WorldCat Identities

Ritter, Thelma

Overview
Works: 119 works in 465 publications in 7 languages and 14,528 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, Contributor, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Thelma Ritter
 
Most widely held works by Thelma Ritter
Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

118 editions published between 1954 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,335 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 )

19 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 2,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise to fame of a ruthless and ambitious young actress
Pillow talk by Michael Gordon( Visual )

31 editions published between 1959 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,486 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 )

23 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in English and Swedish and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of cowboys and a young divorcee meet in the Nevada desert to try to find new lives
Birdman of Alcatraz : the story of a real and living man-- by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

25 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 )

24 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petty crook Skip McCoy has his eyes fixed on the big score. When the cocky three-time convict picks the pocketbook of unsuspecting Candy, he finds a haul bigger than he could have imagined: a strip of microfilm bearing confidential U.S. secrets. Tailed by manipulative Feds and the unwitting courier's Communist puppeteers, Skip and Candy find themselves in a precarious gambit that pits greed against redemption, Right versus Red, and passion against self-preservation
Daddy long legs by Jean Negulesco( Visual )

9 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 647 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 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the tragic 1912 sinking of the British luxury liner Titanic in which over 1,500 people lost their lives
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 15 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 313 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 )

3 editions published between 1963 and 2009 in English and held by 297 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 296 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 by George Ella Lyon( Visual )

4 editions published between 1952 and 2011 in English and held by 267 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 234 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( )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 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 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As young as you feel( Visual )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 164 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
Boeing (707) Boeing (707)( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 106 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
Father was a fullback( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 102 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 : the essentials collection( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 2 : Vertigo : based upon the novel "D'entre les morts" by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac. 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
 
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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 بازیگر آمریکایی

ثيلما ريتر

เทลมา ริตเตอร์

セルマ・リッター

瑟爾瑪·瑞特

蒂瑪·瑞特

Languages
English (270)

Spanish (10)

German (8)

French (2)

Dutch (2)

Swedish (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
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