Arthur Miller( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Keller family cannot escape the Second World War's bitter legacy: the turmoil because of the father's dishonesty and compromise and eldest son Larry has never returned from Europe. His father Joe and his brother Chris presume he was killed in battle, but his mother Kate refuses to give up hope, and is especially upset when she learns that Chris plans to marry Larry's fiancee, Ann. For Kate, this would mean admitting that Larry is dead. However, Kate isn't the only person who doesn't want Chris and Ann to wed. Ann's brother George resents the fact that his father, who used to be Joe's business partner, is now serving time for shipping defective parts to the Army, while Joe, a war profiteer, was found not guilty at the trial
The Eddy Duchin story by George Sidney( Visual )

8 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duchin is a talented pianist and bandleader who sets New York society on its ear in the 1930s and 1940s. Duchin arrives in Manhattan dreaming only of a 'red Stutz Bearcat and a bankroll as big as the Ritz.' He goes on to steal the heart of society girl Marjorie Oelrichs, who teaches him that love, not money, brings happiness. But then tragedy happens, it leaves Duchin alone with a newborn son and no will to live
 
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Alternative Names
James Whitmore

James Whitmore acteur américain

James Whitmore Amerikaans filmacteur

James Whitmore attore cinematografico e attore televisivo statunitense

James Whitmore US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Whitmore, James, 1921-

Whitmore, James Allen, Jr.

Τζέιμς Γουίτμορ

Джеймс Уитмор

Джэймс Уітмар

Уитмор, Джеймс

Ջեյմս Ուիթմոր

ג'יימס ויטמור

جيمس ويتمور

جیمز ویتمور

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·惠特莫尔

Languages
English (203)

German (2)