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Blades, Rubén

Overview
Works: 531 works in 1,095 publications in 6 languages and 20,482 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Rock music  Musicals  Television adaptations  Pictorial works  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Composer, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Narrator, Singer, Vocalist, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Lyricist, Host, Other, Collector
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Safe house ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tobin Frost..., one of the CIA's most dangerous traitors, resurfaces in South Africa after eluding capture for almost a decade. During Frost's interrogation, the safe house where he is being held in is attacked by brutal mercenaries forcing rookie agent Matt Weston ... to take the infamous Frost on the run. As the masterful manipulator toys with his reluctant protégé, shaking the young operative's morality and idealism, the unlikely allies must fight to stay alive long enough to uncover who wants them dead"--Container
The Milagro beanfield war by Robert Redford ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A small New Mexican village threatened by development and how a single act of rebellion rekindles its pride and strength of spirit
All the pretty horses by Cormac McCarthy ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Grady Cole (Damon) and his best friend Lacey Rawlins (Thomas) leave Texas, head south of the border in search of adventure, and find work as horse wranglers. But when Cole embarks on an illicit and passionate affair with the beautiful daughter (Cruz) of the wealthy ranch owner who is his employer, events are set in motion which forever change the lives of all involved
Once upon a time in Mexico by Robert Rodriguez ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The saga of El Mariachi contunues when a corrupt CIA agent forces him out of hiding to help sabotage an assassination attempt on the president of Mexico by an evil cartel kingpin. El Mariachi has his own reason for helping - he is doing it for revenge
Cradle will rock by Tim Robbins ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and French and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A kaleidoscopic look at the extraordinary events of 1930s America, from high society to life on the streets in Depression-era New York City. Based on the events surrounding Marc Blitzstein's controversial musical about a steel strike, to be produced by the Federal Theater Program
Predator 2 by Steven Hopkins ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and French and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Predator is a savage alien, invisible and armed with advanced weapons. On this, his second visit to Earth, he lands in Los Angeles and begins a series of ghastly murders. It's up to a determined police lieutenant to learn what is going on, even when he is warned off by a mysterious government agent
The Josephine Baker story ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Josephine Baker, the African-American girl who became an international star only after emigrating to France
When the mountains tremble ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary describing the struggle of the Indian peasantry in Guatemala against state and foreign oppression. Uses a variety of formats--interviews, direct address, newsreels, re-enactments, video transmissions, and live footage shot at great hazard. Loosely centered on the experiences of a 23 year old Indian woman now living in exile
Salsa Latin music of New York and Puerto Rico ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Captures Latin music in all its joy, vitality and improvisational brilliance from the barrios of New York City to the roots-culture of the Caribbean
Carnival! ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Empire ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tough, gritty streets of the South Bronx meets the white-collar world of Wall Street, as a charismatic Latino gangster tries to escape from his criminal past. He tries to make a legitimate life for himself, only to discover that the price he must pay for his new lifestyle will end up costing him more than he ever imagined
The maldonado miracle ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This inspirational movie by first-time director Salma Hayek, tells the story of a spiritually and financially bankrupt town in need of hope, until one day a young boy gives them something to believe in
Assassination tango by Robert Duvall ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American hit man is seduced by the tango clubs of Buenos Aires in this sizzling tale
Songs from The capeman by Paul Simon ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Songs from the musical play by Paul Simon about Salvador Argon, a 16-year-old Puerto Rican immigrant who was convicted of murdering two people during a New York gang rumble on August 30, 1959
Roots of rhythm by Eugene Rosow ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Video 3 - "To the top of the charts" : the music that came together in Cuba became an international sensation, starting with bandleaders like Desi Arnaz and Xavier Cugat, and later with Tito Puente and Celia Cruz. Join Harry Belafonte as he traces the remarkable rise of Latin music to worldwide popularity. Visit with artists like Dizzy Gillespie, who integrated Latin sounds into his jazz, and Ruben Blades and Gloria Estefan, who are propelling Latin music into the future
Imagining Argentina ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of love, compassion, and danger, this political thriller is about one family who had the courage to fight for justice in a country ruled by fear. Carlos Rueda and his family live in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where thousands of people have disappeared after speaking up against the dictator in power. When his wife, Cecilia, disappears after writing a controversial article, Carlos discovers he has the power to look into the faces of those seeking the missing and see the fate of the people they love. But no matter how desperately he searches for his own wife, he always finds himself one step behind. Pushed to the limits of survival, it's up to Cecilia to find her way to Carlos in a journey filled with danger, horror and suspense.--Based on publisher description
Mundo by Rubén Blades ( Recording )
12 editions published in 2002 in 5 languages and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The X-files ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A young F.B.I. agent is assigned watchdog duty over a fellow agent, but finds herself drawn into his investigations of paranormal and unexplained phenomena."
Earth angels : migrant children in America by Nancy Buirski ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tiempos by Rubén Blades ( Recording )
9 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Blades Bellido de Luna, Rubén
Blades Bellido de Luna, Ruben, 1948-.....
Blades, Ruben, 1948-
Rebun Blades
Rub En Blades
Ruben Blades
Rueben Blades
Languages
English (142)
Spanish (28)
French (9)
German (3)
Multiple languages (2)
Dutch (2)
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