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Latin American & Iberian Collections:

Spanish Language Videos

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  1. 100 años de cine en Uruguay, Videograma S.R.L, 1 videocassette (90 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Abstract: Using material from Cinemateca Uruguaya's Archivo de la Imagen and elsewhere, the film traces the development of Uruguayan cinema from the 1890s to the 1990s.

  2. 1919, Antonio José Betancor et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Madrid?, 198?
    Notes: Performer Note: Miguel Molina, Cristina Marsillach, Walter Vidarte, Jose Antonio Correa, Emma Suarez, Saturno Cerra, Conchita Leza, and Marisa Leza. Added Title: Nineteen nineteen
    Abstract: In 1919, a time of anarchist agitation and police repression in Zaragoza, the adolescent son of a declining bourgeois family discovers society's falsehoods as well as life's pleasures.

  3. 2010 the year we make contact, Peter Hyams and Arthur Charles Clarke, 1 videodisc (116 min.), Santa Monica, Calif, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Helen Mirren, Bob Balaban, Keir Dullea, Douglass Rain.
    Abstract: A science fiction thriller with human drama.

  4. 40 años de novios, Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette (93 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina.
    Notes: Performer Note: Lolita Torres, Germán Cobos, Enzo Viena.
    Abstract: A woman who hasn't forgiven her husband's infidelities finally reconciles with him after 40 years.

  5. 500 years of resistance Rigoberta Menchu : 1st hour of her speech at Casa Zapata, 11-22-91, Rigoberta Menchú, Rodolfo Stavenhagen, and Casa Zapata (Stanford University), 1 videocassette (46 min.), 1991.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rigoberta Menchu; transator, Rodolfo Stavenhagen
    Event Note: Recorded Nov. 22, 1991.
    Abstract: Quiché Indian exile Rigoberto Menchu talks about her experience and the history of the oppression of indigenous people by the Guatemalan government.

  6. 68-98 México 68, Oscar Menéndez and Cooperativa de Producción Salvado Toscano S.C.L, 1 videocassette (55 min.), México, 1998.
    Abstract: Explores the Mexico City riots of 1968 and the student and popular movement of the time from the vantage point of 30 years later.

  7. 800 leguas por el Amazonas, Jules Verne et al., 1 videocassette (104 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carlos López Moctezuma, Rafael Bertrand, Elvira Quintana.
    Abstract: In the dense jungle of Brazil, Sr. Torres (Antonio) hikes many months through some of the most dangerous parts of the forest. He loses a friend to a snake-bite and eventually runs into a wealthy family with whom he begins a long journey by boat. They run into many problems, including Indians, lions, and alligators. Sr. Torres turns out to be an assassin. After the wealthy father is blamed for Sr. Torres' wrong-doings, the family begins a long search for the truth.

  8. L.A. story, Steve Martin et al., 1 videodisc (98 min.), Van Nuys, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Steve Martin, Victoria Tennant, Richard E. Grant, Marilu Henner, Sarah Jessica Parker.
    Abstract: A wacky television weatherman thinks his life is perfect except for an erratic relationship with a style-conscious girlfriend. Then, one bright and smoggy L.A. day, an electronic freeway sign changes his life, when its advice leads him into a frivolous romance with a young and beautiful blond and, ultimately, to true love with the woman of his dreams.

  9. Abierto de 18 a 24, Eduardo F Chapa et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Montevideo Uruguay, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Gerardo Romano, Silvia Peyrou, Horacio Peña, Jorge Luz.
    Abstract: A lonely and melancholy man has come from the interior to the city in order to verify the death of his cousin.His search leads him to a dance hall where he becomes involved with a variety of people including an uninhibited and diverting girl, Dorys, who is an excellent tango dancer. He also cannot help looking with interest at Carla, who was the object of his cousin's desire and who is now attracted to him.

  10. Abismos de pasion, Oscar Dancigers et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Chico, Calif, 198?
    Notes: Performer Note: Irasema Dilian, Jorge Mistral, Lilia Prado, Ernesto Alonso, Francisco Reguera.
    Abstract: A bitter, cold-hearted former servant, newly rich, returns to disrupt the life of his true love, now married to another.

  11. Abre los ojos, Alejandro Amenábar et al., 1 videocassette (117 min.), Madrid, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Eduardo Noriega, Penélope Cruz, Chete Lera, Fele Martínez, Najwa Nimri.
    Abstract: An imprisoned man who hides his face behind a mask is telling his story, as a flashback, to a psychiatrist: His name is César, he is an orphan but he had inherited a fortune from his parents and used to live in a luxurious house of his own. He was also very handsome and a renowned womanizer. But then he fell in love with his best friend's girlfriend, Sofía. Ce sar's ex-girlfriend, Nuria, was insanely jealous, and drove her car--with both of them in it--into a tree, killing herself and horribly disfiguring César. The doctors said they couldn't help him. Then his luck seemed to change when Sofía said she was still in love with him and the doctors called him and told him that, with a revolutionary new technique, they could rebuild his face. César was happier than ever; but strange and scary things started to happen, and he found out that the real nightmare had only just began for him.

  12. Abuso de confianza, Mario C Lugones et al., 1 videocassette (77 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Olga Zubarry, Manuel Collado, María Armand, Carlos Thompson, Renée Dumas, Adolfo Linvel, Margarita Corona, Carlos Belluci, Iris Alonso, José Nájera, Arnoldo Chamot, Juan Pecci, María Elena Sagrera, José Arias Callicó.
    Abstract: In order to gain the protection of a lawyer, a student pretends to be the daughter of an actress that the lawyer had once known in his childhood. This is a remake of the French film, "Abus de confiance.".

  13. Aca las tortas! o Los hijos, Juan Bustillo Oro et al., 1 videocassette (109 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Sara Garcia, Meche Barba, Carlos Orellana.
    Abstract: An older couple have a popular torta-selling business. They have several children, including one son whom the father doesn't like because he's a drunk. Another son and daughter were sent to the U.S. to study, and after 5 years, return home. The daughter left behind a boyfriend and the son, a girlfriend and his own son; the parents know nothing about any of them.

  14. La Academia de San Carlos, Aurelio de los Reyes et al., 1 videocassette (23 min.), México, D.F, Redlands, Calif, 1994.
    Abstract: This video shows the role of the Academy in Mexican art from the late 18th century to the early years of the 20th century.

  15. Accion chicano, Med/Tech Productions et al., 1 videocassette (30 min.), Pasadena, Calif, 199-.
    Notes: Event Note: Recorded May 16, 1973; aired May 17, 1973
    Performer Note: Performed by Los Mascarones
    Contents: Tlaloc -- América is one -- Freedom -- The birth of capitalism.
    Abstract: Chicano theater troupe Los Mascareones performs several of its works dealing with the history and current plight of Mexicans and Mexican Americans and their exploitation by the United States.

  16. Acción mutante, Alejandro De la Iglesia et al., 1 videocassette (090 min.), Barcelona, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Antonio Resines, Alex Angulo, Frederique Feder, Fernando Guillén, Enrique San Francisco, Juan Viadas, Karra Elejalde, Saturnino Garcia, Jaime Blanch.
    Abstract: Dystopic science fiction film set in the year 2012 in a world ruled by bodybuilders, designers and the ultra-chic. Accion Mutante, an underground group of mentally and physically disabled are the sole resistance to the cult of beauty and wealth. Ramon, the leader of the group devises plots to kidnap Patricia, daughter of a wealthy industrialist, but the plot does not work out as planned.

  17. Actas de Marusia un film, Gian Maria Volontè et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Wilmington? Calif., 1985.
    Notes: Performer Note: Gian Maria Volonte, Diana Bracho, Claudio Obregon, Eduardo Lopez Rojas, Patricia Reyes Spindola, Jose Carlos Ruiz
    Added Title: Letters from Marusia.
    Abstract: "The chronicle of the repression exercised by an English Company over a small Chilean town whose inhabitants are determined to win the minimal human rights due to them as workers and citizens."--External container.

  18. Actualización política y doctrinaria para la toma del poder, Fernando E Solanas et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 100 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Abstract: Documentaries about Perón and his effects on Argentina in the present and for the future.

  19. Adam's rib, Katharine Hepburn et al., 1 videodisc (101 min.), New York, N.Y, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Tom Ewell, Judy Holliday, David Wayne, Jean Hagen.
    Abstract: A husband and wife lawyer team clash when the wife defends a woman on trial for shooting her spouse. The lawyer-husband is the prosecutor.

  20. Adan, Eva y el diablo, Roberto Soto et al., 1 videocassette (83 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Roberto Soto, Gloria Aguíar, Tito Renaldo; Carlos Riquelme.
    Abstract: Justino, a young man in a rural community, flirts with Eva constantly, and she returns the attention. When he learns of her intentions to marry the middle-aged, corpulent mayor, he becomes furious and chases the mayor out a window of Eva's home. Justino is jailed while the mayor tries to impress a government visitor without letting the scandal surface.

  21. Adios Buenos Aires, Leopoldo Torres Ríos and Arte Video (Firm), 1 videocassette, Argentina, 1938.

  22. Adios mi chaparrita, René Cardona et al., 1 videocassette (77 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rafael Falcón, Josefina Escobedo, Alfredo del Diestro.
    Abstract: Chavalo is a proud and protective young rancher in love with Chavela. The two plan to marry, but Chavalo must first make some money. After traveling a long distance with a herd, he sells his horse for a ring and begins to walk back. On the way, he joins a group of laborers seeking work, only to find they would be forced to work and whipped by cruel bosses. While Chavalo is gone, Chavela is subject to the flirtation of a callous young man seeking her hand in marriage. She interprets Chavalo's long absence as an indication of his lack of interest in her.

  23. Adios pampa mia, Manuel Romero et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Alberto Castillo, Alberto Vila, Perla Mux.
    Abstract: The story of a tango singer's rise to fame. This film marks Alberto Castillo's film debut.

  24. Adiós Pepe, Adolfo Aristarain, Eusebio Poncela, and Network (Firm), 1 videocassette, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Eusebio Poncela.

  25. Adios pequena, Imanol Uribe et al., 1 videocassette (86 min.), Spain?, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ana Belen, Fabio Testi, Marcel Bozzuffi.
    Abstract: A story of intrigue, romance and violence. Lucas, a young drug dealier who has always had a hard struggle to come out on top, is defended by the young and rich lawyer Beatriz. The lies, agression and desperation surrounding the case will convert Beatriz into a cold and implacable avenger.

  26. Adíos, Roberto, Enrique Dawi et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Victor Laplace, Carlos Andrés Calvo, Ana María Picchio.
    Abstract: Roberto leaves his wife and cannot afford to rent an apartment, so he goes to live with Marcelo, a friend of his cousin's, who openly lives with his homosexuality. They soon develop alove relationship which causes a lot of conflicts for Roberto.

  27. Adios to the past?, Michael Whiteley, Phil Grabsky, and Films for the Humanities (Firm), 1 videocassette (52 min.), Princeton, NJ, 1991.
    Abstract: In a small village in Estremadura, 17-year-old Alicia is trying to decide whether to stay or leave. Are marriage and staying in the village the best she can hope for? Villages are struggling to survive; and the Socialist mayor, a progressive priest, and liberal professional parents all provide differing points of view.

  28. The adventures of Baron Munchausen, Terry Gilliam, 1 videodisc (126 min.), Culver City, Calif, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: John Neville, Eric Idle, Sarah Polley, Oliver Reed, Uma Thurman, Jonathan Pryce.
    Abstract: The amazing journeys of Baron von Munchausen, who sets sail in a hot air balloon in search of his old comrades-at-arms with the object of saving a European city from the superior forces of a Turkish sultan.

  29. Africa rie, Carlos Rinaldi et al., 1 videocassette (60 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Rafael "El Pato" Carret, Jorge Luz, Guillermo Rico.
    Abstract: Four men are known for their foolish actions and one night after ruining a dinner, they get arrested. They are soon released and then go visit their uncle who is sick but he is actually just sick of the four of them. Thus, the four men decide to go to Africa to try to find a cure for their uncle but instead get caught up in the middle of a big scheme.

  30. L'Age d'or La edad de oro, Luis Buñuel et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Barcelona, Spain.
    Notes: Performer Note: Gaston Modot, Lya Lys, Max Ernst, Pierre Prévert, Jacques Brunius
    Added Title: Age of gold
    Added Title: Golden age.
    Abstract: Two lovers declare war on a bourgeois society intent on thwarting the fulfillment of their desire. The film is a statement on the nature of the Church, the Establishment, and middle-class morality.

  31. La agonía de ser madre, Rogelio A Gonzalez et al., 1 videocassette (94 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Marga Lopez, Arturo de Cordova, Karla José Alonso.
    Abstract: A middle-aged wife and mother named Ana learns from the doctor that she has three months to live. She returns home to a son that has begun to steal from pharmacies, a husband that drinks excessively, and a teenage daughter that wants to break away from the control of her father. She chooses not to inform the family of her condition, and instead handles the situation herself. When the daughter runs away from home after a fight with her father, Ana's health turns even worse.

  32. Aguila o sol, Arcady Boytler et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.), México, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mario Moreno "Cantinflas", Manuel Medel, Margarita More, Marina Tamayo.
    Abstract: Cantinflas, as a child, escapes from an orphanage with two friends and makes his way to the stage as part of a comic duet. Meanwhile, a man is desperately searching for the son he left at an orphanage many years ago when he was poor.

  33. Agustín Codazzi epopeya geografica, Mady Samper et al., 1 videorecording (49 min.), Bogota, Colombia, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carlos Eduardo Santa, Jorge Espinoza.
    Abstract: Pictures and words from the works of explorer and geographer Agustín Codazzi.

  34. Ahi está el detalle! una pelicula, Humberto Gómez Landero et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Wilmington, CA, 1985?
    Notes: Performer Note: Mario Moreno "Cantinflas," Joaquin Pardavé, Sara García, Sofía Alvarez, Dolores Camarillo
    Added Title: That's the point.
    Abstract: When Cantinflas goes to visit his girlfriend, a maid, he is called into service to pretend he is a long-lost brother of the mistress of the house so she can claim a great inheritance.

  35. AIDS in the barrio Eso no me pasa a mi, Peter Biella, Frances Negrón-Muntaner, and Alba Martinez, 1 videocassette (30 min.), New York?, 1988.
    Notes: Added Title: Eso no me pasa a mi
    Added Title: AIDS in the barrio (English version).
    Abstract: Discusses the causes and effects of AIDS in the Hispanic community through interviews with AIDS sufferers, their families, and members of the community at large. Drug abuse, cultural attitudes toward condom use and toward homosexuality, and the economic causes of drug abuse in the barrio are covered, as well as the role of family and friends in comforting and helping AIDS victims. Measures to prevent the spread of AIDS to wives and women friends of drug users and bi-sexual men are also discussed.

  36. Air Force One, Harrison Ford et al., 1 videodisc (125 min.), Culver City, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close, Wendy Crewson, Paul Guilfoyle, William H. Macy, Liesel Matthews, Dean Stockwell.
    Abstract: An uncompromising U.S. President has just told the world he will not negotiate with terrorists. But when Russian terrorists hijack Air Force One, the world's most secure and extraordinary aircraft, the President is faced with a nearly impossible decision-- give in to terrorist demands or sacrifice not only the country's dignity, but the lives of his wife and daughter.

  37. Al caer la tarde, Muñoz et al., 1 videocassette (69 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: José Muñoz, Guillermo Calles, Humberto Almazàn.
    Abstract: A woman struggles to remain in control of a hacienda after the death of her father. The competition from a nearby patrón only makes matters worse.

  38. Al compás de tu mentira, Beverly Hills Video Home Producciones et al., 1 videocassette (86 min.), Lavelle, Argentina, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Francisco Alvarez, Pedrito Quartucci, Delfy de Ortega.
    Abstract: A musical comedy in which a man invents a brother who loves tangos. He helps a friend who is in love with his goddaughter, but everything goes awry.

  39. Al corazón, Mario Sábato et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 98 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Presentors, Ernesto Sábato, Enrique Cadícamo, Sergio Renán, Adriana Varela.
    Abstract: A "family album" of singers in an homage to tango and Argentinean films. Mario Sábato gathers together together film clips of the greats: Carlos Gardel, Hugo del Carrill, Libertad Lamarque, Alberto Castillo, Luis Sandrini, Simone, Charlo, Azucena Maizena, Angel Vargas, and Sabina Olmos. They illustrate its thematic message that the tango is the most important musical expression of the nation.

  40. Al diablo con esta cura...!!!, Carlos Rinaldi et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Sandrini, Ubaldo Martínez, Elizabeth Killian.

  41. Al filo de la ley, Juan Carlos Desanzo et al., 1 videocassette, San Luis, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Rodolfo Ranni, Gerardo Romano, Katja Alemann.

  42. Al fin a solas, Rogelio A Gonzalez et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: César Costa, Rosa María Vázquez, Regina Torné.
    Abstract: After receiving his degree, a young engineer is married the next day and the newlyweds move into a new apartment. Nervous and anxious for their long-awaited wedding night, the two are about to retire when the young man's sister appears, complaining about her husband and speaking of divorce. Minutes later another of his sisters appears and does the same. Forced to spend the night on the couch, the young couple nervously calls each of his remaining siblings, asking whether they are happy in their respective marriages. None are, which doesn't help the confidence of the newlyweds. No matter how hard they try, they are unable to find a place where they can be alone.

  43. Al ritmo del Pacifico Sur, Instituto Oaxaqueño de las Culturas, 1 videocassette (22 min.), Oaxaca, Mexico, 1996.
    Abstract: This video includes the history of the fiesta with danzas and bailes from the state of Oaxaca in the South Pacific Coast.

  44. Al son de la marimba, Juan Bustillo Oro et al., 1 videocassette (132 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Soler, Marina Tamayo, Emilio Tuero.
    Abstract: A rich young man from the provinces throws a party in Mexico City, inviting the cream of society. He meets a young woman at the party; her parents encourage them. To entertain them, he shares his marimba playing--a popular tradition in his home state of Chiapas.

  45. Al toque de clarín, Orestes Caviglia et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 67 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Buono Strano, Pepita Mu unoz, Mary Parets.

  46. Alarma, René Cardona et al., 1 videocassette (63 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Velez, Yolanda Prida, Alfredo del Diestro, Angel T. Sala.
    Abstract: Two firemen are killed after saving a mother and her two children from a burning building. Another fireman, Ricardo, is left injured and his girlfriend, the daughter of a millionaire, visits him in the hospital. She doesn't tell her father that Ricardo is her boyfriend because her father wants her to marry one of his associates.

  47. Alas de mariposa = Butterfly wings, Silvia Munt et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Chicago, IL, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: Silvia Munt, Fernando Valverde, Susana Garcia, Laura Vaquero
    Added Title: Butterfly wings.
    Abstract: Ami is a sensitive 7 year old, whose mother Carmen is obsessed with giving her husband Gabriel a son. When Carmen becomes pregnant, her relationship with her daughter begins to deteriorate. When the new son is born, events turn into a nightmare.

  48. Alas de mi patria, Carlos Borcosque et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Enrique Muiño, Ada Cornaro, Daniel Belluscio.
    Abstract: Dramatized story of the development of Argentine aviation.

  49. Albéniz, Luis César Amadori et al., 1 videocassette (125 min.), Buenos Aires, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro López Lagar, Sabina Olmos, Marisa Regules, Andrés Mejuto.
    Abstract: In Spain, the story of the life of a very talented musician unfolds revealing both his successes and downfalls. He is now an older gentleman and the story is revealed as a flashback, up until the present day where everyone is honoring his life accomplishments.

  50. Albur de amor, Alfonso Patiño Gomez et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Armendariz, Ana Bronte, Susana Cora.
    Abstract: In a small house in a small town in the Mexican countryside, a young woman named Aurelia and her mother are frightened by mysterious sounds outside their house at night. Efren, one of the farm hands, spends the night outside the house to guard Aurelia while her mother is away. Efren lives with a woman named Gloria who becomes jealous of Aurelia. Juan de Dios is looking for Efren because he wants to kill him; Gloria, in her jealousy, tells him where to find Efren.

  51. Alegre, ma non troppo, Fernando Colomo et al., 1 videocassette (104 min.), Madrid, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: Penélope Cruz, Pere Ponce, Oscar Ladoire, Rosa Ma Sarda.
    Abstract: Pablo knows already, in his twenties, what he wants from life: to become a musician, be likeable to his mother, and find a lovely, faithful and nice boy to share the rest of his life with. Pablo suffers a difficult emotional crisis when his boyfriend leaves him, bored of his tenderness and so a demanding behaviour, that it's near jealousy. Driven by a high insecurity, he applies to an exam to become horn player in the Youth Spain National Orchestra. But the one who auditions him is his father, who has lived for years apart from his wife and voluntarily forgotten by his son, whose sexual behaviour he doesn't find exactly marvelous. Pablo's exam does not go brilliantly, and that depresses him yet more. Anyway, a horn player from Valencia which has made the exam with Pablo hasn't a place to sleep. Pablo takes this colleague home to spend the night. But, next morning, Salome appears. And she appears in of Pablo's bed.

  52. Aleurope A medio y de los trabajadores : Las chicas del can : El beisbol : Santa Teresa : El hombre invisible : Pedregal, Alfredo Anzola, 1 videocassette (68 min.), Caracas, 199-.
    Notes: Added Title: A medio y de los trabajadores
    Added Title: Chicas del can
    Added Title: Beisbol
    Added Title: Santa Teresa
    Added Title: Hombre invisble
    Added Title: Pedregal.
    Abstract: A series of short films directed by Anzola (from 1969-1988) on a variety of themes using different methods, from a short documentary in color of the progress of aluminum from raw ore to products (Aleurope), to a ribbing of machismo (Las chicas del can) baseball as a national mania (El beisbol) social commentary (El hombre invisible) workers' efforts to form a cooperative (Pedregal) and a protest film on surviving in the world of man (Santa Teresa).

  53. Alfonsina, Kurt Land et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1986.
    Notes: Performer Note: Amelia Bence, Guillermo Murray, José de Angelis, Dora Ferreiro.
    Abstract: A drama based on the life of poet Alfonsina Storni.

  54. La Alhambra legacy of Moorish Spain, Marjorie H Russell et al., 1 videocassette (21 min.), Huntsville, Tex, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Thomas F. Soare
    Added Title: Legacy of Moorish Spain.
    Abstract: An artistic and historic walk through the gardens and buildings of the Moorish castle called the alhambra in Grenada, Spain.

  55. Alias Flequillo, Julio Saraceni et al., 1 videocassette (75 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Jose Marrone, Floren Delbene, Perla Alvarado.
    Abstract: Sr. Goodday only wished to marry, until the police brought him in thinking he was a infamous mafia boss named Flaquillo. However, realizing that he was not and the boss was still in jail, they decided to use Mr. Goodday as a spy to learn all the secrets of the mob, by staging a false escape. Everything was going well until the real mafia boss escaped and suddenly Mr. Goodday's life was in danger, but the police still needed his help. In the end, both were caught, but suddenly now there was a large mix-up to sort out.

  56. Alias, La Gringa una pelicula, Alberto Durant et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Chicago, Ill, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: Germán Gonzalez, Lesa Olivero, Orlando Sacha.
    Abstract: This political drama from Peru follows the adventures and escapades of La Gringa, a likeable criminal capable of escaping from any jail.

  57. All of me, Steve Martin et al., 1 videodisc (91 min.), S.l., 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin, Victoria Tennant, Richard Libertini, Jason Bernard, Madolyn Smith.
    Abstract: Roger is called in to change the will of an aging millionairess. She has made arrangements for her soul to be 'captured' and transferred into the body of a younger girl. After an argument about the will, the millionairess dies, but her spirit somehow lands in Rogers body.

  58. All quiet on the western front, Erich Maria Remarque et al., 1 videodisc (132 min.), Universal City, CA, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Louis Wolheim, Lewis Ayres, John Wray, Slim Summerville, William Bakewell, Arnold Lucy, Ben Alexander, Scott Kolk, Owen Davis, Jr., Walter Browne Rogers.
    Abstract: A group of young World War I German recruits pass from idealism to disillusionment with war.

  59. All the president's men, William Goldman et al., 1 videodisc (139 min.), Burbank, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam, Hal Holbrook, Jason Robards, Jane Alexander
    Added Title: Pressure and the press.
    Abstract: The true story of how Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncovered the White House involvement in the Watergate break in.

  60. Alla en el norte, Julio Saraceni et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Lolita Torres, Carlos Estrada, Jorge Barreiro.
    Abstract: María Gracia, a foreign teacher from Italy, comes to Argentina in search of a job. She is sent to a little town where life is simple and uneventful. She initially dislikes the way of life in this town and makes plans to return home. After the death of a good friend, María decides to stay in the town to help the children, despite her commitment to return home.

  61. Allá lejos y hace tiempo Far away and long ago, W. H Hudson et al., 1 videocassette (VHS) (91 min.), Los Angeles, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Dora Baret, Juan Jose Camero, Susu Pecoraaro, Walter Santa Ana, Luis Della-Nogare
    Added Title: Far away and long ago.
    Abstract: Story about growing up in the pampas. Through his friendship with an old gaucho, a boy on the threshold of life becomes fascinated with nature and the mysteries of the human soul.

  62. Aller simple trois histories du Rio de la Plata = Pasaje de ida : tres historias de Rio de la Plata, Noël Burch et al., 1 videocassette (83 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrators: Jean-Marie Bory, Luca Nicolaj, Ima de Ranedo, Jacques Bidou.
    Abstract: The film evokes the history of the 6 million men and women who, between 1830 and 1930, abandoned Europe to settle in Latin America. Through their letters, narratives, writings and documents, the filmmakers have created three purely fictional characters, the Frenchman, Ulysses; the Italian, Petro; and the Spaniard, Pilar. To illustrate their respective histories, the filmmakers use documents of diverse origins, recordings, photographs, archival film, together with fragments of feature films set in the different eras.

  63. Alma de Bohemia, Julio Saraceni et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Alberto Castillo, Fidel Pintos, Lalo Malcom, Vivian Valmarr.

  64. Alma grande en el desierto, Rogelio A Gonzalez et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Manuel López Ochoa, José Elias Moreno, Jorge Russek.
    Abstract: When a man the Indians call Alma Grande finds an Indian dead in the desert with his son nearby, he sets about to determine the cause, and with the help of the boy, learns that the man was murdered by white gold hunters. Back in the Indian village, the boy is placed in the care of a white woman whom the Indians respect, and Alma Grande tries to learn more about the identity of the killers. The two men soon reappear and kidnap the boy in order to force him to tell the location of the gold his father had found, and Alma Grande pursues their trail.

  65. Alma jarocha estudiantina, Antonio Helu et al., 1 videocassette (67 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Julian Soler, Marina Tamayo, Leopoldo Ortiz.
    Abstract: A group of college students are traveling by train to Veracruz on holiday and while they travel, the men flirt with young women on the train. When they arrive at Orizaba, Veracruz, the men are still thinking about the women, though they don't want to fall in love with them because the men must eventually return to their studies in Mexico City.

  66. Alma norteña, Roberto Guzman et al., 1 videocassette (94 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Víctor Manuel Mendoza, Anita Capillo.
    Abstract: A ranchero melodrama which lauds the honest working people of the north in contrast to the slick and lazy people of Mexico City.

  67. Alma pérdida, Pete Resto et al., 1 videocassette (37 min.), New York, NY, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Agustin Rodriguez, Robert Maisonett, Robert F. Amico, John Ortiz, Nelson Nazario.
    Abstract: Dramatization of drug use by a hispanic teenager from the barrio of New York City. Despite support from a happy but poor family and attempts to intervene by his parents and siblings, he becomes increasingly addicted to drugs with tragic but realistic consequences.

  68. Alpaqueros de chimboya Alpaca breeders of Chimboya, Marianne Eyde, Kusi Films, and First Run/Icarus Films, 1 videocassette (30 min.), New York, 1984.
    Notes: Added Title: Alpaca breeders of Chimboya.
    Abstract: Documents peasant families living in the Peruvian highlands whose livelihood depends on selling alpaca fleece.

  69. Alto Paraná, Catrano Catrani et al., 1 videocassette (81 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Ubaldo Martínez, Nelly Cuggan, Jorge Hiltón.

  70. Ama a tu projimo, Tulio Demicheli et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Arturo de Cordova, Rosita Quintana, Elsa Aguirre.
    Abstract: Night. A Red Cross emergency room. All is calm. Open on a desk is a book with an entry recording the death of a Mexican boxer, Rodolfo Ramos. In a flashback, the disintegration of Ramos' life unfolds, beginning with his girlfriend, a screen star, leaving him without saying goodbye after he loses a fight.

  71. Amada, Humberto Solás et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), New York, N.Y., 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Eslinada Runez, Cesar Erora, Silvia Planas, Andrés Hernández, Oneida Hernández.
    Abstract: A young woman from a wealthy family in Havana, Cuba of 1914, is faced with great sexual and social inequality. Her struggles to achieve identity and dignity are played out in a tragic romance in which she is torn between her established and respected marriage and the forbidden love of a young rebel.

  72. Amalia García, la perseverancia, Amalia García, Denise Maerker, and Once TV (Mexico City, Mexico), 1 videocassette (54 min.), México, D.F, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Guest, Amalia Garcia; interviewer, Denise Maerker.
    Abstract: An interview with Mexican politician Amalia Garcia, who discusses her life and work and the position of women in politics in Mexico today.

  73. Amantes, Vicente Aranda et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Madrid, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Victoria Abril, Jorge Sanz, Maribel Verdú.
    Abstract: After finishing military service, Paco sets off to find work in Madrid, leaving behind his girlfriend Trini in his hometown. In Madrid he embarks on an affair with his landlady and becomes embroiled in the low-life of the district, but the virtuous Trini tries to re-enter his life, with tragic results.

  74. Amapola del camino, Juan Bustillo Oro et al., 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Tito Guizar, Andrea Palma, Leopoldo "Chato" Ortin.

  75. America de los Indios, Jesús Salvador Treviño et al., 1 videocasette (27 min.), Pasadena, CA, 1993.

  76. America tropical, David Alfaro Siqueiros et al., 1 videocassette (33 min.), Pasadena, CA, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Víctor Millán.

  77. America, unknown land, Latin American Video Archives, 1 videocassette, New York : Latin American Video Archives.

  78. American graffiti, Richard Dreyfuss et al., 1 videodisc (112 min.), Universal City, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Richard Dreyfuss, Ronny Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charlie Martin Smith, Candy Clark, Mackenzie Phillips, Harrison Ford, Cindy Williams, Wolfman Jack
    Added Title: Making of American graffiti.
    Abstract: Four teenagers come of age on their last summer night before college in 1962.

  79. Americas, Judith Vecchione et al., 10 videocassettes (60 min. each), South Burlington, VT, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Raul Julia.
    Abstract: This intimate look at contemporary Latin America examines issues confronting the entire region by focusing on individual communities.

  80. La Amiga, Liv Ullmann et al., 1 videocassette (115 min.), San Luis, 1992?
    Notes: Performer Note: Liv Ullmann, Cipe Lincovsky, Victor Laplace.
    Abstract: During the military dictatorship (1976-83), two women--one an actress and the other the mother of an activist who "disappears"--adapt in different ways.

  81. Amok, Stella Inda et al., 1 videocassette (101 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria Felix, Julian Soler, Estela Inda.
    Abstract: A doctor embezzles the proceeds of his Parisian clinic in order to better support the manipulative woman with whom he is having an affair. After losing all the money while gambling, he is forced to flee to an undeveloped region of India. There, he tries to mitigate the onslaught of a disease the natives term "Amok," while his past mistakes still plague him.

  82. Amor a primera vista, Leo Fleider et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Lolita Torres, Osvaldo Miranda, Ramón Garay.
    Abstract: A woman marries a bolero singer, but he believes her to be someone other than who she is.

  83. Amor a ritmo de go-go, Miguel M Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (65 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Javier Solis, Rosa María Vázquez, Leonorilda Ochoa.
    Abstract: Lupe is a dancer in a club that attracts a young crowd. But she is continuously pursued by an older man who is very wealthy. He offers her a car, but she refuses to accept it unless he allows her to give something in return: dancing lessons. Lupe doesn't know how to drive, though, so she enrolls in driving lessons, and becomes rather close to her instructor, with whom she is very comfortable. He, however, is not extremely wealthy, offering little more than his company. She must decide which she sees as the more worthy.

  84. Amor de lejos, Fernando Fernández et al., 1 videocassette (100), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Fernandez, Evangelina Elimondo, Andres Soler.
    Abstract: Don Lorenzo and his sister take in boarders at their house and he is having trouble collecting rent. His niece, Luisa, is returning to Mexico from the U.S. and he wants her to marry a bumbling man named Inocencio, who is supposed to be worth a million dollars. Don Lorenzo's right-hand man, Alberto, is love with Luisa, but Don Lorenzo told him to forget her because the future of the house depends on Luisa's marriage to Inocencio.

  85. Amor de lis amores, René Cardona et al., 1 videocassette (78 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rafael Falcón, Josefina Escobedo, Julieta Palavicini.
    Abstract: Leonor lives happily with her husband and young daughter, until he becomes involved with his boss's daughter and requests a divorce. Unwilling to give up her daughter, Leonor refuses to grant the divorce. The husband, in desperation, uses actors and photographers to frame Leonor of having an affair, then takes the case the court in order to force the divorce and gain custody of his daughter. Leonor, unfortunately stuck with a lazy lawyer, is unable to convince the judge of her innocence and custody is awarded to her husband, devastating her.

  86. Amor de mis amores, Rene Cardona, 1 videocassette, Mexico, 1940.

  87. Amor de una Vida, Mapy Cortés et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mapy Cortés, Tomás Perrín.
    Abstract: A woman left in poverty after the death of her father is forced to work as a housekeeper and also as a farmworker, a job normally reserved for men. She is ostracized by the community for living in the home of the army captain for whom she works.

  88. Amor en el aire, Luis Cesar Amadori et al., 1 videocassette (96 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Rocío Durcal, Palito Orgeta, Amalia de Isaura.

  89. Amor perdido, L. Miguel Morayta et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Victor Junco, Amalia Aguilar, Yadira Jimenez.
    Abstract: A young and successful composer falls in love with a woman who has just lost her job. He pays her rent, finds a new job for her, and unwittingly involves her with a manipulative crime boss who owns the nightclub in which she works.

  90. Amor y pecado, Ninón Sevilla et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ninón Sevilla, Ramón Gay, Rosa Elena Durgel.
    Abstract: Raúl and Miguel, as young boys, find a baby girl in a garbage can. The two brothers persuade their mother to keep her, despite their poverty, and they name her Teresa. The three children must work in the street to scrape up what the family needs to survive. Years later, Teresa is successful dancer, Miguel owns an night club, and Raúl is studying engineering. Both brothers fall in love with Teresa, but she loves only Raúl.

  91. Amores, Ana Caridad Sánchez et al., 1 videocassette (107 min.), S.l, 1994?
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Cao, Doriam Alonso, Laura de la Uz, Luisa Perez Nieto.
    Abstract: Sopa de cucarachas: a man looks for female companionship in all the wrong places and one day while fishing, a basket floats towards him on the water and in it is a baby girl whom he raises tenderly as his own daughter. Silencios: a girl tries to understand why her parents separated and why her father has retreated further and further into himself and his sorrow. El Jefe: a young woman sleeps with the officer she holds responsible for her father's assassination in order to get close enough to finally take revenge. Piscis: a beautiful young nun is so concerned about the hunger in her coastal village that she gives birth to fish.

  92. Ana Mendieta fuego de tierra, Nereyda Garcia-Ferraz et al., 1 videocassette (52 min.), New York, NY, 1987.
    Abstract: Chronicles the life and work of Cuban artist Ana Mendieta. Includes an interview with the artist by Tony Martinez. Also includes interviews with her family, friends and colleagues.

  93. Ancleto se divorcia, Joselito Rodríguez et al., 1 videocassette (101 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carlos Orellana, Rosita Arenas, Rita Montaner.

  94. --and the earth did not swallow him, Lindsay Law et al., 1 videocassette (99 min.), New York, N.Y., 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jose Alcala, Rose Portillo, Marco Rodriquez, Daniel Valdez.
    Abstract: A haunting and powerful film about a young Mexican-American boy's coming of age amid the poverty and adversity he and his family face as migrant farm workers in the 1950's.

  95. Anda, corre, vuela, Augusto Tamayo San Román et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Chorrillos, Perú, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Marino León, Rosa Isabel Morffino, Lucho Ramirez, Bruno Odar.
    Abstract: Anda, corre, vuela is the story of a pair of young people who come of age and find love in a time of civil war between the government forces and the terrorist organization Sendero Luminoso.

  96. Andalusia cradle of stereotypes, Michael Whiteley, Phil Grabsky, and Films for the Humanities (Firm), 1 videocassette (52 min.), Princeton, NJ, 1991.
    Abstract: Looks at the changes wrought during and since Franco's time on a fighting bull ranch and its employees.

  97. Andrés Medina and Fernando Camara, Andrés Medina et al., 1 videocassette (60 min.), Washington, D.C., 1992.
    Notes: Event Note: Recorded May 19, 1989 in Mexico City.
    Abstract: Andrés Medina talks about his ideas and perspectives in anthropology.

  98. Angel heart, Mickey Rourke et al., 1 videodisc (112 min.), United States?, United States, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mickey Rourke, Robert DeNiro, Lisa Bonet, Charlotte Rampling.
    Abstract: A journey of violence and murder that canvasses the streets of Harlem, the jazz clubs of New Orleans, and voodoo rituals in the swamps of Louisiana.

  99. Angeles, Raúl Perrone et al., 1 videocassette (39 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Raúl Perrone, Carlos Brioletti, Horacio Graniero.

  100. Angeles de la calle, Agustín P Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (117 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Gustavo Rojo, Emilia Guiú, Andrea Palma.
    Abstract: Magnito is a boy who lives in a beautiful home with plenty of toys, yet he is very lonely. His wealthy mother is annoyed by him, and when the governess suggests she pay more attention to Magnito, she fires her. After seeing how much the house servants love their children and befriending one, Magnito decides his only recourse is to run away. He does so, and joins a group of orphans who sell newspapers and are supported by a few generous adults. Despite the hardships of the street, Magnito finally finds the camaraderie his former life was missing.

  101. Angelica, Irasema Dilian et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Irasema Dilian, Carlos Navarro, Ramón Gay.
    Abstract: Angelica works for a nightclub and escort service run by Armando, who is continually questioned by an inspector about the death of Angelica's uncle, her only living relative. Angelica, always tacit, refuses to say anything to the inspector. When she meets a half-blind airline co-pilot, she explains to him that years before she witnessed the murder of her uncle by Armando, who subsequently threated to accuse her of the murder if she refused to work for him.

  102. Angina de pecho el motor de la vida, Angina de pecho el motor de la vida, 1 videocassette (53 min.), 198?
    Notes: Added Title: Motor de la vida.
    Abstract: A description of the way the heart functions and what an "angina pectoris" is.

  103. Angola and Eastern Europe on El Escudo (Cuban television?), December 7, 1990 videorecording, Fidel Castro, 1 videocassette (VHS), Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba, 1990.
    Notes: Added Title: Persian Gulf crisis.

  104. Anillo de compromiso, Emilio Gómez Muriel et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: David Silva, Martha Roth, Carmen Montejo.
    Abstract: A bank worker buys an engagement ring for his fiancee, but the couple doesn't have enough money for the wedding. His mother asks his boss for a loan and they are able to get married, but they soon find themselves in further financial trouble when the man's supervisor blocks his attempts to move up in the bank; eventually, the woman is forced to pawn her ring so they can pay the bills.

  105. Anne Waldman and Cecilia Vicuña, Anne Waldman et al., 1 videocassette (57 min.), New York, NY, 1995?
    Notes: Event Note: Taped between May 1988 and May 1995.
    Abstract: Anne Waldman reads The Cure, The Curse, The Stick, A Lullabye, For Robert Creeley, Ballad after Christine di Pisan, First person (for Bernadette), Eyes in all heads to be looked out of, taped in May, 1988. Cecilia Vicuña reads The Word is time and sound breathing, Not yet poem (Lola Que Pia), Mother and daughter, Oro, taped in May, 1995. Anne Waldman reads (Iovis:) Cosmology within the mind of the sleeping God, Pieces of an hour (for John Cage), taped in May, 1995.

  106. Annie Hall, Woody Allen et al., 1 videodisc (93 min.), Culver City, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane, Paul Simon, Janet Margolin, Shelley Duvall, Christopher Walken, Colleen Dewhurst.
    Abstract: A romantic and sensitive comedy revolving around the diverse and diverting relationships of two nervous New Yorkers, Alvy Singer and Annie Hall.

  107. Ano Nuevo, Burt Corona, Todd Darling, and Cinema Guild, 1 videocassette (55 min.), New York, N.Y., 1982.
    Notes: Performer Note: Burt Corona.
    Abstract: Combines the struggle waged by 22 undocumented workers against their employer with a careful analysis of the conditions faced by the United States' clandestine work force. Shot on location in Northern California, along the U.S.-Mexican border and in Oaxaca, Mexico.

  108. Another day in paradise, Larry Clark et al., 1 videodisc (101 min.), United States, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: James Woods, Melanie Griffith, Vincent Kartheiser, Natasha Gregson Wagner
    Contents: Special features include director's commentary, filmographies, trailer and music video.
    Abstract: A makeshift family of professional thieves go on a cross-country crime spree.

  109. Antologia del cine Mexicano, Manuel Gonzalez Casanova, 1 videocassette (113 min.), Mexico.

  110. Approach of dawn portraits of Maya women forging peace in Guatemala, Gayla Jamison, Lightfoot Films, and Maryknoll World Productions, 1 videocassette (52 min.), S.l., Maryknoll, N.Y, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrator: Liliana del Rio.
    Abstract: Documents the story of Maya women of Guatemala and their role in the human rights struggle. Focuses on three women whose lives have been shattered by Guatemala's genocidal civil war.

  111. Aquel de cine argentino 30 años sonoros, 1933-1963, Videograma S.R.L, 1 videocassette (115 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrator: Enrique Conlazo.
    Abstract: A survey of the history of sound film in Argentina between 1933 and 1963, with clips from many important films.

  112. Aquí están los Villalobos, Enrique Zambrano et al., 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ramón Gay, Rosa de Castilla, Raúl Martínez.
    Abstract: A group of masked bandits led by a man called "The White Terror" burns the homes of settlers and farmers that begin to fence in grazing ground for ranchers. Three men that call themselves Los Villalobos take it upon themselves to uncover the identity of this White Terror. With the help of María, a beautiful woman who is courted by an older, callous man, they begin to investigate the crimes already committed and track his movements. Their actions place them in considerable danger, as the White Terror begins to panic.

  113. Ardiente paciencia Mit brennender Geduld, Antonio Skármeta et al., 1 videocassette, Mainz, 1983.
    Notes: Performer Note: Oscar Castro, Roberto Parada, Marcela Osorio, Naldy Hernández
    Added Title: Mit brennender Geduld
    Added Title: Burning patience.
    Abstract: A teenager is in love with the local bar-owner's daughter in a Chilean village. In this village lives the Latin American poet, Pablo Neruda. The teenager enlists Neruda's help to win the girl.

  114. La ardilla roja, Julio Medem et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Madrid, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: Emma Suárez, Nancho Novo, Maria Barranco, Karra Elejalde, Carmelo Gómez.
    Abstract: Jota is a young man whose fortunes are down. His rocker girlfriend has left him and he is considering jumping off of a jetty late one summer night in San Sebastian. Before he can jump, a motorcyclist crashes through the barrier and Jota runs to assist. The woman has amnesia and Jota takes her to the hospital where he registers her as Lisa, his fiance. When "Lisa" has recovered physically, Jota takes her from the hospital and they go on a vacation to a campground called "The Red Squirrel".

  115. Argentina the broken silence, Victor Fridman, 1 videocassette (ca. 57 min.), San Anselmo, Calif, 1986.
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan Peron, Isabella Peron, Raul Alfonsin
    Added Title: The broken silence.
    Abstract: Victor Fridman recaps the history of Argentina from the days Evita and Juan Peron reigned supreme to the events leading to the election of President Raul Alfonsin and the present.

  116. An Argentinian journey, Jana Bokava et al., 3 videocassettes (187 min.), Princeton, N.J, 1998.
    Notes: Contents: pt. 1. Songs of the gauchos (64 min.) -- pt. 2. Songs of the Argentine provinces (62 min.) -- pt. 3. Songs of the poor (61 min.)
    Added Title: Songs of the Gauchos
    Added Title: Songs of the Argentine provinces
    Added Title: Songs of the poor.
    Abstract: Presents the "rich and diverse musical heritage of Argentina".

  117. Argentinísima, Fernando Ayala et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Abstract: Through song after song, the beauty of Argentina is narrated in this film. Occasional acting as well as dance contribute to the music that defines the greatness and pride of a uniquely beautiful country.

  118. Ariella Ariela, John Herbert et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Christiane Torloni, John Herbert, Laura Cardoso.

  119. Armiño negro, Carlos Hugo Christensen et al., 1 videocassette (104 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Laura Hidalgo, Roberto Escalada, Néstor Zavarce, Nicolás Fregues, Bemardo Penrone, Ricardo Galache, Enrique Abeledo, Gloria Ferrandiz, Federico Mansilla, Aurelia Ferrer.
    Abstract: A woman intends to tell her adolescent son about her mysterious past (and her present), but fails and unleashes a tragedy.

  120. Army of darkness, Sam Raimi et al., 1 videodisc (87 min.), Universal City, Calif, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Bruce Campbell, Embeth Davidtz.
    Abstract: Back to do battle with the hideous "Deadites", Bruce Campbell reprises his role from the Evil Dead series. Demonic forces time-warp him into England's Dark Ages, where he romances a beauty and faces legions of undead beasts.

  121. Arthur, Robert Greenhut et al., 1 videodisc (97 min.), Burbank, Calif, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Dudley Moore, Liza Minnelli, John Gielgud.
    Abstract: Arthur Bach is very, very rich, and he's next in line for a 750 million dollar inheritance. He stands to lose his inheritance--and a life in the lush style to which he is accustomed--if he doesn't marry the most boring blonde on Long Island within thirty days. Unfortunately, Arthur has just discovered the girl of his dreams.

  122. Arturo Ripstein and Paz Alicia Garciadiego a talk on "Cadena Perpetua", November 13, 1995, Arturo Ripstein and Paz Alicia Garciadiego, 1 videocassette (65 min.), 1995.

  123. Asalto a la ciudad, Carlos Cores et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carlos Cores, Juan José Miguez, Luis Tasca, Ignacio Quirós, Sergio Renán, Olga Zubarry, Aída Luz, Elizabeth Killian, Santiago Gómez Cou, Guillermo Battaglia, Thelma del Río, Nathán Pinzón, Juan Carlos Palma, Susana Mayo, José Comellas, Sergio Malbrán, Saál Jarlip, Pedro Buchardo, Silvia del Río, Mario Aguiar, Elsa Guido.
    Abstract: Five men rob a bank. Each one eventually receives a punishment.

  124. Asesinato a distancia, Santiago Carlos Oves et al., 1 videocassette (103 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Hector Alterio, Patricio Contreras, Laura Novoa, Martín Adjemian, Fabián Vena, Carlos Weber, Miguel Dedovich, Guillermo Hermida, Gerardo Pheyrano, Horacio Marassi, Elvia Andreoli.
    Abstract: Can there be a perfect crime? Detective Daniel Hernández says no, his new case causes him to doubt deeply held beliefs. A boy throws himself into the sea during a storm, in front of a crowd of witnesses. An obvious suicide, but Hernández says no, although it will be difficult to deny what the witnesses saw.

  125. Así es el tango, Eduardo Morera et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Tito Lusiardo, Olinda Bozán, Lusita Vehil.

  126. Así es la vida, Francisco Múgica et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Enrique Serrano, Sabina Olmos, Arturo García Bhur.
    Abstract: A wealthy family of six with three daughters and a son grow together learning from and experiencing all the lessons of life. With firm and loving parents all four children find love and although not all marry right away, they are happy. Even when on parent dies, the household carries on as strong as ever. This is a story of family strength and close personal relationships.

  127. Así es mi tierra, Arcady Boytler et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 79 min.), México, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Cantinflas (Mario Moreno), Manuel Medel, Antonio R. Frausto, Mercedes Soler.
    Abstract: Two friends are entangled in the intrigue of a revolutionary general. Acompañado de otro gran comediante y envuelto en la intriga de un general revolucionario, de rienda suelta a su gran imaginación para provocarnos una bandanada de risas.

  128. Atame! Tie me up, tie me down, Victoria Abril et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Burbank, CA, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Victoria Abril, Antonio Banderas, Loles Leon, Francisco Rabal.
    Abstract: Comedy in which an orphaned mental patient kidnaps a porn star in an irrationally inspired bid for love.

  129. Atracción peculiar, Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Alberto Olmedo, Jorge Porcel, Silvia Pérez.
    Abstract: A series of aggressive acts against transvestites who act in Mar del Plata leads a magazine to send out a journalist, Sr. Trolombati, and a photographer, Sr. Amatista, who is evidently gay. Both must pretend they are gay and get into the underword to carry on their inquest. This is the starting point for a series of intricate situations in which even the wives of the magazine executives are involved.

  130. Atrapadas, Aníbal di Salvo et al., 1 videocassette, Buenos Aires, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Leonor Benedetto, Betiana Blum, Camila Perissé.

  131. Atrax, Diego Lascano et al., 1 videocassette (? min.), Montevideo Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Dario Moscaetlli, Debora Perez Volpin, Hernan Pererz Aguirre, Javier Lareo
    Added Title: Ultimios vermicellis
    Added Title: Martini en las dunas.
    Abstract: It is the year 2062 on Atrax. The station managers of a TV channel which dominates the minds of all the inhabitants of this country discover by accident the instruments of power in which they are being held. Eating, making love, working and thinking have been converted into mechanical acts simply destined to keep the species alive. Is rebellion possible against this order? The country is a veiled portrayal of Argentina. Preceded by a very short film which makes satiric use of the theme of alternate reality: Un martini en las dunas.

  132. Augusto Cabada, Augusto Cabada et al., 1 videocassette (20 min.), Lima, 19??
    Abstract: Two short films by Augusto Cabada. The first, El final, depicts a couple finishing a television screenplay; their difference of opinion on the resolution mirror their relationship to each other. In the second, La consulta, a man suicidal man visits a psychologist and confesses to a murder, but the crime may be a delusion.

  133. Augusto Roa Bastos conversacion con Fernando Alegria, Augusto Antonio Roa Bastos et al., 1 videocassette (25 min.), McLean, Va, 1982.
    Notes: Added Title: Diálogo entre Augusto Roa Bastos y Fernando Alegriá.
    Abstract: Fernando Alegriá engages Paraguayan author, Augusto Roa Bastos in a dialogue dealing with his work, background and literary philosophy. They also discuss the literature, culture, history and politics of Latin America in general and of Paraguay in particular.

  134. La ausente, Julio Bracho et al., 1 videocassette (118 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Arturo de Cordova, Rosita Quintana, Andrea Palma.
    Abstract: Isabel runs away from her house and drives off a cliff. Her husband, Jorge, is distraught, and all the more so when his sister, Cecilia, doesn't attend the funeral; according to Isabel's sister, Magdalena, Cecilia never liked Isabel. Magdalena takes care of Isabel's daughter and tries to find out exactly what happened to Isabel. Cecilia asks Magdalena why Isabel was carrying 100,000 pesos with her when she died.

  135. Ave de paso, Celestino Gorostiza et al., 1 videocassette (75 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Emilio Tuero, Amanda Ledesma, Carlos López Moctezuma.
    Abstract: A doctor is reading a medical book while traveling on the train to Mexico City. A beautiful woman, the famous Argentine singer Olga Rassini, who is in Mexico for the first time, tries to catch the doctor's eye. He ignores her, not knowing who she is and having a family with 3 children to consider. Some friends invite him to the opening of Rassini's show, but when he realizes she was the woman on the train, he refuses to go.

  136. Ave sin rumbo, Andrea Palma et al., 1 videocassette (86 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Andrea Palma, Arturo de Cordova, Carlos Villarias.
    Abstract: Ana is assaulted by a man on a boat but is saved by the captain. She is ill and the caption is concerned for her; she thanks him for his attention and for taking her on the boat without charge. Because of her condition, the captain puts her ashore at their next port, Magdalena. She cannot afford to stay at the hotel she visits, but faints on the way out and is taken to one of the rooms. A man named Melchor, who has helped transport her, finds his doctor friend, Juan, who is on the run from the police. Juan discovers that her appendix is in very bad shape.

  137. Aventuras de Juan Quin Quin, Julio Martinez et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), La Habana?, 1967.
    Notes: Performer Note: Julio Martínez, Erdwin Fernández, Adelaida Raymat.
    Abstract: A farmer, fearing nothing in his struggle to make his way, clashes with his environment, and is thus forced into various other occupations.

  138. Avivato El rey de los vivos, Enrique Cahen Salaberry et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Pepe Iglesias, Lilian Valmar.

  139. Ay calypso no te rajes, Antonio Badu et al., 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Antonio Badu, Fernando Casanova, Paquita de Ronda.

  140. Ay, Carmela!, Carlos Saura et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Madrid, 1991.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carmen Maura, Andres Pajares, Gabino Diego.
    Abstract: Aragón, Spain, 1938. Carmela and her two companions quit their posts as entertainers for the Republican troops in search for a better fortune. By mistake, they cross over to the Nationalist zone, get arrested and are given the chance to perform for their freedom.

  141. Ay Jalisco, no te rajes, Joselito Rodríguez et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), México, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Negrete, Gloria Marín, Carlos López "Chaflan", Victor Manuel Mendoza, Angel Garasa, Antonio Bravo, Evita Munoz, Antonio Badu, Miguel Inclan.
    Abstract: A young man, being pursued by the son of a general whom he killed along with the general's five gunmen because the general did not want him courting his daughter, goes off on a murder spree.

  142. Ayúdeme a vivir, José Agustín Ferreyra et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 72 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Libertad Lamarque, Floren Delbene, Perla Mary.

  143. Azul, Roland Legiardi-Laura and Azul Productions, 1 videocassette (107 min.), New York, N.Y, 1988.
    Abstract: A portrait of Nicaraguan life as revealed through the diverse voices of the country's poets. Interviews and debate are interwoven with the recitation of 24 poems by both professional and amateur writers.

  144. Bailando cha cha cha Cien mujeres, Jaime Salvador et al., 1 videocassette (62 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Christiane Martel, Tony Aguilar, Sergio Corona.
    Abstract: Don Manuel designs bathing suits and owns the company that manufactures and distributes them. He has 3 nieces who are always asking him for money. After 25 yrs. in the business, he retires to travel around the world, turning the company over to the workers with the stipulation that they can keep the company if the make a bigger profit in the following year; otherwise the company will go to his nieces. The nieces conspire to make the company do poorly so they can get their hands on it.

  145. Bailando en las nubes, Canta Maya et al., 1 videocassette (89 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Canta Maya, Jorge "Che" Reyes, Andres Soler.
    Abstract: Lucien is a secretary in New York whose father, now dead, was from Mexico. Through correspondence with an associate office in Mexico City, she becomes friends with an elderly office worker in that city, who pretends to be his own boss in his letters. When Lucien's sister is unable to join her dance team on their tour of Latin America, Lucien replaces her. The show eventually travels to Mexico City, where she decides to visit her pen friend. The impostor, in order to cover his tracks, involves Orlando Mendoza, the boss's nephew, who is immediately attracted to Lucien.

  146. Baile de graduación, Carlos Toussaint et al., 1 videocassette (83 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: David Lichine, Sergio Unger, Alicia Pineda, Diana Alanis.
    Abstract: Performed entirely in dance, the film shows a troop of young military cadets visiting a girls' school of ballet. While the general and the school's headmistress flirt lightheartedly, the cadets and ballerinas compete for each other's favors.

  147. Bajo el cielo de México, Vilma Vidal et al., 1 videocassette (76 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Vilma Vidal, Rafael Falcón.
    Abstract: On a Mexican hacienda, the patrón's top man is enchanted by a wealthy woman visiting the patrón's family. While her pursues the woman, he loses interest in the woman who has loved him for many years. Unfortunately for him, the wealthy woman is engaged to be married to someone else very soon.

  148. Bajo el signo de la patria, René Mugica et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Ignacio Quiros, Héctor Pellegrini, Ricardo Passano.

  149. Bajo otro sol, Francisco D'Intino et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Uruguay, 198-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge González, Virginia Lago, Miguel Angel Solá.
    Abstract: After having worked for ten years as a teacher at a rural school in the Argentinian Patagonia, labour lawyer Manuel Ojeda returns to Córdoba, his province. He is moved by the wish to avenge a former political Fellow at the Peronist Youth, missing during the Military Dictatorship after Alfredo Barrantes denounced him. Barrantes is Personnel Manager at the factory where Ojeda used to work. Manuel meets old friends and workmates who make him see the mistake he is about to make.

  150. Bajó un angel del cielo, Luis Cesar Amadori et al., 1 videocassette (78 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Franciso Alvarez, Zully Moreno, Pedrito Quartucci.
    Abstract: Fontana is a senile, old man in charge of a successful business. He wishes to retire and sell the business. His family attempts to help him, but instead make the whole situation much more complicated.

  151. Bala de plata, Miguel M Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (65 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Julio Aldama, Irma Dorantes, Angel Infante.
    Abstract: Carlos, away from home in the army, is notified that his father has been killed. When he returns home, he learns that a silver bullet was used. He dismisses suicide or accidental death as the cause, and determines that his father was murdered. Although his father's friends offer their sympathy, he is slow to trust any of them. He thus trains himself in gun-fighting as preparation for an expected confrontation with his father's killer. He then subtly tests the friendship of those who profess to be loyal to him and his father in an effort to expose the guilty man.

  152. Balada para un mochilero, Carlos Rinaldi et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: José Marrone, Arnaldo André, Mariángeles, Aldo Barbero Cacho Espindola, Néstor Fabián, Nelly Tesolin, Marcelo Chimento, Graciela Pal, Graciela Ibaneta, Mario Fortuna (h), Estela Vidal, Rodolfo Brindisi, Délfor Medina, Martha Diez, Coqui Marrone, Los Iracundos, Juan y Juan, Los Arribeños, Néstor Fabián.
    Abstract: A newspaper vendor who lives in Mar del Plata leaves to backpack and travel the country. In this event, he meets other similar travelers.

  153. Ballad of an unsung hero, Paul Espinosa et al., 1 videocassette (28 min.), San Diego, Calif, 1983.
    Abstract: Portrait of 88-year-old Pedro J. González, his early years as a telegraph operator with Pancho Villa during the Mexican Revolution, his pioneering career as a radio and recording star in Los Angeles, and finally his 6-year imprisonment in San Quentin following a controversial court case. Includes rare historical footage and photographs, vintage music from the 1920's, as well as interviews with Pedro and his wife Maria.

  154. The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez, Edward James Olmos et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Los Angeles, Calif, 1984?
    Notes: Performer Note: Edward James Olmos, James Gammon, Tom Bower, Bruce McGill.
    Abstract: "True story, told from several points of view, of 1901 incident in which a young Mexican killed an American sheriff, then managed to elude a 600-man posse for nearly two weeks."--Leonard Maltin's TV, movies and video guide, 1987 ed.

  155. Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México, Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México et al., 1 videocassette (1 hr., 50 min.), New York, N.Y, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Vocalist, Estela González ; venado = deer dancer, Ignacio Domínguez ; floreador = lariat virtuoso, Fidel Cadrera.
    Abstract: A live show of Mexican pre-hispanic and mestiso dances, myths and music, including the Mariachi, the Marimba and Sones Jarochos.

  156. Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México, Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México et al., 1 videocassette (108 min.), New York, NY, 1988.
    Abstract: Director, May Herz ; producer, Alfonso Olvero. A live show of Mexican pre-hispanic and mestiso dances, myths and music, including the Mariachi, the Marimba and Sones Jarochos.

  157. Bananeras Banana Campany, Lilia Alfaro P. et al., 1 videocassette (15 min.), New York, NY, 1982?
    Notes: Performer Note: William Agudelo
    Added Title: Banana company.
    Abstract: Depicts the exploitation of banana plantation workers in Nicaragua by large American companies working there. Interviews workers on the plantations and in the shipping warehouses where the bananas are cleaned and packaged. Commentary is provided by Ernesto Cardenal's poem to the workers.

  158. Baraguá, José Massip et al., 1 videocassette (VHS) (ca. 111 min.), Cuba, Cuba?, 1986.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mario Balmaseda, José Antonio Rodríguez, Nelson Villagra, Sergio Corrieri.

  159. La barraca, Roberto Gavaldón et al., 1 videocassette (108 min.), Harlingen, TX, New York, NY, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Domingo Soler, Anita Blanch, Amparo Morillo.
    Abstract: The story of violence and subsistence among peasants as they try to prevent the loss of a house they found after years of moving from place to place.

  160. Barrio de pasiones, Adolfo Fernández Bustamante et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Alfredo Gomez de la Vega, Gustavo Rojo Pinto, Maria Teresa Esquilla.
    Abstract: An attractive young woman attempts to make a living as a pianist after her father passes away. Beset by money problems, she is forced to pawn her most precious belongings, including her beloved piano. Several men woo her and promise to help her, including a scorned local businessman, detested by the community, and a middle-aged grocer.

  161. Barrio Gris, Mario Soffici et al., 1 videocassette (107 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Alberto de Mendoza, Mirta Torres, Ubaldo Martínez.
    Abstract: A poor man named Federico has an affluent friend named Claudio, who teaches him how to make fast money and enter high society. His selfishness leads him to a life of crime. He loses his family and friends in his quest to advance his own social position. It is not until the death of his beloved mother that he realizes his faults. By this time, her death is too great to bear and he kills Claudio, is sent to prison, and leaves behind his new love, Zulema.

  162. Barroco, Paul Leduc et al., 1 videocassette (107 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Francisco Rabal, Angela Molinna, Ernesto Gómez Cruz.
    Abstract: A series of images, music and sounds which transport through Mexico's history, without any narrative sequence. The film spins constantly round the question 'Where are the singers from?' (De donde son los cantantes? in Spanish: the title of a popular Cuban song).

  163. The basketball diaries, Leonardo DiCaprio et al., 1 videodisc (102 min.), S.l., 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Leonardo DiCaprio, Bruno Kirby, Lorraine Bracco, Ernie Hudson, Patrick McGaw, James Madio, Mark Wahlberg.
    Abstract: Teamed with his friends Mickey, Neutron and Pedro, high school student Jim Carroll seems headed for a bright basketball career. But when pressures from his coach, his mom, and school seem to mount, Jim finds solace in all the wrong places, and the dark streets of New York begin to tear him apart.

  164. La Batalla de Chile la lucha de un Pueblo sin armas, Patricio Guzmán et al., 3 videocassettes (263 min.), Madrid, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Abilio Fernandez
    Contents: pt. 1 La insurrección de la burguesia (1:36) -- pt. 2. El golpe de estado (1:28) -- pt. 3. El poder popular (1:19)
    Added Title: Battle of Chile.
    Abstract: Documentary on the fate of Allende's Popular Unity government filmed throughout Chile from February to September 1973. Shows the campaign strategies of the two groups fighting for control of Congress and reactions of voters before and after the election. Also shows effects on society after the election--strikes, riots, etc.

  165. Batallón Olimpia documento abierto, Canal 6 de Julio (Firm : Mexico), 1 videocassette (35 min.), México, D.F, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrator: Mario Díaz Mercando.
    Abstract: What do the unpublished images from October 2nd, 1968, released in the past few years, show? The film presents an exhaustive analysis of the new cinematic evidence, particularly in the role of the Batallón Olimpia, an Army unit which inflitrated the student protests in Tlatelolco, Mexico. The testimony of different actors on the facts and a meticulous investigation leads to some hard questions: Did certain members of the Army intentionally provoke the slaughter? What has become of the infiltrators? The film gives a version very different from the official one promulgated by the government over the past 30 years.

  166. Batman, Jack Nicholson et al., 1 videodisc (126 min.), Burbank, Calif, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jack Nicholson, Michael Keaton, Kim Basinger.

  167. Batman forever, Val Kilmer et al., 1 videodisc (122 min.), Burbank, Calif, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Val Kilmer, Tommy Lee Jones, Jim Carrey, Nicole Kidman, Chris O'Donnell, Michael Gough, Pat Hingle.
    Abstract: Batman and Robin, the caped crusaders, battle Two Face and the Ridddler.

  168. The Bay of Pigs, David Davis et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 57 min.), S.l., 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrator, Will Lyman.
    Abstract: Using documentary footage and eyewitness interviews, this film creates a moving drama of the Bay of Pigs invasion, arguably one of the United States' most embarrassing international spectacles.

  169. Beatriz Flores Silva en Stanford, May 4, 1994, Beatriz Flores Silva, Jorge Ruffinelli, and Jack Genero, 1 videocassette (60 min.), Stanford, Calif, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: Interviewer: Jorge Rufinelli.

  170. Beatriz Paredes el poder no lo puede todo, Beatriz Paredes, Denise Maerker, and Once TV (Mexico City, Mexico), 1 videocassette (57 min.), México, D.F, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Guest, Beatriz Paredes; interviewer, Denise Maerker.
    Abstract: An interview with Mexican politician Beatriz Paredes who discusses her life and work and the position of women in politics in Mexico today.

  171. Beethoven, Charles Grodin et al., 1 videodisc (87 min.), Universal City, Calif, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Charles Grodin, Bonnie Hunt, Dean Jones, Oliver Platt, Stanley Tucci.
    Abstract: The Newton family is unprepared for the chaos that enters their lives when the cute, frisky St. Bernard puppy they adopt grows into an enormous, drooling disaster-prone pooch named Beethoven!

  172. Beijo na boca Kiss my mouth, Jaciro Melo, Lilith Video, and Women Make Movies (Firm), 1 videocassette (30 min.), S.l., New York, NY, 1987.
    Notes: Added Title: A kiss on the mouth
    Added Title: Kiss my mouth.
    Abstract: Interviews with street prostitutes in urban Brazil.

  173. La Bella del Alhambra The Belle of the "Alhambra", Mario Romeu et al., 1 videocassette (108 min.), New York, NY, 1990?
    Notes: Performer Note: Beatriz Valdés, César Evora, Omar Valdés, Carlos Cruz, Verónica Lynn
    Added Title: The Belle of the "Alhambra".
    Abstract: Rachel works as a chorus girl in a carnival atmosphere where dancers are expected to be prostitutes. She aspires to perform in the Alhambra, a theater for fine talent. The film recreates the atmosphere of Havana theater life in the 1920s and 1930s.

  174. Belle époque, Fernando Trueba et al., 1 videocassette (114 min.), Madrid, Barcelona, Lisboa, Paris, Madrid, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Penélope Cruz, Miriam Díaz-Aroca, Gabino Diego, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Michel Galabru, Ariadna Gil, Agustín Gonzáles, Chus Lampreave, Mary Carmen Ramírez, Jorge Sanz, Maribel Verdú.
    Abstract: During the uprising against the monarchy in Spain, in 1930-1931, Fernando, a deserter from the army, takes refuge with Don Manolo, a republican partisan, who has a large farmhouse. Fernando becomes his cook. Don Manolo has four daughters, who all fall in love with Fernando. He tries his best in managing all four. The local priest hangs himself the day of Fernando's wedding with the youngest daughter. They go ahead with a 'secular wedding', according to the ideas of the new Republic.

  175. Bello amanecer, Tony Martinez et al., 1 videocassette (89 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Braulio Castillo, Ofelia Montesco, Miguel Ángel Álvarez.
    Abstract: The beautiful Maria is the proprietor of a general store on the beach. However, she is in serious condition at the hospital and keeps whispering the name "Jorge." When Jorge arrives at the hospital, he tells the doctor of how he met Maria while fixing his yacht, and although he was involved with a wealthy woman, he fell in love with Maria. Somewhat wealthy, Jorge financially supports his cousin Roberto, a greedy and unprincipled man who takes advantage of Maria. After Jorge and Maria decide to marry, Roberto lies to Jorge, telling him that Maria is promiscuous, and thus changing Jorge's opinion of her.

  176. The Bells of St. Mary's, Bing Crosby et al., 1 videodisc (126 min.), Los Angeles, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Bing Crosby, Ingrid Bergman, Henry Travers, Joan Carroll.
    Abstract: Easy-going Father O'Malley and iron-willed Sister Benedict find themselves in a subtle battle of wits over how the children should be educated at St. Mary's parochial school. Meanwhile, the entire school may be razed to make way for a parking lot.

  177. Belmonte, Juan Sebastian Bollain et al., 1 videocassette (101 min.), Madrid, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Achero Mañas, Jesús Bonilla, Lautaro Murua, Mónica Molina.
    Abstract: Juan Belmonte, the most famous Spanish bullfighter, is a hero. The film describes his legendary story from a timid boy craving for the bullring to a genius of bullfighting.

  178. Beltenebros, Andrés Vincente Goméz et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), Madrid?, Murcia, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Terence Stamp, Patsy Kensit, José Luis Gómez.
    Abstract: One night in the winter of 1962, Captain Darman remembers recent events. Days before in England he had been charged with a secret mission, to fly to Madrid and execute a traitor who had infiltrated the party's clandestine apparatus. Darman remembers a similiar order 16 years before.

  179. Benedita Seas, Luis Mottura et al., 1 videocassette (81 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Mecha Ortíz, Enrique Serrano, Domingo Alzugaray.

  180. Bergantiños, Miguel Vazquez et al., 1 videocassette (52 min.), Princeton, NJ, 1993.
    Notes: Added Title: Bergantiños (Galicia).
    Abstract: "Bergantiños is both the end of the world--the sea, the Coast of Death, the rocks of Caión, Malpica and Corme--and, by the sharpest of contrasts, the archaic, rural Galicia of small farms, fields of corn and potatoes, granaries, and the castle ruins that inspired Valle Inclán and Otero Pedrayo"--Container.

  181. Besamé mortalmente, Guillermo Ferrandino et al., 1 videocassette, Buenos Aires, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Arturo Bonin, Daniel Fanego, Noelle Balfour.

  182. Besos perdidos, Mario Soffici et al., 1 videocassette (65 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: María Duval, Miguel Faust Rocha, Alita Román.
    Abstract: Estéban is a bitter old man who cares only for his work. His daughter, Henrietta, is tired of his selfish ways and runs away to her Godfather, Enrique's, house. While she resides there, she turns his life upside down and convinces herself that he is her real father. When Enrique confronts Estéban, he discovers that Henrietta is right.

  183. La bestia debe morir, Román Viñoly Barreto et al., 1 videocassette (99 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Narciso Ibáñez Menta, Guillermo Battaglia, Milagros de la Vega.
    Abstract: A strict, ruthless man dies of an unknown cause and his family members are accused. His young son must face his relatives, each of whom is a suspect. Each has a possible motive and circumstantial evidence could point to each.

  184. La bestia humana, Daniel Tinayre et al., 1 videocassette 110 min.), Montevideo, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Ana María Lynch, Massimo Girotti, Eduardo Cuitiño.
    Abstract: Pedro is a train conductor who leads a rather normal life except for the fact that he is afraid of women, or rather they make him turn crazy. After the death of a rich gentleman, Pedro falls in love with Laura, the lover of the gentleman and together the two of them plot to kill her husband. Meanwhile, money and love letters are hidden in an effort to avoid police detection. Unfortunately, there is much more death before anything can be solved by the police. Even when cautioned, Pedro takes matters into his own hands.

  185. La bestia negra, Fernando Soler et al., 1 videocassette (98 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Soler, Mary Lopez, Arturo de Cordova.
    Abstract: A train engineer named Don Rodolfo and his fireman, Toño are on their way to their train, which Too refers to as his "negra" ("black one"), when they encounter another trainman, a passenger line conductor, who informs Don Rodolfo that there is trouble in preparations for the national convention of railwaymen.

  186. Bibliotecas populares argentinas, Ricardo Wulicher, Gustavo Wagner, and Comisión Nacional Protectora de Bibliotecas Populares, 1 videocassette (26 min.), Argentina, 1996.
    Notes: Added Title: Informatizacion de las bibliotecas populares
    Added Title: Bibliomovil.
    Abstract: A look at public libraries in Argentina, including the bookmobile program; followed by two short promotional films by CONABIP.

  187. La bien pagada, Maria A Pons et al., 1 videocassette (97 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria A. Pons, Victor Junco.
    Abstract: Realizing that his wife is unfaithful, a man confronts her and her lover, forcing them to sign an acknowledgement of the affair. He leaves, traveling through Europe, and a few years later, finds that she is a dancer in a night club. In a series of flashbacks, the man relives their relationship.

  188. Bienaventurados los que creen, Adriana Lamar et al., 1 videocassette (73 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Adriana Lamar, Miguel Arenas, Jose Baviera.
    Abstract: A respected doctor's grandson becomes very sick during his grandfather's birthday party and the doctor is unable to save him in time. The doctor's daughter, the boy's mother, cannot cope with the loss and has a mental breakdown. Soon she is in the same state as her father's mental patients.

  189. Bienvenido Mister Marshall, Luis García Berlanga et al., 1 videocassette (75 min.), Madrid, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Lolita Sevilla, Manolo Morán, José Isbert, Alberto Romea
    Added Title: Bienvenido Mr. Marshall.
    Abstract: The inhabitants of tiny Villar del Rio hear that they have been selected for aid under the Marshall Plan. The promise of great wealth transforms the village overnight.

