WorldCat Identities

Whitmore, James 1921-2009

Overview
Works: 296 works in 717 publications in 3 languages and 25,991 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Prison films  Musical films  Science fiction films  Western films  Romance films  War films  Action and adventure films  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Photographer, Author, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Shawshank Redemption by Frank Darabont( Visual )

36 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 4,338 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
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 1,984 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 RAW( Visual )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

WHERE THE RED FERN GROWS is the heartwarming tale of a young boy whose hard work and determination help him to realize a dream and endure a heartbreak. More than anything else, Billy Coleman wanted a pair of hunting dogs. Following his grandfather's (James Whitmore) advice, Billy scrimped and saved until he had enough money to purchase the two redbone hounds he longed for. Named for lovers carved in a tree, "Dan and Ann" immediately win the hearts of the entire family. Billy patiently trains them in the local sport of "coon" hunting, and they soon become the best in the state. But being "best" is not always enough - it is love given and returned that forms the basis of true caring and courage. --container
Planet of the apes by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

33 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and held by 1,558 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
Oklahoma! by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

15 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cowboy wins his girl despite the intervention of a sinister hired hand
The Majestic by Frank Darabont( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and held by 1,215 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 )

25 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and held by 1,029 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 )

6 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and held by 1,008 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
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Oklahoma Territory in the early 1900's, this joyous celebration of frontier life is a story of tender romance and dangerous passion. Gordon MacRae is Curly, a sunny, good-natured ranch hand, and Shirley Jones is Laurey Williams, the farmer's daughter he loves. Rod Steiger is the menacing hired hand, Jud, who tries to come between them
Them! by Gordon Douglas( Visual )

15 editions published between 1954 and 2019 in English and German and held by 730 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 689 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 African-American communities
The adventures of Mark Twain( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 506 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
Planet of the apes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronaut Taylor 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
The asphalt jungle( Visual )

6 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and held by 361 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
The serpent's egg by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and Swedish and held by 354 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
Oklahoma! : original movie soundtrack recording by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Madigan by Don Siegel( Visual )

6 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in English and held by 303 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 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When notorious desperado Chris Adams is offered a huge reward to free a young Mexican revolutionary from prison, he must first assemble a cutthroat team of frontier warriors. Together, these daring gunslingers embark on the adventure of their lives-- and discover a cause worth more than a fortune in gold"--Container insert
The twilight zone by Rod Serling( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 250 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 gypsy warriors by Lou Antonio( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 238 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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Alternative Names
James Whitmore

James Whitmore acteur américain

James Whitmore actor

James Whitmore Amerikaans filmacteur

James Whitmore ator americano

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

জেমস হোয়াইটমোর

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 (262)

Swedish (1)

German (1)