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Ritt, Martin 1914-1990

Overview
Works: 240 works in 854 publications in 6 languages and 16,520 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Western films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Romance films  Spy films  Comedy films  Historical films  Biographical films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Actor, Performer, Author, Restager, Film editor, Interviewee, Contributor, Other, fmd, Production personnel, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Norma Rae by Martin Ritt( visu )
42 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,157 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 spy who came in from the cold by Martin Ritt( visu )
29 editions published between 1965 and 2013 in English and held by 1,441 libraries worldwide
A burnt-out British spy defects to East Germany as a ruse to feed false information to the government
Hud by Martin Ritt( visu )
47 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,387 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( visu )
23 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and held by 918 libraries worldwide
Western based in the 1800's, its the story of a journey by stagecoach across Arizona. The passangers include a half-breed Apache who hates whites, an unscrupulous Indian agent, a bullying gunman and a Mexican driver
The front by Martin Ritt( visu )
26 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 684 libraries worldwide
Howard Price, a restaurant cashier, poses as a writer so that blacklisted authors can submit their work through him, but the injustice around him pushes him to take a stand when he is forced to testify at an investigative congressional committee hearing
The Molly Maguires by Martin Ritt( visu )
21 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and German and held by 602 libraries worldwide
James McParlan is an operative working for the Pinkerton Detective Agency, who is hired by a major coal company to infiltrate and expose an underground terrorist organization, the "Molly Maguires". The Mollies operate within the improverished mining communities of Pennsylvania and are mostly Irish emigrants. McParlan is selected to infiltrate the organization to pose as a new member, but it quickly becomes apparent that the working conditions are truly wretched. The lawman's loyalties become divided between the law and his fellow countrymen
The great white hope by Martin Ritt( visu )
10 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
Based on the life of boxer Jack Johnson, this fictional account of his rise to fame chronicles the battles that the flamboyant champion fought in and out of the ring. Refusing to live within the boundaries deemed acceptable by society, this renowned hero and the woman he loved chose to live their lives the way they wanted-- something which evoked great fury from a narrow-minded world
Cross Creek by Martin Ritt( visu )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 502 libraries worldwide
In 1928 Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings moves to Florida's backwaters to write in peace. She feels bothered by affectionate men, editor and confused neighbors, but soon she connects and writes The Yearling, a classic of American literature
Murphy's romance by Martin Ritt( visu )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 477 libraries worldwide
In an endearing comic love story set in Arizona, a gutsy divorced mother eager to make it as a horse trainer on a small desert ranch is courted by the town's most eligible widower and her ne'er-do-well ex-husband
Stanley & Iris by Martin Ritt( visu )
23 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 7 languages and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Love story about 2 blue-collar workers trapped in their own private prisons. Stanley is held back by his inability to read or write, while Iris is paralyzed emotionally by the loss of her husband. Together they set out to help each other, and end up learning to live and, ultimately, love again
Paris blues by Martin Ritt( visu )
14 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Two American jazz musicians living in Paris fall in love with two girls on vacation from America. They must decide whether to stay in Paris for their music careers, or move back to America for love
Conrack by Martin Ritt( visu )
15 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and held by 232 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
Black Orchid by Martin Ritt( visu )
6 editions published between 1959 and 1986 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
The story of Rose Bianco, a gangster's widow, who must overcome barriers when she falls in love again
Martin Ritt : interviews by Martin Ritt( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Martin Ritt an American Film Institute seminar on his work : [held February 22, 1974] by Martin Ritt( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Edge of the city ( visu )
1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
"Racial tensions lead to tragedy in the railroad yards of New York's waterfront."--Halliwell's Film Guide, 2nd ed
 
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Martin Ritt Amerikaans filmregisseur
Martin Ritt amerikanischer Filmregisseur
Martin Ritt réalisateur américain
Martin Ritt regista statunitense
Ritt de Rastar, Martin 1914-1990
Ritt, Martin
Ritt, Martin 1902-1990
Ritt, Martin 1920-1990
Мартин Ритт
מרטין ריט
مارتین ریت تهیه‌کننده و کارگردان آمریکایی
리트, 마틴 1914-1990
マーティン・リット
马丁·里特
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