  190. The big easy, Dennis Quaid et al., 1 videodisc (100 min.), S.l., 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Dennis Quaid, Ellen Barkin, Ned Beatty.
    Abstract: A criminal's murder triggers a bloody gangland drug war. A saucy blend of New Orleans nightlife, romance and suspense.

  191. Bilbao, Juan José Bigas Luna et al., 1 videocassette (86 min.), Barcelona, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Angel Jové, Maria Martin, Isabel Pisano.
    Abstract: Leo, an introverted misfit becomes obsessed with Bilbao, a Barcelona prostitute. He stalks her and keeps a secret scrapbook about her. Leo kills her and she is turned into sausage at his uncle's pork factory.

  192. Billetes, billetes, Martín Schor et al., 1 videocassette, Uruguay, 198-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Julio de Grazia, Ulises Dumont, Haydée Padilla.

  193. Biografias Antonio Machado, Biografias Antonio Machado, 1 videocassette (20 min.), 1988?
    Abstract: A biography of the famous Spanish poet and author, Antonio Machado. Discusses the environment from which he came and his experiences. Also chronicles his contributions to the literary world. Ends with his tragic death and the world's response to such a loss.

  194. The birdcage, Mike Nichols et al., 1 videodisc (119 min.), Santa Monica, CA, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Gene Hackman, Dianne Wiest, Dan Futterman, Calista Flockhart, Hank Azaria, Christine Baranski.
    Abstract: The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family: Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down.

  195. Bitter sugar Azucar amarga, Leon Ichaso et al., 1 videocassette (102 min.), S.l., 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rene Lavan, Mayte Vilan, Miguel Gutierrez, Larry Villanueva.
    Abstract: A love story set against the political and economic tensions of contemporary Havana.

  196. Blade runner, Ridley Scott et al., 1 videodisc (117 min.), Burbank, Calif.?, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos.
    Abstract: Los Angeles, 2019: Deckard, an expert "blade runner," must identify and execute four replicants, genetically engineered beings virtually identical to humans, which have illegally returned to earth from their off-world slave duty.

  197. Blauaugig, Reinhard Hauff et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Montevideo Uruguay, 1992?
    Notes: Performer Note: Julio de Grazia, Emilia Mazer, Alberto Segado.
    Abstract: Film about an Argentinian based German businessman who is a respected figure in the Argentine business community and who knows how to move in political circles. His daughter rebels against his conservativism and leaves home. Eventually she is murdered but not before giving birth to a son. The business man makes it his mission to find his grandson who he knows has blue eyes just like his.

  198. Blazing saddles, Mel Brooks et al., 1 videodisc (148 min.), Burbank, Calif, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mel Brooks, Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens, David Huddleston, Claude Ennis Starrett Jr., Madeline Kahn, Harvey Korman.
    Abstract: The new sheriff and his sidekick, retired gunfighter Waco Kid, protect the town of Rock Ridge from the men who want to run the railroad through the town.

  199. Blood wedding, Carlos Saura et al., 1 videocassette (71 min.), Los Angeles, California, 1986.
    Notes: Event Note: Made in Spain in 1981.
    Abstract: "A young bride (the explosive Cristina Hoyos) runs off from her wedding with a married lover (Gades). Her jilted husband tracks them down and fights a knife duel to the death." -- Container.

  200. La boca del lobo, Francisco J Lombardi et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Lima, Perú, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Gustavo Bueno, Toño Vega, José Tejada, Gilberto Torres, Antero Sanchez.
    Abstract: Inspired by the events of 1980-1984 in the internal war in Peru between the state and the Sendaro Lumino, a Maoist terrorist organzation. A contingent of soldiers arrive to take control over a remote village. A young soldier sees the brutality of the terrorists against the people, but he also becomes caught in the web of confusion, injustices and impotence of the army. He decides to desert.

  201. La Boca del lobo The Lion's den, Francisco J Lombardi et al., 1 videocassette (VHS) (122 min.), New York, N.Y, 1990.
    Notes: Added Title: Lion's den.
    Abstract: The Peruvian army takes control of Chuspi, a small village isolated in the Andes by the revolutionary group "Sendero Luminoso"--the Shining Path. Vitin Luna and the other young soldiers must face an invisible, perhaps superior, force. Their unit is commanded by a brutal lieutenant who decalres the entire village guilty of treason. In the face of this crisi, Vitin must choose between blind obedience and his own consciousness.

  202. La boda, Lucas Demare et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: José Suárez, Graciela Borges, Susana Campos, Néstor Deval, Hugo Pimentel, José Rubio, José Guardiola, Marta Padován, Luis Vilar, Juan Cortés.
    Abstract: A man whose wife was murdered returns to his town to marry another woman, against the resistance of the people.

  203. Bodas de fuego, Pedro Armendáriz et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Armendariz, Alicia Caro, Ramón Gay.
    Abstract: The inhabitants of a remote group of ranches are terrorized by what they believe to be a werewolf, which seems to be stalking a young woman. She is easily charmed by the werewolf when he assumes his human form.

  204. Bodas de sangre, Edmundo Guibourg et al., 1 videocassette (125 min.), Argentina, 199u.
    Notes: Performer Note: Margarita Xirgu, Pedro López Lagar, Eduardo Alvarez Diosdado.

  205. Body heat, Richard Crenna et al., 1 videodisc (113 min.), Burbank, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Richard Crenna, Ted Danson, Mickey Rourke.
    Abstract: A likable, unambitious lawyer and his siren-like lover plot to kill her wealthy husband.

  206. Bolivia, la coca, alimento de los pobres, Carmen Sarmiento et al., 1 videocassette (60 min.), Princeton, N.J, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Host: Carmen Sarmiento.
    Abstract: Looks at women in Bolivia.

  207. Border brujo, Guillermo Gómez-Peña et al., 1 videocassette (52 min.), San Diego, Calif, 1990.
    Notes: Added Title: The Shaman.
    Abstract: By means of magical incantations performed at an altar, shows that language, in English or Spanish, is the border.

  208. Borges para millones, Jorge Luis Borges et al., 1 videocassette (73 min.), Argentina.
    Abstract: Jorge Luis Borges discusses his life and literary works; includes staged reenactments of some of his works.

  209. Break of dawn a true story, Isaac Artenstein et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), San Diego, Calif., 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Oscar Chavez, Maria Rojo, Tony Plana, Pepe Serna.
    Abstract: Based on the life story of Pedro J. Gonzalez who championed the cause of Mexican-Americans in California during the Depression years and who worked for the reform of the California penal system.

  210. The bridges of Madison County, Clint Eastwood et al., 1 videodisc (135 min.), Burbank, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Clint Eastwood, Meryl Streep.
    Abstract: World-traveling National Geographic photographer Robert Kincaid and Iowa housewife Francesca Johnson aren't looking to turn their lives upside down. Each is at a point in life where expectations are behind them. Yet four days after meeting, they won't want to lose the love they've found.

  211. Brincando el charco portrait of a Puerto Rican, Frances Negrón-Muntaner and Women Make Movies (Firm), 1 videocassette (55 min.), New York, NY, 1994.
    Abstract: Brincando el charco contemplates the notion of "identity" through the experiences of a Puerto Rican woman living in the U.S. In a mix of fiction, archival footage, processed interviews and soap opera drama, this film tells the story of Claudia Marin, a middle-class, light-skinned Puerto Rican, lesbian, photographer/videographer who is attempting to construct a sense of community in the U.S.

  212. Bring me the head of Alfredo Garcia, Sam Peckinpah et al., 1 videocassette (113 min.), Culver City, CA, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Warren Oates, Isela Vega, Robert Webber, Gig Young, Kris Kristofferson
    Added Title: Alfredo Garcia.
    Abstract: A violent story of a down-and-out piano player in search of the severed head of a gigolo for which there is a million dollar bounty.

  213. La buena estrella, Ricardo Franco et al., 1 videocassette (102 min.), Spain, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Antonio Resines, Maribel Verdú, Jordi Molla.
    Abstract: Marina, a woman with a glass eye, has the bad luck to be the victim of an sexual assault witnessed by Rafael, a goodhearted butcher, who rescues her from her attacker, a man named Daniel. Rafael has physical problems of his own, but the two stay together as a couple. Marina gives birth to a baby who is not Rafael's, for he lost his testicles in an accident. Nonetheless, Rafael looks forward to raising the child as his own if Marina will consent.

  214. La buena vida, René Mugica et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernanda Mistral, Zulma Faiad, José M. Langlais.
    Abstract: A young man buys an apartment as part of a money-making deal with his boss and his girlfriend's gypsy family move in. The manager is appalled at the noisy family of around 8 people with kids, dogs, and birds. However, this young man quickly falls for a woman named Laura who lives in the same building. When the family is kicked out and the money given back, the young man must figure out how to lose his girlfriend and spend more time with Laura.

  215. Buenos Aires, Rock IV. Festival B.A., Rock, Héctor Olivera and Video Films S.R.L, 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Abstract: Documents performances at the 4th Festival of Buenos Aires, Rock by: Spinta Jade, Raúl Porchetto, Litto Nebia, Pedro yh Pablo, Cantilo yh Punch, Rubén Rada, Los Abuelos de la Nada, León Gieco, Peiro con Prema, Alejandro Lerner, Orions, La Torre, and V-8. The filmmakers interview musicians about their music, and explore how it is received by their audiences.

  216. Buenos días, Buenos Aires, Buenos días, Buenos Aires, 1 videocassette (XX min.), Argentina.

  217. Burlada, Jorge Mistral et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Mistral, Guillermina Grin, Lilia del Valle.
    Abstract: Un intenso drama romántico sobre la desesperada pasión de dos mujeres por un canalla atractivo, sin sospechar que ambas están unidas por la misma sangre como madre e hija. Two women share a desparate passion of two women for an attractive scoundral, without suspecting that they also share the same blood as mother and daughter.

  218. Bwana, Imanol Uribe et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Madrid, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Andres Pajares, Maria Barranco, Emilio Buale, Alejandro Martinez, Andrea Granero, Miguel del Arco.
    Abstract: A taxi driver and his family picnic on a lonely beach where they meet Ombasi, an African newly arrived in Spain in search of his fortune. They spend a pleasant night talking but the morning brings a terrible surprise: the arrival of a group of neonazis.

  219. Caballos salvajes, Marcelo Piäneyro et al., 1 videocassette (125 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Héctor Alterio, Leonardo Sbaraglio, Cecilia Dopazo.
    Abstract: Two men: Jose, 70 years old, and Pedro, who is 23, who connect at the precise moment at which the former intends to end his life and the latter intends to begin it. Jose robs the bank where Pedro works and takes him hostage, but Pedro takes charge and he drives both of them out to the countryside. So begins their adventure.

  220. Cabaret, Jay Presson Allen et al., 1 videodisc (124 min.), Burbank, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Helmut Griem, Joel Grey.
    Abstract: An egocentric American girl dreams of becoming a star while working in a third-rate Berlin cabaret.

  221. Cabeza de Vaca, Nicolás Echevarria et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 110 min.), Los Angeles, Calif.?, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan Diego, Daniel Gimenez Cacho, Roberto Sosa.
    Abstract: Account of the Spanish explorer's capture, escape, and journey from Texas to Mexico City (1527-1537). Includes tales of El Dorado.

  222. The cable guy, Ben Stiller et al., 1 videodisc (ca. 96 min.), Culver City, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jim Carrey, Matthew Broderick, Leslie Mann, George Segal.
    Abstract: A cable installer, raised on television sitcoms, wants life to look like "My three sons." And when he meets a single-guy, he sees his chance for some serious male bonding.

  223. Cabra marcado para morir Hombre marcado par morir, Eduardo Coutinho et al., 1 videocassette (XX min.), Uruguay, 1993.
    Notes: Contents: Brasil: el Nordeste (35 min.) -- Cabra marcado para morir (114 min.)
    Added Title: Brasil: el Nordeste
    Added Title: Cangaceiro
    Added Title: Vidas secas
    Added Title: Deus e o diabo na terra do sol
    Added Title: Pais de Sao Sarué.
    Abstract: Twenty years after the Brazilian military coup interrupted work on the film biography of the peasant leader, João Pedro Teixeira (assassinated on the orders of a landowner in 1962), director Eduardo Coutinho managed to complete his work, however with a totally different significance. Returning to the Northeast with what he could rescue from his original work, he begins by assembling the peasants who participated in his original project (or at least those who survived), showing them images of the past, and recording the declarations reactions and testimonies of a sector of society reduced to silence by 20 years of dictatorship. Preceded by Las 100 películas (referenced by "El nordeste en el cine Brasileño" on container), which consists of segments of O Cangeceiro (Brazil, 1953; director: Lima Barreto), Vidas secas (Brasil, 1963; director: Nelson Pereira dos Santos); Deus e o diabo na terra do sol (Brazil, 1964; director: Glauber Rocha); and O pais de Sao Sarué (Brazil, 1971; director: Vladimir Carvalho).

  224. Cachao, como su ritmo no hay dos a film by Andy Garcia; Crescent Moon Records, Andy Garcia et al., 1 videocassette (112 min.), New York, NY, 1993.

  225. Cada hogar, un mundo, Carlos Borcosque et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: María Duval, Oscar Valicelli, María Santos, Rufino Córdoba, Felisa Mary, Carlos Cores, Silvina Roth, Tito Gómez, Ana Arneodo, Homero Cárpena, Alba Castellanos, Carlos Lagrota, Eric Serrador, Semillita, Enrique Chaico.
    Abstract: The two sons of a marriage compete for the love of an adolescent adopted by the family.

  226. Cada quién su música, Mauricio de la Serna et al., 1 videocassette (94 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: María Victoria, Rosa de Castilla, Pedro Vargas, José Alfredo Jiménez.
    Abstract: Four men--all unsuccessful musicians--share a small apartment and are forced to work as waiters and salesmen in order to survive, When the oldest of the four, Pedro, receives word that a young distant relative is to come live with him, the four men prepare the apartment for a small girl, hiring a nanny for help. To their surprise, both the relative and the nanny turn out to be attractive young women with beautiful voices. They soon split into two trios and become rivals as the two groups gain fame in the musical world.

  227. Cadena perpetua, Pedro Armendáriz et al., 1 videocassette (94 min.), United States?, Madera, CA, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Armendáriz, Jr., Narciso Busquets, Ana Martin.
    Abstract: Pedro Armendariz stars in this portrayal of a reformed extortionist who is pressured by the police to return to intimidating women to pay protection money. Dedicado a trabajar honestmente un ex-delincuente apodado "El Tarzan" quien ya ha pagado su deuda con la sociedad, es reencontrado por el policio que originalmente lo aprehendio y extorsionado por este, es obligado a delinquir de nuevo para pagar la cuota exigida por el funcionario.

  228. Cadetes de San Martín, Mario Soffici and Arte Video (Firm), 1 videocassette, Argentina, 19??

  229. Cafe con leche, Joe Cardona, Mario de Varona, and Globe Link Productions, 1 videocassette (90 min.), United States, 1997.
    Abstract: An introspective look at the lives of 17 young Cuban-Americans; the now adult children of the first wave of Cuban exiles that came to the United States. They comment on their experiences growing up bi-culturally; functionally American, spiritually Cuban, and on the challenges faced in the fusion of traditional old world values with modern American culture.

  230. Café Norte y Sur, Maria Victoria Maldonado and Doron Tadmor, 1 videocassette (28 min.), United States, 1989.
    Abstract: Portrays the life of a group of Latin American artists living in a large U.S. urban center. Shows the link between cultural identity, manifested in music and language, and the awareness and self esteem of individuals.

  231. Caín y Abel, René Cardona et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Antonio Badu, Fernando Fernandez, Andres Soler.
    Abstract: Doña Luz and Don Francisco get a divorce after Doña Luz accuses her husband of infidelity. Caín, one of their sons, decides to go with his father, while his brother Abel remains with his mother. 20 years later, Abel is ready to get married and living with his mother in a comfortable house, while his father and brother find themselves in jail after having been caught cheating at gambling. When they get out, they have no money, so Don Francisco decides they should return to their old home. Doña Luz is very unhappy when she discovers them in her house.

  232. La caja de Pandora, Imagenes (Firm) and Garabato (Firm), 1 videocassette (40 min.).
    Abstract: Through interviews with children and educators, explores how cultural values are absorbed by children.

  233. La caja embrujada, Fernando A Rivero et al., 1 videocassette (61 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: David T. "Fu Man Chu" Bamberg, Mary Clark, Freddy Romero, Carlos M. Baena.
    Abstract: A famous Chinese magician, Fu Manchu, is on a train headed for Mexico City to a movie, but his assistant gambled away most of their money. Fu Manchu attempts to win back the money while another passenger, a Miss Adams, watches him play. Unfortunately, she is an accomplice of Fu Manchu's opponent and causes Fu Manchu to lose the rest of his money. To make matters worse, his wallet and train ticket are stolen, which results in his assistant and him being thrown off the train. He vows to track down the thief and take revenge.

  234. La calandria, Carmen Guerrero et al., 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carmen Guerrero, Paco Berrondo, Adrea Delhort.

  235. Califas Chicano art and culture in California, Philip Brookman et al., 171 videocassettes (66 hrs., 20 min.), 1989.
    Abstract: Contains the taped Califas Conference (held at the University of California, Santa Cruz, in 1982) as well as presentation of musical and theatrical works, interviews with performers, artists, and authors, and exhibitions of art. A comprehensive presentation of Chicano culture and society in California.

  236. La calle de los amores, Armando Calvo et al., 1 videocassette (104 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Armando Calvo, Esther Fernandez, Carlos Orellana.
    Abstract: Arcadio, a married man, is in love with his neighbor from across the street, Martha, and she has also fallen in love with her; her boyfriend, Miguel, has been away in the mines of Pachuca for some time. Arcadio's wife, Luisa, plans a party for her Tío Alejo, in order to set him up with another neighbor who is a widow and invites the entire neighborhood, including Martha, despite her suspicions about Arcadio and Martha. Arcadio doesn't think Martha was invited and is excited when she arrives, which helps confirm Luisa's worries.

  237. Calle Mayor, Carlos Arniches y Barrera et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.), Madrid, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Betsy Blair, José Suarez, Luis Peña.
    Abstract: For 18 years, since she left the convent, Isabel has passed her empty hours walking up and down the main street of her provincial town. Some bored young men decide that one of their number should pretend to court the spinster.

  238. La calle sin sol, Rafael Gil et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Amparo Rivelles, Antonio Vilar, Manola Morán.

  239. Calumnia, Francisco Elias et al., 1 videocassette (74 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Susana Guizar, Sara García, Ramón Vallarino.
    Abstract: Arturo, an engineer from Mexico City, is called to the ranch of Don Pietro to work on a dam on his property. Don Pietro's daughter Carmela is a very buoyant, fun-loving person, often misperceived to be a bit crazy. When an older man form town takes an interest in Carmela, she realizes that she is actually in love with Arturo. Rather than being forthright, both Arturo and Carmela play games with each other b2 ss emotions, almost preventing their ever getting together.

  240. Camada negra, Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), S.l., 1984.
    Notes: Performer Note: Angela Molina, Maria Luisa Ponte, Joaquin Hinojosa, José Luis Alonso.
    Abstract: Tatin is a 14 year old boy who admires his brothers and wants to be like them, a member of an ultra-Right group. But they all laugh at him and consider him too young. He meets a girl who is a little older than he called Rosa who notices him and gives him some affection. But Tatin believes in complying with three conditions that he had one day heard a fanatic tell his mother and the third condition is directed against Rosa.

  241. Cambio, Alejandra Lajous and Flor de María Hurtado, 6 videocassettes (ca. 25 min. each), México, D.F, 1990.
    Notes: Contents: 1. Deuda externa -- 2. Privatización -- 3. Apertura comercial --4. Inversión extranjera -- 5. Desregulación -- 6. La reforma del estado.
    Abstract: Explores the economic policy and development of Mexico, describing what has been done and what is being done to assure progress.

  242. Cambio de sexo, Vicente Aranda et al., 1 videocassette (104 min.), Madrid, 1997?
    Notes: Performer Note: Victoria Abril, Lou Castel, Fernando Sancho, Bibi Andersen.
    Abstract: José María is a 16 year-old adolescent boy who lives with his parents and goes to school, where his classmates make fun of him for his effeminate nature. When the director of the school suggests that José María is more like a woman than a man, José María's father flies off the handle and eventually the boy is on his way to Barcelona to be sexually initiated by an old friend who works in a cabaret. Seeing Bibi, female impersonator, gives him other ideas.

  243. Camelia, Alexandre Dumas et al., 1 videocassette (108 min.), U.S.?, Fresno, CA, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: María Felix, Jorge Mistral, Renee Dumas, Carlos Navarro
    Added Title: La dame aux camélias.
    Abstract: La historia del amor desesperado entre un torero y una actriz de teatro. Ella, bella y seductora, tiene un pasado que le impide amar. Al conocer al apasionado Rafael, confía nuevamente en el amor--sin embargo ni aún este gran amor logra vencer al destino--un destino que los controla hasta la última función. A story of desperate love between a bullfighter, Rafael, and the stage actress, Camelia. She is beatuiful and seductive, but her past has left her heart cold. When she meets the passionate and handsome Rafael, she learns to trust love once more. Yet even their great love is unable to fight against the destiny that controls them until the final curtain falls.

  244. Camila, Maria Luisa Bemberg et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Los Angeles, Calif, 1985?
    Notes: Performer Note: Susú Pecoraro, Imanol Arias, Hector Alterio, Mona Maris.
    Abstract: "Recounts the true story of a young Catholic socialite from Buenos Aires, Camila O'Gorman, who falls in love and runs away with a young Jesuit priest, Ladislao Gutierrez. The two find temporary happiness in a small provincial village ... but their peace is ephemeral, and eventually they are recognized and ultimately condemned to death without a trial."--External container.

  245. Camino del infierno, Luis Saslavsky et al., 1 videocassette (96 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mecha Ortiz, Pedro López Lagar, Amelia Bence, Elsa O'Connor, Alberto Bello, Alita Román, Rafael Frontaura, Ofelia Cortesina, Alberto Vila, Herminia Mas, Guillermo Battaglia, Iris Portillo, Aída Villadeamigo, Pedro Fiorito, Pura Díaz.
    Abstract: A thriller-melodrama, in which a woman, filled with jealousy, stalks a man.

  246. Canas al Aire, Emilio Tuero and C Granados, 1 videocassette (90 min.).

  247. Canasta de cuentos mexicanos, Julio Bracho et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Arturo de Cordova, Pedro Armendariz, Maria Felix.
    Abstract: A set of three stories written by Traven. The first is set in Taxco and starts with the wedding of a French couple. After a year of marriage, they are constantly fighting, but they make up after having a child. The second is about an American couple vacationing in Mexico City. The 3rd is set in Cuernaraca and involves a tough but beautiful woman who likes to break horses on her rancho and whom men cannot break.

  248. Canción de Cuna, José Luis Garci et al., 1 videocassette (93 min.), Madrid, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fiorella Faltoyano, Amparo Larrañaga, Maria Massip, Virginia Mataia, Diana Peñalver, Maria Luisa Ponte, Maribel Verdú.
    Abstract: A group of Spanish nuns find a baby girl abandoned in a basket. The foundling arouses the maternal instincts of the cloistered nuns who take the baby in and raise her. Eighteen years later she marries and leaves for Cuba. Set in Castille in the 19th century.

  249. Cancion del alma, Libertad Lamarque et al., 1 videocassette (111 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Libertad Lamarque, Patricia Conde, Lola Beltran.
    Abstract: Alejandro wants a divorce from his wife, María Maragón, a famous singer. He came from an aristocratic family and tells María that he will take their daughter because he doesn't want her to grow up to be like María, but she bribes him into leaving their daughter with her by giving him all her money and jewels. He makes her promise that she will raise their daughter to be a respectable woman and she agrees.

  250. La canción del huerfano, Carlos E Amador et al., 1 videocassette (65 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ernesto Velazquez, Lucha Avila, Leopoldo Ortin, Jr., Polo Ortin, Eduardo Vivas.
    Abstract: A boy working at a construction site quits his job after a near accident, leaving his grandmother without money for rent. The boy and his friends devise a plan, with the help of a sympathetic policeman, to trick the greedy landlord into paying the children for a musical performance in the street. They succeed; however the boy's association with the daughter of a powerful man causes him to be kidnapped along with her, to be used as bargaining leverage.

  251. La canción del plateado, Francisco Elias et al., 1 videocassette (83 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan José Martinez Casado, Irma Rosado, José Macip.
    Abstract: In a Mexican village of the 1860's, Susana and Sebastian are in love. As the daughter of the local wealthy landowner, Susana is respected by the townspeople and sought after by the men. When her father leaves town one day on business, a group of wandering cowboys visit the home and ask to be accommodated. Their leader takes an interest in Susana, who alone is charged with addressing the bawdy group of men. She resists his advances, and soon Sebastian enters town, finding the man singing to Susana. They engage in a display of machismo in proving their worth, only worrying Susana, until her father returns and ends the contest.

  252. Candida, la mujer de año, Enrique Santos Discépolo et al., 1 videocassette (67 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Niní Marshall, Augusto Codecá, Carlo Morganti.
    Abstract: Candida Loureiro Ramallada and her husband, Jesús are cheated by unscrupulous land salesmen and she establishes herself as the leader of an organization people who have been swindled. For this, she is named "woman of the year.".

  253. Cándida millonaria, Luis Bayón Herrera et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Niní Marshall, Alberto Bello, Alejandro Maximino.

  254. The candidate, Robert Redford et al., 1 videodisc (110 min.), Burbank, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Robert Redford, Peter Boyle, Melvin Douglas.
    Abstract: While Richard Nixon is on his way to re-election by a landslide, a young, honest, idealistic lawyer begins to learn the truth about running for office.

  255. Cantaclaro, Julio Bracho et al., 1 videocassette (104 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Esther Fernandez, Antonio Badú, Alberto Galan.
    Abstract: A family is about to lose their land because they mortgaged it to a rich man and they have only until the shadow of a tree hits the fence before they must pay. At the last minute, Cantaclaro (one of the sons), saves them by bringing a payment of horses. After the land is saved, Cantaclaro says he must leave the family and find his destiny before he can settle down as a farmer.

  256. Cantata de Chile, Humberto Solás et al., 1 videocassette (115 min.), Cuba?, 1994?
    Notes: Performer Note: Nelson Villagra, Shenda Román, Eric Heresmann, Alfredo Tornquist, Roberto Contreras, Leonardo Perucci, Alejandro Pérez, Peggy Cordero, Pedro Chaskel, Flavia Ugalde.
    Abstract: A presentation through an interweaving of music, pageantry and drama, of the struggle and martyrdom of the Chilean workers.

  257. Canto a la vida a song of life, Lucia Briones Salinas et al., 1 videocassette (48 min.), New York, N.Y, 1990.
    Abstract: Personal narratives by Hortensia B. de Allende, Isabel Allende, Juanita Farias, Francisca Fernandez, and other Chilean women on what it meant to them to live in exile during the Pinochet regime. They also express their thoughts on returning to Chile when democracy was restored.

  258. Capitán de rurales, Alejandro Galindo et al., 1 videocassette (104 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Aguilar, Alicia Caro, Agustín Isunza.

  259. Caprichosa y millonaria, Enrique Santos Discépolo et al., 1 videocassette (75 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Paulina Singerman, Tania, Augusto Codecá.

  260. Carita de cielo, Maria Elena Marqués et al., 1 videocassette (70 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria Elena Marques, Antonio Badú; Fernando Soto.
    Abstract: Lupita, caught stealing by the police, is taken to trial an made to be a subject in a class taught by a doctor at the university. He suggests that her facial features are those of a criminal. His sister, a student in the class, knows Lupita and takes her home to work a maid, unbeknownst to her brother. While the doctor and Lupita continually antagonize each other, they gradually become more and more attracted to each other as they are forced to live in the same house.

  261. Carlos cine-retrato de un caminante en Montevideo, Mario Handler and Universidad de la República (Uruguay), 1 videocassette (31 min.), Uruguay, 1965.

  262. Carlos Fuentes, Carlos Fuentes et al., 1 videocassette (66 min.), Los Angeles, Calif, 1989.
    Abstract: Carlos Fuentes, Mexico's leading novelist and critic, reads from his novels The death of Artemio Cruz and Christopher unborn, as well as unpublished works in English and Spanish. He is interviewed in Los Angeles by Lewis MacAdams.

  263. Carlota Joaquína princesa do Brazil, André Abujamra et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Brazil, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: Marieta Severo, Marco Nanini.
    Abstract: Spain, 1785: Carlota Joaquina, a child who has been promised to Dom João IV of Portugal. She must go to Portugal, where she discovers the truth of the royal life--the deceptions, the infidelities and the mistresses. Following the death of Dom José and declaration of his wifes' insanity, João and Carlota ascend to the throne, but in the turmoil of French Revolution spilling into the Iberian peninsula, she flees to the colony of Brazil.

  264. Carmelita Tropicana Your Kunst is your Waffen, Ela Troyano et al., 1 videocassette (29 min.), New York, NY, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carmelita Tropicana, Annie Iobst, Sophia Ramos, Livia Daza Paris.
    Abstract: Through a series of skits and musical numbers filmed on the streets and in the buildings of Manhattan, the dangerous conditions faced by contemporary women are examined.

  265. Carmen la de ronda, Tulio Demicheli et al., 1 videocassette (112 min.), México, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Sara Montiel, Jorge Mistral, Maurice Ronet, Germán Cobos, Amadeo Nazzari.
    Abstract: The story of a man's burning love, which alone can inspire him to seek a woman who is love, hate, passion, treachery and surrender: Carmen. La historia de un amor ardiente, como solo puede inspirarlo una mujer que es amor, odio, pasion, traicion y entrega: Carmen.

  266. Carnaval en Veracruz, Carlos Villatoro et al., 1 videocassette (63 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Manuel Medel, Agustín Isunza.

  267. Carne de cabaret, Alfonso Patiño Gómez et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Sofia Alvarez, Miguel Arenas, Julio Villarreal.
    Abstract: A young woman is being tried for killing her husband. Through flashbacks, we see how hard her life has been and why she commmitted the crime.

  268. Carne de presidio, Emilio Gómez Muriel et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Armendariz, Martha Roth, Carlos López Moctezuma, José M. Linares R.
    Abstract: A young woman's husband beats her and she takes refuge with a couple who are friends of hers. Her husband comes over drunk, fights with her friend's husband and dies after hitting his head on a curb. The friend's husband is sent to jail for 5 years for homicide. While he is in jail, thugs try to steal his meager possessions, but he refuses to get into further trouble by fighting. Meanwhile his wife is evicted from their house and he must find a way to make money for his family.

  269. La carne manda, Chano Urueta et al., 1 videocassette (108 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: David Silva, Esther Fernández, Emma Roldán.
    Abstract: A young, poor and homeless boy named Santiago is taken into the home of an older gentleman and raised there. He falls in love with a young lady named Fernanda whose mother runs a small store. The two of them marry and eventually Santiago moves the store into the building of the man that took care of him, and from there a strong business is formed that makes a lot of money. However, Santiago loses himself in the wealth and has an affair with a beautiful lady named Linda Palma. Still, this does not last and even after the birth of a baby by his wife, Santiago cannot pull himself together and meets an unfortunate death.

  270. Carne trémula Live flesh, Pedro Almodóvar et al., 1 videocassette (101 min.), Culver City, Calif, Santa Monica, Calif, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Javier Bardem, Francesca Neri, Liberto Rabal, Ángela Molina, Jóse Sancho, Penélope Cruz, Pilar Bardem, Alex Angulo.
    Abstract: The lives of five people are intertwined by romance, friendship and rivalry. Victor has fallen for a woman, Elena. Elena, wants nothing to do with Victor and she calls the cops when he shows up at her apartment. The two cops that show up are David and Sancho. Sancho is a chronic, abusive drunk and believes his wife, Clara may be having an affair with his partner, David.

  271. La carpa the tent theatre, Carlos Avila et al., 1 videocassette (58 min.), Los Angeles, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jaime Gomez, Karla Montana, Richard Cosa, John Verea, Lupe Ontiveros
    Performer Note: Music performed by: Germaine Franco, marimba and percussion; Luis Perez Ixoneztli, guitar, violin, and percussion; Paul Lopez, trumpet; Alfredo Rolando Ortiz, harp solo; Frederico Ramos, guitar; Jimmy Rodriguez, bajo sexto; Baldemar Salazar, accordion; Ralph Williams, clarinet and bass clarinet; Hecho en Mexico
    Added Title: The tent theatre
    Added Title: The tent theater.
    Abstract: A young Mexican American, migrant farmworker crosses paths with the people of the traveling tent theater "La Carpa" in Florencia, California, in the late 1930's. Another masterpiece in miniature by filmmaker Carlos Avila.

  272. Carta brava, Agustín P Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (93 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Emilia Guiu, Carmen Molina, Carlos L. Moctezuma.
    Abstract: Roberto is born to a drunken father and a mother who dies shortly thereafter. He becomes a successful gambler, yet he remains generous to others after the hardship of his childhood, which sometimes causes him problems. When a man named Iberto, unversed in the nuances of illicit gambling, finds himself in a dangerous situation, Roberto steps in and fights a reputed gambler in Iberto's defense. The man is naturally angered, and later Roberto finds himself evading mobsters while pursuing Iberto's sister Nora.

  273. La casa colorada, Rita Macedo et al., 1 videocassette (??? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Armendariz, Amanada del Llano, Rita Macedo.

  274. La Casa de Hemingway, Mady Samper et al., 1 videocassette, Bogotá, Colombia, 1999.
    Abstract: A tour of Ernest Hemingway's home in Cuba.

  275. La casa de la Troya, Armando Calvo et al., 1 videocassette (115 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Armando Calvo, Charito Granados, Angel Garasa.
    Abstract: Gerardo, a rich young man who loves to party and lives in Madrid is sent by his father to a boarding school in another city. There he makes a large group of friends and attempts to charm a young woman who is not receptive to his advances. Using his money and his friends to contrive excuses to see and woo her, her resistance gradually wanes.

  276. La casa de la zorra, Ricardo Montalbán et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ricardo Montalban, Isabela Corona, Alberto Galan.
    Abstract: A widowed mother welcomes her son's return from college, only to find that he has become an unmotivated, unprincipled and manipulative man. He takes adantage of her money to court women and gamble at the casino she owns.

  277. La casa de los espantos, Alfredo B Crevenna et al., 1 videocassette (83 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: María Eugenia San Martin; Carlos Riquelme, Hector Godoy.
    Abstract: A group of people, barely acquaintences, are all summoned to an isolated home for a reception. When the host appears, a man previously presumed to be dead, he tells the guests that they can't leave the property. Just then, the lights go out and when they come on again, the host is dead in his chair--stabbed to death. When the body disappears, the party splits up to search for the body.

  278. La casa de los millones, Luis Bayón Herrera et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Sandrini, Olinda Bozán, Héctor Quintanilla.

  279. Casa de mujeres, Gabriel Soria et al., 1 videocassette (117 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Anita Blanch, Elena D'Orgaz, Isabelita Blanch.

  280. Casa de muñecas, Ernesto Arancibia et al., 1 videocassette, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Delia Garcés, Jorge Rigaud.

  281. La casa del ogro, Alfredo del Diestro et al., 1 videocassette (54 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Soler, Arturo de Cordova, Gloria Marin, Alfredo del Diestro.
    Abstract: A diverse group of people live in a middle-class apartment house. They affect each others' lives in ways they don't even realize.

  282. La casa grande, Leo Fleider, 1 videocassette, S.l, 1952.

  283. Casamiento en Buenos Aires, Niní Marshall et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 1995?
    Notes: Performer Note: Niní Marshall, Enrique Serrano, Sabina Olmos.
    Abstract: A series of complicated misunderstandings occur when a man, the evening before he is to be married, takes an American singer to dinner and dancing.

  284. Casate y veras, Luis Aldas et al., 1 videocassette (96 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Aldas, Rosario Granados, Angel Garasa.
    Abstract: While Emilio and Mercedes are on their honeymoon in Acapulco, Emilio is preoccupied by the coincidental appearance of an old girlfriend and the two end up fighting until Mercedes returns home, disgusted with the whole affair. Meanwhile, Aurora and Julian, also recently married, return early from their own honeymoon due to problems they were having. Despite the petty reasons for the young couples' arguments, their parents are unable to patch things up, and decide to leave the matters in the hands of their children.

  285. Casi no nos dimos cuenta, Antonio Ottone et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), San Luis, Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ingrid Pelicori, Daniel Fanego, Arturo Bonín.
    Abstract: This is the story of Graciela and Alberto, a middle-class couple, from their first days to their separation, told through flashbacks during Graciela's psychoanalysis sessions. Their breakup is traumatic for Graciela, but less so for Abel, who has developed an interest in Susy.

  286. Casino, Martin Scorsese et al., 1 videodisc (2 hr., 59 min.), Universal City, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci.
    Abstract: In an era of over-the-top glitz, Sam "Ace" Rothstein is riding high as front man for the Mob's multi-billion-dollar Las Vegas operation. To protect their "investment," the bosses send in Ace's boyhood pal, hot-headed enforcer Nicky Santoro. It's a winning hand: Ace's brain and Nicky's muscle--until sexy wild card Ginger McKenna turns up the heat.

  287. La casta Susana, Benito Perojo, 1 videocassette, S.l, 1944.

  288. La Catedral de México, Aurora Torres et al., 1 videocassette (27 min), México, D.F, 1992.
    Abstract: Examines the construction of Mexico City's cathedral, taking place over a period of more than 300 years; its importance as a monument; its artistic treasures; and its deterioration.

  289. Caudillo the history of the Spanish Civil War, Basilio Martín Patino, RETASA (Firm), and Films for the Humanities (Firm), 1 videocassette (VHS) (111 min.), Princeton, NJ, 1980.
    Abstract: Tells the story of General Franco's revolt and the ensuing Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939 from both the Republican and Falangist points of view. Includes documentary film footage, narrative excerpts from various well-known writers who reported on the war at first hand, and contemporary visits with surviving participants.

  290. Causachun Curso, Causachun Curso, 1 videocassette (VHS), s.l.

  291. La caza The hunt, Elías Querejeta et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), Santa Monica, Calif, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: Cast: Ismael Merlo, Alfredo Mayo, José Maria Prada.
    Abstract: Edgy thriller follow several veterans of Franco's Republican forces out for an afternoon of rabbit hunting. A heavily symbolic study of hatred and rivalry, the hunt becomes an allegory of war.

  292. Cecilia, Daisy Granados et al., 3 videocassettes (290 min.), Cuba?
    Notes: Performer Note: Daisy Granados, Imanol Arías, Raquel Revuelta, Gerardo Riverón.
    Abstract: A beautiful and mysterious mulatto woman moves between Black and White worlds in an age when slavery is still practiced and the rights of negros is an issue of debate.

  293. Celos, Arcady Boytler et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Abstract: An esteemed doctor falls in love with one of his young, female patients and marries her. Having been deceived by women in previous relationships, the doctor constantly questions the fidelity of his new wife. His suspicions threaten to ruin the marriage and they are made worse when he turns to alcohol. His uncontrollable fits of rage begin to destroy his professional life as well.

  294. Cenizas del paraiso, Marcelo Piäneyro et al., 1 videocassette (135 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Héctor Alterio, Cecilia Roth, Leonardo Sbaraglia.
    Abstract: A judge falls from the roof of the Federal Courthouse. A woman is murdered. Between them and the three sons of the judge there is a connection that will be investigated by a woman judge who is determined to discover the truth.

  295. Centinelas del silencio, Ricardo Montalbán et al., 1 videocassette (VHS) (18 min.), La Jolla, CA, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ricardo Montalban
    Added Title: Las Ruinas del México prehispánico.
    Abstract: Presents spectacular views filmed almost entirely from a helicopter of seven important archaeological sites in Mexico. Conveys a spiritual and aesthetic impression of the lost civilizations of ancient Mexico.

  296. Central America on the horns of a dilemma : deforestation in Central America, University of Kentucky and Office of Instructional Resources, 1 videocassette (30 min.), Lexington, Ky., 1988?
    Notes: Added Title: Central America on the horns of a dilemma.
    Abstract: Examines the social and political problems in dealing with deforestation in Central America.

  297. Cervantes Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Alfonso Ungria et al., 3 videocassettes (460 min.), Madrid, 198?
    Notes: Performer Note: Julian Mateos, Carmen Maura, Carlos Lucena, Francisco Rabal
    Contents: tape 1. Capitulos I-III -- tape 2. Capitulos IV-VI -- tape 3. Capitulos VII-IX
    Added Title: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
    Abstract: Friends and enemies of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra share their memories of episodes in the life of the author.

  298. Cet obscur objet du désir Ese oscuro objeto del deseo, Luis Buñuel et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 103 min.), Spain, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Rey, Angela Molina, Carole Bouquet.
    Abstract: A middle-aged Spaniard ardently pursues an elusive young woman through Paris and Seville, against a background of unexplained acts of street violence. The young woman is played by two similar-looking actresses: one plays her innocent side, and the other plays the worldly side.

  299. Chapala en lucha contra la extinción, Leticia Villavicencio G. et al., 1 videocassette (77 min.), México, D.F, 199-.
    Notes: Added Title: Producción ganadera y el cacao en Tabasco
    Added Title: Desierto que camina.
    Abstract: Chapala (1987, 27 min.) describes the ecological reserve at Lake Chapala and the dangers that face it. La producción ganadery y el cacao en Tabasco (1990, 26 min.) describes the production of chocolate and cattle for meat and milk. El desierto que camina (1988, 23 min.) describe the threats to the environment of Mexico's deserts.

  300. Le Charme discret de la bourgeoisie El discreto encanto de la burguesía, Luis Buñuel et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 106 min.), Spain, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Rey, Paul Frankeur, Delphine Seyrig, Bulle Ogier, Stephane Audran, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Julien Bertheau.
    Abstract: Every time a group of upper middle class friends sits down to dine, odd things happen, giving film director Luis Buñuel the opportunity to satirize such targets as diplomats, socialites, and even radical terrorists.

  301. La charreada! rodeo a la mexicana, Olga Najéra-Ramírez et al., 1 videocassette (27 min.), San Jose, Calif., 1997.
    Abstract: Video reveals the traditions, customs and values of a centuries-old pasttime: La charreada. The program also illustrates how La charreada links mejicanos living on both sides of the border as "one people" across time and across space.

  302. Charro a la fuerza, Miguel Morayta, Latin Nostalgia (Firm), and Movie-Mex International, 1 videocassette (??? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Aguilar, Florencio Becquer, Delia Magaña.

  303. Chavela Vargas historias de amor, TV UNAM (Mexico City, Mexico) and Ex Nihilo (Firm), 1 videocassette (28 min.), Mexico, 1997.
    Abstract: Documentary on the famous Mexican ranchera singer, with clips of interviews with the artist and her colleagues, and musical excerpts.

  304. Che!, Richard Fleischer et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 96 min.), United States, Montevideo, Uruguay, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Omar Sharif, Jack Palance, Cesare Danova.
    Abstract: Comic book treatment of the life of Latin American revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara.

  305. Che que loco, Ramón Torrado et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: José Iglesias, Emma Penella, Fernando Fernández de Córdoba.

  306. Chechechela una chica de barrio, Bebe Kamin et al., 1 videocassette, Buenos Aires, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Ana María Picchio, Víctor Laplace, Tina Serrano.

  307. Chiapas, Harry Möller et al., 1 videocassette (54 min.), México, 199-.
    Abstract: Shows some of the natural beauty and cultural attractions of Chiapas; followed by several short features.

  308. Chiapas historia inconclusa, Cristián Calónico and Producciones Marca Diablo, 1 videocassette (90 min.), México, 1995.
    Abstract: This videocassette records the filming of the armed uprising that took place in Chiapas between 1994 and 1995.

  309. Chiapas la historia continua, Cristián Calónico and Producciones Marca Diablo, 1 videocassette (58 min.), México, 1997.
    Abstract: This video continues the story begun in "Chiapas: Historia Inconclusa," and covers the events from Sept. 1995 to Sept. 1997. It covers the breakdown of talks between the government and the Zapatistas, the march to Mexico City, interviews with rebel leaders, and emphasizes the Zapatista goal of bringing recognition and dignity to the indigenous population of Mexico.

  310. Chiapas, la otra guerra, Esperanza Escamilla et al., 1 videocassette (43 min.), México, D.F, 1994.
    Abstract: A report on the Zapatista National Liberation Army and their goals as they fought the Mexican government in Chiapas, México. Included are interviews with several Zapatistas, and film footage of various news releases. Footage is also shown of the release and interview of the former Chiapas governor, Absalón Castellanos Domínguez, who was taken prisoner and later released unharmed by the Zapatistas.

  311. Chicano art video series selected works, Issac Artenstein et al., 1 videocassette (61 min.), San Francisco, Calif, 199-.
    Notes: Contents: Son of border crisis / Issac Artenstein -- Work in progress / Luis Valddovino -- Anima / Frances Salome -- Replies of the night / Sandra P. Hahn -- L.A. merge / Harry Gamboa Jr.
    Abstract: Overview organized by Chon Noriega, examines the Chicano culture and relevent social issues through the mode of experimental video art. Selected works are from a two-day seminar in San Francisco on Aug. 3-4, 1991 where Chicano videographers and film makers presented selections that echo the Chicano Civil Rights movement from the late 1960's to the present.

  312. Chicano literature in the seventies a round table discussion, University of California, Santa Barbara et al., 1 videocassette (31 min.), Santa Barbara, Calif, 1980.
    Notes: Added Title: Chicano literature in the 70's.
    Abstract: Chicano critics Juan Rodriguez, Eliud Martinez and Roberto Sifuentes discuss with Luis Leal the history and development of creative writing by Mexican Americans. The relationship between Chicano authors and the university as a base for Chicano authors is explored as well as the topic of Chicano literature's experimentation and recognition as a body of writing outside the United States.

  313. Chicano the history of the Mexican American civil rights movement, Hector Galan et al., 4 videocassettes (57 min. each), Los Angeles, CA, 1996.
    Notes: Contents: Quest for a homeland / produced by Hector Galan and Mylène Moreno -- episode 2. The struggle in the fields / produced by Sylvia Morales -- episode 3. Taking back the schools / produced by Susan Racho -- episode 4. Fighting for political power / produced by Robert S. Cozens
    Performer Note: Narrator, Henry Cisneros
    Added Title: Quest for a homeland
    Added Title: Struggle in the fields
    Added Title: Taking back the schools
    Added Title: Fighting for political power.
    Abstract: Episode 1 begins with events at Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico, that sparked a national movement for social justice, from the pivotal 1967 struggle by Mexican Americans to regain ownership of land grants, to the 1970 Chicano Moratorium in East Los Angeles. Episode 2 chronicles the efforts of farm workers to form a national labor union under the nonviolent leadership of Cesar Chavez. Episode 3 paints a picture of the struggle to reform an educational system that failed to properly educate Mexican American students. Episode 4 focuses on the emergence of Mexican American political activism and the creation of a third political party, La Raza Unida.

  314. La chicha bebida ancestral, Mady Samper and Gloria Stella Pinilla, 1 videorecording (59 min.), Bogota, Colombia, 1999.
    Abstract: History and culture surrounding an indigenous beverage called chicha, made from corn by the Cuna Indians.

  315. Chile, obstinate memory, Patricio Guzmán et al., 1 videocassette (58 min.), New York, NY, 1997.
    Abstract: Patricio Guzman, who was Salvador Allende's bodyguard in 1973 when he was overthrown, returns to Chile 23 years later and shows his film The Battle of Chile to his old friends and to a student group.

  316. Chorros, Jorge Coscia et al., 1 videocassette, Argentina, 198-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Víctor Laplace, Javier Portales, Norberto Díaz.

  317. Cielito Lindo, Victor Herrera et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Los Angeles, Calif.
    Notes: Performer Note: Arturo de Cordoba, Lupita Gallardo, Pepe Ortiz, Rosita Quintana, Luis Aguilar, Carlos López Moctezuma, Pedro Galindo.
    Abstract: A musical romance that takes place in the foreground of the Mexican Revolution.

  318. Cien gritos de terror, Ramón Obón Arellano et al., 1 videocassette (97 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Joaquin Cordero, Adriadne Welter, Ofelia Montesco.
    Abstract: Julio and his wife are moving into an old house, separated from the nearest small town by miles. He tells her of a legend involving an insane woman that once lived in the home. When the wife begins to complain of heart pain, Julio leaves to get a doctor. Alone in the house, the wife begins to hear strange wailing noises and is confronted by a grotesque woman in chains. The wife collapses, apparently dead from fear, and the woman reveals herself as Julio's disguised lover, in league with him to kill his wife, who wouldn't allow a divorce. The woman leaves to get Julio (who never went to the doctor), but when they return, the body is missing.

  319. Cien niños esperando un tren, Ignacio Agüero et al., 1 videocassette (57 min.), New York, 1988.
    Notes: Event Note: Filmed in Santiago, Chile, between May and October, 1987
    Added Title: One hundred children waiting for a train.
    Abstract: In Chile, a group of elementary students learn about film making and film history.

  320. Cien veces no debo, Alejandro Doria et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), San Luis, Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Norma Aleandro, Luis Brandoni, Andrea del Boca.
    Abstract: An average middle-class family. Lidia Beatriz is the apple of her parent's eyes...until they discover she is pregnant, and not by her offical fiancé, either. Suddenly their love is in question as they worry about what the neighbors will say.

  321. La cigarra no es un bicho, Daniel Tinayre et al., 1 videocassette (107 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Narciso Ibañez Menta, Mirtha Legrand, Angel Magaña.
    Abstract: A case of bubonic plague is discovered in a fancy hotel. The couples who are staying there are forced to keep quarantine.

  322. Cinco rostros de mujer, Arturo de Cordova et al., 1 videocassette (72 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Arturo de Cordova, Tita Merello.
    Abstract: A man remembers the women he has loved: how he was dropped by his first love and had trouble forgetting her, how he fell in love with a concert pianist, and how he was later faced with a choice between the two.

  323. Cipayos la tercera invasion, Jorge Coscia et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Guillermo Gramuglia, Virginia innocenti, Ines Estevez.
    Abstract: In the near future, Buenos Aires is occupied by the British Army. The British haven't come alone. In their multi-national army are Scots, Irish, Gurkas, Hindus and Africans. But the occupation isn't as peaceful as the invaders had hoped. From a poor neighborhood comes Angel with a gang of young people. They discover they have a powerful and effective weapon at their disposal: the tango.

  324. Cita en las estrellas, Carlos Schlieper et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: María Duval, Juan Carlos Thorry, Alberto de Mendoza.

  325. Ciudad de México un mirada capital. Ciudad de México : ciudad de contrastes, TV UNAM (Mexico City, Mexico), 1 videocassette (54 min.), México, D.F, 1996.
    Abstract: Two films about Mexico City, the largest city in the world, its problems and its contrasts.

  326. La Ciudad Oculta, Osvaldo Andéchago et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), Buenos Aires, Arg.
    Notes: Performer Note: Edgardo Suárez, Leandro Regúnago, María Vener.
    Abstract: Roberto is released from reform school and returns to his "La Ciuidad Oculta" shantytown home, but when he discovers his parents no longer live there, he goes to live with his godfather. It's 1978, the 1978 World Cup Soccer Championships are approaching, and the military dictatorship begins clearing out his and other shanty towns. Roberto meets a woman, Teresa, who transforms him into a political activist. When he is arrested, the lives of the people of the neighborhood are plunged into turmoil.

  327. La Ciudad y los perros The City and the dogs, José Watanabe et al., 1 videocassette (135 min.), United States, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pablo Serra, Gustavo Bueno, Luis Alvarez, Juan Manuel Ochoa, Eduardo Adrianzen
    Added Title: City and the dogs.
    Abstract: "Four angry cadets [in a Peruvian military academy] ... set off a chain of events that starts with a theft and leads to murder and suicide" --External container.

  328. Clandestinos, Edesio Alejandro et al., 1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (ca. 88 min.), Cuba, Cuba?, 1987.
    Notes: LC Control Number: 92508175 /MP
    Performer Note: Luis Alberto García, Isabel Santos, Susana Pérez, Rene Losada
    Added Title: Living dangerously
    Added Title: Underground.

  329. Clima y salud la salud del mundo, Clima y salud la salud del mundo, 1 videocassette (53 min.), 198?
    Abstract: Describes the present state of health conditions, mortality rates and disease prevention in the world. Also presents explanations of how various climates affect health.

  330. Clockers, Delroy Lindo et al., 1 videodisc (129 min.), Universal City, Calif, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Harvey Keitel, John Turturro, Delroy Lindo, Mekhi Phifer, Isaiah Washington, Keith David, Pee Wee Love.
    Abstract: Two brothers grow up together in the same Brooklyn housing projects, but they are as opposite as good and evil. Victor Dunham has a family, works two jobs and leads a respectable life. His 19-year-old brother, Strike, hangs out with his friends on a bench and sells crack cocaine. Strike agrees to kill a rival dealer as a favor to Rodney, the neighborhood drug kingpin, but when the man is murdered, it is Victor who confesses. Detective Rocco Kleine won't buy Victor's confession, and begins to attempt to break down the stories of both brothers in order to save Victor.

  331. Cocolos y rockeros, Ana María García, Pandora Films, and Duart Film and Video, 1 videocassette (46 min.), New York, N.Y, 1992.
    Abstract: Explores the polarized world of adolescents in Puerto Rico who prefer salsa music, "cocolos," and the world of those who prefer rock music and rockers. Shows the participation of Dr. Angel Quintero Rivera, sociologist, who actually studies the sociology of popular music in Puerto Rico.

  332. Coctel de camarones, Alfredo Anzola et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Caracas, 1985.
    Notes: Performer Note: Alejo Felipe, Luis Rivas, Victor Cuica.
    Abstract: A chef is shot and killed in the kitchen of a restaurant. They put his body in the walk-in freezer and it is life and business as usual.

  333. La Colmena, Mario Camus et al., 1 videocassette (111 min.), Barcelona, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Victoria Abril, Francisco Algora, Rafael Alonso, Ana Belén, José Bodalo, Camilo José Cela.
    Abstract: Neorealist motion picture of everyday life of everyday people gathering at the coffee-house "La Delicia", in Madrid, winter of 1943.

  334. Colon señaló el camino, Apolonio Torres, Federico Volpini, and Rafael Anos, 1 videocassette (54 min.), 1986?
    Notes: Performer Note: Federico Volpini
    Performer Note: Rafael Anos, Lina Canalejas, Enrique Cerro, Pepe Riesgo, Alfredo Calles.
    Abstract: Part of a documentary series examining and dramatizing Spain's role in the development of the United States. Covers Columbus' and other early voyages of discovery, emphasizing those involving the Spanish empire.

  335. The Color purple, Steven Spielberg et al., 1 videodisc (154 min.), Burbank, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Avery, Rae Dawn Chong, Oprah Winfrey.
    Abstract: An uneducated woman living in the rural American south who was raped by her father, deprived of the children she bore him and forced to marry a brutal man she calls "Mister" is transformed by the friendship of two remarkable women, acquiring self-worth and the strength to forgive.

  336. Columbus didn't discover us, Wil Echevarria et al., 1 videocassette (24 min.), Wendell, MA, 1992.
    Notes: Event Note: Filmed at the First Continental Conference of Indigenous Peoples held in Ecuador in July, 1990
    Added Title: Criostobal Colon 500 anos despues.
    Abstract: Indians from North, Central, and South America speak of the impact the Columbus legacy has had on the lives of indigenous people.

  337. Comandos Azules in acción, Emilio Vieyra et al., 1 videocassette (79 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Martínez, Germán Kraus, Romualdo Quiroga
    Added Title: Comandos Azules.
    Abstract: In this sequel to Comandos Azules (1979), the Commandos must spring into action once more to foil a group of criminals who hide in the world of high society.

  338. Comedia rota, Oscar Barney Finn et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), Uruguay, Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Julia von Grolman, Ignacio Quirós, Gianni Lunadei, Elsa Daniel, Arturo García Buhr, Thelma Stefani, Elena Tasisto, Nelly Prono, Darwin Sánchez, Ricardo Fasán, Jimeno del San Cuilco, Luis Cordara.
    Abstract: A writer helps a divorced woman escape her usual routine and isolated world.

  339. Como prepararse para un terremoto lo que toda encargada de una guarderia infantil debe saber, David L Brown et al., 1 videocassette (23 min.), Oakland, Calif., 1992.
    Notes: Added Title: What every childcare provider should know.

  340. Como ser mujer y no morir en el intento, Carmen Maura et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Madrid, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carmen Maura, Antonio Resines.
    Abstract: Carmen's life is complicated. At 42 she is married to her third husband, Antonio, and has two children from previous marriages. She tries to carry on her professional career, without neglecting her relationship with Antonio, the house, her friends, or the emotional needs of the children.

  341. Como un relamago, Miguel Hermoso et al., 1 videocassette (103 min.), Spain, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Santiago Rámos, Assumpta Serna, Eloy Azorín.
    Abstract: Sonia, who lives in Madrid with her 17-year-old son Pablo, is a successful lawyer and a radical feminist. She also has a secret: she has always refused to speak to Pablo about his father.

  342. Como yo te quería, Sara García et al., 1 videocassette (83 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Sara García, Abel Salazar, Esther Luquin.
    Abstract: A Spanish woman, Doña Remedios, who lives in Mexico and receives a small monthly stipend. Her son, Rafael, is about to graduate from college. He is in love with Margarita, but her father won't let her see him because he is so poor. Rafael asks his mother to ask Margarita's father for permission to see her. Doña Remedios refuses at first, but eventually gives in.

  343. Comodines, Jorge Nisco et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carlos Calvo, Adrian Suar, Rodolfo Ranni.
    Abstract: Norberto Lorenzi is a police officer fighting against the drug traffickers while during a mission, one of his best friends is shot and killed. Norberto is assigned to work with Guillermo Parodi and together they try to avenge Norberto's friend's death.

  344. Comos nosotros, Elva Abad et al., 1 videocassette (47 min.), Lima, Peru, 1992.

  345. Compañero de clase, Juan C Rodríguez Castro et al., 1 videocassette (47 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Julio Calcagno, Bimbo Depauli, Enrique Martínez Pazos.
    Abstract: This short film is about a group of affluent men invite a blue collar worker named Raul to play poker with them. They try to win his paycheck but end up losing their own money, houses, and titles. In retaliation, they accuse him of stealing their money and end up killing him.

  346. Companñero de viaje, Clemente de la Cerda et al., 1 videocassette (116 min.), Venezuela, Chorilllos, Peru, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Toco Gómez, Julio Mota, María Escalona ; Eduardo Calvo, Esperanza Roy.
    Abstract: This film brings to life the dramatic account of the boyhood of the famed Venezualan writer, Orlando Araujo, as related in his book of the same name. Beneath the apparent calm of a village in the Andes are hidden the quarrelsome and the evil-doers. A change of authorities unchains the passions and furies formerly contained by the old government.

  347. Con la musica en el alma, Luis Bayón Herrera et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Francisco Canaro, Andres "Toscanito" Poggio, Tito Lusiardo.

  348. Con licencia para matar, Rafael Baledón et al., 1 videocassette (83 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Casanova, Emily Cranz, Maura Monti.
    Abstract: The elaborate robbery of an armored vehicle is carried out by an infamous crime lord using his invincible robot thieves. World financial markets are disrupted and the authorities call upon the "Tigresses," a trio of crime-fighting women. In their quest to uncover the tracks of the crime lord, the Tigresses must work through a web of narcotics circles and are attacked themselves by the robots, until they isolate the location from which the crime lord operates: a night club that they frequent.

  349. Con los dorados de Villa, Raúl de Anda et al., 1 videocassette (79 min.), México, 1991.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Armendariz, Emilio "Indio" Fernandez, Domingo Soler, Lucha Reyes, Susana Cora, Salvador Quiroz, Pedro Galindo.
    Abstract: Villa's "Golden Ones" have a mission: to get a container full of munitions to its destination. But one of them is a traitor, and his betrayal unleashes all of the action, violence and death typical of the Mexican Revolution.

  350. Confesión, Luis J Moglia Barth et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Hugo del Carril, Alberto Vila, M. Gómez Bao.
    Abstract: The plot is slight, dealing with the comings and goings of the singing groups who visit the small villages far from the bright lights of Buenos Aires. Los Zorzales are one such group, who take with them a girl who dreams of leaving her little town. When they return much later, she is now changed and worldly.

  351. Confesión a Laura Confessing to Laura, Jaime Osorio Gómez et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Chicago, IL, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: Vicky Hernández, Gustavo Londono, Maria Cristina Gálvez.
    Abstract: Set during the civil war in Colombia which was precipitated by the assassination of liberal leader Jorge Elieser Gaitán, the film presents a drama in the lives of two people who, because of the riots, are trapped for a night in Laura's house, a night with transforms their existence.

  352. Conozco a los dos, Gilberto S Martinez et al., 1 videocassette (72 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Amalia Aguilar, Jorge "Che" Ruiz, Dorian Iris.
    Abstract: Juan José, a poor guitar player from Alvarado, in the state of Veracuz goes to the state of México to be with his newly found love. Upon arriving in a small Mexican town, he is mistaken for a well-known con-man who is wanted for sleeping with a married woman.

  353. La Consitución de 1978, La Consitución de 1978, 1 videocassette (42 min.), 198?
    Abstract: Discusses the democratic constitution of 1978; explains some of its articles and includes interviews with the makers.

  354. Contigo y aquí, Fernando Siro et al., 1 videocassette (64 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Elio Roca, Mercedes Harris, Leonora Benedetto.
    Abstract: A jewel heist doesn't go exactly as planned. One of the thieves is wounded by a policeman. He must see a doctor, but that makes the doctor an accomplice. The doctor escapes to the countryside where he leads an exemplary life.

  355. Contra la ley de dios, Adolfo Fernandez Bustamante, Latin Nostalgia (Firm), and Movie-Mex International, 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.

  356. Convención de Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Agosto, 1994, José Manuel Pintado and Canal 6 de Julio (Mexico), 1 videocassette (43 min.), México, D.F, 1994.

  357. Conversaciones con escritores y criticos chicanos, University of California, Santa Barbara et al., 1 videocassette (30 min.), Santa Barbara, 1977.
    Abstract: Miguel Mendez, Chicano author and poet, talks about his early writing efforts and his later experimental style. He discusses his interest in using different levels of language in creative writing and describes himself as an "ironist." Stating that Chicano writers are equal in talent to writers anywhere else in the world, Mendez expresses his desire to advance Chicano literature because of its neglect by publishers and universities.

  358. Convivencia, Carlos Galettini et al., 1 videocassette (96 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: José Sacristán, Luis Brandoni, Cecilia Dopazo.
    Abstract: Two single men in their late forties spend regular weekends in a semi-derelict house on the Paraná river delta near Buenos Aires. However, when a girl asks for shelter from a storm, both men are forced to re-evaluate their lives and their friendship.

  359. Cookie's fortune, Glenn Close et al., 1 videodisc (118 min.), New York, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Glenn Close, Julianne Moore, Liv Tyler, Chris O'Donnell, Charles S. Dutton, Patricia Neal, Ned Beatty, Courtney B. Vance, Donald Moffat, Lyle Lovett.

  360. Cool hand Luke, Donn Pearce et al., 1 videodisc (127 min.), Burbank, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Paul Newman, George Kennedy, J.D. Cannon, Robert Drivas, Lou Antonio, Strother Martin, Jo Van Fleet.
    Abstract: Set in the southern United States, Luke is caught cutting off parking meters and is sentenced to the "chain gang". Includes original theatrical trailer.

  361. Corazón de papel, Roberto Bodegas et al., 1 videocassette (106 min.), Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Antonio Ferrandis, Patxi Andión, Ana Obregón, Héctor Alterio.
    Abstract: Borja, a journalist of the old school, funs a news agency, Agepress, which is under threat of being closed down because it hasn't been successful enough. He works with three others, Tomás, Nico and Julia. One ordinary day, Tomás is witness to a robbery and photographs everything, not knowing that his actions will endanger his life and that of Agepress.

  362. Corazón de Turco, Lucas Demare et al., 1 videocassette (68 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Alí Salem de Baraja, Malisa Zini, Roberto García Rámos.

  363. Corazones de México, Roberto Gavaldón et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Domingo Soler, Lilia Michel, Gustavo Rojo Pinto.
    Abstract: The son of an aristocratic Mexican family is conscripted into the Mexican army along with every other 18 yr. old in the country. The parents make every attempt to release their son from his military obligation. Finding no sympathy from their powerful friends, the parents bribe a doctor to write a medical excuse for their son. The son, however, is convinced that he should serve and fight for his country.

  364. Corpo em dileto, Nuno Cesar Abreu et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Rio de Janeiro, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Lima Duarte, Regina Dourado, Dedina Bernadelli, Álvaro Freire.
    Abstract: A doctor withdraws from his wife as he becomes obsessed with the activities in the house next door. He suspects criminal activity and sees the same group of men all over the city; they let him know that they know he's watching them.

  365. Corps perdus Cuerpos perdidos, Eduardo de Gregorio et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Laura Morante, Tchéky Karyo, Gerardo Romano, Georges Claisse.

  366. Corpus a home movie for Selena, Lourdes Portillo and Xochitl Films (Firm), 1 videocassette (47 min.), San Francisco, 1998.
    Abstract: Corpus is inspired by the short life and tragic death of Tejana singing star, Selena. The film focuses on the singer's fans, the people on both sides of the border who saw Selena as a symbol of hope and cultural pride. Structured around interviews with personal friends and family, recollections are intercut with archival footage of Selena's performances and appearances. Corpus investigates the deeper meaning of Selena's presence in American popular culture, illuminating the hopes, fantasies, and fears of Latino youth. Corpus reveals the deep cultural yearning that transformed Selena, into one of their own Tejana icon.

  367. Correcional de mujeres, Emilio Vieyra et al., 1 videocassette 90 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Julio de Grazia, Edda Bustamante, Tony Vilas.
    Abstract: A bunch of women are detained for various crimes and transported to a correctional facility, where they will meet a terrible fate in this jail, subjected to the cruelty of some of the wards and the tyranny of on of the oldest "guests.". While there, a plan of escape is hatched and carried out which then leads to the escape of about 8 women. Laura does not safely make it and is left behind to die. Fortunately, she survives and then attempts to help the women who are not doing well and are now part of a prostitution ring.

  368. Corridos sin rostro Ballads without a face, Othelo Khanh, 1 videocassette, Mexico City, 1994.

  369. Cortazar, Tristán Bauer et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Argentina, México, DF, 199-.
    Abstract: At 80 years after his birth, and 10 years after his death, Argentine writer Julio Cortázar narrates the story of his life. His words, spoken by Cortázar and by actor Alfredo Alcón, reveal a portrait of a man who gave us a literature that portrays impressions of the world by one who lived life fully. He worked with images the way Bach and Mozart worked with music, interweaving them into jazz. His presence in images and in recordings help illuminate a life that had a stormy beginning in Brussels in 1914 and ended in the cemetary of Montparnasse, where the body of the writer was laid to rest next to that of his wife, Carol Dunlop.

  370. Crazy from the heart = Loca del corazón, Linda Voorhees et al., 1 videocassette (94 min.), s.l., 1991.
    Notes: Performer Note: Christine Lahti, Ruben Blades ; William Russ ; Louise Latham ; Tommy Muniz ; Mary Kay Place
    Added Title: Loca del corazón.
    Abstract: The single, quiet, strict, strait-laced female high school principal in a small town in Texas is secretly dating the coach. Then she goes on a date with the new janitor, and the two are so happy that they go on a wild ride across the Mexican border and get married. Can the town and the school board accept this? Why does the janitor's father set fire to billboards?

  371. Crepúsculo, Arturo de Cordova et al., l videocassette (108 min.), Fresno, Calif., 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Arturo de Cordova, Gloria Marin, Lilia Michel, Julio Villarreal, Manuel Arvide.
    Abstract: The story of the obsessive passion of a man in love with his best friend's wife, a man tortured by adultery, the shadow of crime, and his moral and ethical values.

  372. Cría The Secret of Anna, Carlos Saura et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), United States?, 1985?
    Notes: Performer Note: Geraldine Chaplin, Ana Torrent, Conchi Perez, Maite Sanchez
    Added Title: Secret of Ana
    Added Title: Raise ravens.
    Abstract: "Drama about a sensitive girl's secret about her father's death."--External container.

  373. Crimen y castigo, Fernando de Fuentes et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Roberto Cañedo, Lilia Prado, Carlos López Moctezuma.
    Abstract: Tormented by an critical voice, a desolate man is tempted to murder an old woman for her money. He attempts to resist the voice, but is eventually driven to devise a plan to murder her. He wavers when he tries to carry out his plan, but the voice keeps urging him on.

  374. Crisol de hombres, Arturo Gemmiti et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Maratea, Roberto Duran, Eduardo Otero.
    Abstract: Epic comedy about how military service shapes the characters and lives of a group of young enlistees.

  375. Cristina, Francisco Mugica et al., 1 videocassette (70 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Zully Moreno, Esteban Serrador, Alberto Closas.
    Abstract: Cristina is about to marry and settle down when her mother dies and she realizes that she doesn't really know who she is. She moves to Buenos Aires where she quickly finds a job and after not too long, falls in love as well. Unfortunately, the man that she falls for is not very honest and even after giving him a second chance, Cristina soon realizes she has made a mistake.

  376. Cristo te ama jóvenes drogadictos, José María Fernández Unsain et al., 1 videocassette (77 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Milton Rodriguez, Jacqueline Andere, Pancho Córdova.
    Abstract: A young woman becomes involved with a group of actors who use drugs regularly. She loses her job as her addiction becomes stronger and soon she is regularly visiting a drug dealer who buys from a graveyard caretaker. Unable to support her habit financially, she turns to prostituting herself for the requisite drug money. A friend decides that he will end the addiction, and he isolates her in a stable for several days while she undergoes withdrawal, barely alive.

  377. Cristobal colon de oficio ... descubridor, Mariano Ozores, 1 videocassette (VHS), Madrid, Spain, 1991.

  378. Crónica de un niño solo chronicle of a lone boy, Leonardo Favio et al., 1 videocassette (86 min.), Los Angeles, Calif, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Leonardo Favio, Tino Pascali, Beto Gianola.
    Abstract: Banned by the Argentinian government for nearly thirty years, this film is a searing indictment of a fascist regime running roughshod over its most vulnerable citizens--its children. Focusing on the bleak life of Polin, a boy abandoned by his family and sent to live in a state run orphanage, tt is also a moving portrait of the human spirit imprisoned by the chains of well intentioned fools.

  379. Cruel destino o Alla en la frontera, Juan Orol et al., 1 videocassette (106 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria Antonieta Pons, Juan José Martínez Casado, J. Eduardo Pérez.
    Abstract: As children, Armando and Alicia talked together about their plans for the future: Armando wanted to become a cowboy and Alicia dreamed of becoming an artist. Years later, as adults, Armando upsets Alicia when he suggests she is not fulfilling her potential by dancing in a club. Alicia accepts another man's marriage proposal, and Armando, regretful of his advice, tries to win her back.

  380. La Cruz del Sur, Patricio Guzmán et al., 3 videocassettes (55 min. each), Madrid, 1992.
    Notes: Added Title: Southern Cross.

  381. La cruz Gil, Cine Testimonio (Firm) and Yesterday Video Cine (Firm), 1 videocassette (20 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Abstract: This documentary explores the annual cultural celebration of the death of Antonio Gil, a former leader of a group of peasants in Mercedes, province of Corrientes, Argentina. He was killed on January 8th during the fights between the unitarios and federales in the middle of the 19th century, much to the dismay of the people. Through interview excerpts and scenes of the Antonio Gil Day, the loyalty and compassion of the town is revealed. For them, it is an expression of faith for what Gil represented.

  382. La Cruz invertida The shattered cross, Mario David et al., 1 videocassette (103 min.), United States, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Oscar Martínez, Ana Maria Picchío, Arturo Maly
    Added Title: The shattered cross.
    Abstract: Carlos Samuel Torres, a young priest, is determined to defend his ideals even against the Church or the Army, and brings together three young people who also are fighting injustice.

  383. A Cry for freedom and democracy Chiapas, Jan. 7-15 '94, C. h. é. Che and Viewing Habits (Firm), 1 videocassette (30 min.), San Diego, CA, 1994.
    Abstract: Discusses the revolt in Chiapas by the poor people struggling for social justice and equality.

  384. Cualquier cosa, Douglas Sanchez et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Mexico, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jaime Garza, Cecilia Toussaint, Dorotea Guerra, Salvador Garcini.
    Abstract: A young actor from Yucatán comes to the capital with the idea of revolutionizing the "fotonovela".

  385. Cuando besa mi marido, Carlos Schlieper et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Malisa Zini, Angel Magaña, Juan Carlos Thorry.

  386. Cuando canta el corazón, Richard Harlan et al., 1 videocassette (102 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Hugo del Carril, Aída Luz, José Ciarra.

  387. Cuando en el cielo pasan lista, Carlos Borcosque et al., 1 videocassette XX min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Narciso Ibáñez Menta, Ilde Pirovano, Ricardo Passano.

  388. Cuando leventa la niebla, Arturo de Cordova et al., 1 videocassette (98 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Arturo de Cordova, Maria Elena Marques, Columba Dominguez.
    Abstract: A patient in a mental hospital learns much about his roommate's family through conversation. He decides to murder the man, his best friend, and make it look like an accident. After leaving the hospital, he further researches the dead man's family and assumes his identity.

