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Moreno, Rita

Overview
Works: 442 works in 1,296 publications in 6 languages and 35,552 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Biography  Juvenile works  Children's films  Romance films  Television programs  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Author, Host, Singer, Other, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rita Moreno
West Side Story by Robert Wise( Visual )

196 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 4,982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets
Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly( Visual )

73 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as are his buddy, prospective ladylove, and shrewish costar. Rediscover the musical masterpiece in dazzling, restored high definition
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Darryl Francis Zanuck( Visual )

106 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 3,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An English schoolteacher finds herself at odds with the King when she is the teacher at the royal court in the 1860s
Rio 2 by Jake T Austin( Visual )

17 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewel, Blu and their three kids are leaving their domesticated life in that magical city for a journey to the Amazon. They encounter a menagerie of characters that are born to be wild. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all: his father-in-law
West Side story by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

15 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in English and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets
The life and times of Frida Kahlo( Visual )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frida Kahlo was more than a great painter: her life and art reflected the maelstrom of the revolution and culture that defined the first half of the twentieth century. This film combines Kahlo's artwork with photos, archival films and interviews
My beloved world by Sonia Sotomayor( Recording )

17 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. Now, with a candor and intimacy never undertaken by a sitting Justice, she recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a journey that offers an inspiring testament to her own extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself
Scooby-Doo! and the monster of Mexico by Douglas Wood( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy, and Scooby-Doo go to Mexico to visit Fred's computer pen pal and to celebrate the Day of the Dead festivities, which become less festive when a towering, glowering Chupacabra monster turns up to terrify both tourists and locals. The young snoops smell a conspiracy, and as they chase down clues their search for the truth leads them into sundry Mexican antiquities - ancient tombs and temples - where danger increases exponentially
Oz( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Welcome to Emerald City, an experimental unit of the Oswald Maximum Security Prison, or OZ. As run by Tim McManus and overseen by Warden Leo Glenn, Em City is about prisoner rehabilitation over public retribution. No matter how hardened a criminal or killer, whether you're in for a few years or in for life, you have a role to play. Once inside, choose your friends carefully"--Box set
Oz by Dean Winters( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the bloodbath that ended the prison riot, life is returning to far from normal for those who survive in the experimental unit of OZ. The warden struggles to do the right thing for his prisoners, facing adversity at every turn. Safety at OZ is not an option
Casa de los babys by John Sayles( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six women -- dreamy Eileen, abrasive Nan, athletic Skipper, brusque Leslie, vivacious Jennifer and patient Gayle -- are staying at a hotel in South America, run by Señora Muñoz. Fed up with the long delays of the adoption system in the United States, they are passing the days waiting to adopt local children to bring home with them
Carnal knowledge by Mike Nichols( Visual )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the sexual triumphs and disasters of two American men as it traces their lives from college days to middle age
Oz by Dean Winters( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Oswald State Correctional Facility, Level Four, the wish list inside Emerald City keeps growing. In Oz, be careful what you wish for--you might just get it
Oz by Dean Winters( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old scores are settled, new alliances are forged and tempers flare as hot as ever in the third season
Piñero( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical look at a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a precursor to rap and hip-hop. After doing time in Sing-Sing Prison for petty thefts and drug dealing, Piñero adapted his prison experiences into the 1974 Tony-nominated play Short eyes
Oz by Dean Winters( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prison renovations following the fire are complete: the walls are cleaner, the cafeteria is bigger, and everything seems fresher ... from the outside that is. Inside the hearts and minds of the prisoners, Oz is just as dark and raw as it ever was
Hollywood singing and dancing : a musical history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Shirley Jones presents a series of highlight moments from various Hollywood musicals. Beginning in the earliest days of the genre, the viewer is taken through a history of the musical film to contemporary releases such as "Chicago" and "Dreamgirls". Clips of the films are accompanied by current and archival interviews with crew and cast members, who provide anecdotes and other production details
Pioneers of television( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each episode melds interviews with archival clips to offer a fresh take on televisions founding celebrities. Season two profiles science fiction, crime dramas, kids' shows, and westerns. The Science fiction episode features clips from The twilight zone, Lost in space, Star trek, The lieutenant and Time tunnel. The Western episode features clips from Gunsmoke, Bonanza, The rifleman, The big valley, Daniel Boone, The wild wild west, Maverick, Support your local sheriff, Lady of burlesque, and High chaparral. The Crime dramas episode features clips from Columbo, Dragnet, Freedom highway, Hawaii five-o, I spy, Mannix, Mission impossible, Police woman, Rockford files, Sunset range, Unsolved and Untouchables. The Local kids' TV episode features clips from Wallace and Ladmo show, Bozo's circus, Garfield Goose and friends, Fat Albert and the Cosby kids, Muppet commercials, Sam and friends, Time for Beany, Chuck McCann show, Children's corner, Mr. Rogers' neighborhood, Whizzo the clown, Axel and his dog, Terry tell time, Porky Pig, Romper room and Sesame Street
The four seasons( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three very close-knit upper middle-class couples periodically take vacations together. These gatherings turn into a bittersweet exploration of not only their friendship, but divorce and its consequences, after one of the men leaves his wife for a much younger woman
Summer and smoke by Peter Glenville( Visual )

10 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From childhood, Alma has loved John Buchanan. Repressed by the pressure of a minister father and a mother who has never recovered from a nervous breakdown, she keeps these feelings bottled up. Her life becomes unbearable when John returns from medical school and takes up with the sultry Rosa, the daughter of the casino owner who is as open and willing, as Alma is shy and repressed
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
West Side Story
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Singin' in the RainThe life and times of Frida KahloThe four seasonsCONTEMPORARY HISPANIC BIOGRAPHYPasos de Rita Moreno, Fernando Botero, Evelyn CisneroHispanic American biography
Alternative Names
Alvario, Rosa Dolores.

Alvario, Rosa Dolores 1931-

Alverío, Rosa Dolores 1931-

Alverio, Rosita Dolores.

Alverío, Rosita Dolores 1931-

Moreno, Rosita 1931-

Rita Moreno

Rita Moreno actrice américaine

Rita Moreno actriz estadounidense

Rita Moreno aktorka portorykańska

Rita Moreno Amerikaans actrice

Rita Moreno amerikanesch Schauspillerin

Rita Moreno Atriz americana

Rita Moreno attrice portoricana

Rita Moreno pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat

Rita Moreno Puerto Rican singer, dancer and actress

Rita Moreno puertoricansk skådespelare, dansare och sångerska

Rita Moreno US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Ρίτα Μορένο

Ρίτα Μορένο Πορτορικανή ηθοποιός, τραγουδίστρια και χορεύτρια

Рита Морено

Рыта Марэна

Ріта Морено

ריטה מורנו

ריטה מורנו שחקנית אמריקאית

ریتا مورنو

ریٹا مورینو

รีตา มอเรโน

ริตา โมรีโน

리타 모레노

リタ・モレノ

麗塔·莫瑞諾

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