WorldCat Identities

Whitmore, James 1921-2009

Works: 333 works in 741 publications in 5 languages and 26,491 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Television adaptations  Biography  Humor  Prison films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Director, Costume designer, Interviewee, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Shawshank redemption by Frank Darabont ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 4,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Red" Redding is a lifer who knows the ropes at Maine's Shawshank State Prison. New inmate Andy Dufresne is a quiet banker, unjustly convicted of murder. Andy's indomitable will earns Red's friendship and his resourcefulness brings hope and change to the entire prison. Andy is full of surprises--and he saves his best surprise for last
Where the red fern grows by Wilson Rawls ( Visual )
37 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,181 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 )
10 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in English and held by 2,175 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 )
22 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in English and French 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
Planet of the apes by Franklin J Schaffner ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four American astronauts crash-land on an uncharted 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 himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist (McDowall)
The Majestic by Frank Darabont ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,325 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
I will fight no more forever ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,205 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
The asphalt jungle ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When criminal mastermind Doc Riedenschneider is released from prison, he approaches his lawyer with a plan for the biggest jewel heist in history
Kiss me Kate by Cole Porter ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 908 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 )
14 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 883 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!? The terror begins when a hard-nosed patrolman (James Whitmore) discovers a dazed child wandering in the New Mexico desert near a car and house trailer destroyed by a mysterious force. Whitmore next discovers a ransacked general store; its cash drawers are full but the sugar supply is missing. And on the floor lies a battered corpse containing enough formic acid to kill 20 men
Black like me ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 718 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
The adventures of Mark Twain ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, and Huck Finn sneak onto Mark Twain's balloon. Twain is out to find Halley's Comet, but this encounter may be too close for everyone. As the journey progresses, Twain shares other tales from life on the Mississippi
The serpent's egg ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dans l'Allemagne de 1923, c'est l'inflation galopante, le chômage, la misère et le désespoir. Ancien artiste de cirque d'origine juive, Abel Rosenberg est interrogé par la police à propos du suicide de son frère Max. Dans l'après-midi, Abel se rend dans un cabaret où se produit sa belle-soeur Manuela, pour lui annoncer la mauvaise nouvelle. Le jour suivant, l'inspecteur Bauer emmène Abel à la morgue pour identifier plusieurs cadavres. Se sentant injustement soupçonné, Abel essaie en vain de s'échapper. Après une visite de Manuela, il est autorisé à quitter la prison. Un jour, en rentrant dans son appartement, Abel découvre le cadavre de Manuela. En brisant l'un des miroirs de la pièce, il constate la présence d'un réseau de caméras clandestines
All my sons by Jack O'Brien ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 349 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
Oklahoma! original movie soundtrack recording by Richard Rodgers ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Will Rogers' U.S.A by Will Rogers ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1971 and 1973 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Selections from well-known radio programs originally done by Will Rogers
Madigan by Don Siegel ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un veterano policía de la ciudad de Nueva York tiene pocas horas para detener a un temible asesino
Hail Columbia! ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and held by 270 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 twilight zone ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 269 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
The Klan a legacy of hate in America ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the beginnings of the Klan after the Civil War to its growth in the 1920s and resurgence in the 1960s. Describes the organization's activities against Afro-Americans, Jews, Catholics, and immigrants
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.00 for New Hampsh ... to 1.00 for James Whit ...)
Alternative Names
Whitmore, James Allen, Jr.