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Moreno, Rita

Overview
Works: 367 works in 892 publications in 6 languages and 31,452 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Juvenile works  Television programs  Animated television programs  Biographical films  Television series  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Interviewee, Host, Singer, Recipient, Other
Classifications: PN1995.9.M86, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Rita Moreno
West Side story by Robert Wise ( Visual )
148 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 6,588 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 Nacio Herb Brown ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1952 and 2012 in English and held by 3,521 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 )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2006 in English and held by 2,492 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
My beloved world by Sonia Sotomayor ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,124 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
The life and times of Frida Kahlo ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,020 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
Scooby-Doo! and the monster of Mexico by Douglas Wood ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 904 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
Casa de los babys ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six American women travel to South America to adopt babies, but they are forced, by law, to live there
Oz by Tom Fontana ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 545 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 pulic 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
Carnal knowledge by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 475 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 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 464 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
Piñero ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 462 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
Hollywood singing and dancing a musical history ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 451 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
Summer and smoke by Peter Glenville ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A spinster's dreams are left behind when the young doctor she loves descends into a seamy nightlife with a sultry vamp
The King and I by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 384 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
Oz by Tom Fontana ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 379 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
Oz ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 379 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 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Old scores are settled, new alliances are forged and tempers flare as hot as ever in the third season
The four seasons ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 348 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
Pioneers of television ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 343 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 King and I original motion picture soundtrack by Richard Rodgers ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in German and English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Alvario, Rosa Dolores.
Alvario, Rosa Dolores 1931-
Alverío, Rosa Dolores 1931-
Alverio, Rosita Dolores.
Alverío, Rosita Dolores 1931-
Moreno, Rosita 1931-
Languages
English (308)
French (17)
Spanish (9)
German (4)
Multiple languages (4)
Italian (1)
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