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Whitmore, James 1921-2009

Overview
Works: 288 works in 688 publications in 3 languages and 25,462 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Prison films  Musical films  Science fiction films  Romance films  Western films  War films  Action and adventure films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Singer, Photographer, Author, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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The Shawshank Redemption by Frank Darabont( Visual )

37 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 4,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Red" Redding is a lifer who knows the ropes at Maine's Shawshank State Prison. New inmate Andy Dufresne is a quiet banker, unjustly convicted of murder. Andy's indomitable will earns Red's friendship and his resourcefulness brings hope and change to the entire prison. Andy is full of surprises--and he saves his best surprise for last
Tora! Tora! Tora! by Richard Fleischer( Visual )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization chronicling the bombing of Pearl Harbor from both the Japanese and American points of view
Where the red fern grows by Wilson Rawls( Visual )

25 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than anything else, Billy Coleman wanted a pair of hunting dogs. Following his grandfather's advice, Billy saved until he had enough money to buy them. Billy patiently trains them to hunt and they become the best in the state. Being best, however, is not always enough as love given and returned form the basis of true caring and courage
Planet of the apes by Franklin J Schaffner( Visual )

34 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in English and held by 1,563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After crash-landing on an uncharted planet, astronaut Taylor (Charlton Heston) finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Soon, Taylor's life depends on the kindness of the chimpanzee scientists Cornelius (Roddy McDowall) and Zira (Kim Hunter) and his escape to the Forbidden Zone, where he uncovers an earth-shattering secret that may hold the key to his own destiny
Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Visual )

15 editions published between 1955 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple of young cowboys win the hearts of their sweethearts in the Oklahoma territory at the turn of the century. Despite the interference of an evil ranch hand and a roaming peddler
The Majestic by Frank Darabont( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Majestic is an old-fashioned throwback replete with a 1950s B-script and halcyon values like patriotism, true love, and clean fun. Peter Appleton (Jim Carrey) is a Hollywood scriptwriter with a sexy gal, a screenplay under his belt, and his big break on the horizon. But when his name is mistakenly given to the House Un-American Activities Committee, Appleton's dreams of success in the biz quickly unravel. An ensuing car accident leaves him without a memory but a great opportunity--as a small town's Luke Trimble, war hero and all-around swell guy, with whom he happens to bear an uncanny physical resemblance. Of course, there's a beautiful woman (Sandra Sinclair) who waited for his return from the war, an endearing old dad (Martin Landau), and the magical Majestic movie house to renovate and reopen. As Appleton's memory eventually catches up to him, however, The Majestic veers off toward Mr. Smith Goes to Washington territory, complete with a monologue on the First Amendment. Unfortunately, despite the film's earnest striving to be Capra-esque and Carrey's undeniable star quality, the charm is more reminiscent of Ronald Reagan than Jimmy Stewart. --Fionn Meade
Kiss me Kate by Cole Porter( Visual )

6 editions published between 1953 and 2015 in English and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The married leading players of a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew lead an equally tempestuous life backstage
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cowboy wins his girl despite the intervention of a sinister hired hand
I will fight no more forever( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Nez Percé War of 1877, during which Chief Joseph & the Nez Percé Indians fought General Oliver Otis Howard & the U.S. Army for 108 consecutive days before finally surrendering on Oct. 8, 1877
Them! by Gordon Douglas( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Man has split the atom and created the ultimate weapon. But how could he have known he would also create Them? ... Them! begins in New Mexico with a child wandering in shock, a ransacked general store -- and a battered corpse full of enough formic acid to kill 20 men. It ends with an epic struggle in the 700 miles of storm drains under Los Angeles, where the insect hordes are beaten. But they're not conquered, because they spawned a generation of films about radioactive creatures. Some approximate the terror but few have equalled the artistry of Them!"--Back of container
Black like me by ( Visual )

16 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member 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 adventures of Mark Twain( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Twain vliegt met zijn ruimteschip, met aan boord de drie verstekelingen Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher en Huck Finn, de komeet Halley tegemoet. Onderweg passeren verschillende van zijn avonturen de revue en leren de kinderen de beroemde schrijver kennen
Planet of the apes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Astronaut Taylor crash lands on a distant planet ruled by apes who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Soon Taylor finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist
The asphalt jungle( Visual )

6 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a smog-choked city somewhere in the American Midwest, an aging criminal mastermind, newly released from prison, hatches a plan for a million-dollar jewel heist and draws a wealthy lawyer and a cherry-picked trio of outlaws into his carefully devised but inevitably doomed scheme
The serpent's egg by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and Swedish and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Serpent's Egg follows a week in the life of Abel Rosenberg, an out-of-work American circus acrobat living in poverty-stricken Berlin following Germany's defeat in World War I. When his brother commits suicide, Abel seeks refuge in the apartment of an old acquaintance Professor Veregus. Desperate to make ends meet in the war-ravaged city, Abel takes a job in Veregus' clinic, where he discovers the horrific truth behind the work of the strangely beneficent professor and unlocks the chilling mystery that drove his brother to kill himself
Madigan by Don Siegel( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A veteran New York City detective is given only a few hours to track down a vicious killer
Oklahoma! : original movie soundtrack recording by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The twilight zone by Rod Serling( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member 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 gypsy warriors by Lou Antonio( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this action-packed World War II drama, two daredevil U.S. Army captains are assigned the impossible task of infiltrating Nazi-occupied France to retrieve and destroy a killer toxin capable of destroying mankind
All my sons by Arthur Miller( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Keller family cannot escape the Second World War's bitter legacy: the turmoil because of the father's dishonesty and compromise and eldest son Larry has never returned from Europe. His father Joe and his brother Chris presume he was killed in battle, but his mother Kate refuses to give up hope, and is especially upset when she learns that Chris plans to marry Larry's fiancee, Ann. For Kate, this would mean admitting that Larry is dead. However, Kate isn't the only person who doesn't want Chris and Ann to wed. Ann's brother George resents the fact that his father, who used to be Joe's business partner, is now serving time for shipping defective parts to the Army, while Joe, a war profiteer, was found not guilty at the trial
 
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Alternative Names
James Whitmore

James Whitmore acteur américain

James Whitmore actor

James Whitmore Amerikaans filmacteur

James Whitmore ator americano

James Whitmore attore cinematografico e attore televisivo statunitense

James Whitmore US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Whitmore, James, 1921-

Whitmore, James Allen, Jr.

Τζέιμς Γουίτμορ

Джеймс Уитмор

Джэймс Уітмар

Уитмор, Джеймс

Ջեյմս Ուիթմոր

ג'יימס ויטמור

جيمس ويتمور

جیمز ویتمور

جیمز ویتمور افسر و بازیگر آمریکایی

জেমস হোয়াইটমোর

제임스 위트모어

ジェームズ・ホイットモア

詹姆斯·惠特摩

詹姆斯·惠特莫尔

Languages
English (235)

Swedish (1)

French (1)