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Olmos, Edward James

Overview
Works: 494 works in 1,439 publications in 6 languages and 50,935 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction television programs  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Action and adventure films  History  Animal films  Action and adventure television programs  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Director, Performer, Producer, Interviewee, Speaker, vac, Restager, Host, Other, Former owner
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Edward James Olmos
Publications by Edward James Olmos
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Most widely held works by Edward James Olmos
Stand and Deliver by Edward James Olmos( visu )
34 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,984 libraries worldwide
Based on the true story of Jaime Escalante, a math teacher from East Los Angeles' Garfield High School, who refuses to write off the inner-city students
Battlestar Galactica by Michael Rymer( visu )
77 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,829 libraries worldwide
From their initial action-packed battles against the Cylons to their desperate attempts to find the fabled 13th colony, Earth, a determined band of human survivors has captivated audiences everywhere with their desperate quest to find a new home for the dwindling numbers. Join them now as the fleet journeys into the furthest reaches of unexplored space
Selena ( visu )
29 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,130 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the Grammy Award-winning South Texas singer whose life tragically ended just as she was taking Tejano music into mainstream America
Kaze no tani no Naushika = Nausicaä of the valley of the wind by Hayao Miyazaki( visu )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,697 libraries worldwide
The epic coming-of-age tale of Nausicaä, a compassionate princess warrior. Her rural valley lives at peace on the edge of a deadly fungal wasteland, until a ship carrying a weapon from a bygone industrial age crashes nearby. When warriors from a far country come to retrieve the artifact, their invasion draws Nausicaä and her people into a sprawling political conflict. Set 1,000 years after a global war that nearly destroyed all life on Earth
Beverly Hills Chihuahua ( visu )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,663 libraries worldwide
Chloe is a pampered Beverly Hills chihuahua who, while on vacation in Mexico with her owner's niece, Rachel, gets lost. She must rely on her new friends to help her get back home before she is caught by a dognapper who wants to ransom her. In the meantime, Papi, a male chihuahua who is in love with Chloe goes in pursuit of her. Papi's owner is a handsome young gardener for Rachel's aunt Viv. He slowly develops a romantic interest in Rachel. Chloe befriends Delgado, a lonely German Shepherd, who travels with her and protects her from Diablo, the evil Doberman, who wants to return her and her diamond collar to the dognapper
Americanos : Latino life in the United States = La vida Latina en los Estados Unidos by Edward James Olmos( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1,152 libraries worldwide
"Americanos celebrates the diversity and energy of today's Latin-American community through a wealth of nationalities--Cuban, Panamanian, Puerto Rican, Mexican, Argentinean and others."--Cover
Crucible of empire : the Spanish-American War ( visu )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 1,002 libraries worldwide
An account of the United States' war with Spain beginning in 1898 which eventually led to U.S. control of Cuba and the Philippines and later resulted in the independence of Cuba and the Philippines. Explains the United States' experiment in imperialism, which it later decided against
Zoot suit ( visu )
13 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 962 libraries worldwide
Lawyers seek justice for a group of Mexican-Americans being sent to prison. Based on the Sleepy Lagoon murder case and the zoot suit riots of 1940's Los Angeles
In the Time of the Butterflies ( visu )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 881 libraries worldwide
An idealistic young woman falls for a rebel leader and takes on a murderous dictator. Today, November 25 is observed in many Latin American countries as the International Day Against Violence Towards Women. This is based on the story of the Mirabal sisters, whose deaths became the final blow to the regime of Leonidas Trujillo, who was assassinated six months later
Larry McMurtry's Dead man's walk by Larry McMurtry( visu )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 745 libraries worldwide
"Experience the early adventures of Gus and Call - young, bold Texas Rangers whose tough exteriors are challenged by the vicious fighting amongst three warring cultures within their region. Follow their journey through barren deserts, snowy mountainous terrain and dangerous attacks that will begin to transform them into the heroes they will soon become."--Container
American me by Edward James Olmos( visu )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 740 libraries worldwide
Inspired by a true story, this is the story of a vicious Latino prison gang leader, doomed by his past to a life of harsh, unforgiving violence after his release from jail. He grows up in East Los Angeles, joins a street gang and is in prison while he is still of an age to be in high school. By the time he is back on the streets again, he is a skillful, educated criminal
Filly Brown by Youssef Delara( visu )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 503 libraries worldwide
" ... an inspiring and gritty portrait of a young artist striving to find her voice and seize her dreams without compromise. Majo Tonorio, aka, 'Filly Brown' is a young, raw hip-hop artist who spits rhymes from the heart. With a mother in prison and a father struggling to provide for his daughters, Majo knows that a record contract could be her family's ticket out. But when a record producer offers her a shot at stardom, she is suddenly faced with the prospect of losing who she is as an artist, as well as the friends who helped her reach the cusp of success"--Container
Walkout ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Based on true events, honor student Paula Crisostomo organizes a peaceful walkout to protest discrimination against Mexican-Americans in her school system
 
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Alternative Names
Edvard Džejms Olmos
Edward James Olmos acteur et cinéaste américain
Edward James Olmos Actor estadounidense
Edward James Olmos aktor amerykański
Edward James Olmos Amerikaans acteur
Edward James Olmos Amerikanischer Schauspieler und Regisseur
Edward James Olmos attore e regista statunitense
James Olmos, Edward.
Olmos, Ed. 1947-
Olmos, Eddie 1947-
Olmos, Edward 1947-
Olmos, Edward J. 1947-
Olmos, Edward James 1947-
Едвард Џејмс Олмос
Едуард Джеймс Олмос
Олмос, Эдвард Джеймс
Էդվարդ Ջեյմս Օլմոս
אדוארד ג'יימס אולמוס
إدوارد جيمس أولموس
إدوارد جيمس أولموس ممثل ومخرج أمريكي
ادوارد جیمز آلموس بازیگر و کارگردان آمریکایی
에드워드 제임스 올모스
エドワード・ジェームズ・オルモス
爱德华·詹姆斯·奥莫斯
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