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Blades, Rubén

Overview
Works: 534 works in 1,176 publications in 6 languages and 21,594 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Music  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Popular music  Folk music  Television adaptations  Rock music 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Composer, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Singer, Narrator, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Lyricist, Other, Collector, Host
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Safe house ( Visual )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,566 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 )
23 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,435 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 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John and his best friend Lacey leave Texas and head south of the border in search of adventure, where they find work as horse wranglers. But when John embarks on an illicit and passionate affair with the beautiful daughter 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 1,328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Mexican president has declared war on the Barillo drug cartel, who has plans to back a coup by General Marquez. Agent Sands of the CIA is in the middle of it all trying to make sure Marquez does not succeed. El Mariachi, after the death of his wife and daughter, no longer wishes to fight. He may not have a choice. At Culiacan, Barillo and Marquez have set a trap for the president, and Sands wants El Mariachi to take out Marquez after the coup. El Mariachi calls upon his two brothers for the final showdown
Cradle will rock by Tim Robbins ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 888 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 true story of Orson Welles' controversial musical about a steel strike that was closed down by government decree
The counselor ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A lawyer makes a risky entrance into the drug trade, and gambles that the consequences won't catch up with him
Predator 2 by Stephen Hopkins ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and French and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The deadly invisible Predator is unleashed in another jungle, the urban jungle of Los Angeles. A police lieutenant mistakenly concludes that mangled bodies found by the police are the work of feuding gangs. Instead, he finds himself confronting a savage alien who has come from a distant world to hunt humans for sport
The Josephine Baker story ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 638 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 628 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-inactments, 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 534 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 )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Empire ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 442 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 428 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 )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 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 )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 366 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
Imagining Argentina ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 360 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
Roots of rhythm by Eugene Rosow ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the origins of Latin music from Spain and Africa to the New World (Program 1). Focuses on pop music developed in Cuba and examines how North Americans began to discover this island's musical treasures (Program 2). Shows how Spanish-African music has become the basic part of popular musical culture of the U.S. (Program 3)
The X-files ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 322 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."
Mundo by Rubén Blades ( Recording )
14 editions published in 2002 in 5 languages and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Earth angels : migrant children in America by Nancy Buirski ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 296 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 (149)
Spanish (22)
French (6)
Multiple languages (2)
Dutch (2)
German (1)
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