  389. Cuando los hijos pecan, Joselito Rodríguez et al., 1 videocassette (108 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Meche Barba, Fernando Fernández, Carlos Orellana.
    Abstract: Aurora sings in a cabaret and is courted by several men, rich and poor. From a modest background herself, she is most comfortable with Fidel, a mechanic, but she dates men that promise her cars and houses. When Fidel chooses to propose to her rather than her crippled but beautiful sister Checha, Aurora turns him down, saying that she favors richer men. After she is thrown out of the house by her father, the broken family tries to determine what causes Aurora's strange behavior, and make amends before she commits to the wrong man.

  390. Cuando viajan las estrellas, Alberto Gout et al., 1 videocassette (108 min.), United States?, 1987?
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Negrete, Raquel Rojas, Joaquin Pardave.
    Abstract: A Hollywood star comes to Mexico to learn flamenco, but rather learns the ways of the genteel 'charro' when she falls in love with one."--External container.

  391. Cuando vuelvas a mi, José Baviera et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ramón Armengod, Lilia del Valle, José Baviera.
    Abstract: Pedro and Dolores are a young couple in love, with plans to marry soon. Don Cosme is an older man in the community, rich and married, but disinterested in his wife. He is instead infatuated with Dolores, and sends Pedro out of town on an errand for several days. During this time Don Cosme slips a drug into Dolores' drink, and when she begins to feel sick, he takes her to her home and forces himself on her. Despite her anger and confusion, Dolores decides to continue with the wedding and tell Pedro a different story of what happened when he was away.

  392. Cuarteles de invierno Winter retreat, Lautaro Murúa et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 116 min.), S.l., s.l., 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Oscar Ferrigno, Eduardo Pavlovsky, Ulises Dumont, Arturo Maly, Enrique Almada
    Added Title: Winter retreat
    Added Title: Winter barracks.
    Abstract: A tango singer arrives in a village for a temporary engagement. While he is there, he experiences the brutal repression the people live with under the military rule.

  393. Cuatro copas, Tulio Demicheli et al., 1 videocassette (97 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Libertad Lamarque, Miguel Aceves Mejia.
    Abstract: A famous singer is suffering from stress-related hallucinations. A plumber, who is an amateur singer, comes to fix her pipes, but only causes her more stress. She later runs into him at a radio contest for amateur singers. He sings for her; she is impressed and begins to fall in love with him.

  394. Cuba, George Pitt et al., 1 videocassette of 1 (ca. 23 min.), Cuba?, 1988.
    Notes: LC Control Number: 92509665 /MP.
    Abstract: This documentary features the island's music and people, showing Old Havana, Varadero Beach, Trinidad, Santiago de Cuba and other places of particular interest to visitors.

  395. Cuba 111, Dirk Vandersypen et al., 1 videocassette (52 min.), S.l, 1995?
    Abstract: Interviews the residents of a Havana building during an election, letting them describe their economic hardships.

  396. Cuba at a crossroads, Glenn Gebhard et al., set of 3 videocassette, New York, NY, 1999.
    Abstract: An examination of the city and people of Havana, Cuba through interviews by an American filmmaker with residents of the city.

  397. Cuba las hijas de Fidel, Carmen Sarmiento et al., 1 videocassette (60 min.), Princeton, N.J, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Host: Carmen Sarmiento.
    Abstract: One in a series that looks at Latin America through its women with interviews and on-sight visits. This fourth program examines the lives of women in Cuba who come from all walks of life including women active in dance, music, sports, and politics concerning their experiences of living in Castro's Cuba.

  398. Cuba va the challenge of the next generation, Gail Dolgin et al., 1 videocassette (57 min.), San Francisco, CA, 1993.
    Abstract: Considers Cuba's future from the perspective of Cuban youth. Young people born after the 1959 Revolution discuss the challenge of Cuba's economic crisis in the nineties. Socialists and dissidents debate the merits of socialism vs. captialism, the need for change, internal difficulties, and international politics. Documentary style interweaves interviews and spontaneous debates with rarely seen views of Cuban youth culture.

  399. The Cuban excludables, Prodoc and Richter Productions, 1 videocassette (57 min.), New York, NY, 1994?
    Abstract: Depicts the plight of the detainees and the human rights abuses they suffered after the 1980 Mariel Boatlift. Includes criticism by U.S. officials of U.S. policies.

  400. La Cucaracha, Ismael Rodriguez Ruelas et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), México, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: María Félix, Dolores del Río, "Indio" Fernández, Antonio Aguilar, Pedro Armendariz, Ignacio Lopez Tarso.
    Abstract: A love story taking place during the Mexican Revolution.

  401. Cucharita Margo la del circo ; Sobrevivente de oficio ; El taller mas grande del mundo ; Crisanto el Haitiano ; Encuentro de hombrecitos, Grupo Chaski and Garabato (Firm), 1 videocassette (50 min.), Lima, Peru, 19??
    Notes: Added Title: Margo la del circo
    Added Title: Sobrevivente de oficio
    Added Title: Taller mas grande del mundo
    Added Title: Crisanto el Haitiano
    Added Title: Encuentro de hombrecitos.
    Abstract: Series of short film portraits of persons working in the informal sector of the Peruvian economy and their struggles to make a living.

  402. Cuchillos de fuego, Román Chalbaud et al., 1 videocassette (101 min.), Venezuela, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Miguelangel Landa, Gabriel Fernández, Javier Zapata.
    Abstract: The father of a young boy, David, abandons his family. David's mother takes him in her search for work. They take refuge with a troupe of traveling street performers, but while they sleep, a man rapes and murders his mother. Years later, having grown up with the troupe, he searches for the murderer and dreams of revenge. After getting caught for petty theft, David is thrown into prison. He is taken under the protection of the leader of a prison gang who might be David's mother's murderer.

  403. Cuentos inmorales, Francisco José Lombardi et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Lima, Perú, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Hugo Soriano, Jorge Rodríguez Paz, Jorge García Bustamante.
    Abstract: These four "immoral tales" take place in Lima, Peru; their personages and settings could be those of any capital city in Latin America. They feature comedy combined with drama. Their principal conflicts are moral questions, greatly complicated by a culture in the constant process of change, resulting in elegant anecdotes of civility, sex, machismo, intolerance, agressiveness, marginal youth, conservativism, and hypocrisy. One of these stories is based on the tale, "El Principe" of the the Peruvian writer, Oswaldo Reynoso; "Mescadeotecnica" is based on on an original story by Jorge García Bustamante ; the other two are original creations of the individual filmmakers.

  404. La culpa, la tuvo, el otro, Lucas Demare, 1 videocassette, S.l, 1949.

  405. Culpable, Hugo Del Carril, 1 videocassette, s.l, 1959.

  406. La culpable, Isabela Corona et al., 1 videocassette (81 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Isabella Corona, Manolita Saval, Manolo Fabregas.
    Abstract: Margarita is born to a widowed woman who dies during childbirth. A middle-aged woman who assisted in the birth takes her to the home where the woman works as a maid, and places the baby on the doorstep. A young boy of the house, Carlos, finds her and the family takes her in. Twenty years later, she is working as a maid for the family, and she and Carlos are in love. However, Carlos' real mother has died and his young stepmother feels threatened by Margarita, so she wishes to send her to work as a maid at a distant rancho.

  407. La culta dama, Rogelio A Gonzalez et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Gloria Lozano, Elsa Cárdenas, Marilú Elízaga.
    Abstract: Eugenia, a poor, pregnant woman, is fired from her job as a seamstress. She finds refuge in the home of an affluent humanitarian named Antonia. It is later discovered that Antonia's son, Ernesto, is the father of Eugenia's baby. He decides to leave his aristrocratic family and marry Eugenia, despite opposition from the upper class.

  408. Cumbite, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), United States, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Teo Vergara, Laurencio Louis, Marta Evans.
    Abstract: A Haitian who has been living in Cuba returns to his home village for the first time in many years. He is shocked by the effects of poverty and underdevelopment.

  409. La cumparsita, Antonio Momplet et al., 1 videocassette (XX min.), Argentina, 19??

  410. La Cuna vacía, Carlos Rinaldi and Solo Para Coleccionistas (Firm), 1 videocassette, Argentina, 19??

  411. Curvas peligrosas, Leonora Amar et al., 1 videocassette (97 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Leonora Amar, Carlos Cores, Fanny Schiller.
    Abstract: A popular nightclub dancer, Corita, is followed by many men, yet she refuses to become a headliner in any of the shows. She goes out with an older man, Don Tele, who buys her a pearl necklace and tells her he wants to marry her, but she refuses. Don Tele is not so easily dissuaded, but Corita and her manager count the money they have made and realize they have saved enough money to buy the farm they have dreamed of owning.

  412. Dablito de barrio, Antonio Cunill et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan Carlos Calabro, Lorena Paola, Dalma Millavos.
    Abstract: Rita lives in a small town with her uncle. She is a very personable girl and can get along with most anybody. One day while out selling pens with her friend they find a wallet that belongs to a rich gentleman. Rita decides to return it and soon finds herself a part of a new family bringing love and happiness to everyone.

  413. La dama del velo, Libertad Lamarque et al., 1 videocassette (101 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Libertad Lamarque, Armando Calvo, Miguel Córcega, Ernesto Alonso.
    Abstract: Andrea, a theatrical singer and performer, becomes involved with Esteban, the company clown, and a rather charismatic charmer. The two are about to be secretly married when it appears that Esteban already has a wilfe whom he kills when she tries to speak with Andrea. Shocked, Andrea denies that the two were ever involved when questioned by Esteban's attractive young lawyer, but attends the trial and tries to help him anyway.

  414. Dance of hope, Deborah Shaffer et al., 1 videocassette (75 min.), New York, NY, 1991.
    Abstract: Interviews the women and children of Chilean political prisoners. Discusses the problems of attaining justice for the abduction, torture and death of the prisoners.

  415. Dancing at Lughnasa, Meryl Streep et al., 1 videodisc (94 min.), Culver City, CA, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Meryl Streep, Michael Gambon, Catherine McCormack, Kathy Burke, Brid Brennan, Sophie Thompson, Rhys Ifans.

  416. Dangerous liaisons, Glenn Close et al., 1 videodisc (120 min.), Burbank, Calif, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Cast: Glenn Close, John Malkovich, Michelle Pfeiffer, Swoosie Kurtz, Keanu Reeves, Mildred Natwick, Uma Thurman.
    Abstract: Set in 18th century France, this is the story of two bored aristocrats and the havoc they wreak when they play dangerous games with people's lives. The beautiful widow Merteuil challenges rakish Valmont to seduce a virtuous young married woman, never suspecting that he would violate his personal credo and fall in love.

  417. Danny Gavidia, Danny Gavidia et al., 1 videocassette (40 min.), Lima, 19??
    Abstract: A collection of 4 short films by Danny Gavidia.

  418. Danza del fuego, Daniel Tinayre and Videograma S.R.L, 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.

  419. Danza Flamenca de Hoy Flamenco dance today, Rafael Fajardo et al., 1 videocassette (60 min.), Madrid, España, 1991.
    Notes: Performer Note: Cantaores: Rafael Fajardo, Pedro Montoya ; Cantaora: La Tobala ; Guitarristas: Pedro Sierra, Juan Machón ; Bailaoras: Beatriz Martin, Esther Ponce ; Bailaor: Adrián.
    Abstract: Demonstrations of modern flamenco dancing in Spain.

  420. Danzón, Jorge Sánchez et al., 1 videocassette (103 min.), Burbank, California, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria Rojo, Blanca Guerra, Tito Vasconcelos, Carmen Salinas.
    Abstract: A love story about a woman who finally discovers the passion that has been missing from her life.

  421. Dark victory, George Brewer et al., 1 videodisc (106 min.), Santa Monica, CA, S.l., 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Bette Davis, George Brent, Humphrey Bogart, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Ronald Reagan, Henry Travers, Cora Witherspoon.
    Abstract: A beautiful and headstrong heiress suddenly learns that she has only six months to live. Defiant and rebellious at first, she conquers this stroke of fate by the power of great love and ultimately finds peace and happiness in the brief span of life allotted to her.

  422. Dársena Sur, Lita Stantic, Pablo Reyero, and Video Zoom (Firm), 1 videocassette (77 min.), Argentina, 1997.
    Abstract: Documentary on the marginal Argentinian people who live near the river (Dock Sur).

  423. Dawn of the people Nicaragua's literacy crusade, Jay Craven et al., 1 videocassette (26 min.), New York, 1983.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ossie Davis.
    Abstract: This film, sponsored by the Sandinista Front for National Liberation, describes the literacy crusade launched by the Sandinista government of Nicaragua. Almost 70,000 volunteers went into the villages of Nicaragua to teach both children and adults to read and write.

  424. De cierta manera, Sara Gómez Yera et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 73 min.), Havana, Cuba?, 1974.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mario Balmaseda, Yolanda Cuéllar, Mario Limonta, Isaura Mendoza, Bobby Carcases, Sarita Reyes.
    Abstract: As two young lovers become acquainted with each other's habits and personalities, they also struggle to reshape their outmoded, middle-class values to conform with the belief system engendered by the Revolution. Set in a new housing project replacing a slum area just outside of Havana.

  425. De como Anita Camacho quiso levantarse a Marino Mendez, Alfredo Anzola et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Caracas, 1986.
    Notes: Performer Note: Elba Escobar, Hilda Blanco, Alejo Felipe.
    Abstract: A young and pretty woman who works as a maid in a wealthy household manages to attract several successful men when she borrows her mistress's clothes, meanwhile rejecting the love of the one man who knows her real situation.

  426. De hombre a hombre, Hugo Fregonese et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Erique Muiño, Tito Alonso, Norma Giméniz.

  427. De la guaracha al beat rompiendo un poco conesa solemnidad, Luis Rafael Sánchez and Gregory Rabassa, 1 videocassette (54 min.), Hanover, NH, 1983.
    Abstract: Luis Rafael Sánchez, the author of La guaracha del Macho Camacho and his translator, Gregory Rabassa (who, also, translated Cien años de soledad), talk about Puerto Rican literature, various influences on it and barriers to its development. They also discuss the Puerto Rico of yesterday and today, as well as the problems of the Puerto Rican community in the U.S. Sánchez describes the conflict between artistic creation and political obligation and analyzes the characters and language of La guaracha from which he reads excerpts.

  428. De la hacienda al cabaret, Alejandro Pelayo Rangel and Unidad de Televisión Educativa y Cultural, 1 videocassette (108 min.), México, D.F., 197?
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrator, Alejandro Aura
    Added Title: Aventurera
    Added Title: Mundo insolito de Juan Orol
    Added Title: Una familia de tantas.
    Abstract: representations of the dramatization by the Mexican cinema of prostitution, gangsters and life outside the law.

  429. De la misteriosa Buenos Aires, Fischerman Alberto et al., 1 videocassette (93 min.), Buenos Aires, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: José María Gutiérrez, Graciela Dufau, Patricio Contreras
    Contents: 1. El hambre (dir. Alberto Fischerman) -- 2. La pulsera de cascabeles (dir. Ricardo Wulicher) -- 3. El salón dorado (dir. Oscar Barney Finn)
    Added Title: Hambre
    Added Title: Pulsera de cascabeles
    Added Title: Salón dorado.
    Abstract: Three episodes, each directed by a different director, take place in three distinct eras in Buenos Aire: the early city, hounded by hunger; the slave trade, and the middle class of 1900.

  430. De mi barrio con amor, José Santiso et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 105 min.), Colonia, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Brandoni, Alicia Bruzzo, Roberto Carnaghi, Fabian Vena, Ana María Giunta.
    Abstract: Margarita is a somewhat plump widow who publishes an ad in a newspaper in search of someone who will console and understand her. She thus contacts Pirucho, a neighborhood produce salesman, lady's man and would-be tango teacher. As they are about to meet, she gets mixed up and involved with Julian, a rather good-looking chap who is on a lucky streak.

  431. De pecado en pecado, Chano Urueta et al., 1 videorecording (108 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Esther Fernandez, David Silva, Beatriz Ramos.
    Abstract: A woman abandons her child, an envelope with 2000 pesos and a note on a poor couple's doorstep while the couple argues over the husband's drinking. Years later, the child is living with her "uncle," who continues to drink. The young lady sews piecework for to help the family survive. One day an apparently wealthy man sees her delivering a finished dress and follows her home.

  432. De regreso el país dormido, Gustavo Postiglione, 1 videocassette, Argentina.

  433. De tequila, su mezcal, Carlos Toussaint et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Tito Guízar, María Luisa Zea, Bárbara Gil.
    Abstract: The daughter of a tequila maker, in trying to increase her father's wealth, works alongside the men in the tequila factory. The charismatic son of a rival tequila maker pursues her more attractive sister, though both women struggle to secure the future of their business.

  434. De turno con la muerte, Julio Porter, 1 videocassette, S.l, 1951.

  435. Dead men don't wear plaid, Carl Reiner et al., 1 videodisc (89 min.), Universal City, CA, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Steve Martin, Rachel Ward, Reni Santoni, Carl Reiner.
    Abstract: Private eye Rigby Reardon investigates the death of a wealthy scientist with a little help from his "friends." A new technique, recycling films of the '40s with a new story line.

  436. Deadly embrace Nicaragua, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, Elizabeth Canner et al., 1 videocassette (30 min.), Wentworth, NH, 1996.
    Abstract: Traces the history of U.S. involvement in the region, focusing on the current economic situation/crisis and the involvement of the IMF, the World Bank and U.S. agencies in the Nicaraguan economy. The documentary suggests that the economic policy of the government of Nicaragua is being "dictated" by the World Bank and the IMF and that they are to blame for the current crisis.

  437. Debajo del mundo, Beda Docampo Feijóo et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), San José, Uruguay, 198-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Sergio Renán, Bárbara Mujica, Víctor Laplace.

  438. Del "kitsch" a Lacan, Manuel Puig and Reina Roffé, 1 videocassette (50 min.), Hanover, NH, 1983.
    Abstract: Manuel Puig in an interview with Reina Roffé discusses each of his novels, giving clues to the understanding of his characters. The description of his personal experiences creates a portrait of a whole sector of Argentine society. He also reads from his novels.

  439. Del mero corazon = Straight from the heart : love songs of the Southwest, Brazos Films, 1 videocassette (28 min.), El Cerrito, Calif, 1976.
    Notes: LC Control Number: 79707621 /F.
    Abstract: A lyrical journey through the musings of the heart in the Mexican-American Norteña music tradition. Various performers are shown in dancehalls and cantinas, presenting songs of passion and death, hurt and humor, and the pleasures and torn dreams of love.

  440. La delatoría, Kurt Land et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Riviero, Fada Santoro, Diana Maggi.
    Abstract: Geraldo, a man who has his way with women, fences stolen vehicles. He steals a car owned by a former lover, Margada. Later, the car is found to contain parts made of pure gold. Then Geraldo's plans begin to go wrong as various people work to turn him into the police. They die mysterious deaths and Geraldo is caught. He is sent to prison. Margada waits for him on the outside.

  441. Delirio, Arturo García Buhr et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Arturo García Buhr, Irma Córdoba, Rosa Rosen.

  442. Demonios en el jardin, Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón, Angela Molina, and Coleccionistas, S.A, 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.), Madrid, 1984.
    Notes: Performer Note: Angela Molina, Ana Belen, Encarna Paso, Imanol Arias.
    Abstract: A view of everyday life and childhood in a small provincial Spanish city.

  443. Deprisa, deprisa, Carlos Saura, Jose Antonio Valdelomar, and Coleccionistas, S.A, 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.), Madrid, 1981.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jose Antonio Valdelomar, Jose Ma Hervas, Jesus Arias, Berta Socuellamos.
    Abstract: Action drama which focuses on the lives of troubled youth who want money and love in a hurry.

  444. Derecho viejo, Manuel Romero et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan José Miguez, Laura Hidalgo, Nélida, Bilbao ; Narciso Ibáñez Menta.
    Abstract: The film tells the story of the pioneers of tango. Just as tango becomes triumphant, the composer Eduardo Arolas loses the affection of his girlfriend due to the plotting of another woman interested in him.

  445. Dernier domicile connu Ultimo domicilo conocido, José Giovanni et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Buenos Aires, 199?
    Notes: Performer Note: Lino Ventura, Marlene Jobert, Michel Constantin.
    Abstract: A successful, hard-boiled detective is decorated for his work and then disgraced when he arrests a man with connections in high places. Assigned to menial tasks, he sets a higher goal in keeping with his urge to succeed and sense of duty: find the secret witness to an asssassination committed by a powerful mafioso. His only clue, a five year old address. But he unravels the mystery and without the support of his superiors, brings about justice.

  446. Descubra españa, British Broadcasting Corporation and Films Incorporated Video, 2 videodiscs (ca. 76 min.), Chicago, Ill, 1981.
    Notes: Contents: prog. 1. Pueblo y capital (16:28) -- prog. 2. Vistas de Provincia (15:12) -- prog. 3. Las comunicaciones (14:40) -- prog. 4. Ensenañza, trabajo y familia (14:58) -- prog. 5. Unos ratos libres (14:50).
    Abstract: Describes everyday experiences of Spanish teenagers and adults, and includes conversational and social exchanges in natural Spanish along with interviews and commentary.

  447. Deseada, Carlos Savage et al., 1 videocassette (94 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Dolores Del Rio, Jorge Mistral, Jose Baviera.
    Abstract: Deseada, a woman living in the modern city of Chichen Itza, tries to assuage her sister's dread of her betrothal to a Spaniard she doesn't really know. However, when the man arrives in the city, he and Deseada fall in love before he has a chance to meet his bride-to-be.

  448. Despabílate amor, Eliseo Subiela et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Dario Grandineti, Juan Leyrado, Soledad Silveyra.
    Abstract: Ernesto and Ana were young lovers who never got married because Ana's parents did not think Ernesto was ambitious enough. Now, 25 years later Ana and Ernesto meet again and although Ana is married (to one of their old friends) and has a child, there is still a connection between the two. Through getting to know each other better, they both learn more about love.

  449. Después de ayer, Hebert Posse Amorin et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Enrique Liporace, María José Demare, Oscar Ferreiro.

  450. Destinos an introduction to Spanish, Destinos an introduction to Spanish, 52 pts. on 26 videocasettes (30 min. each), S. Burlington, VT, 1992.
    Notes: Contents: Pt. 1/2. Introduction -- pt. 3/4-5/6. Un viaje a Sevilla, España -- pt. 7/8-9/10. Un viaje a Madrid, España -- pt. 11/12. Un viaje a Madrid, España/Un viaje a la Argentina -- pt. 13/14-17/18. Un viaje a la Argentina -- 19/20-25/26. Un viaje a Puerto Rico
    Contents: Pt. 27/28-35/36. Un viaje a México, el pueblo, la capital -- pt. 37/38-51/52. Un viaje a México, la capital.

  451. Detective a contramano, Jorge Costa Fynn et al., 1 videocassette (32 min.), Montevideo Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan Carlos Mareco (Pinocho), Mirta Torres, Roberto Fontana, Didio Pastorino.
    Abstract: The adventures of a young mystery story fan who becomes embroiled in a situation requiring real detective work.

  452. La deuda interna Veronico Cruz, Miguel Pereira et al., 1 videocassette (106 min.), New York, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan Jose Camero, Gonzalo Morales
    Added Title: Veronico Cruz.
    Abstract: The story of an Indian boy, Veronico Cruz, from his birth in one of the most remote regions of Argentina to his death in the South Atlantic during the Falklands/Malvinas war.

  453. Deus e o diabo na terra do sol Dios y el Diablo en la tierra del sol, Glauber Rocha et al., 1 videocassette (115 min.), Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Mauricio do Valle, Geraldo del Rey, Othon Bastos.
    Abstract: An account of the adventures of fictional hired gunman Antonio das Mortes, set against the real life last days of rural banditism. The movie follows Antonio as he witnesses the descent of common rural worker Manuel into a life of crime, joining the gang of Antonio's sworn enemy, Corisco the Blond Devil, and the Pedra Bonita Massacre.

  454. The devil never sleeps El diablo nunca duerme, Lourdes Portillo and Xochitl Films (Firm), 1 videocassette (82 min.), San Francisco, Calif., 1994.
    Notes: Added Title: Diablo nunca duerme.
    Abstract: Lourdes Portillo examines her uncle Oscar Ruiz's life and events surrounding his death through interviews with his relatives and friends.

  455. Dia de los Muertos, noche de muertos, Silvia Ledezma, 1 videocassette (7 min.), San Francisco, Calif, 1990.
    Abstract: The first consists of impressions of he Noche de Muertos celebration. The second film is made from clips of an old b&w film concerning Quetzalcoatl, Aztec rituals, and an anthropology museum.

  456. Dialogo con Jorge Luis Borges, Jorge Luis Borges et al., 2 videocassettes (ca. 25 min. each), McLean, Virginia, 1983.
    Notes: Contents: Pt. 1. Borges talks about his childhood, youth, cultural background, literary tastes and influences. He also expands on the meaning of recurrent motifs in his literary production such as the labyrinth, time, immortality. -- Pt. 2. Several more key Borgian concepts are discussed, among them death, an after-life, god, love and solitude. Borges also talks about his present literary production and his view of the Nobel Prize
    Added Title: Entrevista a Jorge Luis Borges.

  457. Dialogo con Juan Rulfo, Juan Rulfo et al., 1 videocassette (25 min.), McLean, Va., 1983.
    Notes: Added Title: Entrevista a Juan Rulfo.
    Abstract: In an interview by Fernando Alegria and of the Brazilian journalist and literary critic, Eric Nepomuceno, Juan Rulfo talks about influences on his work, writing as an act of creation and his view of literature. The gestation and creation of El Llano en llamas and Pedro Páramo are discussed in detail. Several national and foreign literary works dealing with Mexico and the Mexican revolution are also discussed.

  458. Días contados, Imanol Uribe et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Madrid, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carmelo Gómez, Ruth Gabriel, Candela Peña, Karra Elejalde, Elvira Mínguez, Javier Bardem.
    Abstract: Antonio, a member of an ETA terrorist cell that is hatching a plot against Madrid, challenges his priorities when he falls in love with Charo, a beautiful drug addict 12 years younger than he.

  459. Días de odio Emma Zanz, Leopoldo Torre Nilsson et al., 1 videocassette (60 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Elisa Christián Galvé, Nicolás Fregues, Virginia Romay.

  460. Die hard 2, Renny Harlin et al., 1 videodisc (123 min.), Beverly Hills, Calif, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, William Atherton, Reginald Veljohnson.
    Abstract: An all-out war between terrorists and John McClane breaks out at a major international airport in this heart-stopping, jet-propelled journey through excitement and terror.

  461. Die hard with a vengeance, Bruce Willis et al., 1 video disc (ca. 131 min.), Beverly Hills, Calif, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Bruce Willis, Jeremy Irons, Samuel L. Jackson, Graham Greene.
    Abstract: New York cop John McClane is the personal target of the mysterious Simon, a terrorist determined to blow up the entire city if he doesn't get what he wants. Accompanied by an unwilling civilian partner, McClane careens wildly from one end of New York to the other as he struggles to keep up with Simon's deadly game. It's a battle of wits between a psychopathic genius and a heroic cop who once again finds himself having a really bad day.

  462. Dieciseís años, Carlos Hugo Christensen et al., 1 videocassette, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: María Duval, George Rigaud, Alicia Barrié.

  463. Dieste la conciencía de la forma, Mariano Arana, Eladio Dieste, and Imágenes (Firm), 1 videocassette (49 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Interviewer: Mariano Arana.
    Abstract: Interview with Uruguayan architect Eladio Dieste which originally took place on Oct. 8, 1990. Noted Uruguayan architect Mariano Arana makes an inquiry into the life and work of Dieste. Dieste, trained as a engineer, has dedicated himself to humanizing architecture and creating a body of architectronic thought in which originality and beauty--the plasticity of form and the ordering of space cease being a purely aesthetic expression in order to fill human necessities.

  464. La difunta Correa, Hugo Mattar et al., 1 videocassette, Buenos Aires, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Lucy Campbell, Ignacio Quirós, Luis Medina Castro.

  465. Dios no lo quiera, Silvia Pinal et al., 1 videocassette (107 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Silvia Pinal, Jorge Martinez de Hoyos.
    Abstract: Two friends working in a slaughterhouse fight for the love of a woman who works in the dining hall. One of the men takes advantage of the woman when she is drunk. He is forced to marry her, but then she must sing at a nightclub while he gambles and drinks. He beats her and she leaves, though she is pregnant. She takes refuge with the other man who loved her.

  466. La Diosa arrodillada, José Revueltas et al., 1 videocassette (98 min.), Madera, Calif, 1984.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria Felix, Arturo de Cordova, Charito Granados.
    Abstract: A prominent chemist, unhappily married, finds passion and tragedy with another woman.

  467. Dirty business food exports to the United States, Jon Silver et al., 1 videocassette (15 min.), Watsonville, Calif., 1990.
    Abstract: Documents the relocation from Watsonville, California to Mexico of about four hundred food-processing jobs by Pillsbury-Green Giant and explores many impacts of agribusiness in Mexico, including environmental damage, child labor, and health problems.

  468. Dirty Harry, Clint Eastwood et al., 1 videodisc (103 min.), New York, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Clint Eastwood, Harry Guardino, Reni Santori, Andy Robinson.
    Abstract: In San Francisco a rooftop killer has already murdered two people, and now he's kidnapped a girl. He threatens to let her suffocate unless the city pays his ransom demand. Harry's out to get him.

  469. Disparen a matar Shoot to kill, Carlos Azpúrua et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Chicago, IL, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: Amalia Pérez Díaz, Jean Carlo Simancas, Daniel Alvarado
    Added Title: Shoot to kill.
    Abstract: An innocent man is murdered during a police round-up while his mother watches. Refusing to accept the official version of the story, she launches a campaign for justice.

  470. Distant water, Carlos Avila et al., 1 videocassette (28 min.), Los Angeles, Calif., 1991.
    Notes: Performer Note: Leonard Camarillo, B.J. Castillo, Bel Sandre, Jolene Rae.
    Abstract: The story of a Mexican-American schoolboy growing up in Los Angeles at the time of the 1943 riot. He learns about prejudice and violence and about honor, and when personally affected by racial bias he affirms his dignity in an amusing and gentle manner.

  471. Divinas palabras, Ramón del Valle-Inclán et al., 1 videocassette (106 min.), Madrid, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ana Belén, Francisco Rabal, Imanol Arias, Esperanza Roy, Aurora Batista, Juan Echanove.
    Abstract: In 1920, in the village of San Clemente, in Galicia, a cruel and shameless story unfolds with the exploitation of a hydrocephalic put on display in fair after fair by the wife of the sacristan, the ecclesiastical authority in the village.

  472. Divorcio en Montevideo, Manuel Romero et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Nini Marshall, Enrique Serrano, Sabina Olmos.

  473. DNI, Luis Brunati et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Paulino Andrada, Carlos Carella, Alberto Fernández de Rosa.
    Abstract: Congressman for the Partido Justicialista and filmmaker Luis Brunati's film performs a structural analysis of two centuries of Argentine history from a federal and provincial standpoint, and also takes into consideration the viewpoints of other political sectors. This analysis alternates with the fictional history of a worker, of his family and their everyday problems. "DNI" is the abbreviation of the national ID, the Documento Nacional de Indentidad.

  474. Do the right thing, Spike Lee et al., 1 videodisc (120 min.), Universal City, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Danny Aiello (Sal), Ossie Davis (Da Mayor), Ruby Dee (Mother Sister), Richard Edson (Vito), Giancarlo Esposito (Buggin Out), Spike Lee (Mookie), Bull Nunn (Radio Raheem), John Turturro (Pino).
    Abstract: Traces the course of a single day on a block in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. It's the hottest day of the year, a scorching 24-hour period that will change the lives of its residents forever.

  475. Dock sud, Tulio Demicheli et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Mario Fortuna, Ana Lassalle, Pepita Muñoz.
    Abstract: "Inspired by real events which took place in Riachuelo, July 12, 1930.".

  476. Documental Goya en su tiempo, Jesús Fernández Santos, 1 videocassette (44 min.), 198?
    Notes: Added Title: Goya en su tiempo.
    Abstract: Chronicles Goya's life and times through his art. Focuses on such works as the Caprices, the Disasters of War, the Tauromaquia and the Proverbs, and the Dos de Mayo.

  477. Don Segundo Sombra, Ricardo Güiraldes et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), Fresno, CA, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: With Juan Carballido, Juan Carlos Gené, Soledad Silveyra and Alejandra Boero.
    Abstract: A young man learns from his mentor, Don Segundo Sombra, the morals and values of the gaucho through the mentor's behavior, stories and advice.

  478. Don't tell anyone, Francisco J Lombardi, 1 videocassette (111 min.), S.l., 1998.
    Abstract: A young man tries to be true to himself and his sexual identity in the oppressive atmosphere of modern Catholic Peru in this vivid and touching drama with a comic edge. A memorable coming-out story that illuminates the climate of machismo discrimination in the country it is set in. In Spanish with English subtitles.

  479. Doña Barbara, Rómulo Gallegos et al., 1 videocassette (138 min.), S.l., 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria Félix, Julián Soler, María Elena Marqués, Andrés Soler, Charles Rooner.
    Abstract: Doña Bárbara, feared for her witchcraft, becomes involved in a land dispute with Santos Luzardo, a lawyer who has come to take charge of his property. Both she and her daughter, fall in love with the lawyer in this film reflecting the conflict between civilization and primitivism.

  480. Doña Francisquita, Ladislaus Vajda et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Mirtha Legrand, Armando Calvo, Antonio Casal.
    Abstract: The Lambertini studio is mounting a performance of the zarzuela "Doña Francisquito" for a benefit function. It appears that Fernando will be the male half of the love duet in the musical work. The excellent singing and enthusiasm of Lambertini make real the love that the dreamy Francisquita feels for Fernando. Unfortunately, he is in love with Aurora.

  481. Doña Macabra, Hugo Argüelles et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 113 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Marga Lopez, Hector Suarez, Carmen Montejo.
    Abstract: A greedy, scheming husband wants to swindle his wife's crazy aunt out of her supposed wealth. Aware that the couple is only interested in stealing from her, the aunt conspires with her maid to scare the couple out of her house by playing a series of gory pranks.

  482. Doña Perfecta, Francisco de P Cabrera et al., 1 videocassette (116 min.), S.l., 1985.
    Notes: Performer Note: Dolores Del Rio, Esther Fernandez, Carlos Navarro, Julio Villareal.
    Abstract: In this drama, set in Santa Fe, New Mexico in the late 19th century, a matriarch causes the death of a once-beloved nephew and alienates her only daughter through her dogmatism and backward opposition to progressivism and industrial development.

  483. Donde estás corazón?, Rogelio A Gonzalez et al., 1 videocassette (97 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rosita Quintana, Lola Beltran, Amalia Mendoza.
    Abstract: Now in her old age in a home for the elderly, the once famous Rosa recalls her days in a popular female trio, and how she fell in love with a composer named Raúl. Courted by an army general, Rosa was forced to miss her first date with Raúl, and their friendship was plagued thereafter by the general and his sidekicks. They do, however, manage to stay together, and the trio's popularity grows, until things begin to fall apart for its members.

  484. Donde nacen, los pobres, Agustín P Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Abel Salazer, Gloria Lozano, Amanda del Llano.
    Abstract: Jesus is a plumber and metalworker in the poor section of the city; Blanca is the rich and slightly spiteful daughter of a wealthy woman. When Jesus visits Blanca's home to fix some plumbing, Blanca enters the room with a man who won't stop fondling her. Jesus steps in on her behalf, impressing her deeply. The next day she visits his shop and they agree to see each other, to the dismay of Carmelita, a blind woman in love with Jesus. As Jesus and Blanca grow closer, Jesus gradually loses touch with his more humble peers.

  485. Donnie Brasco, Mike Newell et al., 1 videodisc (127 min.), Culver City, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Al Pacino, Johnny Depp.
    Abstract: This true story follows FBI agent Joe Pistone as he infiltrates the mafia of New York.

  486. Dos almas en el mundo, Emilia Guiu et al., 1 videocassette (68 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Emilia Guiu, Fernando Fernandez, Esperanza Issa.
    Abstract: A child looses his mother and is left homeless. He must fend for himself to survive and, with other homeless children, he lives in abandoned trains until he is caught. He is put into an orphanage until he is grown. When he leaves, he has trouble finding work and becomes involved with several women.

  487. Dos amigos y un amor, Lucas Demare et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Pepe Iglesias "El Zorro", Juan Carlos Thorry, Norma Castillo.

  488. Dos cadetes, René Cardona et al., 1 videocassette (66 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Soler, Julian Soler, Sala Garcia, Maria Fernanda Ibanez.
    Abstract: Tía Dolores rules her brother, Federico, with an iron fist. He had been spending money and womanizing in Paris until his sister stopped sending him money. A strict religious woman, Tía Dolores wants her nephew, Carlos, to go to seminary; her brother remembers that when the boy was young, he wanted to join the military, so when he ostensibly takes the boy off to seminary, he actually takes him to the Colegio Military without Tía Dolores knowing.

  489. Dos caras tiene el destino, Agustín P Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (98 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Miroslava, Eduardo Noriega, Carlos L. Moctezuma.
    Abstract: After escaping a tropical work camp and stowing away on a boat, a man is immediately witness to a murder on the beach. Upon inspecting the victim, the man realizes that they look identical. After taking the man's car and clothes, he returns to the man's home and finds that the dead man, Pedro de Vega, was rather rich and had a beautiful wife and daughter to whom he was rather callous. Determined to redeem "himself", he becomes a more caring Pedro, to the surprise of his wife and the household servants. He soon also learns that the dead man was a drug trafficker with a mistress, both of which he determines to change without getting killed again.

  490. Dos corazones y un tango, Andres Falgas et al., 1 videocassette (73 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Andrés Falgás, Carmen Conde, Andres Soler.
    Abstract: Andres is a talented tango singer from Argentino who wins a singing contest and begins to tour Latin America, performing his act. In Mexico, he meets a young and her family in a club, but when he refuses to accept money from her father, she is upset and refuses to speak with him. He is finally able to hold her attention by unexpectedly jumping into her car with her in place of the man she was with; the two begin to grow closer.

  491. Dos monjes, Juan Bustillo Oro et al., 1 videocassette (75 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Magda Haller, Victor Urruchua, Carlos Villatoro.
    Abstract: A monk is delirious and apparantly possessed by Satan. A new monk is asked to perform an exorcism. The possessed monk then begins to tell an older monk that he and the new monk were once best friends until his friend committed a terrible crime.

  492. Dos pasiones, Fernando A Palacios et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ricardo Montalban, Abel Salazar, Susana Cora.
    Abstract: Ricardo and Christobal are friends and naval cadets together, sharing responsibility and rising together through the ranks. Both gain the respect and confidence of their superiors while in the academy, though each is at times more reliable than the other. When a war situation arises and they are to report to a departing ship, Christobal is late, and Ricardo finally finds him drunk in a hotel with a woman. Both are blamed for a gross violation of regulations and are dismissed from the navy dishonorably. Together, they try to start over as civilians.

  493. Dos pesos dejada, Joaquin Pardave et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Joaquin Pardave, Sara Garcia, Abel Salazar.
    Abstract: Don Gabino (also known as Don Gabi) is released from jail early, but he doesn't want to go. He tries futilely to convince the warden to keep him because in jail he has food and shelter. A young friend named Fermin waits for him outside and feeds him while listening to Don Gabino complains about the hard life out of jail.

  494. Dos puertos y un cerro, Mario Handler and Instituto Nacional de Cultura y Bellas Artes, 1 videocassette (10 min.), Caracas, Venezuela, 1975.

  495. Dos Quijotes sobre ruedas, Emilio Vieyra et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Argentina.
    Notes: Performer Note: Julio Aldama, Jorge Sobral, Susy Leiva.
    Abstract: A pair of truck drivers are hired to haul the body of a gangland hit, but they have second thoughts once they are on the road.

  496. Dos tenorios de barrio, Carlos Véjar et al., 1 videocassette (86 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: A. Soto La Marina "Chicote", Agustín Isunza, Delia Magaña.

  497. Dr. Strangelove, or, How I learned to stop worrying and love the bomb, Stanley Kubrick, Terry Southern, and Peter George, 1 videodisc (93 min.), Culver City, Calif, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Cast: Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn, Slim Pickens.
    Abstract: Black comedy about a group of war-hungry military men who plan a nuclear apocalypse. Through a series of accidents, two psychotic generals trigger an irrevocable scheme to attack Russian strategic targets. The brains behind the scheme belong to Dr. Strangelove, a wheel-chair bound nuclear scientist who harbors bizarre notions of man's future.

  498. Dracula, Carl Laemmle et al., 1 videocassette (1 hr., 44 min.), Universal City, CA, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carlos Villarías Villar, Lupita Tovar, Barry Norton, Pablo Alvarez Rubio, Eduardo Arozamena, José Soriano Viosca, Carmen Guerrero, Amelia Senisterra, Manuel Arbó
    Added Title: Special Spanish version of Dracula
    Added Title: Spanish version of Dracula.
    Abstract: Timeless tale of the infamous count and the lovely Eva. Filmed simultaneously with the English version and with the same sets and script, but with a different focus and atmosphere.

  499. Dreamlife of angels, Elodie Bouchez et al., 1 videodisc (ca. 113 min.), Culver City, Calif, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Elodie Bouchez, Natacha Régnier, Grégoire Colin.
    Abstract: Optimistic hobo Isa, with her life in her backpack, has a gritty existence on the road, going from one town to another through northern France, working factory jobs and selling cards. After she loses a garment-factory job, her coworker Marie lets Isa share space in her Lille living quarters, an apartment belonging to a hospitalized mother and daughter. Isa goes through two tempestous relationships, while becoming fascinated with the girl who lived in the apartment but now lies in a coma at the hospital.

  500. Driving Miss Daisy, Bruce Beresford et al., 1 videodisc (99 min.), Burbank, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Morgan Freeman, Jessica Tandy, Dan Aykroyd.
    Abstract: A joyous comedy about a head-strong southern lady and her ever-patient chauffeur.

  501. Dulce María Sauri el poder de lo suave, Dulce María Sauri, Denise Maerker, and Once TV (Mexico City, Mexico), 1 videocassette (55 min.), México, D.F, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Guest, Dulce María Sauri ; interviewer, Denise Maerker.
    Abstract: An interview with Mexican politician Dulce María Sauri who discusses her life and work and the position of women in politics in Mexico today.

  502. Dumb and dumber, Jim Carrey et al., 1 videodisc (106 min.), S.l.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels.
    Abstract: Comedy about a pair of dim-witted friends on a cross-country trip to return a case full of money.

  503. The Eagle's children, Bruce Lane and Ethnoscope (Firm), 1 videocassette (ca. 39 min.), Rochester, NY, 1992.
    Abstract: This videotape is about the spread of a Mexican Indian spiritual tradition "La Danza de la Conquista" to Mexican-American seekers in California, Texas, New Mexico, and elsewhere.

  504. La edad del amor, Julio Saraceni et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Lolita Torres, Alberto Dalbes, Ramón Garay.
    Abstract: The frustrated love of a famous artist and an upper class man are repeated years later between their children.

  505. La edad peligrosa, Mauricio de la Serna et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria Elena Marqués, AndreaPalma, Carlos Navarro.
    Abstract: A greedy businessman, upon finding that he owns the building that houses a group of nuns, lays claim to it and everything in it. During the frenzied confiscation, one of the young women is hurt. She and her sister, María, and her mother go to live with a family while trying to earn enough money to carry on. In order to pay for her sister's medical bills, María sings in a theater. While her fame and repute grow, she becomes increasingly disgusted with the world of greed and debauchery in which she operates.

  506. Eduardo the healer, Douglas G Sharon et al., 1 videocassette (54 min.), University Park, PA, 1978.
    Notes: Performer Note: Vic Perrin, Roberto Tafur and Roberto Cruzalegui.
    Abstract: Describes the work of Eduardo, a folk healer in Las Delicias, Peru.

  507. Eduardo, Uruguayo Eduardo, Uruguayan, Gabriel Auer, 1 videocassette (45 min.), New York, NY, 1984.

  508. Educando a papa, Fernando Soler et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Soler, Evangelina Elizondo, Beatriz Aguirre.
    Abstract: A man named Ramiro returns to Spain from Mexico after a long absence. Ramiro's sister and two children are happy to see him, but his brother-in-law doesn't want him around, saying that Ramiro's father sent him to Mexico because he was always a good-for-nothing. Ramiro confides to his niece that the real reason was that his parents did everything they could to separate him from his true love, Soledad.

  509. El abuelo, Román Viñoly Barreto et al., 1 videocassette (94 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Enrique Muiño, Mecha Ortiz, Elsa Daniel, Pedro Pompillo, Enrique Fava, Erika Mandel, José Ruzzo, Amalia Bernabé, Lina Bardo, Alberto Barcel, Carlos Lagrotta.
    Abstract: An old man returns to his town after many years of absence. Instead of the tranquility and rest he expects to find, he comes home to many family problems.

  510. El acompañamiento, Carlos Orgambide et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Montevideo Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carlos Carella, Franklin Caicedo, María Rosa Gallo, Haydée Padilla.
    Abstract: Tuco, a man on the verge of retirement, is an amateur singer, who, as many others like him, considers himself the mythical successor of Carlos Gardel. Someone has played a bad prank on him, promising him a television debut, and, risking everything, he breaks ties with everyone around him, shuts himself up in his attic to practice singing and waits impaitiently for the arrival of the guitarists, his accompaniment.

  511. El alma del bandoleón, Mario Soffici et al., 1 videocassette (72 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Libertad Lamarque, Santiago Arrieta, Domingo Sapelli.
    Abstract: Elda and Fabián are actors hoping for a big break. Their two-year old daughter dies, throwing their lives into tragic disarray. If that weren't enough, Elda's ex-lover comes back into their lives to stir them up further.

  512. El amante bilingüe, Vicente Aranda et al., 1 videocassette (099 min.), Madrid, Roma, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Imanol Arias, Ornella Muti (her voice dubbed by Victoría Peña), Loles León, Javier Bardem, Joan Lluis Bozzo.
    Abstract: A rich girl marries below her status because of sexual attraction. After five years, she finds outside marriage the satisfaction she wants. She divorces her husband and he becomes a beggar. In a riot incident he is hit by a bomb and his face remains disfigured. With the help of a mask he is able to sexually attract his ex-wife again as a completely new person.

  513. El Amor brujo Love, the magician, Carlos Saura et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Beverly Hills, CA, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Antonio Gades, Cristina Hoyos, Laura Del Sol, Juan Antonio Jimenez, Emma Penella
    Added Title: Love, the magician.
    Abstract: Set in Spain, a sizzling tale of young lovers separated by fate, but whose hearts still burn with a passion only for each other.

  514. El amor de los amores, Antonio Mediz Bolio et al., 1 videocassette (117 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Miguel Arenas, Milisa Sierra, Juan José Martínez Casado.
    Abstract: A vagrant forest wanderer named Felipe enters a small settlement one day and discovers that a woman there is the sister he hasn't seen since childhood. He decides to stay, and is taken in as a protégé to a blind community leader named Don Fernando, who changes Felipe's decorum and refines his manners. Despite the improvement Felipe retains ill-repute among the community because of his vague past, and Don Fernando's daughter Juana is no exception. Felipe remains extremely polite to her, though, and one day defends her in the forest from some violent men. She gradually loses her skepticism and falls in love.

  515. El amor es una mujer gorda, Alejandro Agresti et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 75 min.), Tucumán, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Elio Marchi, Sergio Poves Campos, Carlos Roffé.
    Abstract: José is a journalist in Buenos Aires shortly after the fall of the military dictatorship. He cannot accept that his wife is one of the "disappeared" and he gets in trouble with his newspaper when he writes and article criticizing an American film crew working in Argentina.

  516. El amor las vuelve locas, Mapy Cortés et al., 1 videocassette (89 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mapy Cortés, Rafael Baledón.
    Abstract: The narrator, an elderly Cupid, causes the daughters of a rich opera singer to repeatedly and inexplicably fall in love with their chauffer, despite a makrked lack of interest on his part. When under Cupid's spell, they can't avoid acting rather strangely.

  517. El amor nunca muere, Luis Cesar Amadori et al., 1 videocassette (117 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Zully Moreno ; Mirtha Legrand, Tita Merello.

  518. El amor perjudica seriamente la salud, César Benítez et al., 1 videocassette (116 min.), Madrid, 1997?
    Notes: Performer Note: Ana Belén, Juanjo Puigcorbé, Gabino Diego, Penélope Cruz.
    Abstract: This romantic comedy charts the course of a long-time on-again-off-again love affair between Diana Balaguer and Santi Garcia.

  519. El Angel exterminador The Exterminating angel, Gustavo Alatriste et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Chico, Calif, 198-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Silvia Pinal, Enrique Rambal, Jacqueline Andere, Jose Baviera
    Added Title: Exterminating angel.
    Abstract: Guests at an elegant dinner party find themselves unable to leave the room for several days; they begin to starve and die. Finally the spell is lifted and they go to church to give thanks but find they cannot leave the church!

  520. El apando, Felipe Cazals et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), México D.F, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Salvador Sánchez, José Carlos Ruíz, Manuel Ojeda.
    Abstract: Three drug-addicts, Albino, Polonio and El Carajo, are imprisoned in "el Apando," a restricted cell within the capital city's jail. El Carajo routinely cuts his veins to inject the drugs that Polonio sells to him. The other two feel only revulsion for El Carajo, there is a struggle, and he is beaten. La Chata and Mercedes, girlfriends of Polonio and Albino, are the ones who usually deliver the drugs to the jail. But, because of the close examinations they are subjected to by the jailers, they decide that next time, El Carajo's mother should be the messenger. The day of the next scheduled visit arrives, and they plan a huge disturbance that will allow the men in "el Apando" to get out.

  521. El arreglo, Fernando Ayala et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Federico Luppi, Julio de Grazia, Rodolfo Ranni, Haydee Padilla.
    Abstract: In a suburb of Buenos Aires, construction is underway to pipe in water. Unfortunately, only some of the inhabitants will benefit; the rest will be forced to continue relying on their worn-out pumps that constantly break down. The neighbors decide they will bribe the overseerer of the project; only housepainter Luis Bellamo refuses to go along with the plan, arguing that honesty is the greater good.

  522. El arte del tabaco, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea and Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica, 1 videocassette (7 min.), New York, 199-.
    Abstract: Short documentary on Cuban cigars, showing many cigar labels and a cigar maker at work.

  523. El asesino de Pedralbas, Gonzalo Herralde et al., 1 videocassette (1 hr. 25 min.), Barcelona, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Interviewers: Gonzalo Herralde, Juano Merlo, José Martí Gómez.
    Abstract: A film portrait of José Luis Cerveto who was convicted of murder in 1974, including a series of interviews.

  524. El ausente, Rafael Filippelli et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Omar Rezk, Roberto Suter, Ana María Mazzaza.
    Abstract: Raúl Salas is the general secretary of a major union in Córdoba, Argentina who is trying to fight the union politics as best he can despite continual defeat. It is a time of unrest, around 1975, and Salas watches and hopes that what he builds will last. However, even the greatest of leaders can only do so much.

  525. El baul macabro, Miguel Zacariás et al., 1 videocassette (81 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ramón Pereda, Rene Cardona, Manuel Noriega.
    Abstract: A mysterious man clad in black sneaks into a hospital, knocks out a nurse, and kidnaps an unconscious patient. He takes her to his house, and, with the help of his deranged assistant, prepares to operate on her. She dies before they begin, so the man must return for another patient. Detectives have already begun their investigation at the hospital, with little success. The man in black is unsuccessful, and visits his sick wife--whose illness is the reason for his diabolical experiments. They recall how they met and became involved with one another.

  526. El billetero, Raphael J Sevilla et al., 1 videocassette (148 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: David Silva, Esther Fernandez, Rodolfo Acosta.
    Abstract: A boy and his stepmother search for his long-lost father. The father vanished in pursuit of the traitorous friend who set fire to their house on their wedding night.

  527. El Bosque animado, Alfredo Landa et al., 1 videocassette (109 min.), Madrid, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Alfredo Landa, Encarna Paso, Fernando Rey, Fernando Valverde, Alejandra Grepi, Miguel Rellan, Alicia Hermida, Amparo Baro.
    Abstract: A bandit, a well digger, a working girl, a boy who doesn't want to work, a girl who is emigrating, a ghost who is looking for company ... and a matriarch who exploits the working children are all intertwined in this story.

  528. El brazo fuerte, Giovanni Korporaal et al., 1 videocassette (84 min.), Mexico, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Leandro Morett, Hermelinda Guerrero, Jorge González.
    Abstract: The unscrupulous ascent of a road worker to town leader.

  529. El bronco reynosa, Miguel M Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (73 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Antonio Badú, Mauricio Garces, Silvia Fournier.
    Abstract: When "Bronco" (the star of Western films in which he plays tough, manly characters) visits the rural town where his brother lives, the people of the town expect him to be as tough as the characters he plays. The local gang of outlaws sees him as a threat to their hold on the community, and resolve to force him to leave. Despite his image-conscious and urban manners, he is able to avoid the local "tough guys" and maintain the image that the people hold, with the help of a plan that his brother devises.

  530. El Bruto The Brute, Luis Buñuel et al., 1 videocassette (81 min.), Los Angeles, CA, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Katy Jurado, Pedro Armendariz, Andres Soler, Rosita Arenas, Roberto Meyer, Beatriz Ramos, Paco Martinez, Gloria Mestre.
    Abstract: "Pedro Armendariz plays a powerfully strong but slow-witted slaughter-house worker who is hired by a slumlord to break a tenant strike. He accidentally kills one of the strikers and is drawn into a doomed affair with the slumlord's wife." -- External container.

  531. El buen mozo, Mario Gonzales et al., 1 videocassette (98 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Armando Calvo, Glória Marin.
    Abstract: A debonaire but poor man deceives and uses a rich woman in order to gain money and influence in 19th-century Paris.

  532. El bulín, Angel Acciaresi et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Norman Briski, Beatriz Bonnet, Susana Campos, Juan Ramón, Jorge Porcel, Fidel Pintos, Nelly Láinez, Horacio Bruno, Eddie Pequenino, Javier Portales, Linda Peretz, Rosángela Balbo, Mimí Pons, Norma Pons, Nancy Lopresti, Vicente Rubino, Vicente Quintana "Charola", Amaiia Bernabé, Luisina Brando, Mary Pelliza, Daniel Razeni, Estela Vidal, Teresa Wallon.
    Abstract: From time immemorial, the "bulín" has been a "porteño" institution, coveted by all male natives of the city, regardless of their age. These are the adventures of five employees of the same office who acquire a a small apartment which they can use to make romantic rendezvous.

  533. El bulto, Gabriel Retes et al., 1 videocassette (114 min.), Mexico,D.F, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Hector Bonilla, Jose Alonso, Lourdes Elizarraras, Juan Claudio Retes, Lucila Balzaretti, Gabriela Retes.
    Abstract: A young photographer, covering an uprising in 1971 is himself injured and left in a coma from which he doesn't recover for twenty years. When at last he wakes up, he opens his eyes on a completely different world--computers, new diseases, the disappearance of communism, his wife's new husband, his adult children. Little by little he ajusts.

  534. El Burlador de Sevilla, Gustavo Pérez Puig et al., 1 videocassette (120 min.), Princeton, N.J, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Javier Escriva, Pedro Osinaga, Jaime Blanch, Maria Luisa Merlo.
    Abstract: Dramatizes the legend of Don Juan who at the height of his licentious career, seduces the daughter of a noble family and kills her father.

  535. El callejon de los milagros, Jorge Fons et al., 2 videocassettes (160 min.), Mexico, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ernesto Gomez Cruz, Salma Hayek, Bruno Bichir, Margarita Sanz.
    Abstract: The story, which takes place in a typical barrio of the Centro Historico in Mexico City, is divided into four parts: the first three tell the same story from the points of view of the three main protagonists: Rutilio, the stereotypical macho owner of a cantina, who surprises everyone when he changes his customary habits; Alma, the ambitious beauty of the barrio, who is in love with Abel the barber (who leaves for the United States to make his fortune); and Susan, la spinster landlady in the neighborhood, whose only dream is to get married. The fourth part gathers together the three stories two years later.

  536. El cambio, Alfredo Joskowicz et al., 1 videocassette (86 min.), Mexico, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Héctor Bonilla, Sergio Jiménez, Ofelia Medina, Sofia Joskowicz, Héctor Andremar.
    Abstract: Two young middle class professionals, a photographer and a painter, fed up with their work and the daily grind, move to the coast where they set up a cabaña and reunite with their girl friends. However, even here they are unable to escape injustice, oppression and industrial pollution. A portrait of the Post '68 generation and its idealism and disenchantment.

  537. El camino de los sueños, Javier Torre et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Victor Lapaple, Sandra Bellesteros, Lito Cruz.
    Abstract: Ignacio Silva is a mediocre Argentine professor living in the United States and Verónica is wanderer who plays with the hearts of all the men who love her. Together they find a sensual relationship and together they find a single right path ... the path of dreams.

  538. El camino hacia la muerte del viejo reales, Gerardo Vallejos, 1 videocassette (66 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Abstract: Documentary about the exploitation of workers in sugar cane plantations of Tucumán, Argentina.

  539. El Campeon ciclista, Fernando Cortés et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), Mexico City, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: German Valdés "Tin Tan", Marcelo Chávez, Sonia Furió.
    Abstract: "To want is to be able" - so goes an old saying. "Tin Tan" shows it to be true in this role as a brilliant inventor and champion cyclist.

  540. El canillita y la dama, Luis Cesar Amadori et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Sandrini, Rosita Moreno, Lalo Bouhier.

  541. El cañonero de Giles, Manuel Romero et al., 1 videocassette, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Sandrini, Luisa Vehil, Marcos Caplan.

  542. El Cantar de mío Cid, Cid, Televisión Española, and Films for the Humanities (Firm), 1 videocassette (Victor VHS) (60 min.), Princeton, N.J, 1980.
    Notes: Performer Note: German Cobus (El Cid), Elisa Ramirez (Doña Jimena), Juan Sala (Rey Alfonso VI).

  543. El cantor del pueblo, Antonio Ber Ciani et al., 1 videocassette (78 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Roberto Quiroga, Tito Lusiardo, Mario Fortuna.
    Abstract: Three young men leave their neighborhood to seek their fame as tango singers.

  544. El cantor enamorada, Juan Antonio Serna et al., 1 videocassette (88) min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Hernán Figueroa Reyes, Enrique Coria, Sergio Capote Piñero.
    Abstract: Musical comedy about a singer traveling from town to town with his bandmates.

  545. El capitán Pérez, Enrique Cahen Salaberry et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Olinda Bozán, José Olarra, Alberto Bello.

  546. El capitán veneno, Enrique Martinent et al., 1 videocassette (73 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Sandrini, Rosa Rosen, J. García León.

  547. El casamiento de Laucha, Enrique Dawi et al., 1 videocassette (99 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Landriscina, Malvina Pastorino, Mario Sánchez.
    Abstract: Laucha is a wanderer who lands in a small town, hired to tend bar. Laucha helps his boss, Carolina, increase her profits and wins her love. They get married before she discovers his gambling problems. He loses all her money and leaves her. On the road again, he has ample time to examine his faults and realize what he has thrown away.

  548. El caserío, Juan de Orduna et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Madrid, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mari Frances, José Moreno, Armando Calvo.
    Abstract: Film version of a play about Basque life in which a sensual and amorous drama develops during a family gathering at a country house. Popular songs, typical Basque dances and instruments, together with characteristic Basque speech, are all artfully utilized in this tale of life in a Basque village.

  549. El caso de una adolescente, Carlos López Moctezuma et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carlos Lopez Moctezuma, Martha Mijares, Lucy Gallardo, Andrea Palma.
    Abstract: Inexperience, excessive liberties and the lack of warmth in a family turn the happiness and well-being of an a young woman into a torrent of tears.

  550. El caso María Soledad, Hector Olivera et al., 1 videocassette (125 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carolina Fal, Valentina Bassi, Belen Blanco.
    Abstract: Based on real events, the film tells the story of a brutal crime from the viewpoint of the victim's best friend. María Soledad Morales was raped and murdered near her college. Mava, her friend, seeks to find out the truth about the crime.

  551. El Castillo de la pureza, Arturo Ripstein et al., 1 videocassette (109 min.), Mexico, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Claudio Brook, Rita Macedo, Diana Bracho, Arturo Beristain.
    Abstract: Gabriel has kept his wife and three children in seclusion for 18 years. He believes he needs to protect them against the corruption of the outside world, but in his paranoia, he cannot see the prison he has created.

  552. El cementario de las Aguilas, Luis Lezama et al., 1 videocassette (96 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Negrete, Margarita Mora, José Macip.
    Abstract: In 1847, Miguel is a young man admired by his peers and sought after by women. His friend Agustín, a soldier, is in love with Mercedes. Mercedes' sister, Ana Maria, is in love with Miguel. The four spend time together before the pressures of war break them up. The girls' father refuses to allow Mercedes to marry Agustín, and instead favors the more devious Raphael. Miguel decides to join the military and must also leave. For the young women left at home with the men they do not love, times become difficult.

  553. El censor, Eduardo Calcagno et al., 1 videocassette (107 min.), Lavelle, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ulises Dumont, Lorenzo Quinteros, Alberto Segado.
    Abstract: The action begins in 1977, during the time of the final military government. Raúl Veirabés is the head of the film censorship office. He is a man of average taste, frank, discerning and honest--one whose taste in films conflict with his duties. he lives with his adolescent daughter in an unremarkable life, other than his secret collection of the most beautiful parts of the films he has censored. 8 years later, democracy reigns and he has difficulty in reconciling his former life with the present reality.

  554. El Centerfielder, Robert Young et al., 1 videocassette (18 min.), New York City, New York, 1985.
    Notes: Performer Note: Reynaldo Coca, Oscar H. Enriquez.
    Abstract: Set in a prison during the time of the Somoza dictatorship, a prisoner who plays baseball is interrograted by a prison official.

  555. El centroforward murio al amanecer, René Mugica et al., 1 videocassette, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Medina Castro, Raúl Rossi, Pierina Dealessi.

  556. El charro y la dama, Pedro Armendáriz et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Armendariz, Rosita Quintana, Fernando "Mantequilla" Soto.
    Abstract: Patricia, a young woman from the city, is engaged to be married to a man she doesn't love, so she stubbornly causes trouble for her father. He decides to take her to a small country town and introduces her to some of his friends. While at first she reacts conceited and snobbish about the country life, she is forced to adapt when she ends up with a cowboy named Pedro for an entire night.

  557. El Che, Aníbal di Salvo et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 82 min.), Argentina, 199u.
    Notes: Performer Note: Hugo Arana, Ulises Dumont, Alejo García Pintos.
    Abstract: Dramatized story of Ernesto "Che" Guevara's pursuit by the Bolivian Army and his death at their hands.

  558. El ciclon del Caribe, Maria Antonieta Pons et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: María Antonieta Pons, Carlos Cores, Prudencia Grifell.
    Abstract: José Luis, a ship captain in the Caribbean, is engaged to marry María Elena. Unfortunately, he is caught unknowingly transporting illegal cargo for a group of Mexican mobsters. Before he can identify the criminals to the police, they kidnap him and he is assumed dead. María Elena escapes the grasps of chief mobster; without financial support, María Elena looks for work as a Caribbean dancer.

  559. El cine soy yo, Luis Armando Roche et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Venezuela, Chorilllos, Peru, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Juliet Berto, Asdrubal Melendez, Alvaro Roche.
    Abstract: After being a peddler, street photographer, radio announcer, policeman, mecanic and many other things, Jacinto becomes a traveling film projectionist, taking movies to tiny, remote villages all over Venezuela. An intrepid 11-year old boy offers to accompany him, and a beautiful and mysterious French tourist incorporates herself in the group in search of new experiences. The three odd characters face many unlikely, picturesque, wonderful and difficult adventures as they make their way through the countryside with their traveling cinema.

  560. El Cobarde, René Cardona et al., 1 videocassette (67 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Julian Soler, Adria Delhort, Josefina Escobedo, Antonio R. Frausto.
    Abstract: Captain Anzurez, who comes from a distinguished military family, is killed in a decisive battle against the enemy while his pregnant wife, Doña Amalia, is at home. The family doctor warns the messenger not to tell the bad news to Doña Amalia because of her state, but she overhears. The servants wait anxiously to see if child will be born "asutade" (scared). She gives birth to a son, Alberto, who appears to be a coward as he grows up; his mother, however, is determined to make him the military man his father would have wanted.

  561. El cochecito The little coach, Marco Ferreri et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), New York, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jose Isbert, Jose A. Bepe, Maria Luise Ponte
    Added Title: The little coach.
    Abstract: Black comedy about an old man who wants a motorized wheelchair so he can ride through town with his crippled friends.

  562. El color de las nubes, Mario Camus et al., 1 videocassette (111 min.), Madrid, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Julia Gutíerrez Caba, Antonio Valero, Ana Duato, José María Domenech.
    Abstract: In an old big rambling house of a coastal town of Cantabria lives and conflicts come together, loves and hatreds. A rich man, who has inherited the house from his father, wants to throw out the woman who inhabits it, an old lover of the deceased man. A Bosnian fishing friend and his niece try to help her. They inadverdantly come across a cache of cocaine. Things heat up even further with the addition of Madrilenian boyanother Bosnian, the well-intentioned lawyer contracted by the heir, an ex-policeman "narcotics detective," ... and a dead man.

  563. El compadre Mendoza, Fernando de Fuentes et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Chicago, Ill, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Alfredo de Diestro, Carmen Guerrero, Antonio R. Frausto.
    Abstract: Don Rosalio Mendoza is the patrón of a Hacienda near Mexico City during the time of Zapata. He is an opportunist who plays both sides, depending on who comes to visit his hacienda. His brothers are Mexico City financiers who play the same game, financing both sides. All seems to be going well; Don Rosalio offers to marry the daughter of one of his brothers' debtors in exchange for forgiving the debt, but both sides begin to doubt his loyalties.

  564. El conde de Montecristo, León Klimovsky et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Argentina, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Mistral, Elina Colomer, Nelly Meden.
    Abstract: Edmond Dantes is imprisoned in the Chateau d'If without trial, for carrying a message from Napoleon in exile on Elba. After being told that he died in prison, his fiancée Mercedes is forced to marry his rival De Villefort. Twenty years later, Dantes escapes with the help of the Abbe Faria, who leaves him the treasure of Monte Cristo. Dantes, now called the Count of Monte Cristo, plans his revenge on the three who framed him.

  565. El Corazón sobre la tierra, Constante Diego et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), New York, NY, 1989?
    Notes: Performer Note: Rienaldo Miravalles, Nelson Villagra, Annia Linares, René de la Cruz.
    Abstract: Based on the true story of a father's battle to organize an agricultural cooperative in memory of his son who was killed fighting in Africa.

  566. El corazón y la espada, Carlos Véjar et al., 1 videocassette (81 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Katy Jurado, César Romero, Rebeca Iturbide.
    Abstract: Set in medieval times, two Spanish men sneak past guards and through tunnels into a Moorish castle, in search of legendary jewels hidden there. Immediately inside, they encounter a priest and a woman - dressed like a man - who is skilled in sword-fighting. After a brief confrontation, the four decide their interests coincide and join forces in their quest. The priest is close to the Moorish princess who lives in the castle, and he uses his status to help them locate a secret passageway in her bedroom. But while the Spaniards are sneaking through her quarters, she awakens; they are captured, but not before the princess finds herself sympathizing with the intruders.

  567. El cordon de la vereda, Jorge Barreiro et al., 1 videocassette (52 min.), Montevideo Uruguay, 199-.
    Abstract: On an October day in 1986, Jorge Barreiro interviews a great variety of people on different subjects, maintaining a light touch even though the topics are serious. He asks old men and women, children, teenagers, mothers, fathers, etc. what they think about human rights, politics, the visit of the Pope, the military, etc.

  568. El Corsario negro, Pedro Armendáriz et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 84 min.), Fresno, Calif.?, 1987?
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Armendáriz, June Marlow, Maria Luisa Zea, Tony Diaz
    Added Title: Il corsaro nero.
    Abstract: An action and adventure film of pirates, treachery, double identity, vengeance, and love.

  569. El Crack, José Luis Garci et al., 1 videocasette (120 min.), Madrid, 198-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Alfredo Landa, María Casanova, Manuel Tejada, José Bódaldo.
    Abstract: Germán, a detective, receives a very special assignment: to find the daughter of a León landowner who mysteriously disappeared three years ago. His inquiry comes at the price of the life of an innocent, Maite, the daughter of Germán's more or less platonic lover. Germán is faced with the need for vengeance.

  570. El crimen de Cuenca, Pilar Miró et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.), Spain, Suero de Quiñones, 1982.
    Notes: Performer Note: Amparo Soler Leal, Hector Alterio, Daniel Dicenta, Jose Manuel Cervino.
    Abstract: The story of two friends wrongly imprisoned for a crime they did not commit and what happens to them.

  571. El crimen de la hacienda, Mary Esquivel et al., 1 videocassette (69 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mary Esquivel, Arturo Correa, Lilian Hurst, Mona Marti.
    Abstract: Rosita is a young Puerto Rican woman, beautiful but for her scarred face, which she views as a curse. She ignores the men who serenade her nightly for a manipulative man who pursues her for her money. When she discovers his true intentions, she kicks him out and decides to have cosmetic surgery.

  572. El Cristo de mi cabecera, Roberto Cañeda et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Roberto Cañeda, Lilia del Valle, Evita Muñoz.
    Abstract: Jacinto is a peasant during the time of the French occupation who prays to the god by his bedside that a woman named Linda will love him. She has come to the country just to see him; he refuses to come to town--not because he doesn't love her, but because the townspeople dislike him. She tells him that he must come to town during the patron saint's festival or she won't let him see her again.

  573. El cristo negro, Carlos Véjar et al., 1 videocassette (75 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rosa Carmina, Raúl Martinez, José Baviera.
    Abstract: Enriqueta lives in a small village and is pursued by several men there, but she is most interested in Arturo, a man who visits sometimes but lives in the city and works for a powerful politician there. Unbeknownst to Enriqueta, Arturo uses his boss' daughter to gain influence with him. When the politician has health problems, he retreats to the village where Enriqueta lives and the two women meet. As Enriqueta is engaged against her will to another man, Arturo decides that they should both leave together. Enriqueta agrees, and soon learns that Arturo isn't quite as noble as she'd hoped.

  574. El cura gaucho, Lucas Demare et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Enrique Muiño, Aída Alberti, Eloy Alverez.

  575. El cura Lorenzo, Augusto César Vatteone et al., 1 videocassette (78 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Angel Magaña, Nelly Meden, Tito Alonso.
    Abstract: Fictionalized story of Father Lorenzo Massa, who came to Buenos Aires in 1907, and who took a street soccer team under his wings at the Oratorio de San Antonio. The Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro became famous in Argentina and its members were lionized as true heroes of the motherland.

  576. El dedo en la llaga, Alberto Lecchi et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), IArgentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Dario Graninetti, Juanjo Puigcorbé, Karra Elejalde.
    Abstract: Angel and Eduardo are two good friends that travel around together acting. As they head to another destination their car breaks down and they are forced to stay in a small pueblo for awhile. While there, Eduardo runs into an old friend, now a professor in the town, and together the three of them try to open the town's theater up again. However, the police do not approve and try multiple times to break up the acting group.

  577. El derecho de nacer, Tito Davison et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 93 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Aurora Bautista, Julio Aleman, Maricruz Olivier.
    Abstract: A young woman in Cuba in the early part of the 20th century gives birth to an illegitimate son. The child is taken away to be raised by the family's maid. Years later, he has grown into a handsome young man and she has become a nun, having been shunned by her family. When her father is on his deathbed, she comes to to him in an attempt to reconcile.

  578. El derecho y el deber, Consuelo Moreno et al., 1 videocassette (84 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Consuelo Moreno, Juan José Martinez Casado, Leopoldo "Chato" Ortin.
    Abstract: An army colonel, thought to be dead, returns to his hacienda after five years of absence. Before seeing his wife or son, he speaks with the his manager, Poncho, who tells him the hacienda has been taken over by a group of men. With Poncho's help, he attempts to reclaim his hacienda and his family.

  579. El deseo, Emilio Villalba Wells et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Roberto Airaldi, Santiago Gomez Cou, Aida Luz, Elsa O'Connor.
    Abstract: A young woman is accused of murder.

  580. El día de la bestia, Andrés Vicente Gómez et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 100 min.), Madrid, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Alex Angulo, Armando de Razza, Santiago Segura.
    Abstract: The priest Angel Berriatua, professor of Theology at the university of Deusto, has spent the last twenty five years of his life studying the Apocalypse according to Saint John, deciphering the message which lies hidden behind the sacred text. At last, he has reached a conclusion: the Antichrist will be born in Madrid on the 25th of December 1995, before daybreak. The problem is that the priest does not know the exact place where the birth will take place. In order to enter into contact with evil, he arms himself to the teeth and sets off to the Spanish capital. There he attempts to earn brownie points with the Master of Darkness, robbing a blind man of his begging bowl, pushing a mime artist down a metro shaft and blessing a dying man with the hope that he goes to hell. Just not bad enough. As his stubble and frustration grows, Father Angel stumbles into a heavy metal music store run by death metal freak José Maria and establishes a base at the dismal pension presided over by José Maria's termagent mother.

