WorldCat Identities

Ravetch, Irving

Overview
Works: 171 works in 548 publications in 7 languages and 10,082 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Western films  Fiction  Melodrama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films  Screenplays 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Other, Production personnel, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Irving Ravetch
 
Most widely held works by Irving Ravetch
Norma Rae by Martin Ritt( Visual )

47 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norma Rae, the Southern millworker who revolutionizes a small town and discovers a power in herself she never knew she had. Under the guidance of a New York unionizer and with increasing courage and determination, Norma Rae organizes her fellow factory workers to fight for better conditions and wages. Based on a true story
The cowboys( Visual )

19 editions published between 1972 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a rancher is deserted by his regular cattle drivers for the gold mines, Wil Andersen is forced to take on a collection of young boys as his drivers in order to cross the 400 treacherous miles to get his herd to market in time to avoid financial disaster. The boys learn to do a man's job under Andersen's tutelage, however, neither Andersen nor the boys are aware that a gang of cattle thieves is stalking them
Hud by Martin Ritt( Visual )

40 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hud Bannon has always preferred drinking, fighting and womanizing to the very traditional ways of his father. Hud is a man who cares more for himself than he does his young nephew, his dad, or even their understanding housekeeper. When disease threatens the cattle on the Bannon Ranch, the conflict between Hud and his old-line father reaches an all time high
Hombre by Martin Ritt( Visual )

16 editions published between 1967 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A white man raised as an Apache faces confrontation with society
William Faulkner's the long, hot summer( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and Dakota and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Quick, an industrious con artist who's known throughout the country as a barn burner, gets run out of a Mississippi town. He meets up with Clara Varner, whose father is pressuring her to get married and provide him with grandchildren. It isn't long before he decides Ben and Clara should marry, and when she resists, it sets up a dramatically escalating clash of wills
Murphy's romance by Martin Ritt( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma Moriarty, a divorced horse trainer living in a small town in Arizona, is courted by widower, Murphy Jones, and faces a difficult choice when her ex-husband appears on the scene
The Reivers by Mark Rydell( Visual )

13 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and French and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on William Faulkner's warm, humorous, poignant story about a the advent of the automobile, a horse race and a boy's loss of innocence during an great adventure in the early 1900's South
Home from the hill by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

15 editions published between 1959 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un grand propriétaire du Sud tyrannise sa femme, son fils légitime et celui qu'il a eu d'une liaison (Colaco)
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The searchers, a Civil War veteran spends five years on the trail of a Comanche raiding party that kidnapped his dead brother's daughter
Boot Hill & Vengeance Valley( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Boot Hill a wealthy town boss causes trouble and two brothers have no choice but to meet the challenge with guns blazing. In Vengeance Valley hardworking Owen is framed by his jealous brother for a crime he didn't commit
Conrack by Martin Ritt( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an idealistic, innovative teacher on a remote South Carolina island. His unorthodox teaching methods bring him into conflict with the reactionary school superintendent
Hud ; Norma Rae ; and, the long, hot summer : three screenplays by Irving Ravetch( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley & Iris by Martin Ritt( Visual )

13 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley and Iris are both employees at the same bakery, and find out they have more in common than just their place of work; their trying personal lives. When Stanley loses his job because he can't read, he asks Iris to teach him
Vengeance Valley by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

29 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man tries to protect his brother from the two vengeful relatives of an unwed pregnant girl
The cowboys by Mark Rydell( Visual )

22 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deserted by his regular help, a rancher is forced to use eleven young boys to help drive his cattle across four hundred miles of western country, and turns them into men while doing it
Ten wanted men( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scott stars as Arizona rancher John Stewart, who is determined to rule his vast empire with strongwilled integrity. Stewart meets opposition, however, from a local landowner who prefers the persuasive power of the pistol to the letter of the law. Suddenly, Stewart is forced to defend himself and the woman he loves against his opponent's renegades who are determined to ransack the town
William Faulkner's The reivers by William Faulkner( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warm, humorous, poignant story about a boy's loss of innocence and a memoir and loving re-creation of turn-of-the-century Dixie
Run for cover by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-convict survives a lynch mob and becomes the town's sheriff once word of his gun skills reach the local townsfolk
Norma Rae / Working Girl double feature : 2 DVD set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norma Rae (Sally Field), a textile worker in a small Southern town discovers that she has a social consciousness when a labor organizer (Ron Leibman) arrives at her mill to establish a union. Norma Rae originally released in 1979, by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Hombre by Martin Ritt( Visual )

20 editions published between 1966 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A white man raised by Apaches discovers he has inherited some property. Setting out to claim it, he is initially shunned by his fellow stagecoach passengers, but their attitude changes when the coach is attacked by a viscious gang of outlaws
 
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Alternative Names
Irving Ravetch Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1920-2010)

Irving Ravetch amerikansk manusforfattar

Irving Ravetch amerikansk manusförfattare

Irving Ravetch amerikansk manusforfatter

Irving Ravetch amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Irving Ravetch produttore cinematografico statunitense

Irving Ravetch scénariste américain

Irving Ravetch US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor

Ravetch, Irving Dover 1920-2010

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