WorldCat Identities

Colon, Miriam

Works: 65 works in 94 publications in 3 languages and 6,074 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Television mini-series  Western television programs  Detective and mystery films  Television adaptations  Coming-of-age films  Sports films  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Author, Interviewee, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Miriam Colon
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Most widely held works by Miriam Colon
All the pretty horses by Cormac McCarthy( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Grady Cole (Damon) and his best friend Lacey Rawlins (Thomas) leave Texas, head south of the border in search of adventure, and find work as horse wranglers. But when Cole embarks on an illicit and passionate affair with the beautiful daughter (Cruz) of the wealthy ranch owner who is his employer, events are set in motion which forever change the lives of all involved
Lone star by John Sayles( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unsolved murder in a Texas border town uncovers a tale of corruption, intrigue, and forbidden love
Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo A Anaya( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In New Mexico in the time of WWII, a young man goes to an aged medicine woman and forms a relationship which helps him challenge the fight amid the good and the evil that storms through his village
Goal! the dream begins by Kan nong( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Santiago Munez, an immigrant from Los Angeles, is given the chance to go to England to pursue his dream of becoming a professional soccer player. This underdog must prove he has the talent, passion, and determination to triumph against all odds
Scarface by Brian De Palma( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[T]he rags-to-riches story of Cuban immigrant Tony 'Scarface' Montana, who finds wealth, power, and passion beyond his wildest dreams--at a price he never imagined"--Container
Almost a woman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At age thirteen, Esmeralda, is the oldest child of six. She shoulders the responsibility of learning English as her mother's interpreter and guide through the challenges of their new life in America. Mami is the passionate and beautiful mother who moves the family to the U.S. seeking medical care for her son's chronically infected foot. Tata, Esmeralda's stoical grandmother, is the matriarch of the American ranch of the family
The House of the spirits by Bille August( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esteban works hard and eventually gets enough money to buy a hacienda and become a local patriarch. He becomes very conservative and is feared by his workers
Oedipo alcalde Oedipus mayor( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is Gabriel García Márquez's retelling of Sophocles' tale of Oedipus, so the setting is strife-torn 20th-century Colombia. Œdipo is the mayor of a town trying to make peace between freedom-fighting guerrillas, drug cartels, paramilitary organisations, landowners and the government, while still trying to protect a civilian population. In the process he becomes romantically involved with a beautiful and wealthy landowner, with all the classic tales complications
The blue diner( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of a Puerto Rican mother and daughter living together in Boston and the difficulties they face when the daughter, Elena, mysteriously loses her ability to speak Spanish, her first language"--Container
The cry La llorona( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This chiller tells the tale of an ancient evil spirit called La Llorona, who takes possession of a New York woman. Two detectives are assigned to investigate the disappearance of several children. When they visit the Mexican witch Gloria, the woman advises that a powerful evil force is chasing the reincarnation of her son and drowning other children to bring pain to their mothers
The Puerto Ricans our American story( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puerto Ricans share their personal stories in an exploration of their culture in the United States. Showcases their customs, traditions, dances, music, and achievements
The meanest men in the West( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two half-brothers run from the law and each other collide head-on when psychotic badman Marvin attempts to settle a lifelong score with his equally infamous and equally deadly brother
Starstruck( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the importance of following personal goals, ambitions, and objectives through the story about a sixteen-year-old girl who faces the difficult choice of pursuing her dreams to become a singer, or following her mother's practical example and working as a bookkeeper
They call it murder( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a body is found floating in his swimming pool, wheelchair-bound Frank Antrim calls in the Sheriff. Two bullets, fired by two different guns, are lodged in the victim's heart. But which killed him, and who pulled the trigger? And why is an insurance company refusing to settle on the year-old death of Frank's son, Brian?
Lonesome Dove by Simon Wincer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Streets of Laredo: Captain Woodrow Call, now retired from the Rangers, is a bounty hunter. He is hired by an eastern rail baron to track down Joey Garza, a new kind of killer, only a boy, who kills from a distance with a rifle. Joined by his old compadre Pea Eye, it is a long ride to south Texas and the Mexican side of the border, where the past, in the form of Maria Garza, Joey's mother, haunts Call
Los peloteros( Visual )

in Spanish and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film presents a group of poor boys' experiences when they get involved in various activities with a sport leader to raise funds for theirs baseball uniforms. This story stresses the importance of honest leaders and a cooperative spirit to reach goals
Ali Baba and the forty thieves( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Arabian boy, Abdullah, and his greedy father, Ali Baba, learn the lessons taught about greed and jealousy after overhearing the secret password to a treasure chamber kept by thieves
Visiones Latino art and culture( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captures contemporary Latino artists in the United States reinventing rich traditions and creating new art forms that challenge, provoke and entertain
One-eyed jacks by Marlon Brando( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johnny Rio, betrayed by his best friend, returns to seek vengence after serving five years in a Mexican prison
Cop in blue jeans Border cop ; They call it murder ; Midnight cop( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They Call It Murder (1970 / 120 min.) : A small town D.A. is saddled with several major investigations, including a gambler's murder and a possible insurance scam. Based on the novel by Erle Stanley Gardner. Starring Jim Hutton, Lloyd Bochner, JoAnn Pflug, Robert J. Wilke, Ed Asner, Bill Elliott, Miriam Colon, Jessica Walter, Carmen Mathews, Leslie Nielson, and Nita Talbot. Directed by Walter Grauman
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Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.11 for Lonesome D ... to 1.00 for Hatch-Bill ...)

Lone star
Alternative Names
Colón, Myriam

Lone starGoal! the dream beginsScarfaceThe cry La lloronaVisiones Latino art and culture