  581. El Diablo andaba en los Choclos, Manuel Romero et al., 1 videocassette, Argentina, 1946.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Sandrini, Silvana Roth, Alita Roman.

  582. El Dialecto ; Languages of Southern Texas ; El Teatro de pueblo, Joseph Tovares et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 30 min.), San Antonio, Tex, 1991.
    Notes: Performer Note: Host, Marina Astudillo Pincus
    Performer Note: Celso Martinez, Linda Cuellar
    Added Title: Dialecto
    Added Title: Languages of Southern Texas
    Added Title: Teatro de pueblo.
    Abstract: A look at Spanish as it is spoken by different Latino groups in the United States today and an update on bilingualism, its roots and its role in the theater productions.

  583. El Diputado Confessions of a congressman, Carlos Orengo et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), Hollywood, CA, 1983.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jose Sacristan, Angel Pardo, Jose Alonso, Juan Antonio Bardem
    Added Title: Confessions of a congressman
    Added Title: Deputy.
    Abstract: "The story of a [gay] member of Spain's Socialist Party .... Robert Orbea ... is married and does love his wife and does have a moral sense rare in politics. ... He falls in love with a young hustler who is in the employ of political rivals.... Orbea is set up for blackmail and/or public discreditation."--External container.

  584. El dirigible un film uruguayo, Pablo Dotta et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), Montevideo, Urugay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Laura Schneider, Marcelo Buquet, Eduardo Miglionico, Gonazlo Cardozo, Ricardo Espalter.
    Abstract: At the turn of the century, Baltasar Brum, ex-president of Uruguay, commited suicide in front of numerous photographers. Yet nowhere are the pictures which had captured the exact moment of his death. A young women, who claims be French, met with the famous Uruguay writer, Juan Carlos Onetti. She confirms that the interview had taken place in Montevideo, with the writer ingognito, immediately following many years of voluntary exile. Yet photos from this meeting have likewise disappeared. What is the meaning of the pictures in a place without memory?

  585. El Disputado voto del Sr. Cayo, Miguel Delibes et al., 1 videocassette (98 min.), Madrid, 1986?
    Notes: Performer Note: Francisco Rabal, Juan Luis Galiardo, Iñaki Miramón, Lydia Bosch
    Added Title: El Disputado voto del Señor Cayo.
    Abstract: A group of young politicians come to Cureña, a town in northern Castile, to campaign for votes. There they meet two neighbors who hate each other and never speak. One of these is Cayo, a soft-spoken older man full of ancestral wisdom. The encounter between the world of the young city politicians and that of Sr. Cayo is the necessary counterpoint to contrast two cultures ignorant of each other.

  586. El Dorado, Carlos Saura et al., 1 videocassette (118 min.), Madrid, 1989.
    Notes: Performer Note: Omero Antonutti, Eusebio Poncela, Gabriela Roel, Lambert Wilson.
    Abstract: Film about the explorer, Lope de Aguirre and his search for the mythical El Dorado.

  587. El efecto tequila the tequila effect, El efecto tequila the tequila effect, 1 videocassette, Mexico City.

  588. El embajador, Tito Davision et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Argentina, 19??

  589. El encanto de la luna llena, Benito Zambrano et al., 1 videocassette (29 min.), San Antonio de los Banos, Cuba.
    Notes: Performer Note: Assenneh Rodriguez, Veronica Lynn, Alden Knight
    Performer Note: Cinematography, Adriano Moreno ; editor, Nelson Rodriguez ; music, Juan A. Leyva, Magda R. Galvan.
    Abstract: Mourning the loss of his son, the owner of a bar mixes dreams with reality as he interact with his patrons during an evening of drunkeness.

  590. El entorno urbano en la ciudad de México, Berta E Tello Peón et al., 1 videocassette (23 min.), México, D.F, 1994.
    Abstract: Describing the transformation of urban furnishings into modern and functional surroundings in Mexico City and its relation to the past.

  591. El Espiritu de la Colmena, Víctor Erice et al., 1 videocassette (120 min.), Madrid, 1984.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Fernan Gomez, Teresa Gimpera, Ana Torrent, Isabel Telleria.
    Abstract: The year is 1940, the weekly movie comes to an isolated Spanish village. The video presents the reactions of two little girls to "El Doctor Frankenstein".

  592. El extrano caso de la mujer asesinada, Boris Hardy et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: María Duval, George Rigaud, Francisco Martínez Allende.

  593. El fabricante de estrellas, Manuel Romero and Videograma S.R.L, 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.

  594. El familiar, Octavio Getino et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Carlos Lagos, Noemi Manzano, Hugo Alvarez.
    Abstract: Inspired by legend from northern Argentina, the Getino presents an allegory about the people of Latin America.

  595. El fantasma se enamora, Gloria Marín et al., 1 videocassette (79 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Gloria Marín, Abel Salazar, Ramón Gay.
    Abstract: Laura, a woman whose parents died when she was young, and her two aunts rent a country home from a family with a son her age named Armando who is abroad. The family stipulates that Armando's room in the home shouldn't be used, but Laura enters it and looks around anyway, learning about Armando through his books. When news of Armando's death in Brazil reaches his family, and his ghost, unseen and unheard by the tenants, appears in the house, Laura begins to feel a special bond with Armando, even though they cannot communicate.

  596. El farol en la ventana, Mary Esquivel et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mary Esquivel, Nestor de Barbosa, Fedora Capdevila.
    Abstract: Marena, a young woman who mends fishing nets, lives with her blind mother in a small village by the ocean. The mother lives in continual hope that her husband and son, drowned years before, will one day return. When a young ship captain stops at the house to ask directions, Marena's mother mistakes him for her lost son, embracing him in happiness. Rather than disappoint her, Marena and the captain continue the charade, but begin to take interest in each other.

  597. El gallo colorado, Rosita Arenas et al., 1 videocassette (97 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rosita Arenas, Miguel Aceves Mejia, Hugo Avendaño.
    Abstract: At a cockfight, a man named Teofilo is cheated in a fight. He tries to enter his best rooster in the next fight, but a friend, Pancho, convinces him not to fight the bird until it is fully trained. Teofilo owes a lot a money and tells his creditors that he will pay as soon as he has some cash. While Pancho and Teofilo are drinking, Teofilo's daughter warns him that their patrón, Roberto, is due to arrive in town the next day.

  598. El Gallo de oro The golden cockerel, Roberto Gavaldón et al., 1 videocassette (104 min.), U.S., 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ignacio López Tarso ; Lucha Villa ; Narcisco Busquets
    Added Title: Golden cockerel.
    Abstract: "A poor man, the town crier, is given a near-dead fighting cock by a sore loser. Lovingly nursed back to health, the champion bird returns the man fame, wealth and romance ... The poor man forgets his roots, luck runs out and in a vicious circle the film returns to its origins, leaving him, and us, back where we started ... in the hands of fate"--External container.

  599. El gato, Miguel M Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (73 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Joaquin Cordero, Andres Soler, Angel Infante.

  600. El gendarme de la esquina, Ruben Rojo et al., 1 videocassette (??? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Joaquin Pardave, Ruben Rojo, Miguel Angel Ferriz, Emma Roldán.

  601. El gordo catástrofe, Hugo Moser et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Porcel, Moria Casán, Graciela Alfano.
    Abstract: Catrasca is a big man who is very accident prone. He is a chef for a nice restaurant and also cooks during the day for a boys home. One day, he gets hit by the car of a beautiful lady who then takes him to her home where her father, a doctor, takes care of him. Catrasca then ends up working for their family and manages to get caught up in the revealing of a secret potion that the doctor has created.

  602. El Gordo Villanueva, Julio Saraceni et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Porcel, Julia Sandoval, Juan Carlos Altavista.
    Abstract: Gordo (the big one) Villanueva is put on trial for having cheated people out of things. As the case unfolds, many people that Gordo knows, (including family, friends, and acquaintances) speak up. Most do not say much nice, but Gordo has this way of making light of any situation. In the end, he manages to pull off another of his unexpected performances.

  603. El gran amor de Becquer, Alberto de Zavalía et al., 1 videocassette, Buenos Aires, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Delia Gracés, Esteban Serrador, Susana Freyre.

  604. El Gran calavera, Luis Buñuel and Epoca Video Ediciones (Firm), 1 videocassette (90 min), Buenos Aires Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Event Note: Videocassette release of the 1949 motion picture
    Added Title: The Great madcap.
    Abstract: Satirical film exploring the themes of transexual humor, sexuality in advertising, the working class' comical exploitation of the ruling classes, and the link between Christian evangelism and hard-sell advertising.

  605. El grito de carne, Fernando Soler et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Soler, Charito Granados, Gustavo Rojo.
    Abstract: Guillermo de la Mora, an old actor, is retiring from the stage. He tells the audience on his last performance that he loved theater more than anything and laments he gave up everything for the stage; no woman loved him for who he really is, only for the roles he played, and now he is a lonely old man. Guillermo, however, has had a long affair with Beatriz, an actress, who loves him but is now moving to Spain because he would never marry her.

  606. El Grito ojos de perro, Alberto Durant et al., 1 videocassette (84 min.), United States, Fresno, CA, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Guerra, Jose Maria Salcedo, Maria Antonieta Perez
    Added Title: Weep for freedom
    Added Title: Ojos de perro.
    Abstract: Coerced into rebellion against the tyrannical regime of a ruthless landowner, the laborers of a sugar plantation form the first union in the country. The whole town faces the brutal repression of the ruling power headed by a young lawyer, who sacrifices his lover, his life, and that of those who surround him in his struggle for justice.

  607. El hacha diabolica, Rodolfo Guzmán Huerta et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Santo, Lorena Velazquez, Fernando Oses.
    Abstract: A successful wrestler is engaged in an important match when a mysterious man with an ax appears in the middle of the ring and assaults him, then disappears as inexplicably as he came. The spirit apparently seeks vengeance for a crime committed against him in a former life. The wrestler becomes frightened when the spirit reappears and tries to kill him. He consults a scientist who uses an apparatus to send the wrestler's spirit back in time, to 1603, in an attempt to rectify the original tragedy.

  608. El hermano José, Antonio Momplet et al., 1 videocassette (93 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Pepe Arias, Ernesto Raquén, Raimundo Pastore.
    Abstract: A comedy featuring healers, magicians and the appearance of spirits in an abandoned house.

  609. El hermoso Brummel, Julio Saraceni et al., 1 videocassette (89 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Fidel Pintos, Delfi Ortega, Carlos Enriquez.
    Abstract: His name was George Bryan Brummell, but he was known as Beau Brummell as a popular tribute to his almost diabolical fame as a dandy. He leaves the Army after insulting the Prince of Wales, regent of the king. He plots his revenge and puts himself at the center of palace intrigue and scandals.

  610. El heroico Bonifacio, Enrique Cahen Salaberry et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pepe Iglesias, Nélida Romero, Andrés Mejuto.

  611. El hijo de Cruz Diablo, Vicente Oroná Brillas et al., 1 videocassette (98 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Tomás Perrín, Lupita Ballardo, Antonio Bravo.
    Abstract: After the death of his father in 1642, the son of the infamous "Cruz Diablo" sets about to redeem his name and reclaim property taken unjustly by the Spanish monarch. He and two compadres combat the king's bumbling police force with the help of the returned spirit of Cruz Diablo. Meanwhile, Cruz Diablo's son and the king's daughter fall in love.

  612. El hijo del crack, Leopoldo Torres Ríos, Leopoldo Torre Nilsson, and Videograma S.R.L, 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.

  613. El Hombre, cuando es hombre A man, when he's a man, Valeria Sarmiento and Women Make Movies (Firm), 1 videocassette, New York, N.Y, 1982.
    Notes: Added Title: A man, when he's a man.
    Abstract: A documentary illuminating the social climate and cultural conditions which nurture "michismo" and allow the domination of women by men to flourish in Latin America.

  614. El hombre de la furia, Javier Solís et al., 1 videocassette (96 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Javier Solis, Dacia Gonzalez, Fernando "Mantequilla" Soto.
    Abstract: When young Alberto's parents and friends are killed by a tyrannical patrón named Ramón del Conde, he narrowly escapes and is taken in by three men who teach him to read and write, play guitar, and shoot a gun. Years later, when two of the men have been forced into servitude by Ramón del Conde, Alberto and his last surrogate father hear of a reception for the patron and decide to meet the other two to challenge Ramón del Conde's stranglehold on the farmers and workers in the area.

  615. El Hombre de Maisinicú, Santiago Llapur, Manuel Pérez, and Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica, 1 videocassette (124 min.), S.l, 1987?
    Abstract: A documentary-like spy film portraying the struggle between CIA-sponsored counter-revolutionaries and peasants in Cuba during the late 1960's and early 1970's.

  616. El hombre de Walter, Carlos Ameglio et al., 1 videocassette (54 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Gustavo Escanlar, Ileana Burnet, Ricardo Couto, Adriana Figueroa, Rosario González, Daniela Luna, Roberto Fontana, Omar Bouhid, Gabriela Martínez, Ana Inés Rodríguez Larreta.
    Abstract: In this surrealistic film, a little man travels through an enormous and rambling house full of traps that invariably lead to women (most of them naked), until ending at a fatuous presidential reception. And always there lurks a giant turtle, waiting to attack.

  617. El hombre del sábado, Leopoldo Torres Ríos et al., 1 videocassette (70 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Quartucci, Virginia Luque, Pedro Maratea.
    Abstract: A working class man named Antonio Pérez is in love with an actress named Nora. After a series of love letters, he finally gets the opportunity to meet her. He buys a lottery ticket and ends up winning a lot of money. Along with this new fortune, he acquires new acquaintances and finds himself on unexpected adventures, all in the hope of winning Nora's heart.

  618. El hombre del subsuelo un film, Nicolás Sarquís et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Buenos Aires, 1994?
    Notes: Performer Note: Alberto de Mendoza, Miguel Ligero, Regina Duarte.

  619. El hombre propone-- 3 cuentos escritos por Jacha, Juan Alfonso Chavira et al., 1 videocassette (125 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Roberto Cañedo, Isabela Corona, Columba Domingez
    Contents: Venganza!! -- La Amenaza -- Carnaval
    Added Title: Verganza!!
    Added Title: Ameraza
    Added Title: Carnaval.
    Abstract: Three different stories of men reveal each one as the protagonist caught in a unique situation. In the first one, a gentleman in the symphony has a joke played on him where he is told that he will be the new conductor. He then plays as even better joke back as revenge. In the second part, a man is framed for robbing a jewelry store but manages to escape without being caught. In the final part, as a man hides, he borrows the outfit of a priest and is soon begged to watch over a sick man by a desperate wife that he encounters on the street.

  620. El hombre que amé, Alberto de Zavalía et al., 1 videocassette, Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro López Lagar, Delia Garcés, Jorge Salcedo.

  621. El Hotel de los chiflados, Antonio Helú et al., 1 videocassette (78 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carlos Orellana, Rafael Falcón, Anita Campillo.
    Abstract: Several men with the same name, Juan Perez, check into a hotel--all at different times. This causes confusion when a woman whose husband is also named Juan Perez checks into a hotel room. More Juan Perezes check in, driving the clerk crazy.

  622. El Huacán, Mady Samper and Gustavo Umaña V., 1 videocassette (19 min.), Bogotá, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ivan Alvarez, Juan Sebastian Aragon, Jaime Ceballos, Federico Umaña, Paula Umaña, Lina Uribe.
    Abstract: Two children enlist a street performer to help them search for a companion who was kidnapped.

  623. El ídolo del tango, Héctor A Canziani et al., 1 videocassette (81 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Julio Martel, Graciela Lecube, Héctor Ferraro
    Contents: El ídolo del tango (b&w; 64 min.) -- Documentary footage (col., ca. 17 min.).
    Abstract: A young saleswoman in a music shop becomes enamoured with a popular singer. Feature is followed by short documentary showing a celebration in honor of Julio Martel which took place in Buenos Aires on Apr. 15, 1992. Includes clips from Julio Martel's films.

  624. El imperio de la fortuna The realm of fortune, Arturo Ripstein et al., 1 videocassette (131 min.), Mexico, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Blanca Guerra, Alejandro Parodi, Zaïde Silvia Gutíerrez.
    Abstract: A very poor, crippled man lives in a small town in Mexico with his mother. He works as a town crier and is very interested in the cock fights. One day a man gives him a losing cock for the soup pot, but he instead takes care of the animal and it becomes a winning fighter. He begins to win some money. "La Caponera", a very good looking singer, once avoided him but now she uses her coquetry to win his attention. They marry, but she misses the glamor of show business life and becomes unhappy.

  625. El impostor, Emilio Fernández et al., 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Armendariz, Silvia Derbez, Amanda del Llano.

  626. El indio, Armando Vargas de la Maza et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Consuelo Frank, Pedro Armendáriz, Eduardo Vivas.
    Abstract: Antonio, the father of María, has arranged her marriage to Julian, but Maria loves Felipe. They all work for an overbearing boss who not only makes the Indians overwork, but also at times pay unfair taxes. One day a man visits the village asking to see some medicinal herbs in the mountains, and Julian is ordered to guide this man and the boss. The trip ends up being a fight for Julian's life; although he survives, upon return to the village he must still battle for the love of María.

  627. El inglés de los huesos, Carlos Hugo Christiansen et al., 1 videocassette, Buenos Aires, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Arturo García Buhr, Anita Jordán, Elisardo Santalla.

  628. El Inquisidor de Lima el fuego del pecado, Bernardo Arias et al., 1 videocassette, La Paz, Uruguay, 198-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Duilo Marzio, María Aurelia Bisutti, Elena Sedova.

  629. El jinete fantasma, Jorge Mondragon et al., 1 videocassette (86 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Esther Luquin, Gilberto Gonzalez, Jorge Mondragon.
    Abstract: An infamous band of thieves continues to succeed in robbing private caravans and government carriages as they pass through the countryside, puzzling the authorities. Soon , though, a mysterious masked man begins to upstage the gang of thieves by robbing the cargoes before the thieves can, and then returning the stolen money after the robbers find the travelers empty-handed. Soon, both the government and the band of highwaymen are trying to discover the identity of the "Jinete Fantasma.".

  630. El juego de la guitarra, José María Fernández Unsain et al., 1 videocassette (78 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jacqualine Andere, Milton Rodriguez, Feliz González.
    Abstract: Maria is a grown woman with the mental development of a young girl. She is found in her home, her mother dead at the foot of the steps. A psychologist named Juan spends a day with her during which she recalls to him her life with a frustrated mother who tried to keep her inside at all times. She also tells of three men who lured her outside the house at night with guitar music, only to take advantage of her while restraining her mother. Now pregnant, Juan takes her to an institution, where she is frightened by the other patients and escapes, finding her way back to Juan's apartment.

  631. El jugador el rey de espadas, Vicente Orona Brillas et al., 1 videocassette (68 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: David Silva, Carmelita Gonzalez, Aurora Segura.
    Abstract: Alberto escaped from jail with the help of a former inmate named Rosalio who now gives him a new identity as Manuel Romero. Alberto's case is about to be reviewed but he took the chance of escaping anyway because he must seek his revenge against a man who betrayed him. Alberto tells Rosalio the story of his life and how he was a crack gambler who never lost at dice.

  632. El juguete rabioso, Javier Torres et al., 1 videocassette (93 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Thelma Biral, Lito Cruz, Mariano Torre, Onofre Lovero, María Vaner, Jorge Luz, Juan Acosta, Jean Pierre Regueraz, Lara Ebekián, Federico Mini, Nazareno Alvarez, Horacio Rocca, Augusto Britez, Horacio Marassi, Enrique Otranto.
    Abstract: A young man has ambitions to become an inventor, but he is only employed at a book store. In 1984, the director Jose Maria Paoloantonio made another film based on the famous novel by Robert Arlt.

  633. El lado oscuro del corazón, Eliseo Subiela et al., 1 videocassette (127 min.), San Luis, Argentina, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Dario Grandinetti, Sandra Ballesteros, Nacha Guevara.
    Abstract: The story of Oliverio, a poet who searches for a woman who knows how to fly, while Death, which constantly stalks him tries to convince him that for her flying would be quotidian. Ana, a prostitute, will be Oliverio's "discovery", will incarnate the sought love, at times happy, at others, melancholy but always surprising.

  634. El látigo, José Bohr et al., 1 videocassette (77 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: José Bohr, Domingo Soler, Julian Soler, Elena D'Orgaz.
    Abstract: In a small Mexican town, there is a bandit called El Látigo, whose real name is Rafael. His father is the head of the police and abandoned his mother when she was pregnant. Rafael is taken care of by his uncle Antonio, and throughout his life shares his experiences with his friend Andrés. When Rafael falls in love with Carmenita, he knows that, in order to marry her, he must break up and abandon the group of "El Látigo" so that he can set everything straight with his father. This proves to be difficult, as there is a reward for his capture.

  635. El Libro de buen amor, Juan Ruiz, 1 videocassette (60 min.), Princeton, N.J, 1980.
    Notes: Performer Note: D. Luis Rosales
    Performer Note: Juan José Otegue ... [et al.].
    Abstract: Dramatization of the fourteenth-century poem El libro de buen amor by Juan Ruiz. With commentary by Rosales.

  636. El lugar sin limites, Arturo Ripstein et al., 1 videocassette (112 min.), Mexico, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Lucha Villa, Carmen Salinas, Ana Martin, Julian Pastor, Don Fernando Soler.
    Abstract: The "Japanese Girl" and her father, a homosexual nicknamed "Manuela" run a house of prostitution in a small Mexican town. They are both very attracted to Pancho, the prototypical machismo man. Their passions set them on a course for a brutal conclusion.

  637. El Lute camina o revienta, Imanol Arias et al., 1 videocassette (120 min.), Madrid, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Imanol Arias, Victoria Abril, Antonio Valero, Carlos Tristancho.
    Abstract: Based on the true story of a gypsy forced into a life of crime. His circumstances make him him the hero of this film.

  638. El Lute II mañana sere libre, Imanol Arias et al., 1 videocassette (129 min.), Madrid, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Imanol Arias, Jorge Sanz, Pastora Vega, Angel Pardo.
    Abstract: Based on the true story of a gypsy, imprisoned for his crimes. Presents his life in prison and after. He educates himself and becomes a lawyer.
  639. El macho, Marcello Andrei et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Carlos Monzón, Malisa Longo, Susana Giménez.
    Abstract: A shipment of gold destined for the Bank of Abilene is robbed by bandits. When the Sheriff arrives, he notices that one of the dead bandits looks like the Kid, an adventurer whom the Sheriff has met recently. The Sheriff persuades the Kid to infiltrate the bandit. The Kid discovers that the gold is a fake and the whole thing is an insurance swindle cooked up by Banker Ross, in collaboration with the Sheriff and a mysterious figure called Soledad.

  640. El mar y el tiempo, Fernando Fernán Gómez et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Madrid, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rafael Aparício, José Soriano, Fernádo Fernan-Gómez.
    Abstract: Madrid, 1968. The film tells the story of a small family--amother who has given up on life, a son, Eusobio, maitre-d' at a slightly pretenious restaurant, and his two daughters, ona a progressive-pragmatist, and the other, a teremendous idealist. They were the losers in the Civil War. Eusobio waits for a brotherwho was a political prisoner in Argentina. When hereturns, he encounters the new ideas which have forged the current era in Spain.

  641. El Mariachi Desperado, Robert Rodriguez et al., 1 videodisc (ca. 81 min., 103 min.), Culver City, Calif, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: In Mariachi: Carlos Gallardo, Consuelo Gómez, Peter Marquardt ; In Desperado: Antonio Banderas, Joaquim De Almeida, Salma Hayek, Steve Buscemi, Cheech Marin, Quentin Tarantino
    Added Title: Desperado.
    Abstract: In "El mariachi", a would-be musician is mistaken for a criminal and must fight for his life. "Desperado" tells the story of a guitar player out for vengeance against the men who murdered his girlfriend. In "Bedhead", a young girl must use telekinetic powers to battle her brother.

  642. El Mariachi [videorecording], Robert Rodriguez et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 81 min.), Burbank, Calif, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carlos Gallardo, Consuelo Gómez, Reinol Martinez, Peter Marquandt.
    Abstract: All he wants is to be a mariachi, like his father, his grandfather and his great grandfather before him. But the town he thinks will bring him luck brings only a curse--of deadly mistaken identity. Forced to trade his guitar for a gun, the mariachi is playing for his life.

  643. El más infeliz del pueblo, Luis Bayón Herrera et al., 1 videocassette (70 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Sandrini, Héctor Qintanilla, Iris Martorelli.
    Abstract: Panteleón Cordero is about to be married. However, his wife-to-be is worried that she will be embarrassed by this man who always gets nervous and mumbles. Still, they marry and yet manage to argue, even on their wedding day. Panteleón must iron out the rumors and gain back the respect from his wife. Thus, as he develops and time goes on, Panteleón pulls through with confidence despite his wife's doubts.

  644. El memorioso, Jorge Luis Borges and Reina Roffé, 1 videocassette (54 min.), Hanover, NH, 1983.
    Abstract: Jorge Luis Borges, controversial author of "Fictions," speaks of his work with Argentine writer Reina Roffé; of the esthetic basis on which his stories are structured, and of the philosophical and metaphysical ideas which give substance to his poetry. He recalls the great writers of literature and describes his ethical, esthetic and ideological position vis à vis the world of letters. He recalls Buenos Aires at the turn of the century and confesses his unease with current political happenings in his country. He also recites five of his most famous poems.

  645. El milagro de Ceferino Namuncirá, Máximo Berrondo et al., 1 videocassette (70 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Nelly Ortiz, Lucerito, Adelio Marzerati.
    Abstract: Wealthy landowner and widow Señora Catalina plans to marry her homebound son Raphael to one of her servants, Irene. To her surprise, Raphael brings home a wife who is of pure indigenous Argentinean blood, much to Señora Catalina's disliking. Meanwhile Irene schemes on how she can steal Señora Ctlalina's land holding by any means necessary.

  646. El milagro del Cristo, Francisco Elias et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Arturo de Cordova, Ma. [María] Luisa Zea; Aurora Walker.
    Abstract: A celebrity sculptor named Miguel and his girlfriend are in a car accident in the countryside. She walks away unhurt; he is seriously injured. Leonora, a woman who lives nearby, and her father talk Miguel into staying with them until he is somewhat recuperated, although he has lost his sight. During his stay, letters arrive from his girlfriend saying that she is engaged to someone else, but Leonora pretends that they are love letters, making up flowery language to make him feel better. What he doesn't realize is that she really is in love with him, and he doesn't understand this until he has already left the house.

  647. El misterio de los ojos escarlata, Alfredo Anzola, Biblioteca Nacional (Venezuela), and Cine Seis Ocho, 1 videocassette (80 min.), Caracas, 198-.
    Abstract: A mixture of stills, early film footage and new film which shows how Anzola's father was interested in film and in the entertainment world. It gives a picture of Venezuelan social life and customs in the early part of the 20th century. It the center of the story is the filming of a radio production, complete with methods of making sound effects, of a mystery called "El misterio de los ojos escarlata".

  648. El misterio del cuarto amarillo, Julio Saraceni et al., 1 videocassette (78 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Santiago Gómez Cou, Tito Alonso, Herminia Franco.
    Abstract: Matilde lives with her father and one night is assaulted by an intruder in her yellow room. The intruder escapes and soon detectives and reporters are at the house trying to figure out the mystery. Everyone is in eager anticipation of the intruders return, when one night, shots are fired and someone dies. However, the truth is not divulged until a dramatic court seen where Matilde's secrets are revealed.

  649. El misterioso Tio Sylas, Máximo Berrondo and Videograma S.R.L, 1 videocassette, Montevideo, 19??
    Abstract: Muet (Elsa O'Connor), daughter of wealthy businessman (Ricardo Galache) is left with the responsibility of rehabilitating her mysterious uncle Sylas, after her father's death.

  650. El mojado, Danny Lyon, J. J Meeker, and Bleak Beauty Video, 1 videocassette (14 min.), Clintondale, N.Y, 1974.
    Abstract: Follows a Mexican alien who goes to Albuquerque, New Mexico in his search for work to provide for his family. Includes interviews with other undocumented workers and members of the United States Border Patrol.

  651. El monje blanco, Jesús Bracho et al., 1 videocassette (112 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria Felix, Ernesto Alonso, Maria Douglas.

  652. El morocho del abasto, Julio Rossi et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rolando Chaves, Tito Lusiardo, Pierina Dealessi.

  653. El muerto falto a la cita, Pierre Chenal, 1 videocassette, S.l, 1944.

  654. El Muerto The Dead man, Fernando Ayala et al., 1 videocassette (103 min.), United States, Fresno, CA, 1987?
    Notes: Performer Note: Francisco Rabal, Thelma Biral, Juan Jose Camero
    Added Title: Dead man.
    Abstract: "Traces the life of Benjamin Otálora. In nineteenth century South America, Otálora must flee Buenos Aires for killing a man. On his arrival in Montevideo, he meets the leader of a smuggling ring who takes him under his wings. As the aging gang leader takes sick however, Otálora covertly attempts to claim power within the ring."--External container.

  655. El mundo contra mi, Beda Docampo Feijóo et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 88 min.), San Luis, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pauline Rachid, Mirta Bunelli, Daniel Fanego, Jorge Marrale, Carolino Papaleo.
    Abstract: An exploration of growing up in modern Argentina. Florencia is the daughter of a filmmaker and nothing is going right in her life. She records her thoughts on a video diary and day by day, the world seems to be falling apart around her--her mother may be having an affair, she doesn't fit in with her peers, she doesn't feel attractive. Soon, something must change.

  656. El mundo loco de los jóvenes, José María Fernández Unsain et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: César Costa, Julissa de Llano, Julián Pastor.
    Abstract: A psychedelic comedy about four young men and their quest for a beautiful and unreachable woman. Four friends from the same neighborhood are smitten by a voluptuous woman, new in the area. They all attempt to attract her attention in their own way, and each is rejected. The four friends enlist the reluctant help of another companion from their neighborhood, now a wildly popular rock star living in a completely automated mansion. When his initial efforts of seduction get only resistance from her, his desire mushrooms, and he is soon devoting all his time to winning her affection.

  657. El mundonovismo, Fernando Alegría, Jaime Barrios, and World News for Latin America (Firm), 1 videocassette (25 min.), McLean, Va, 1983?
    Abstract: Fernando Alegria discusses the importance of various works of Spanish literature written within the last forty years as well as present concepts in literary criticism.

  658. El museo del crimen, David Bamberg et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: David T. "Fu Manchu" Bamberg, Pituka de Foronda, Ricardo Mondragon.
    Abstract: A wealthy woman and her nurse fall sick after eating from a box of chocolates given anonymously to the woman as a Christmas gift. Suspicion falls on her children and several hospital personnel when Fu Manchu begins to investigate the case.

  659. El negro que tenía el alma blanca, Hugo del Carril et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Hugo del Carril, María Rosa Salgado, Antonio Casal.

  660. El niño perdido, Germán Valdés et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 93 min.), México, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Germán Valdéz [sic] (Tin Tan), Marcelo Chávez, Emilia Guiu, Miguel Arenas.
    Abstract: Tin Tan presenta una comedia urbana en esta farsa un hombre de 25 años que ha sido aislado de la sociedad por dos tías codiciosas que planean robarle la herencia de un abuelo que nunca lo ha conocido. Tin Tan presents an urbane comedy in this farce about a 25 year old man who has isolated been from society by two scheming old women who plan to steal his inheritance from his grandfather whom he never met.

  661. El Nino y la niebla, Roberto Gavaldón, Latin Nostalgia (Firm), and Movie-Mex International, 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.

  662. El Norte, Anna Thomas et al., 1 videocassette (141 min.), Farmington Hills, Mich, 1984.
    Notes: Performer Note: Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez, David Villalpando, Ernesto Gómez Cruz
    Added Title: North.
    Abstract: Beginning in the remote jungles of Guatemala, the film chronicles the lives of a brother and sister who, after their father is killed by government soldiers, strike out on a perilous journey to reach the "promised land" in the north, America. Once there, their troubles do not end, for they are "illegals" in an alien culture.

  663. El Nuevo cine latinoamericano New cinema of Latin America, Michael Chanan et al., 2 videocassettes (168 min.), New York, N.Y., 1983.
    Notes: Contents: I. Cine humilde = Cinema of the humble -- II. El largo camino = The long road
    Added Title: New Cinema of Latin America
    Added Title: Cine humilde
    Added Title: Cinema of the humble
    Added Title: Largo camino
    Added Title: Long road.
    Abstract: Part I traces the origins and development of the new cinema movement in the countries of Latin American from the early 1950s to the present and examines its political and social themes. In part II the political and cultural dimensions of the new cinema since the 1960s are explored in greater detail. Examines the new cinema's political concerns, its desire to give expression to the traditional cultures, national identities, and everyday experiences of Latin Americans, and the growing prominence of feminist cinema. Both parts include commentary by directors and others active in the new cinema movement and excerpts from numerous films.

  664. El organillero, Antonio Espino et al., 1 videocassette (96 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Antonio Espino "Clavillazo," Veronica Loyo, Armando Arriola.
    Abstract: Rebecca, a beautiful singer, goes out with the producer of her shows, but she is actually in love with another man in the show and tells him so. While Rebecca, the producer, her sweetheart and another cast member are at the show, a young woman, Rosia, comes to the table to collect money for the organist, Clavillaso. Rebecca complains and Rosia is thrown out. Clavillaso and Rosia are in love with each other, though Clavillaso won't tell her. He takes in a old man who turns out to be a music teacher; the teacher claims he can make Rosia a great singer.

  665. El otro Cristóbal, Armand Gatti et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Paris, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jean Bouise, Alden Knight, Bertina Acevedo, Eduardo Manet, Agustín Campos, Eslinda Nuñez.
    Abstract: A fable based in Latin American and Cuban traditions, as well as Gulliver's travels, full of fantastic characters and situations. There is a god, Olofi, a dictator, Anastasio, and Cristobal. The dictator seizes the heavens and brings down Olofi. Cristobal and his people strive the dictator and release the heavens.

  666. El Otro Francisco The other Francisco, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), New York, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Miguel Benavides, Ramoncito Veloz, Alina Sánchez, Adolfo Llaurado, Héctor Quintero (as narrator)
    Added Title: The other Francisco.
    Abstract: A socio-economic analysis of slavery and class struggle through the retelling of the original novel.

  667. El Otro lado The other side, Danny Lyon and Bleak Beauty Video (Firm), 1 videocassette (60 min.), Clintondale, N.Y, 1979.
    Notes: Added Title: The Other side.
    Abstract: Deep in Mexico, two brothers, a father and friends leave for work. They ride a bus 1300 miles north and cross into the United States by walking through the desert. They call the U.S. el otro lado, or, the other side.

  668. El Pájaro de la felicidad, Pilar Miró et al., 1 videocassette (122 min.), Madrid, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mercedes Sampietro, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, José Sacristán.
    Abstract: Carmen is a strong and beautiful woman approaching fifty. At a dinner at her son's house, Carmen's son reproaches her for the way she has leds her life. When she leaves the apartment, preparing to get into her car, Carmen is sexually assaulted by a group of hoodlums. Back at home, her significant other, Fernando, seems unable to help her make sense of what has happened. Humiliated and frightened, Carmen checks into a hotel to be alone, and writes a letter to Fernando, in which she explains that she must look back and search for her parents, her first husband, her past.

  669. El palacio negro, Arturo Ripstein et al., 1 videocasssette (105 min.), Mexico, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrators, Margarita Suzan, Miguel Necoechea, Arturo Ripstein.
    Abstract: Director Arturo Ripstein takes the camera inside Mexico City's Lecumberri Prison, a prison built on Jeremy Bentham's Panopticon model. He chronicles the life of the prisoners, from induction to release.

  670. El Páramo de Cumanday, Gabriela Samper, Ray Witlin, and Mady Samper, 1 videocassette (22 min.), Bogota, Colombia, 1999.
    Abstract: A legendary mule driver and a young apprentice are the central figures in this fantasy filmed in the mountains of the Páramo in Colombia, South America.

  671. El Patrullero Highway patrolman, Alex Cox et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 104 min.), United States, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Roberto Sosa, Bruno Bichir, Vanessa Bauche, Zaide Silvia Gutierrez, Pedro Armendariz, Jr., Ernesto Gomez Cruz, Jorge Russek, Karl Baraun.
    Abstract: A top graduate of Mexico's National Highway Patrol Academy, Pedro Rojas, is sent to patrol a desolate highway. He soon succumbs to bribe-taking and corruption, and his life spins dangerously out of control. When his fellow patrolman and friend Anibal is killed by drug smugglers, Pedro becomes hell-bent on revenge.

  672. El pecado de quererte, Gloria Marín et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Gloria Marín, Luis Aldas, José María Linares Rivas.
    Abstract: A convict escapes prison and hides in the home of Graciela while her husband Armando is away. The convict reveals himself, seduces her, and disappears before Armando returns the next day. When the police search the house the next day and Graciela acts strangely around Armando, he convinces a friend to watch her actions while he tries to win back her affections. However, when the convict appears in Armando's office to discuss business and Armando invites him to dinner, tensions increase greatly.

  673. El pecado de ser pobre, José Luis Calderón et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ramón Armengod, Guillermina Grin, Tito Junco, Virginia Serret.
    Abstract: Un ex-presidio trata de reconstruir su vida cantando en un club nocturno para mantener a su hija pero es incriminado por un crimen que no ha cometido por un malvado que pretende a la mujer que ama. An ex-con tries to rehabilitate his life singing at a nightclub to support his daughter, but he is framed by a mobster who wants the woman he loves.

  674. El pendiente, León Klimovsky et al., 1 videocassette XX min.), Argentina, 1951.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mirtha Legrand, José Cibrián, Francisco de Paula.
    Abstract: The heroine falls in love with Luciano Varilla, only to later discover he is being unfaithful. She moves away from town to avoid Luciano because he starts stalking her. She later meets and falls in love with Roberto. Luciano tracks the her down and attempts to blackmail her by using letters that she had written to him while they were involved. Luciano changes the dates on the letters and accuses her of adultery.

  675. El perro del hortelano, Pilar Miró et al., 1 videocassette (109 min.), Madrid?, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Emma Suárez, Carmelo Gómez, Ana Duato, Fernando Conde, Miguel Rellán, Angel de Andrés, Juan Gea, Maite Blasco, Rafael Alonso.
    Abstract: A 17th-century Spanish noblewoman romances her low-born personal secretary, who is in love with her maid.

  676. El pez que fuma, Cesar Bolivar et al., 1 videocassette (121 min.), Venezuela, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Miguelangel Landa, Orlando Urdaneta, Hilda Vera.
    Abstract: A brothel owner's wife stays at home while her husband has a secret affair in the city. His life is in jeopardy because of a business deal gone bad.

  677. El picnic de los Campanelli, Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette (70 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Alberto Anchart, Dorita Burgos, Osvaldo Canonico.
    Abstract: A family picnic turns out to be more than just a day of relaxation. A group of four men end up chasing their stolen suitcase of money that the family has accidently taken on their picnic with them. The men go through many of the day's activities just to get what they want. Still, by the end, everyone ends up content with their day away from the city.

  678. El pijama de Adán, Francisco Mugica, 1 videocassette XX min.), Argentina, 19??

  679. El plagiario!, Zacarias Gomez Urquiza et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Tito Guizar, Carmen Montejo, Arturo Martinez.
    Abstract: A man called "El Ranchero" is working in league with an organized criminal, and both are attracted to a woman named Maria. One evening, El Ranchero's accomplice kidnaps Maria, takes her to his home, and rapes her. Nine months later, about to give birth, she becomes terribly ill. El Ranchero arrives to late with Maria's deaf servant, Conchita, and although the baby lives, Maria dies. El Ranchero takes the baby and Conchita into his care and raises the girl as if she were his hown, By her 20th birthday, however, he still has not allowed her to leave home and treats her rather protectively, fearing she will be exposed to the same evils that ruined her mother's life.

  680. El plano, Julio García Espinosa et al., 1 videocassette (93 min.), S.l, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Miguel Coyula, Carmen Daysi, Basílio García.
    Abstract: The adventures and cinematic experiments of students and their professor at a film school.The episodic story seems to be an investigation of the relationship of film and reality.

  681. El poeta del agua Jorge Rojas, Jorge Rojas et al., 1 videocassette (25 min.), Bogota, Colombia, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Actor, Simon Santander.
    Abstract: Poet Jorge Rojas talks about his life and poetry.

  682. El portón de los sueños vida y obra de Augusto Roa Bastos, Hugo Gamarra Etcheverry et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narration: Augusto Roa Bastos.
    Abstract: Portrait of the writer Augusto Roa Bastos, considered Paraguay's greatest living writer. Roa Bastos narrates a reconstruction of his childhood, mixed in with dramatizations of writings.

  683. El precio de la gloria, Jaime Salvador et al., 1 videocassette (107 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Alfonso Ramirez Calesero, Alicia Ravel, Isabela Corona.
    Abstract: A pair of boys, Alberto and José Luis, are being taught the art of bullfighting. Their mother doesn't want them to be bullfighters, but their grandfather is pushing them to follow the path because he was once a bullfighter. She is afraid they will suffer the same fate as their father who was badly injured and no longer remembered by anyone. They tell her bullfighting is the only way they will be rich and famous enough that she won't have to work so hard to support her family anymore.

  684. El primo Basílio, Carlos de Naraja et al., 1 videocassette (89 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ramón Pereda, Andrea Palma, Joaquín Busquets.

  685. El profesor punk, Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Porcel, Julio de Grazia, Beatríz Salomón.
    Abstract: Amadeo Pancurullo is the music teacher at a coeducational high school. He goes on a camping trip with his students and a few other teachers. Two prisoners who have escaped from jail end up in their midst when they hunt for loot buried just in the center of the camp.

  686. El professor Cero, Luis César Amadori et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pepe Arias, Zully Moreno, Osvaldo Miranda.

  687. El pueblo mexicano que camina, Juan Francisco Urrusti, Instituto Nacional Indigenista (Mexico), and Archivo Filmográfico Audiovisual, 1 videocassette (96 min.), México, D.F, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Benétez, Guillermo Bonfil Batalla, Miguel León Portilla, Alfredo López Austin.
    Abstract: The film explores the cult of Our Lady of Guadalupe or Tonantzin, in the Aztec language. Following the pilgrims, aboriginals, mestizos, criollos and all the others, it traces the historical itinerary--cultural and politicical--of the Mexican people. Through interviews with the worshippers and also with historians, priests, anthropologists and psychologists, the fabric of the religious syncretism in Mexican culture is analyzed, exploring the relationship between collective unconscious and the history of the country.

  688. El Quijote, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra et al., 2 videocassettes (267 min.), Madrid, 1991.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Rey, Alfredo Landa, Francisco Merino, José Luis Pellicena.
    Abstract: The adventures of the legendary 'hidalgo' Don Quixote as written by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.

  689. El rapido de las 9:15, Alejandro Galindo et al., 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Virginia Fabregas, Miguel Inclan, Alfredo del Diestro.
    Abstract: The lives of a number of people--newlyweds, businessmen and others--intersect when they board the 9:15 express train along with a group of criminals who are fleeing on the same train.

  690. El rayo de Sinaloa Heraclio Bernal, Julián S González et al., 1 videocassette (66 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Antonio R. Fausto, Amparo Arozamena, Raúl de Anda.
    Abstract: The curious biography of Heraclio Bernal, generous bandit.

  691. El rebelde, Jaime Salvador et al., 1 videocassette (114 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Negrete, Maria Elena Marques, Julio Villarreal.
    Abstract: It is the late 19th century after the overthrow of Emperor Maximilian. Don Pablo throws parties (tertulias) and plays practical jokes on his guest, who don't always appreciate them. Don Antonio is one who doesn't find them amusing and in retaliation, says that the saddle that Don Pablo claims belonged to Herman Cortes is not authentic. Don Pablo attacks Don Antonio, who merely says he should watch himself. Later, Don Pablo goes to make peace with Don Antonio, but someone shoots at him and a feud ensues.

  692. El Rebozo de Soledad, Arturo de Cordova and P Armendariz, 1 videocassette (120 min.).

  693. El reincidente soy un delincuente, parte 2, Clemente de la Cerda et al., 1 videocassette (96 min.), Venezuela, Chorilllos, Peru, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Manuel Ferreira, María Escalona, Haydee Balza.
    Abstract: A sequel to de la Cerda's dramatization of Ramón Antonio Brizuela's Soy un delincuente, a testimonial of his brutal life on the streets and in the jails of one of the most populous Latin American cities. In this film Brizula, instead of escaping the streets, returns to new romantic conquests, new assaults, new prosecutions, and new incarcerations. Everything goes wrong in his life and he seems destined to die young.

  694. El rencor de la tierra, Rita Macedo et al., 1 videocassette (93 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rita Macedo, Isabela Corona, Carlos L. Moctezuma.
    Abstract: Class tensions are inflamed in a dispute over rights to the water supply between a rich landowner and a poor farming community. When the patrón's workers desert him, his pampered daughter attempts to cultivate the land herself, with little success. She refuses to accept the help of a man from the farming community who takes and interest in her, making the situation more tense.

  695. El reñidero, René Mugica et al., 1 videocassette (65 min.), Montevideo, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Alfredo Alcón, Francisco Petrone, Jorge Salcedo.
    Abstract: Wealthy Argentine ranch owner, Don Pancho Morales, gets mysteriously murdered. His emotionally disturbed daughter, Elena, who was in love with him convinces her brother Orestes that her mother and the groundskeeper, Soriano, were responsible for the murder. Orestes is faced with the decision of avenging his father or believing the truth that his mother tells him.

  696. El retrato, Carlos Schlieper et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mirtha Legrand, Juan Carlos Thorry, Alberto Bello.

  697. El rey de patagonia, Stephàne Kurc et al., 1 videocassette (118 min.), Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Omar Sharif, Carla Gravina, Frederic van den Driesseche.
    Abstract: Antoine de Tounens, also known as Orélie-Antoine (or Orllie-Antoine), a young French solicitor from Périgaux, embarked on an adventure in Patagonia in 1857. He saw a chance to fulfil his destiny by proclaiming himself king of Patagonia-Araucania, composing a constitution, and asserting independence from Chile. With the aid of Kipeyan, his native Minister of War, he found support in the Patagonian natives, who had suffered under successive invaders--the Incas in the 15th century, the Spaniards in the 16th-17th century, and then the Chileans. He exploited a legend which prophecied that a white man would join them in fighting off his brother invaders. When Chile moved against him and his subjects, he promised help from France--help which never materialized. Soon the Kingdom of Patagonia-Auracania collapsed, and with it, King Orélie-Antoine I.

  698. El rey del barrio, Felipe Meir et al., 1 videocassette (99 min.), Madera, Calif, 1984.
    Notes: Performer Note: Germán Valdez, Silvia Pinal, Tongolele.
    Abstract: A poor railroad employee doubles as a modern Robin Hood on the street.

  699. El Rey pasmado, Maria Barranco et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Madrid, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria Barranco, Joaquim de Almeida, Laura del Sol.
    Abstract: It is the 17th century and the king of Spain is a young man, inexperienced in politics and love. Nevertheless, he soon discovers a world of new sensations in the arms of Marfisa, one of the most beautiful prostitutes of the court. The news runs from mouth to mouth, filtering through the walls of the palace.

  700. El Romance del palmar, Ramón Peón et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 93 min.), Cuba, 1993?
    Notes: Performer Note: Rita Montaner, Alicia Rico, Margo Alvariño, Lolita Berrio.

  701. El Salvador another Vietnam, Glenn Silber et al., 1 videocassette (53 min.), New York, 1981.
    Notes: Added Title: Salvador, another Vietnam.
    Abstract: Examining the parallels between U.S. military involvement in Southeast Asia and present-day El Salvador, the film recounts the origins of the conflict in El Salvador and follows subsequent developments through May 1981.

  702. El Santo Oficio Holy Office, Arturo Ripstein et al., 1 videocassette (131 min.), Mexico, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Luke, Diana Bracho, Claudio Brook, Ana Merida.
    Abstract: It is the late 16th century in Mexico and a time of plague. The Holy Office is rooting out heresy and particularly Jews, for the Jews are believed to be responsible for the plague. Friar Gaspár de Carvajal, a monk raised in a monestary since the age of 10, observes his family practicing Jewish burial rites at his father's funeral. He reports his family to the Inquisition and they are arrested. One brother escapes to Spain, but the rest are imprisoned until they recant. The other brother, Luis, recants because he has a vision that he should call himself José Lubroso and that he will father the Messiah. Although the family is free, suspicion is upon them and Luis's actions threaten to bring the Holy Office wrath.

  703. El secreto de la monja, Lupita Gallardo et al., 1 videocassette (81 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Lupita Gallardo, José Crespo, René Cardona.
    Abstract: A swashbuckling adventure set in 17th century Mexico.

  704. El Secreto De La Solterona, Jose Cibrian and Sara García, 1 videocassette (105 min.).

  705. El Seminarista, Roberto Rodriguez et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 95 min.), México, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Infante, Silvia Derbez, Fernándo Soto (Mantequilla), Katy Jurado, Arturo Soto Rangel.
    Abstract: Miguel (Infante) returns to his village from seminary school accompanied by Toño (Mantequilla), his worshipful friend from the seminary. He visits his womanizing and pandering uncle Pancho (Soto Rangel) who tells Miguel that he's not quite a man and gets Toño involved in his carousing. Miguel teaches in a girls' school. Many complications arise with jealous lovers, loose women, and various temptations.

  706. El señor gobernador, Ernesto Cortazar et al., 1 videocassette (75 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Aguilar, Rita Maceo, Mauricio Garces.
    Abstract: Fortunato Pastrana, a state governor, tells his constituents he is just like them: he was once a poor man who fell in love with a hacienda patron's daughter, but to no avail. Now that he is governor, he is redistributing land to the poor and providing water, food and schools. His policies have earned him many enemies, including the Don Hermosillo, the hacienda owner, who sends his daughter to warn Pastrana to change his policies.

  707. El sexto sol rebelión maya en Chiapas, Saul Landau, Meridian Productions, Inc, and Corporation for Public Broadcasting, 1 videocassette (56 min.), S.l, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Eliana Loveluck, narrator ; Jorge Rivera, voice of the men.
    Abstract: An examination of the events during and following the peasant uprising in Chiapas in 1994.

  708. El siglo del viento, Fernando Birri et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Uruguay, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrator: Eduardo Galeano.
    Abstract: Based on the third vol. of Eduardo Galeano's "Memorias del fuego," the film attempts to encompasses the entire experience of Latin America in the 20th century through archival films, animation, and interviews. Located somewhere between fact and fiction, the films explores such topics as urban violence, the conquest of the city by automobiles, the Brazilian farmers' movement Sin Terra, and the Zapatistas, the first postmodern Internet guerrillas.

  709. El Signo de la muerte, Felipe Mier et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 100 min.), México, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Cantinflas, Manuel Medel, Elena D'Orgaz, Carlos Orellana, Thomas Perrin, Jr.
    Abstract: A series of adventures in which Cantinflas finds himself unexpectedly immersed in a criminal ring which brutally murders innocent young ladies.

  710. El silencio de Neto The silence of Neto, Luis Argueta et al., 1 videocassette (106 min.) : sd., col, New York, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: Oscar Javier Almengor, Eva Tamargo Lemus, Herbert Meneses, Julio Díaz.
    Abstract: A middle class boy's coming of age in Guatemala during the political turmoil of 1954. He feels a close connection with his uncle Ernesto, a dreamer and traveler who teaches him his insistence upon the danger of keeping silent and not speaking out against lies and injustice.

  711. El sol sale para todos, Víctor Urruchúa et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fermín Rivera, Gloria Márin, Alicia Neira, Katy Jurado.
    Abstract: Juan Mendoza, in his first bullfight, is gored by the bull and severely injured. Amparo visits him and recalls how they met in a cabaret. She recalls how they began meeting regularly, though she was a prostitute and he had little money. After Amparo convinced Juan to lend her some money, she told him she wished not to see him any more and they separated. Juan decided to try his hand at bullfighting in an attempt to earn a more substantial living, thus leading to his injury.

  712. El soltero, Carlos F Borcosque et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 198-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Claudio García Satur, Fernanda Mistral, Enrique Almada.
    Abstract: Raúl is a single man who has many problems. He likes women, but can not seem to settle down. His ex-girlfriend Marta was not enough for him and he could not commit to her. Meanwhile, his mother and friends keep trying to get him to move on in life. After many setbacks, including leaving his girlfriend, getting robbed, arguments with his family, and losing other women, Raul must really decide what is best for him.

  713. El solterón, Fernando Mujica et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Enrique Serrano, Juan Carlos Thorry, Fanny Navarro.
    Abstract: Tomasito is a bachelor and a member of an old family who lives in the center of the city, uncontaminated by ideas about the night life. He travels to Europe and discovers a new world in the temptations of the Old World. Many years later, he discovers he has a 30 year-old son and decides to help him avoid the depths to which he, himself fell.

  714. El sube y baja, Cantinflas and Posa Films, 1 videocassette (VHS).
    Notes: Performer Note: Mario Moreno Cantinflas.
    Abstract: A salesman in a sporting goods store moves from salesman to elevator operator thanks to his foulups, thus the title "He goes up and down.". Un empleado juguetón de un almacén de deportes es enviado a Acapulco donde se le confunde a él con un deportista famoso.

  715. El Super, Leon Ichaso et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), New York, N.Y, 1989.
    Notes: Performer Note: Raymundo Hidalgo-Gato, Zully Montero, Reynaldo Medina, Elizabeth Peña.
    Abstract: A view of Cuban exiles living in a basement apartment during a snowy winter in New York. El Super is the story of Roberto, a superintendent, who dreams of his warm and friendly homeland, and stubbornly refuses to assimilate into the new culture.

  716. El superflaco, Miguel M Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (77 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Evangelina Elizondo, Pompin Iglesias, Wolf Ruvinskis.
    Abstract: Pompís is an employee in a sporting goods store who, despite his efforts, is extremely weak, and his life suffers for it. He pines over beautiful women but is ignored by them, and his only admirer is his modest neighbor and coworker, whom he generally ignores. When one day he becomes inebriated as a way to forget his problems, a strange scientist injects him with a solution designed to bring strength. The next morning he is somehow inhumanly strong, breaking metallic objects on contact and fending off three professional fighters who insult him. He is an instant sensation, yet he forgets about his only real friend.

  717. El superloco, Juan José Segura et al., 1 videocassette (65 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Leopoldo "Chato" Ortin, Carlos Villarías, Aurorita Campuzano.
    Abstract: A drunken and neurotic Doctor Sostenes has no trouble publicly humiliating himself: his friends regularly help him home drunk and he has no shame dressing like a woman at a public swimming pool. He is, however, the only person that is suspicious of the mysterious Dr. Dienys, who uses humans in his medical experiments. Set upon using the young Margarita, fiancee of his colleague Alberto, Dr. Dienys carries her favor and makes Alberto a bit nervous. Doctor Sostenes, without proof to accuse Doctor Dienys of anything, can only watch him closely.

  718. El Tango es una historia, Gastón Martínez Matiella et al., 1 videocassette (55 min., 35 sec.), New York, 1983.
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan Rodríguez Yerena
    Added Title: Tango is also a history.
    Abstract: Examines the tango as an embodiment of the character of the Argentine people and as a reflection of Argentina's history. Traces the origin of the tango in the melding of indigenous gaucho music and the musics of Argentina's European and African immigrants in the 19th century and demonstrates how tango lyrics have always been used to express popular views on political and social issues. Includes interviews with and perfomances by noted tango musicians Astor Piazzola and Osvaldo Pugliese.

  719. El tango vuelve a Paris, Manuel Romero et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Alberto Castillo, Aníbal Triolo, Severo Fernández.
    Abstract: In this sequel to Romero's Tres anclados en Paris, a singer goes to Paris to introduce the tango to the City of Light. While he is there, he falls in love.

  720. El tesorio de Pancho Villa, Antonio Frausto et al., 1 videocassette (66 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Antonio Frausto, Raúl de Anda, Victoria Blanco.
    Abstract: While burying treasures plundered by Pancho Villa, a Mexican officer is shot and sent awy on his horse to the U.S. Recovering from his wounds on an American ranch, the officer falls in love with the owner's daughter, but must return to Mexico to reclaim the buried treasure.

  721. El tigre de Jalisco, Beatriz Aguirre et al., 1 videocassette (93 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Beatriz Aguirre, Delia Magaña, Armando "El Chicote" Soto La Marina.
    Abstract: The son of a high government official in Jalisco, also an assistant to his father, fabricates rumors about a vicious bandit labeled "The Tiger of Jalicso" by the press. The rumors draw extra monetary support from the governor and tourists all the way from America, making the rumor profitable for everyone. The official's son must then find a way to expose the truth without ruining his father's career.

  722. El tío disparaté, Palito Ortega et al., 1 videocassette (81 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Carlitos Bala, Las Trillizas de Oro, Javier Portales, Iris Laínez.

  723. El tropero ; 21 días, Ildefonso Beceiro et al., 1 videocassette (21 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: 21 días: Martita Lujan, Carment Ferrod, Andrés Redondo
    Contents: El tropero (8 min. ; b&w) -- 21 días (13 min. ; col.).
    Abstract: Two short films by Urugayan filmmaker Ildefonso Beceiro. El tropero attempts to evoke the men whose work was a fundamental factor in the country's economic development. 21 días tells the story of a young girl who takes her beloved chicken to market.

  724. El túnel, León Klimovsky et al., 1 videocassette (94 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Laura Hidalgo, Carlos Thompson, Santiago Gómez Cou, Bemardo Perrone, Maruja Gil Quesada, Pascual Pellicciotta, Ricardo Lavié. Enrique Fava, Margarita Burke, Fausto Padul, Alfredo Distasio, luan Ehlelt, Guillermo Witte, Inés dc Tolosa.
    Abstract: Adapted from the novel of the same title by Ernesto Sabato, about a painter who kills the woman he loves.

  725. El ultimo cuplé, Saa Montiel et al., 1 videocassette (114 min.), México, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Sarita Montiel, Armando Calvo.
    Abstract: A musical drama featuring a tragic love story. Relates a singer's rise to fame and her subsequent downfall because of the death of her lover. She manages to return to the stage only to die after her first public performance.

  726. El último perro, Lucas Demare et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Hugo del Carril, Nelly Heden, Nelly Panizza.
    Abstract: When María Faviana was a little girl, Indians killed everyone in her family, but her father put her on a horse in hopes that she would be found. She ends up at a small community where they take her in. As she grows up, María is faced with the threat of Indians, the jealousy of other men in the village, and the loss of her family. When another family is attacked, a small girl is orphaned, and so María takes her in and together the two of them try to survive as best they can.

  727. El último viaje de Robert Rylands, Gracia Querejeta et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Spain, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ben Cross, Cathy Underwood, Kenneth Colley.
    Abstract: Robert Rylands, professor and archaeologist, of whom no one at Oxford University has heard anything since his unusual disappearance ten years earlier, returns suddenly on the eve of his seventieth birthday. On his arrival Rylands makes a voluntary statement to the local police, detailing the truth of his disappearance and the complex mystery at its core. His narrative becomes the thread which links the past and the present, and its effect is to reverberate dramatically through his circle of friends and former lovers. Through Ryland's memory we get to know the red-haired Jill, her daughter Sue, the Indian house keeper Ahria, the black student Abraham Jones and the Spaniard Juan Noguera, recently arrived to teach literature. Above all Rylands' reminiscences lead us to his former friend Alfred Cromer-Blake, and reveals the close bond and secret that binds the two men - until their last journey.

  728. El valor de vivir, Arturo Cordova et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Arturo de Cordova, Rosita Quintana, Maria Douglas.
    Abstract: A young dancer, Elia, is in love with a famous and handsome concert pianist, Fernando Aibaros, but he doesn't even know she exists. Sr. Aibara, whose wife Laura is German, is arrested and charged with espionage and Aibara's lawyer tells him that it was probably his wife's doing, since she selected his music and now doesn't hesitate to divorce him. Aibara is given 8 years in prison and while he is there, he recalls catching his wife with a list of names of people in 4 countries, but she made an excuse. The head guard believes him guilty and treats him harshly. Elia writes him anonymously to tell him she believes he's innocent.

  729. El Verano de la Señora Forbes The Summer of Miss Forbes, Jaime Humberto Hermosillo et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), New York, NY, 1991.
    Notes: Performer Note: Hanna Schygulla (Institutriz), Francisco Gattorno (Aquiles), Alexis Castañares (Sandro), Víctor Cesar Villalobos (Mauricio), Guadalupe Sandoval (La Madre), Fernando Balzaretti (Eduardo), Yuriria Munguia (Cocinera)
    Added Title: The Summer of Miss Forbes.
    Abstract: Miss Forbes is a governess hired to look after two boys whose parents have taken a six-week vacation. By day, she runs the household with oppressive discipline. By night, she gets drunk on tequila. The boys spy on her nighttime binges and fantasize about her brutal death. But their plans for her death are not as grim as her ultimate fate.

  730. El verano del potro, Andre Melançon et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Héctor Alterio, Alexandra London-Thompson, Juan de Benedictis.
    Abstract: Daniel, Laura, and Felipe go to their grandparents' house every summer. This summer, Daniel (the oldest boy) really wants to break in a wild horse and learn to ride him. However, Martín, a close childhood friend that lives with his family on the same ranch, gets a little jealous because he wants the horse. Meanwhile, Laura tries to understand why her grandfather seems not to love her anymore. By the end of the summer, frienships are renewed and family ties are made stronger.

  731. El verso, Santiago Carlos Oves et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Brandoni, Virginia Lago,Tincho Zabala.
    Abstract: Juan lives off the "hustle," that is, telling stories, his gift of gab, selling apples for oranges, knife sharpeners to bus riders. He is not worthy of admiration or pity. He is a human being whose life took a bad turn. His middle-class aspirations crushed by unemployment, he makes a living selling coffee in the streets. He has learned to live from the distinguished art of "hustling." Juan makes believe that he deceives everyone -- his "clients," his wife Rosa, his lover Myriam , even the "Rumanian" who refuses to extend him any more credit, but in reality Juan deceives no one. This Argentinean institution is a house of cards which crumbles on its own, and Juan, with his dream of becoming a radio commentator ("imagine, they pay you just for talking!"), must face reality.

  732. El viaje, Francisco Mugica et al., 1 videocassette, Buenos Aires, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Mirtha Legrand, Roberto Airaldi, Aída Luz.

  733. El Viaje The voyage, Fernando E Solanes et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 133 min.), United Kingdom, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Walter Quiroz, Soledad Alfaro, Ricardo Bartis.
    Abstract: In this companion piece to Solanas' films Tangos and Sur, 17 yr. old Martin sets out an odyssey through Latin America to find his father, last heard of working as an anthropologist in Brazil. He hopes his journey will serve as an important rite of passage to resolve his search for his identity. He sets out by bicycle, wending his way from Tierra del Fuego to Peru, the Andes highlands, and then on to the Amazon, finally reaching the Brazilian gold mine where his father now works as a prospector. Along the epic journey, Martin experiences Latin American reality and myth, and witness the absurdities and contradictions which the director, Fernando Solanas, believes represent modern-day Argentina.

  734. El viejo doctor, Mario Soffici et al., 1 videocassette (76 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Enrique Muiño, Alicia Vignoli, Angel Magaña.
    Abstract: An old, traditional doctor comes into conflict with a young doctor with new medical ideas and practices.

  735. El viejo Hucha, Lucas Demare et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Enrique Muiño, Francisco Petrone, Nuri Montse.
    Abstract: A wealthy Argentine businessman and father of six, shelters his children and is very strict with them. All that he wishes is for them to be successful and safe, but he alienates them in the process. Humberto, the eldest son leads a lifestyle of a gambling mobster just to spite his father.

  736. El Willy y la Myriam, David Benavente et al., 1 videocassette (22 min.), New York, N.Y, 1984.
    Notes: Added Title: Willy and Miriam
    Added Title: Willy & Miriam.
    Abstract: A portrait, illustrating the social conditions among the urban poor in Latin America, of a young couple with two children living in Santiago, Chile. Poverty and frequent unemployment are among the conditions that eventually bring about the breakup of their family.

  737. El Zorro pierde el pelo, Mario C Lugones et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pepe Iglesias, Fidel Pintos, María Esther Gamas.

  738. Elba Esther Gordillo, la audacia, Elba Esther Gordillo, Denise Maerker, and Once TV (Mexico City, Mexico), 1 videocassette (56 min.), México, D.F, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Guest, Elba Esther Gordillo; interviewer, Denise Maerker.
    Abstract: An interview with Mexican politician Elba Esther Gordillo, who discusses her life and work and the position of women in politics in Mexico today.

  739. Elecciones a documentary, Mario Handler, 1 videocassette (36 min.), Urugay, 1967.

  740. Elisa Benavides el imperativo moral, Elisa Benavides, Denise Maerker, and Once TV (Mexico City, Mexico), 1 videocassette (55 min.), México, D.F, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Guest, Elisa Benevides; interviewer, Denise Maerker.
    Abstract: An interview with Elisa Benavides, who spent 15 years living clandestinely among the Indians of Chiapas.

  741. Elisa, vida mia, Carlos Saura et al., 1 videocassette (125 min.), Santa Monica CA, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: Geraldine Chaplin, Fernando Rey.
    Abstract: Elisa and her father, a famous novelist, are reunited after twenty years. In an isolated farmhouse in Segovia they discuss their problems. A psychological, introspective drama.

  742. Elizabeth, Cate Blanchett et al., 1 videodisc (124 min.), New York, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Fiennes, Richard Attenborough, John Gielgud.
    Abstract: Queen Elizabeth I must learn to weigh her counsel carefully and ignore her private yearnings if she is to keep her crown--and her head. A thriller of intrigue in the court of one of history's greatest monarchs.

  743. Ella y yo, Miguel M Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (99 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Armendáriz, Miroslava, Miguel Aceves Mejia.
    Abstract: On her way to Mexico City to marry her fiancé (a professional golfer), a beautiful young woman has car trouble and is forced to take a bus, on which she meets Don Pedro, a ranch owner from a small provincial town. Because of an accident on the road, the woman must stay in his town, in a seedy hotel full of animals. Although interested in Pedro, she soon learns that he is somewhat of a local playboy, and she treats him with disapproval despite his efforts to charm her. Pedro takes this in stride, and watches as she becomes used to small town life.

  744. Ellos nos hicieron así, Mario Soffici et al., 1 videocassette (94 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Olga Zubarry, Alberto Mendoza, Golde Flami.
    Abstract: Manuel, a smart and handsome young man, is in love with Francisca. Unfortunately, Manuel's father bvegins to suffer from arthritis and Manuel must postpone school in order to run his father's business. Upon learning this, Francisca chooses another man and leaves Manuel in the past. A series of unhappy events convinces Francisca of her mistake, and she seeks out Manuel once more.

  745. Elpidio Valdés contra dolar y cañón, Adalberto Hernández et al., 1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (ca. 80 min.), Cuba, Cuba?, 1983.
    Notes: Performer Note: Voices: Frank González, Maria Eugenia García, Manuel Marín
    Added Title: Elpidio Valdés vs. guns and money.

  746. Elvia the fight for land and liberty in Honduras, Elvia Alvarado et al., 1 videocassette (27 min.), San Francisco, CA, 1988.
    Abstract: Chronicles the work of Elvia Alvarado, a Honduran woman peasant activist, in getting the peasants, including the peasant women, of Honduras to, in light of the failure of the Honduran government to implement its own land-reform statute, take over the land themselves and set up a land-reform program of their own, in order to better their economic situation.

  747. Emiliano Zapata, Antonio Aguilar et al., 1 videocassette (145 min.), Madera, Calif, 1985.
    Notes: Performer Note: Antonio Aguilar, Jaime Fernandez, Mario Almada, Patricia Aspillaga.
    Abstract: "The heroic and vilent [sic] drama of one of the greatest men in the history of the Mexican Revolution, Zapata."--External container.

  748. The Empowerment Project presents the Panama deception, David Kasper et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), Los Angeles, CA, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Elizabeth Montgomery
    Added Title: The Panama deception.
    Abstract: This provocative, opinionated film about the U.S. invasion of Panama in December 1989 explores the political relationship between the two countries both before and after the military action. It criticizes the media for uncritically reporting the administration's version of the action. It claims that the American people were lied to about the action, the real purpose of which was to insure continued U.S. control of Panama and the canal.

  749. En cada feria un amor, Rogelio A Gonzalez et al., 1 videocassette (72 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Julio Aldama, Alfredo Sadel, Olivia Michel.
    Abstract: Three charismatic gambling friends visit a Northern Mexican town to try their luck, and all three are immediately taken with the wealthy niece of a local entrepreneur. All take turns wooing this beautiful Lupana, yet she remains somewhat apathetic to their attempts. The whole affair grows into a feud between the friends, and they take pains to defame each other in any way possible. Unsure that the three men are not solely motivated by her money, Lupana devises a plan to determine which is actually in love with her.

  750. En el aire On the air /c El Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos ; argumento, Aida Bahr ; dramaturgia, Ana Cecilia Fuentes ; guión, Aida Bahr, Pastor Vega ; dirección, Pastor Vega ; productor, José R. Perez, Aida Bähr et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), New York, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Susana Tejera, Omar Moyrello, Raul Pomares.
    Abstract: A small radio station in communist Cuba is looking for new and original programming. A young man, Daniel, begins a show which takes him all over Cuba for live interviews. Various tensions occur between the traditional broadcasters and the younger breed, and also between Daniel and his contemporary Ana who have differences over what constitutes good program content. Finally they become good friends and the radio show continues.

  751. En el nombre del hijo, Jorge Polaco et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 88 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Margot Moreyra, Ariel Bonomi, Fernando Madanes.
    Abstract: "This is a family chonicle without any concessions, where everything happens like newspaper headlines. Its characters are purely Argentinean and they offer a range of perversions representative of our repressive society. Those characters get universialized in the great conflicts of Man: identiry, loneliness, sex, madness and death. A mother and her son and the different forms of overprotection: rejection, jealously, complicity and aversion. Two people who are seemingly adrift, with autonomous, but compromised identies." --Jorge Polaco.

  752. En el país de los orichas, Elio Ruíz et al., 1 videocassette (58 min.), Cuba, s.l., 1993?
    Abstract: Documentary presents the viewer with several examples of Cuban folk dances. Includes interviews with experts in the field.

  753. En el viejo Buenos Aires, Antonio Momplet et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Liberdad Lamarque, Luis Aldas, Orestes Caviglia, Elsa O'Connor.

  754. En la B.C.G. no engorda, Jorge Esmoris et al., 1 videocassette (33 min.), Montevideo Uruguay, 198?
    Notes: Performer Note: Antimurga BCG.
    Abstract: Musical-theatrical production filled with black and irreverent humor. The background of the production is the Uruguayan carnival to which the comedic group is travelling on a bus. The comedy pokes fun at insanity in general and the Uruguayan national character in particular.

  755. En la mitad del mundo, Ramón Pereda et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ernesto Alban, Andres Soler, Rita Macedo.
    Abstract: Don Mentura, an educated husband and father, is reduced to disguising himself as a blind beggar in order to support his family. Whatever he does and wherever he goes, bad luck is his curse: buildings burn, accidents occur , employees strike. He and his family move to a new city, try to escape his reputation, where Don Mentura meet a wealthy old friend. The bad luck, however, continues, making life difficult for everyone with whom he comes in contact.

  756. En la palma de tu mano, Oscar J Brooks et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Madera, Calif, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Arturo de Cordoba, Andrea Palma, Carmen Montejo.
    Abstract: Story of an ambitious fortune teller who tries to blackmail a beautiful murderess and her lover, becoming involved in a web of crime.

  757. En los altos de Jalisco, Chano Urueta et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Tito Guizar, Blanca Estela Pavon, Tito Junco.
    Abstract: A leader of a revolutionary group named Juan Chavez takes care of his younger brother, Efren, who is only part of the group to have fun. Efren goes to a party in town and begins to be abusive with some women; when the brother of one of the women tries to defend his sister, Efren kills him. The murdered man's sister is now out for revenge and Juan doesn't know what happened. She finds out that Efren has a girlfriend in town and will wait to take revenge until he visits her.

  758. En memoria de Paulina, Alejandro Areal Vélez et al., 1 videocassette (54 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Cecilia Biagni, Marcelo Silva, Luis Rubio, Leandro Bardach.
    Abstract: Carlo is in love with Paulina, but he takes up an offer to study abroad. At a party the last night before he leaves, Julio Montaro, an acquaintance, offers to accompany Paulina home. Carlo hears nothing from Paulina for two years, then when he returns to Argentina, she suddenly reappears and they have a passionate meeting. Just as suddenly, she is gone again. When he tells his friend, Morgan, about seeing Paulina, Morgan informs him that Montaro murdered her the night of the party and is in prison.

  759. En Praga, Mario Handler and Universidad de la República (Uruguay), 1 videocassette (15 min.), Uruguay, 1964.

  760. En un burro tres baturros, José Benavides et al., 1 videocassette (118 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carlos Orellana, Sara García, Joaquin Pardave.
    Abstract: Three young Spanish men, frustrated with the lack of opportunity in the Spanish countryside, leave for Mexico around the turn of the century. Although one dies during the journey, the other two buy plots of land and gradually build their fortunes. Many years later, their children have not learned the value of hard work and commitment by which their immigrant parents live.

