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Ford, Ruth 1911-2009

Works: 41 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 929 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Film noir  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Amateur films  Photographs 
Roles: Author, Actor, Singer, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PS3545.I5365, 812.54
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Most widely held works about Ruth Ford
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Requiem for a nun, a play from the novel by William Faulkner by Ruth Ford( Book )

7 editions published between 1951 and 1959 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the novel
Strange impersonation( Visual )

3 editions published between 1946 and 2000 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Setting: New York and Los Angeles. Period: Contemporary. When a woman scientist tests a new anesthetic, she dreams that her assistant tries to kill her by means of a simulated accident. She is disfigured in the accident, loses her fiancee to the assistant, and has plastic surgery to make her look like someone else. Her new identity is eventually accused of murdering her old identity. She wakes up from her dream and agrees to marry her fiancee immediately
The grass harp : original Broadway cast recording by Claibe Richardson( Recording )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1999 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady gangster by Robert Florey( Visual )

3 editions published between 1942 and 2007 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A tough-talking beauty gets mixed up in a bank robbery and lands in prison. Before she is jailed, she steals the loot from her partners-in-crime and hides it. While in jail, she is befriended by an influential newspaper man, Kenneth Phillips. The lady ganster attempts to earn her release by turning over the money, but a series of double-crossings by her former henchmen stand in the way"--Container back cover insert
Adventure in Iraq( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After their small plane runs out of gas, a pilot with the U.S. Flying Tigers and his two civilian passengers are forced to land near a remote area of Iraq populated with fanatic Arab devil worshippers. They come upon the mysterious Kingdom of Ghatsi where a wealthy and sophisticated Sheik welcomes them to his opulent palace. The three American realize, however, that they have become prisoners in the plush castle and that the Sheik is a Nazi collaborator with evil plans for their future"--Container
Act one( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before he was an award-winning playwright, screenwriter and director, Moss Hart was a poor, stage-struck Brooklyn dreamer who, after years of writing submissions, rejections galore and sheer persistence, finally grasped the brass ring. He chronicled the sweatiness and sweetness of his first success in the colorful 1959 memoir, which quickly became one of the signature books about the theater
Adventures in Iraq( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures In Iraq (1943): After a forced landing in the Syrian Desert, a pilot and two passengers are held hostage by a Sheik. Legion of Missing Men (1937): Two Foreign Legion officers are captured and tortured by the Arabs
[Home movies. M. Falk collection. Orson Welles directing Too Much Johnson]( Visual )

3 editions published between 1938 and 2014 and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mercury Theatre ensemble on location (at a quarry near Stony Point State Park, New York) to shoot prologue to Act III of the play: Orson Welles directs scene in which a man (Joseph Cotten) holding an umbrella attempts to intervene in a fight between two other men (Howard Smith and Edgar Barrier) as the three splash across a lake; Welles directing Ruth Ford; scene in which Ruth Ford and Virginia Nichsolson [Welles] embrace and scream dramatically
Clutterbuck( Book )

