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Walston, Ray 1917-2001

Overview
Works: 182 works in 441 publications in 4 languages and 22,339 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Television mini-series  History  Musical films  Humor  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Director, Singer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ray Walston
 
Most widely held works by Ray Walston
The apartment by Billy Wilder( Visual )

25 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ambitious office clerk plans to get ahead by lending out his apartment to his boss, but falls in love with the boss's girlfriend
South Pacific by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

24 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young American nurse from Little Rock meets the handsome and mysterious French planter on a South Pacific island during World War II. Seeking respite from the battles around them, they find refuge in each other as their romance blooms in the lush tropical paradise
The sting by George Roy Hill( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 2,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two con men set out to avenge the death of a mutual friend in 1930s Chicago. They swindle a powerful crime lord, pitting brain against brawn and pistol
Fast times at Ridgemont High by Amy Heckerling( Visual )

20 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 1,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy that chronicles the trials and tribulations of several high school students
Of mice and men by John Steinbeck( Visual )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 1,585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two unemployed men search for work during the Depression and find themselves enjoying work on a farm despite the attitude of their supervisor's son. However, when that son's wife ends up as an innocent victim, the men are faced with difficult choices
"Damn Yankees" by Jerry Ross( Visual )

8 editions published between 1958 and 2004 in English and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if you could help your favorite team win the pennant? And what if you got to be the star of that team? For lifelong Washington Senators fan Joe Boyd that dream comes true when after seeing his team lose yet again, he rashly declares that he would sell his soul to the devil to see his team beat the Yankees. The Devil goes by Mr. Applegate now, and he agrees that Joe--a one-time baseball standout--will play for the Senators and help them reach the promised land. But Joe persuades Applegate to give him an escape clause, should he dislike his new identity. Applegate declares that he can back out at any time before the last game of the season--if he plays in the final game, he'll belong to the Devil. Featuring members of the original Broadway cast (Tab Hunter was not in the original cast)
Paint your wagon by Frederick Loewe( Visual )

10 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen, enhanced for 16:9 TVs. The story of a goldmining boom town centering on the work-and-play partnership of two miners and the wife they share
Popeye by Robert Altman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olive Oyl, Wimpy, Bluto and others join Popeye in his adventures in the harbor town of Sweethaven
Damn Yankees original Broadway cast recording by Richard Adler( Recording )

12 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My favorite Martian( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this movie based on the 60's television series of the same name, TV reporter, Tim O'Hara stumbles upon a Martian who has just crashed on Earth. Tim schemes to expose the Martian who has taken human form as "Uncle Martin." When Tim's efforts are foiled by Uncle Martin's antics, he decides to help the alien return home
Runaway Ralph by Beverly Cleary( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The further adventures of Beverly Cleary's beloved Ralph S. Mouse find him running away from his hotel home to avoid sharing his motorcycle
Get a clue!( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turtle Wexler's family just moved to a new neighborhood ... right next to the haunted Westing Mansion. On a dare from her new friends, Turtle sneaks into the mansion only to find the scene of a crime. It's the biggest mystery in the city's history. With a handful of clues and house full of suspects, Turtle gathers the evidence with her brainy partner Chris to cash in on a $20 million dollar reward
The mouse and the motorcycle by Beverly Cleary( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses live-action and dimensional animation to present the story of a young boy who is saved from a boring weekend in a run-down hotel by a motorcycle-loving mouse who leads him on a series of exciting adventures. Also includes Runaway Ralph: Riding his toy motorcycle to a summer camp for human children, he befriends a lonely young boy accused of stealing, and must face a nasty tom cat to help clear his new friends name
The stand by Stephen King( Visual )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally aired as a television mini-series, this all-star filmization of Stephen King's gripping epic of good versus evil chronicles the episodic adventures of a disparate group of people who struggle to reestablish civilization after a man-made catastrophe wipes out most of the world's population. The world abruptly ends when a deadly virus accidentally escapes from a government sponsored biological warfare laboratory. Soon people are dropping like flies from the plague
Ralph S. Mouse --and more exciting animal adventure stories( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Ralph S. Mouse," there are too many mice at the Mountain View Inn, so Ralph must leave. He persuades his friend Ryan to take him to school, where the fun and the danger begin. "Stanley and the Dinosaurs" features the adventures of Stanley, a caveman who likes to garden and paint pictures. When Mother and Father Elephant are lost at sea, their elephant son is left all alone. But not for long. Old "Uncle Elephant," who has more wrinkles than the beach has sand, makes a new home for his young nephew
Kiss me, stupid by Billy Wilder( Visual )

21 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two would-be songwriters hijack Dino as he passes through their town. Their attempts to charm him into listening to their songs encounter a problem when one man's wife is the head of Martin's fan club. A substitute is hired to claim his attentions. Things do not exactly work out as planned
Broadway's lost treasures III the best of the Tony Awards( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of Broadway song & dance numbers from The Tony Awards, as performed by the original cast members between 1968 and 2002
Stories about Ralph S. Mouse( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "The Mouse and the Motorcycle" Ralph makes a friend. Stuck at a hotel for the weekend, Kevin lets Ralph borrow his toy motorcycle, and while out for a spin Ralph has a series of exciting adventures. Ralph returns for "Runaway Ralph" wherein he runs away from his home at the Mountain View Inn. But the Happy Acres Summer Camp is not what Ralph has in mind - lucky for him, his friend Garf is a friend indeed. In "Ralph S. Mouse," there are too many mice at the Mountain View Inn, so Ralph must leave. He persuades his friend Ryan to take him to school, where the fun and the danger begin
The object of my affection by Nicholas Hytner( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman falls in love with her new roommate even though he is gay and loves her purely as a friend. When she becomes pregnant, she realizes she would rather raise her child with him than with her boyfriend -- a decision that forces the threesome to explore the fine line between love, sex and friendship
Addams Family reunion( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gomez and Morticia make a horrifying discovery that Grandpa and Grandma Addams are afflicted with a tragic illness that is slowly making them normal. Seeking a family witch doctor to return them to their formerly fiendish selves, the entire Addams clan heads to a ritzy reunion
 
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Alternative Names
Wallston, Ray 1914-2001

Walston, Herman

Walston, Ray

Walston, Ray 1914-2001

Languages
English (190)

German (7)

French (2)

Spanish (2)

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Fast times at Ridgemont HighOf mice and menMy favorite MartianBroadway's lost treasures III the best of the Tony AwardsStories about Ralph S. MouseAddams Family reunion