  761. Enamorada, Emilio Fernández et al., 1 videocassette (99 min.), Madera, CA, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria Felix, Pedro Armendariz, Fernando Fernandez.
    Abstract: A rich man's daughter is sought after by a revolutionary general during the Mexican Revolution of 1910. Based loosely on Shakespeare's "The taming of the shrew".

  762. Encadenado, Enrique de Rosas et al., 1 videocassette, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Enrique de Rosas, Alita Roman, E. Raquen.

  763. Encrucijada, Esther Fernández et al., 1 videocassette (101 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Esther Fernandez, Fernando Fernandez, Victor Junco.
    Abstract: Two adventurers arrive in a small town in the Sierra Madre where they become involved with an unscrupulous mine owner. Both fall in love with a woman who is trying to bring justice against the mine owner.

  764. Encuentros muy cercanos con señoras de cualquier tipo, Hugo Moser et al., 1 videocassette (84 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Alberto Olmedo, Jorge Porcel, Moria Casán.
    Abstract: A business man hires two comedians to close a deal with some clients in exchange for financing their own theater. The comedians convince two aspiring actresses to pose as their wives. The comedians at last gain their own theater but only after many adventures.

  765. Enredando sombras Entangling shadows, Producciones Amaranta and Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía, 1 videocassette (92 min.), Mexico, 1998.
    Abstract: A survey of Latin America cinema's first 100 years. Producciones Amaranta, together with the Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía, gathered clips of films from all over Latin America, beginning with the earliest silent shorts through contemporary and experimental works. Contemporary directors speak on the history and current state of Latin America cinema.

  766. Ensayo de un crimen The Criminal life of Archibaldo de la Cruz, Luis Buñuel et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), New York, N.Y, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ernesto Alfonso, Miroslava Stern, Ariadna Welter, Rita Macedo
    Added Title: Criminal life of Archibaldo de la Cruz.
    Abstract: Archibaldo's criminal life began on the eve of the Mexican Revolution when he wished his nanny dead. A bullet blasted through the window and killed her. Thus begins his life of murder, alleged murder and insanity.

  767. Enseñame a besar, Rosario Granados et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rosario Granados, Carlos Navarro, Carlos Cores.
    Abstract: A young man named Fernando is headed for Madrid to marry Emilia, the daughter of his father's business partner, a woman whom he hasn't seen for 10 years. On the coach to Madrid, he meets and falls in love with a young woman, so the marriage doesn't come off. Fernando's father has another business associate whose daughter, Marina was supposed to marry a young man from Madrid, but she marries her father's lawyer instead. Fernando's and Marina's fathers plan to have their remaining children marry when they grow up and join the business. Time passes, wedding plans are made, but the daughter's secretary, Enrique, is in love with her, as is another man who constantly woos her.

  768. Entelequia, Juan Albert Salazar, Ricardo Sánchez, and Chispa (Firm), 1 videocassette (17 min.), Salt Lake City, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Poet: Ricardo Sánchez.
    Abstract: The purpose of the film is to explore the Chicano mentality. It begins with the shooting of Santos Rodríguez, an innocent child, and, by abstracting this scene, the emotional impact is lost to a more analytical examination of the whys and hows raised by such a situation.

  769. Entre dos amores Porfiro Díaz, Raphael J Sevilla et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: José Luis Jimenez, David Silva, Virgina Serret.
    Abstract: A moving account of the heroic exploits of Profiro Díaz in the days before he become president of Mexico.

  770. Entre el diable y los tigres Between the devil and the tigers, Patricia Leal et al., 1 videocassette (120 min.), San Francisco, CA, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Patricia Leal, Louis Echegoyen, Mario Fernando, Manuel Obando
    Added Title: Between the devil and the tigers.
    Abstract: Depicts the peasant struggle to live in peace and to work the land, caught between the oppression of the government and the desperate behavior of the guerillas. A peasant's testimony of the years of "La Violencia" in Colombia 1946-1965.

  771. Entre tinieblas Dark habits, Carmen Maura et al., 1 videocassette (116 min.), New York, N.Y, 1984.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carmen Maura, Cristina S. Pascual, Julieta Serrano, Marisa Paredes, Chus Lampreave.
    Abstract: Yolanda, a nightclub singer who goes on the 'lam' after her lover dies of a drug overdose, takes refuge in the Convent of the Humble Redeemers. The nuns have their own problems with the Church, with the law and with their benefactor.

  772. Entre tu amor y el cielo, Roberto Cañedo et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rosario Granados, Robert Cañedo, Rodolfo Acosta, Armando "Chicote" Soto La Marina, Doña Prudencia Grifell, Andres Soler.
    Abstract: A captivating and intense story of a woman obsessed by her love for a young priest who has left every human desire in order to serve God by helping his fellowmen. He must risk his reputation and his own life to save her from prostitution and crime.

  773. Environment under fire ecology and politics in Central America, Mark Dworkin et al., 1 videocassette (27 min.), Oakland, CA, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jackie Rolland.
    Abstract: Examines the way export crops, pesticides and war contribute to mass poverty and ecological destruction in Central America. Discusses the role of U.S. policies in that destruction, and Nicaragua's attempts to preserve the natural environment.

  774. Epopeya de la Revolución Mexicana, Gustavo Carrero et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), México, Madera, Calif, 1991.
    Abstract: Uses footage of contemporary Mexico and from the battlefields of the Mexican Revolution, 1913-1917, to relate the history of the revolution and its impact on Mexico.

  775. Erendira, Alain Queffelean et al., 1 videocassette (103 min.), Los Angeles?, Calif., 198?
    Notes: Performer Note: Irene Papas, Claudia Ohana, Michael Lonsdale, Oliver Wehe.
    Abstract: "A teenage girl is exploited as a sexual slave by her greedy grandmother. But when this third world Cinderella finally meets her Prince Charming, their only escape is to murder grandma, whose lust for life makes her nearly indestructible"--External container.

  776. Ernesto "Che" Guevara le journal de Bolivie = Das bolivianische Tagebuch, Richard Dindo et al., 1 videocassette (94 min.), Montevideo, Urugay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrators: Rodolfo de Souza, Anita Vallejo.
    Abstract: Documentary based on Guevera's diary of his futile 11-month attempt to spark a revolution in Bolivia in 1967.

  777. Ernesto Sábato, Yesterday Video Cine (Firm), 1 videocassette (55 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Abstract: Interview with author Ernesto Sábatos, which took place in Santos Lugares, Argentina, in Jan. 1996.

  778. Esa mujer es la mia, Joaquín Pardavé et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Joaquin Pardave, Manolita Saval, Julian Soler.
    Abstract: Isabel, a rather eccentric young woman, is interested in taking a non-traditional approach to marriage. When José Luís writes to her after seeing her in a restaurant, she writes back and expresses her own interest in him. Soon the two agree to marry without ever seeing each other in person (although José Luís has at least seen Isabel's face). In order to test Isabel's commitment to this "transcendental marriage," José Luís temporarily swaps identities with his unattractive friend, Timoteo, and Isabel meets her true new husband after the marriage has taken place.

  779. Escape from L.A, John Carpenter et al., 1 videodisc (101 min.), Hollywood, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Kurt Russell, Stacy Keach, Steve Buscemi, Peter Fonda.
    Abstract: A chilling vision of the future, the film takes place in 2013, when Los Angeles has become a ruined landmark.

  780. Escrito en el agua, Marcos Loayza et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mariano Bertolini, Jorge Marrale , Noemi Frenkel, Marcos Woinsky , Francisco Cocuzza, Luciana González Costa, Alejandro Awada, Mara Florencia Pal, Julieta Novarro, Daniel di Giulio, José Antonio Ciangoglini.
    Abstract: An adolescent travels with his executive father to a town in the interior, to visit his grandfather and so that his father can resolve a conflict with his petroleum company. The young boy falls in love with a girl and finds out the lies that his father and grandfather have been telling him all of his life.

  781. Escuela para casadas, Luis Aldas et al., 1 videocassette (109 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Charito Granados, Luis Aldás, Rosario Granados.
    Abstract: In an attempt to salvage her marriage, a young wife attends the "Marriage School," a series of classes for disgruntled wives such as her. The outspoke teacher counsels he devise certain tricks to test and deceive the unfaithful husband and reunite the unhappy couple.

  782. Esos de Pénjama, Juan Bustillo Oro et al., 1 videocassette (122 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Joaquín Pardavé, Rasario Granados, Angel Infante.

  783. Espaldas mojadas, Alejandro Galindo et al., 1 videocassette (116 min.), Mexico, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: David Silva, Victor Parra, Martha Valdés, Oscar Pulido, José Elias Moreno.
    Abstract: The story of a Mexican laborer who crosses the border into the United States illegally and suffers exploitation, injustice and discrimination at the hands of repressive employers and corrupt officials.

  784. Espérame, Louis J Gasnier et al., 1 videocassette (61 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carlos Gardel, Goyita Herrero, Lolita Benavente, Manuel Paris, Jaime Devesa, Manuel Bernardos, Matilde Artero, José Arg elles, Leon Lavalle.
    Abstract: One of the first films of the legendary singer of tango, Carlos Gardel. Filmed in Paris.

  785. Espérame mucho, Victor Laplace et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), Argentina, 1986.
    Notes: Performer Note: Victor Laplace, Alicia Bruzzo, Arturo Bonin.
    Abstract: Memories of a Jewish boy growing up in Buenos Aires in the 1950s.

  786. Esperanza, Sylvia Morales et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 52 min.), Los Angeles, Calif, 1991.
    Notes: Performer Note: Judy Torres, Tony Torres, Aaron Ramirez.
    Abstract: Two children, whose mother has suddenly been taken and deported as an illegal alien, try to cope and get to their father, working far away.

  787. Esperanza, Mady Samper, 1 videorecording (25 min.), Bogota, Colombia, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Martha Cardenas, David Jaramillo, Constanza Gutierrez.
    Abstract: A mentally ill homeless woman pretends that a doll is her baby.

  788. Esposa o amante, Jorge Mistral et al., 1 videocassette (84 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Libertad Lamarque, Jorge Mistral, Aberto Bello.
    Abstract: Estela lives alone with her father and helps manage the family business. She is introduced to Roberto by Francisco, whom she was seeing for a short time. Roberto and Estela are soon married and Roberto takes a major role in managing the factory owned by Estela's father. However, when Estela announces she is pregnant, Roberto begins to act coldly, not only toward her, but also toward the employees, causing them to rebel against him. It becomes apparent that he was more interested in the business than in Estela.

  789. Esposas maltratadas: Esposas maltratadas. Un mundo para ellos, =Esposas maltratadas: Esposas maltratadas. Un mundo para ellos, 1 videocassette (75 min.), 1982.
    Notes: Contents: Esposas maltratadas. Discusses wife abuse in Spain; the extent of the problem, its effects on children, characteristics of abusive situations, societal response, and solutions and alternatives to the problem. Includes interviews with doctors, psychologists, sociologists and lawyers. (30 min.)
    Contents: Un mundo para ellos. Consists of three short documentary pieces about the altered lifestyle and inconvenience of having a major health problem; what students think about year-round school, and a segment on tuberculosis. Each part is followed by a short panel discussion. (45 min.)
    Added Title: Esposas maltratadas.

  790. Esquilache, José Sámano et al., 1 videocassette (102 min.), Madrid, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Fernán Gómez, José L. López-Vázquez, Angelina Molina, Angel de Andrés, Concha Velasco, Adolfo Marsillach, Amparo Rivelles, Alberto Closas, Fernando Valverde.
    Abstract: 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.

  791. Está es mi vida, Román Viñoly Barreto et al., 1 videocassette (96 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Miguel de Molina, Adolfo Stray, Fidel Pintos.

  792. Estado de sitio State of siege, Costa Gavras et al., 1 videocassette (120 min.), Madrid, 198?
    Notes: Performer Note: Yves Montand, Renato Salvatori, O.E. Hasse, Jacques Weber, Jean-Luc Bideau
    Added Title: State of siege.
    Abstract: A political thriller based on fact, about the kidnapping and murder of an American "adviser" in Uruguay that is used as a pretext for clamping down on civil liberties.

  793. Estado del tiempo Changing times, Luis Felipe Bernaza et al., 1 videocassette (35 min.), Havana, Cuba, 199?
    Abstract: Interviews with Cubans who are attempting to escape Cuba by raft and with those who have chosen to remain in Cuba despite difficult economic and social circumstances.

  794. La estancia de Gaucho Cruz, Leopoldo Torres Ríos et al., 1 videocassette (76 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: José Gola, Rosa Rosen, Francisco Alverez.
    Abstract: A baby is left at a rancho. Hilario Cruz, the patrón, and his gauchos must take care of it while they try to discover who the mother might be.

  795. Estos fueron los palacios, Carlos Fuentes and Silvia Fuentes, 1 videocassette (54 min.), Hanover, NH, 1983.
    Abstract: In this interview done by his wife Silvia, Carlos Fuentes speaks of the Hispanic preoccupation with originality and of the function of time in literature. He recalls his youth in the United States, the affirmation of his own identity, and his political and literary formation. He also speaks of his artistic evolution and relations with the theater, and reads excerpts from La región más transparente.

  796. Estoy casado ja! ja!, Miguel M Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (77 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ana Luisa Peluffo, Mauricio Garces, Oscar Ortiz de Pinedo.
    Abstract: Marcello and Ana María are newlyweds who have recently met on a cruise on which Marcello is the captain. They arrive at a tropical hotel which caters specifically to the recently married, and are treated royally by the staff. Marcello, excited for his wedding night, prepares for bed, but Ana María is reluctant and avoids him. She tells him that she feels she doesn't know him well enough, and that she will require one or two months of "getting to know each other" before they can consummate the marriage. Marcello is driven crazy in anticipation over the next several days.

  797. Estrellas de Buenos Aires, Kurt Land et al., 1 videocassette (68 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Pepe Arias, Alfredo Barbieri, Maruja Montes.

  798. Estrés. Juicio al chequeo, Estrés. Juicio al chequeo, 1 videocassette (50 min.), 198?
    Notes: Added Title: Juicio al chequeo.
    Abstract: Describes stress; how and why it occures and how to control it. Also includes a discussion on the pros and cons of physical checkups.

  799. Eterna martir, Consuelo Moreno et al., 1 videocassette (107 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Consuelo Moreno, Juan José Martínez Casado, Mary Carillo.
    Abstract: Fernando and Riselda, cut off from the support of their parents because they married each other against their parents' wishes, are struggling to support themselves and their baby. When Fernando, due to his own fault, loses a large sum of his boss's money, Riselda takes the blame so that Fernando can stay out of jail and care for their son. In order to leave prison, Riselda must agree to enter a convent.

  800. Eugenia Grandet, Andrea Palma et al., 1 videocassette (107 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Andrea Palma, Ramón Gay, Julio Villarreal.
    Abstract: A young man visits his miserly and prosperous uncle. During the visit, his father (the uncle's father) commits suicide, leaving the family scandalized. While the miser manouevers for control of his brother's money, the young man and his cousin, the miser's daughter, fall in love. The uncle's greed forces the young man to leave; he and the daughter continue to communicate despite the uncle's wishes.

  801. Eustasio Montoya Imagenes Perdidas, Eustasio Montoya, 1 videocassette, Mexico, 1988.

  802. Eva Perón, Juan Carlos Desanzo et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 102 min.), Argentina, San Luis, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Esther Goris, Victor Laplace, Cristina Banegas.
    Abstract: The film centers on Argentina's beloved first lady, Eva Duarte de Perón, in her 1951 election bid for vice president. She attempts to persuade her controversial husband, President Juan Perón, to run with her on the same ticket. But opposing political factions, secretly plotting to overthrow the Perón regime, see her as a threat to their power because of her popular charity efforts for her country's poor masses.

  803. Eve's bayou, Kasi Lemmons et al., 1 videodisc (108 min.), S.l., 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Eve's bayou: Samuel L. Jackson, Lynn Whitfield, Debbi Morgan, Vondie Curtis Hall, Branford Marsalis, Lisa Nicole Carson, Jurnee Smollett, Diahann Carroll
    Performer Note: Dr. Hugo: Vondie Curtis Hall, Michael Beach, Victoria Rowell, Kelli Wheeler
    Added Title: Dr. Hugo.
    Abstract: Roz Batiste is a beautiful and dedicated mother of three, who is forced to admit that her family is falling apart due to her philandering husband Louis. Her younger daughter, Eve, witnesses one of her father's infidelities. Struggling to make sense of what she has seen, Eve turns to her older sister Cisely, who dismisses her in fear of the truth, and then to her Aunt Mozelle, a known psychic and rumored black widow. Unable to find the understanding she is looking for Eve decides to take matters into her own hands. For the Batiste family, the ties that bind may not be strong enough to keep them together, and what they learn will change their lives forever.

  804. Everyday art Arte de cada dia, Maria Luisa Mendonça, Lisa Maria Salb, and Caribbean Music and Dance Programs, 1 videocassette (50 min.), Oakland, CA, 1994.
    Abstract: Everyday art is a portrayal of Cuba's folkloric traditions, and its contemporary art scene. It focuses on the everyday life of Cuban musicians and dancers who incorporate these traditions in their work. Shot in homes, and on the streets and stages of Cuba, the video captures the connections between generations, African and Latino culture, religion, daily life and art.

  805. Evita (María Eva Duarte de Peron), Cristina Castro, Dario Tedesco, and Juan Germán Schroeder, 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.), N.Y.C. i.e. New York City, 198?

  806. Expedición Atlantis, Alfredo Barragán, Centro de Actividades Deportivas, Exploración y Investigación (Argentina), and Video Scope (Firm), 1 videocassette (83 min.), Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrators: Alfredo Barragán, Andrés Salcedo.
    Abstract: The film shows the preparations and the journey on the raft Atlantis from Africa to South America by members of the Centro de Actividades Deportivas, Exploración y Investigación (CADEI).

  807. La extraña pasajera, Fernando A Rivero et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Emilia Guiu, Victor Manuel Mendoza, Tito Junco.
    Abstract: Yolanda, an actress and the most beautiful woman in Mexico, is on a train for the U.S.-Mexican border. All the men on the train fall in love with her, including a mayor and Lucas Oriano, a traveling salesman, who declares he would steal and kill for her.

  808. Extrañas salvajes, Carlos Lemos et al., 1 videocassette (78 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Victor Laplace, Emilia Mazer, Ana María Giunta.
    Abstract: The hero is stranded on the Isla del Placer after a vacation river float goes awry. He is captured by a band of scantily clad Swedish women who are living as primitives after their plane crashed. He discovers captivity is to his liking until he is snatched up by another band of women who take him to their queen. The Swedish women go into action to recapture their prize.

  809. Fábula de la bella palomera, Egberto Gismonti et al., 1 videocassette (73 min.), New York, NY, 1991.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ney Latorraca, Cláudia Ohana, Tonia Carrero, Dina Sfat, Chico Diaz
    Added Title: Fable of the beautiful pigeon fancier
    Added Title: Love in the time of cholera.
    Abstract: Set on a panoramic Brazilian beach, this film confronts the sexual and social tensions between classes in the romantic story of a wealthy aristocrat's obsessive desire.

  810. Fallaste corazón, José María Fernández Unsain et al., 1 videocassette (106 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jacqueline Andere, Alma Delia Fuentes.
    Abstract: Guadalupe is a construction worker married to the beautiful Lydia, who is rather apathetic about their marriage. In his spare time, Lupe composes and performs music, all dedicated to Lydia. A blind woman in the opposing apartment listens to Lupe's music regularly and talks with him about his life. When Lydia meets an old friend who employs women as night club dancers, she decides to divorce Lupe, with little thought for what will happen to their young son. At the same time, Lupe is given a recording contract for his music.

  811. Fangio, el demonio de las pistas, Román Viñoly Barreto et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Amrando Bó, Miguel Gómez Bao, Yvonne de Lys.
    Abstract: Juan Manuel Fangio is one of the best car racers the world has ever known. He comes from a small Argentinean town and with the support of his family does many great things. Even though he does suffer losses, Fangio is a true champion who just loves to win.

  812. Fantasía ranchera, Juan José Segura et al., 1 videocassette (93 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ricardo Montalbán, Manolita Saval, Pedro Vargas.
    Abstract: A small Mexican town in which almost everyone takes voice lessons sends Carlos, and aspiring young musician, to Mexico city with some of his material to show to agents. He is either brushed off or told to wait by every agent with whom he meets. Nobody is open to his distinctive idea for a popular Mexican opera. He returns demoralized, yet upon learning of the problem, the town rallies behind him and decides to stage the opera itself, using its native talent and funds.

  813. Fantasma de media noche, Raphael J Sevilla et al., 1 videocassette (71 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Víctoria Blanco, Sergio de Carlo, Carlos L. Moctezuma.
    Abstract: After the death of their child, a wealthy couple becomes involved in spirtualism in order to contact her spirit. A series of mysterious occurances convince them that their lives are in danger. Fortunately, two of their acquaintences jump in to investigate.

  814. Fantasma en la Patagonia, Claudio Remedi and Videograma S.R.L, 1 videocassette (82 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay.
    Abstract: Sierra Grande is a city of 18,00 people in Patagonia. In 1992, the governor under President Menem closed the HIPARSA iron mines, causing nearly one-third of the population to leave during the economic difficulties which followed. The mine was converted to a tourist site Those remaining live in hope of a reactivation of the mines.

  815. Fargo, Joel Coen, 1 videodisc (98 min.), New York, N.Y., 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Frances McDormand, William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi, Harve Presnell, Peter Stormare.
    Abstract: A midwestern policewoman investigates a series of brutal and interconnected crimes. Steadily, she tightens the net on the killers and their accomplices in a kidnapping scheme gone wildly wrong.

  816. Farmworkers' diary, Tony Cisneros et al., 1 videocassette (10 min.), Berkeley, CA, 1990.
    Abstract: Shows the living conditions, hopes and fears of Mexican migrant farmworkers in California.

  817. Fascinación, Juan Carlos Palma et al., 1 videocassette (77 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Arturo de Cordova, Tony Pololo, Juan Carlos Palma.
    Abstract: Victor and Sonia, a team of successful magicians whose act revolves around mind-reading, are forced to explain their act under accusations of fraud. Their popularity suffers and they are forced to more authentic and mysterious techniques.

  818. Fear and loathing in Las Vegas, John Depp et al., 1 videodisc (119 min.), Universal City, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Johnny Depp, Benicio Del Toro.

  819. FEDEFAM Federacion de familiares de los detenidos-desaparecidos de Latinoamerica = Federation of Relatives of Detained-Disappeared of Latin America, Catherine Russo et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 40 min.), New York, 1990.
    Abstract: Documents testimony of family members of detained, abducted, and disappeared persons from various South American and Latin American countries.

  820. Federico García Lorca a murder in Granada, Umberto López y Guerra and Films for the Humanities (Firm), 1 videocassette (63 min.), Princeton, N.J, 1978.
    Notes: Added Title: A murder in Granada.
    Abstract: The life and circumstances surrounding the death of Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca are explored through interviews with several of his contemporaries, as well as with friends and members of his family.

  821. Felicidad, Gloria Lozano et al., 1 videocassette (97 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Gloria Lozano, Carlos Lopez Moctezuma, Fanny Schiller.
    Abstract: A grouchy middle-aged professor named Mario meets a young, bubbly woman named Emma when she helps him untangle some financial complications. He offers to return the favor by buying her dinner, during which he lies about not having a wife and children. The two begin to meet more often, and Mario becomes much happier and good-humored around the house, so much that his wife and daughter are baffled and become suspicious. Emma, too, becomes disillusioned with his behavior towards her as he takes their relationship more seriously.

  822. Festival Folklorico de Fómeque, Gabriela Samper, Mady Samper, and Instituto Colombiano de Cultura, 1 videocassette (12 min.), Bogota, Colombia, 1999.
    Abstract: Film of a folk festival in Colombia, featuring indigenous music, dance, crafts, and other cultural activities.

  823. La Fiaca The sloth, Ricardo Talesnik et al., 1 videocassette (VHS) (95 min.), Calif., Clovis, Calif, 1986.
    Notes: Performer Note: Norman Briski, Norma Aleandro, Lydia Lamaison, Jorge Rivera, Juan Carlos Gene
    Added Title: The Sloth.
    Abstract: "In this comedy, a model employee decides to rebel and not go to work. However, he finds that this is not an easy thing to do because everybody : his mother, his wife, fellow employees, friends and doctors, are just as determined to convince him to go back"--External container.

  824. Fiddler on the roof, Topol et al., 1 videodisc (179 mins.), Santa Monica, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon, Paul Mann.
    Abstract: Tevye is a poor Jewish milkman with five unmarried daughters to support in a village in Czarist Russia. With a sharp tongued wife at home and growing anti-Semitism in the village, Tevye talks to God about his troubles. His people's traditions keep him strong when his existence is as precariously balanced as a fiddler on the roof.

  825. La fiesta de todos, Sergio Renán et al., 1 videocassette (97 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan Carlos Calbro, Ricardo Espalter, Julio de Grazia.
    Abstract: Posing as a documentary about the 1978 World Cup Soccer games in Buenos Aires, the film shows the exuberance of the fans and the city as Argentina triumphed over the Netherlands.

  826. Fiesta gitana--por tangos y bulerías, Pilar Pérez de Guzmán et al., 1 videocassette (32 min.), Madrid, Spain, 1994.
    Notes: Event Note: Recorded onstage at the Teatro Salón "Cervantes," Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain
    Performer Note: Dancers: Joseico "El Torombo," Rosa Manzano, Angelita Vargas, and Antonia Vargas [child dancer]
    Performer Note: Singers: Morenito de Illora, Rafael Fajardo, and Eva Durán ; guitarists: Eugenio Iglesias, José Cortés, and José Carbonel "Montollita" ; percussionist: José Jimenez.
    Abstract: Flamenco dance performance.

  827. Fight for us, Lino Brocka et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), Los Angeles, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Phillip Salvador, Dina Bonnevie, Gina Alajar, Bembol Roco.
    Abstract: A dramatic ride into explosive political turmoil. Heart-stopping heroism during the uncertain aftermath of a bloody revolution in the Philippines to overthrow a corrupt dictatorship.

  828. Filomena Marturano, Luis Mottura and Videograma S.R.L, 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.

  829. Fin de fiesta, Leopoldo Torre Nilsson and Videograma S.R.L, 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.

  830. Fin de round, Olegario Barrera et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Venezuela, Chorilllos, Peru, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Karl Hofmann, Gisvel Ascanio, Raúl Vásquez.
    Abstract: Perucho Urbina leaves both his sister, Mariana, and the tranquil village of Chuspa where he was born. He intends to go to the big city to realize his dreams. Once there, in the middle of poverty and hopelessness, he discovers his vocation--boxing. Little by little, he gains skills which take him to a gold medal at the Panamerican Games. After this triumph, he is offered a lot of money to become a professional. Before long, he discovers the money is comes at a great price and he must make a decision: regain his freedom or gain, hypothetically, his dignity.

  831. The final moments of Cesar Chavez, David Martinez and Jack GeneroStanford, Calif, 1994.

  832. Financial aid presentation, California State University, 1 videocasette (19 min.), Burbank, CA, 1987.
    Notes: Availability: Institute for Teaching and Learning, 400 Golden Shore, Long Beach, CA 90802-4275.

  833. Fire from the mountain, Omar Cabezas et al., 1 videocassette (58 min.), New York, N.Y, 1987.
    Abstract: View of recent Nicaraguan history, the Sandinista revolt against the Samoza government, and the impact of U.S. policy on the development of the country.

  834. Flames in the forest, Films for the Humanities (Firm), 1 videocassette (52 min.), Princeton, N.J, 1991.
    Abstract: Since the 1950's, the Amazon Indians of eastern Ecuador have bitterly resisted the invasion of international oil companies which, with the encouragement of the Ecuadorian government, seek to use the resource-rich region for intensive oil production.

  835. Fleche de oro, Carlos Borcosque et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 80 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Pepe Arias, Gloria Grey, Agustín Barrios.
    Abstract: In his starring role, Pepe Arias plays an ordinary clerk who unexpectedly receives an inheritance from a cousin. The legacy consists of 149 peso, a passenger bus--and a girl. He struggles to fulfill his duties as a bus driver, clerk and tutor to the girl, to a comic end.

  836. Flop, Roberto Fernández et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Buenos Aires Argentina, 198?
    Notes: Performer Note: Victor Laplace, Federico Luppi, Enrique Pinti.
    Abstract: One night in 1941, in a downtown theater in Buenos Aires, a presentation of the work "Flop" is finishing up, based on the legendary, almost mystic life of an old 64 year old actor who enjoys great popularity. That night, a strange person bursts in to interview Flop. Flop recall his past with irony and humor, and what is happening onstage gets confused with what he is telling.

  837. Flor de Canela, Joaquin Cordero et al., 1 videocassette (102 min.), Tarzana, CA, 1986.
    Notes: Performer Note: María Antonieta Pons, Joaquin Cordero, Raul Meraz
    Added Title: Canila.
    Abstract: "Flor De Canela," a very beautiful girl, was abandoned by her mother, raised by an alcoholic woman who wanted to sell her to the best bidder but she escaped with a manager of a theatre thinking that he would make her a big star, not knowing his bad intentions. Flor de Canela, una bellisima chica que abandonada por su madre, es criada por una vieja alcoholica quien trata de sacar provecho de la belleza y juventud de la chica. Tratando de ofrecerla al mejor postor, ella logra escapar ayudada por un empresario deslumbrada por las promesas de convertirla en una gran estrella.

  838. La flor de la Mafia, Hugo Moser et al., 1 videocassette (113 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Zulma Faiad, Federico Luppi, Rodolfo Ranni.
    Abstract: 1974: murders commited by Lucho demonstrate the force of his criminal organization, and a mysterious woman out to revenge her mother's death. The Mafia, drugs, prostitution and a series of tangles send Lucho into a crisis as Sandra meets Alfredo and create a new Mafia.

  839. La flor de mi secreto, Pedro Almodóvar et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 103 min.), Madrid, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Marisa Paredes, Juan Echanove, Carmen Elias, Rossy De Palma, Chus Lampreave, Joaquin Cortes, Manuela Vargas.
    Abstract: Leo writes romance novels--but with a loveless marriage, she finds herself fresh out of inspiration. Angel is a tough and gruff journalist with an iron will and a heart of gold. When their paths happen to cross, they discover something neither had expected--a real-life love affair!

  840. Flor de un dia ó Espinas de una flor, Elena d' Orgaz et al., 1 videocassette (73 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ramón Pereda, Adriana Lamar, Elena D'Orgaz.
    Abstract: During a time of turmoil, a Spanish aristocrat must return to Mexico to save his father's hacienda and take care of his business affairs, Unfortunately, he must leave his fiance under her father's care for an indefinite amount of time.

  841. Flor Sylvestre, Emilio Fernández et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), Madera, Calif, 1984.
    Notes: Performer Note: Dolores Del Rio, Pedro Armendáriz, Emilio Fernandez, Miguel Angel Ferriz, "Chicote.".
    Abstract: Tragic love story between the daughter of peasants and the son of a wealthy rancher, set during the Mexican Revolution.

  842. The Flotilla to Cuba, Estela Brava, 1 videocassette (22 min.), Florida?, 1993.
    Notes: Added Title: Pastores por la Paz, Miami
    Added Title: Pastores Caravana.
    Abstract: Flotilla to Cuba (11 min.) is the story of "Basta" a Key West volunteer group which sends food and medical aid to Cuba in small private boats, and which, in spite of opposition, is working to end the U.S. embargo. Pastores por la paz, Miami (11 min.) is the story of another group working with Miami area religious leaders which is working to open relations between the U.S. and Cuba.

  843. The flying farmer, Luc Côté et al., 1 videocassette (27 min.), Montreal, Canada, New York, 1989.
    Notes: Performer Note: Roy Bonisteel.
    Abstract: The story of Yage Prztyk, a Polish-Canadian farmer and his work with struggling organic coffee growers in the Amazon jungles of Peru. Prztyk, a member of the Organic Crop Improvement Association (OCIA) of Canada and a man who obviously loves farming and the land, is known as the "flying farmer" because his work requires him to make many flights back and forth between his own organic farm in Quebec and the jungle farms of Peru.

  844. Fools rush in, Matthew Perry et al., 1 videocassette (109 min.), Culver City, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Matthew Perry, Salma Hayek.
    Abstract: After a chance meeting in Las Vegas and a night together a young American construction supervisor and a photographer decide to get married to give a family to the baby she is carrying. Unfortunately a clash of customs and ideas develops between their families and in their relationship because of their different cultural and national background.

  845. Footloose, Kevin Bacon et al., 1 videocassette (107 min.), Hollywood, CA, 1984.
    Notes: Performer Note: Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, Dianne West, John Lithgow.
    Abstract: The timeless struggle is portrayed between innocent pleasure and rigid morality, when city-boy Ren McCormick finds himself in an uptight Midwestern town where dancing, and therefore all youthful joy, has been banned. Ren revolts with best friend Willard and the minister's daughter.

  846. For a few dollars more, Clint Eastwood et al., 1 videodisc (131 min.), Santa Monica, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volonte.
    Abstract: Western drama in which two bounty hunters join forces to capture an outlaw gang leader.

  847. Fortunata y Jacinta, Mario Camús et al., 4 videocassettes (590 min.), Madrid?, 1980.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ana Belen, Maribel Martin, Mario Pardo, Francois Eric Gendron.
    Abstract: The film depicts the unfailing love of two women for the same man, one of whom is his wife and the other his mistress.

  848. Fotografo de señoras, Hugo Moser et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Porcel, Graciela Alfano, Adolfo García Grau.
    Abstract: Jorge works for a newspaper and is unknowingly always getting caught in the middle of everything. He is a photographer and obtains some inappropriate pictures of his boss that need to be destroyed. However, the hunt for the negatives becomes a confusing adventure that leads to one mess after another.

  849. Fotos del alma, Diego Musiak et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), San Luis, Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Díaz, María Laura León, Patricio Contreras.
    Abstract: Pablo and Mariana, a young creative couple expecting their first child, discover Pablo is HIV positive. The news forces their separation. Pablo turns inward towards an ever increasing isolation. Mariana works with her theater students on the fears and prejudice of the new generation. Their child brings them back together again and they find a common goal in life.

  850. Four weddings and a funeral, Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, and Mike Newell, 1 videodisc (117 min.), New York, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell
    Added Title: 4 weddings and a funeral.
    Abstract: Romantic comedy about a young man who meets the girl of his dreams at a friend's wedding. However, she slips through his fingers when the timing seems wrong, and they meet again at three more weddings and a funeral before the two finally connect.

  851. Foxtrot, Arturo Ripstein et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), S.l., Mexico, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Peter O'Toole, Charlotte Rampling, Max Von Sydow, Jorge Luke.
    Abstract: A wealthy Rumanian count and his wife flee Europe and set up residence on a tiny island to escape the terror of Nazism. Things remain quiet and safe enough until one day when a woman from the count's past appears on the scene.

  852. Francisco Alarcón, Francisco X Alarcón, San Franciso State University, and American Poetry Archiv, 1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.), San Francisco, 1989.
    Notes: Contents: 3/28/85 reading (39 min.) -- 2/7/89 reading (20 min.).
    Abstract: Francisco Alarcón presents a reading of his poetry in English and Spanish.

  853. Francisco Tolego, binigula' sa, Humberto Caldera et al., 1 videocassette (48 min.), Chihuahua, Chih, 1987.
    Abstract: A documentary on the life and works for the Mexican artist Francisco Toledo.

  854. Franja de Propaganda Electoral en el Plebiscito, Televisión Nacional de Chile, 2 videocassette (120 min. each), S.l, 1988.
    Notes: Event Note: Broadcast Sept. 4, Sept. 14, Sept. 15, and Oct. 5, 1988.
    Abstract: Actual national television broadcasts of the official pro and contra, month long campaigns for the plebiscite of 5 October 1988, broadcast on TVN Chile.

  855. Fresa y chocolate Strawberry & chocolate, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea et al., 1 videocassette (104 min.), Burbank, Calif, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Perugorria, Vladimir Cruz, Mirtha Ibarra.
    Abstract: A naive young Cuban college student meets both a writer and a woman who teach him about the passion of life and the passion of love.

  856. Frida naturaleza vida, Ofelia Medina et al., 1 videocassette (108 min.), Los Angeles, Calif, 1989.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ofelia Medina, Juan Jose Gurrola, Max Kerlow, Salvador Sanchez.
    Abstract: The story of the Latin American woman artist, political activist and feminist, Frida Kohlo.

  857. Frida naturaleza viva, Paul Leduc et al., 1 videocassette (108 min.), Santa Monica, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Cast: Ofelia Medina, Juan Jose Gurrola, Salvador Sanchez, Max Kerlow, Claudio Brook.
    Abstract: On her deathbed, artist Frida Kahlo conjures up images and memories of her life as a painter, revolutionary and woman of the world.

  858. Fried green tomatoes, Kathy Bates et al., 1 videodisc (137 min.), Universal City, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker, Cicely Tyson.
    Abstract: A chance encounter in a nursing home leads to an unexpected friendship between a dowdy housewife and a spry octagenarian who tells her the story of a fiercely independent woman half a century ago, inspiring the housewife to change her life, often with hilarious results.

  859. Fuenteovejuna, Juan Guerrero Zamora et al., 2 videocassettes (VHS) (127 min.), Princeton, N.J, 1980.
    Notes: Performer Note: Eusebio Poncela, Rosa Salgado, Ricardo Tunidor.
    Abstract: A dramatization of Lope Félix de Vega Carpio's play produced for Spanish television about 15th century peasants who rise up against a cruel lord.

  860. La fuerza ciega, Luis J Moglia Barth and Videograma S.R.L, 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.

  861. La fuga, Esther Fernández et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Esther Fernandez, Ricardo Montalban.
    Abstract: A group of people of various classes and social backgrounds are on their way to Veracruz via stagecoach during the time of the French occupation of Mexico. They are escaping the civil war and do not want anyone to know where they are going. In traveling, they encounter grave difficulties and, upon arriving, find themselves in midst of the war.

  862. La fuga del Chacal, Francisco José Lombardi et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Lima, Perú, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge García Bustamante, Mónica Domínguez.
    Abstract: Chacal is a man of the barrio who has been transformed involuntarily into a street fighter. He has become a mark for the gangster, the drug traffickers and the police. He is defenseless and penniless. But Chaco finds the company of a woman and the possibility of escape.

  863. Fúlmine, Luis Bayón Herrera et al., 1 videocassette, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Pepe Arias, Pierina Dealessi, Julio Renato.

  864. La furia, Juan Buatista Stagnaro et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Brandoni, Diego Torres, Laura Novoa.
    Abstract: Lombardi is a judge in charge of investigating an important case related to drugs. He shows no interest in his own son, Marcos, when he is arrested. Lombardi must choose between being a father and a judge; he chooses his professional role and lets his innocent son go to jail. The young man's girlfriend will fight endlessly to prove his innocence.

  865. Furia en el paraíso, Rolando Aguilar et al., 1 videocassette (75 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Peter Thompson, Rea Iturbide, Edward Noriega.
    Abstract: In 1910 during the Mexican Revolution against the dictator Portiforo Díaz, an American named James Grey and his friend Poncho roam the Mexican territory. Grey one day spots a beautiful lady (Consuelo Alvarez) and after having saved her life he is invited to her father's house to celebrate her birthday. They soon fall in love. However, days before they are to be married a wounded Mexican arrives in the night. He asks Sr. Alvarez to hide some ammunition, which he does. Soon the police arrive, threatening and killing men, trying to learn the location of the ammunition.

  866. Furia en la isla, Oscar Cabellou et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Libertad Leblanc, Enzo Viena, Luis Medina Castro.
    Abstract: Lily is a young woman who lives in the Tigre Islands and who works for her uncle. Her romance with Marcelo is doesn't stop men who are attracted to her from trying to take advantage of her. Her naivity and that of her uncle provide an opportunity for a group of bandits to rob them.

  867. Gabo premio Nobel de literatura, 1982, Tortuga Films, Compañía de Fomento Cinematográfico (Colombia), and Full Moon Entertainment, 1 videocassette (17 min.), Bogotá, Colombia, S.l., 1993.
    Abstract: This documentary offers a rare glimpse into the festivities held in Stockholm, Sweden to honor Gabriel García Márquez for winning the Nobel Prize for literature, and also features interviews with the newly-appointed Nobel laureate.

  868. Gaijin caminhos da liberdade = caminos de la libertad, Tizuka Yamasaki et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Mexico, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Kioko Tsukamoto, Antonio Fagundes, Jiro Kawaraskai.
    Abstract: Story of young Japanese at the turn of the century who emigrate to Brazil to work the booming coffee plantations and to raise a family. They dream of one day returning to Japan but sickness and death surround them as they struggle to defend the rights of the workers and they remain in Brazil.

  869. Galería del terror, Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 86 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Alberto Olmedo, Jorge Porcel, Mario Sánchez.
    Abstract: Jorge and Alberto, unemployed, decide to seek their fortunes as foremen at a new galery opening nearby. The owner, Professor Van Strudel, happens to be looking for two dupes to carry out his evil plans. With the assistance of the innnocent complicity of a group of people working under hypnosis, he plans to inaugurate a galery of terror in which the spectators will enter and be hiypnotized into exchanging their 100 australe bills for conterfeit ones. It is up to Jorge and Alberto to discover the Professor's plans and take control.

  870. Gallego, Manuel Octavio Gómez et al., 1 videocassette (129 min.), New York, NY, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Sancho Gracia, Manuel Galiana, Jorge Sanz, Linda Mirabal, Alberto Pedro, Francisco Rabal.
    Abstract: "... an adolescent ... leaves his homeland to emigrate to Cuba in 1916. The film covers his life until the 1960s and at the same time reflects on the history of the country that becomes his second homeland." -- Catalog.

  871. Gardel, ecos del silencio, Pablo Rodríguez et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Montevideo, Urugay, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan Manuel Tenuta, Ricardo Espalter, Carlos Hernández.
    Abstract: Based on research that claims Carlos Gardel was born in Tacuarembo, Uruguay, the film is a fictionalized account of his youth spent in the streets and bowling alleys of Montevideo, Buenos Aires and Tacuarembo.

  872. Gary Cooper, que estás en los cielos, Pilar Miró et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 102 min.), Madrid, Spain.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mercedes Sampietro, Jon Finch, Carmen Maura.
    Abstract: A woman nearing her forties, Andrea Soriana, has always pushed aside personal questions and romantic relationships in pursuit of professional success. Now a major illness forces her to reconsider her life--work, family, friendships, men--causing a psychological and emotional crisis pushes her toward a drastic decision.

  873. La gata, Mario Soffici et al., 1 videocassette (77 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Zully Moreno, Nelida Bilbao, Enrique Alvarez Diosdado.
    Abstract: La Gata,"the Cat," is a beautiful woman named Claudia who, like felines, is very possessive of her house. Her relatives hire an architect to remodel the house because it was believed to be haunted. Claudia refuses to give into their wishes. The story unfolds as the past re-emerges and with it come murder, jealousy and passionate love.

  874. Gaudí, Gaudí, 1 videocassette (21 min.), 198?
    Abstract: Discusses Gaudí, the artist and his work. Also tours some of the houses, gardens, etc. of Barcelona that show Gaudí's genius.

  875. Gay Cuba, Sonja de Vries et al., 1 videocassette (57 min.), San Francisco, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrator, Jennifer Maytorena Taylor.
    Abstract: Interviews with Cuban lesbians and gay men, exploring the social, psychological, religious, and political questions related to homosexuality in Cuba.

  876. Geisha, Eduardo Raspo et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 92 min.), San Luis, Argentina, 1996?
    Notes: Performer Note: Manuel Bandera, Jorge Marrale, Ana Álvarez.
    Abstract: After a long commitment in a psychiatric clinic, because of the suicide of his wife Ángela, Lorenzo meets Julio, his friend and partner. At night he dines at the house of Mónica and Héctor, two old friends from the time when his wife was still with him, Mónica accidentally finds a letter which Ángela had sent shortly before her suicide. In her will, Ángela makes plans for the future. Mónica decides to show the letter to Lorenzo and to visit the policeman who handled the now dubious suicide case, and who confirms the events to her. Nevertheless, after some probing, Mónica finds new trails which lead her to discover the truth.

  877. Gema, René Cardona et al., 1 videocassette (83 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria Teresa Montoya, Roberto Cañedo, Maria Elena Marques.
    Abstract: Four old women, an old man, Bernardo, and a maid share a house. One woman, Gema, is locked in her room upstairs and only the maid goes to see her. Agusta warns the others they have to keep the secret of Gema. She worries that Lourdes Gorza, a young girl whose father saved Bernardo's life and who must come under Bernardo's care, will find out their secret now that she is coming to live with them.

  878. Gente bien, Manuel Romero et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina.
    Notes: Performer Note: TIto Lusiardo, Hugo del Carril, Delia Garces.

  879. Gente en Buenos Aires, Eva Landeck et al., 1 videocassette (? ;min.), Montevideo Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Brandoni, Irene Mórack, Arturo Maly, Adrián Ghio.
    Abstract: A film about a telephone romance between two people who are under the impression that they are strangers, but who in acutality are acquaintances. The film shows that a relationship can be more profound and intimate when there is a physical distance involved.

  880. Gentile alouette, Sergio Castilla et al., 1 videocassette (103 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Geraldine Chaplin, Héctor Alterio, John Leguizamo.
    Abstract: Héctor Alterio plays a retired pilot who is obsessed with actress and screenwriter Angela Duvarger. When she comes to Buenos Aires to work on a script, his aid, Ortíz, is employed to bring her to the old pilot--by any means possible.

  881. German Arciniegas y la historia dirección, guión, edición, Mady Samper ; una producción de la Biblioteca Nacional y la Unidad de Television, Subdirección de Comunicaciones, Colcultura, Germán Arciniegas et al., 1 videocassette (58 min.), Bogota, Colombia, 1999.
    Abstract: An interview with historian Germán Arciniegas.

  882. Gerónima, Raúl Alberto Tosso et al., 1 videocassette (96 min.), Riobamba, Argentina, 198-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luisa Calcumil, Patricio Contreras, Mario Luciani.

  883. Geronimo, his story, Flavyn Feller, Geronimo Mendoza Sanchez, and Savvy (Firm), 1 videocassette (28 min.), New York, NY, 1995.
    Abstract: Examines the life that Geronimo Mendoza Sanchez leads as an "illegal alien" in the United States. Portrays Geronimo as a hard working young man who is attempting to educate himself in order to return to the Mexican village of his childhood and improve the living conditions of the residents.

  884. Get Shorty, Barry Sonnenfeld et al., 1 videodisc (105 min.), Santa Monica, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, Danny DeVito.
    Abstract: Loanshark Chili Palmer has done his time as a gangster, so when "business" takes him to Los Angeles to collect a debt from down and out filmmakerHarry Zimm, he talks tough and then pitches Harry a script idea. Everything would be smooth for this cool new producer, if it were't for the drug smugglers and gangsters who won't leave him alone.

  885. The getaway, Sam Peckinpah et al., 1 videodisc (122 min.), Burbank, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Steve McQueen, Ali MacGraw, Ben Johnson, Sally Struthers, Al Lettieri, Slim Pickens.
    Abstract: A convict leaves jail on parole and promptly joins his wife in a bank robbery.

  886. Ghostbusters II, Bill Murray et al., 1 videodisc (108 min.), Culver City, CA, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Harold Ramis, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts, Ernie Hudson.
    Abstract: The Ghostbusters team regroup when the infant son of single mother Dana Barrett becomes the target of a demonic force. They must put a stop to an enormous underground river of slime ready to rot the roots of the Big Apple.

  887. Giacomo, Augusto César Vatteone et al., 1 videocassette (72 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luisa Arata, Carmen Lamas, Felipe Fernansuar.

  888. Gigantes planetarios, Gillermo Murray et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Guillermo Murray, Adriana Roel, Rogelio Guerra.
    Abstract: When an alien civilization gradually infiltrates the Earth, killing people at random, Daniel, a young professor, decides to take action. When he is accosted by one of the aliens demanding infomrationk he learns that the aliens are from the "Planet of Eternal Night." He decides to head an expedition to that distant planet, but the project is soon in danger of collapsing due to a series of mishaps.

  889. The gingerbread man, Robert Altman et al., 1 videodisc (114 min.), New York, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Kenneth Branagh, Embeth Davidtz, Robert Downey Jr., Daryl Hannah, Robert Duvall, Tom Berenger.
    Abstract: Lawyer Rick Magruder has a one-night-stand affair with caterer Mallory Doss. He becomes hooked on her, and when he learns her nut-case father Dixon is threatening her, he puts the weight of his law firm behind Mallory, has Dixon arrested and subpoenas her ex-husband Pete to testify against Dixon in court. Dixon is sent to an asylum, but escapes from there and the lives of many people are in danger.

  890. Girls town, Jim McKay et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), S.l., 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Lili Taylor, Bruklin Harris, Anna Grace, Aunjanue Ellis.
    Abstract: High-school friends who have shared the many challenges of growing up are faced with a tragedy a few weeks before graduation.

  891. La gitana blanca, Miguel M Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (103 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Joaquín Pardavé, Rosita Arenas, Carlos Navarro.
    Abstract: Nina is a young woman and part of a group of gypsies in a small town. She and another woman read fortunes for a living; however, this woman tends to steal from people without Nina's knowledge. Although Nina is pursued by a very strong (yet protective and aggressive) man, she is more interested in a drunken and extremely talented violin player. This man, however, is inconsistent and moody because of his drinking and lack of direction. Things are complicated when Nina is accused of stealing and the first suitor tries to come to her rescue. He doesn't even back off when the violin player stabilizes his life and proposes to Nina.

  892. La golondrina, Medea de Novara et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Medea de Novara, José Ortiz, Domingo Soler.
    Abstract: Alma Gilgard, an American author, goes to Yucatan to visit the Mayan ruins of Chichén Itza to do research on her next novel. She is taken to the ruins by a Mexican archeologists and while at the site, she and an American archeologist, Mr. Tracy, are arrested by soldiers on suspicion of arms smuggling. She must wait until evidence is gathered which can prove her innocence.

  893. Golpes a mi puerta Knocks at my door, Alejandro Saderman et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), New York, 1997?
    Notes: Performer Note: Veronica Oddo, Elba Escobar, Juan Carlos Gene, Jose Antonio Rodriquez.
    Abstract: A deadly encounter between two nuns and the military police reflect the turbulent times in Latin American society.

  894. The Good, the bad and the ugly, Clint Eastwood et al., 1 videodisc (176 min.), Culver City, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef, Aldo Giuffre.
    Abstract: During the American Civil War, three men seek hidden loot. With greed as their sole motivation, they overcome anything that gets in their way--including each other. Very violent and drawn out western.

  895. GoodFellas, Irwin Winkler et al., 1 videodisc (146 min.), Burbank, CA, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Lorraine Bracco.
    Abstract: Revolving around low-level gangster Henry Hill, gives an inside look at the Mafia from 1955-80.

  896. Graciadio, Raúl Perrone et al., 1 videocassette (60 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Gustavo Prone, Violeta Naón, Mauro Alchuler.
    Abstract: A day in the life of three young people Gus, Pao, and Mendo. Gus and Pao are dating and Pao has gotten pregnant. We see with whom and where these three go, but no real ambition exists amongst them.

  897. Gracias por el fuego, Lautaro Murúa et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 99 min.), Argentina, 1985.
    Notes: Performer Note: Lautaro Murua, Victor Laplace, Dora Baret, Graciela Dufau.
    Abstract: A film of love and passion, adaptated from the novel by Benedetti.

  898. Gracias por los servicios, Ulises Dumont et al., 1 videocassette (78 min.), Venezuela, Chorillos, Perú, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ulises Dumont, Lito Cruz, Cecilia Cenci, Franklin Caicedo.
    Abstract: A luxurious apartment is assaulted by three men, who after killing the maid, wait for the arrival of the lady of the house. When she returns she is violently pressured to tell them where they can find a half-million dollars. The woman doesn't know about the money. As they destroy her home they find documents implicating her husband in criminal activities.

  899. The Graduate, Mike Nichols et al., 1 videodisc (DVD) (106 min.), New York, NY, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Cast: Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, Katharine Ross.

  900. La gran ruta, Fernando Ayala et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.), Buenos Aires, 1986.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Brandoni, Juan Carlos Dual, Mimi Pons.
    Abstract: A gang of boys decides to rob a lodging hotel, asking an old criminal for advise. Meanwhile, a number of pairs of people will be arriving at the hotel at the exact moment of the assault.

  901. Gran Valor!, Enrique Cahen Salaberry et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 97 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay.
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan Carlos Calabro, Graciela Alfano, Nelly Laínez.
    Abstract: Abel Amoroso is a boyish and clumsy sort. He dreams that he is kidnapped by Luis Santanelli, a criminal who resembles him in many physical characteristics. Santanelli then proceeds to step into Amoroso's life, taking over both his work and his financée.

  902. Gran Valor en la facultad de medicina, Enrique Cahen Salaberry et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan Carlos Calabro, Adriana Aguirre, Mónica Gonzaga.
    Abstract: A gentleman named Gran Valor works in a café serving coffee. He has a photographic memory and when his friend gets put in jail for a crime he did not commit, Gran Valor decided to step in and take his medical exam for him. All goes well, until he is found out and then his family must figure out how to expose the truth. Sequel to Cahen Salaberry's 1979 film Gran Valor!

  903. Grandes festivales de España, Harry E Babbitt, Babbitt Instructional Resources (Firm), and Gessler Publishing Company, 1 videocassette (25 min.), San Antonio, New York, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrator, Cristina Martinez
    Contents: Las Fallas en Valencia -- La fiesta de la Semana Saint -- La feria de abril -- La fiesta de Santiago -- La fiesta de San Fermín.
    Abstract: This video covers five of Spain's great festivals. It includes historical background and geographical context for each festival.

  904. Le Gratie dámore, Elizabeth Aldrich et al., 1 videocassette (33 min.), New York, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ramo n Nu n ez
    Performer Note: Court Dance Company of New York, Charles Garth, director, Sara Vial, director
    Event Note: Taped on the estate of Viña Santa Rita outside Santiago, Chile
    Contents: Pavan-galliard -- Suite of Branles -- Il canario -- La caccia dámore -- Adda felice -- So ben mi chi ha bon tempo -- Passo e mezzo -- La gaillarde de la garde
    Added Title: Renaissance court dance
    Added Title: European court dance of the late renaissance
    Added Title: The graces of love.
    Abstract: Demonstrations of European court dances of the late 1500's, based on original descriptions by Thoinot Arbeau, Cesare Negri and Fabritio Caroso.

  905. Great speeches, Colin L Powell et al., 1 videocassette (93 min.), Greenwood, IN, 1995.
    Notes: Contents: Commencement Address at Howard University / Colin Powell -- AIDS Speech to 1992 Democratic Convention / Elizabeth Glaser -- Turning over the gavel to Newt Gingrich / Richard Gephardt -- Addressing Congress upon becoming Speaker of the House / Newt Gingrich -- Speech at Rio Environmental Conference / Fidel Castro
    Performer Note: Edward Roehling
    Event Note: Taped between 1992 and 1995.
    Abstract: Presents speeches by 5 famous speakers each with an introduction detailing the time, place and events surrounding them.

  906. The Green Berets, John Wayne et al., 1 videodisc (142 min.), Burbank, CA, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: John Wayne, David Janssen, Jim Hutton, Aldo Ray, Raymond St. Jacques, Bruce Cabot, Jack Soo, George Takei, Patrick Wayne, Luke Askew, Irene Tsu.
    Abstract: John Wayne leads his Special Forces troops against a deadly and determined enemy. The film combines rugged action with spectacular special effects.

  907. The Greening of Cuba, Jaime Kibben and Institute for Food and Development Policy (Oakland, Calif.), 1 videocassette (38 min.), Oakland, CA, 1996.
    Abstract: This video profiles Cuban farmers and scientists working to reinvent a sustainable agriculture, based on ecological principles and local knowledge rather than imported agricultural inputs. In their quest for self-sufficiency, Cubans combine time-tested traditional methods with cutting-edge biotechnology.

  908. Gregorio, Fernando Espinoza et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Lima, Peru, 198-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Marino León de la Torre, Vetzy Pérez-Palma, Augusto Varillas, Manuel Acosta Ojeda, Rafael Hernández.
    Abstract: A peasant family must emigrate to Lima to escape the extreme poverty of life in the Andes. The oldest of the sons, Gregorio, 12, confonts a different kind of hostile environment, one in which the clothing is different, the language is difficult to understand, and peasant origins denigrated. This sad experience quickly brings him into the world of delinquency and drugs.

  909. Gregorio y el mar, Gregorio Fuentes et al., 1 videorecording (33 min.), Bogota, Colombia, 1999.
    Abstract: A man who sailed the Caribbean with Hemingway reminisces.

  910. Gringalet, Rubén W Cavalloti, 1 videocassette, Argentina, 19??

  911. Griselda Alvarez abriendo brecha, Griselda Alvarez, Denise Maerker, and Once TV (Mexico City, Mexico), 1 videocassette (53 min.), México, D.F, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Guest, Griselda Alvarez; interviewer, Denise Maerker.
    Abstract: An interview with Mexican politician Griselda Alvarez, who discusses her life and work and the position of women in politics in Mexico today.

  912. Guadalupe, la Chinaca [...] a buscar a Pantaleón, Raphael J Sevilla et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Leopoldo Ortín, Marina Tamayo, J.J. Martínez Casado.

  913. Guambianos, Wolf Tirado et al., 1 videocassette (59 min.), New York, NY, 1979?
    Abstract: A study of the daily life of Colombia's Guambiano Indians, a group facing extinction.

  914. Guantanamera, Jorge Perugorría et al., 1 videocassette (104 min.), Madrid, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Perugorría, Mirtha Ibarra, Carlos Cruz.
    Abstract: A satire about life in Cuba. The members of a funeral procession and some truckdrivers who have to take the same route begin to talk about God and the world ending up in discovering that life for both groups has many similarities as well as a lot of differences depending on the point of view.

  915. Guarapo, Teodoro Rios et al., 1 videocassette (103 min.), Madrid, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan Luis Gallardo, Luis Suarez, Patricia Adriani.
    Abstract: Gomera, Canary Islands, 1936. Benito, aka "Guarapo," peasant without land, like many others, longs to emigrate to America, but legal limits to immigration prevent him. He must find a clandestine way to go. Not only does he have the legal barriers, but he is also in love with Amparo, who works for Don Luis Ventura, wealthy landowner. Persecuted by the Guardia Civil, he must find a way to escape.

  916. Guardafronteras, Octavio Cortuzar et al., 1 videocassette (120 min.), New York, N.Y., 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Tilo Junco, Patricio Wood, Salvador Blanco, Javier Gonzalez.
    Abstract: In 1963, a Cuban border patrol is sent to take a small island of the coast of Cuba for use as a command post to guard against pirates and the United States. The Sergeant tries to teach them the ropes.

  917. Guardian, el perro salvador, Humberto Gómez Landero et al., 1 videocassette (77 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Evita Muñoz (Chachita), Alma Delia Fuentes, Matilde Palou.
    Abstract: When Chachita's drunken father disappears, she and her mother are forced to take jobs as servants for a rich family. Olga, an extremely spoiled girl and only child of the house, refuses to allow Chachita's dog, Guardian, into the house and treats Chachita terribly. When Chachita's father visits the home one day, Olga calls the police and claims that he is a house thief. They arrive, and in a struggle fatally beat him and them take her mother to jail. Throughout the ordeal Guardian is Chachita's only real friend.

  918. Guatemala a journey to the end of memories, Ilan Ziv et al., 1 videocassette (56 min.), New York, 1986.
    Notes: Performer Note: Celeste Wesson
    Added Title: Journey to the end of memories.
    Abstract: In 1976, twenty years after the democratic government of Guatemala was overthrown in a military coup aided by the U.S., widespread popular revolt broke out in Guatemala. By 1981 the guerillas held control of most of the countryside. In an effort to deprive them of civilian support the military government embarked on a systematic program of kidnapping, political assassination and genocide. Thousands of civilians were murdered and their crops and villages burned. Thousands more fled the violence into refugee camps in neighboring Mexico. This is the story of one of those who fled with most of his family - José Lopez, who dreams of returning to his homeland which the military since 1986 claims has been "pacified.".

  919. La guerra de Dios, Rafael Gil et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Spain?, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Claude Laydu, Francisco Rabal, Marco Davo.
    Abstract: A young priest, recently graduated from the seminary and profoundly interested in social problems, is sent to a small parish in strife. Relations between the local mine owner and the town's miners improve with the priest's help, when a disaster in the mines entombs the priest, the mine owner and two young boys.

  920. Guerra de España, Joris Ivens et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 159 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Contents: Spanish earth (52 min.) -- L'Espoir (72 min.)-- España (35 min.)
    Added Title: Spanish earth
    Added Title: Espoir
    Added Title: España.
    Abstract: Brought together on video, three films (Spanish earth (1937), directed by Joris Ivens; L'Espoir (1945), directed by Andrès Malraux, and: España (1937), directed by Luis Buñuel) are the best representatives of a wealth of material on the struggle of the Republicans against Franco's Fascist forces in the Spanish Civil War.

  921. La guerra de las monjas, José María Fernández Unsain et al., 1 videocassette (088 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pilar Bayona, Emilia Bayona, Enrique Guzmán.
    Abstract: Pilar and Ricardo are both young and fun-loving; even though they've never met, Pilar's uncle and Ricardo's mother have decided to arrange a marriage between the two. Both rebel against the marriage, sneaking out at night to dance in night clubs. They meet at a club one night, but neither realizes the other is part of the "arrangement," and agree to meet again. The whole affair is ruined when Pilar is kidnapped in order to draw ransom money from Ricardo.

  922. La Guerra del cerdo de Adolfo Bioy Casares Diary of the war of pigs, Leopoldo Torre Nilsson et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.), Los Angeles, Calif, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jose Slavin, Marta González, Victor Laplace, Edgardo Suarez
    Added Title: Diary of the war of pigs.
    Abstract: The generation gap is taken to the extreme by a group of young people who decide to exterminate all senior citizens.

  923. La guerra gaucha, Enrique Muiño et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Enrique Muiño, Francisco Petrone, Angel Magaña.
    Abstract: A dramatization of the war of independence in northwest Argentina.

  924. La guerra la gano Yo, Sixto Pondal Ríos et al., 1 videocassette (68 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 1995?
    Notes: Performer Note: Pepe Arias, Ricardo Passano, Alberto Contreras, Virginia Luque.
    Abstract: During World War II, a shopkeeper in a suburb of Buenos Aires works to become very rich.

  925. La Guita, Fernando Ayala et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Norman Briski, Luis Brandoni, Eddie Pequenino.
    Abstract: A young man is the main character of four different scenarios. Each story is unique but deals with money. The young man takes on different roles of people of varying age throughout the film. The stories are simple, dealing with either how he can make a lot of money or not lose what he has already.

  926. La guitarra de Gardel, León Klimovsky et al., 1 videocassette (97 min.), Argentina?, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Agustín Irusta, Armen Sevilla, Antonio Casal.

  927. Guitarras de media noche, Rafael Baledón et al., 1 videocassette (84 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Lola Beltran, José Alfredo Jiménez, Demetrio Gonzalez.
    Abstract: Lola is an attractive young woman who lives in the countryside, a long carriage ride from the nearest village. She is pursued by two friendly but uncharismatic men from the village, both of whom encourage her to move into town because of the infamous masked man, Luis Mendoza. However, on her drives between home and town she is confronted by Luis, who remains unidentified but flirts with her just the same. Intrigued by his mystery, she keeps her suitors wondering while trying to figure out who exactly this masked man is.

  928. Guma the snake, Alejo Santa Maria, Cristina Echavarria, and ETNOS Television, 1 videocassette (26 min.), Colombia, S.A, 1987.
    Abstract: "Beginning with a beautiful myth of origin, this documentary then leads into an interesting everyday account, which takes place in a Kogui and Arsario Indian village in the remote mountain valleys of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (North Colombia).... It weaves technology, social organization and philosophy, with a rare recording on the symbolical and practical uses of coca leaves in this indigenous community." -- publisher's flyer.

  929. Gustavo Sainz, University of California, Santa Barbara et al., 1 videocassette (24 min.), Santa Barbara, Calif, 1979.
    Abstract: An interview with Mexican novelist, Gustavo Sainz, who shares some insights into contemporary Mexican society and literature, including novelistic techniques, comparisons of the novel with film, some of his own artistic influences and other biographical details.

  930. La Habana en sus manos, Videoamerica s.a and Publications Exchange (Firm), 1 videocassette (55 min.), Cuba?, 1988?
    Abstract: This documentary features Havana's music and people.

  931. Habanera, Pastor Vega et al., 1 videocassette (VHS) 90 min, New York, 1984.
    Notes: Performer Note: Daisy Granados, Ely Menx, Marcia Barreto.

  932. Había una vez un circo, Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Gaby, Fofó, Emilio "Miliki" Aragón, Mercedes Carreras, Jorge Barreiro.
    Abstract: Andrea, the daughter of a rich man named Sebastián has fallen in love with the circus. When she becomes sick, the circus seems to be the only cure for her. Meanwhile, her father goes out late at night with Carla whom he plans to marry. However, he is unaware that she is really only interested in his money. Thus, the circus eventually proves that it not only brings happiness to Andrea, but Sebastián finds out what he has been looking for as well.

  933. Han matado a Tongolele, Roberto Gavaldón et al., 1 videocassette (70 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Yolanda Montes, Manuel Arvide, David Silva.
    Abstract: Yolanda, the star performer in the theater production of "Tongele" has many suitors seeking her attention. She has trouble keeping them away from one another. She is serious about one man, Carlos, but there is another man from her past, Marcial, whom she still loves. This set of relationships play themselves out during the intermission of the show as Yolanda contends with her admirers.

  934. Hanoi, martes 13 diciembre, José Martí, Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica, and OSPAAAL (Organization), 1 videocassette (ca. 38 min.), Havana, Cuba?, 1961.

  935. Happiness, Todd Solondz et al., 1 videodisc (139 min.), United States, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jane Adams, Dylan Baker, Lara Flynn Boyle, Cynthia Stevenson.
    Abstract: A dark comedy that centers around three sisters struggling to achieve happiness and middle class perfection.

  936. Hasta cierto punto Up to a point, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea et al., 1 videocassette (VHS) 75 min, New York, 1983.
    Notes: Performer Note: Oscar Alvarez, Mirta Ibarra
    Added Title: Up to a point.

  937. Hasta el viento tiene miedo, Carlos E Taboada et al., 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Marga López, Maricruz Olivier, Alicia Bonet.

  938. Hasta la Reina Isabel baila el danzón, Luis Felipe Bernaza, Jorge Delvaty, and Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica, 1 videocassette (ca. 20 min.), Havan, Cuba?, 1991.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrator, Juan Carlos Roque.
    Abstract: Marta González, a card and palm reader, believes she is possessed by the spirit of Queen Isabella of Spain. Citizens of Havana, Cuba are asked whether they believe in spirits and what they would ask or tell Isabella if they had the opportunity.

  939. Hasta que se ponga el sol, Aníbal Uset, Aries Cinematográfica Argentina, and Miami Video Home (Firm), 1 videocassette (70 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Abstract: Concert film of Buenos Aires Rock III (1972), featuring leading Argentine bands including Sui Generis, Arco Iris, Billy Bond y La Pasada and Color Humano.

  940. Havana, Sydney Pollack, 1 videodisc (145 min.), Universal City, Calif, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Robert Redford, Lena Olin, Raul Julia, Alan Arkin.
    Abstract: High-rolling poker player Jack Weil is trying to make one big score in 1958 Havana. But his plan doesn't include falling for Roberta, wife of revolutionary Arturo Duran. After Arturo is removed by the police, Jack is drawn closer to Roberta and his last chance for the big score is threatened.

  941. Havana Nagila the Jews In Cuba, Evan Garelle et al., 1 videocassette (56 min.), Modesto, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrator, Isabel Alegría.
    Abstract: This video documentary traces the history and presence of the Jewish community in Cuba. Through archival material and interviews this film explores the impact of the 1959 Revolution, what it has been like for the five percent of the original community that has lived through these three and a half decades under Castro, the phenomenon of the community's recent resurgence, and the international issues that affect its future.

  942. Hay Angeles con espuelas, Luis Aguilar et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Aguilar, Miguel Aceves Mejia, Rosita Arenas
    Performer Note: Cinematography, Victor Herrera ; editor, Jorge Bustos ; music, Sergio Guerrero.
    Abstract: Esteban, who was believed to be dead, sends a telegram to his Tía Sarita, saying that he is coming. As soon as the village gets the news, all the men hide their wives and daughters because Esteban is a handsome womanizer. Doña Sarita tells her maid to prepare a room for him, but the maid reminds her that Esteban stole all her cows. The village priest and the men of the village worry because Esteban has apparently become a priest and will be replacing the current priest.

  943. Hay que educar a Niní, Luis César Amadori and Videograma S.R.L, 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.

  944. Hay unos tipos abajo, Emilio Alfaro et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), Montevideo Uruguay, 1988?
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Brandoni, Luisina Brando, Marta Bianchi.
    Abstract: Julio, a newspaper journalist finds three dead men in a car in the basement of his house. Because of the fear and anxiety caused by this discovery, his life and his relationships with friends and girlfriend begin to change.

  945. Hechos sobre los rieles una historia de los terrocarrileros mexicanos, John Mraz et al., 1 videocassette, New York, NY, 1988.
    Notes: Added Title: Made on rails : a history of the Mexican railroad workers.
    Abstract: Relates the history of one of Mexico's most combative unions, from the 1920s to the present day. Recounts the workers' continuing struggle against the government and opportunist politicians.

  946. La herencia, Ricardo Alventosa et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan Verdaguer, Nathan Pizón, Alba Mújica.
    Abstract: The story is set in Buenos Aires, during the turbulent 60s. A small bourgeois family will receive an inheritance from a wealthy aunt, who made her fortune through prostitution. The will contains a clause which stipulates that the family will receive the money only if they produce a son. After three years without success, the husband is suspected of sterility. In order to fulfill the clause, he turns to an office mate to father a child for him.

  947. La herencia macabra, José Bohr et al., 1 videocassette (122 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Miguel Arenas, Consuelo Frank, Ramón Armengod.
    Abstract: A doctor and medical school professor has a theory that ugly people, like the daughter of her maid, become bad people because they must see themselves in the mirror every day. The doctor theorizes that if the ugly people were to find themselves beautiful one day, they would become good. In order to test her theory, the doctor performs an emergency operation on her maid's daughter and makes her beautiful. The operation seems to be a success and the she seems to be transformed into a well-behaved girl. Movie-Mex International.

  948. Hermanos, Enrique de Rosas and Arte Video (Firm), 1 videocassette, Argentina, 19??

  949. Hermoso ideal, Alejandro Galindo et al., 1 videocassette (78 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rodolfo Landa, Conchita Martinez, Lily Aclemar.
    Abstract: The daughter of a Spanish businessman is about to marry. Her wedding plans come to a halt after her finacé discovers that his brother has joined the French Foreign Legion, effectively disgracing his family's name. It is at this moment that the woman's childhood sweetheart re-enters her life and rekindles their love. She is forced to choose between her fiancé and her childhood sweetheart.

  950. Het dak van de Walvis On top of the whale, Raúl Ruiz et al., 1 videocassette (93 min.), New York, NY, 1991.
    Notes: Performer Note: Willeke van Ammelrooy, Jean Badin, Fernando Bordeu.
    Abstract: A Dutch anthropologist couple meet a "communist millionaire" who invites them to visit him in Patagonia, where he lives with the the last two survivors of a lots tribe of Indians. They accept his offer and study the lives of two Indians, but unexplained mysteries confound them.

  951. High heels, Victoria Abril et al., 1 videocassette (113 min.), United States, Hollywood, Calif, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Victoria Abril, Marisa Paredes, Miguel Bosé.
    Abstract: The husband of a TV anchorwoman, ex-lover of her long-estranged singer-actress mother, is mysteriously killed, and both mother and daughter come under suspicion in a frenzied investigation filled with romantic mix-ups and mistaken identities.

  952. High plains drifter, Clint Eastwood et al., 1 videodisc (106 min.), Universal City, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Clint Eastwood, Verna Bloom, Mariana Hill.
    Abstract: A stranger is hired to protect a Western town from three desperadoes.

  953. Highlander, Russell Mulcahy et al., 1 videodisc (116 min.), Los Angeles, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Sean Connery, Christopher Lambert, Roxanne Hart, Clancy Brown.
    Abstract: Conner Macleod is a Scot who should have died in 1536. But he belongs to a rare race of immortals that can only be killed when beheaded with a sword. Their destiny is to duel through history until the Gathering, when the remaining few will battle for supremacy. Macleod lives in peace for four centuries. Then his old enemy, the evil Kurgan, arrives to challenge him. With modern New York as their arena, the two time-scarred swordsmen square off. Only one can survive. And he will wield more power than any man ever dreamed existed.

  954. Highlander 2, renegade version the director's cut, Russell Mulcahy et al., 1 videodisc (2 hr., 11 min.), Los Angeles, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Christopher Lambert, Virginia Madsen, Michael Ironside, Sean Connery, John C. McGinley.
    Abstract: Once again Conner MacLeod calls up the spirit of his mentor Juan Ramirez and together they join in one final, fiery battle to save mankind. Re-edited and completely restored.

