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López Vázquez, José Luis

Overview
Works: 241 works in 716 publications in 4 languages and 1,655 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television programs  Comedy films  Historical films  Motion pictures  Caper films  Romance films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.43
Publication Timeline
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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 123 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
The Garden of delights by Carlos Saura( Visual )

20 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in Spanish and English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A ruthless tycoon suffers amnesia, paralysis, and loses his ability to communicate after an auto accident. His greedy family needs his signature and the number of his Swiss bank account
Plácido by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

34 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in Spanish and No Linguistic content and held by 106 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 )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weapons manufacturer Savolta and his partner expand their business at the expense of their workers. His 'goons' use violence to suppress strikes. One day, they went too far when they killed a worker who was in contact with anarchists
El verdugo by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

23 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amado 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 78 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
Maestro de esgrima The fencing master by Pedro Olea( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 58 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
La prima Angelica by Carlos Saura( Visual )

19 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 54 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
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, a rich, generous and brave nabob, asks for the hand of Leonor Vargas, daughter of the Marquis of Calatrava, in marriage. The Marquis refuses because of Don Alvaro's unknown origins. Don Alvaro and Doña Leonor decide to elope, but the Marquis finds out and accidentally dies. Leonor retires to live as a hermit. Don Alvaro, who thinks she is dead, looks for death in the battlefield. However, the tragic destiny chases them: Don Alvaro kills both of Leonor's brothers in a duel, and she dies too
El Pisito by Marco Ferreri( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in Spanish and Italian and held by 44 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
La Escopeta nacional by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 44 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 cochecito by Marco Ferreri( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black comedy about an old man who wants a motorized cart so he can ride through town with his disabled friends. When his family refuses to buy it for him, he methodically poisons them one by one, using their tiny legacies to finance his purchase. An engaging study of aging, loneliness, neglect and rebellion
Atraco a las tres by José María Forqué( Visual )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 34 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 )

16 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 28 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)
Mi querida señorita by Jaime de Armiñán( Visual )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 24 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
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
La colmena by Suevia Films( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of vignettes set in 1942 Madrid examines the misery suffered by those on the losing side in the Spanish civil war, especially literary figures, who survive in misery under Franco while the victors emerge as a successful middle class engaged in illegal activities
 
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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

José Luis López Vázquez hiszpański aktor filmowy i telewizyjny

José Luis López Vázquez Spaans acteur

José Luis López Vázquez spanischer Schauspieler

José Luis López Vázquez Spanish actor

José Luis López Vázquez spansk skådespelare

José Luis López Vázquez spansk skodespelar

José Luis López Vázquez spansk skuespiller

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

Васкес, Хосе Луис Лопес

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