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Ravetch, Irving

Overview
Works: 139 works in 377 publications in 6 languages and 9,018 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Motion picture plays  History  Western films  Fiction  Case studies 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Production personnel
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Irving Ravetch
Norma Rae by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Norma Rae, the Southern millworker who revolutionizes a small town and discovers a power in herself she never knew she had. Under the guidance of a New York unionizer and with increasing courage and determination, Norma Rae organizes her fellow factory workers to fight for better conditions and wages. Based on a true story
The cowboys by Mark Rydell ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tough rancher, deserted by his regular help, hires 11 schoolboys for a 400 mile cattle drive
Hud by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hud Bannon has always preferred drinking, fighting and womanizing to the very traditional ways of his father. Hud is a man who cares more for himself than he does his young nephew, his dad, or even their understanding housekeeper. When disease threatens the cattle on the Bannon Ranch, the conflict between Hud and his old-line father reaches an all time high
Hombre by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A white man raised by an Arizona Apache tribe is forced to confront the society he despises when he sells the boarding house he inherits
William Faulkner's the long, hot summer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben Quick, an industrious con artist who's known throughout the country as a barn burner, gets run out of a Mississippi town. He meets up with Clara Varner, whose father is pressuring her to get married and provide him with grandchildren. It isn't long before he decides Ben and Clara should marry, and when she resists, it sets up a dramatically escalating clash of wills
William Faulkner's The Reivers by William Faulkner ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on William Faulkner's warm, humorous, poignant story about a the advent of the automobile, a horse race and a boy's loss of innocence during an great adventure in the early 1900's South
Murphy's romance by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2005 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emma Moriarty, a divorced horse trainer living in a small Arizona town, is courted by widower and pharmacists Murphy Jones and faces a difficult choice when her ex-husband appears on the scene
Home from the hill by Vincente Minnelli ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wade Hunnicutt is a big man who looms over the Texas backwoodsmen who work his land, over the embittered wife that he cheats on, and over the sons who strive for their father's respect. An emotionally volatile tale of an epic clash between generations. Wade's sons, determined to be their own men, are in danger of repeating their father's life-crippling legacy of lust and violence
Boot Hill ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Boot Hill a wealthy town boss causes trouble and two brothers have no choice but to meet the challenge with guns blazing. In Vengeance Valley hardworking Owen is framed by his jealous brother for a crime he didn't commit
Conrack by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an idealistic, innovative teacher on a remote South Carolina island. His unorthodox teaching methods bring him into conflict with the reactionary school superintendent
Hud ; Norma Rae ; and, The long, hot summer : three screenplays by Irving Ravetch ( Book )
5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vengeance Valley by Luke Short ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1951 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ranch foreman (Lancaster) is continually battling his wayward Brother (Walker) in this melodramatic tale of the western range
Stanley & Iris by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 5 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stanley and Iris are both employees at the same bakery, and find out they have more in common than just their place of work; their trying personal lives. When Stanley loses his job because he can't read, he asks Iris to teach him
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The searchers, a Civil War veteran spends five years on the trail of a Comanche raiding party that kidnapped his dead brother's daughter
The Reivers by Mark Rydell ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and French and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Warm, humorous, poignant story about a boy's loss of innocence and a memoir and loving re-creation of turn-of-the-century Dixie
Ten wanted men ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scott stars as Arizona rancher John Stewart, who is determined to rule his vast empire with strongwilled integrity. Stewart meets opposition, however, from a local landowner who prefers the persuasive power of the pistol to the letter of the law. Suddenly, Stewart is forced to defend himself and the woman he loves against his opponent's renegades who are determined to ransack the town
Norma Rae / Working Girl double feature 2 DVD set ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Long hot summer by Martin Ritt ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Ben Quick, suspected barnburner, drifts into town, he catches the eye of Will, a tyrannical, intimidating patriarch (Will) who decides Quick is the ideal husband for his spinsterish daughter
Run for cover by Nicolas Ray ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ex-convict survives a lynch mob and becomes the town's sheriff once word of his gun skills reach the local townsfolk
Living in a big way ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A serviceman returns home to the war bride he scarcely knows and finds she has misgivings about their impulsive nuptials
 
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Ravetch, Irving Dover 1920-2010
Languages
English (160)
French (11)
German (6)
Spanish (5)
Italian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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