2 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Manhattan theatres, week of January 23, 1950, Biltmore Theatre, Irving L. Jacobs in association with David Merrick presents Arthur Margetson in "Clutterbuck," a new comedy by Benn W. Levy with Tom Helmore, Ruth Matteson, Ruth Ford, Claire Carleton, staged by Norris Houghton, setting by Samuel Leve, costumes supervised by Alvin Colt. Commencing Saturday evening, December 3, 1949
Sanctuary( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noel Polk editorial papers from the Library of America and Random House editions of the works of William Faulkner by Noel Polk( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The editorial papers of Polk consist chiefly of electrostatic copies of Faulkner manuscripts and first editions with Polk's collations, marginal editorial notes, editorial queries and decisions, together with some page and galley proofs of corrected text. Used for the Library of America series on Faulkner and the Random House corrected texts editions of the works of William Faulkner, as well as Faulkner's intended, original text of "Sanctuary."
Charles Henri Ford Papers by Charles Henri Ford( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Miscellaneous series includes correspondence to Charles L. Ford, Gertrude Ford, Pavel Tchelitchew, and Parker Tyler from various correspondents, and manuscripts of works by Djuna Barnes, Marius Bewley, Paul Bowles, Jean Cocteau, Jean Genet, Joe Gould, Ted Joans, Philip Lamantia, Jack Lindsay, Norman Macleod, Gerard Malanga, Howard Nemerov, Dame Edith Sitwell, Parker Tyler, and Kathleen Tankersley Young, as well as miscellaneous notes, architectural plans for a beach house, contracts, a royalty statement, certificates of copyright registration, and materials relating to View
How to succeed in business without really trying (premiere, cast party, and the 1962 Tony Awards)( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Unedited silent home movie footage concerning the Broadway musical How to succeed in business without really trying. Begins with brief excerpts from the 1962 Tony Awards ceremony, where the show won eight awards. Abe Burrows, who directed the show and collaborated on the libretto, is seen collecting two awards. The bulk of the material was filmed on the show's opening night, October 14, 1961, at the 46th Street Theatre. Includes shots of arrivals by various prominent persons in show business, journalism, and politics, backstage footage featuring cast members, and cast party footage at Sardi's restaurant. Critic Walter Kerr is seen in his office at the New York Herald Tribune, writing his review of the show
by Peter Glenville( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Series IV, Hardy William Smith Materials, includes personal correspondence and materials relating to the house he and Glenville owned at 18 East 68th Street in Manhattan, together with some personal and family photographs
Westinghouse summer theatre-- The guinea pigs( )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The ninety-day mistress( Book )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Biltmore Theatre, Philip Rose, David Wilde and Nederlander-Steinbrenner Productions present Dyan Cannon, Martin Milner, Ruth Ford, Walter Abel in "The Ninety-Day Mistress," by J.J. Coyle, with Doris Belack, Nicolas Coster, Tony Lo Bianco, setting by Leon Munier, lighting by Clarke Dunham, costumes by Pearl Somner, associate producer Selma Leichtling, directed by Philip Rose
Horton Foote letters to Ruth Ford by Horton Foote( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Horton Foote was an American dramatist from Wharton, Texas who made a career as an actor, playwright, and screenwriter spanning over seven decades. In 1982 he cast actress Ruth Ford in his play "Old Friends" at the HB Playwrights Foundation. Ford was a film and stage actress whose apartment at the famed Dakota in Manhattan became a salon for artists. This collection of letters provides a glimpse of Foote's busy career as he made films, wrote an unproduced screenplay about China, and directed plays. Also included are promotional materials for the William Inge Festival, which presented Horton Foote with the Lifetime Achievement in the American Theatre award; correspondence from the festival acknowledging Ford's tribute to Foote in the festival; and the June 1989 issue of Ole Miss Alumni Review that mentions Foote
Photographs of the New York stage production of "Requiem for a Nun"( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection also includes 14 photographs by Tony Armstrong-Jones depicting actors Ruth Ford, Zachary Scott, and Bertrice Reading in scenes from "Requiem for a Nun." Several of the photographs were used in Ford's printed adaption which was published by Random House in 1959
The milk train doesn't stop here anymore by Tennessee Williams( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ford's Theatre, Leonard B. McLaughlin, general manager, David Merrick presents Tallulah Bankhead, Tab Hunter, Ruth Ford, in "The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore," a play by Tennessee Williams, directed by Tony Richardson, production designed by Rouben Ter-Arutunian, music composed by Ned Rorem, associate producer Neil Hartley, lighting by Martin Aronstein, with Marian Seldes, Bobby Dean Hooks, Konrad Matthaei, and Ralph Roberts, hair styles by Michel Kazan
Studio one-- "King Coffin"( )

1 edition published in 1953 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Alternative Names
Ford, Ruth Elizabeth 1911-2009

Ruth Ford actrice américaine

Ruth Ford Amerikaans acteur

Ruth Ford Amerikaans actrice

Ruth Ford amerikansk skådespelare

Ruth Ford amerikansk skodespelar

Ruth Ford amerikansk skuespiller

Ruth Ford US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Форд, Рут

روت فورد بازیگر آمریکایی

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