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Olmos, Edward James

Works: 606 works in 1,276 publications in 7 languages and 49,047 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Pictorial works  Trials, litigation, etc  Biography  Fiction  Humor  Science fiction television programs 
Subject Headings: Actors 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Author, Director, Producer, Performer, Interviewee, Host, Restager , Other, Former owner
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Edward James Olmos
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Most widely held works by Edward James Olmos
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( Visual )
79 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,652 WorldCat member 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
Stand and deliver by Edward James Olmos( Visual )
30 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of Jaime Escalante, a math teacher at East Los Angeles' Garfield High School, who refuses to give up on his inner-city, mainly Hispanic, students. Escalante pushes and inspires his students who were struggling with math to become excellent students
Selena ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,053 WorldCat member 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
The Green Hornet by Michel Gondry( Visual )
16 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,761 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,623 WorldCat member 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( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the three-generation saga of the Sanchez family as told by the eldest son. From the beginnings of his father's 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 for Paco Sanchez and his family
Americanos : Latino life in the United States = La vida Latina en los Estados Unidos by Edward James Olmos( Book )
5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Americanos celebrates the diversity and energy of today's Latin-American community through a wealth of nationalities--Cuban, Panamanian, Puerto Rican, Mexican, Argentinean and others."--Cover
500 nations by Jack Leustig( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member 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
2 guns ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member 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
Blade runner by Ridley Scott( Visual )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and German and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What does it mean to be human?" In Los Angeles, November 2019, it means depressed, alcoholic, hard-boiled cop Rick Deckard is hunting Replicants. Again. A group of Replicant escapees from off world is leaving bodies in their wake. Lethally cool ex-soldier Roy Batty leads the group of dim, brutal Leon, sexy Zhora, and gymnastic Pris, which is why they are so dangerous. On Earth illegally, Roy and Pris are in love, and desperate to find a way to circumvent their built-in four-year termination date. Deckard's job--to find them and 'retire' them--is complicated by the results of his inquiries with their creator at the Tyrell Corporation. There Deckard meets a young woman named Rachael who may be a replicant--and his next target
Crucible of empire the Spanish-American War ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,021 WorldCat member 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. Tells the story of the war from all perspectives, not just the American side
Zoot suit ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 973 WorldCat member 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 1940s Los Angeles
Battlestar Galactica by Michael Rymer( Visual )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and French and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After losing the war against the Cylon robots, the Battlestar Galactica crew head toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth. Galactica commander Adama and President Laura Roslin are facing the problems of waning supplies and crushed morale. Along the way, they have to deal with the credible threat that Cylons may be aboard the ship
Kaze no tani no Naushika Nausicaä of the valley of the wind ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Japanese and held by 926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nausicaa is the princess of a rural valley that lives at peace on the edge of a deadly fungal wasteland, until a ship carrying a weapon from a bygone industrial age crashes nearby. When warriors from a far country come to retrieve the artifact, their invasion draws Nausicaa and her people into a sprawling political conflict. Set 1,000 years after a global war that nearly destroyed all life on Earth
A class apart ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member 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 ( Visual )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This season finds the twelve colonies of man caught in a brewing civil war between the followers of President Roslin and those of Commander Adama. They must face the Cylons from outside, and within, the fleet
Battlestar Galactica ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and French and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After losing the war against the Cylon robots, the Battlestar Galactica crew quickly head toward Earth, the mythical thirteenth colony, while Commander Adama and President Roslin try to solve the problems of waning supplies, low morale, and the possibility of Cylon intruders on the ship
In the time of the butterflies ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member 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
Battlestar Galactica by Michael Rymer( Visual )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and French and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The civil war amongst the Cylons escalates and Galactica's quest for Earth continues
Battlestar Galactica ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continuation of the epic, follows the ongoing battle of President Laura Roslin and Commander William Adama in their heart-pounding crusade to save humanity from the deadly robot Cylons
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Alternative Names
James Olmos, Edward.
Olmos, Ed. 1947-
Olmos, Eddie 1947-
Olmos, Edward 1947-
Olmos, Edward J. 1947-
Olmos, Edward James 1947-
English (296)
Spanish (13)
French (11)
German (3)
Japanese (3)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (2)