  955. La hija de la otra, Vicente Orona Brillas et al., 1 videocassette (103 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Evita Muñoz "Chachita", Carmen Molina, Carlos Navarro.
    Abstract: A poor piano tuner kidnaps a young girl from her upper class home and takes her to his mother's modest apartment, where he explains to his mother how he once had an affair with a rich woman who later rejected him because of his poverty, and how she then had his baby, the girl he has just kidnapped.

  956. La hija del penal, Fernando Soler et al., 1 videocassette (102 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria Antonieta Pons, Ruben Rojo, Andres Soler.
    Abstract: A young and beautiful girl named María lives among the prisoners in the prison of the Islas Marias. She was born to one of the prisoners, a woman called La Pomorosa, who was a former dancer. All the men of the island love and respect her, but when she is ready to leave for "The Continent" (as they call Mexico) for the first time and make her way in the world, her mother warns her never to reveal her origins because no one would believe that a good person could come from a prison.

  957. La hija del regimiento, José Cibrian et al., 1 videocassette (??? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: José Cibrian, Fernando Cortes.

  958. Hijo mio, Roberto Gavaldón et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Dolores del Río, Pedro López Lagar, Eduardo Noriega.

  959. Historia de un cine comprometido History of a committed cinema, Emilio Rodriguez et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 15 min.), New York, NY, 1983.
    Notes: Added Title: History of a committed cinema.
    Abstract: Shows the work of the Nicaraguan Film Institute (Incine), a part of the Sandinistan government in Nicaragua.

  960. Historia de un Corazon, Rosario Granados et al., 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rosario Granados, Alma Delia Fuentes.

  961. Historia de un gran amor, Agustin J Fink et al., 1 videocassette (149 min.) :sd., b&w, Madera, Calif, 1984.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Negrete, Gloria Marin, Domingo Soler, Sara Garcia.
    Abstract: A tragic story of a man and woman in love.

  962. Historia del 900, Hugo del Carril et al., 1 videocassette (97 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Joaquín Petrosino, Vicente Alvarez, Guillermo Battaglia.
    Abstract: "An authentic story, base on real events and people at the turn of the 20th century.".

  963. La historia del tango, Manuel Romero et al., 1 videocassette (65 min.), Montevideo, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernado Lámas, Tito Lusiardo, Severo Fernández.
    Abstract: A story of the dance Tango and how it developed to become so popular. Involves the romance between two famous people of the dance, Juan Carlos and Aurora Vega (La Morocha). They had a child, but Juan Carlos went off with someone else and Aurora stayed alone raising her daughter in hopes of her lover's return. Meanwhile, she remains good friends with a man that always loved her and now after having lost his wife wishes to reunite with Aurora. In the end, everyone gets what they deserved.

  964. La Historia oficial The Official story, Norma Aleandro et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), S.l., 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Norma Aleandro, Héctor Alterio, Analia Castro, Chunchuna Villafane
    Added Title: Official story.
    Abstract: The wife of a businessman faces the ultimate challenge when she begins to suspect that her own daughter, adopted at birth, may have been stolen.

  965. Historias de crimenes, Manuel Romero, 1 videocassette, S.l, 1942.

  966. Historias del Kronen, Alta Films et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Spain, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan Diego Botto, Jordi Mollá, Nuria Prims, Aitor Merino, Armando del Río.
    Abstract: Carlos has just turned twenty. Every night he goes to the Kronen, a bar where he meets up with his friends. Carlos is on a summer holiday, and what he prefers is nightlife. Everything is possible, everything is allowed. One adventure leads to another as if the night would never end. For Carlos and his friends, there are no limits, no boundaries. Every situation is pushed to its extreme, nothing must get in the way. In transgression, they are looking for something different, that makes them feel alive. It is only once the tragedy is inevitable, that Carlos and his friends have to face a reality they are trying to ignore.

  967. Hogar, dulce hogar, Luis J Moglia Barth et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Olinda Bozán, Floren Delbene, Fanny Navarro, Carlos Ginés, Raimundo Pastore, José Otal, María Esther Gamas, Baby Correa, María Esther Podestá, José De Angelis, Carlos Díaz.
    Abstract: A capricious woman, fixated in reading police novels, works in a radio program dealing with advice for the home, when she gets mixed up in an assassination.

  968. Hola, estás sola?, Iciar Bollain et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Spain, 1996?
    Notes: Performer Note: Candela Peña, Silke, Alex Angula, Elena Irureta, Arcadi Levin.
    Abstract: Nina is a 20 year-old woman from Valladolid who lives with her divorced father, an authoritarian and conservative man. Trini is ofthe same age and has lost her mother. For Nina and Trini, Valladolid and their families have nothing to offer, so they go on an adventurous voyage to the Costa del Sol in the south of Spain.

  969. Hombre mirando al sudeste Man facing southeast, Eliseo Subiela et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Los Angeles, CA, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Lorenzo Quinteros, Hugo Soto, Ines Vernengo, Christina Scaramuzza.
    Abstract: A man named Rantes appears in a Buenos Aires psychiatric hospital. He claims to be an alien visitor and becomes a source of hope to the other patients.

  970. Hombres de la esquina rosada, Francisco Mugica et al., 1 videocassette (66 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Francisco Petrone, Susana Cámpos, Walter Vidarte.
    Abstract: The film concerns two stories. The first part takes place on the centenary of the May Revolution, May 25, 1910, in a suburb of Buenos Aires where there is a celebration. The second thread goes to the heart of the Borgesian conflict: the reason for the cowardice of Rosando Juárez a lady's man in Maldonado when faced another like from out of town, Francisco Real. When Real had left prison, he had been charged to avenge his cell mate who had died; he was to take vengeance on the one who had put him in the Lujanera--a woman who always went away with the most handsome man. But little by little, death was penetrating him, too, and those around him sensed it and were afraid. Juárez was one of those who fled Maldonado when he came face to face with the "dead" Real.

  971. Home is struggle Historias paralelas, Marta Noemi Bautis et al., 1 videocassette (37 min.), New York, NY, 1994.
    Notes: Added Title: Historias paralelas.
    Abstract: Film explores the lives of women who have immigrated to the United States from different Latin American countries for very different reasons, economic and political. In sharing their stories they present an absorbing picture of the construction of Latina identity and the immigrant experience.

  972. Homosexualidad un tabú que se derrumba, TV UNAM (Mexico City, Mexico), 1 videocassette (62 min.), México, D.F, 1996.
    Notes: Added Title: Mujeres a debate.
    Abstract: First film: A report on homosexuality in Mexico, its psychological characteristics and social organization as a marginalized group. 2nd film: A visual history of the feminist movement in Mexico and the world and the effect of the United Nations initiatives.

  973. Honrarás a tu madre, Alberto D'Aversa et al., 1 videocassette (65 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Amalia Sánchez Ariño, Carlos Perelli, Rudolfo Onero.
    Abstract: Alfredo leaves his home to get an education, continually asking for financial support from his poor family. He deceives his family by not completing school but instead marrying an affluent woman. He abandons his family, even after they have sacrificed their lives to provide him with money. In the end, he realizes his fault and asks for their forgiveness.

  974. Honrarasa tus padres, Juan Orol et al., 1 videocassette (83 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Victoria Blanco, Juan Orol, René Cardona.
    Abstract: Amparo, the daughter of a wealthy engineer, refuses to marry her faithful friend Juan in favor of a rich, manipulative man. The man abandons her upon learning she is pregnant with his child, and she leaves home. Amparo's father dies in her absence, and she raises her daughter alone, only to run into Juan several years later.

  975. La hora de la verdad, Norman Foster et al., 1 videocassette (97 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ricardo Montalban, Lilia Michel, Virginia Serret.
    Abstract: A young man wants to be a bullfighter and is finally given the opportunity when he finds a man who is willing to train him not only in the art of bullfighting, but also in the art of being a gentleman for the time when he becomes a famous bullfighter. In time, his dreams come true and he becomes famous. He falls in love with a young lady who has his son, but doesn't tell him.

  976. La Hora de los hornos, Fernando E Solanas et al., 1260 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1998.
    Notes: Contents: Pt. I. Notas y testimonios sobre el neocolonialismo. (95 min.) -- Pt. II. Acto para liberación. (20 min.) -- Pt. III. la violencia y liberación. (45 min.).
    Abstract: A documentary on the liberation struggle being waged throughout Latin America, using Argentina as a historical model of the imperialist exploitation of the continent.

  977. La Hora del pueblo Uruguay, Estela Bravo, 1 videocassette (40 min.), S.l, 1990?
    Abstract: Documentary about the end of the military regime in Uruguay and the election of President Sanguinetti, during which time many exiles returned to the country and political prisoners were released.

  978. Hora y media de carcajadas con Cantinflas, Cantinflas et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.), California?, 1985?
    Notes: Contents: [1] Boxeador / direccion Fernando A. Rivero -- [2] Siempre listo en las tinieblas / dirección de Fernando A. Rivero -- [3] Cantinflas y su prima / dirección Carlos Toussaint -- [4] Cantinflas ruletero / dirección Fernando A. Rivero -- [5] Jengibre contra dinamita / dirección de Fernando A. Rivero -- [6] El famoso 777
    Added Title: Boxeador
    Added Title: Siempre listo en las tinieblas
    Added Title: Cantinflas y su prima
    Added Title: Cantinflas ruletero
    Added Title: Jengibre contra dinamita
    Added Title: Famoso 777
    Added Title: Famoso siete, siete, siete
    Added Title: Famoso setecientos setenta y siete.
    Abstract: A collection of 6 short films starring Mario Moreno ("Cantinflas").

  979. Horizontes de Piedra, Vinoly Barreto, 1 videocassette, S.l, 1956.

  980. Hospital Borda un llamado a la razon : un film, Marcelo Céspedes et al., 1 videocassette (65 min.), Buenos Aires, 1986?
    Abstract: Filmed inside a psychiatric hospital, this documentary works to humanize the "dehumanized", the inmates considered dangerous by the public. In showing the daily lives of the patients, the film works to combat the fears, prejudices and supersitions concerning the insane that the general public holds.

  981. Hotel de muchachas, Manuel de la Pedrosa et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 77 min.), Cuba, 1993?
    Notes: Performer Note: Perlita del Río, Leopoldo Fernández, Anibal de Mar.

  982. Hotel terminus the life and times of Klaus Barbie, Marcel Ophuls et al., 2 videocassettes (267), Los Angeles, CA, 1989.
    Abstract: Klaus Barbie was a Nazi war criminal who escaped and remained hidden for 40 years. This Academy Award winning documentary traces the 40-year hunt for Barbie which ended when he was brought to trial in 1987.

  983. Hoy le toca a mi mujer, Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Sandrini, Malvina Pastorino, Mercedes Carreras.

  984. Huapango, Juan Bustillo Oro et al., 1 videocassette (114 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Enrique Ortega.
    Abstract: Folkloric comedy about life in the Veracruz region of Mexico.

  985. Humberto Solás Lucia, 27 years later : a talk, Stanford, October 23, 1995, Humberto Solás, 1 videocassette (60 min.), 1995.

  986. Hundan al Belgrano, Federico Urioste, Channel Four (Great Britain), and AVH (Firm), 1 videocassette (158 min.), San Luis, Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrators: Juan C. Beltrán, Alfredo Jaeger.
    Abstract: The film tries to demonstrate that Britain has had a strategic project to control South America since the 18th century, manifesting itself most recently in the1982 Falklands War. Chronicals the roots of the war--both historical and contemporary--the events of the conflict, and its consequences. The sinking of the Belgrano with 368 aboard by the British submarine Conquerer in international waters at a point when peace negotiations were underway point to the political reasons for prolonging the war and ensuring a decisive British victory.

  987. The Hunt for Red October, Sean Connery et al., 1 videodisc (135 min.), Hollywood, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin, Scott Glenn, James Earl Jones, Sam Neill.
    Abstract: A new Soviet sub, the Red October, is heading for the U.S. coast. Government experts think it is planning to attack- that is, all the experts but one. He thinks the sub's commander is planning to defect, but he has only a few hours to find the sub and prove his theory.

  988. I skuggan av solen Sunshadow, Susanna Edwards and Migma Film AB, 1 videocassette (60 min.), New York, NY, 1996.
    Abstract: Sunshadow is a portrait of Cristina Sanchez, Spain's most famous female matador. It is an exciting account of a woman who challenges centuries of male tradition as she struggles to make it from the rural bullrings to the world's most prestigious arena: Las Ventas in Madrid.

  989. I, the worst of all Yo, la peor de todas : a film, Maria Luisa Bemberg et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), New York, NY, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Assumpta Serna, Dominique Sanda, Hector Alterio.
    Abstract: This historical drama tells the story of Juana Inés de la Cruz, one of the greatest poets of the Spanish Siglo de Oro. In order to pursue her passion for writing, Juana enters the convent. There, she develops an intimate relationship with the vicereine, who inspires her poetry. But when the forces of the Inquisition invade the convent, the women have only each other to turn to.

  990. IA-Kuba I am Cuba / a joint production between Mosfilm (USSR) and ICAIC (Cuba) ; director, Mikhail Kalatozov, Mikhaila Kalatozov et al., 1 videocassette (141 min.), New York, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Sergio Corrieri, Salvador Vud, José Gallardo, Raúl Garcia.
    Abstract: A series of vignettes illustrates the extremes of wealth and poverty, the exploitation, and the passions that led to the Cuban Revolution.

  991. IA-Kuba I am Cuba / a joint production of Mosfilm (USSR) and ICAIC (Cuba) ; director, Mikhail Kalatozov ; script by Yevgeny Tevtushenko, Enrique Pineda Barnet, Mikhail Kalatozov et al., 2 videodiscs (141 min.), Irvington, NY, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Sergio Corrieri, Salvador Vud, José Gallardo, Raúl García.
    Abstract: A series of vignettes illustrates the extremes of wealth and poverty, the exploitation, and the passions that led to the Cuban Revolution.

  992. Icemen of Chimborazo a film, Gustavo Guayasamin, Igor Guayasamin, and First Run/Icarus Films, 1 videocassette (21 min.), New York, 1980.
    Notes: Added Title: Ice men of Chimborazo.
    Abstract: Indian peasants from a rural village in Ecuador trek high into the Andes, where they cut ice from glacial snowcaps to sell to fresh food vendors at the market.

  993. Idea, Idea Vilariño and Imágenes (Firm), 1 videocassette (37 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrators, Ariel Caldarelli, Gloria Demassi.
    Abstract: Interview of poet Idea Vilariño and an examination of her life through documentary footage, photos and excerpts of feature films that illustrate the themes of her poetry and political experience. Vilariño is considered one of the major living poets of the Spanish language by some critics. Her work represents one of the few meeting places between critical acclaim and popular acceptance in Uruguayan literature Her childhood, her ghosts, her desolated vision of a world without God, the tormented weight of suffering in her relationship with Juan Carlos Onetti all shaped the woman who has expressed the deepest feelings of love and pain in Uruguayan literature.

  994. The idea we live in La idea que habitamos, Pilar Rodríguez, Anarca Productions, and Women Make Movies (Firm), 1 videocassette (19 min.), New York, NY, 1993.
    Notes: Added Title: Idea que habitamos.
    Abstract: Poems and excerpts from texts by Jorge Luis Borges, Gaston Bachelard, Marge Piercy, John Berger, Tess Gallagher, Georges Spyridaki, Rosario Castellanos, Annie Lennox, O.V. de Milosz, Pilar Rodriguez, Jaime Sabines, Ricardo Sanchez, Eduardo Langagne.

  995. Il gaucho un italiano en la Argentina, Dino Risi et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Vitttoria Gassman, Amedeo Nazarri, Nelly Panizza.
    Abstract: Marco Rovicchio is the Italian director of a popular film which is scheduled to recieve an award at an Argentine film festival. He takes three of his actresses and his scriptwriter to Buenos Aires for the festival. The group is quickly approached by Inéniero Marruchelli, a rich industrialist who wines and dines his new friends with the best he can provide. Marco meets up with an old school friend and compares lives and past memories.

  996. La ilegal, Arturo Ripstein et al., 1 videocassette (93 min.), Mexico.
    Notes: Performer Note: Lucia Mendez, Pedro Almendariz, Jr., Cristina Moreno, Gina Moret.
    Abstract: Claudia Bernal arrived in the U.S., pregnant by her filmmaker lover, who sets her up with a beach-front house. After his wife finds out, he hires men to rape Claudia and photograph the act. She is arrested for prostitution as a result of the blackmail. Since she is an illegal alien, she is deported, but the child is sent to its father's custody. She is smuggled back into the U.S. and waits for the chance to snatch back her child.

  997. La Ilusión viaja en tranvía Illusion travels by streetcar, Armando Orive Alba et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Los Angeles, CA, 1991.
    Notes: Performer Note: Lilia Prado, Carlos Navarro, Fernando Soto (Mantequilla)
    Added Title: Illusion travels by streetcar
    Added Title: Luis Buñuel's illusion travels by streetcar.
    Abstract: A motley crew of passengers on a rundown streetcar go on a series of picaresque adventures, with elements of political, social and religious satire expressed in the form of a fairy tale.

  998. The image of modern Spain, Michael Whiteley, Phil Grabsky, and Films for the Humanities (Firm), 1 videocassette (50 min.), Princeton, N.J, 1991.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mark Halliley
    Added Title: In the shadow of the sun
    Added Title: Image of modern Spain
    Added Title: In search of contemporary Spain, in the shadow of the sun.
    Abstract: Documentary of a new Spanish magazine El Europeo and how it is trying to present a new image of Spain that is more international, more European.

  999. Imagen Viva de Mexico, Emilio Cárdenas Elorduy et al., 13 parts on 4 videocassettes (27 min.each), Mexico City, 198?
    Notes: Contents: 1. Mexico y su cultura -- 2. Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz -- 3. Miguel Hidalgo. 1 cassette. -- 4. Jose Guadalupe Posada -- 5. Diego Rivera -- 6. La Lucha de Mexico por la paz. 1 cassette. -- 7. Lazaro Cardenas -- 8. Alfonso Reyes -- 9. Carlos Pellicer. 1 cassette. -- 10. Juan Rulfo. -- 11. Ignacio Chavez -- 12. Patrimonio artistico de la Universidad. 1 cassette. -- 13. Danza en El Espacio Escultórico. 1 cassette
    Added Title: Mexico y su cultura
    Added Title: La Lucha de Mexico por la paz
    Added Title: Patrimonio artistico de la Universidad
    Added Title: Danza en El Espacio Escultorico
    Added Title: Living image of Mexico.
    Abstract: "This series, 'Living Image of Mexico', provides a broad view of the most outstanding aspects of Mexican culture, showing the rich spiritual heritage of a people who have the most ancient traditions and permanent creative ability."--publisher's flyer.

  1000. Imágenes de fé, Rebecca E Marvil and Cinema Guild, 1 videocassette (28 min.), New York, 1993.
    Abstract: Discusses the creation and use of santos in Christian worship in Puerto Rico.

  1001. In the name of the father, Gabriel Byrne et al., 1 videodisc (133 min.), Universal City, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Emma Thompson, John Lynch, Corin Redgrave.
    Abstract: Fact-based film about Gerry Conlon, the young Irish punk who is caught in the wrong place at the wrong time and forced to confess to a terrorist bombing. He and his father, along with friends of Gerry, are found guilty and sentenced to life in prison. There, his father shows his true strength, and Gerry works to prove their innocence and clear his father's name.

  1002. In the shadow of the law, Paul Espinosa et al., 1 videocassette (58 min.), Berkeley, CA, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carmen Zapata.
    Abstract: Chiefly through the related and portrayed experiences of four families, the film shows the poor economic and social conditions under which illegal Mexican immigrants exist, in addition to their continual anxiety over possible discovery and deportation. Also shows the typical difficulties encountered in attempting to achieve legal resident status under the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

  1003. La indeseable, Mario Soffici et al., 1 videocassette (79 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Zully Moreno, Carlos Thompson, Eduardo Cuitiño.
    Abstract: Fernando, an older man, brings a young, beautiful woman name Elsa to his wife's funeral. Fernando has a heart attack and requires the assistance of Dr. Alvarez, who is both young and handsome. Fernando accuses Elsa of having an affair with him and dies suddenly. Elsa and Dr. Alvarez are arrested and put on trial for murder. Only then does the truth emerge as Fernando's death is revealed as a suicide.

  1004. Indigenismo y mesticismo Icaza, C. Alegria, Arguedas], José Miguel Oviedo, Jaime Barrios, and World News for Latin America (Firm), 1 videocassette (ca. 25 min.), McLean, Va., 1983.
    Abstract: Professor Oviedo offers insights into important aspects of the history of the Latin American novel, with particular emphasis on José María Arguedas, Jorge Icaza's Huasipungo and Ciro Alegría's El mundo es ancho y ajeno.

  1005. Inframundo entrevista con Juan Rulfo, Juan Rulfo and Silvia Fuentes, 1 videocassette (58 min.), Hanover, NH, 1983.
    Abstract: In an interview with Silvia Fuentes, Juan Rulfo talks about his childhood and family in the context of the Mexican Revolution. He tells how the various jobs he had in his youth took him from one end of his country to the other, discovering places and people which he later used in his fiction. He shares us the germinal ideas for Pedro Páramo and reads from that novel as well as from his story El llano en llamas.

  1006. Inmaculada, Julio Bracho et al., 1 videocassette (128 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rosario Granados, Carlos López Moctezuma.
    Abstract: A widow is worried that her daughter, Rosalia, who is being pursued by a man, is headed on the wrong path, just like her father. Rosalia is caught by her mother as she is escaping with Adolfo, whom her mother is convinced tells Rosalia that he loves her only to get his way with her. The mother tells her daughter the story of her own life.

  1007. La Insolita tribu de los Guaicas, Karl Weidman et al., 1 videocassette (60 min.), Valencia, Venezuela, 1985.
    Notes: Added Title: Insolita tribu de los Guaica.
    Abstract: Guide Karl Weidman visits an indigenous race, the Guaica, who live at the mouth of the Orinoco River deep in the Amazon jungle. Thought to originate at least a thousand years before Christ and to be the first inhabitants of the American continent, this tribe still maintains many ancient customs of its ancestors.

  1008. Intermezzo criminal, Luis J Moglia Barth et al., 1 videocassette (89 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Olinda Bozán, Pablo Palitos.

  1009. Interview and press conference with Alcides Chiesa, Alcides Chiesa, Jorge Ruffinelli, and Jack Genero, 1 videocassette (20 min.), Stanford, Calif, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Interviewer: Jorge Ruffinelli.
    Abstract: Alcides Chiesa talks about his movie projects and his concerns with Latin American political and social issues.

  1010. Interview with Ambrosio Fornet, Ambrosio Fornet, Jorge Ruffinelli, and Jack Genero, 1 videocassette (33 min.), Stanford, Calif, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Interviewer: Jorge Ruffinelli.
    Abstract: Fornet is a Cuban literary and cinema critic, and also a scriptwriter. Here he talks about Cuban filmmaker Tomás Gutiérrez Alea's career.

  1011. Interview with Claudette Maille, Claudette Maille, Jorge Ruffinelli, and Jack Genero, 1 videocassette (26 min.), Stanford, Calif, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Interviewer: Jorge Ruffinelli.
    Abstract: Claudette Maille talks about her acting roles.

  1012. Interview with Desiderio Navarro, Desiderio Navarro, Jorge Ruffinelli, and Jack Genero, 1 videocassette (40 min.), Stanford, Calif, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Interviewer: Jorge Ruffinelli.
    Abstract: Navarro is a Cuban critic and theoretician. He is the director of the journal Criterios, and he works at Casa de las Américas (Havana, Cuba) as a literary researcher. Here he discusses his career and current issues of literary theory.

  1013. Interview with Hilia Moreira, Hilia Moreira, Jorge Ruffinelli, and Jack Genero, 1 videocassette (27 min.), Stanford, Calif, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Interviewer: Jorge Ruffinelli.
    Abstract: Moreira is an Uruguayan professor of semiotics at the Dept. of Communication of the University of Uruguay. Here she discusses the uses of semiotics in film studies.

  1014. Interview with Jeanine Meerapfel, Jeanine Meerapfel, Jorge Ruffinelli, and Jack Genero, 1 videocassette (36 min.), Stanford, Calif, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Interviewer: Jorge Ruffinelli.
    Abstract: Meerapfel is a German-Argentinian filmmaker, concerned with Latin American political and social issues. Here she discusses her works.

  1015. Interview with Luis Arturo Ramos, Luis Arturo Ramos, Jorge Ruffinelli, and Jack Genero, 1 videocassette (33 min.), Stanford, Calif, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Interviewer: Jorge Ruffinelli.
    Abstract: Ramos is a well-known Mexican writer, and also a professor of literature at the University of Texas at El Paso. Here he discusses his literary career.

  1016. Interview with María Rojo, María Rojo, Jorge Ruffinelli, and Jack Genero, 1 videocassette (37 min, Stanford, Calif, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Interviewer: Jorge Ruffinelli.
    Abstract: Rojo is a distinguished Mexican actress. She has worked in more than 30 films, some of them in the United States. Here she discusses her cinema career.

  1017. Interview with Miguel Barnet, Miguel Barnet, Jorge Ruffinelli, and Jack Genero, 1 videocassette (47 min.), Stanford, Calif, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Interviewer: Jorge Ruffinelli.
    Abstract: Barnet is a Cuban writer and author of: Biografía de un Cimarrón, Canción de Rachel, etc. Here he discusses his works.

  1018. Interview with Pastor Vega, Pastor Vega, Jorge Ruffinelli, and Jack Genero, 1 videocassette (49 min.), Stanford, Calif, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Interviewer: Jorge Ruffinelli.
    Abstract: Pastor Vega talks about his film career and the history of moviemaking in Cuba.

  1019. Interview with Raúl Rodríguez, Raul Rodriguez, Jorge Ruffinelli, and Jack Genero, 1 videocassette (28 min.), Stanford, Calif, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Interviewer: Jorge Ruffinelli.
    Abstract: Rodríguez is a Cuban historian of cinema at the ICAIC (Instituto Cubano de Cine), and is the author of the book: El cine silente en Cuba. Here he discusses silent Cuban cinema.

  1020. Interview with Roberto Fernández Retamar, Roberto Fernández Retamar, Jorge Ruffinelli, and Jack Genero, 1 videocassette (50 min.), Stanford, Calif, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Interviewer: Jorge Ruffinelli.
    Abstract: Fernández Retamar is a Cuban poet and essayist, author of numerous books (Calibán, Para el perfil definitivo del hombre, etc.), and he is also the director of Casa de las Américas and the journal Casa de las Américas. Here he talks about his essays and poetry.

  1021. Interviews with Latin American Guerillas, J Chapman, 19 videocassettes, S.l, 1982.

  1022. Inti anti camino al sol, Suri Producciones, Videostar (Firm), and Video Arte (Firm), 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Abstract: Narrated story describing the unique lifestyles and land of the Andes in South America. Follows the history of the land and family including any mythical legends and unique customs. Music and culture of those that live there is also revealed outlining both the struggle and success of existence in this beautiful land. Narration follows not only lives of animals and natives, but also the journey of researchers and expeditions.

  1023. La inutil muerte de mi socio manolo The useless death of my bro Manolo, Julio Garcia Espinoso et al., 1 videocassette (79 min.), s.l, 1986?
    Notes: Performer Note: Mario Balmaseda, Pedro Renteria.
    Abstract: Two old friends who haven't seen each other in a long while, spend an evening getting drunk together, during which time they talk about the revolution, evaluate and criticize their lives, bare their souls, and end up taunting each other with disastrous results.

  1024. Invasión, Hugo Santiago et al., 1 videocassette (116 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Olga Zubarry, Lautaro Murúa, Juan Carlos Paz.

  1025. Invasion of the body snatchers, Philip Kaufman et al., 1 videodisc (117 min.) (2-sided), Santa Monica, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Leonard Nimoy, Jeff Goldblum, Veronica Cartwright.
    Abstract: Filmy spores fall from space over San Francisco, and the city blossoms with beautiful new flora. People take the flowers home and as they sleep, the plants creep over them, devouring their bodies and stealing their identities--including their emotions, their uniqueness and their souls.

  1026. Isabel Allende entrevista, Isabel Allende et al., 1 videocassette (35 min.), Hanover, NH, 1986.
    Abstract: Chilean novelist Isabel Allende reads from and discusses her novels La casa de los espiritus and De amor y sombra. She speaks of the 1973 military coup in Chile and its effects on her family as a primary influence on her work. She credits Pablo Neruda's work with teaching her to give creative expression to small things, to "find poetry in an onion." She asserts that literature is independent of sex, that she does not want her work to be judged as "female" but to be evaluated on its merit as art.

  1027. La isla de la pasión Clipperton, Emilio Fernández et al., 1 videocassette (125 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Armendáriz, Isabel Corona, David Silva, Carlos López, Miguel Inclán, Pituka de Foronda.
    Abstract: A story of the vicissitudes of a group of Mexicans abandoned on an island situated several thousand km. from their country. The French attempt to take over the island, but the Mexicans make a valient effort to defend themselves. Their obsessions are shaped by patriotism, unhappy relationships, rivalries between subordinates and superiors, and the forces of nature.

  1028. Jalisco nunca pierde, Chano Urueta et al., 1 videocassette (104 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Esperanza Baur, Jorge Velez, Pedro Armendariz.
    Abstract: Pedro, a young peasant who lives in a hacienda, is in love with the daughter of the patrón. The patrón, however, has plans for his daughter to marry a young man who now lives in the city. Pedro's friends constantly tell him that his love is futile.

  1029. Janitzio, Carlos Navarro et al., 1 videocassette (60 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Emilio Fernandez, Teresa Orozco, Gilberto Gonzalez.
    Abstract: A fishing community on a small island lives off the fish in the water - fish they have all the rights to. A young, strong fisherman falls in love with one of the women, and all goes well for them. Then a stranger arrives in town. He has considerable power as the new buyer of the fish. He gets the young fisherman in trouble and has him put into jail, only allowing him to get out if the girlfriend spends a week with this corrupt buyer. Out of love, she does so and before the week is over, her lover is released from jail. What follows is a chase, hiding, and death.

  1030. Jaula de oro The golden cage : a story of California's farmworkers, Filmakers Library, inc, Ferriss, Susan, and United Farm Workers, 1 videocassette (29 min.), New York, 1989.
    Notes: Performer Note: Roberto Johansson
    Added Title: The golden cage.
    Abstract: A documentary on the experiences of Mexican farmworkers in California and their isolation in a land of plenty. The history of the United Farmworkers Union is traced from the sixties to its current decline and the impact of the new immigration law is also examined.

  1031. La Jaula de oro--USA Cinematográfica Tamaulipas, Mario Almada et al., 1 videocassette of 1 (ca. 100 min.), Los Angeles, CA, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mario Almada, Fernando Almada, Carmen del Valle, Cecilia Camacho.

  1032. Jerry Maguire, Tom Cruise et al., 1 videodisc (138 min.), Culver City, Calif., 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Renee Zellweger, Kelly Preston, Jerry O'Connell, Jay Mohr, Bonnie Hunt.
    Abstract: A sports agent suddenly discovers his scruples and promptly loses his job. But with the help of one loyal colleague and one outrageous client, he learns that loving well is the best revenge.

  1033. Jesus de Nazaret, Jose Cibrian et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: José Cibrian, Adriana Lamar.
    Abstract: An account of the life of Jesus from his baptism by John and the performing of miracles to his his condemnation and crucifixion.

  1034. Jettatore, Luis Bayon Herrera, 1 videocassette, S.l, 1939.

  1035. JFK, Oliver Stone et al., 1 videodisc (206 min.), Burbank, Calif, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Kevin Costner, Kevin Bacon, Tommy Lee Jones, Laurie Metcalf, Gary Oldman, Michael Rooker, Jay O. Sanders, Sissy Spacek.
    Abstract: Director Oliver Stone seamlessly blends archival film with acted sequences in his version of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, which alleges that there was a massive plot and cover-up surrounding JFK's death.

  1036. Jibaro The wild ones, Daniel Díaz Torres and Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica, 1 videocassette (94 min.), New York, NY, 1989?
    Notes: Performer Note: Salvador Wood, René de la Cruz, Adolfo Llauradó
    Added Title: Wild ones
    Added Title: Wild dogs.
    Abstract: Looks at a famous mountain hunter and the conflicts he faces in trying to adapt to the revolution and its social transformations.

  1037. John Steinbeck's The pearl, John Steinbeck et al., 1 videocassette (VHS) (105 min.), New York, N.Y, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Armendariz, Maria Elena Marques
    Added Title: Steinbeck's The pearl
    Added Title: The pearl.
    Abstract: Tells the story of a poor Mexican fisherman whose dreams of wealth are both realized and shattered.

  1038. Joligud, Augusto Pradelli et al., 1 videocassette (89 min.), Venezuela, Chorilllos, Peru, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Marau Robho, Vidal Figueroa, Fatima Colina.
    Abstract: In 1971, the barrio of El Saladillo in Maracaibo, one of the most representative and popular neighborhoods of the area, faces destruction in the name of urban renewal. Sarita Estucha is a beautiful young woman of the barrio, predestined to become an actress. One day she has photos taken of her, which she sends to MGM in the hope that a Hollywood (or as it is pronounced in Maracaibo: Joligud) director will be able to transform her into a film diva. Her fame brings the possibility of salvation for the people of her barrio, but her story will destroy their hopes and dreams as they hope for a miracle from Joligud.

  1039. José Guadalupe Saucedo la vida es su teatro, José Guadalupe Saucedo and Ana Bertha Campa, 1 videocassette (ca. 28 min.), Calif., 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: José Guadalupe Saucedo, narrator.
    Abstract: Honors José Guadalupe Saucedo, director within the Chicano theater movement that arose in the 1970s. Arrived in San Francisco in the mid eighties, leaving after six years for Los Angeles to direct at the Mark Taper Forum and to teach at UCLA's theater department. In 1993 he began travelling throughout the Southwest United States, directing theater for Chicano audiences. After learning of his HIV status, friends began planning a celebration, portions of which are recorded here.

  1040. José Maria Velasco entre la ciencia y el paisaje. [Juan Rulfo, una visión de la mexicanidad], TV UNAM (Mexico City, Mexico), 1 videocassette (52 min.), México, D.F, 1996.
    Notes: Added Title: Juan Rulfo, una visión de la mexicanidad.
    Abstract: 1st film: A discussion of landscape painter José Maria Velasco and his scientific illustrations. 2nd film: Biographical sketch of the Mexican writer Juan Rulfo 10 years after his death and analysis of his works and influence.

  1041. José María y María José, Rodolfo Costamagna et al., 1 videocassette (107 min.), Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Brandoni, Cristina del Valle, Marta Bianchi, Gabriela Gili.
    Abstract: A pair of sweethearts whose families are of very different political backgrounds, face a dilemma: should she remain pregnant and together they assume the responsabilities with all the familiar problems, or opt for the "simple" way out that abortion offers.

  1042. Joven, viuda y estanciera, Luis Bayón Herrera et al., 1 videorecassette, Montevideo, Urugay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mecha Ortiz, Santiago Arrieta, Segundo Pomar.

  1043. Juan Globo, Luis Cesar Amadori et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Eduardo (Luis) Sandrini, Elina Colomer, Esperanza Palomero.
    Abstract: A young man named Juan Globo is one of those people that due to his incessant talking ends up in unique situations. One night he is taken as a dinner guest believing he is an American. Everyone thinks he is so funny although he only knows a few words of English and the next day ends up at the house of the family who took him to dinner. The mother and daughter take an immediate liking to him and hire him as their chauffeur. Thus begins all the crazy adventures that Juan will take everyone through.

  1044. Juan Manuel de Rosas, Manuel Antín et al., 1 videocassette (120 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rodolfo Bebán, Sergio Renán, Alberto Argibay, José María Gutiérrez, Miryan de Ridder, Teresa Barreto, Ricardo Passano, Onofre Lovero, Pedro Aleandro, Osvaldo Brandi, Tito Alonso, Andrés Percivale, Roberto Airaldi, Enrique Kossi, Silvia Legrand, Jorge Barreiro.
    Abstract: A film about the controversial historical figure, covering his life from 1820 to 1849.

  1045. Juan Pistolas, Roberto Curwood et al., 1 videocassette (65 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Raúl de Anda, Lucha Ruanova, Manuel Buendía.
    Abstract: In a Mexican town named San Jeronimo, a stranger comes riding in and is almost killed. His name is Juan Pistola. He quickly becomes friends with his neighbor Rosita, the school teacher. One day a group of thugs steals not only money, but also kidnaps Rosita. When Juan finds out, a long chase ensues, ending with the reunion of Juan and Rosita.

  1046. Judas, Josefina Escobeda et al., 1 videocassette (68 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Josefina Escobeda, Carlos Villatoro, Manuel Buendía.
    Abstract: Francisco Mendoza is from a poor farming family and fights in the Mexican Revolution as a young man, during which time his father is murdered by state troops. He works hard and earns a law degree and falls in love with Magdalena, the daughter of a wealthy man. A mutual friend invites him to dine casually with her family, but when he arrives, he discovers that the friend had misinformed him--the dinner is formal and private, making Francisco appear uncouth to Magdalena's father.

  1047. Julia de Burgos, Julia de Burgos et al., 1 videocassette (28 min.), New York, N.Y, 1979.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrator, David Ortiz.
    Abstract: A film biography of Puerto Rican poet Julia de Burgos with readings of her poetry.

  1048. Juliana, Rene Weber et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 1992?
    Notes: Performer Note: Rosa Isabel Molfino, David Zúñiga, Edward Centeno.
    Abstract: Feature film done in documentary style about a poor young girl named Juliana who becomes the leader of a group of Peruvian street children as they try to defy the brutal repression of the military regime. Juliana hides her sex in order to effectively lead her band of children. She must also put aside her own childhood in order to succeed.

  1049. Junventud sin berreras, Ricardo Montes et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Liliana Poggio, Christián, Luis Davila.
    Abstract: A group of mischievous and carefree adolescents focus their attention on an upcoming dance. The sudden illness of one of their fathers and one of the friend's disability make them all realize the fragility of life.

  1050. La justicia de los Villalobos, Enrique Zambrano et al., 1 videocassette (65 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ramón Gay, Rosa de Castilla, Raúl Martínez.
    Abstract: Nephews of a priest in a small Mexican farming and ranching town, Los Villalobos arrive and hear from their uncle how a local man is using his gang of men to kick small farmers off their property. One of the Villalobos begins to court Isabel, the same woman that is pursued by this outlaw. As the Villalobos begin to take a stand against the unfair practices of the gang, the threat to both Isabel and her sister increases with the more and more violent tendencies of the bandits.

  1051. La justicia de Pancho Villa El gaucho Mujica, Guz Aguila et al., 1 videocassette (93 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Vicente Padula, Stela Inda, Lolo Trillo.
    Abstract: As was the case throughout Latin America, the people in the villages of the Argentine pampa in 1914 are inspired by Pancho Villa and the Mexican Revolution. They are led in their struggle for justice by El Gaucho Mujica.

  1052. Justino un asesino de la tercera edad, Saturnino García et al., 1 videocassette (94 min.), Barcelona, 199?
    Notes: Performer Note: Saturnino Garcia, Carlos Lucas, Carmen Segarra, Francisco Maestre, Concha Salinas, Carlos de Gabriel.
    Abstract: A retired bullfighter finds a new career in crime.

  1053. Juvenilia, Augusto César Vatteone et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ernesto Vilches, Hugo Pimental, Elisa Galvé, Ricardo Passano Jr., José Olarra.
    Abstract: Two young men who live in an all boys boarding school love to sneak out and enjoy their lives. One of them falls in love with a beautiful girl named Estela and the other with an equally pretty girl named Mercedes. Their adventures continue as they sneak around visiting the girls whenever possible or just being mischievous young men.

  1054. Kalifornia, Brad Pitt et al., 1 videodisc (118 min.), New York, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Brad Pitt, Juliette Lewis, David Duchouny, Michelle Forbes.
    Abstract: Twisted, psychotic ex-convict Early Grayce has found his ride out of town...and just in time. Early didn't like the way his landlord was "acting up" so he killed him. Lucky for Early and his girlfriend, a young couple writing a book on serial killers needs two people to share expenses for a cross-country trip. The two couples are about to take one unforgettable ride.

  1055. Kika, Pedro Almodóvar et al., 1 videocassette (109 min.), S.l., 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: Veronica Forqué, Peter Coyote, Victoria Abril, Alex Casanovas, Rossy de Palma, Santiago Lajusticia, Anabel Alonso, Bibi Andersen, Jesús Bonilla, Karra Elejalde, Manuel Bandera.
    Abstract: A dizzy dame hairdresser, Kika, gets involved with a host of unusual characters: a homicidal expatriate Yank writer, Nicholas, and his bewildered stepson, Ramon, an uncommunicative underwear photographer; a vampish, oddball femme tv reporter, Andrea, who's constantly on the lookout for "reality" scoops and who wears a rubber suit with a revolving video camera mounted on her head; a lesbian maid, Juana, and her mentally-deficient convicted rapist brother, Pablo, who escaped while on parole from prison to attend a religious festival in his home town.

  1056. Kilométro 111, Mario Soffici et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Pepe Arias, Angel Magaña, Delia Garcés.
    Abstract: Social-folkloric drama about the social conflicts which arise when the railroad comes to a rural area.

  1057. Kleines Tropikana Tropicanita, Daniel Díaz Torres et al., 1 videocassette (108 min.), United States, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Peter Lohmeyer, Vladimir Cruz, Enrique Molina.
    Abstract: A Cuban policeman/crime writer is assigned to Havana to track down grave robbers, and stumbles upon a complicated conspiracy involving German filmmakers, Nazi spies, midgets, magic potions, nightclub dancers, antique dealers, elevator operators and an aging "internationalist" sexpot who sleeps her way around the world. The numerous versions of the mystery are all related by the cop/crime writer to his bored boss, who keeps telling him to shut up already.

  1058. Kuma Ching, Daniel Tinayre et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), Montevideo, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Sandrini, Lola Flores, Narciso Ibáñez Menta.
    Abstract: Under their dictator, GAO, a Spanish fascist regime, plans to kidnap a brilliant Spanish scientist (Luis Sandrini) to acquire the secret and power of the atomic bomb for themselves. In the process of doing so they are forced to kidnap his daughter who is a famous music artist (Lola Flores).

  1059. A la orilla de un palmar, Raphael J Sevilla et al., 1 videocassette (70 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Vicente Oroná, Alberto Martí, Marina Tamayo.
    Abstract: In a small Mexican fishing community live a very strong-willed young lady named Paula, and a determined fisherman named Marcelino who would like to marry her. But Paula's mother is very sick; and, even worse, Paula is confused about men: her father used to beat her mother, and so she fears men, worrying that men are only nice for a while. Thus, she is very rude to Marcelino and plays extremely hard to get. After they have a small argument, Paula realizes the good heart and intentions of Marcelino, and ends up falling in love with him as well.

  1060. A la sombra de la Revolución La tórtola del Ajusco, Mary Esquivel et al., 1 videocassette (94 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mary Esquivel, Carlos Baena, José Baviera, Alicia Montoya.
    Abstract: Six young students in Mexico in 1909 develop a close relationship with a woman and her daughter, Femina. When her mother, however, falls sick and there is no money for a doctor, Femina decides to marry a rich man whom she doesn't truly love, in order to help her mother. Their difficult marriage is interrupted by the Mexican Revolution; Femina seeks a job in the theater and her renews her former friendships as a measure of independence.

  1061. Laberinto de pasiones, Enrique Alvarez Felix et al., 1 videocassette (??? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Enrique Alvarez Felix, Nadia Milton.

  1062. Laberinto de pasiones = Labyrinth of passion, Pedro Almodóvar, Cinevista (Firm), and Image Entertainment (Firm), 1 videocassette (100 min.), New York, N.Y, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Celia Roth, Imanol Arias, Antonio Banderas.
    Abstract: A camp melodrama/comedy about Sexilia (a nymphomaniac), Sadec (a gay Islamic terrorist), Riza Niro (the son of the emperor of Tiran), and Queti (the daughter of a dry-cleaner). When Riza Niro discovers that Sadec and his colleagues are after him, he disguises himself as a punk rocker, and falls in love with the stunning Sexilia, his first straight relationship. Meanwhile Queti, Sexilia's "biggest fan", helps Sexilia come to terms with her new life-style.

  1063. Labios de Churrasco, Raúl Perrone et al., 1 videocassette (60 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fabián Vena, Violeta Naón, Gustavo Prone.

  1064. Ladron de cadaveres, Columba Dominquez et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Columba Dominguez, Crox Alvarado, Wolf Ruvinskis.
    Abstract: An unknown man steals cadavers from graves; he is sought by the authorities in Cuba, Canada, the U.S. and Mexico. His victims are usually athletic men, such as the late Mexican athlete, Jorge Asate. The criminal is described very differently in the different countries. The detectives have put undercover agents at a local gym. Also, a friend of the captain of the investigation, a man named Guillermo, has come to the city to try to become a famous wrestler. When he is in the ring, an old beggar watches him and waits.

  1065. La ladrona, Emilio Gomez Muriel et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rosita Arenas, Carmen Gonzales, Julio Villarreal.
    Abstract: A dramatic story about twin sisters with different personalities: one becomes a nun and the other, a thief.

  1066. Lágrimas negras Black tears, Vieja Trova Santiaguera (Musical group) et al., 1 videocassette (72 min.), Amsterdam, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Starring La Vieja Trova Santiaguera.
    Abstract: Interviews the elderly members of the musical group La Vieja Trova Santiaguerra at home in Cuba and shows them in rehearsal, and on their concert tour of Europe.

  1067. Lagrimas Robadas, Julián Soler et al., 1 videocassette (96 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Delia Garces, Andrea Palma, Ramón Gay.
    Abstract: As a young painter in Paris, Sylvia meets and falls in love with Raoul, a charismatic doctor. When Sylvia's wealthy aunt appears one day, wanting Sylvia to return to Mexico with her, Sylvia decides to discuss the idea with Raoul. She arrives at his house to find he is married, She travels to Mexico with her aunt, but discovers she is pregnant with Raoul's child. She retreats to an obscure apartment to await the birth and refuses to put up her child for adoption.

  1068. Languages at work, Marlies Mueller, Carrie Noland, and NTC Publishing Group, 1 videocassette (ca. 45 min.), Lincolnwood, Ill, 1989.
    Notes: Added Title: Oral teaching techniques for the foreign language classroom.
    Abstract: Demonstrates a variety of effective teaching techniques for promoting oral language skills.

  1069. Las 6 suegras de Barba Azul, Carlos Hugo Christensen, 1 videocassette, S.l, 1945.

  1070. Las abandonadas, Fernando Fernández et al., 1 videocassette (103 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Armendaríz, Dolores Del Rio, Fernando Fernandez.
    Abstract: A young woman, abandoned by her womanizing fiancé, is forced to provide for the upbringing of her son and combat the difficulties of being an unmarried mother during the strife of early 20-century Mexico.

  1071. Las Aguas bajan turbias, Hugo del Carril et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Hugo del Carril, Raúl Del Valle, Gloria Ferrandiz, Pedro Lazalt.
    Abstract: The men who indenture themselves to work in the mate plantations of the north band together to fight the abuses of the land owners.

  1072. Las apariencias engañan, Carlos Rinaldi et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Adolfo Stray, Alberto Bello, Enrique García Satur.
    Abstract: Indeneo, the "scapegoat" of a wealthy family, often takes the blame for others in an attempt to save the family from crisis. In one instance, he lies to save his brother from embarrassment and is ostracized from his family. In a strange turn of events, the truth prevails and he is immediately forgiven and offered the family business.

  1073. Las aventuras del Capita n Piluso en el castillo de terror, Francis Laurie et al., 1 videocassette (71 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Alberto Olmedo, Humberto Ortíz (h.) "Coquito," Juan Carlos Barbieri.

  1074. Las barras bravas[videorecording], Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette, Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Tita Merello, Juan Carlos Altavista, Mercedes Carreras.
    Abstract: An unusual wave of violence is shaking a city as drugs are being introduced to children and crime runs rampant in this exciting tale with a turn-of-the-screw conclusion.

  1075. Las Bicicletas son para el verano, Jaime Chávarri and Fernando Fernán Gómez, 1 videocassette (ca. 103 min.), Madrid, 1984.
    Notes: Performer Note: Amparo Soler Leal, Agustin Gonzalez, Victoria Abril.
    Abstract: A family chronicle set in Madrid during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), based on the novel by Fernando Fernan Gomez. Presents, Madrid 1936, and the day-to-day experiences of a lower middle class family in Madrid during the Civil War.

  1076. Las canciones unidas, Chano Urueta et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Miguel Aceves Mejia, Lola Beltrán, Elvira Quintana.
    Abstract: Delegates to an international conference attempt to decide upon a "united song," capturing the unique character of many nations. Each nation shows an example of native song and dance, including Mexican, Colombian, German, Japanese, and Panamanian.

  1077. Las compañeras tienen grado Zapatista woman ; Marcos : historia y palabra = Marcos: words and history, Guadalupe Miranda et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 118 min.), Québec, 1996?
    Notes: Contents: Las compañeras tienen grado (28 min.) -- Marcos (90 min.).
    Abstract: Las compañeras tienen grado: Interviews in 1994 with women insurgents of the Zapatista National Liberation Army, filmed in the Lacandona jungle in Chiapas, Mexico. They speak of what it means to be an indigenous woman in Mexico, how they came to be in the army, how their lives are within the army, and what they are fighting for. Marcos: A long in-depth interview with Subcommander Marcos, the military commander and spokesperson of the Zapatista National LIbeation Army (EZLN) in Chiapas. He discusses in detail the founding of the EZLN in the early 1980s, its development and groth through 10 years of clandestine work, its changing relationship to the indigenous communities, through the events leading up to the Jan. 1st, 1994 uprising. He then discusses developments since the uprising, Zapatista women, the political left, and the goals of the EZLN.

  1078. Las cosas del querer, Jaime Chávarri et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Angela Molina, Angel de Andrés Lopéz, Manuel Bandera.
    Abstract: A drama set in 1940s Madrid. It follows the fortunes of three vaudeville performers: handsome Juan, who plays piano for his passionate girlfriend Pepita, and her onstage partner, flamboyant Mario. Like Pepita, Mario is in love with straight man Juan; rebuffed, he happily moves his attention to a string of lovers. After an affair with a young nobleman, whom Mario spurns, the nobleman's mother concocts a nasty revenge.

  1079. Las cosas del querer, 2a parte, Jaime Chávarri et al., 1 videocassette (101 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay.
    Notes: Performer Note: Angela Molina, Manuel Bandera, Susú Pecoraro, Darío Grandinetti, Antonio Valero.
    Abstract: At the end of forty years, Pepita, Mario and Juan go their separate ways. Mario, exiled from Spain. Pepita and Juan resume their romance until Nena Colman, a second chorus line singer, blinded by jealousy, murders Juan. Mario, in Argentina, continues his triumphal artistic career. Pepita, reunites with him in Buenos Aires, where she meets Tullio. Tullio decides to reorganize his life and to live his future together with her. However, Pepita, artistically reunited with Mario, cannot abandon him.

  1080. Las doce sillas, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea et al., 1 videocassette (97 min.), Mexico, 199?
    Notes: Performer Note: Enrique Santisteban, Reinaldo Miravai, Silvia Planas, Rene Sanchez.
    Abstract: Rascals and simpletons embark on a picaresque journey in search of diamonds presumambly hidden in one of twelve chairs.

  1081. Las joyas del pecado, Fernando Soler et al., 1 videocassette (98 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Soler, Rita Macedo, Ernesto Alonso.
    Abstract: When an army captain's wife dies in childbirth, he realizes that she has been unfaithful, and that the newborn girl is not his daughter. He sets about tracking down her lover, recalling his own life with her in the process.

  1082. Las Madres the mothers of Plaza de Mayo, Susana Muñoz et al., 1 videocassette (64 min.), New York, NY, 199?
    Notes: Performer Note: Carmen Zapata.
    Abstract: Mothers who believe their children were kidnapped by the Argentine government tell how they banded together to demonstrate in the Plaza de Mayo to publicize their complaints, and seek assistance in finding "los desaparecidos" and punishing the kidnappers.

  1083. Las muñecas del King Kong, Lyn May et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: A. Lyn May, Aldo Sunaren, Bernabe Palma, Armando Sinvestre, Diana Torres.
    Abstract: A trio of criminals, on their way to hiding their loot in the jungle, kidnap a young woman who lives at the edge of the forest and kill her mother. They take her to a small hut; the leader kills his companions and violates her, leaving her chained to the wall. In time, two hunters find the hut, subdue the thug, and free the young woman. They decide to leave the criminal chained in her place while they take her back to civilization and alert the police, but others of his gang find him and release him.

  1084. Las puertas del presidio, Emilio Gómez Muriel et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: David Silva, Blanca Estela Pavón, Andrés Soler.
    Abstract: Martin wants to break away from the business for which he currently works and start his own company after marrying Maria Elena. He asks his boss, a mentor for many years, for some money that he is owed. The boss agrees to give him the money, but then mocks Martin and tells him he has little chance of success. In a fit of rage, Martin assaults the boss and leaves with his money. He is arrested and jailed, and the shaken boss claims that Martin stole the money. Without resources or many friends, Martin finds himself facing serious jail time.

  1085. Las tres ratas, Carlos Schlieper et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Mecha Ort1biz, Ameila Bence, Maria Duval.

  1086. Las tumbas, Javier Torre et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Norma Aleandro, Federico Luppi, Eduardo Saucedo.
    Abstract: A young deliquent boy ends up in a cruel and strict reform school which he ultimately escapes. However, while on the street, he steals a lady's purse and is caught again and sent to another prison like place. This one is religious (and yet just as strict) and here he befriends Maria, one of the ladies that help run the place and she helps him plan an escape. So one night, he tries to escape, and two other boys follow, only to find that it is not that easy.

  1087. The last Zapatistas, Susan Lloyd et al., 1 videocassette (30 min.), Ashland, Or., 1995.
    Abstract: This video tells the history of Zapata and the agrarian revolution he led. Zapata's legacy lives on in old Emeterio Pantaleón, who rode with Zapata.

  1088. Latinas and AIDS, Marta Noemi Bautis and Newsreel (Firm), 1 videocassette (47 min.), New York, N.Y, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Cast of dramatized sections: Sandra Rodríguez, Rafael Decena, Mappy Torres.
    Abstract: Maria suspects that her husband is being unfaithful. "And have you thought about AIDS?," her friends warns her. The development of the story is juxtaposed by documentary elements filmed in Argentina, Brazil, Dominican Republic, and the United States, in which women are interviewed about their knowledge and attitudes about AIDS and preventative measures, if any, they are taking.

  1089. Latino, Haskell Wexler et al., 1 videocassette (108 min.), Livonia, Mich, 1986.
    Notes: Performer Note: Robert Beltran, Annette Cardona, Tony Plana.
    Abstract: A Chicano, a model soldier, Eddie Guerrero begins to question what he and his colleagues are doing, unofficially, in Nicaragua.

  1090. Latino images, Yvette Nieves-Cruz et al., 1 videocassette (58 min.), New York, NY, 1988.
    Abstract: Portrayal of Hispanic American Community in film and video. Latino producers and directors discuss their lives in the United States and show examples of their work.

  1091. Lazos de fuego, David Silva et al., 1 videocassette (76 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: David Silva, Mercedes Barba, Carolina Barret.
    Abstract: Elena, tired of singing and dancing in a cabaret, decides to marry a man she doesn't love. Only hours after the ceremony, her new husband dies under suspicious circumstances. Cut off from her new job and life, Elena has little choice but to return to her old job at the cabaret under Julian, the dark and manipulative club manager who caused her to leave before.

  1092. Lea-Artibai, Miguel Vazquez et al., 1 videocassette (52 min.), Princeton, NJ, 1993.
    Notes: Added Title: Lea-Artibai (Pais Vasco).
    Abstract: "The ubiquitous mist, mountains in winter, and Cantabrians themselves, seemingly always in motion; somehow the Basque country is separate, different, tied in a unique way to its own undiscovered history"--Container.

  1093. Lecture by Carlos Monsiváis, Carlos Monsiváis, Stanford University, and Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese, 1 videocassette (60 min.), 1991.
    Abstract: Lecture given by Carlos Monziváis concerning the practice of journalism in Mexico. He also speaks about the writing and interpretation of historical events.

  1094. The Legacy of Franco, Michael Whiteley et al., 1 videocassette (VHS) (52 min.), Princeton, NJ, 1991.
    Abstract: When Franco died in 1975, many feared Spain would remain a fascist dictatorship. This program focuses on a captain in the elite parachute regiment who believes his job to be the moral manipulation of the conscripts who serve in his regiment. The training shows that Franco's legacy lives on.

  1095. Legitima defensa, Zacarias Gomez Urquiza et al., 1 videocassette (93 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carmen Montejo, Roberto Cañedo, Elda Peralta.
    Abstract: Ricardo Moran is released after 15 years in jail. He returns to his home, reads the newspaper, and then goes to the home of a man named Arturo and shoots him in front of a dinner party. At the police stations, while being questioned, he argues that he had the right to kill the man, and relates the story of how he came to be imprisoned originally: how he learned of his wife's unfaithfullness, confronted the man she was seeing, and then was wrongly accused of killing him.

  1096. Lejanía Parting of the ways, Humberto Hernández et al., 1 videocassette (94 min.), New York, N.Y, 1987?
    Notes: Performer Note: Verónica Lynn, Jorge Trinchet, Isabel Santos, Beatris Valdés
    Added Title: Parting of the ways.
    Abstract: A woman's relationship with her husband is jeopardized when his mother returns to visit after living for ten years in the United States.

  1097. Lejos del cielo, Catrano Catrani et al., 1 videocassette (94 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan Jose Miguéz, Aída Luz, Santiago Gómez Cou.
    Abstract: Daniel Acosta, a doctor from a small town, is fed up with working in a poor community. He moves away and marries Marga, an affluent woman, to advance his own career. He uses her for her wealth and social connections, and upon realizing his intentions, she commits suicide. He is accused of her death and is sentenced to time in prison. He finally returns home only to find that he is not welcomed there. He saves the life of an enemy and is forgiven. In the end, he devotes his life to serve his community.

  1098. The Lemon Grove incident, Paul Espinosa, Frank Christopher, and KPBS (Television station : San Diego, Calif.), 1 videocassette (58 min.), San Diego, Calif, 1985.
    Abstract: "Focusing on the nation's first successful challenge to school segregation, The Lemon Grove Incident examines the response of the Mexican American community in Lemon Grove, California, to a 1930 school board attempt to create a segregated school for the Mexican American children of the district. Using a ... combination of dramatized scenes, archival footage, and the recollections of students alive at the time, this film documents an early chapter in the struggle for educational rights in the U.S. which preceded the 1954 Brown vs. the Board of Education Supreme Court decision by 24 years."--Publisher's flyer.

  1099. Lethal weapon, Mel Gibson and Danny Glover, 1 videodisc (110 min.), Burbank, Calif, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover.
    Abstract: Two Vietnam-vets-turned cops have only one thing in common : they both hate to work with partners, but when a routine murder investigation turns into a no holds barred war with an international heroin ring their partnership becomes the key to survival.

  1100. Lethal weapon 2, Mel Gibson et al., 1 videodisc (114 min.), Burbank, CA, 1989.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Joss Ackland, Derrick O'Connor, Patsy Kensit.
    Abstract: Riggs and Murtaugh must guard a free-wheeling witness in a comedy of car chases, gun battles, under-water escapes, even the destruction of a chic hillside house.

  1101. Lethal weapon 3, Mel Gibson et al., 1 videodisc (118 min.), Burbank, Calif., 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mel Gibson, Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rene Russo, Stuart Wilson.
    Abstract: Further action by Riggs and Murtagh, L.A. police detectives whose work routine is anything but routine, joined by an Internal Affairs investigator who loves taking risks as much as Riggs does.

  1102. Letters from the park, Gabriel García Márquez et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), S.l., New York, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Victor La Place, Ivonne Lopez, Miquel Paneque
    Added Title: Cartes del parque.
    Abstract: Echoes Cyrano De Bergerac. A local poet helps two shy young lovers write passionate letters to each other. The poet's good deed soon turn into a triangle.

  1103. La ley de la frontera, Adolfo Aristarain et al., 1 videocassette (120 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pere Ponce, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Achero Mañas, Federico Luppi.
    Abstract: Barbara, a journalist in the beginning of the 20th century, searches in the border between Portugal and Galicia a bandit called El Argentino. In her travel she meets two men that say that they belong to his gang. João and Xan were both born on the same day, one in Spain and the other in Portugal. As they get older, neither of them wanted to keep leading the type of life they had. Thus, they both planned an escape and unexpectedly ran into each other and quickly decided to travel together. Their adventures included a lot of robbing and stealing as they searched for what they wanted out of life.

  1104. La Leyenda del alcalde de Zalamea, Pedro Calderón de la Barca et al., 2 videocassettes (120 min.), Princeton, N.J, 1980.
    Notes: Performer Note: Francisco Rabal, Fernando Fernan Gomez, Julio Núñez, Teresa Rabal
    Added Title: Alcalde de Zalamea.
    Abstract: "A major key to understanding Spanish values is understanding the Spanish concepts of honor and loyalty. The story of the alcalde of Zalamea is a traditional exemplification of those concepts, and of the potentially irreconcilable conflict between them"--Cassette container.

  1105. La libertad de los parias, Juan Goytisolo and Randolf Pope, 1 videocassette (58 min.), Hanover, NH, 1983.
    Abstract: Juan Goytisolo, well-known Spanish writer, is interviewed by Professor Randolph Pope. He talks about a chilhood undermined by the Spanish Civil War and a rebellious youth with a rejection of official orthodoxy which led to exile. He analyzes his literary output in relation to political confrontation and his attempt to at once destroy and revitalize Spanish literature. He also reads selections from his novels.

  1106. Libertarias, Andrés Vicente Gómez et al., 1 videocassette (125 min.), Madrid, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ana Belen, Victoria Abril, Ariadna Gil, Miguel Bose.
    Abstract: July 19th, 1936. The revolution has just started in a small town near Barcelona. Maria, a young innocent nun escaping from her convent, which is being ransacked by revolutionaries, finds refuge in a whorehouse. In the whorehouse some militia women - Libertarias - burst in with the mission of freeing the prostitutes. Befriended by the group, Maria will participate in the armed fight, and her the course of her life will change forever.

  1107. La liga de las muchachas, Elsa Aguirre et al., 1 videocassette (83 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Elsa Aguirre, Miroslava, Rubén Rojo, Che Reyes.
    Abstract: Frustrated by their insensitive and uncaring husbands, a group of women join the elusive "League of Girls." They live together in an enclosed compound, denouncing men and living in luxury, while learning of their own potential. The abandoned husbands team up an devise a plan for recapturing their wives' attention. When they finally penetrate the compound disguised as doctors, they are actually well-received by the love-starved women.

  1108. Ligia Elena, Rubén Blades, Francisco López, and First Run/Icarus Films, 1 videocassette (7 min.), New York, 1983.
    Abstract: Tells story of a white society girl, Ligia Elena, who runs off with a black trumpet player from a poor neighborhood. Her mother and father search frantically for her while her other suitors are consumed with jealousy. The famous trumpeter plays in a nightclub and lives with the white girl in his modest shack on the wrong side of the tracks. Her parents' rantings make no difference as Ligia Elena continues to do as she pleases.

  1109. Like water for chocolate, Alfonso Arau et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), S.l., Burbank, Calif, 1994?
    Notes: Performer Note: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torne
    Added Title: Como agua para chocolate.
    Abstract: Romantic fantasy set in the early 20th century about a young couple blocked from marrying by the demands of her cold and selfish mother. To be near his love the young man marries her sister, and she expresses her passion for him through her cooking.

  1110. La Linea del cielo Skyline, Fernando Colomo et al., 1 videocassette (84 min.), Carmel, CA, 1986?
    Notes: Performer Note: Antonio Resines
    Added Title: Skyline.
    Abstract: "Depicts the adventures and misadventures of a Spanish photographer who comes to Manhattan seeking fame and fortune ..."--External container.

  1111. The little foxes, Bette Davis et al., 1 videodisc (116 min.), New York, NY, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Cast: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Dan Duryea, Teresa Wright.
    Abstract: Regina Giddens is a woman who will stop at nothing to outwit her brothers in running the family business, even if it means sacrificing the health of her husband or the love of her young daughter.

  1112. Lluvia de amor Adíos Alejandra, Carlos Rinaldi et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Angel Magaña, Amelia Bence, Raúl Padovani.

  1113. Lo antisublime posmoderno en "Atame" de Pedro Almodovar conferencia, Gonzalo Navajas et al., 1 videocassette (60 min.), 1991.
    Abstract: Prof. Navajas analyzes Pedro Almodóvar's film "Atame" through an aesthetic and postmodernist perspective.

  1114. Lo Español hoy en USA, Antonio L Ballesteros et al., 1 videocassette (52 min.), Princeton, NJ, 1986.
    Notes: Added Title: Lo Español, hoy, en los EE.UU.
    Abstract: Examines the continuing Hispanic role in the United States: place names, festivals, dances, architecture and the large Spanish-speaking population.

  1115. A lo macho, Raul de Anda et al., 1 videocassette (??? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Raul de Anda, Magda Haller, Aurora Walker.

  1116. Lo que le paso a Reynoso, Leopoldo Torres Río et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Enrique Muiño, Florén Delbene, Pola Alonso.

  1117. Lo que vendrá, Ronlay S.A et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Hugo Soto, Juan Leyrado, Charly García.
    Abstract: The film is set in near-future Buenos Aires. Miguel Galván is an average man who is accidentally shot in the head by police officer Morea. He is treated by a nurse with whom he develops a relationship. The three fight for life and freedom in a chaotic and provisional world. Apocalypse seems at hand. Will it be possible to live in a future like this?

  1118. Lo que vendrá Times to come, Gustavo Mosquera R. et al., 1 videocassette (98 min.), New York, N.Y, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Hugo Soto, Juan Leyrado, Charly Garcia.
    Abstract: Three characters try to survive in a futuristic city.

  1119. La loca de la casa, Pedro Armendáriz et al., 1 videocassette (99 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Armendariz, Susana Freire, Julio Villarreal.
    Abstract: A successful businessman pressures his daughter toward marriage as part of one his business deals. She resists, yet her sister, a nun, involves herself in the affair in an attempt to smooth out the problems.

  1120. Lock, stock and two smoking barrels, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (Firm), 1 videodisc (ca. 108 min.), New York, NY, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Nick Moran, Jason Flemyng, Dexter Fletcher, Jason Statham, Steven Mackintosh, Vinnie Jones & Sting.
    Abstract: A streetwise charmer who loses his friends' money in a rigged game comes up with a plan to make everything come out right but ends up in a comedy of errors.

  1121. Loco lindo, Arturo S Mom et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 68 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Sandrini, Sofía Bozán, Tomás Simari.
    Abstract: A young man named Miguelito works in a small store and is in love with a pretty lady named Carmencita. However, Carmencita goes off with another man and they live together in a different city. This gentleman does not treat her well and it is up to Miguelito to find her and save her from harm.

  1122. Locos de contento, Beda Docampo Feijóo et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Brandoni, Mirtha Busnelli.
    Abstract: Claudia and Román are married and have a boy named Lusito. This is a day in the life of the strange couple. Román is worried because he thinks that he is having impotency problems that are affecting his health. Thus, the two spend the day talking and discussing life in their modern metropolitan apartment.

  1123. Locura pasional, Tulio Demicheli et al., 1 videorecording (68 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Silvia Pinal, Carlos López Moctezuma, César del Campo.
    Abstract: A man kills his wife, a night club singer and dancer, after discovering that she was unfaithful to him. The man is absolved of the crime. He then tells his friend the story of how he fell in love with his wife and how he began to suspect her infidelity.

  1124. Lola, Bigas Luna et al., 1 videocassette (86 min.), Barcelona, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ángela Molina, Patrick Bauchau, Assumpta Serna.
    Abstract: Bigas Luna creates a catalog of obsessions. He presents two men, one from the north (representing civility, the intellect and rationality) and the other from the south (representing passion, the emotions and irrationality). These two worlds meet in their attraction to Lola and in their attraction lies the seeds of tragedy.

  1125. Les longs manteaux Expreso a la emboscada, Gilles Béhat et al., 1 videocassette, Uruguay, 198-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Bernard Giraudeau, Federico Luppi, Oscar Cruz, Cláudia Ohana.

  1126. Look who's talking, Kirstie Alley et al., 1 videodisc (ca. 96 min.), Culver City, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: John Travolta, Kirstie Alley, Olympia Dukakis, George Segal, Abe Vigoda, and Bruce Willis as the voice of "Mikey".
    Abstract: Mollie (Kirstie Alley) is a single working mom who's out to find the perfect father for her child. Her baby, Mikey, prefers James (John Travolta), a cab driver turned babysitter who Mollie won't even consider. It's going to take all the tricks a baby can think of to bring them together before it's too late.

  1127. Los 7 proscritos, Rafael Baledón et al., 1 videocassette (84 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: David Reynoso, Fernando Casanova, Gina Romand.
    Abstract: Led by the "fastest draw on the frontier," Pancho Marqués, a group of individuals attempt to establish order in a small town stricken with violence and plagued by Indian attacks. First routing out the criminals that dominate the streets, the group then turns to the town's existing officials, who are corrupt and unwilling to address the violence. Not exactly saints themselves, the group uses questionable methods, but improvements begin to appear.

  1128. Los afincaos, Leónidas Barletta et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pascual Naccaratti, Juan Eresky, Catalina Asta, Nélida Piuselli, Josefa Goldar, José Veneziani, José Alvarez, Remo Asta, Juan Carlos Bettini, Celia Eresky, Rosa Eresky, Mari Galimberti, Mario Genovesi, Fernando Guerra, Oscar Gutiérrez, Roberto Leydet, Emilio Lommi, Mecha Martínez, Olga Mosin, José Petriz.
    Abstract: Two brothers come into conflict for the love of a teacher who arrives to their town in Northern Argentina.

  1129. Los amantes, David Silva et al., 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: David Silva, Emilia Guiu, Luis Aldas.

  1130. Los amantes del circulo polar, Julio Medem, 1 videocassette, Spain, 1998.

  1131. Los amores de Kafka, Beda Docampo Feijóo et al., 1 videocassette (103 min.), San Luis, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Marrale, Susú Pecoraro, Villanueva Cosse.

  1132. Los amores de Laurita, Antonio Ottone et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Alica Zanca, Víctor Laplace, Daniel Fanego.

  1133. Los amores de un torero, Joaquín Rodríguez et al., 1 videocassette (83 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Joaquin Rodriguez "Cagancho", Angel Garasa, Carmen Amaya, Victor M. Mendoza, Virginia Serret.
    Abstract: A famous matador and his companion are almost hit by a car bearing the license plate "1313" after a black cat crosses their path. They argue with the two women driving the car and part angrily. The two pairs continue to encounter each other, and their initial animosity is gradually replaced by friendliness and even attraction, although the woman pursued by the matador is involved with another man. The bullfighter tries to impress the woman with his skills, but during a fight, a spectator lets a black cat loose into the ring, and the matador leaves, frightened, to the amusement of all.

  1134. Los anos verdes, Elivira Quintana et al., 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Elvira Quintana, Rosa Maria Vazquez, Enrique Lizalde.

  1135. Los asesinos se encuentran entre nosotros, Wolfgang Staudte et al., 1 videocassette (84), New York, N.Y, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Hildegard Knef, Ernst Wilhelm Borchert, Erna Sellmer, Arno Paulsen, Wolfgang Dohnberg.
    Abstract: In the aftermath of WWII, Susanne Wallner returns from a concentration camp to find that her apartment is occupied by Dr. Martens, a former officer in the German army who has been severly traumatized by the atrocities perpetrated by his superiors. The unlikely pair form a delicate friendship as they struggle to restore some normalcy to their hellishly bleak existence. By some chance, Martens one day encounters Bruckner, his former Nazi commander who has not only readjusted to civilian life, but seems to economically benefited from his wartime command. Martens sets off in pursuit of Bruckner in an attempt to exorcise the demons of war.

  1136. Los bandidos de Río Frío, Leonardo Westphal et al., 1 videocassette (140 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Victoria Blanco, Victor Manuel Mendoza, Alberto Marti.
    Abstract: A very rich and selfish man has a beautiful daughter named Mariana of whom he is very protective. When the handsome son of Remijillo, his helper, returns from his service with the defense, he falls in love with Mariana. However, her father does not approve and will not allow a wedding. In the meantime, a group of bandits have been raiding the Mexican countryside, stealing and killing. It is not until Juan saves the old man's estate from a robbery and him from death, that he finally accepts Juan as his son-in-law.

  1137. Los Casasola fotógrafos de la Cuidad de México, Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (Mexico) and Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (Mexico), 1 videocassette (39 min.), México, 1997.
    Abstract: Photographs from the Archivo Casasola, showing historial events and social life of Mexico City between 1910 and 1940.

  1138. Los centinelas Guardian of the people's happiness, Mariano Marin, Instituto Nicaragüense de Cine, and First Run/Icarus Films, 1 videocassette (16 min.), New York, NY, 1983.
    Abstract: A propaganda film dealing with the training and purpose of the Sandinista police force. Dramatized cases of crimes and their solutions serve to illustrate its crime-solving capabilities.

