WorldCat Identities

Ritter, Thelma

Works: 95 works in 419 publications in 7 languages and 13,824 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Spy films  Romantic comedy films  Biographical films  Musical films  Film noir 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Costume designer, Author
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 )

116 editions published between 1954 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,260 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
All about Eve by Joseph L Mankiewicz( Visual )

24 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,237 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 )

29 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,472 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 )

24 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,167 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 )

40 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 952 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 )

26 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-time loser Skip McCoy steals the wallet of street-smart Candy, who is unknowingly carrying secret microfilm for a gang of communist spies. When Skip is identified as the thief by a stoolie, he becomes wanted by the police, the spies and the girl
Daddy long legs by Jean Negulesco( Visual )

8 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 658 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 Jean Negulesco( Visual )

8 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictional account of the sinking of the famous cruise ship, the Titanic
New girl in town : original cast recording by Bob Merrill( Recording )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new kind of love( Visual )

5 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 317 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 298 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 291 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 )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 256 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 )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 226 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 )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 168 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 106 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
Boeing (707) Boeing (707) by Marc Camoletti( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 102 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 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vertigo is an elaborately constructed murder story and a fascinating study in sexual obsession. A detective with a fear of heights is drawn into a complex plot in which a girl he loves apparently falls to her death. He then meets her double and tries to re-create the image of the woman he has loved but lost in death
A Hole in the head by Frank Capra( Visual )

7 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony, a wannabe big shot, is constantly broke but his brother Mario is very wealthy. Although Tony may not have any money, he does have the unconditional love of his son Ally. When Tony asks his brother for a loan, Mario, who disapproves of Tony's swinging lifestyle, agrees to back his brother if he settles down or gives him custody of Ally
The James Stewart Hollywood legend collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vertigo: Scottie Ferguson, a San Francisco police detective, is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia. Ferguson is hired by a rich shipbuilder to follow his wife who is behaving suspiciously and might be planning suicide. He falls in love with her, she is later murdered, and Ferguson becomes demonic in his desire to re-create her in another woman
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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

Риттер, Телма

Телма Ритер

Телма Ріттер

תלמה ריטר

تلما ریتر بازیگر آمریکایی

ثيلما ريتر

เทลมา ริตเตอร์


English (250)

Spanish (28)

German (21)

French (8)

Italian (3)

Dutch (2)

Swedish (1)

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