WorldCat Identities

Ravetch, Irving

Works: 151 works in 538 publications in 6 languages and 10,018 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Melodrama  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films  Romance films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Production personnel, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Irving Ravetch
Most widely held works by Irving Ravetch
Norma Rae by Martin Ritt( Visual )

49 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sally Field stars as a poor Southern textile worker with a disreputable past, who courageously supports the Northern union organizer in a final successful attempt to unionize the last major non-union textile factory in the South
The cowboys by Mark Rydell( Visual )

40 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,616 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 )

42 editions published between 1962 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,342 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 )

25 editions published between 1966 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

14 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 818 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
The Reivers by Mark Rydell( Visual )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and French and held by 547 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
Murphy's romance by Martin Ritt( Visual )

9 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 491 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
Home from the hill by Vincente Minnelli( Visual )

16 editions published between 1959 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wade Hunnicutt is a big man who looms over the Texas backwoodsmen who work his land, over the embittered wife that he cheats on, and over the sons who strive for their father's respect. An emotionally volatile tale of an epic clash between generations. Wade's sons, determinded to be their own men, are in danger of repeating their father's life-crippling legacy of lust and violence
Boot Hill ; Vengeance Valley( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 263 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
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 226 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
Conrack by Martin Ritt( Visual )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 211 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

Vengeance Valley by Richard Thorpe( Visual )

32 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ranch foreman (Lancaster) is continually battling his wayward Brother (Walker) in this melodramatic tale of the western range
Stanley & Iris by Martin Ritt( Visual )

17 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 189 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
Ten wanted men( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 78 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
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

Working Girl (Melanie Griffith), a bright Wall Street secretary, rises to a professional position by posing as her classy but treacherous boss. Working girl originally released in 1988, by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
The date night 4-movie collection : Murphy's romance ; Places in the heart ; Steel magnolias ; My best friend's wedding( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murphy's romance: In an endearing comic love story, a gutsy divorced mother eager to make it as a horse trainer on a small desert ranch is courted by the town's most eligible widower and her ne'er-do-well ex-husband. Places in the heart: It's the 1930's in Waxahachie, Texas. Against this Depression-torn background unforgettable characters meet and collide. Its emotionally gripping story centers around Edna Spalding (Sally Fields) and her unending struggle against extraordinary hardships. Steel magnolias: A hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life. My best friend's wedding: Commitment-shy Jules Potter has four days to steal back her best friend Michael before he marries someone else
Living in a big way( Visual )

4 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A serviceman returns home to the war bride he scarcely knows and finds she has misgivings about their impulsive nuptials
The outriders by Roy Rowland( Visual )

4 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Folks headed from Santa Fe to St. Louis by wagon train trust the riders escorting them, tough hombres who proved their mettle by fighting off an Indian attack. Yet the riders are wolves in sheep's clothing. They're Confederate soldiers who aim to lead the wagon train and its cargo of Union gold into a Rebel ambush. About that journey, and of one man's journey from villain to hero
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HudThe ReiversHome from the hillGreatest classic films collectionTen wanted men
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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