  1139. Los chacales, Chano Urueta et al., 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jamie Fernandez, Ariadne Welter, Jorge M. de Hoyos.
    Abstract: Five brothers who call themselves "Los Chacales" (the Jackels), terrorize the region. A man buys property next to one of the brothers and refuses to be scared off by them. A fight ensues, but the man holds on; he eventually falls in love with one of the women in the Chacales' family.

  1140. Los chicos crecen, Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Sandrini, Susana Campos, Marcelo Marcote.
    Abstract: Antonio has been asked by a good friend to pose as the father of three children of a woman that he is having an affair with. Antonio agrees for the sake of the children and until the truth is revealed. However, he becomes very close with the children and as his friend is trying to figure out his own life, Antonio finds where he really needs to be.

  1141. Los Chicos de la guerra, Bebe Kamin et al., 1 videocassette (96 min.), s.l., 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Hector Alterio, Carlos Carella, Ulises Dumont, Marta Gonzales, Tina Serrano, Miguel A. Sola.
    Abstract: "A group of boys find themselves in the middle of a war they do not understand. It is not until their friends have been killed that they realize that war is a serious game"--External container.

  1142. Los chiflados del SWAT en busca de la caja nuclear, Dedé Santana et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Dedé Santana, Mussum, Zacarias.
    Abstract: The S.U.A.T.E special forces foil a nuclear plot despite themselves.

  1143. Los colimbas al ataque, Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 87 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Alberto Olmedo, Jorge Porcel, Mario Sánchez.
    Abstract: Albeto and Jorge are completing their obligatory military service. There seems to be a great deal of incompetance in their company and the Lieutenant Colonel confesses to the Chaplain that because of a couple of useless soldiers, the whole company has been punished. His superior requests that he put together a small group to carry out a dangerous mission in the jungle. He doesn't hesitate to include Jorge and Alberto in the "high risk" group, not realizing what a high risk they are to themselves.

  1144. Los corruptores, Teo Koffman et al., 1 videocassette, San Luis, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Antonio Grimau, Vanessa Alves, Rodolfo Ranni.

  1145. Los criminales, Clemente de la Cerda et al., 1 videocassette (99 min.), Venezuela, Chorilllos, Peru, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Miguel Angel Landa, Choni Fuentes, Orlando Zarramera.
    Abstract: Two boys entered a mansion with their girlfriends and see many tempting items. They return, intending to burglarize it, believing it to be uninhabited, but meanwhile, two couples have arrived to spend the weekend together. One of the boys goes back into the mansion and is soon discovered. He is taken captive and the couples play cruel games with him, but they are playing with fire, because he gains the upper hand.

  1146. Los de abajo, Chano Urueta et al., 1 videocassette (94 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Miguel Angel Ferriz, Esther Fernandez.
    Abstract: Peasants taking up arms against the federal forces during the Mexican Revolution capture an army man who claims he wants to join the poor in their struggel. The peasants don't believe him at first, but eventually they trust him enough to allow him to join them.

  1147. Los de abajo Those from below, Servando González et al., 1 videocassette (117 min.), Mexico, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Eric Del Castillo, Enrique Lucero, Jorge Victoria, Gloria Mestre, Raul Quijada.
    Abstract: A violent, passionate, and brutal chronicle of the Mexican Revolution and of Mexican history. In the midst of misery and injustice appeared the face of "Los de abajo" and the feast of those in power became a bloody and destructive orgy.

  1148. Los desastres de la guerra, Mario Camus, 2 videocassettes (360 min.), s.l., 198?

  1149. Los desheredados, Federico Curiel et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Dacia Gonzalez, Angelito Gómez Mateo, Rafael Bertrán.
    Abstract: Fernando and his son Angelito come to San Juan to start a new life after the death of Fernando's wife. While on the way to see Fernando's father, a street performer, they run into a bus, and Fernando is killed. After his recovery, Angelito goes to live with his grandfather, because other relatives in San Juan are unwilling to pay for his care. When it is discovered in the street that Angelito is a brilliant singer, the same relatives that refused him become interested in taking him in.

  1150. Los Días del agua, Idalia Anreus et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), New York, 1990?
    Notes: Performer Note: Idalia Anreus, Raúl Pomares, Adolfo Llaurado
    Added Title: Los días de agua
    Added Title: Days of water.
    Abstract: A local woman's seemingly miraculous power to heal the sick and afflicted, gained by a visit from the Virgin Mary, is manipulated by politicos and charlatans.

  1151. Los dioses ajenos, Román Viñoly Barreto et al., 1 videocassette (70 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Olga Zuberry, Enrique Fava,Felix Enrique Chihguay.
    Abstract: In a very rural part of Argentina, a professor decides to conduct an archeological dig. He goes there unsure of what he will find in such a small town. However, while there he befriends the local school teacher and they share their thoughts and dreams together. The professor starts getting comfortable when suddenly the death of a child plagues the town. Now, he must decide where he wants to be.

  1152. Los Dos mundos de Angelita The Two worlds of Angelita, Jane Morrison et al., 1 videocassette (VHS) (75 min.), New York, NY, 1983.
    Notes: Performer Note: Marien Perez Riera, Rosalba Rolon, Angel Domenech Soto, Delia Esther Quiñones
    Added Title: The Two Worlds of Angelita.
    Abstract: A story about a nine-year-old girl who moved from her home in Puerto Rico to New York City and finds fitting into a new school overwhelming.

  1153. Los drogadictos, Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 198u.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mercedes Carreras, Graciela Alfano, Juan José Camero.
    Abstract: Two rival drug operations compete for power as law enforcement agents get closer to breaking up their illegal dope rings.

  1154. Los enredos de una gallega, Fernando Soler et al., 1 videocassette (99 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Nini Marshall, Fernando "Mantequilla" Soto, Joaquin Roche.
    Abstract: A Spanish woman named Candida sells lottery tickets on the streets of Mexico City. She wants to buy a restaurant and asks her landlord to lend her the money, but he is only interested in her, not her business; she refuses his overtures. Later she saves a couple of con artists from being beat up at the restaurant she hopes to buy. She takes them in, telling them they can stay as long as they like. Unfortunately, they plan on stealing the little money Candida has squirreled away.

  1155. Los españoles en la costa Atlàntica, Films for the Humanities (Firm) and Videoteca RTVE, 1 videocassette (55 min.), Princeton, N.J, 1986.
    Notes: Added Title: Españoles en la costa Atlàntica antes de 1607.
    Abstract: Part of a series examining Spain s role in the development of the United States. A dramatization of the first Black slaves in Bermuda, the settlements in the Carolinas, and Spaniards in America before Jamestown and Plymouth.

  1156. Los españoles en la costa del Pacifico antes de l607, Films for the Humanities (Firm) and Videoteca RTVE, 1 videocassette (55 min.), Princeton, N.J, 1986.
    Abstract: Part of a series examining Spain s role in the development of the United States. Discusses the exploration of the Pacific coast, the Spanish presence in California, the voyage of Juan de Fuca, who went from the Pacific to the Atlantic, and the political system of viceroys established by Spain in the New World.

  1157. Los evadidos, Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Tita Merello, Jorge Salcedo, Walter Vidarte
    Added Title: Viciosos
    Added Title: Hipocritos.
    Abstract: In this second part of a trilogy of social commentary films by Carreras which includes Los viciosos (1962), Los evadidos (1964) and Los hipocritos (1965), inmates in a prison stage a revolt.

  1158. Los evidados, Enrique Carerras et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Tita Merello, Jorge Salcedo, Walter Vidarte.
    Abstract: After a young man kills a gentleman for harming his father, he is sent to prison. Immediately, he and a group of men decide to plan an escape together. After much preparation, the final day arrives and despite careful considerations, not all goes accordingly.

  1159. Los extraterrestres, Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Alberto Olmedo, Jorege Porcel, Luisa Albinoni.
    Abstract: The heroes come across an alien one night when they are stuck in the forest. It is a friendly alien that they have named Mongito. They take him back to the hotel where they work and while there Mongito uses his alien powers to help the two men when they get in trouble. Still, Mongito must escape before the wrong people get a hold of him.

  1160. Los fanfarrones, Rogelio A Gonzalez et al., 1 videocassette (89 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Miguel Aceves Mejía, Flor Silvestre, Julio Aldama.
    Abstract: When a trio of female singers obtains a contract to be the proprietors of a restaurant in northern Mexico, they didn't expect the small town to be the bastion of machismo, nor the restaurant a "canteen." After forcing the three men who own the bar to turn it over to them, the trio sets about making the changes they see as necessary. The tough bar is soon transformed into a soda fountain in which the three women sing. With little success, the trio decides to take a more lascivious approach, shedding some of their excess clothing and becoming instantly popular. Faced with complete marginalization, the disgruntled men enter into a more cooperative deal with the women.

  1161. Los Fantasmas de la noche Espana, Los Fantasmas de la noche Espana, 1 videocassette (77 min.), 1982.
    Notes: Added Title: Los Fantasmas de la noche Espana.
    Abstract: Discusses sleeping problems such as insomnia, fever, sleepwalking, nightmares and bedwetting; their causes, the victims' perspective of the problem and current treatments.

  1162. Los Guerreros del sol de Jacques Soustelle, Jacques Soustelle et al., 1 videocassette (59 min.), Mexico, Madera, CA : Madera Cinevideo, 1989.
    Notes: Added Title: Los Aztecas
    Added Title: El Esplendor del Mexico antiguo.
    Abstract: A film which presents a history of the Aztecs with onsite visits to places of cultural, artistic, architectural and musical note.

  1163. Los Hermanos del Hierro una pelicula, Ismael Rodriguez Ruelas et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), United States, Fresno, Calif, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Antonio Aguilar, Julio Aleman, Columba Dominguez, Emilio "El Indio" Fernandez, Patricia Conde.
    Abstract: "The lives of two boys are predetermined by their embittered mother upon the death of her husband. Her thirst of vengeance would not be quenched until she brought upon herself the darkest day of her life."--External container.

  1164. Los hijos de López, Enrique Dawi et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Alberto Martín, Jorge Barreiro, Alejandra da Passano.
    Abstract: The López family is fairly normal. Their everyday problems stem from the two sons' auto repair business. Then Martín, one of the sons, becomes unhappy with his marriage. Fortunately his secretary is able to help him out.

  1165. Los hijos del divorcio, Mauricio de la Serna et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Yolanda Varela, Enrique Rambal, Rafael Bertrand.
    Abstract: A corrupt business man named Rojelio Morales is murdered and María, the fiancée of Mr. Díaz, is considered guilty as the only suspect. As the story unfolds (through court testimony), we soon find out that the man murdered was courting Raquel, the daughter of Mr. Díaz. Meanwhile, this same man had negotiated a scam that bribed both Mr. Díaz and his son Hector. One day when María goes to the corrupt man's office to try to resolve the scam, she is confronted by Rojelio and his sexual advances. Raquel walks in on them and not knowing the whole truth gets mad at them both and returns later to kill Rojelio. María trys to protect Raquel by going to jail as guilty and at first Raquel testifies against María, but later realizes the truth and confesses.

  1166. Los hijos del otro, Catrano Catrani et al., 1 videocassette (78 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luisa Arata, Maruja Gil Quesada, Héctor Calcagno.

  1167. Los hipócritas, Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette (79 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Tita Merello, Jorge Salcedo, Sergio Renán, Walter Vidarte, Marcela López Rey, Guillermo Battaglia, Darío Víttori, Jacques Arndt, Estela Molly, Paula Gales, Patricia Shaw, Elcira Olivera Garcés, Fernando Vegal, Humberto de la Rosa, Rodolfo Onetto, Fernando Siro, Rodolfo Puga.
    Abstract: A group of delinquents dedicate their time to forgery and other criminal offenses.

  1168. Los huespedes de marquesa, Jaime Salvador et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Amalia Aguilar, Ramón Armengod, Carlos Solares.
    Abstract: An eccentric woman called La Marquesa runs a boarding house which she advertises as a not only a place for actors but also as a place to train in acting, music or any other performing arts. A young woman named Lidia, who is an aspiring actress, arrives on the merry scene and almost all the men fall for her.

  1169. Los insomnes, Pedro G Orgambide and Videograma S.R.L, 1 videocassette, Montevideo, 19??
    Abstract: In an apartment complex of a big city lives a man named Carlitos who is married and has four kids. Their complex is filled with many strange neighbors. On the fifth floor, the kids find a young man that is being held captive and they try all they can to help him. In another apartment, a woman is selling off newborns. The children try to get their parents to believe them, but no one does and so they just run around the complex by night hardly ever sleeping.

  1170. Los inundados, Fernando Birri, 1 videocassette (XX min.), Argentina, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pirucho Gómez, Julio Omar Gonzales, Hector Palavecino Lola Palombo, Mara Vera.

  1171. Los isleros, Lucas Demare et al., 1 videocassette (112 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199?
    Notes: Performer Note: Tita Merello, Arturo García Buhr, Roberto Fugazol.

  1172. Los jóvenes viejos, Rodolfo Kuhn et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: María Vaner, Alberto Argibay, Emilio Alfaro.
    Abstract: Three young women who live together one day meet three young men while enjoying the sun on the porch of their house. They enjoy each other's company and become more involved with one another as three distinct couples. However, two of the women have boyfriends out of town and so they must decide who they love more and for what reasons. They are all faced to grow up and face the realities of life, with or without courage.

  1173. Los libros tienen la palabra, Mexico et al., 14 videocassettes (approx. 25 hours), Mexico, 199u.
    Abstract: Collection of 54 episodes of the series Los libros tienen la palabra, which discusses famous Mexican authors and their works.

  1174. Los Margaritos, Fernando Fernández et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Fernandez, Lilia del Valle, Antonio Badu.
    Abstract: Two charismatic young brothers, both named Margarito Hernandez, are engaged to be married to two sisters. A few days before the wedding date, one of the Margaritos ends up drunk and unwittingly marries a mysterious nightclub singer. The next day, she contends that she actually married the other Margarito, and insists on a divorce and a portion of their substantial fortune. The whole affair drives the brothers apart and becomes increasingly messy.

  1175. Los Marielitos, Estela Bravo et al., 1 videocassette (57 min.), New York, N.Y, 1983?
    Abstract: Discusses problems the Mariel refugees face in Florida.

  1176. Los martes, orquideas, Pondad Rios y Olivari et al.Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Enrique Errano, Mirtha Legrand, Juan Carlos Thorry.
    Abstract: A romantic adolescent, the youngest girl in a large family, starts receiving orchids from a secret admirer.

  1177. Los mas pequeños, Marcos and Colectivo Perfil Urbano, 1 videocassette (65 min.), México, 1994.
    Abstract: Los mas pequeños forms part of a trilogy of videos produced by the Colectivo Perfil Urbano about the events in Chiapas. The video contains direct testimony from the indigenous population, men and women, about their struggle to survive on the edge, and their involvement with the EZLN. Includes interviews with Subcomandante Marcos.

  1178. Los matamonstruos en la mansión del terror, Carlos Galettini et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Buenos Aires, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Emilio Disi, Alberto Fernández de Rosa, Berugo Carámbula, Gino Renni.
    Abstract: "Brigade Z" is composed of buffoonish, yet valient and noble policemen, afraid of nothing and with a very good chance of vanquishing their enemies. Today their mission is a mansion which seems to be the home of mysterious monsters that roam the night in Buenos Aires.

  1179. Los milliones [sic] de Chaflán, Rolando Aguilar et al., 1 videocassette (84 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carlos López "Chaflan", Emma Roldán, Joaquín Pardavé.
    Abstract: Chaflan inherits the Golden Drum Oil Co. and suddenly finds himself fabulously wealthy. He catapults from his humble existence into high society, including the courts of Europe.

  1180. Los miserables, Domingo Soler et al., 1 videocassette (??? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Domingo Soler, Andres Soler, David Silva.
    Abstract: Valjean, an ex-convict, rises against all odds from galley slave to mayor. Javert, the fanatical police inspector, dedicates his life to recapturing Valjean.

  1181. Los Motivos de Luz, Latin American Video Archives, 1 videocassette, New York : Latin American Video Archives.

  1182. Los muertos hablan, Julián Soler et al., 1 videocassette (67 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Julian Soler, Amelia de Ilisa, Manuel Noriega.
    Abstract: A group of young medical students live together in a home for students and study together. One student named Eduardo Molino helps another with his studies and when the others make fun of a "crazy" Professor Jimeniz, he defends Jimeniz. The other students threaten to go on strike if Professor Jimeniz is not fired.

  1183. Los niños abandonados The abandoned children, Danny Lyon et al., 1 videocassette (63 min.), Clintondale, NY, 1992?
    Notes: Performer Note: Joselín, Simón, Jurito.
    Abstract: A documentary about the street children of Bogota, Colombia in which the facts speak for themselves. Boys beg and girls turn to prostitution in order to survive under conditions which seem to be inescapable.

  1184. Los novios, Pedro Armendáriz et al., 1 videocassette (78 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Armendariz, María Félix.
    Abstract: A young Indian couple in Mexico with to marry, but they are both poor and the woman's father forbids them to see each othe. They manage to find subtle ways of communicating, while still trying to get married.

  1185. Los ojos del monte, Omero Capozzoli et al., 1 videocassette (20 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Leonor Alvarez (Juana), Blas Braidot (Benjamín), Juan Gentile (Abuelo), Gonzalo Presno (Simón), Mauro Real de Azáa (Gurí), Alvarez Baillo Belucci, Campochiaro Figueroa Gómez.
    Abstract: A story of the defense of the territory of Uruguay before the Portuguese invasion in the nineteenth century.

  1186. Los ojos en la nuca, Grupo Hacedor (firm) et al., 1 videocassette (55 min.), Montevideo Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Music, Fernando Ulivi ; editing, José Aprile.
    Abstract: A documentary film about the transition from a dictatorship to a democracy in Argentina in the 1970's, dealing mainly with amnesty for political prisoners and full disclosure of the disappearances during the dictatorship.

  1187. Los ojos más lindos del mundo, Luis Saslavsky et al., 1 videocassette (89 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro López Lagar, Amelia Bence, Roberto Airaldi.
    Abstract: Lorenzo, an orphan, is adopted into a rich family and he becomes brothers with Augustín. When they grow older, they both fall in love with Susana. Augustín marries her, while Lorenzo leaves the city. When Lorenzo returns many years later, he finds that Susana is blind and is neglected by Augustín. Lorenzo decides to straighten out Augustín and save Susana from a dismal fate.

  1188. Los Olvidados, Luis Alcoriza et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Los Angeles, Calif, 1989.
    Notes: Performer Note: Estela Inda, Miguel Inclan, Roberto Cobo, Alfonso Mejia, Hector Lopez Portillo, Salvador Quiros
    Added Title: The young and the damned.
    Abstract: Systematically resists conventional solutions to juvenile delinquency and poverty in order to dramatize the need for more radical solutions. Characters are treated as morally responsible human beings.

  1189. Los Olvidados The Young and the damned, Arthur Mayer et al., 1 videocassette (79 min.), Sandy Hook, Conn, 1983.
    Notes: Performer Note: Roberto Cobo, Alfonso Mejia, Estela Inda
    Added Title: The young and the damned.
    Abstract: A drama located in Mexico City in which a band of youths fight for survival from poverty and starvation.

  1190. Los orilleros, Ricardo Luna et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Rodolfo Bebán, Alberto Arigbay, Franklin Caicedo.
    Abstract: A plot is hatched to stage a coup. Don Aliceo Rojas, an upstanding man, is killled because of his involvment in the plot. His daughter, Elena, witnesses his murder and realizes that one of the killers was her former lover. She resolves to ensure justice on her father's behalf. But justice is complicated, and she discovers her ex-lover's motives were not what she had expected.

  1191. Los Pájaros tirándole a la escopeta Tables turned, Rolando Díaz et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), New York, N.Y, 1985.
    Notes: Performer Note: Reinaldo Miravalles, Consuelo Vidal, Alberto Pujol, Beatriz Valdés, Silvia Planas, Néstor Jiménez
    Added Title: Tables turned.
    Abstract: Of a young couple deeply in love, the young man discovers that his mother has fallen in love with the young women's father.

  1192. Los peores años de nuestra vida, Emilio Martínez Lázaro et al., 1 videocassette (97 min.), Madrid, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Gabino Diego, Ariadna Gil, Jorge Sanz.
    Abstract: Alberto lives with his parents and his brother Roberto, who is quite attractive, and who tells him there are lots of girls out there for him. Alberto is a romantic guy, and doesn't find a girl for his own. He falls in lover with María at first sight, although he doesn't know if she likes him. His brother tells him he will help, but things get difficult when Roberto also falls in love with her.

  1193. Los pistolocos, Miguel M Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (74 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Teresa Velázquez, Alfonso Arau, Sergio Corona, Julio Aldama.
    Abstract: Isabel has backed out of four weddings immediately before they were to occur. She complains to her exasperated father that she is looking for a real man to come along before she can get serious about marriage. He makes her promise that when a "real man" does appear she will marry him. Her father's money, however, attracts only a bumbling pair of con men and gangsters. When a flamboyant cowboy appears at her posh residence, both are too proud to admit their attraction to the other, but her father makes sure he stays nearby.

  1194. Los Pobres Van Al Cielo, Domingo Soler and Eva Muñoz, 1 videocassette (80 min.).

  1195. Los pulpos, César Tiempo et al., 1 videocassette (75 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 1995?
    Notes: Performer Note: Olga Zubarry, Roberto Escalada, Nicolás Freques, Carlos Thompson.
    Abstract: A man succeeds as a writer but fails in health and in love.

  1196. Los que hicieron nuestro cine, Alejandro Pelayo Rangel et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 110 min.), México?, 197?
    Notes: Added Title: Silent screen
    Added Title: Two fortunate debuts
    Added Title: Familiar melodrama.
    Abstract: Four short films dealing with Mexican cinema and cinematography, including silent films, musical films, and domestic melodramas. Each film approximatley 26 minutes long.

  1197. Los que no deben nacer, Agustín P Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (131 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Gustavo Rojo, Isabel Corona, Anita Blanch.

  1198. Los recuerdos del porvenir, Arturo Ripstein et al., 1 videocassette (118 min.), Mexico, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Renato Salvatore, Daniela Rosen, Julian Pastor.
    Abstract: A military garrison arrives in town. The sons of the prominent family leave to join the revolutionaries in the countryside while the daughters fall in love with the soldiers.

  1199. Los rostos del mexicano, Cesar A Rico and Alejandro de Leon, 1 videocassette, México, D.F, 1996.

  1200. Los Rostros del mexicano, César A Rico Ruiz et al., 1 videocassette (52 min.), México, D. F, 1996.
    Notes: Contents: Rostros del mexicano (26 min.) -- Estres y suicidio (26 min.)
    Added Title: Estres y suicidio.
    Abstract: Los Rostros del mexicano is a panorama of the anthropologic study of the indigenous, Spanish and black races that make up the mestizos of Mexico. Estres y suicidio uses statements by survivors of suicide attempts as a starting point for discussing the depression and anxiety that are leading to more and more suicides in modern Mexico.

  1201. Los Sánchez deben morir, Miguel M Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Javier Solís, Fernando Casanova, Lucha Villa.
    Abstract: The brothers Sánchez decide together to jilt their respective brides on the day of their joint marriage, and are even willing to fight their father and his men when they come to bring the brothers to the wedding. The two then ride to another small town to avoid the confusion, and are soon caught up in another brawl there, for which they are jailed. The fiancées catch up with them and make them promise that they will marry when they are released. The two brothers then confess to crimes they didn't commit so that they will be temporarily released, giving them and opportunity to escape once again.

  1202. Los santisimos hermanos, Gabriela Samper and Mady Samper, 1 videocassette (8 min.), Bogota, Colombia, 1999.
    Abstract: Film of young Colombian penitents in sackcloth.

  1203. Los santos inocentes, Alfredo Landa et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), PAL, Madrid, 1984.
    Notes: Performer Note: Alfredo Landa, Francisco Rabal.
    Abstract: A rural Spanish family dreams of rising out of poverty and changing their life of subordination.

  1204. Los Santos inocentes The Holy innocents, Julián Mateos et al., 1 videocassette (108 min.), Irvine, Calif, 1986?
    Notes: Performer Note: Alfredo Landa, Francisco Rabal, Terele Pávez, Belen Ballesteros, Jual Sachez
    Added Title: Holy innocents.
    Abstract: "Focuses on a family of peasants [in the mid-1960's ... in northern Spain] who must contend with the whims of the landowners."--External container.

  1205. Los Sobrevivientes The Survivors, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea et al., 1 videocassette (125 min.), New York, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ana Lilliam Rentería, José Rodríguez, Ana Viña
    Added Title: The Survivors.
    Abstract: "A bourgeois Cuban family, of aristocratic origin, locks itself into its mansion when the Cuban Revolution comes to power to sit out the bad times and preserve its class values. As time passes, the family and its servants regress through the different social systems of humanity, ending in their total destruction." -- Catalog.

  1206. Los supersabios, Anuar Badin Z., Mexican Cinema Collectibles and Film Archives, and Movie-Mex International, 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.

  1207. Los tallos amargos, Fernando Ayala et al., 1 videocassette (89 min.), Argentina, 190??
    Notes: Performer Note: Calors Cores, Julia Sandoval, Vassili Lambrinos.
    Abstract: Alfredo, in an attempt to make fast money, becomes business partners with a bartender and opens a corrupt publishing company. He begins to question his partner's trust and in an attempt to save himself, he murders his partner. It is not until after the truth unfolds, that he realizes his mistake. Alfredo is left to deal with his guilt and selfishness which eventually causes him to end his own life.

  1208. Los tarantos, Alfredo Mañas et al., 1 videocassette (84 min.), Barcelona, 1995?
    Notes: Performer Note: Carmen Amaya, Sara Lezana, Daniel Martín.
    Abstract: Based on classic tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Los Tarantos tells the story of forbidden love in the Barcelona Gypsy barrio of Somorrostro. Juana and Rafael are in love, but their families, the Zorongos and the Tarantos, are sworn enemies.

  1209. Los tres berretines, Luis Arata et al., 1 videocassette (59 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 190-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Arata, Luis Sandrini, Hector Quintarilla.
    Abstract: A shopkeeper has three sons with very different characters.

  1210. Los Tres García!, Ismael Rodríguez Ruelas et al., 1 videocassette (118 min.), Mexico D.F, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Sara García, Pedro Infante, Abel Salazar, Victor M. Mendoza, Marga López.
    Abstract: The adventures of the three García cousins, all in love with the same girl, and their cigar smoking grandmother, who live, fight, and love in a small Mexican town. Pedro Infante sings.

  1211. Los Tres mosqueteros, Cantinflas et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), 5th World Entertainment Home, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mario Moreno "Cantinflas," Andres Soler, Angel Garasa, Consuelo Frank.

  1212. Los tres Villalobos, Joaquin Cordero et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Joaquin Cordero, Victor Parra, Raul Luzardo.
    Abstract: Nicolás, a gold miner, is bitten by a poisonous snake; he offers the doctor, Emilio, a gold nugget and promises to make him a partner in the mine if Emilio can save him. Emilio, when he finds out where the mine is, takes the map to the mine and lets Nicolás die. The doctor attends a meeting called to stop a band of outlaws who are robbing and killing people in the region; no one but Don Lino Villalobos and his sons vow to fight. Nicolás told Emilio that the mine was on the Villalobos rancho, Rancho de las Delicias; Emilio tells Don Villalobos that he will do anything for the rancho.

  1213. Los Ultimos dias de la victima, Federico Luppi et al., 1 videocassette (99 min.), Fresno, CA, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Federico Luppi, Soledad Silveyra
    Added Title: Last days of the victim.
    Abstract: Mendizabal, a professional hit-man, becomes obsessed with Kulpe, his latest victim.

  1214. Los ultimos vermicellis, Carlos Arsuaga et al., 1 videocassette ( min.), Montevideo Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Alberto Sobrino, Imilce Viños, Alfonso Montero.
    Abstract: A South American take on George Orwell's 1984 in which fat people are persecuted and hunted down in a world where fitness is everything, and the underground movement of the "gordos" is comprised of fat people who gather to share one of the most forbidden fruits--large portions of food which the government has deemed unhealthy. A theatrical production.

  1215. Los verdes paraísos, Carlos Hugo Christensen et al., 1 videocassette (84 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Aída Luz (Nora May), Guillermo Battaglia (Julio Roldán), Eduardo Cuitiño (Dr. Campos), Carlos Thompson (Marcelo Velard), Rita Juárez (Chela), María Armand (Sra. del Valle), Orestes Soriani, Ignacio de Soroa (Blanco), Mario Cozza (Ricardo del Valle), Raymond Meyland, Beba Bidart, Agustín Orrequia.
    Abstract: An architect suffers an epileptic attack and awakens to find himself transformed into a famous writer who is about to get married.

  1216. Los Viernes de la eternidad The Fridays of eternity, Hector Olivera et al., 1 videocassette (89 min.), Fresno, Calif, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Thelma Biral, Héctor Alterio, Susana Campos
    Added Title: Fridays of eternity.
    Abstract: A man killed in a lover's quarrel comes back as a spirit to regain his wife's affection.

  1217. Luba, Alejandro Agresti et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 80 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Elio Marchi, Bozena Lasota, Adrian Brine.
    Abstract: American agents intent on wiping out Bolsheviks are after Roberto--an Argentine ex-patriate writer, inventor and Communist in Rotterdam in 1941. He runs from them with his briefcase full of his invention--non-running silk stockings--and money he has received from the Japanese for his invention. He accidentally tumbles down a stairwell and into a whorehouse. He gives the madame a large portion of his money and goes upstairs with Luba, one of the prostitutes, to wait out the Americans.

  1218. Luces de candilejas, Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Alberto Castillo, Amelita Vargas, Francisco Álverez.

  1219. Lucia, Humberto Solás et al., 1 videocassette (165 min.), S.l, 1987?
    Notes: Performer Note: Raquel Revuelta, Eslinda Nuñez, Adela Legra.
    Abstract: Deals with the theme of women and revolution by following the lives of three different women named Lucia during three different revolutionary periods of Cuba's history; the Cuban War of Independence in 1895, the Machado era in the 1930's, and post-revolutionary Cuba of the 1960's.

  1220. Lucrecia Borgia, Luis Bayón Herrera et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Olinda Bozán, Marcos Caplán, Gloria Bernal.

  1221. Luis Batlle Berres, Cinemateca Uruguaya and Video Zoom (Firm), 1 videocassette (43 min.), Argentina, 1998.
    Abstract: Documentary on Luis Batlle Berres, former president of Uruguay.

  1222. Luisa Capetillo pasión de justicia, Sonia Fritz et al., 1 videocassette (40 min.), San Juan, P.R., New York, N.Y., 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Idee Charriez ... [et al].
    Abstract: Features the life of feminist Luisa Capetillo in late 19th and early 20th century Puerto Rico.

  1223. Luisa Valenzuela Desenmascaramientos, Luisa Valenzuela et al., 1 videocassette (50 min.), Hanover, NH, 1986.
    Notes: Added Title: Desenmascaramientos.
    Abstract: In an interview with Sharon Magnarelli, Argentinian writer Luisa Valenzuela discusses her works, including Cola de largatija, Aqui pasen cosas raras, Cambio de armas, and Donde viven las aguilas. She speaks of literature as an "unmasking," saying that as a writer she begins with an image or a word and the rest of the text comes in its own way, at times slowly and painfully as the masks over the truth are peeled off. One writes, she says, to "know more than is already known," and present that to readers so that they may gather their own knowledge from it. She reads her short story, "De noche soy tu caballo," in its entirety.

  1224. Lulu on the bridge, Harvey Keitel, Mira Sorvino, and Paul Auster, 1 videodisc (103 min.), United States, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Harvey Keitel, Mira Sorvino.

  1225. Luna criolla una pelicula extraordinaria, Vicente Orona Brillas et al., 1 videocassette (84 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Vicente Orona, Lucy Delgado, Joaquin Pardave.
    Abstract: A young woman sings at a bar in a coastal town. After a show one night, a man approaches her, but her boyfriend, El Quetzal, who is a smuggler, fends him off. The couple would love to escape their situation, but the coast guard is stepping up their interception of smugglers and the El Quetzal's band accuses him of informing to the police.

  1226. Luna de miel en Río, Manuel Romero et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, distribuida por Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Catita (Niní Marshall), Tito Lusiardo, Enrique Serrano.

  1227. La luna en el espejo, José Donoso et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Montevideo Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Gloria Munchmeyer, Rafael Benavente, Ernesto Beadle.
    Abstract: An old man has shut himself up in his house with his son to tend him. His chief aim is to control his son who, although obedient and submissive, cooks home-made pies and dreams of owning a restaurant, both desiring and fearing his eventual liberty. Their neighbor is a childlike widow who so entrances the son that he dares break out of his confinement which pushes the father to play his last card to recover control over him.

  1228. Luponini el terror de Chicago, José Bohr et al., 1 videocassette (86 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: José Bohr, Anita Blanch, Carlos Villatoro.
    Abstract: Luponini, a young bank teller, is in love with the bank president's daughter, but the president will not allow him to see his daughter. Luponini believes things would be different if he were rich. He makes many mistakes at work because he is so distracted with thoughts of the daughter. Things get worse when he steals a car, marries a former co-worker and loses his job. Eventually he becomes a thief.

  1229. Macario, Armando Orive Alba et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Madera, Calif, 1984.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ignacio López Tarso, Pina Pellicer, Enrique Lucero.
    Abstract: About a man who can cure the sick, which turns out to be a curse as well as a blessing.

  1230. Macho y hembra, Mauricio Walerstein et al., 1 videocassette (115 min.), Venezuela, Chorilllos, Peru, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Orlando Urdaneta, Elba Escobar, Irene Aroila, Rubens de Falco.
    Abstract: Ana, Alicia and Daniel know each other from the famous student strike at the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello (UCAB) in 1973. After graduation, the two women have become sociologists, writing an account of the past few years, from the oil bonanza until the crash of the bolívar. Unaccountably, the three of them fall into a romantic triangle, but their lives pull them apart from each other: Ana becomes a famous writer, Alicia becomes rich in real estate, and Daniel has his own TV program. Though they part, their time together has shaped their lives.

  1231. Macu Macu, the policeman's woman, Solveig Hoogesteijn et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), New York : Latin American Video Archives, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Daniel Alvarado, María Luisa Mosquera, Frank Hernández.
    Abstract: Macu is the young, flirtatious wife of a policeman, Ismail. She has had a number of affairs with young men in the barrio where they live since the beginning of her marriage. Three of her former lovers have disappeared; both she and her husband are suspects, though no evidence links them to the disappearances. Macu is made to see her husband's jealousy, but the boys won't leave her alone until it is too late and he has erupted into rage.

  1232. Madame Bovary, Carlos Schlieper et al., 1 videocassette (81 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Mecha Ortíz, Roberto Excalada, Enrique Alvarez Diosdado.
    Abstract: Filmed adapation of Flaubert's classic novel.

  1233. Madre a la fuerza, Maria Conesa et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria Conesa, Alfredo del Diestro, Susana Guizar.
    Abstract: Cristina and her uncle Gustavo return to Mexico after Cristina has studied in the U.S. Years earlier, Gustavo broke the heart of Carmen, his one-time fiancee. Carmen's nephew, Arturo, returns to her house after traveling. When Cristina collides with a tree in the car given her by her uncle, Arturo helps her out; in return Gustavo invites him for dinner. Gustavo hints that he is still in love with Carmen.

  1234. Madre querida, Luisa María Morales et al., 1 videocassette (77 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luisa María Morales, Alberto Martí, Antonio Licega.
    Abstract: Manuel and Avela are two young lovers forced to separate because Manuel's father forces him to marry someone else. While Avela raises a son alone, Manuel grows richer and raises his own son after his wife dies. Both boys end up good friends in the same school, until Avela's son is falsely accused of starting a fire and is sent to military school.

  1235. Madrid, Madrid, 1 videocassette (58 min.), 198?
    Abstract: Discusses the history of Madrid and presents a general overview of its monuments, museums and parks.

  1236. Maestro de las voces, Mario Vargas Llosa and José Miguel Oviedo, 1 videocassette (52 min.), Hanover, NH, 1983.
    Abstract: Vargas Llosa in his interview with José Miguel Oviedo answers questions about which genres he prefers, and what led him to change from short stories to drama. He discusses the social role of the writer, while at the same time defending the idea that writing is a private act.

  1237. Maestro Levita, Luis Cesar Amadori et al., 1 videocassette (102 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Pepe Arias, Mecha Ortíz, Juan C. Thorry.
    Abstract: Don Simon is a teacher and director of a young children's school in Puentecito. One day, a young lady named Elena comes to be a new teacher, however, she does not really enjoy it as much as she would like and thus returns home. The school starts to deteriorate and soon gets closed down. When Don Simon goes back to get Elena he ends up staying in the city for awhile until he finds out that the children of Puentecito have come down with a terrible disease. He hurries back to the town and gathers all the sick children at the school so they may recuperate. It is not until Elena arrives with the medicine that things start looking hopeful again for the children.

  1238. Mala sangre, Ricardo Islas et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Estela Moreno, Ricardo Islas, Claudia Faget.
    Abstract: Leonardo Torres went for an interview in a neighboring town named Castillos. However, while there he came in contact with a deadly disease. When he returned home, his wife started noticing his strange behavior and soon enough it became so bad that he had to get locked up. While the doctors tried to find out what was wrong with him, his wife did some searching on her own. She eventually finds out the truth but almost too late.

  1239. Malabrigo, Jorge Guerra et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 1992?
    Abstract: Dramatization of social and economic changes in a Peruvian seacoast village.

  1240. Malajunta, Malajunta, 1 videocassette (57 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Voice and text: Eduardo Aliverti.
    Abstract: In 1976 a military coup d'état brought an end to democracy in Argentina and imposed one of the worst military dictatorships in Latin American history, until it was overthrown in 1986. For seven long years the people of Argentina suffered terror, torture, murder and bizarre extremes of censorship at the hands of their government. Thousands "disappeared." Yet throughout it all, many Argentinians denied that anything bad was happening, or excused the violence as necessary for the national good. Even today, all-too-many Argentinians are eager to forget the nightmare that descended upon their country, and may therefore be allowing the conditions of its occurrence to arise again.

  1241. Malambo, Alberto de Zavalía et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay :bVideograma, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Delia Garcés, Oscar Valicelli, Orestes Caviglia.

  1242. La malavida, Hugo Fregonese et al., 1 videocassette (107 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Hugo del Carril, Soledad Silveyra, Víctor Laplace.

  1243. Malayunta, José Santiso et al., 1 videocassette, Buenos Aires, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Frederico Luppi, Miguel Angel Solá, Bárbara Mujica.

  1244. La malcasada, V Saiso Piquer et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria Elena Marques, Carlos Cores, Carlos Navarro.
    Abstract: Elena is a prostitute who sings in a cabaret, working for a violent and manipulative man who leaves her lying in the street one night, unconscious. She is taken to the home of a wealthy and generous man with whose daughter she was a schoolmate. Don Manuel allows Elena to stay as long as she wishes, and when his son Gerardo returns for the navy, he and Elena fall in love. One day, however, they run into Elena's old pimp, who feigns attraction to Gerardo's sister in order to get closer. The truth about Elena's past is soon revealed, and while Gerardo is away in the navy, she must contend with her pimp.

  1245. Malena es un nombre de tango, Gerardo Herrero et al., 1 videocassette (109 min.), Spain, 1996?
    Notes: Performer Note: Ariadna Gil, Marta Belaustegui, Carlos López, Luis Fernando Alves, Isabel Otero, Marina Saura, Jesús Ruyman.
    Abstract: Post-Franco Spain -- Malena explores life and relationships in this ever-changing world. Malena's older sister, Reina, is impeccably well-behaved, and sets an example against which Malena rebels. As she stumbles from catastrophe to catastrophe, Malena becomes her family's poster-child for what not to do with one's life.

  1246. Maluala, Sergio Giral et al., 1 videocassette (84 min.), Miami, FL, 199?
    Notes: Performer Note: Samuel Claxton, Miguel Navarro, Roberto Blanco, Miguel Gutierrez, Raul Pomares, Adolfo Llaurado, Nicolas Reynoso.
    Abstract: Recounts the establishment of the Marroon's community by runaway slaves in the Caribbean, and their struggle against colonial oppression.

  1247. Malvinas, historias de traiciones, Videograma S.R.L, 1 videocassette (84 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Interviewers: Gustavo Montiel, Micheal Chanan, Jorge Denti.
    Abstract: Using an abundance of documentary material, including interviews of diverse Argentine and English personalities, director Jorge Denti tries to explain how the Argentine and the English people were betrayed by their respective governments, bringing them to a war that, in the case of the Argentines, they were not prepared to face. The real issue stands out clearly as the conflict is framed in the context of the expansionistic and aggressive policy of British imperialism and its allies.

  1248. Mama era punk, Marisol Santelices et al., 1 videocassette (? min.), Montevideo Uruguay, 199-.
    Abstract: Documentary film about the dictatorship in Chile and the sociological aspects of the rebellion of Chilean youth. The rebellion is destructive as it expresses itself in drug abuse and crime and constructive as it leads to political action and protests against the regime.

  1249. Mamá querida, Silvio Fischbein et al., 1 videocassette (75 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Chela Ruíz, Víctor Laplace, Selva Alemán.
    Abstract: Jewish-Argentine artist, Natalio, returns from his trip to Europe to find that his father has passed away, leaving his mother a widow. Natalio and his sister, Marta, take care of their mother, Berta and insure her well, in their own way. Natalio encourages his mother to paint, while Marta reminisces with her mother about old times.

  1250. Mambo mouth, Thomas Schlamme et al., 1 videocassette (60 min.), S.l., 1992.
    Abstract: John Leguizamo's monologues illustrate six fierce and funny Latin characters: Agamemnon, Loco Louie, Pepe, Manny the Fanny, Angel, and the Crossover King.

  1251. The man who would be king, Rudyard Kipling et al., 1 videodisc (129 min.), Burbank, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer.
    Abstract: Danny Dravot and Peachy Carnehan leave 19th century India and set out for the isolated, primitive land of Kafiristan, whose people haven't seen an outsider in hundreds of years. Peachy becomes lord of the kingdom's treasury, a huge chamber spilling over with limitless gold and priceless rare jewels. Danny is first crowned king, then, declared a god.

  1252. The Manchurian candidate, Frank Sinatra et al., 1 videodisc (129 min.), Santa Monica, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, Janet Leigh, Angela Lansbury, Henry Silva, James Gregory.
    Abstract: A U.S. Army platoon, captured in the Korean conflict, is whisked to Manchuria for three nightmarish days of experimental drug-and-hypnosis- induced conditioning that transforms the men into human time bombs.

  1253. Mande! Mande!, John C Sanchez et al., 1 videocassette (13 min.), Chicago.
    Notes: Performer Note: Silvia Sanchez, James Sanchez.
    Abstract: Two pieces by John Sanchez, My brother Bubbles and Tortoise talk, are presented simultaneusly: the latter by the narrator in Spanish and the former in English subtitles.

  1254. Mano a mano, Ramón Peon et al., 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ramón Peon.

  1255. Manón, Román Chalbaud et al., 1 videocassette (114 min.), Venezeula, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mayra Alejandra, Miguelangel Landa, Víctor Maillaino.
    Abstract: Manón, ordered to a convent by her father as punishment for having an affair with a married man, meets and falls for a wealthy seminarian, Roberto. Together they escape her parents and flee to Cáracas with money belonging to Roberto's father. However, there, a wealthy industrialist meets Manón and schemes, with her begrudging help to separate her from Roberto by lies and claim her for his own.

  1256. Manos a la Obra the story of Operation Bootstrap, Pedro A Rivera et al., 1 videocassette (60 min.), New York, N.Y., 1983.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrator, Ilka Tanya Payan.
    Abstract: A documentary on Puerto Rico's "Operation Bootstrap," an economic development plan undertaken in the 1950s which was to attract U.S. capital and serve as a model for the Americas. Using newsreels, archival photographs, and excerpts from government propaganda films, examines the background and many problematic issues posed by the plan.

  1257. Manuel, Astrubal Melendez et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), Caracas, 1979.
    Notes: Performer Note: Astrubal Melendez, Virginia Urbanetta, Julio Mota, Victor Quiga.
    Abstract: The story of a young activist priest in a small fishing village who persuades workers to stand up for their rights.

  1258. Manuel de Falla, Manuel de Falla, 1 videocassette (30 min.), 198?
    Abstract: Presents the life and works of the Spanish composer Manuel de Falla.

  1259. Manuela, Humberto Solás et al., 1 videocassette (39 min.), Cuba?, 1994?
    Notes: Performer Note: Adela Legrá, Adolfo Llauradó, Olga González, Luis Alberto García, Ruddy Mora, Flavio Calderin, Juana Albuquerque.

  1260. La maquinaria del fraude, Carlos Mendoza and Canal 6 de Julio (Mexico), 1 videocassette (40 min.), México, D.F, 1994.

  1261. Maravilla del toreo, Conchita Cintron et al., 1 videocassette (109 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Conchita Cintron, Pepe Ortiz, Florencio Castello.
    Abstract: Rosita loves playing with the bulls on her father's hacienda, much to her father's disapproval, though his Spanish employee, Curro, who watches over the young lady, encourages her to work with the bulls. A famous Mexican bullfighter, Pepe Morera, is about to return and everyone is bustling to ready the hacienda. When he arrives, Enrique, a young friend of Rosita's father, is suspicious of Morera because he is low class and seems to be attracted to Rosita.

  1262. Maravillas, Fernando Fernán Gómez et al., 1 videocassette (99 min.), Madrid, 1984?
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Fernan Gomez, Cristina Marcos.

  1263. Marcelino pan y vino, Ladislaus Vajda et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Barcelona, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pablito Calvo, Rafael Rivelles, Antonio Vico, Juan Calvo, José Marco Davo, Fernando Rey, Isabel De Pomes.
    Abstract: Story of the miracle of a little boy, abandoned at a monastery, who is discovered to be talking with Jesus Christ.

  1264. Marcos historia y palabra, Cristián Calónico and Producciones Marca Diablo, 1 videocassette (90 min.), México, 1996.
    Abstract: In this video "Subcomandante Insurgente" Marcos describes his arrival in la Selva Lacandona, his first contacts with the indigenous population there, through the formation of the EZLN (Zapatista Army of National Liberation), and the prospects of negotiation with the federal government. The participation of the women during this period is also examined; they speak of the fall of socialist countries, their hopes, and the future of their children.

  1265. Marcos, Marcos el mundo Indigena : rebelión en Chiapas : in memoriam a Guillermo Bonfil, creador de México profundo, Oscar Menéndez et al., 1 videocassette (58 min.), Mexico, 1994.
    Notes: Contents: Antes de la Conquista -- Conquista y Colonia -- Los Indios del norte los Tarahumaras -- Mexico Barbaro 1909 / J.K. Turner -- Los profesionales de la esperanza
    Performer Note: Narración, Claudio Brook.
    Abstract: A documentary about the Indigenous people of Mexico and the violence against them from the days of colonialism to the present times.

  1266. Marcos Olaya el hombre de la sal, Gabriela Samper and Mady Samper, 1 videocassette (12 min.), Bogota, Colombia, 1999.
    Abstract: Film of workers engaging in a laborious extraction of salt.

  1267. Mare Nostrum, Vicente Blasco Ibáñez et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: María Félix, Fernando Rey, Guillermo Marín.
    Abstract: In the opening days of World War II a Spanish ship captain puts into Naples for repairs and falls in love with a beautiful woman who may be a German spy. Through her, his ship, the Mare Nostrum, is drawn into the war.

  1268. Margarita, Armando y su padre, Francisco Mugica and Enrique Jardiel Poncela, 1 videocassette XX min.), S.l, 19??

  1269. Maria a classic love story, Tito Davison et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), N. Hollywood, CA, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Allende, Taryn Power, Jose Suarez, Alicia Caro.
    Abstract: A heart wrenching love story of a terminally ill girl and the man who loved her.

  1270. María Antonia, Sergio Giral et al., 1 videocassette (104 min.), New York, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Alina Rodriguez, Alexis Valdes, Toberto Perdomo, José Antonio Rodriguez, Asenenh Rodriguez.
    Abstract: María Antonia's life is going bad. She gets out of jail to find out her man, Julian, has been with another woman. Her godmother tries to set her life right through Santaría, but María Antonia resists her help. Julian is in training for a fight in Mexico; his coach urges him to leave her. He tells her he's going to take her with him when he makes it to New York, but she doesn't believe him.

  1271. Mariá Candelaria, Agustin J Fink et al., 1 videocassette (98 min.), Madera, Calif, 1984.
    Notes: Performer Note: Dolores Del Río, Pedro Armendariz, Alberto Galán.
    Abstract: "The story of a girl who is not accepted into society because of her mother's past."--External container.

  1272. María Celeste, Julio Saraceni et al., 1 videocassette (81 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro López Lagar, Mirtha Legrand, Eduardo Cuitiño.
    Abstract: The "María Celeste" was found adrift at sea, near the Straits of Gibralter in the mid-19th century, with no one on board. The story concerns the investigation into the mystery of what went wrong on an otherwise ordinary voyage. The crew had survived an devastating storm, but had been fortunate to find an island refuge Soon passions flared as they vied for the only woman amongst them--the captain's daughter.

  1273. María Christina, Ramón Pereda et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria Anonieta Pons, Carlos Cores, Prudencía Grifell, Che Reyes.
    Abstract: Maria Christina dances the mambo in an unsophisticated night club to earn money for the care of her ailing grandmother, for whom she cannot afford a doctor. A concerned friend convinces a young physician to see the grandmother free of charge, but while he is in the nightclub, he ends up fighting with a drunken customer and Maria Christina is fired. Rather than let her starve, the doctor employs her in his home as his personal secretary.

  1274. María de los Angeles Moreno el filo de la inteligencia, María de los Angeles Moreno U., Denise Maerker, and Once TV (Mexico City, Mexico), 1 videocassette (56 min.), México, D.F, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Guest, María de los Angeles; interviewer, Denise Maerker.
    Abstract: An interview with Mexican politician María de los Angeles; who discusses her life and work and the position of women in politics in Mexico today.

  1275. Maria de mi corazon Mary my dearest, Jaime Humberto Hermosillo et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Los Angeles, Calif, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria Rojo, Hector Bonilla, Ana Ofelia Murguia
    Added Title: Mary my dearest.
    Abstract: An erotic black comedy about a petty thief and his former lover who reunite to form a vaudeville team.

  1276. Maria del mar, Fernando Soler et al., 1 videocassette (97 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rosita Arenas, Victor Manuel Mendoza.
    Abstract: A little girl is left on a fisherman's boat in a small coastal town in Veracruz. The fisherman believes she must be from somewhere else because she had blue eyes--unlike anyone in town. Her pendent says she is named María; the fisherman and his wife call her Ma ria del Mar to distinguish her from their daughter, also named Ma ria.

  1277. María Elena, Raphael J Sevilla et al., 1 videocassette (75 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carmen Guerrero, J.J. Martínez Casado, Adolfo Girón, Beatriz Ramos.
    Abstract: The fisherman Rogelio is in love with the beautiful María Elena, who becomes smitten with Gonzalo Peralta, the new director of the cannery. Rogelio escapes his pain aboard a ship. During his adventures, he assists in capturing an island inhabited by women warriors and securing a treasure of pearls. On his return to the village, he comforts María Elena moments before she passes away.

  1278. Maria la O, Adolfo Fernández Bustamante et al., 1 videocassette (75 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Emilio Tuero, Linda Gurraez ; Issa Morante.
    Abstract: Maria La O, an enchanting mulatto woman, secrectly maintains an affair with an upper class man of pure Spanish blood. The apparant class and race differences stand in the way of their relationship. Feeling pressure to remain within racial and class boundaries, Fernando becomes engaged to a daughter of a family friend.

  1279. Maria Magdalena, Miguel Contreras Torres et al., 1 videocassette (96 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Medea de Novara, Luis Alcoriza, Luana Alcañiz.
    Abstract: A retelling of the story of Mary Magdalen. Prince Ajolep of Egypt has stolen an emerald from a god and takes it to Galilee to offer it to his beloved Magdalena. She is unsatisfied with the jewel, but lusts after its power. With the ring, she seems to be an evil and sinful woman, but she finds herself wanting to hear Jesus without understanding why.

  1280. Mariana, mariana, Alberto Isaac et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Chicago, Ill, 1989?
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Armendáriz, Elizabeth Aguilar, Saby Kamalich.
    Abstract: A dramatic and emotional film about an adolescent boy's first sentimental experience with a prostitute.

  1281. Marianela, Angelino Fons et al., 1 videocassette (106 min.), United States, Fresno, CA, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rocío Durcal, Pierre Orcel, Jose Suarez, Jacqueline Parent, Julieta Serrano.
    Abstract: "The story of a disfigured orphan whose only solace is to serve as guide to a young and handsome blind man... . When he recovers his eyesight, Marianela's fragile world is shattered."--External container.

  1282. Marianella, Julio Porter et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Olga Zubarry, Pedro Laxalt, José María Gutiérrez.

  1283. Mario Vargas Llosa the story of the novelist who would be president, Mario Vargas Llosa et al., 1 videocassette (59 min., 20 sec.), New York, N.Y., 1990?
    Abstract: Highlights Vargas Llosa's childhood, Peruvian society and his campaign for the presidency. Vargas Llosa also reads passages from some of his works.

  1284. Mariposas en el andiamo Butterflies on the scaffold, Luis Felipe Bernaza, Margaret Gilpin, and Kangaroo Productions, 1 videocassette (70 min.) col, United States, 1996.
    Abstract: Glamorous gowns fashioned from grain sacks and eyelashes made out of carbon paper are the reality of drag in Cuba. But in the small Havana community of La Guinera, gay transvestite performers have earned respect and status through creative work for the neighbourhood. On stage action and backstage preparation opens out into insightful interviews with community leaders, families, and the performers themselves. the question; can you be gay and accepted in Cuba?

  1285. Martín Aquino el ultimo matrero, Ricardo Romero Curbelo et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 115 min.), Uruguay, distribuida uruguaya de Telefilms, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Raúl Sola, Duilio Borch, Lidia Etchemendy, Mauro Cartagena.
    Abstract: At the end of the last civil war in Uruguay in 1904, there came a lasting peace. The eastern part of the country, however, saw sporadic new uprisings. In one of these uprisings, Martín Aquino is asked to participate as a guerrila leader--a role which he rejects.

  1286. Martín Garatuza, Juan José et al., 1 videocassette (86 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Leopoldo Ortin, Juan José, Martinez Casado.
    Abstract: An outlaw seeks to restore the name of the woman he loves. Her name is hated because long before she was born, her grandmother and sisters were accused of being witches and subsequently tortured and killed.

  1287. Martín (Hache), Adolfo Aristarain et al., 1 videocassette (135 min.), Argentina, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Federico Luppi, Cecilia Roth, Eusebio Poncela.
    Abstract: Filmmaker Martín lives in Madrid but has a 19-year-old son, also named Martín, but know as Hache (or simply H.), and ex-wife who live in Buenos Aires. One night, his son accidentally has too much to drink and takes too many drugs and ends up in the hospital. Martín flies to Argentina and then decides to bring Hache home with him to Madrid. Hache soon gets introduced to his father's much younter girlfriend Alicia and good friend Dante, who is gay. The four of them have some intense conversations, share sorrows and hopes, and together Martín and his son attempt to build up their relationship.

  1288. Maruja en el Infierno, Emilio Moscoso et al., 1 videocassette (98 min.), South America, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Elena Romero, Pablo Serra, Elvira Travesi.
    Abstract: A group of young men plot to steal a horde of silver rumored to belong to an old lady who runs a recycling center staffed by mentally disturbed people. The plotters think that the treasure is hidden in the old woman's factory and so they grab an old, unbalanced street person, get him a job in the factory and posae as relatives so that they can have a cover for their search.

  1289. Mary tuvo la culpa, Carlos Torres Ríos et al., 1 videocassette (65 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Leo Marini, Susana Canales.
    Abstract: Singer Don Raúl has just gotten married and he and his wife are spending their first night together. However, while he is asleep, Raúl keeps mentioning the name Mary. His wife hears this and immediately packs up her stuff and leaves, fearing the worst. The two of them remain separated while everything gets worked out. Raúl carries on half-heartedly with his magnificent singing ability until, with the help of his wife's father, the true identity of Mary is revealed and the problem is resolved.

  1290. Más allá de la ciudad letrada, Angel Rama and Mario Szichman, 1 videocassette (59 min.), Hanover, NH, 1983.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mario Szichman, interviewer.
    Abstract: In an interview with Mario Szichman, Uruguayan Critic Angel Ramaexplores the identity of contemporary Latin American literature discussing different styles and techniques of Latin American authors, the ebb and flow of the publishing industry, the tensions between writer and society, and the opportunities and new techniques which come out of the whole dynamic of writing.

  1291. Más allá del jardín, Andrés Vicente Gómez et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), Madrid, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Concha Velasco, Fernando Guillén, Manuel Bandera, Andrea Occhipinti, Ingrid Rubio.
    Abstract: This romantic melodrama centers on the struggles of a Seville rancher's dissatisfied wife. Palmira's husband Willy has not slept with her in ages, her teenaged son is sexually confused, her sister a lesbian and her daugher is seeing a man on the sly. Matters worsen when Palmira finds out that her husband is having an affair, that her daughter is pregnant with a hemophiliac child and her son has died in a motorcycle accident. She learns of her son's homosexuality shortly after the funeral from his bisexual best friend, the one with whom Palmira had a brief affair. Overwhelmed, Palmira leaves the family to search for herself and for her long-lost first love.

  1292. Mas fuerte aue el amor, Jorge Mistral et al., 1 videocassette (86 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Mistral, Miroslava, Nestor Barbosa.
    Abstract: A rich entrepreneur's daughter and one of his employees cannot seem to avoid each other. Both proud and stubborn, they antagonize each other despite their mutual attraction. Even after they are forced to marry, they are unable to reconcile their difference.

  1293. Matador, Andrés Vincente Goméz et al., 1 videocassette (107 min.), New York, N.Y, 1989.
    Notes: Performer Note: Assumpta Serna, Antonio Banderas, Nacho Martinez, Eva Cobo, Julietta Serrano.
    Abstract: The story of a retired torero's love affair with a beautiful woman. The lovers are brought together by a young bullfighting student who confesses to a string of murders.

  1294. Matar al abuelito, Luis César D'Angiolillo et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Federico Luppi, Inés Estévez, Mirta Busnelli.
    Abstract: An older man named Don Mariano lives in a very large house with his grown-up children and hired help. One day he tries to kill himself, but fails and instead goes into deep depression. However, a young lady named Rosita comes to stay in the house, and she starts to take care of the bed-stricken Don Mariano using her charm and witch powers. The two of them fall in love, and meanwhile his immediate children do all they can in hopes of getting the inheritance. In the end, Don Mariano and Rosita must flee from the greedy children.

  1295. Maternidad impossible, Maria Elena Marqués et al., 1 videocassette (84 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria Elena Marques, Armando Calvo, Emilia Guiu.
    Abstract: A group of civilians are on a bus escaping the civil war in Spain. The bus goes off the side of the road while trying to avoid artillery fire. In the accident, a boy is separated from his mother after one of the other passengers, Benita, snatches him to safety, thinking his mother dead. She is only unconscious and when she comes to, the doctor tells her that Benita and her son are on the other side of the front. The doctor falls in love with her and pledges to do what he can to retrieve her son.

  1296. Matrimonio a la Argentina, Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Rodolfo Bebán, Jorge Barreiro, Mercedes Carreras.

  1297. Mauvaise conduite Improper conduct, Nestor Almendros and Orlando Jiménez-Leal, 1 videocassette (110 min.), New York, NY, 1984.
    Notes: Performer Note: Reinaldo Arenas, Susan Sontag, Heberto Padilla, Caracol, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Armando Valladares, Fidel Castro, Ana Maria Simo, Juan Goytisolo, Carlos Franqui, Martha Frayde, Renne Ariza
    Added Title: Improper conduct.
    Abstract: Anti-Castro documentary. Includes interviews of Cuban refugees and historical film footage. Among those considered "antisocial" by the Castro regime were political and artistic dissidents and homosexuals.

  1298. La Mayordomía en el hogar, David Powell, Noel Santiago, and Goshen College, 1 videocassette (35 min.), Goshen, IN, 1988?

  1299. Me gustan los estudiantes a documentary, Mario Handler, 1 videocassette (6 min.), Uruguay, 1968.

  1300. Me ha besado un hombre!, María Elena Márquez et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Abel Salazar, Maria Elena Marqués, Andres Soler.
    Abstract: A young man is forced to disguies herself as her brother in order to escape Europe during World War II. After obtaining a construction job, using the same disguise, she has to deal with the awkwardness of living among other men.

  1301. Me sobra un marido!, Gerardo Sofovich et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan Carlos Calabro, Susana Gimenez, Rodolfo Ranni.
    Abstract: A beautiful woman decides to remarry after the presumed death of her husband--an entomologist who disappeared into the jungle in search of a rare insect. This time she marries an industrialist and everything looks good...but then her first husband emerges from the jungle and wants to reclaim his wife.

  1302. Mecanica nacional, Manolo Fabregas et al., 1 videocassette, Los Angeles, CA, Madera, CA, 1971.
    Notes: Performer Note: Manolo Fabregas, Lucha Villa.
    Abstract: Braveros, sentimentales, lujuriosos, irresponsables, es el retrato de su vecino, su comadre y de usted mismo.

  1303. La mejor del colegio la colegiala apasionada, Julio Saraceni et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Lolita Torres, Alberto Dalbes, Berta Moss.
    Abstract: Carmen is one of many girls at a boarding school that is always trying to find something exciting to pass the time. One day she makes a bet with another girl that ends up with Carmen getting caught. She thus devises a plan to get her and another girl out of the school, but this just causes even more trouble. By the end, the girls triumph despite the disapproving head mistress.

  1304. La memoria del agua, Héctor Faver et al., 1 videocassette (76 min.), Buenos Aires, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Boris Rotenstein.
    Abstract: The story of Joseph Fruferman, whose memories of his childhood in Russia and his adult life in France take up the last moments of his life. Images of his mother, late wife and daughter frame these poignant memories in a haunting black-and-white film in which the narrative is interspliced with documentary fragments. The film centers on the love that makes the impossible possible through its overwhelming power and survives physical death and separation just as water retains its memory even after its molecules separate.

  1305. Memorias de subdesarrollo Memories of underdevelopment, Sergio Corrieri et al., 1 videocassette (97 min.), 1987?
    Notes: Performer Note: Sergio Corrieri, Daisy Granados, Eslinda Núñez, Beatriz Ponchora
    Added Title: Inconsolable memories
    Added Title: Memories of underdevelopment.
    Abstract: A bourgeois property owner decides to stay in Cuba after the revolution and must examine his life and values in a new social and political milieu.

  1306. Memorias de teatro guión, Mady Samper ; dirección, Mady Samper, Mady Samper, 1 videocassette (28 min.), Bogota, Colombia, 1999.
    Abstract: Interviews with persons involved with the theatre program at the Instituto Colombiano de Cultura, and reminiscences of Gabriela Samper.

  1307. Memorias de un Mexicano, Salvador Toscano et al., 1 videocassette (96 min.), Madera, Calif, 1985?
    Abstract: "A ... documentary - considered one of the first films ever produced in Mexico - on the key events and figures of the Mexican Revolution from 1904 to 1924 .... Capturing the flavor and reality of war-torn Mexico during one of the most important revolutions in Latin American history, 'Memorias' presents the political and military upheaval that shaped present-day Mexico using exclusive authentic footage. It also depicts the women's role in Mexico during this period."--Publisher's flyer.

  1308. Memorias y olvidos, Simón Feldman et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), San Luis, Arg, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Arturo Maly, Juan Legrado, Lorenzo Quinteros.
    Abstract: Film about a TV producer/journalist who wants to deal with the foreign perception of the Argentine paradox: the vast human and natural resources which exist alongside long-time political and economic hardships. He wants the outside world to understand the paradox much as a native Argentinian might through the promotion of his film in foreign markets.

  1309. Memories of Tata, Sheldon Schiffer and Cinema Guild, 1 videocassette (51 min.), New York, 1993.
    Abstract: Traces the creation and dissolution of the Adam Morales family. Adam Morales describes his relationships with his wife, his daughters, and with other women. Morales' wife and daughters give their own account of why they severed their ties with Mr. Morales due to his acts of physical abuse and sexual adultery.

  1310. Men with guns, Federico Luppi et al., 1 videocassette (128 min.), Culver City, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Federico Luppi, Damian Alcazar, Tania Cruz, Damian Delgado, Dan Rivera Gonzalez, Mandy Patinkin, Kathryn Grody.
    Abstract: Dr. Fuentes is a man in search of his legacy--seven medical students he trained to work in impoverished native villages. But early in his odyssey he begins to suspect that "men with guns" got there first, and with every step he is confronted by bloody realities he had long ignored. Now, his is an almost desperate quest, but for a mythical village deep in the rainforest--one last refuge of hope called Cerca del Cielo. In Spanish with English subtitles.

  1311. Menores de edad, Miguel D Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (83 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Abel Salazar, Rosita Quintana, Emperatriz Carbajal.
    Abstract: Rosa is a twenty year old student at a boarding school who likes to cause trouble. She and two friends, in admiration of a young radio announcer for a children's performance hour, go to see his show one day. Rosa decides to pose as a young girl and perform as a way of impressing this Absalom. Just days later she runs into him on a train and the two are forced to share a compartment, with Rosa carrying on her deceptive act. Absalom finds himself attracted to Rosa, yet at the same time disgusted with himself. Rosa even pretends to have a young boyfriend to make Absalom jealous.

  1312. Mentiras piadosas, Jacobo Feldman et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 110 min.), Mexico, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Delia Casanova, Alonso Echanove, Ernesto Yañez.

  1313. La mentirosa, Luis César Amadori et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Niní Marshall, Miguel Gómez Bao, Pablo Palitos.

  1314. Mercado de abasto, Lucas Demare et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Tita Merelli, Pepe Arias, Marcelle Marcel.
    Abstract: A young lady named Paulina works in a market and one day meets a handsome gentleman and ends up falling for him. However, he has a dangerous past and so the two of them can not be together despite her getting pregnant. Fortunately, Lorenzo, an older fatherly type, helps out and offers to supply money for her son. In the end, Paulina must let go of any hopes with a man who does not really care for her son and is much too involved in crime.

  1315. Mercedes Sosa, como un pájaro libre, Ricardo Wulicher et al., 1 videocassette (70 min.), Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Performers: Mercedes Sosa, Charly García, León Fieco, Areil Ramírez, Antonio Tarragó.
    Abstract: A documentary about singer Mercedes Sosa, with films of her performing and clips of interviews.

  1316. Meridad proscrita, Raul Ferrera-Balanquet et al., 1 videocassette (7 min.), Iowa City, Caracas, Merida, San Francisco, CA, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Gabriel Arroyo, Eligio Romero, William Vazquez.
    Abstract: A young gay man living in Merida, Yucatan, faces rejection from his lover.

  1317. The Mesoamerican cultural code, Alfonso Moises, Martha Moises, and Cinema Guild, 3 videocassettes (133 min.), New York, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Interviewer, Martha Moises ; narrators, Martha Moises and Alfonso Moises.
    Abstract: Three-part series examines different social aspects of the cultures of Mesoamerica (i.e., the nations of Mexico and Central America).

  1318. Mestizo, Zeze Molla et al., 1 videocassettte (82 min.), Caracas, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Zeze Molla, Marcos Moreno.

  1319. Metro, Thomas Carter et al., 1 videodisc (117 min.), Burbank, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Eddie Murphy, Michael Rapaport, Michael Wincott.
    Abstract: Roper, a hostage negotiator, catches a murderous bank robber after a blown heist. The bank robber escapes and immediatly goes after the man who put him behind bars.

  1320. The Mexican tapes a chronicle of life outside the law, Louis Hock, 4 videocassettes (55 min. each), San Diego, Calif., 1984.
    Notes: Contents: episode 1. El gringo -- episode 2. El rancho grande -- episode 3. The winner's circle and La migra -- episode 4. La lucha
    Added Title: Gringo
    Added Title: Rancho grande
    Added Title: Winner's circle
    Added Title: Lucha
    Added Title: La migra
    Added Title: A chronicle of life outside the law.
    Abstract: Chronicles the life of illegal Mexican immigrants in the small border community of La Colonia, near San Diego, California, as seen by an outsider.

  1321. Mexico dead or alive, Mary Ellen Davis et al., 1 videocassette (56 min.), New York, NY, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mario Rojas Alba (PRD), Yuri Serbolov (political analyst), Antolin Escobar (PRD), Jorge Montufar Araujo (political analyst), Marcos Manuel Suarez (law professor, UNAM), Carlos Peredo Merlo (Attorney Gen., Morelos State), Tomas Flores Allende (former Attorney Gen., Morelos State), Heberto Castillo (Senator, Mexico), Irma Serrano (Senator, Mexico) , Carlos Peredo (lawyer), Jorge Carrillo Olea (Governor, Morelos State), Prado Pacayal.
    Abstract: An examination of politics and human rights violations in modern Mexico through the experiences of Dr. Mario Rojas Alba, a physician and former member of the Mexican Congress for the opposition Revolutionary Democratic Party (PRD). Dr. Alba, now a political refugee in Canada, makes a return trip to Mexico where he acts as guide and witness to the conflict between the government and the people's demands for justice and reform, as he struggles with his own position as an exile from the country he loves.

  1322. México en la obra de Octavio Paz, Mario Lavista et al., 6 videocassettes (VHS) (685 min.), Mexico, 1989.
    Notes: Contents: 1. El laberinto de la soledad. Mesoamérica y Nueva España -- 2. De la independencia a la revolución. Crítica de la pirámide -- 3. Arte precolombino. Arte moderno -- 4. Re/visiones: la pintura mural. Arte contemporáneo -- 5. Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, o Las trampas de la fe. Poesía moderna: los fundadores -- 6. Los contemporáneos. Itinerario poético.

  1323. Mexico: for sale Un tratado sobre el tratado de libre comercio, Dermot Begley, Carla Begley, and Mexico Libre Productions, 1 videocassette (40 min.), Altadena, CA, 1992.

  1324. México nunca duerme, Alejandro Galindo et al., 1 videocassette (84 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Prudéncia Grifell, Aurora Alvarado, Antonio Badu.
    Abstract: A young couple decide to explore Mexico City's late night club scene. The young woman's elderly and naive aunt, worried about her niece's whereabouts, visits various nightclubs in search of her niece. Unaware of the danger she's in, she goes from nightclub to nightclub, entangling herself in an underground crime ring.

  1325. Mexico the frozen revolution, Raymundo Gleyzer, Humberto Ríos Navarrete, and Cinema Guild, 1 videocassette (60 min.), New York, 1987?
    Notes: Added Title: Mexico, the frozen revolution
    Added Title: México, la revolutión congelada.
    Abstract: Blends rare archival footage of the events and personalities of the Mexican revolution of 1910-1917 with contemporary documentary scenes to present a comprehensive sociohistorical analysis of Mexico. The film discusses the economic problems Mexico has had to deal with as a result of the government's failure to live up to the promises of the revolution.

  1326. Mextizos 500 años después, Irma Avila Pietrasanta et al., 1 videocassette (50 min.), México, D.F, 1992.
    Abstract: Describes the mestizo culture of Mexico, a combination of their Spanish and Native American heritage.

  1327. Mi hermano esopo, Luis Mottura et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Mario Fortuna, Gregorio Cicarelli, Marcelino Ornati.
    Abstract: Juan and his father leave their village to go to the city, where they are soon robbed. Years later, Juan has grown up to become a taxi driver. He picks up a woman who accuses him of assault after he hits her to prevent her from throwing herself off a bridge.

  1328. Mi hijo el "Che" un retrato de familia de don Ernesto Guevara, Fernando Birri et al., 1 videocassette (71 min.), Argentina, 1998.

  1329. Mi Lupe y mi caballos, Carlos Toussaint et al., 1 videocassette (70 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Fernández, María Luisa Zea, Julio Villarreal.

  1330. Mi madrecita, Francisco Elias et al., 1 videocassette (77 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Sara García, Julian Soler, Julieta Palavicini.
    Abstract: An elderly mother lives alone in the countryside, seldom seeing her children. Her son Julio continually writes to ask for money to finance his career search in New York. She gives him so much money that she is forced to leave home to stay with her other children in Mexico City. She arrives at her daughter's house, yet leaves when she hears that her daughter's husband isn't happy with her staying with them. She then visits her son at his office, but he is preoccupied and sends her off in his car. She gradually gives up on receiving attention from her children.

  1331. Mi mujer necesita marido, Rolando Aguilar et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Celia D'Alarcon, Carlos Cores, Flor Silvestre.
    Abstract: Cora is a beautiful woman married to Rafael, a bread-maker. Frustrated with the relaxed state of her marriage, Cora decides to cultivate an image of herself as a "femme fatale." Rafael is unable to understand her enigmatic behavior: she brings together different men she knows and waits until they begin to fight over petty things. Rather than becoming jealous as Cora expected, Rafael is simply frustrated, and leaves her temporarily with her dueling men.

