Most widely held works about Rita Moreno
Most widely held works by Rita Moreno
West Side story ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 2,622 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.
West side story ( Visual )
73 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 2,111 libraries worldwide
A modern version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, set in the Puerto Rican section of New York City.
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in English and held by 1,741 libraries worldwide
An English schoolteacher finds herself at odds with the King of Siam when she is hired as the teacher at the royal court in the 1860s.
Singin' in the rain ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1952 and 2002 in English and held by 1,528 libraries worldwide
Actors are caught in the bumpy transition to talking pictures; a Spoof of the early days of "talkie" films.
Singin' in the rain ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and held by 1,467 libraries worldwide
Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as well as his buddy, prospective ladylove, and shrewish co-star.
The life and times of Frida Kahlo ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 888 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.
Scooby-Doo! and the monster of Mexico ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 736 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.
Casa de los babys ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 529 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.
Piñero ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 431 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.
Hollywood singing and dancing a musical history ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 431 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.
Summer and smoke ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
A spinster's dreams are left behind like dying embers when the young doctor she loves descends into a seamy nightlife with a sultry vamp.
Oz. The complete first season ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 364 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.
The King and I ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 338 libraries worldwide
An English schoolteacher finds herself at odds with the King when she is the teacher at the royal court in the 1860s.
OZ the complete second season ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 333 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.
Oz. The complete third season ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
Old scores are settled, new alliances are forged and tempers flare as hot as ever in the third season.
Oz. The complete fourth season ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 294 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.
The four seasons ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 287 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. Vol. 2 ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Comedy sketches, music, animation and special effects were the tools of this video classroom. Full of wit and energy this popular educational show from the 1970's made learning to read fun.
I like it like that ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and French and held by 277 libraries worldwide
When her husband is arrested, a young Brooklyn mother has to get a job to support her family. She soon finds her confidence, but the neighborhood boys get word to her husband that she's dating her boss. This leads to a major confrontation, when the husband has to acknowledge his wife's new strength and importance to the family.
West Side story by Leonard Bernstein ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 276 libraries worldwide
All Souls' Day Animated television programs Biography British Comedy films Dancers Documentary films Drama Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired Films--for the hearing impaired First loves Gangs Governesses History Immigrants Juvenile works Kahlo, Frida Kings and rulers Kings and rulers--Children Landon, Margaret,--1903-1993 Leonowens, Anna Harriette,--1831-1915 Love Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Mexico Mongkut,--King of Siam,--1804-1868 Motion picture actors and actresses Musical films Musical films Musicals New York (State) Painters Prisons Prison wardens Private investigators Romance films Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare, William) Scooby-Doo (Fictitious character) Sound motion pictures Teachers Television programs Thailand United States Video recordings for the hearing impaired Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
Alvario, Rosa Dolores
Alvario, Rosa Dolores 1931-
Alverío, Rosa Dolores 1931-
Alverío, Rosita Dolores 1931-
Moreno, Rosita 1931-
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