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Whitmore, J. (James)

Overview
Works: 77 works in 173 publications in 1 language and 3,638 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Prison films  War films  Fiction  Film noir  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Children's films  Historical films 
Roles: Performer, Actor, Author, Singer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about J Whitmore
Publications by J Whitmore
Most widely held works about J Whitmore
 
Most widely held works by J Whitmore
Where the red fern grows by Wilson Rawls( visu )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and held by 659 libraries worldwide
Set in the Ozarks during the Depression, the movie is the story of Billy who yearns for pet dogs and how he gets them
Moses by Michelangelo Buonarroti( visu )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Three children travel back in time and witness the confrontation between Pharoah and Moses over the captivity of the Hebrews by the Egyptians
Love those trains by National Geographic Video( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Presents a nostalgic journey into the world of trains. Travels aboard the Orient Express as it wines and dines the elite, the Guayaquil/Quito Train which transports rooftop passengers through the Andes, and the Salad Bowl Express which ships fresh produce from California to New York. Also shows the 150th anniversary celebration of the John Bull, the world's oldest operable steam engine
Will Rogers' U.S.A by Will Rogers( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Selections from well-known radio programs originally done by Will Rogers
Where the red fern grows 1 & 2 : double feature ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Where the red fern grows : Where the Red Fern Grows is, quite simply, a wonderful story for all ages and for all time. A boy's yearning for two Redbone Hound dogs, which his parents couldn't afford during the desolate times of the Depression in the Ozarks, is the setting for this truly triumphant film. Billy's grandfather promises the lad that God will meet him halfway if he believes in himself and his beloved dogs. Billy faces adventure, suspense, tragedy and ultimately, a love and loyalty of family and friendship to realize his dream
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( visu )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2006 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
A dramatization chronicling the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
Shelley Duvall's production of Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle is a lovable lady with a knack for helping kids and their parents. "The answer-backer cure": Melissa Bean has a naughty habit of answering back, but she is soon out-spoken by the best talker in town--Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's pet parrot, Black Jack. "The chores cure": All children hate to do their chores until Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle works her magic cure with the help of a friend
The asphalt jungle by John Huston( visu )
3 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
When criminal mastermind Doc Riedenschneider is released from prison, he approaches lawyer Alonzo Emmerich with a plan for the biggest jewel heist in history. Doc carefully selects and rehearses his team, but Emmerich is planning to double-cross the thieves and flee the country with the loot
Sam Elliott 3 movies : Blue River, Gone to Texas, and I will fight no more forever ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Gone to Texas: The true-life story of Sam Houston, the frontier hero and statesman whose bravery and vision led to the creation of the Republic of Texas
Planet of the apes by Franklin J Schaffner( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Astronauts crash-land on an unknown planet to find that apes are the dominant, intelligent species
Black like me by ( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Based on the landmark memoir by John Howard Griffin, Black Like Me stars James Whitmore as Griffin, who medically altered his pigment and, with the help of a sunlamp, reinvented himself as an itinerant black writer navigating his way through Mississippi and Alabama. Along the way he experienced firsthand both crushing racism and the incredible life force of the Afro-American communities
The beast from 20,000 fathoms ; Them ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Them: "Nuclear tests in the desert result in the growth of gigantic mutant ants who menace cities in the American south-west as a team of investigators and the army search for a way to control their spread in this Cold War-era monster film."--IMDb
Blue River ; Gone to Texas ; I will fight no more forever ; Superdome ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Superdome: The action behind the scenes at the Superbowl proves to be just as intense as the game itself -- jobs are in jeopardy, high-stakes bets are placed, and a killer is on the loose
Battle cry ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
An epic ode to World War II Marine heroism and homefront sacrifice "Battle Cry", directed by action master Raoul Walsh, follows new recruits from boot camp to a New Zealand base of operations to the war they knew would someday come their way: the bloody invasion of Saipan
The Golden honeymoon by Ring Lardner( visu )
3 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
The story of an elderly couple who take a winter vacation in St. Petersburg, Fla. in the 1920's and discover that fifty years of marriage have not prevented the arousal of old jealousies nor diminished the chances of an even deeper love
The twilight zone by Rod Serling( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
The fourth season of this classic groundbreaking series saw the beginning of one-hour episodes. This allowed for more elaborate and detailed stories which plunged viewers even further into the twilight zone
The Shawshank Redemption by Frank Darabont( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Wrongly accused city banker Andy Dufresne arrives at Shawshank Prison in 1947 after receiving a double life sentence for the murders of his wife and her lover. His quiet strength earns him the respect and friendship of the prison fixer Red. He also becomes popular with the warden and prison guards, as he is able to use his banking experience to help the corrupt officials amass fortunes. But Andy's seemingly stoic acceptance of his imprisonment hides a fierce determination for freedom and provides a unique chance to change his fate
Working for the Lord ( visu )
5 editions published between 1975 and 1989 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
A tribute to the tradition of fine American craftmanship that is the legacy of the early, hard-working religious communes of the 19th and 20th centuries. Original photographs, film clips, drawings, engravings and interviews re-create the energetic and enterprising world of these unique religious communes, inspiring forerunners of America's phenomenal growth into a modern industrial society
Where the red fern grows 2: ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Billy Coleman returns from WWII to his grandfather's home in Louisiana and tries to readjust to civilian life. With the help of a pair of Redbone hound puppies and a young neighborhood boy named Wilson, he soon rediscover the gigt of giving and caring
G.I. Joe : Ernie Pyle ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Biography of famed World War II correspondent Pyle who accompanied Allied troops and reported the war from the point of view of the common foot soldier. Includes footage and interviews not seen in the original national television broadcast of the film
 
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Whitmore, James
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