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Moreno, Rita

Works: 339 works in 902 publications in 5 languages and 32,957 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Television programs  Romance films  Biography  History  Biographical films  Musicals  Prison television programs 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Author, Host, Singer, Recipient, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Rita Moreno
West Side Story by Robert Wise( Visual )

49 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 5,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern version of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, set in the Puerto Rican section of New York City
Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly( Visual )

46 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in English and French and held by 3,632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silent movies are giving way to talking pictures, and a hoofer-turned-matinee idol is caught in that bumpy transition, as well as his buddy, prospective ladylove, and shrewish co-star
Oz by Tom Fontana( Visual )

43 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old scores are settled, new alliances are forged and tempers flare as hot as ever in the third season
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization( Visual )

26 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[B]ased on the true story of Anna Leonowens, an English widow who comes to Bangkok in the 1860s to serve as governess to the many children of the King of Siam ... [T]he King is a magnetic and unforgettable figure. When Anna and the King get to know each other, it is mutual respect -- and the surprising lessons they learn from each other -- that leads to one of the most unusual and spellbinding friendships in musical history."--Container
My beloved world by Sonia Sotomayor( Recording )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor has become an instant American icon. Now, with a candor and intimacy never undertaken by a sitting Justice, she recounts her life from a Bronx housing project to the federal bench, a journey that offers an inspiring testament to her own extraordinary determination and the power of believing in oneself
The life and times of Frida Kahlo( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frida Kahlo was more than a great painter: her life and art reflected the maelstrom of the revolution and culture that defined the first half of the twentieth century. This film combines Kahlo's artwork with photos, archival films and interviews
Casa de los babys by John Sayles( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six American women travel to South America to adopt babies, but they are forced, by law, to live there
Carnal knowledge by Mike Nichols( Visual )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the sexual triumphs and disasters of two American men as it traces their lives from college days to middle age
Piñero( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical look at a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero, whose urban poetry is recognized as a precursor to rap and hip-hop. After doing time in Sing-Sing Prison for petty thefts and drug dealing, Piñero adapted his prison experiences into the 1974 Tony-nominated play Short eyes
Hollywood singing and dancing a musical history( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Shirley Jones presents a series of highlight moments from various Hollywood musicals. Beginning in the earliest days of the genre, the viewer is taken through a history of the musical film to contemporary releases such as "Chicago" and "Dreamgirls". Clips of the films are accompanied by current and archival interviews with crew and cast members, who provide anecdotes and other production details
Oz( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prison renovations following the fire are complete: the walls are cleaner, the cafeteria is bigger, and everything seems fresher ... from the outside that is. Inside the hearts and minds of the prisoners, Oz is just as dark and raw as it ever was
Summer and smoke by Peter Glenville( Visual )

10 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From childhood, Alma has loved John Buchanan. Repressed by the pressure of a minister father and a mother who has never recovered from a nervous breakdown, she keeps these feelings bottled up. Her life becomes unbearable when John returns from medical school and takes up with the sultry Rosa, the daughter of the casino owner who is as open and willing as Alma is shy and repressed
The four seasons by Antonio Vivaldi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three very close-knit upper middle-class couples periodically take vacations together. These gatherings turn into a bittersweet exploration of not only their friendship, but divorce and its consequences, after one of the men leaves his wife for a much younger woman
The best of The Electric Company( Visual )

13 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy sketches, music, animation and special effects were the tools of this video classroom. Full of wit and energy this popular educational show from the 1970's made learning to read fun
Pioneers of television( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each episode melds interviews with archival clips to offer a fresh take on televisions founding celebrities. Season two profiles science fiction, crime dramas, kids' shows, and westerns. The Science fiction episode features clips from The twilight zone, Lost in space, Star trek, The lieutenant and Time tunnel. The Western episode features clips from Gunsmoke, Bonanza, The rifleman, The big valley, Daniel Boone, The wild wild west, Maverick, Support your local sheriff, Lady of burlesque, and High chaparral. The Crime dramas episode features clips from Columbo, Dragnet, Freedom highway, Hawaii five-o, I spy, Mannix, Mission impossible, Police woman, Rockford files, Sunset range, Unsolved and Untouchables. The Local kids' TV episode features clips from Wallace and Ladmo show, Bozo's circus, Garfield Goose and friends, Fat Albert and the Cosby kids, Muppet commercials, Sam and friends, Time for Beany, Chuck McCann show, Children's corner, Mr. Rogers' neighborhood, Whizzo the clown, Axel and his dog, Terry tell time, Porky Pig, Romper room and Sesame Street
West Side story original Broadway cast recording by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

42 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This musical sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of the rivalry of two street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets, in New York of the 1950s. A young woman who is sister to the Sharks leader has her first taste of love with the former head of the Jets
Happy to be nappy : and other stories of me( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today there are more reasons than ever for families to explore and celebrate diversity. Introduce your family to children who are not only celebrating how they are unique, but who are also learning from and appreciating the differences in others
Actresses turned producer/director by Ally Acker( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with Lee Grant and Rita Moreno speaking about their dual careers. Includes interview material with Barbra Streisand
Rita Moreno a memoir by Rita Moreno( Recording )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar, Grammy, Tony and Emmy award winning actress and singer Rita Moreno tells the story of her career and her personal life
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West Side Story
Alternative Names
Alvario, Rosa Dolores.

Alvario, Rosa Dolores 1931-

Alverío, Rosa Dolores 1931-

Alverio, Rosita Dolores.

Alverío, Rosita Dolores 1931-

Moreno, Rosita 1931-

Rita Moreno actrice américaine

Rita Moreno actriz estadounidense

Rita Moreno aktorka portorykańska

Rita Moreno Amerikaans actrice

Rita Moreno attrice portoricana

Rita Moreno US-amerikanische Schauspielerin

Ρίτα Μορένο

Рита Морено

Ріта Морено

ריטה מורנו

ریتا مورنو

ریٹا مورینو

ริตา โมรีโน

리타 모레노



Singin' in the RainThe life and times of Frida KahloThe four seasonsContemporary hispanic biography