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Moreno, Rita

Works: 344 works in 884 publications in 4 languages and 32,696 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Biography  Comedy films  Motion pictures  Romance films  Children's films  Animated films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Interviewee, Author, Host, Singer, Other, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Rita Moreno
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Most widely held works by Rita Moreno
West Side Story by Robert Wise( Visual )

47 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 5,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest story ever told in the most acclaimed musical of all time! Experience every sensational song, dazzling dance number and magical movie moment of West Side Story in this 50th Anniversary Edition! This electrifying musical sets the ageless tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of gang warfare in 1950s New York
Singin' in the Rain by Gene Kelly( Visual )

48 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in English and French and held by 3,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A joyous combination of music, dancing and comedy that recalls the days of the motion picture industry when film began to "talk" for the first time
Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I by Darryl Francis Zanuck( Visual )

81 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,887 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
Rio 2 by Anne Hathaway( Visual )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewel, Blu and their three kids are leaving their domesticated life in that magical city for a journey to the Amazon. They encounter a menagerie of characters that are born to be wild. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all: his father-in-law
My beloved world by Sonia Sotomayor( Recording )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,085 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 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frida Kahlo transformed her life by painting herself and by making her own life a work of art. One critic identifies Kahlo as a definitive example of Mexico's mixteca, or mixed-race, majority, equal parts Spanish and indigenous. Frida's inward-looking obsession with her physical infirmities, abetted by the emotional roller coaster of her faithless marriage, led her to her artistic voice--painting images of her pain. Combining photos, archival films and interviews, the films grasps the complete story of Kahlo's life in all its dimensions, a mix of artistic discovery, physical challenge, and political activism, with Kahlo's artwork making a strong case for her lasting artistic importance
Scooby-Doo! and the monster of Mexico by Douglas Wood( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy, and Scooby-Doo go to Mexico to visit Fred's computer pen pal and to celebrate the Day of the Dead festivities, which become less festive when a towering, glowering Chupacabra monster turns up to terrify both tourists and locals. The young snoops smell a conspiracy, and as they chase down clues their search for the truth leads them into sundry Mexican antiquities - ancient tombs and temples - where danger increases exponentially
Oz by Tom Fontana( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to Emerald City, an experimental unit of the Oswald Maximum Security Prison or OZ. As run by Tim McManus and overseen by Warden Leo Glenn, Em City is about prisoner rehabilitation over pulic retribution. No matter how hardened a criminal or killer, whether you're in for a few years or in for life, you have a role to play. Once inside, choose your friends carefully
Casa de los babys( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 574 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 516 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
Oz by Tom Fontana( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old scores are settled, new alliances are forged and tempers flare as hot as ever in the third season
Oz by Tom Fontana( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the bloodbath that ended the prison riot, life is returning to far from normal for those who survive in the experimental unit of OZ. The warden struggles to do the right thing for his prisoners, facing adversity at every turn. Safety at OZ is not an option
Piñero( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 452 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 443 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 by Tom Fontana( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At Oswald State Correctional Facility, Level Four, the wish list inside Emerald City keeps growing. In Oz, be careful what you wish for ... you might just get it. For mature audiences: includes adult language, violence, nudity and sexual content
Oz by Tom Fontana( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 405 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 )

9 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 398 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( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 384 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
Happy to be nappy : and other stories of me( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 358 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
Pioneers of television( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 351 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
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.11 for Rio 2 / ... to 0.78 for Hollywood ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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