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Olmos, Edward James

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Works: 620 works in 1,723 publications in 7 languages and 53,819 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Biographical films  History  Science fiction films  Animated films  Documentary television programs  Television series  Superhero films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Director, Author, Performer, Producer, Interviewee, Speaker, vac, Restager, Host, Other, Former owner
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Stand and deliver by Edward James Olmos( visu )
49 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,002 libraries worldwide
Story of Jaime Escalante, a math teacher at East Los Angeles' Garfield High School, who refuses to write off his inner-city students as losers. Escalante pushes and inspires 18 students who were struggling with math to become math whizzes
Selena ( visu )
44 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,198 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 )
36 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 1,871 libraries worldwide
The epic coming-of-age tale of Nausicaa, a compassionate princess warrior striving to negotiate peace between kingdoms battling over the last of the planet's precious natural resources
Blade runner 2049 by Denis Villeneuve( visu )
14 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,850 libraries worldwide
A young blade runner's discovery of a long buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years
The Green Hornet by Michel Gondry( visu )
24 editions published in 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,774 libraries worldwide
Britt Reid is a rich playboy with a direction-less life. After his father dies, Britt inherits his vast media empire where he meets employee, Kato. The two realize that they have a chance to do something worthwhile with their lives by fighting crime, so Britt becomes the Green Hornet. With the help of Britt's secretary, the two begin hunting down Benjamin Chudnofsky, the man who controls LA's gritty underworld. But Chudnofsky has plans of his own: to swat down The Green Hornet once and for all
Beverly Hills Chihuahua by Raja Gosnell( visu )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,647 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
My family = Mi familia by Gregory Nava( visu )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,269 libraries worldwide
"A powerful, three-generation epic saga of the Sanchez family as told by the eldest son. From the very beginnings of his father's adventurous journey from Mexico to California in the 1920s, to his brother Chucho's tragic rebellion of the 1950s, to the stark realities of modern day, the struggle to live the American dream is sometimes darkened but never diminished"--Container
2 guns by Baltasar Kormákur( visu )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,229 libraries worldwide
"When an attempt to take down a drug cartel blows up in their faces, two undercover operatives are forced to go on the run together, though neither knows that the other is a federal agent"--Container
500 nations by Jack Leustig( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,196 libraries worldwide
500 Nations is an eight-part documentary that looks back at life in North America before the arrival of the Europeans, then follows the epic struggles of Indian Nations as the continent is reshaped by contact
Crucible of empire : the Spanish-American War ( visu )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 1,162 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 those two countries. Explains the United States' experiment in imperialism, which it later decided against
In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez( visu )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 949 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
Zoot suit by Luis Valdez( visu )
18 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 943 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
A class apart ( visu )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 927 libraries worldwide
In the small town of Edna, Texas, in 1951, field hand Pete Hernández killed a tenant farmer after exchanging words in a cantina. From this murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that would change the lives and legal standing of tens of millions of Americans. Tells the story of an underdog band of Mexican American lawyers who took their case all the way to the Supreme Court, where they challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans. Lawyers forged a daring legal strategy, arguing that Mexican Americans were "a class apart" from a legal system that recognized only blacks and whites
Battlestar Galactica ( visu )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 913 libraries worldwide
"The Colonies' survivors have found their hopes of eluding their Cylon pursuers dashed by an invasion and occupation of their new home. As the fate of all human life hangs in the balance, friends become enemies, enemies become unexpected allies, and decisions are made that will haunt some people for the rest of their lives"--Set container
The road to El Dorado by Walt Disney( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 845 libraries worldwide
Two Spanish adventurers find El Dorado, the Lost City of Gold, but find their new-found friendship with its inhabitants conflicts with their planned get-rich-quick schemes
Battlestar Galactica ( visu )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 813 libraries worldwide
The civil war amongst the Cylons escalates and Galactica's quest for Earth continues
Blade runner : the final cut ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Los Angeles, 2019: Rick Deckard of the LAPD's Blade Runner unit prowls the steel & microchip jungle of the 21st century. His job is to track down and eliminate assumed humanoids known as 'replicants.' Replicants were declared illegal after a bloody mutiny on an Off-World Colony, and are to be terminated upon detection. He wants to get out of the force, but is drawn back in when 6 "skin jobs," the slang for replicants, hijack a ship back to Earth. The city that Deckard must search for his prey is a huge, sprawling, bleak vision of the future. This 2007 "final cut" was remastered with improved visual and sound effects, and made some revisions to the 1992 "director's cut" revision
Battlestar Galactica ( visu )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
"As the epic second season begins the fight to save humanity rages on even as civil war looms within the fleet between the followers of President Roslin and Commander Adama."
Battlestar Galactica ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"With the 12 colonies of man virtually destroyed in the climax of a hundred-year war with the Cylon Empire, President Roslin and Commander Adama gather up the few humans left and embark on a journey to find the mythical planet Earth, not realizing that the Cylon robot is no longer a recognizable enemy."--Container
 
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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
Edward James Olmos pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat
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
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אדוארד ג'יימס אולמוס
אדוארד ג'יימס אולמוס שחקן אמריקאי
إدوارد جيمس أولموس
إدوارد جيمس أولموس ممثل ومخرج أمريكي
ادوارد جیمز آلموس
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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