WorldCat Identities

Cara, Irene 1959-

Overview
Works: 265 works in 577 publications in 4 languages and 7,790 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Television mini-series  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs  Children's films  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Dance films  Television melodramas 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Lyricist, Composer, Other, Dancer, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Fame by Alan Parker( Visual )

48 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of various students at the High School of Performing Arts in New York. City. Dance sequences include an audition, classes, a ballet solo by Antonia Franceschi, and the ensemble numbers "Fame" and "I sing the body electric."
Roots, the next generations( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
Sparkle by Tom Hunsinger( Visual )

14 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Harlem in 1958, this musical tells the story of three sisters struggling to find stardom as a singing group. But they learn that wishing on a star is one thing, and that being the star can be a one-way ticket to self-destruction
Billboard top hits( Recording )

2 editions published in 1992 in Undetermined and English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strawberry Shortcake by Jonathan Couch( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wedding of Snow White and the Prince is interrupted by the evil Queen's brother, the wizard Lord Maliss, who captures the Prince. Snow White goes on a quest to rescue her true love, with help from the Dwarfelles, seven whimsical little ladies with magical powers over the Earth's elements and animals
Fame : the original soundtrack from the motion picture by Michael Gore( Recording )

44 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The soundtrack to the smash hit 1980 musical has been expanded to include three previously unreleased bonus tracks
City heat by Richard Benjamin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and German and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1930s, a private investigator teams up with his old partner to fight the mob, but they can't stand each other
Original soundtrack from the motion picture "Flashdance." by Giorgio Moroder( Recording )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flashdance.what a feeling ; He's a dream ; Love theme from Flashdance ; Manhunt ; Lady, lady, lady ; Imagination ; Romeo ; Seduce me tonight ; I'll be here where the heart is ; Maniac
The full monty : the Broadway musical by David Yazbek( Recording )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The original soundtrack to The Full Monty, a British comedy about male strippers starring Robert Carlyle, appropriately features a number of disco, pop and rock songs that have become dance-club staples"--Container
The Magic voyage( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the help of the crew, some friendly animals, and a lot of luck, Pico the woodworm and Christopher Columbus make it to the New World. But the battle is not over as Marilyn, a beautiful and magical firefly, is captured by the evil "Swarm Lord." It's up to Pico, Columbus and the gang to save the day
Flashdance( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alex Owens is a Pittsburgh steel worker by day and an exotic dancer by night. Her dream is to get into a real dance company. With encouragement from her boss/boyfriend, she may get her chance
Roots( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legacy of Roots, part two. Alex Haley interview episode from the "Talking with David Frost" series -- The struggle to make "Roots"--Connecting with the past -- Levar Burton's original screen test
Pure disco( Recording )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For us, the living : the story of Medgar Evers( Visual )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Guyana tragedy : the story of Jim Jones( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Self-appointed messiah Jim Jones takes his own life along with those of 913 members of The People's Temple in their Jonestown Guyana religious commune
Flashdance by Giorgio Moroder( Recording )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For us, the living : the Medgar Evers story( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Medgar Evers was a former insurance salesman turned field secretary for the NAACP, and who was instrumental in organizing boycotts against discriminating southern white merchants and the desegregation of the University of Mississippi
D.C. Cab( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young southerner (Baldwin) travels to Washington, D.C. to seek his fortune, and gets a job as a cabbie in a company owned and managed by a friend of his late father (Gail). The wide-eyed youth is determined to win acceptance by the rag-tag group of crazies who are the drivers for the struggling cab company
The original amateur hour( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long before TV's American Idol became a mega-hit, there was one radio and television series that started the talent competition craze. It was called The Original Amateur Hour. Almost 50 major stars of movies, records, stage, screen and television got their start on this series
Triple feature : Honkytonk man : Pink cadillac : City heat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pink cadillac (1989, 122 minutes): Jump bail and skip tracer Tommy Nowak will track you down before the ink on your fake I.D. is dry. Like a Canadian Mountie, he always gets his man. But will he get his woman?
 
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Roots, the next generations
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Roots, the next generationsSparkleCity heatThe Magic voyageFor us, the living : the story of Medgar Evers
Alternative Names
Escalera, Irene 1959-

Escalera, Irene Cara, 1959-

Escalera, Irene T.

Escalera, Irene T. 1959-

Irene Cara

Irene Cara actrice américaine

Irene Cara actriz estadounidense

Irene Cara Amerikaans zangeres

Irene Cara attrice e cantante statunitense

Irene Cara këngëtare dhe aktore amerikane

Irene Cara pemeran perempuan asal Amerika Serikat

Irene Cara US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Irene Care

Irene Carra

Кара, Айрин

איירין קארה

איירין קארה זמרת אמריקאית

آئرین کارا

ایرنه کارا خواننده-ترانه‌سرا، بازیگر، و خواننده آمریکایی

ไอรีน คารา

아이린 카라

アイリーン・キャラ

艾琳·卡拉

艾瑞尼·卡拉

Languages
English (160)

German (7)

French (6)

Spanish (4)