WorldCat Identities

Ritter, Thelma

Works: 121 works in 508 publications in 7 languages and 14,642 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Romance films  Disaster films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romantic comedy films  Film noir  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author, Contributor, Singer
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 )

134 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professional photographer L.B. "Jeff" Jeffries, becomes obsessed with watching the private dramas of his neighbors while confined to a wheelchair with a broken leg. When he suspects that a salesman may have murdered his nagging, invalid wife, Jeffries enlists the help of his stunning socialite girlfriend to investigate the suspicious chain of events
All about Eve by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 2,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 maneuvers 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 critics see through Eve, admiring her audacity and perfect pattern of deceit
Pillow talk by Michael Gordon( Visual )

35 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy in which a carefree bachelor and carefree career girl share a telephone party line. Mutual hostility develops without their ever having met. When they finally become acquainted, attitudes begin to change
The misfits by John Huston( Visual )

24 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and Swedish and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The misfits: "Divorced and disillusioned, Roslyn Tabor befriends a group of 'misfits, ' including an aging cowboy, a heartbroken mechanic and a worn-out rodeo rider. Through their live-for-the-moment lifestyle, Roslyn experiences her first taste of freedom, exhilaration and passion. But when her innocent idealism clashes with their hard-edged practicality, Roslyn must risk losing their friendship ... and the only true love she's ever known"--Container
Birdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man-- by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

32 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 944 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 )

28 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 868 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 Jean Negulesco( Visual )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millionaire playboy Jervis Pendleton III becomes enamored with a young woman living in a French orphanage, and decides to anonymously sponsor her college education in America. When they finally meet face-to-face two years later, romance blossoms but is complicated by Jervis's hesitance towards their age differences
Titanic by James Cameron( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic reinactment of the 1912 sinking of the British ocean liner Titanic during which over 1500 lives were lost. Story centers on the shipboard lives of the passengers
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 14 motion pictures directed by Alfred Hitchcock, originally released between 1942 and 1976
A new kind of love( Visual )

4 editions published between 1963 and 2005 in English and held by 312 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."
The Doris Day and Rock Hudson comedy collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 308 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
Move over, darling( Visual )

5 editions published between 1963 and 2017 in English and held by 301 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!
With a song in my heart the Jane Froman story by José Carreras( Visual )

6 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and held by 272 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
Frank Capra's A hole in the head( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 244 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
New girl in town : original cast recording by Bob Merrill( )

4 editions published between 1957 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New girl in town : original cast recording by Bob Merrill( Recording )

8 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As young as you feel( Visual )

12 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Hodges works a hand press at an 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
Boeing (707) Boeing (707)( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 117 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 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 4 : Psycho: based on the novel by Robert Bloch. Psycho is a horror melodrama in which a woman disappears after spending the night in an isolated motel which adjoins an eerie Victorian mansion, inhabited by a disturbed young man and his mother
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
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Alternative Names
Telma Riter

Thelma Ritter actrice américaine

Thelma Ritter actriz estadounidense

Thelma Ritter aktorka amerykańska

Thelma Ritter Amerikaans filmacteur

Thelma Ritter Amerikaans filmactrice

Thelma Ritter attrice statunitense

Thelma Ritter US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Θέλμα Ρίτερ

Риттер, Телма

Телма Ритер

Телма Ріттер

תלמה ריטר

تلما ریتر

تلما ریتر بازیگر آمریکایی

ثيلما ريتر

เทลมา ริตเตอร์




English (313)

Spanish (10)

German (8)

French (2)

Dutch (2)

Swedish (1)

Italian (1)

All about EvePillow talkBirdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man--Pickup on South StreetAlfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collectionA new kind of loveFrank Capra's A hole in the head