WorldCat Identities

Colon, Miriam

Overview
Works: 66 works in 99 publications in 4 languages and 2,886 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Film noir  Television adaptations  Fiction  Western television programs  Television mini-series  Horror films  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Interviewee, Author, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Lone star by John Sayles( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,025 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unsolved murder in a Texas border town uncovers a tale of corruption, intrigue, and forbidden love
Scarface by Howard Hawks( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 595 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
The House of the spirits by Bille August( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 174 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
The blue diner( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 134 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
Oedipo alcalde Oedipus mayor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A local mayor is sent to a small town in the Andes to negotiate peace with the guerrilla revolutionaries, while there a romance begins with a widow of a war lord. This heralds the young man's downfall
The cry La llorona( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 119 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 and commences a rampage of evil against the city's inhabitants
The Puerto Ricans our American story( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 63 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 40 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 38 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
Espirítu salvaje All the pretty horses( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Spanish and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

in Spanish and held by 25 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
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?
The blue diner la fonda azul( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Elena mysteriously loses her ability to speak her first language, Spanish, her mother believes that Elena is trying to reject her past. As her language disappears, her boyfriend's paintings begin to appear at the Boston museum where Elena's mother works
Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead man's walk: This prequel to Lonesome Dove finds Gus and Call on a deadly trail to Santa Fe facing outlaws, bandits, and the notorious Buffalo Hump, a vicious warrior
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 their baseball uniforms. This story stresses the importance of honest leaders and a cooperative spirit to reach goals
Life of sin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

Cop In Blue Jeans (1975 / 95 min.) : A top under cover cop finds and arrests a series of purse snatchers until he discovers an American at the helm of an evil ring of thieves. Starring Jack Palance, Tomas Milian, Maria Rosaria Omaggio, Toni Ucci. Directed by Bruno Corbucci
 
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Lone star
Alternative Names
Coln, Myriam

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ScarfaceThe cry La lloronaVisiones Latino art and culture