Thelma Ritter

Thelma Ritter appeared in high school plays and was trained at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. In the 1940s she worked in radio. Her movie career was started with a bit part in the 1946 Miracle on 34th Street (1947). In the movie she played a weary Xmas shopper. Her performance in the short scene was noticed by Darryl F. Zanuck who insisted her role be expanded. During the period 1951 to 1963 Ms. Ritter was nominated for 6 Academy Awards. She is one of the most nominated actors who never won the statue. Shortly after a 1968 performance on The Jerry Lewis Show (1967), Ms. Ritter suffered a heart attack which proved fatal.

The database contains 33 images with Thelma Ritter, divided over 11 titles.

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Publicity still with Grace Kelly

2393 * 3000 Rear Window 1954

Publicity still with James Stewart

3000 * 2368 Rear Window 1954

Publicity still with James Stewart

2383 * 3000 Rear Window 1954

Publicity still with Grace Kelly

2366 * 3000 Rear Window 1954

Lobby card with Tony Curtis & Dany Saval

565 * 770 Boeing (707) Boeing (707) 1965

Lobby card with Tony Curtis & Christiane Schmidtmer

802 * 594 Boeing (707) Boeing (707) 1965

Lobby card with Tony Curtis & Christiane Schmidtmer

597 * 770 Boeing (707) Boeing (707) 1965

Lobby card with Tony Curtis & Christiane Schmidtmer

802 * 625 Boeing (707) Boeing (707) 1965

Lobby card with Grace Kelly & James Stewart

1600 * 1259 Rear Window 1954

Lobby card with James Stewart & Grace Kelly

1936 * 1500 Rear Window 1954

Lobby card with Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe & Eli Wallach

1757 * 1381 The Misfits 1961

Lobby card with James Stewart & Grace Kelly

1280 * 983 Rear Window 1954

Lobby card with Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift & Eli Wallach

1762 * 1375 The Misfits 1961

Publicity still with Bette Davis & Celeste Holm

2691 * 2066 All About Eve 1950

Publicity still with Bette Davis

2826 * 2059 All About Eve 1950

Promo shot with Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift & Eli Wallach

1000 * 808 The Misfits 1961

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