WorldCat Identities

Ritter, Thelma

Works: 131 works in 396 publications in 5 languages and 13,498 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Romantic comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Musical films  Spy films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Thelma Ritter
Most widely held works by Thelma Ritter
Alfred Hitchcock's Rear window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

73 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder
All about Eve by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 2,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of six Academy Awards including Best Picture, Director, Screenplay and Supporting Actor. From the moment she glimpses her idol at the stage door, Eve Harrington moves relentlessly towards her goal: taking the reins of power from the great actress Margo Channing. The cunning Eve manoevres her way into Margo's Broadway role, becomes a sensation and even causes turmoil in the lives of Margo's director boyfriend, her playwright and his wife. Only the cynical drama critic sees through Eve, admiring her audacity and perfect pattern of deceit
Pillow talk by Michael Gordon( Visual )

26 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of an uptight interior decorator who must share a telephone party line with a laid-back playboy. But the real connection is made when the two meet and he starts wooing her with late-night calls while pretending to be someone else
The misfits by John Huston( Visual )

19 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and Swedish and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following her divorce, a lonely young woman befriends a couple of down-on-their-luck cowboys. Both men desire her, but she longs for only one, who represents for her the freedom she's never had. Teaming up with a weather-beaten rodeo rider, the foursome goes into the mountains on a quest for rare and elusive wild horses. There they come to realize that, for all their differences, they share fundamentally similar needs and desires
Birdman of Alcatraz the story of a real and living man-- by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

21 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a convicted killer who avoids the depths of despair by becoming a world-renowned authority on birds during his imprisonment
Pickup on South Street by Samuel Fuller( Visual )

17 editions published between 1953 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petty crook Skip McCoy has his eye set on the big score. When the three-time convict picks the pocketbook of unsuspecting Candy, he finds a haul bigger than he ever could have imagined: a strip of microfilm bearing confidential U.S. secrets. Tailed by the Feds and the unwitting courier's Communist puppeteers, Skip and Candy find themselves in a precarious gambit that pits greed against redemption
Daddy long legs by Fred Astaire( Visual )

6 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A playboy traveling through Europe anonymously sponsors a lovely young girl whom he sends to college in America. Complications arise when they meet two years later and fall in love
Titanic by Jean Negulesco( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Determined to remove her family from the superficial, high-society world in which her husband is engrossed, a woman flees to America along with her children on the R.M.S. Titanic. Learning of her plan her husband buys a steerage ticket in the hopes of reconciling with his family. But when fate steps in, the family faces an unimaginable challenge and the possibility of separation from each other forever
A new kind of love( Visual )

4 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sam buys (and steals) fashionable dress designs for a New York department store. When the store sends her to Paris for fashion week, she meets a newspaper columnist who takes no interest in her until she pretends to be the worldly call girl, "Mimi."
Move over, darling( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who is ready to have his missing wife declared legally dead and remarry finds himself in a predicament when his first wife turns up after five years of being gone!
The Doris Day and Rock Hudson comedy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pillow talk: Two single professionals find themselves sharing a party line - and a whole lot more - when they get their lines crossed
With a song in my heart the Jane Froman story( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical retelling of the extraordinary life of 1940s songstress Jane Froman. When an overseas flight crashes off the coast of Lisbon, Portugal, Jane barely survives the wreck. Ripped from the spotlight into a series of life-threatening operations, hope seems a distant memory for Jane as she sets out on a journey of recovery that's more than heroic-- it's what music is made of
New girl in town original cast recording by Bob Merrill( Recording )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Capra's A hole in the head( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy about Tony Manetta, a small-time Miami Beach hotel operator barely able to make the payments on his own modest inn, who dreams of one day opening a million dollar resort. In addition to bill collectors, Tony must contend with his beatnik girlfriend and his well-meaning but conservative brother and sister-in-law. Through thick and thin, however, one thing remains constant: the love between Tony and his young son who admires him even if he isn't a big shot
As young as you feel( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Hodges works a hand press at a ACME Printing Company and is forced to retire when he turns sixty-five. When it is discovered that no one at the company knows the parent company's president, John decides to dye his hair and mustache, and gives a convincing impersonation to the executive officers to ignore the mandatory retirement clause. John soon finds himself giving a creditable speech on the dignity of man and gaining national attention to an outmoded retirement policy
Father was a fullback( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As if the season wasn't going badly enough for college football coach Fred MacMurray, problems are mounting at home with his two daughters
Alfred Hitchcock's rear window( Visual )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a photographer with a broken leg, Stewart takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbors during a summer heat wave. Things really begin to get hot when he suspects a salesman may have murdered his nagging wife and buried the body in a flower garden. He actively enlists the help of his girlfriend to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events ... Events that ultimately lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in film history
Boeing (707) Boeing (707)( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adapted from the stage to the screen, the film follows the lives of American journalist Bernard Lawrence and his friend and fellow journalist Robert Reed in Paris. Bernard, the ultimate bachelor, is juggling romances with three different stewardesses who just happen to have three different schedules and nationalities. Robert is scheming to take over for his buddy after Bernard's job relocates him to another country
Alfred Hitchcock the essentials collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Birds, a small California town is attacked by thousands of birds
Frank Capra's "A hole in the head"( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony Manetta is a widower living well beyond his means in Miami, and raising his young son, Alvin. With a limited understand of the word 'responsibility,' Tony, finding himself in debt, decides to reach out to his older brother, Mario, for yet another loan, fabricating that the money is needed for Alvin who has taken ill. The plot takes full-swing when Mario and his wife decide to pay Tony and Alvin a visit
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Telma Riter

Thelma Ritter actrice amricaine

Thelma Ritter actriz estadounidense

Thelma Ritter aktorka amerykańska

Thelma Ritter Amerikaans filmacteur

Thelma Ritter attrice statunitense

Thelma Ritter US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

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All about EvePillow talkBirdman of Alcatraz the story of a real and living man--Pickup on South StreetA new kind of loveFrank Capra's A hole in the head