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López Vázquez, José Luis

Overview
Works: 237 works in 685 publications in 4 languages and 1,543 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.43
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Most widely held works about José Luis López Vázquez
 
Most widely held works by José Luis López Vázquez
Peppermint frappé by Carlos Saura( Visual )
19 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a doctor who discovers that his ideal wife is married to his best friend, so he attempts to mold his assistant into her likeness
Plácido by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )
30 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a small Spanish town, a group of old ladies decide to celebrate Christmas Eve with a 'Sit a poor man at your table' dinner: each wealthy household of the town will have a homeless person dining with them that night. The celebration also includes a parade, and in it we find Plácido, the humble owner of a three-wheeler, whose family is forced to live in a public lavatory because of the lack of money to pay the rent, and who has to pay the second bill of his vehicle before midnight or else he will lose it"--IMDb
La verdad sobre el caso Savolta by Eduardo Mendoza( Visual )
24 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weapons manufacturer Savolta and his partner expand their business at the expense of their workers. His 'goons' use violence to supress strikes. One day, they go too far when they kill a worker who is in contact with anarchists
El verdugo by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )
21 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amadeo is a professional executioner about to retire. José Luis, soon to marry his daughter, Carmen, must inherit his father-in-law's unpopular profession in order to keep the house where they are going to live. All goes well until the day the son-in-law faces his first execution. Amadeo assures José Luis that the condemned man will be pardoned at the last minute, so José and his family take a vacation in Mallorca. But the pardon doesn't come
Esquilache ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 18th century Madrid the people rise against the monarchy. The destiny of the crown and the Marqués de Esquilache Ilega depend upon the next few hours
The Garden of delights by Carlos Saura( Visual )
17 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ruthless tycoon suffers amnesia, paralysis, and loses his ability to communicate after an automobile accident. As his greedy family tries to shock his memory back in order to get his Swiss bank account, he struggles to recapture his own identity and plots his twisted revenge. A disturbing, surrealistic portrait of the frustration caused by helplessness
Maestro de esgrima The fencing master by Pedro Olea( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1868, Don Jaime Astarloa is the best fencing master in Madrid. He meets the young and beautiful Adela de Otero, who wants to learn the dangerous thrust which has brought fame to Don Jaime
Don Alvaro, o, La fuerza del sino by Angel de Saavedra Rivas( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Spanish and Esperanto and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Don Alvaro, un indiano rico, generoso y valiente, pide la mano de Leonor Vargas, hija del marqués de Calatrava, pero éste se la deniega, aduciendo el origen desconocido de aquél. Don Alvaro y doña Leonor deciden huir, pero son descubiertos en su fuga por el Marqués, que resulta muerto accidentalmente"--Container
La prima Angelica by Carlos Saura( Visual )
18 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man, years after his mother's death, complies with her wish to be buried in a Castilian city. While there, he relives some old passionate memories from the time of the Spanish Civil War
La Escopeta nacional by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )
10 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Centering on one of the many hunting extravaganzas organized for members of the ruling class, this comedy is about how business deals were made and concessions granted during the Franco years
El Pisito by Marco Ferreri( Visual )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in Spanish and Italian and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rodolfo and Perita are one of those engaged couples who cannot marry because they are not able to find a place to live. For 12 years they await the death of doña Martina, Rodolfo's benefactress, who has promised to bequeath them her furniture and the flat she occupies
El cochecito by Marco Ferreri( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Black comedy about an old man who wants a motorized wheelchair so he can ride through town with his disabled friends
Atraco a las tres by José María Forqué( Visual )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Galindo convinces his fellow employees to plan a hold-up in the bank where they work. They prepare everthing carefully, but real robbers arrive just before the fake ones
Patrimonio nacional by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After the Franco regime is over, a marquis who has been in voluntary exile for thirty years returns to Madrid in hopes of resuming his court life. However, he finds himself and his family in many strange situations
El Quijote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Alonso Quijano, manchego gentleman in his 50s and middle economic status, is so much upset by reading books of chivalry he decides to seek out adventures with his faithful squire Sancho Panza. The peculiar madness of Don Quijote, the fascination in Sancho his master and goodness of both characters contrast with the brutality, mockery and derision they are subjected by those they seek to help"-- http://www.casadellibro.com/multimedia-el-quijote-dvd/8421394538139/2020724 (as viewed on December 11, 2014)
Todos a la cárcel ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1994 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A celebration in honor of the "International Day of Awareness" brings together political prisonners in a model Valencia prison, politicians and entertainers in a comedy of errors
Nacional III by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Third part of a trilogy satirizing Spanish society in the period following Franco's death, this second sequel to Patrimonio Nacional is about the Marquis de Leguineches, his hopeless son Luis José, his mistress/servant Viti, and in this instance, a Catholic priest. When the Marquis' father-in-law dies, the family decides to leave Spain with their money and go to France. Their adventures in Mitterand's France begin with a trip to Lourdes
Por que pecamos a los cuarenta ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To help Alejandro celebrate his overseas accomplishments, his friends host a private dinner party for him, during which they discuss the good old days. While his friends seem to have aged and become less active, Alejandro proves that at forty one can truly live a second youth
Mi querida señorita by Jaime de Armiñán( Visual )
9 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a small town in northern Spain, Adela Castro discovers, somewhere well into her forties, that she is and has always been a man. He/she must then make some serious decisions
La colmena by Suevia Films( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The lives of various people in Madrid in 1942, just after the Spanish Civil War. In particular a contrast between a group of poets and a group of businessmen
 
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Alternative Names
De la Torre, José Luis Loṕez 1922-2009
De la Torre, José Luis López Vázquez
De la Torre, José Luis López Vázquez 1922-2009
JOSE LUIS LOPEZ VAZQUEZ
L. Vázquez, José Luis 1922-2009
La Torre, José Luis López de 1922-2009
La Torre, José Luis López Vázquez de
La Torre, José Luis López Vázquez de 1922-2009
López de la Torre, José Luis 1922-2009
López Vásquez, José Luis
López Vásquez, José Luis 1922-2009
López Vázquez de la Torre, José Luis
López Vázquez de la Torre, José Luis 1922-2009
López Vázquez, J. L. 1922-2009
López Vázquez, J. L. (José Luis), 1922-2009.
López Vázquez, José L. 1922-2009
López Vázquez, José Luis
López Vázquez, José Luis 1922-
López-Vázquez, José Luis 1922-2009
López Vázquez, José Luis 1929-
Torre, José Luis López Vázquez de la
Torre, José Luis López Vázquez de la 1922-2009
Vásquez, José Luis López
Vázquez, .. 1922-2009
Vázquez de la Torre, José Luis López
Vázquez, José Luis 1922-2009
Vázquez, José Luis L. 1922-2009
Vázquez, José Luis L. (José Luis López), 1922-2009.
Vázquez, José Luis López
Vázquez, José Luis López 1922-2009
Languages
Spanish (258)
English (3)
Italian (1)
Esperanto (1)