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Moreno, Rita

Overview
Works: 437 works in 1,099 publications in 6 languages and 34,860 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Biography  Romance films  Animated films  Television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Author, Host, Singer, Other, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Rita Moreno
West Side Story by Robert Wise( Visual )

171 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 6,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest story ever told in the most acclaimed musical of all time! Experience every sensational song, dazzling dance number and magical movie moment of West Side Story in this 50th Anniversary Edition! This electrifying musical sets the ageless tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of gang warfare in 1950s New York
Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly( Visual )

57 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in English and French and held by 3,678 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, featuring an all-new documentary special feature that salutes not just the all-time favorite, but also the musical legacy of its producer, songwriter Arthur Freed
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Darryl Francis Zanuck( Visual )

90 editions published between 1956 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[B]ased on the true story of Anna Leonowens, an English widow who comes to Bangkok in the 1860s to serve as governess to the many children of the King of Siam ... [T]he King is a magnetic and unforgettable figure. When Anna and the King get to know each other, it is mutual respect -- and the surprising lessons they learn from each other -- that leads to one of the most unusual and spellbinding friendships in musical history."--Container
Rio 2 by Anne Hathaway( Visual )

11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,778 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
My beloved world by Sonia Sotomayor( Recording )

9 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,081 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 )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 914 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
The life and times of Frida Kahlo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frida Kahlo transformed her life by painting herself and by making her own life a work of art. One critic identifies Kahlo as a definitive example of Mexico's mixteca, or mixed-race, majority, equal parts Spanish and indigenous. Frida's inward-looking obsession with her physical infirmities, abetted by the emotional roller coaster of her faithless marriage, led her to her artistic voice--painting images of her pain. Combining photos, archival films and interviews, the films grasps the complete story of Kahlo's life in all its dimensions, a mix of artistic discovery, physical challenge, and political activism, with Kahlo's artwork making a strong case for her lasting artistic importance
Oz( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 608 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
Casa de los babys by John Sayles( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 563 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. Focus on the turbulent emotions these American women face surrounding the adoption of foreign babies. The six women are fed up with the long delays of the adoption system in the United States and have the common desire to adopt a child. Includes a Latina mother who is certain that her baby will enjoy a better life with adoptive American parents, but still struggling with the anguish of her sacrifice
Carnal knowledge by Mike Nichols( Visual )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 521 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 463 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 444 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
The life and times of Frida Kahlo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 443 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
Hollywood singing and dancing : a musical history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 433 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
Oz by Adam Bernstein( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 432 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. For mature audiences: includes adult language, violence, nudity and sexual content
Oz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 413 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
The four seasons by Antonio Vivaldi( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 392 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
The best of The Electric Company( Visual )

13 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cultural phenomenon in the '70s, this wildly popular educational television show with big laughs had a bigger message: teaching children basic reading and grammar skills with the emphasis on fun. The best episodes are here in true nostalgic glory
Summer and smoke by Peter Glenville( Visual )

9 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 385 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
Rita Moreno : a memoir by Rita Moreno( Recording )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar, Grammy, Tony and Emmy award winning actress and singer Rita Moreno tells the story of her career and her personal life
 
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West Side Story
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 actrice américaine

Rita Moreno actriz estadounidense

Rita Moreno aktorka portorykańska

Rita Moreno Amerikaans actrice

Rita Moreno attrice portoricana

Rita Moreno US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Ρίτα Μορένο

Рита Морено

Ріта Морено

ריטה מורנו

ריטה מורנו שחקנית אמריקאית

ریتا مورنو

ریٹا مورینو

ริตา โมรีโน

리타 모레노

リタ・モレノ

麗塔·莫瑞諾

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Singin' in the RainThe life and times of Frida KahloThe life and times of Frida KahloThe four seasonsContemporary Hispanic biography : profiles from the International Hispanic Community