  1332. Mi mujer no es mi señora mi marido no funciona, Hugo Moser et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Alberto Olmedo, Nadiuska, Joe Rigoli.
    Abstract: Juan Carlos is the president of a modeling agency where he is very popular with many women. A cigarette company requests that he provide a model for their ads. Juan Carlos suddenly decides to have María, a pretty new model, do the job. However, first her mother must be convinced that her daughter will be all right. So with extra charm, Juan Carlos woos them both, marries María, and attempts to complete his business deal. However, Maria' s mother is unaware of the REAL Juan Carlos and so she tries to find out what her daughter has married.

  1333. Mi niño, mi caballo y yo, Miguel M Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rosita Quintana, Miguel Aceves Mejia, Evita Muõz, Carlos Martínez Baena Sr.
    Abstract: A firebrand nun at a rodeo is appalled by the treatment of one of the horses, so she races out on the field and convinces its owner to give the horse to her. Such uncharacteristic behavior continues despite the initial disapproval of the rest of her convent. Next, she decides to take on the raising of a young boy because his adoptive father is single and reluctant to spend very much time with the boy. Other nuns, at first uncomfortable, gradually accept her active strategy.

  1334. Mi noche triste, Lucas Demare et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Salcedo, Diani Maggi, María Esther Gamas.
    Abstract: A gentleman named Pascual is very outgoing; enjoys music, singing, and writing poetry. He has a somewhat overbearing wife, and soon falls in love with a beautiful singer, Lita, that has come into town to sing. His wife sees him one day kissing Lita and she leaves with their son. At first Pascual decides to be with Lita and work where she is singing, but when it doesn't work out, he is forced to face the realities of life.

  1335. Mí papa tuvo la culpa, José Diaz Morales et al., 1 videocassette (89 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Meche Barba, Tony Aguilar, Oscar Pulido.
    Abstract: Luis is a young producer for a television station in Mexico City, and is very popular with the woman in his office. When Pilar, a dancer soon to be filmed by the station, visits the office with her aunt, she and Luis are immediately enraptured with each other. Luis b2 s father enters, and realizing that Pilar is his daughter by another woman, tries to keep them separated. His efforts cannot overcome their attraction, though, and Luis and Pilar soon meet and are married privately, to the extreme dismay of the office women. Upon learning of the marriage from Luis, his father is infuriated.

  1336. Mi querida senorita, Jaime de Armiñan, José Luis López Vázquez, and Royal Video (Firm), 1 videocassette (ca. 75 min), Madrid, 198?
    Abstract: Lopez Vázquez plays the double role of a man and a woman. Shows the life of an old maid who spends all her time doing charitable works and the love that leads to the discovery of herself as a man.

  1337. Mi reino por un torero, Fernando A Rivero et al., 1 videocassette (86 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carlos Arruza, Maria Antonieta Pons, Consuelo Guerrero de Luna.
    Abstract: Una gran comédia clásica llena de corridas de toros, situaciones divertidísimas y música tropical caliente, sobre un joven torero que tiene que ocultar su verdadera identidad porque el padre de la mujer que ama odia todo lo concerniente a su profesión. A classic comedy with bull fighting scenes, hilarious situations and hot tropical music, about a young bullfighter who has to hide his real identity because the father of the woman he loves hates everything concerning his profession.

  1338. Mi tio Jacinto, Ladislao Vajda et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.), Madrid, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pablito Calvo, Antonio Vico, José Isbert.
    Abstract: Jacinto, who was once a bullfighter and who now lives a miserable life with his little nephew, Pepote, receives a letter which invites him to participate in a bullfight which will take place shortly. The letter enfuriates Jacinto because he has been retired for many years.

  1339. Mi último tango, Luis Cesar Amadori et al., 1 videocassette, Mexico, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Sara Montiel, Maurice Ronet, Isabel Garcés.
    Abstract: A light and lively musical comedy in which Marta is forced by events to impersonate a famous Spanish singer in Argentina, eventually finding romance with her own impresario, and friendship with a new-born star who would later become "King of the Tango" in his country.

  1340. Mi vida the three worlds of María Gutiérrez, María Gutiérrez et al., 1 videocassette (25 min.), Derry, NH, 1986.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrator: María Gutiérrez
    Added Title: The Three worlds of María Gutíerrez.
    Abstract: María Gutiérrez recounts her own life as the illiterate daughter of a Mexican migrant farm worker, who through her determination and hard work, wins a four-year college scholarship to the University of Califormina.

  1341. Miami-Havana, Sandy Balfour et al., 1 videocassette (52 min.), Washington, D.C., Arlington, VA, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Corinna Chute
    Added Title: Havana-Miami.
    Abstract: This video discusses how the relationship between the United States and Cuba has affected Cuban families separated by the political conflict. It includes interviews of children from Cuban families and senior citizens.

  1342. Midnight cowboy, James Leo Herlihy et al., 1 videodisc (113 min.), Santa Monica, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voigt, Brenda Vaccaro, John McGiver, Ruth White, Sylvia Miles, Barnard Hughes.
    Abstract: A Texas "cowboy" takes a bus to New York in search of lonely, rich women who will pay for his sexual services but spends a hard winter helping a con man.

  1343. Miedo satanico, Horacio Maldonado et al., 1 videocassette (75 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Daniel Miglioranza, Horacio Erman, Hugo Castro.
    Abstract: Elena is a student in a monastery where she was born and raised. She seems to be fine until one evening when she sneaks out with her friends, and all but one are mysteriously murdered and Elena becomes comatose. The doctors have a tough time trying to figure out what is wrong with her until Dr. Alberto starts getting strange telepathic messages. This leads to more investigations, more murders, and finally a revealing of a very scary past.

  1344. La miel se fué de la luna, Julián Soler et al., 1 videocassette (103 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Sara García, Alma Rosa Aguirre, Abel Salazar.
    Abstract: Before Pablo marries Mimi, he tells his girlfriend, Africa (who thinks his name is Ricardo--Pablo's best friend's name) that he is leaving for a long trip, but instead stays to marry Mimi. After some time passes during which Pablo has done his best to damage his marriage to Mimi, she is all the more resolute to keep their marriage together. By chance, Mimi and Africa meet and exchange stories of their respective mates, who are in fact one man. When Africa returns home with Mimi, Pablo must play and elaborate game to protect his two identities.

  1345. Miguitas en la cama, Mario C Lugones et al., 1 videocassette (81 min.), Montevideo, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Daniel Morand, Florencia Valdez Peña, Alicia Morand.
    Abstract: Alícia, a young Spanish girl from and upper class family is caught between her separated parents, who each want custody. Her father is a rich high-rolling gambler, while her mother is a proper Spanish upper-class woman.

  1346. Milagros de San Martin de Porres, Rafael Baledón et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Lorena Vazquez, Roberto Cañedo, Rosa de Castilla.
    Abstract: Traumatized by the death of her mother during childhood, Cecilia has been blind ever since. Though her father pays respected doctors to treat her, none are able to reverse the problem. Cecilia is visited occasionally by a shepherd named Mariano, who listens to her problems and befriends her. A female friend of her father's visits from the city and immediately convinces Cecilia's father to marry her, and before long he has modified his will in her favor. Cecilia soon discovers, though, that this woman is slowly poisoning her father. Helpless, she calls upon Mariano.

  1347. Mingo y Aníbal,dos pelotazos en contra, Enrique Cahen Salaberry et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan Carlos Altavista, Juan Carlos Calabro, Susana Traverso.
    Abstract: Mingo and Aníbal try to get close to a tennis star who has just come home with an important trophy in this slapstick comedy. They inadvertantly get mixed up in an plot to steal the trophy and emerge as heros.

  1348. Minguito Tinguitella, Papá, Enrique Dawi et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan Carlos Altavista, Javier Portales, Julio de Grazia, Vicente Larrusa.
    Abstract: The lives of Mingo and his cronies suddenly change when they find themselves taking care of a baby boy. As the child grows up, he takes after Mingo.

  1349. Miracle in Rome Milagro en Roma, Gabriel García Márquez et al., 1 videocassette (76 min.), S.l., New York, 1991.
    Notes: Performer Note: Frank Ramirez, Gerardo Arellano, Amalia Duque Garcia, Lisandro Duque, Daniel Priolett
    Added Title: Milagro en Roma.
    Abstract: Margarito Duarte returns to his daughter's grave twelve years after her death to find her body intact. His drive to have his daughter canonized is frustrated by the local bishop, requiring a different kind of miracle.

  1350. Miracle of Marcelino, Miracle of Marcelino, 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.), Itasca, IL, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pablito Calvo, Rafael Rivelles, Antonio Vico, Juan Calvo, José Marco Davo, Fernando Rey.
    Abstract: Story of the miracle of a little boy, abandoned at a monastery, who is discovered to be talking with Jesus Christ.

  1351. Mirad los lirios del campo, Ernesto Arancibia, 1 videocassette XX min.), Argentina, 19uu.

  1352. Mis hijos, Sara García et al., 1 videocassette (73 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Sara García, Andres Soler, Gustavo Rojo.
    Abstract: When her husband dies in a train crash, María is shocked into amnesia and sent to a sanitorium; her children are cared for by a family friend who is a doctor. Upon being released from the sanitorium, María attacks and kills a drunken man who was taunting her. Still mentally unstable, she is sent to jail for twenty years, regaining her memory only when she leaves prison and travels by train through an unfamiliar world. She sets about finding the doctor and her now grown children.

  1353. Mis manos, Julio C Cahero et al., 1 videocassette (128 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Bruno Rey, Carlos León, Sadi Dupeyron.
    Abstract: An older man is in a tragic accident, and he ends up at the doctor's office with blood all over his hands and his body. The doctor puts him out with gas and thus begins a long flashback story about his wife and sons, a story filled with pain and discontent. He had earned his wife Acassia with money; they had two sons, Adrián and Julian. However, it is because of these three people in his life that he ends up in the hospital, to reconsider his life and what is left of the love for his sons.

  1354. Mis secretarias privadas, Roberto Rodríguez Ruelas et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Cesar Romero, Lilia Prado, Rosa Carmina.
    Abstract: A young lady named Rosita becomes the private secretary of a new boss, Rafael Travesi. Immediately Rosita begins to suspect that Rafael is her godfather. However, her mother knows that he is actually her father, but tries to keep it a secret. Rosita falls in love with Rafael and they end up marrying, but only because Rafael is too scared to tell the truth to the supposed father of Rosita. When Rosita returns home to her mother early from the honeymoon, she and Rafael have decided to divorce. However, this changes, too, when Rosita's mother reveals the actual truth: that Rosita is not Rafael's daughter either; so the couple returns to Acapulco to have a real honeymoon.

  1355. Misión cumplida, Gilberto Martínez Solares et al., 1 videorecording (85 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Soler, José Gálvez, Adalberto Martinez "Resortes.".
    Abstract: A group of people from a poor neighborhood play a trick on their friend Resortes who claims he is so unafraid of anything that he goes to cemeteries to play soccer with the skeletons. Resortes' compadre pretends to be dead and then talks to him. Resortes gets mad and beats his compadre, thinking he is a ghost; a huge fight erupts and they are all taken to the police department.

  1356. Miss Universo en el Peru Lima, Julio 1982, Grupo Chaski and Garabato (Firm), 1 videocassette (40 min.), Lima, Peru, 19??
    Abstract: There was another side to the medal awarded at the Miss Universe international competition which was celebrated in Lima, Peru in 1982. This film exposes that side which more than 600 million spectators in 55 countries never saw on television. The documentary focuses on the manipulation of television in a country like Peru; the exploitation of women as commercial objects, the cultural imperialism of the United States in Latin America.

  1357. Misterio del rostro palido, Juan Bustillo Oro et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Beatríz Rámos, Joaquín Busquets, Carlos Vilarias.
    Abstract: A father and son team of scientists perform experiments on human subjects who die horribly deformed. The two servants become scared when they hear screams and tell of the screams to another doctor, a friend of the the scientists. The father aks his friend to handle his affairs while he goes on a long journey. Reluctantly, the son accompanies his father and they continue their experiments far away from suspicious eyes and ears.

  1358. La Mitad del cielo Half of heaven, Luis Megino et al., 1 videocassette (127 min.), Beverly Hills, Calif, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Angela Molina, Margarita Lozano, Antonio Valero, Nacho Martinez, Santiago Ramos, Francisco Merino, Monica Molina, Carolina Silva, Fernando Fernán Gómez
    Added Title: Half of heaven.
    Abstract: The story of the social rise of an ambitious peasant girl, her relationships with her mystical grandmother, her sisters, and her daughter.

  1359. Modelos para desarmar, Julio Cortázar and Saúl Sosnowski, 1 videocassette (56 min.), Hanover, NH, 1983.
    Abstract: Julio Cortázar, the author of Rayuela talks with professor Saúl Sosnowski about the presence of the reader in his work and of the trajectory from literary individualism towards a more collective vision. He refers to his ties with various stuggles for change and of the tasks of the intellectual in the face of history. He comments on the readings of his work and explains how his work as a translator helped him discover the measure of a literature.

  1360. Modern crimes crímenes modernos, Alejandro Agresti et al., 1 videocassette (103 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Roy Ward, Adrian Brine, Alejandro Agresti
    Contents: Library love (26 min.) -- Modern crimes (77 min.)
    Added Title: Library love.
    Abstract: Tim, a radio technician learns that his friend, Alex, has apparently committed suicide by leaping off his motorcycle. Alex had been planning to get married and nothing seemed amiss. Tim becomes convinced that someone must be responsible for the death and seeks a culprit. In Library love, a writer becomes obsessed with dating a woman he often sees in the library. She is fascinated by him, too and they meet in a bar. Each hears what they want to hear and believe they have found a perfect match.

  1361. Momentos, Maria Luisa Bemberg et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Miguel A. Sola, Graciela Dufau, Héctor Bidonde.
    Abstract: Mar de Plata is the setting for the story of a woman who tries--in her forties--to recapture her adolescence and make right the aspects that went wrong. Though she is happily married, she falls in love with a young man and leaves her husband behind. In this experience, she searches for the meaning of her existance and learns to accept its limitations.

  1362. La monja Alferez, Maruja Grifell et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: José Cibrian, Maria Felix, Maruja Grifell.
    Abstract: A 17th century woman, imprisoned for fighting in a bar, recounts her past to a priest. She tells of her father teaching her how to fence, of being sent to a convent by her aunt when her father died, of escaping by dressing as a man, and of her life as a man after the escape.

  1363. Monte Criollo, Arturo S Mom et al., 1 videocassette (67 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Nedda Francy, Francisco Petrone, Florindo Ferrario.
    Abstract: One night a young lady named Lucy runs from a ship, fleeing from pursuing policeman. She ends up in the back of a bar where two men work, one as a talented singer (Carlos) and the other as a card shark (Arguello). The three of them decide to unite their talents to make a lot of money and are eventually able to run their own night club. However, personal problems and feelings of jealousy and hate threaten their friendship after awhile.

  1364. Monteneros una historia, Andrés Di Tella and Orsón Producciones, 1 videocassette (88 min.), Argentina, 1997.
    Abstract: During the 1970s, an armed anti-government group arose in Argentina who called themselves the Monteneros. One of many groups in Latin America inspired by Che Guevara, their struggle provoked a brutal reponse by the ruling military regime. Filmmaker Antonio di Tello documents their repression, through narration by survvrors of the repression and archival footage.

  1365. Monterroso, Jorge Ruffinelli et al.Stanford University, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrator: Enrique Altesor.
    Abstract: A look at the life and works of Guatemalan born Mexican author Augusto Monterroso through his own words and those of friends and colleagues.

  1366. Monterroso-- a short story a film, Jack Genero et al., 1 videocassette (30 min.), Stanford University, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrator: Rigo Chacón.
    Abstract: A look at the life and works of Guatemalan born Mexican author Augusto Monterroso through his own words and those of friends and colleagues.

  1367. Montevideoproust, Hermes Salvador Millán Redin et al., 1 videocassette (135 min.), Montevideo, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Cristina Ezquerra, Eduardo Vener, Rúben Yañez, Marcelino Duffau, Antonio Baldomir.
    Abstract: Montevideoproust tells the story of the destruccion of Montevideo due to unexpected volcanic explosion of the Cerro Pan de Azúcar. Amanda is a Uruguayan prostitute who flees the city for 20 years of Parisian exile. Marcel Proust, the famous French writer, leaves for Paris to flee from the scent of the chestnuts on his street. They cross paths in a city where only prostitutes, poets, painters and street musicians live.

  1368. Monty Python and the Holy Grail, John Cleese et al., 1 videodisc (90 min.), Burbank, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Written and performed by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin.
    Abstract: The quest for the Holy Grail by King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table is retold in the inimitable Python fashion.

  1369. More, Barbet Schroeder et al., 1 videocassette (117 min.), Burbank, Calif. : b Warner Home Video, 1991.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mimsy Farmer, Klaus Grünberg, Heinz Engelmann, Michel Chanderli.
    Abstract: Naive young Stefan (Klaus Grünberg) has fallen in with the wrong crowd and the wrong girl (Mimsy Farmer). Soon he won't have the will to do the right thing and leave them all behind. A vivid cautionary tale of the freespirited '60s. Its antidrug message still resonates loudly today.

  1370. La morena de mi copla, Fernando A Rivero et al., 1 videocassette (81 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Conchita Martinez, Abel Salazar, Alberto Galan.
    Abstract: A mother and her daughter, Troni, are on their way to Cordoba, Spain, when they are stopped by two policemen who accuse them of having stolen the burro they are riding. When the women refuse to cooperate, the police drag them off, but two men witness the arrest and vow to help because they are struck by Troni's great beauty.

  1371. Morir de pie, Rafael Baledón et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Victor Parra, Silvia Derbéz, Jaime Fernández.
    Abstract: The rich daughter of an army general falls in love with an outlaw and rebel named Rogelio Mendoza. They live together briefly in his hideaway in the wilderness, and soon she is pregnant with his son. He takes her back to her home and forces her to stay. The son is born, she marries a military man, and Rogelio disappears from her life. Years later, when Rogelio is the leader of the revolution, the son he never met, now a captain in the army, is captured by Rogelio's forces. When Rogelio learns this, he allows his son to be freed, without explanation. When he returns to his mother, the young man has many questions to ask about the mysterious Rogelio.

  1372. Morir en su ley, Manuel Romero, Lumiton (Firm), and Videograma S.R.L, 1 videocassette (80 min.), Montevideo, 19??
    Abstract: Argentine criminal Pedro "El Pibe" Amalfi returns to Argentina after being forced to flee to Uruguay for a number of murders. His intentions once he returnd to Argentina are clear; to seek revenge on the man who forced him to flee. Chief of police Don Andres is Amalfi's target and he is determined on accomplishing his goal of revenge.

  1373. La morocha, Ralph Pappier, 1 videocassette, S.l, 1958.

  1374. Mourir à Madrid Morir en Madrid], Frédéric Rossif et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrators: Suzanne Flon, Germaine Montero, Pierre Vaneck.
    Abstract: Documentary showing the effects of the Spanish Civil War, using original footage from the time, integrated with footage shot in 1962. The martyrdom of the Spanish people has continued since 1936.

  1375. Much ado about nothing, William Shakespeare et al., 1 videodisc (111 min.), Burbank, CA, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Richard Briers, Michael Keaton, Robert Sean Leonard, Keanu Reeves, Emma Thompson, Denzel Washington, Kate Beckinsale, Brian Blessed.
    Abstract: With his wedding a week away, hot-blooded Claudio can't wait to marry the beautiful young Hero. To distract him, his best friend Don Pedro devises mischief: a romantic trap for the sharp-tongued Beatrice and the man she loves to hate, Benedick. Their amusement is almost spoiled by the jealous scheming of the rakish Don John, but love and laughter prevail when the local constable unwittingly exposes the plot--and all the trouble proves to be much ado about nothing.

  1376. La muchachada de a bordo, Enrique Cahen Salaberry et al., 1 videocassette (74 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Leo Dan, Carlos Balá, Mariette.
    Abstract: Remake of the 1936 Lumiton production directed by Manuel Romero.

  1377. Muchachas de uniforme, Marga López et al., 1 videocassette (101 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Marga Lopez, Alicia Caro, Rosaura Revueltas.
    Abstract: A new student at a convernt school for girls must adjust to its rules, learning to read and write while trying to make friends.

  1378. Muchachos impacientes, Julio Saraceni et al., 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Marco Antonio Muñiz, Emily Cranz.

  1379. La muerte camina en la lluvia, César Tiempo et al., 1 videocassette (73 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Eduardo Cuitiño, Luis Otero, Horacio Peterson.
    Abstract: A serial killer who leaves a tag on his victims signed "S. Lopez" is terrorizing the city.

  1380. La Muerte de Mikel, Imanol Uribe et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Madrid, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Imanol Arias, Monserrat Salvador, Fama, Amaia Lasa, Ramon Barea, Martin Adjemian, Juan Maria Segues.
    Abstract: A series of flashbacks gradually reveal the life of a young Basque pharmacist who was brutally killed for his involvement in the left-wing separatist movement.

  1381. La muerte de Sebastián Arache y su pobre entierro, Nicolás Sarquís et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Buenos Aires, 1994?
    Abstract: A legend of murder and maledictions in an austere, windswept desert town where the rain will not fall.

  1382. La Muerte de un burocrata The Death of a bureaucrat, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea and Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica, 1 videocassette (85 min.), s.l, 1987?
    Notes: Added Title: Death of a bureaucrat.
    Abstract: Sarcastic and humorous portrayal of Cuban bureacracy as seen in the story of a man's mounting frustration with his fruitless attempts to procure the pension of a recently-deceased uncle.

  1383. Muerte de un ciclista, Juan Antonio Bardem et al., 1 videocassette (84 min.), Madrid, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Lucia Bose, Alberto Closas, Carlos Casaravilla.
    Abstract: An adulterous couple leave the scene of a fatal accident because they fear exposure. Once the danger is past, the woman settles down to her former life, but her lover is tormented by guilt. She decides he must be eliminated.

  1384. Muerte de un magnate, José Zavala Rey de Castro et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 90 min.), United States, 1993?
    Notes: Performer Note: Orlando Sacha, Martha Figueroa, Pablo Tezen.
    Abstract: An industrial magnate and his girlfriend are stalked, captured and held hostage by a man who turns out to be the son of his gardner. The son is ashamed of his face (he is indigenous Indian) and he wants the rich man, Lucho, to pay for plastic surgery to change his appearance. He is also obsessed with Lucho's beautiful white girl friend. He ends up killing Lucho but allows the woman to live.

  1385. La Muerte del Ché Guevara The Death of Che Guevara, Lewis E Ciannelli et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), United States, Clovis, Calif, 1986?
    Notes: Performer Note: Francisco Rabal, John Ireland, Suzanna Martin, Howard Ross, Jack Stuart
    Added Title: Death of the Guevara.
    Abstract: In November, 1968, Ernesto "Ché" Guevara and a small force of men went from Cuba to Bolivia to start a new revolutionary movement. This film depicts their guerrilla lives in the Bolivian jungle, their attempts to radicalize and unify the peasants, and the final battle for their lives as Che and nine of his remaining men are hunted by a force of specially trained rangers whom they cannot hope to evade.

  1386. Muerte dudosa, Juan José Jusid et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Víctor Laplace, María Socas, Manuel Callau.
    Abstract: Emilio Oribe is a wealthy business man that falls in love with a sly, coniving, and beautiful lady by the name of Gracia Smith. He is married, but this still doesn't stop him. He buys her an apartment, and although she doesn't love him, he is content with what he can get with his money. However, Emilio's sudden death seems very suspicious and a police investigation searches for the truth.

  1387. La mujer de mi padre, Armando Bó et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 101 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Isabael Sarli, Armando Bó, Víctor Bó.
    Abstract: Siboney is a prostitute who makes a living in the village brothel. On Sundays, however, she makes her getaway to a secluded oasis of sexual pleasure at José's house, where there are no fantasies which could not be fulfilled. The problem begins when José's son arrives and becomes her most ardent suitor.

  1388. La Mujer de todos, Julio Bracho et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Los Angeles, Calif., 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria Felix, Armando Calvo, Gloria Lynch, Alberto Galan, Arturo Soto Rangel.
    Abstract: Set in Madrid and Mexico in the early part of this century, the film tells the story of a seductress for whom men are willing to kill each other.

  1389. La mujer del puerto the woman of the port, Arturo Ripstein et al., 1 videocassette (111 min.), Mexico.
    Notes: Performer Note: Patrica Reyes Spindola, ALejandro Parodi, Evangelina Sosa, Damian Alcazar.
    Abstract: In Veracruz, Perla works in a sordid cabaret, performing and prostituting herself to sailors. An ill sailor called "El Marro," who has jumped ship, stumbles into the cabaret and faints when he is taken on stage to be in Perla's act. He stays the rest of the night and ends up hiding out from his captain. He and Perla fall in love, but her mother and the brothel owner want to get rid of him. Perla's mother informs El Marro" that he is her long lost son and Perla is his sister.

  1390. Mujer-mujer, Bernardo Arias et al., 1 videocassette, San Luis, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Antonio Bonin, Cristina del Valle, Gianni Lunadei.

  1391. La mujer sin alma, Rafael Ceballos et al., 1 videocassette (130 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Antonio Badu, Carlos Martinez Baena, Chela Campos.
    Abstract: An attractive young woman is introduced to high society by her wealthy godfather. Coming from a humble background, she is envious of the upper class. At one of the gala events, she meets a man whom she thinks will be her ticket to enjoying the flamboyant lifestyle of her rich friends.

  1392. Mujeres al borde de un ataque de "nervios" Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown, Pedro Almodóvar et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), New York, N.Y, 1989.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carmen Maura, Antonio Banderas, Julieta Serrano
    Added Title: Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown.
    Abstract: Comedy about a woman who has been jilted by the love of her life, her friend who is in love with a terrorist, and her ex-lover's crazed wife.

  1393. Mujeres casadas, Mario Soffici et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Elina Colomer, Ana Lasalle, Francisco Martínez Allende, Nely Panizza, Jorge Rivier, Alita Román, Nelly Meden, Héctor Calcaño, María José, Yuki Nambá, Berta Moss, Julián Bourges, Félix Rivero, Mariano Vidal Molina, Betty Denis, Alto Grassi, Isabel Sprenger, Luis Conadi, Irma García, Jorge Levai, Aurora del Mar, Adolfo Meyer, Sara Rudoy, Marta González.
    Abstract: At the point of committing adultery, one woman finds herself committed to a surprise derivation from her adventure.

  1394. Mujeres perdidas, Rubén Cavalloti et al., 1 videocassette (74 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Salcedo, Gilda Louseck, Miryande Urguijo.
    Abstract: A story about sex, murder, and blackmail. An underground company exploits innocent women and uses them for prostitution. Emilio, an employee of this company falls in live with one of these women named Susana. He finds a way to get her out of this business and marry her, but only to find out that she had already entered the business of prostitution.

  1395. Mujeres que bailan, Manuel Romero et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Niní Marshall, Fidel Pintos, José María Gutiérrez.

  1396. Mujeres que trabajan, Julio Bracho et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rosita Quintana, Columba Domínguez, Alberto Carriere.

  1397. Mujeres y toros, Juan José Segura et al., 1 videocassette (76 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Marina Tamayo, Emilio Tuero. Carlos Orellana.
    Abstract: When Carmen, the rich daughter of a ranch owner, visits her father's land, Pepe is unimpressed. As a simple, proud cowboy, he finds her snootiness annoying. However, he is attracted to her and when some poorer employees openly mock her, he defends her in a fist-fight. The next day he rescues Carmen from a runaway horse whose bridle had been cut in an attempt to hurt her, and the two are soon in love. Financial pressures on her father's estate force Carmen to accept the hand of one of her father's associates in marriage and Pepe is crushed by the news.

  1398. Mundo Milagroso = Miraculous world, Monica Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (27 min.), New York, NY, 1995?
    Abstract: An exploration of the mixture of Spanish Catholicism and Indian mysticism found in Texan communities along the Rio Grande River, where various saints and religious figures have made appearances to a receptive public.

  1399. Muñecas peligrosas, Rafael Baledón et al., 1 videocassette (78 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Casanova, Emily Cranz, Armando Silvestre.
    Abstract: A young law enforcement official and his team of commando sidekick women are assigned by the authorities to apprehend a mobster who operates a high-tech facility that can vaporize humans. The facility is incomplete, however, and the conspirators lack a formula known by a professor that would complete their designs. They kidnap the professor, who refuses to give up the formula. In the meantime, the women plan an intricate attack on the facility to put a final end to the danger posed by this mob boss.

  1400. La Muralla verde, Julio Aleman et al., 1 videocassette (120 min.), Chicago, Ill, 198?
    Notes: Performer Note: Julio Alemán, Sandra Riva, Raúl Martin
    Added Title: The Green wall.
    Abstract: The story of a Peruvian family's attempt to exist in jungle environment.

  1401. La Música de la gente, Michael Earney et al., 1 videocassette (28 min.), Santa Fe, NM, Derry, NH, 1980.
    Notes: Added Title: Music of the people.
    Abstract: Presents Hispanic folk music as performed today in New Mexico. Features performances by Tiny Morrie, Al Hurricane, and Debbie "La Chicanita" Martinez.

  1402. Musica maya, Samuel Franco A.Antigua, Guatemala, 1992.

  1403. Musica, mujeres y amor, Chano Urueta et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Miroslava, Ramón Armengod, Jorge "Che" Reyes.
    Abstract: A young woman has been sent on a cruise to the Caribbean by her father, who is the owner of the ship, so she will stay away from her boyfriend; she gets into a love-hate relationship with the director of the orchestra. Their lives collide with those of the other passengers: a silent drunk, two Spanish detectives, and several others.

  1404. Músico, poeta y loco, Germán Valdés et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), México, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Tin Tan, Marcelo Chávez, Meche Barba, Beatriz Ramos.
    Abstract: Presents the songs, dances and comic routines and antics of the Mexican comedian Tin Tan.

  1405. Mutación, Mady Samper and Jacques Legler, 1 videorecording (17 min.), Bogota, Colombia, 1999.
    Notes: Performer Note: Trabajo Colectivo, Grupo de Teatro, Colegio Helvetia, featuring Adriana Luque, Jimena Nieto, Ana Maria Cortes, Juliana Moron, Isabela Barrios, Eduardo Gaitan.
    Abstract: Children struggle to survive after a nuclear war.

  1406. Muy cerca de la muerte, Adolfo Aristarain, Eusebio Poncela, and Network (Firm), 1 videocassette, Uruguay, 198-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Eusebio Poncela.

  1407. My family Mi familia, Jimmy Smits et al., 1 videocassette (121 min.), United States, Atlanta, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jimmy Smits, Esai Morales, Eduardo Lopez Rojas, Jenny Gago, Elpidia Carrillo, Enrique Castillo, Constance Marie, Edward James Olmos.
    Abstract: Presents the three-generation saga of the Sanchez family as told by the eldest son. From the very beginnings of his father's adventurous 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.

  1408. Nace de libertád, Julio Saraceni et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Francisco de Paula, Orestes Caviglia, Pedro Maratea.
    Abstract: In the year 1812, Argentina had a huge battle of the commoners against the existing government. Amidst the chaos a soldier named Carlos Aguirre had fallen in love with Maria Christina. However, Christina's father does not approve because Carlos is not fighting for the government as the father would prefer. Thus, Carlos must figure out how to be with Christina once all the fighting is over.

  1409. Nadie hablará de nosotras cuando hayamos muerto, Agustín Díaz Yanes et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 105 min.), Madrid, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Victoria Abril, Federico Luppi, Pilar Bardem.
    Abstract: Gloria is the young, attractive wife of Juan, a bullfighter with a bright future until Juan is struck by a bull's horn, leaving him in a deep coma, he's nothing more than a living corpse. Gloria starts to drink and when debts accumulate, she leaves to Mexico, hoping to leave all misery behind her. Now an alcoholic, Gloria earns her drinking money as a prostitute. Accidentally, she gets involved in some dirty business between Mexican gangsters and "undercover" agents of the American Drug Enforcement Agency. As a result, she is deported back to Spain. She has to go back to Madrid where she'll be confronted with her past. The Mexican gangsters dispatch Eduardo, a professional killer without any compunction, to take care of her. In her fight to survive, Gloria has only one ally: Donna Julia, her mother-in-law. This extraordinary woman is still a loyal communist. The battle against Franco's regime was the most beautiful time of her life.

  1410. Naná, Miguel Angel Ferriz et al., 1 videocassette (86 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Chela Castro, Miguel Angel Ferriz, Lupe Velez.

  1411. Napoleón, Luis César Amadori et al., 1 videocassette (102 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Pepe Arias, Elena Ucena, Alita Román.
    Abstract: Argentine waiter and aspiring actor, Napoleón García, at a fancy restaurant, becomes owner of a home for aspiring Argentine actresses and music performers. Napoleón finds his new reponsibility greater than he had imagined.

  1412. Narda o el verano Narda or the summer, Salvador Elizondo et al., 1 videocassette (83 min.), Los Angeles, Calif, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Enrique Alvarez Felix, Hector Bonella, Amadee Chabot
    Added Title: Narda or the summer.
    Abstract: A story of sexual morality set on the beaches of Acapulco.

  1413. Native son Sangre negra, Pierre Chenel et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Richard Wright, Jean Wilson, Gloria Madison, Nicholas Joy.
    Abstract: Bigger Thomas lives with his mom, brother and sister in the poorer black community. He gets a job as the chauffeur for the rich Mr. Dalton. However, on his first night out he accidentally kills Mr. Dalton's daughter. Scared and unsure of what to do, Bigger tries to cover up the murder, by getting rid of the body, creating a ransom note, and pretending it was a kidnapping. Despite Bigger's attempts at escaping the police, his efforts are ultimately futile.

  1414. Nazareno Cruz y el lobo las polomas y los gritos, Leonardo Favio et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Juan Carlos Camero, Marina Magalí, Lautaro Murua.
    Abstract: Nazareno is a seventh son and cursed to turn into a werewolf when night arrives.

  1415. Neighbors the U.S. and Mexico, Jesús Salvador Treviño et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.), Los Angeles, Calif, 1985.
    Notes: Added Title: U.S. and Mexico.
    Abstract: Presents the economic crisis in Mexico, its effects on the U.S. economy -- the banks, the automobile industry and immigration.

  1416. New audiences for Mexican music, KLRN (Television station : Austin, Tex.) and Films for the Humanities (Firm), 1 videocassette (30 min.), Princeton, N.J, 1995.
    Notes: Contents: La musica banda! -- Campanas de América -- Tejano 101.
    Abstract: The first part of the program describes Banda, a popular dance music that originated in Mexico over a century ago and is now sweeping Los Angeles. The second part of the program features the Texas-based mariachi band, Campanas de América. The third part of the program examines Tejano music.

  1417. New Mexico literature a paradigm of reconstruction : 5 de mayo de 1991, Francisco A Lomelí, Stanford University, and Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese, 1991.
    Abstract: Lecture given by Francisco A. Lomelí focusing on the reconstruction of Hispanic literary heritage in New Mexico.

  1418. The New Tijuana, Paul Espinosa et al., 1 videocassette (57 min., 50 sec.), Berkeley, CA, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Valdez.
    Abstract: A brief history shows the development of Tijuana, Mexico, from a very small village to a modern city of more than 2,000,000 population; emphasizes the relatively recent social, economic and political changes.

  1419. Next of kin, Patrick Swayze et al., 1 laser disc DVD (109 min.), s.l.
    Notes: Performer Note: Patrick Swayze, Adam Baldwin, Helen Hunt, Bill Paxton, Liam Neeson.

  1420. Ni aquí, ni allá, Nora I Cadena and November 20 Productions, 1 videocassette (26 min.), San Francisco, 1998.
    Abstract: Ni aqui, ni allá follows a day in the lives of Latino street vendors and musicians roving San Francisco's Mission District. While focusing on the resourcefulness of some undocumented workers at finding work at a time when California grows increasingly intolerant of foreigners the film explores the emotional toll of being caught between two disparate countries.

  1421. Ni con Dios, ni con el diablo Niether with God nor the Devil, Nilo Pereiro del Mar et al., 1 videocassette (85 min.), Lima, Perú, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Marino León, Patricia Cabrera, Diana Escobar.
    Abstract: Jeremías is a young alpaca shepard who lives at the summit of the Peruvian Andes. The terrorist group Sendaro Luminoso arrives in the village to recruit the villagers. When the Peruvian army attacks the village, Jeremías must fight to save his life. There is only one place to hide following the battle: Lima. But once in the capital, he must continue to fight and learn to survive in the "civilized" world.

  1422. Ni sangre ni arena, Cantinflas et al., 1 videocassette (120 min.), United States, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mario Moreno "Cantinflas," Elvia Saucedo, Pedro Armendáriz.
    Abstract: A bullfighter and a thief played by Cantinflas in double roles.

  1423. Nicaragua, for the first time, Adrian Carrasco Zanini, Vicente Franco, and NVA Productions, 1 videocassette (58 min.), Berkeley, Ca, 1986.
    Abstract: Examines the Nicaraguan national election of 1984, the first democratic election held there in fifty years. Includes interviews with the leaders of both participating and non-participating political parties, observers from foreign countries, and Nicaraguan citizens.

  1424. Nicaragua, these same hands Nicaragua, las mismas manos, Neil Reichline, Larry Bensky, and World Focus Films, 1 videocassette (ca 60 min.), Berkeley, CA, 1980?
    Notes: Added Title: Nicaragua, las mismas manos.

  1425. Ninos desaparecidos Missing children, Estela Bravo, Producciones América Latina, and Cinema Guild, 1 videocassette (25 min.), New York.
    Abstract: A documentary about the children who were kidnapped along with their "disappeared" parents in Argentina, and the children born in prison. An association of the grandmothers of these children marches daily in Argentina to try to force government action.

  1426. Niños deudores Children in debt, Producciones Latina, Instituto Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográfica, and Garabato (Firm), 1 videocassette (29 min.), Lima, Peru, 199-.
    Abstract: Response of people of Argentina, Bolivia, Columbia and Peru to the foreign debts each country (and other Third World countries) bears. Interviews with hungry children, children who must sleep on the streets and cull debris in dumps for something to sell in order to buy food emphasize the poverty in these countries where so much money was used to help so few, yet all must pay the debt.

  1427. Ninos probeta. Monográfico laboratorio espacial Skylab, Ninos probeta. Monográfico laboratorio espacial Skylab, 1 videocassette (61 min.), 198?
    Notes: Added Title: Monográfico laboratorio espacial Skylab.
    Abstract: Documentary on test-tube children. Also discusses experiments on Skylab.

  1428. No basta ser madre, Ramón Peon, Latin Nostalgia (Firm), and Movie-Mex International, 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.

  1429. No desearás la mujer de tu hijo, Pedro Infante et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), México, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Infante, Fernando Soler, Andrés Soler, Carmen Molina, Amanda del Llano
    Added Title: Oveja negra.
    Abstract: After the death of Bilbiana, the repentant Cruz locks himself up in his room with his pistol, his dog and his mezcal determined to starve himself. Silvano is forced to pay the mortgage by selling his recently deceased other's earrings. His former fiancee has married Régulo. Cruz recovers under the coquetishness of the maid's granddaughter and goes out on a drunk. Silvano is furious but also joins him getting drunk and sings and cries with his father. They pick a fight with some strangers in the bar. Mindlessly drunk back home, they cry in front of Bilbiana's portrait and promise never to replace her. Cruz declares himself his son's friend. Silvano falls in love with Josefa but Cruz mistakenly believes she loves him. Discovering she is to marry Silvano, he forces his son to kneel in front of him and beg forgiveness and renounce Josefa.

  1430. No habrá más penas ni olvido Funny dirty little war, Hector Olivera et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Los Angeles?, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Federico Luppi, Iulio de Grazia, Ulises Dumont, Hector Bidonde
    Added Title: Funny dirty little war.
    Abstract: Petty rivalries erupt into a local civil war in this satire of political and human follies.

  1431. No hay vuelta atras No turning back, Soco Aguilar et al., 1 videocassette (38 min.), S.l, 1994.
    Notes: Performer Note: Political leaders, scholars, journalists and guerrilla leaders.
    Abstract: In southeastern Mexico, the government officials observed an unofficial policy of apartheid. The victims were the native Indians of the area. Frustrated and enraged at their treatment, a group of guerrilla leaders staged an uprising, bringing the injustices they suffered to the attention of the world. Now, for the people and the government, there is no turning back.

  1432. No salgas esta noche, Arturo García Buhr, 1 videocassette XX min.), S.l, 1946.

  1433. No te mueras sin decirme a dónde vas, Eliseo Subielo et al., 1 videocassette (124 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Dario Grandinetti, Oscar Martínez, Mariana Arias.
    Abstract: Cinema projectionist Leopoldo is also an inventor. Seeking to develop "dream collector" , a machine able to record and reproduce the dream activity, he manufactures "heart translator ," an apparatus which, through an antenna, allows him to see the reality of the invisible one. When he tests the machine , he meets Rachel, the beautiful professional singer whom he loved hundred years earlier, in another life.

  1434. Noche de bodas, Julio Porter et al., 1 videocassette (76 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Paulina Jingerman, Enrique Jerrano, Irma Córdoba.
    Abstract: A disastrous wedding night with misunderstanding after misunderstanding, but everything ends well.

  1435. La noche de los Mayas, Chano Urueta et al., 1 videocassette (101 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Arturo de Córdova, Stella Inda, Isabela Corona.
    Abstract: A group of partially acculturated Mayans have decided to live apart from Mexican society in their own villages. Uz, a young man, and Loh, his beloved, go to a sacred place to ask the gods if their marriage will be blessed. While they are talking to the gods, Loh sees a white man. Soon more whites appear, in search of Zapotes. The Mayans agree to let them take a piece of the Zapote tree in return for leaving them alone.

  1436. La Noche de los tiempos, La Noche de los tiempos, 1 videocassette (45 min.), 1988?
    Abstract: Chronicles the politics, conquests, lifestyles and economics of Spain with emphasis on the reigns of the Catholic kings starting in autumn, 1474. Includes the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella and the war and conquest of Granada.

  1437. La noche del asesino, Carlos Aured et al., 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fabiola Falcón, Paul Nachy, Maritza Olivares.

  1438. La noche viene movida, Gerardo Sofovich et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Tristân, Nadiuska, Javier Portales.
    Abstract: Pompino, a rich executive, arranges for his beautiful niece to go out with one of his employees. At the same time, another man is picking up a prostitute from the same building. The men pick up the wrong girl and have two very different experiences. In the end, after a chaotic night, Pompino falls in love with the prostitute and his niece marries his employer.

  1439. La noche violente, José María Fernández Unsain et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Enrique Lizalde, Jacqeline Andere, Luis Aldás.
    Abstract: An employee in a slaughterhouse fights with and kills another employee and then flees. After evading police for the day, he ends up outside the opulent home of a middle-aged man and his young wife, who is deaf and dumb. He enters the house and tells the couple to cooperate with his demands. The older man tries to get a gun from a drawer, the two men fight, and the husband is shot in the scuffle. The fugitive drags the body outside and proceeds to prepare himself for escape, keeping the woman with him in the house. However the man outside revives himself, unbeknownst to the young fugitive.

  1440. La noche y tú, Chano Urueta et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Hugo del Carril, Gloria Marín, Beatriz Ramos.

  1441. Noches de Buenos Aires, Manuel Romero et al., 1 videocassette (75 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Ochoa, Tita Merello, Severo Fernández.
    Abstract: Pablo is the husband of a beautiful lady named Dora and the two of them work together in musicals. However, Pablo only knows to express his love as jealousy and hates it when his wife is looked at or approached by other men. Dora gets tired of so much restriction that she allows the son of the director of the musicals to court her a little bit behind her husband's back. Suddenly, the assassination of the son and the search for who did it, opens doors between Pablo and his wife and their love for one another.

  1442. Nos veremos en el cielo, Julián Soler et al., 1 videocassette (89 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ramón Armengod, Ana Bertha Lepe, Rodolfo Landa, Andrés Soler.
    Abstract: Ricardo and Sylvia have been in love for several years despite both being married--Sylvia to Ricardo's best friend. In light of this circumstance, they decide to be "comrades" while remaining married to their current spouses. Soon thereafter, both are killed by an accident with two drunken truck drivers. They meet in heaven, where they are married and given a large suite with a window to Earth. Sylvia is revived in an operation only minutes after she died, however, leaving Ricardo alone in heaven.

  1443. Nosotros, Fernando A Rivero et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ricardo Montalbán, Emilia Guiu ; Esther Lugín.
    Abstract: It is New Year's Eve in Mexico City. Martha is sitting with her date in a night club. He forces her to drink and abuses her further when they reach her apartment after leaving the club, but a thief, Armando, saves her. Later, she happens upon Armando again as he is being dragged away by the police. She convinces them to let him go because he hasn't committed any crime. Armando warns her not to become friends with him because he is too low class for her.

  1444. Nosotros los pobres, Ismael Rodríguez Ruelas et al., 1 videocassette (103 min.), México, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Infante (Pepe, el Toro); Evita Muñoz; Carmen Montejo; Blanca Estela Pavón (Celia, La Romántica); Miguel Inclán; Carmen Montejo (La Tísica); Katy Jurado; Pedro de Urdimalas.
    Abstract: The humble and widowed Pepe El Toro (Infante), the village carpenter, is the father of Chachita, fiancé of Celia, and brother of a sick prostitute. The rich Montes, who wants Celia, has Pepe falsely accused of the murder of a money lender and sent to prison. Everything Pepe owns is repossessed including his mother's wheel chair. Pepe escapes from prison and after seeing his daughter be rude to the prostitute, tells Chachita that she is her real mother and he's not her father. Chachita embraces her hospitalized mother who promptly dies. Pepe's mother dies shortly thereafter. Returned to prison, Pepe discovers the real murderer and plucks out his eye to make him confess. He's released from prison and marries Celia.

  1445. Nostradamus, el genio de las tinieblas, Federico Curiel et al., 1 videocassette (79 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: German Robles, Julio Alemán, Domingo Soler.
    Abstract: In tracking the elusive but powerful Nostradamus, a professor, his assistant Antonio, and a scientist named Igor learn of a hidden document that contains the key to his power of the mind. By manipulating the mind of Antonio, Nostradamus finds the document first and burns alive its keeper and old witch. He then compels Antonio to attack Igor, who realizes how Nostradamus operates and uses the same mind manipulation to learn of Nostradamus's hideout and to confront him. Igor is killed, but Antonio and the professor gain valuable clues to how Nostradamus could be subdued.

  1446. La novela de un joven pobre, Luis Bayón Herrera et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Hugo del Carril, Amanda Ledesma.
    Abstract: Maximo Martínez has just returned home to his father who tells him that Maximo must work for a living because they have lost their mansion and most of their money. His father tries to tell Maximo a secret, but he suddenly dies before he is able. So, Maximo goes to another estate where he will work while living there. However, he falls in love with the daughter Margarita realizing that he can never marry her due to his poverty. Margarita's grandfather soon becomes ill, but before he dies, he reveals a secret that connects the two families.

  1447. La novia del mar, Gilberto Marinez S., Latin Nostalgia (Firm), and Movie-Mex International, 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.

  1448. Novia para dos, Leo Fleider et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Buenos Aires, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Lolita Torres, Osvaldo Miranda, Luis Dávila.
    Abstract: A shopkeeper dreams of singing Spanish songs. Her patrons fight over her, believing her to be heiress to a fortune.

  1449. Novias impacientes, Miguel M Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (84 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Casanova, Tere Velazquez, Rosa Ma. Vázquez.
    Abstract: A young man who works in an auto factory is waiting in his apartment for his girlfriend to arrive when a neurotic woman enters and tries to seduce him. Soon her boyfriend arrives with a gun, and then the man's girlfriend shows up, and is soon under the impression that her boyfriend is cheating on her. The whole affair is determined to be a practical joke, but the young couple decides to strike back on those behind the prank, and before long a group of friends are continually playing jokes on one another. As they become close, though, they begin to pair off into three couples that decide to marry.

  1450. Novios para las muchachas, Antonio Momplet et al., 1 videocassette, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Tito Lusiardo, Amelia Bence, Felisa Mary.
    Abstract: Argentine car salesman (Tito Lusiardo) plans to marry a young Argentinean girl (Amélia Bence) Rosario, who is one of seven girls in her family. Rosario is acting as head of the household and her mother (Felisa Marx) asks her not to marry until all her sisters have been married before her.

  1451. Nubes de humo, Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette (70 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Alberto Castillo, Mercedes Carreras, Francisco Alvarez, Nelida Lobato.
    Abstract: A university student, who is a tango afficianado, has given up singing, but is lured back.

  1452. Nuestras raíces musicales, Nacho Mendez, Musifilm (Firm), and ILCE (Institute), 10 videocassettes (577 min.), México, D.F, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Hosted by Nacho Méndez
    Contents: Vol. 1. Joaquín Pardavé, Tata Nacho -- v.2. Chuchu Monge, Agustín Lara -- v.3. Trova Yucateca I and II -- v.4. Trova Yucateca III and IV -- v.5. Anónimos, Dominio Público -- v.6. Revolución Mexicano, Cielito Lindo -- v.7. Nostalgia, Arreglos musicales -- v.8. Las Primeras Canciones, Despedida -- v.9. Alfonso Esparza Oteo, Los Panchos -- v.10. Gonzalo Curiel, Pepe Guizar.
    Abstract: A history of 20th century Mexican popular song.

  1453. Nuestras vidas, Ramón Peón et al., 1 videocassette (96 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Maria Antonieta Pons, Carlos Cores, Prudéncia Grifell, Julio Peña.
    Abstract: A struggling artist's sculpture lacks inspiration and vitality until the artist meets a well-known nightclub entertainer. When he falls in love with her, he finds his inspiration in her and creates a masterpiece. The dancer, however, has a secret that threatens to destroy their relationship.

  1454. Nuestro canto-- our song, Jack Genero and Daniel Ramirez, 1 videocassette (118 min.), S.l, 1998.
    Abstract: Chronicles the history and music of the Latino Apostolic movement. Combining documentary photos, narrative, interviews, and concer footage, presents an introduction to this long-neglected chapter of American religious history. Includes footage of a multi-generational gathering and concert of Apostolic songwriters and singers in Union City, California.

  1455. Nuestro juramento Julio Jaramillo, Alfredo Gurrola et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Martín Cortés, Alicia Encinas, Laura Zapata.
    Abstract: Julio Jaramillo is a world-famous. He has just finished one of his amazing concerts when his heart begins to fail him. He is cooped up in a hospital while hordes of people await his recovery outside. Slowly he relives his life through flashback dreams: a girl neighbor who used to live near Julio when he was a boy keeps appearing in his life, his first wife leaves him, he has a happy life of women, success.

  1456. Nunca debieron amarse, Ramón Peon et al., 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Victor Manuel Mendoza, Martha Roth, Andres Soler.

  1457. The nutty professor, Eddie Murphy et al., 1 videodisc (96 min.), Universal City, CA, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett, James Coburn, Dave Chappelle.
    Abstract: Murphy stars as shy, kind, brilliant "calorically challenged" genetics professor Sherman Klump, who longs to shed his 400-pound frame in order to win the heart of a beautiful faculty member. His experimental fat-reducing serum creates a slimmed down alter-ego, with startling comical results.

  1458. O meu pé de laranja-lima Mi planta de naranja-lima, Aurelio Teixeira et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Julio César Cruz, Leilany Chediak, Janet Chermont, Iva West.
    Abstract: Zeze is a 6 year old with extraodinary liveliness and intelligence who lives with his parents, who are very poor, in a shack along a highway in the interior of San Pablo, Brazil. His older brothers have a private retreat in the garden, leaving Zeze alone with a lime tree. In his imagination, he makes the tree his great friend and confidant. With the help of his tree, he faces the difficulties of his family and of growing up.

  1459. Oaxacalifornia, Steve Sprung et al., 1 videocassette (57 min.), Hollywood, Calif, 1995.
    Abstract: Three generations of a family speak of their work and their homes in California and Oaxaca, what made some of them move from Mexico to California, what binds them to their original homeland, how they view themselves.

  1460. Obligados a ser severos--criterios sobre un proceso, Fidel Castro, UFO Services s.a, and Publications Exchange (Firm), 3 videocassettes (ca. 270 min.), Cuba?, 1989.
    Notes: LC Control Number: 92508964 /MP/r92
    Performer Note: Speaker: Fidel Castro
    Added Title: Compelled to be severe--views about the trial
    Added Title: Obligés d'être sévères--critères sur un procès
    Added Title: Obrigados a ser severos--critérios sobre um processo.
    Abstract: "Documentary on the Council of State meeting of the Republic of Cuba in connection with case no. 1 of 1989, conducted by the Special Military Court, held at the International Conference Center in Havana, on July 9, 1989."--Container.

  1461. Obras maestras del terror, Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Narciso Ibáñez Menta, Lilian Vaimar, Osvaldo Pacheco.

  1462. Obsesión de venganza, Arturo Vieyra et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Arturo Bonín, Alicia Zanca, Tony Vilas.
    Abstract: A man by the name of Marcelo is married and has a grown son. The three of them are on vacation when Marcelo is called back to work. So, they head back home by train, but during the trip they are hijacked and Marcelo's wife and son are killed. Although Marcelo is injured, he recovers and is determined to avenge the death of his loved ones, whether or not the police will help.

  1463. Octavio Paz, Octavio Paz et al., 1 videocassette (60 min.), Los Angeles, CA, 1989.
    Abstract: "Octavio Paz, the foremost poet of Latin America, reads at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container.

  1464. Ofrenda, Francisco Reiguera et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carlos López Moctezuma, Carmelita Gonzalez, Agustín Isunza.
    Abstract: A young lady named Ofelia is an excellent English tutor studying for her doctorate in chemistry. However, she comes down with a disease of the eyes and loses her sight. The only way to be cured is to be operated on with a cornea transplant. The eye doctor's wife tragically dies and as a last request, asks that her eyes are used for Ofelia, the tutor of her daughter. The doctor carries out her wish, the surgery goes well for Ofelia, and eventually she gets her doctorate. However, the doctor's daughter comes down with polio. In a successful effort to save the child's life, Ofelia contracts the polio virus. She then swears to spend the rest of her life searching for a vaccine.

  1465. La Ofrenda the days of the dead, Lourdes Portillo et al., 1 videocassette (50 min.), San Francisco, CA, 1989.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carlos Baron, Rene Victor
    Added Title: The days of the dead.
    Abstract: A documentary tracing El Día de los Muertos from its pre-Hispanic roots to the present day celebration in Oaxaca and its permutations in the United States.

  1466. Ojos de Juventud, Elsa Aguirre et al., 1 videocassette (78 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Elsa Aguirre, Pedro Vargas ; Miguel Angel Ferriz.
    Abstract: A successful, middle aged theater performer takes a young, attractive, homeless woman into his aparmtment to save her from poverty. They marry, but it soon becomes apparant that she is using him to gain a job in show business.

  1467. Ojos que no ven Eyes that fail to see, Rodrigo Reyes et al., 1 videocassette (52 min.), San Francisco, CA, 1987.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jaime Antonio Capo, Clara Zamora, Carlos R. Mauricio, Chico Morales.
    Abstract: English version of a Spanish language AIDS education tool. Uses a soap-opera format to explain modes of AIDS transmission as well as prevention measures. Targetted at Latinos/as, it presents culturally appropriate treatment of teenage sexuality, homosexuality, IV drug use, and prostitution.

  1468. Ojos tapatios, Boris Maicon et al., 1 videocassette (60 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Vélez, Esther Fernández, Emma Roldán.

  1469. Okantomi el alacran, Escuela Internacional de Cine y TV, 1 videocassette (111 min.), La Habana, 199-.
    Notes: Added Title: Okantomi the scorpion
    Added Title: Arnaldo, entre la religion et la peinture
    Added Title: Seventh scotch
    Added Title: Ruta del caballo
    Added Title: Horse's route
    Added Title: A Ori-Aye-Oxúm
    Added Title: Hombre perdido
    Added Title: Regression
    Added Title: Niño um exercico B
    Added Title: Ojos de sol
    Added Title: Ronda de Aissa
    Added Title: Vio o non vio
    Added Title: Piggy
    Added Title: Ladivina Trinidad es cuadrada como un circulo
    Added Title: Dies Irae.
    Abstract: A series of short films on varying topics.

  1470. Olé torero, Benito Perojo et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Sandrini, Paquita Rico, Manolo Morán.

  1471. Once upon a time in the Bronx, Ela Troyano et al., 1 videocassette (27 min.), New York, NY, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Puerto Rock, The Krazy Taino, Spic and Span, Carlos E. Mendez, Emilio Mendez.
    Abstract: Trying to grow up Puerto Rican in the Bronx.

  1472. One flew over the cuckoo's nest, Jack Nicholson et al., 1 videodisc (134 min.), Burbank, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, William Redfield.
    Abstract: The story of a man whose rebelliousness pits him against the head nurse of a mental ward and the full spectrum of institutional repression.

  1473. Onetti, ritrato de un escritor, Mercedes Rein et al., 1 videocassette (58 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Interviewer, Hortensia Campanella
    Event Note: Largely taped in Madrid in 1989.
    Abstract: A portrait of writer Juan Carlos Onetti, largely in his own words, but with some observations by others.

  1474. Onward Christian soldiers, Susan Sandler et al., 1 videocassette (57 min., 48 sec.), New York, NY, 1989.
    Notes: Performer Note: Susan Sandler.
    Abstract: Shows how Protestant fundamentalism, spearheaded by crusading television and radio evangelists, are competing with the Catholic Church in Latin America. The contention is not only about theological perspectives; the outcome will have profound social and political consequences.

  1475. Opera prima, Fernando Trueba et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 95 min.), Madrid, 198?
    Notes: Performer Note: Oscar Ladoire, Paula Molina, Antonio Resines, Marisa Paredes.
    Abstract: Lighthearted romance between two young cousins in Paris.

  1476. La Operación, Ana María García et al., 1 videocassette (40 min.), New York, N.Y, 1985?
    Abstract: Discusses the issue of the sterilization of women as a form of birth control in Puerto Rico.

  1477. Oración, Marisol Trujillo et al., 1 videocassette (8 min.), New York, 1996?
    Abstract: A narration of Ernesto Cardenal's poems accompanies film clips that illustrate the poem's attempt to use the death of Marilyn Monroe as an example of the dehumanizing corruption of capitalism.

  1478. Org, Fernando Birri, 1 videocassette (XX min.), Argentina, 1998.

  1479. Les orgueilleux The proud ones, Yves Allégret et al., 1 videocassette (107 min.), New York, N.Y., 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Michèle Morgan, Gérard Philipe, Victor Manuel Mendoza.
    Abstract: An existential drama and love story set in a seedy Mexican coastal town. A former doctor blames himself for his wife's death and tries to find oblivion in alcohol. An aristocratic woman tourist, newly widowed and broke, is both attracted and repelled by him.

  1480. Orinoko, New World, Latin American Video Archives, 1 videocassette, New York : Latin American Video Archives.

  1481. Oro y Plata, Ramón Peón et al., 1 videocassette (82 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carmen Guerrero, Adolfo Girón, Alfredo del Diestro.
    Abstract: A successful Mexican businessman sends his lazy, playboy son, Ruban, to oversee a mining operation in northern Mexico. While in the mining community, the son becomes involved with Maruca, the daughter of a highly respected man of the community. After promising marry her, Ruben leaves town, disgracing Maruca and her father.

  1482. Orquesta de señoritas, Luis César Amadori et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Niní Marshall, Francisco Alvarez, Zully Moreno.

  1483. Oscar Chávez en Juchitán, Oscar Chávez and Ediciones Pentagrama, S.A. de C.V, 1 videocassette (45 min.), México, p1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Performed by Oscar Chávez with instrumental acc
    Event Note: Recorded live, Juchitán, Oaxaca, May 20, 1996
    Contents: Presentacion La Juanita -- La Tortuga -- Son del ombligo -- La guanabana -- Naila -- Xquenda -- El abuelo -- La llorona --Zandunga.

  1484. La otra, Roberto Gavaldón et al., 1 videocassette (93 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Dolores Del Rio, Victor Junco, Agustin Irusta.
    Abstract: A woman decides to kill her rich and uncaring twin sister and assume her identity in an attempt to escape poverty.

  1485. La otra cara del progreso, Irma Avila Pietrasanta et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), México, D.F, 199-.
    Notes: Added Title: Pequeños es hermoso
    Added Title: Que permanezca la tierra.
    Abstract: La otra cara del progreso (30 min.) describes environmental problems associated with Mexican cities. Lo pequeño es hermosa (30 min.) describes appropriate technology. Que permanezca la tierra describes environmental problems in Latin America and the Caribbean.

  1486. Otra mujer Another woman, Daniel Díaz Torres et al., 1 videocassette (93 min.), New York, NY, 1989?
    Notes: Performer Note: Mirta Ibarra, Jorge Villazon, Susana Perez
    Added Title: Another woman.
    Abstract: A rural woman battles old ideas of women's roles in society.

  1487. Otra primavera, Libertad Lamarque et al., 1 videocassette (97 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Libertad Lamarque, Ernesto Alonso, Rodolfo Usigli.
    Abstract: With the death of his wife, María Amparo, Arturo is free to marry the dynamic Amelia, by whom he has already had two children. When the four of them move into his house with the young girl, María Amparo and Arturo's daughter, the two families have trouble merging into one. Amelia recalls how she met Arturo, tried to resist his charm, but fell in love with him anyway, and then attempted to avoid scandal when they were together.

  1488. Out of sight, Steven Soderbergh et al., 1 videodisc (123 min.), Universal City, Calif, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: George Clooney; Jennifer Lopez, Ving Rhames Don Cheadle, Dennis Farina, Albert Brooks.
    Abstract: A career bank robber busts out of jail (Clooney) with the help of his buddy (Rhames) and kidnaps a US Marshal (Lopez) in the process. When the two cons head for Detroit to pull off their final big scam, the Marshal is put on their case but she finds she is attracted to one of them and has second thoughts about bringing them in.

  1489. La oveja negra, Román Chalbaud et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Venezeula, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Eva Blanca, Arturo Calderón, Freddy Pereira.
    Abstract: A psychic tells the fortunes of wealthy people. They don't know that he belongs to a crime ring that produceds fake IDs, bogus checks and burglarizes houses. The charlatan psychic notes the contents of their homes, advises them to leave town for a while, then reports everything back to the ring.

  1490. La Oveja negra, Pedro Infante et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), México, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Infante, Fernando Soler, Amanda del Llano, Andrés Soler, Dalia Iñíguez, Virginia Serret, Amelia Wilhelmi.
    Abstract: Pedro interpreta al hijo abnegado que tiene que soportar las inclemencias de su autoritario padre. Pedro plays a neglected son who must endure the tyrannies of his authoritarian father.

  1491. The oxcart, José Garcia et al., 1 videocassette (29 min.), New York, 1985?
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Vera, Lucy Boscana, Ramon Navarro, Jaime Sanchez, Janice Marietti
    Event Note: Filmed on location in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico and New York City.
    Abstract: Selected scenes from the first act of La carreta, a three-act play by René Marqués, especially adapted for television. It portrays the migration of a poor Puerto Rican farn family from the countryside to the San Juan ghetto and eventually to Spanish Harlem in New York City. The drama is followed by a short documentary-style sequence entitled Impressiones, which presents the social problems the Puerto Ricans face in New York City.

  1492. Padre de mas de cuatro, Leopoldo Ortín et al., 1 videocassette (112 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Leopoldo Ortin, Sara García, Alfredo del Diestro.
    Abstract: Juan León, a worker on El Rancho Grando, returns home from a cockfight after his rooster lost. Mara Lupe, the daughter of the hacienda patrón, and her aunt, Doña Gertrudis, return from a trip to the U.S. and Europe. Juan León is excited to see her and makes a great effort to make himself presentable--an unusual event--but when María Lupe appears, she doesn't even notice him. Later, he must accompany her on a horse ride and she asks him if he likes any women; he replies that he loves only his mother.

  1493. Padre mercader, Luis Améndolla et al., 1 videocassette (51 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Eduardo Vivas, Blanca Erbeya, Margarita Cortés.

  1494. Padre Nuestro, Fernando Rey et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), Santa Monica, CA, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Rey, Victoria Abril, Francisco Rabal
    Added Title: Our father.
    Abstract: A satirical film about the church and aristocracy and a character study of people in a Castilian village. A dying cardinal returns to his home town to settle his affairs. He makes peace with his brother, an atheist and then solves the problem of how to will his vast estates, a dilemma since his immediate heir is his illegitimate daughter turned prostitute and known far and wide as "La Cardenala".

  1495. Pagina Roja, J Negrete, L Lamarque, and M Felix, 1 videocassette (105 min.).

  1496. Pajaro loco, Lucas Demare et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Argentina, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Sandrini, María José Demare, Victor Laplace.
    Abstract: El Paraíso is a quaint little village where everything happens very slowly. The sole parrish priest, Father Antonio, does what he can for the village. One day, the opening of a new casino is anounced and everything changes overnight. Especially for Father Antonio because a young priest is on his way to the village with new ideas. But then Father Antonio discovers sinister forces behind the casino and a false authorization for its opening. The old priest goes to work to save his village.

  1497. Pájaros de cristal, Ernesto Arancibia et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Montevideo, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Mecha Ortiz, Alba Arnoia, Jorge Rivier.
    Abstract: Argentine ballet dancer Paula (Mecha Ortiz) finds that her love for dance is able to keep her performance company together through the trials of what it is to be a performer. Even though she loses the lead in the performance, she stays part of the company and keeps it going.

  1498. Palabra a sampling of contemporary Latino writers, Benjamin Alire Sáenz et al., 1 videocassette (52 min.), San Francisco, CA, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Octavio Paz, Gloria Anzaldua, Jimmy Santiago Baca, José Montoya, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Victor Hernández Cruz, Carlos Fuentes, Gary Soto, Francisco Alarcón, Ernesto Cardenal, Lucha Corpi, Luis Rodríguez, Bernice Zamora, Ana Castillo, Juan Felipe Herrera, Demetria Martínez, and Elba Sánchez
    Performer Note: Rosemary Catacalos.
    Abstract: Previously recorded sessions of Latino writers reading selections from their work.

  1499. Palabra de honor, Luis César Amadori et al., 1 videocassette (77 min.), Montevideo, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Sandrini, Alicia Vignoli, Roberto Airaldi.
    Abstract: Raul Lucera, wealthy owner of an ice cream factory, is a philanthropic individual surrounded by greedy and bitter executives. The factory workers plan a strike, led by Pitango (Roberto Airaldi), and Raul's reaction is to compromise, but his executives think he should fire them all. Meanwhile, Raul's secretary Laural (Alicia Vignoli) abuses Raul's trust in her to attempt to embezzle money from the factory.

  1500. Pale rider, Clint Eastwood et al., 1 videodisc (116 min.), Burbank, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Clint Eastwood, Michael Moriarty, Carrie Snodgrass, Christopher Penn, Richard Dysart, Sydney Penny, Richard Kiel, Doug McGrath, John Russell.
    Abstract: Corporate mining boss Coy LaHood offers the independent pan miners a deal: get out or be carried out. The terrorized miners have little choice but to accept until a nameless stranger rides into their camp. The miners call him "Preacher." But to LaHood, he's an avenging pale rider and hell follows with him.

  1501. Palermo, Arturo S Mom et al., 1 videocassette (79 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Nedda Francy, José Gola, Orestes Caviglia.
    Abstract: A professional fraud helps a woman seduce a famous athlete for his ends. The plot is uncovered and the woman is revealed to be an undercover police officer. She is able to shed some light on corruption in the sports arena.

  1502. Palillo Vargas heredia, Carlos Véjar et al., 1 videocassette (64 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jesús Martínez (Palillo), Florencio Castello, Manuel Arvide.
    Abstract: Palillo, a poor dishwasher in a small restaurant, gets in a fight with the head chef one night while drunk. He is seen by some important customers, who decide that Palillo would make an excellent comedic act during the bullfights that they sponsor. They get him to sign a contract while he is still drunk. Although by the next morning Polillo remembers nothing of the entire arrangement, he is made ready for the event and sent into the ring.

  1503. Palo y hueso Bois et os : un film, Nicolás Sarquís et al., 1 videocassette (70 min.), Buenos Aires, 1994?
    Notes: Performer Note: Miguel Ligero, Héctor da Rosa, Juana A. Martínez, Ramón "Moncho" Berón.
    Abstract: An old man buys a young woman to be his wife, but she and his son are in love with each other.

  1504. Pampa bárbara, Hugo Fregonese et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Francisco Petrone, Luisa Vehil, Domingo Sapelli.
    Abstract: Pampa bárbara is a story of the violence and conflict which took place on the pampas of Argentina, when the creoles of the country wished to inhabit and cultivate the indigenously populated land. Francisco Perone, who acts as commandante Castro, plans to slaughter the indigenous peoples of the pampas and take the land for his country.
  1505. La pampa gringa, Fernando Birri, 1 videocassette (XX min.), Argentina, 1998.

  1506. Pampa salvaje, Hugo Fegonese et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Robert Taylor, Mario Lozano, Fela Roque
    Added Title: Pampa barbara.
    Abstract: Remake of the 1946 film Pampa barbara. Soldiers are at war against the natives on the Argentine pampas. They must save themselves and their women from death. After a surprise attack by the Indians, the leader of the tribe dies. Both sides, plagued with injury and death, choose to surrender. The women are left as companions for the surviving soldiers.

  1507. Pancho Villa Vuelve, P Armendariz and Fco Villar, 1 videocassette (100 min.).

  1508. Papá tiene novia, Carlos Schlieper et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Amanda Ledesma, Aída Luz, Alberto Bello.

  1509. Papeles secundarios Supporting roles, José Ramón Pérez et al., 1 videocassette (120 min.), New York, 1990.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rosa Fornes, Juan Luis Galiardo, Luisa Perez Nieto
    Added Title: Supporting roles.

  1510. Para una tumba sin nombre, Juan Carlos Onetti et al., 1 videocassette (VHS) (ca. 60 min.), Princeton, N.J, 1980.
    Notes: Performer Note: Susana Mara, Eduardo Calvo, Eusebio Poncela.

  1511. La Parda Flora, León Klimovsky et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Amelia Bence, Carlos Cores, Fernando Perrone.
    Abstract: Parda Flora is the owner of a bar/nightclub and has two daughters that are in boarding school and do not really know what kind of life she leads. One night a man named Juan María Menendez comes to play poker and Flora gets mad with him at first but later falls in love with him. However, his father is not pleased with Flora and eventually Flora is forced to accept her position in life, and whatever truths it exposes, especially concerning her daughters.

  1512. Pasajeros de una pesadilla, Fernando Ayala et al., 1 videocassette (110 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Federico Luppi, Alicia Bruzzo, Nelly Prono.
    Abstract: Based on a real case, the film relates the decadence and corruption of a middle class family, whose parents were apparently murdered with no clue who was responsible.

  1513. Pasajes, Daniel Calparsoro et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Madrid, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Najwa Nimri, Alfredo Villa, Ion Gabella, Charo López.
    Abstract: Gabi is a lesbian gang member and petty criminal. She is in love with Carmina, a heterosexual woman, and wants Carmina to join her in her crimes and in love. Gabi dreams that her lover will wear green high heels. She knows Carmina owns a pair.

  1514. Pasión Jarocha, Carlos Véjar et al., 1 videocassette (89 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Victor Manuel Mendoza, Irma Torres.
    Abstract: In a small Mexican fishing and farming town, Rosalinda meets Hugo during the annual festival, and both are attracted to each other. Because of the rumors spread by a woman named Julia, however, Rosalinda b2 ss brother becomes opposed to a relationship between Rosalinda and Hugo, and takes an active role in trying to prevent it. Several fights break out between the men of the town over the issue, and Hugo is made to look overzealous. The couple finally resorts to meeting covertly at night; yet the possibility of their ever uniting grows slim as hostilities continue.

  1515. La Pastorela, Luis Valdez et al., 1 videocassette (78 min.), New York, NY, 1991.
    Notes: Performer Note: Linda Ronstadt, Paul Rodriguez, Robert Beltran, Karla Montana, Cheech Marin.
    Abstract: A Christmas fantasy musical retelling of the shepherds' journey to Bethlehem.

  1516. Patapúfete!, Julio Saraceni et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Pepe Biondi, Leonor Rinaldi, Mariel Comber.
    Abstract: Spy spoof featuring a hapless barber who gets mixed up in a plot to steal an atomic bomb.

  1517. La patota, Daniel Tinayre et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Mirtha Legrand, José Cibrián, Luis Medina Castro.
    Abstract: A female professor of philosophy in a night school is raped by a gang of students. Then, instead of seeking revenge, she tries to influence their moral consciences.

  1518. La patria es valor y sacrificio, José Garcia and Pablo Cabrera, 1 videocassette (28 min.), New York, N.Y, 1991.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrator, Pablo Cabrera.
    Abstract: Surveys the activities of the Puerto Rican Nationalist Party in the 1950's, including the background to the shooting incident in the U.S. Congress by four Puerto Rican nationalists in March 1954, and the contributions of the movement's leading figure, Don Pedro Albizu Campos.

  1519. La patrulla chiflada, Carlos Rinaldi et al., 1 videocassette (74 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Rafael Carret, Jorge Luz, Zelmar Gueñol.
    Abstract: Four close Argentinean friends see their close friend Guillermo Valdez (Rafael Carret) off on his first cruise as a naval officer. After shoving off, Guillermo is surprised to find that his friends have all stowed away.

  1520. Patrulla de valientes, Sergio Vejar et al., 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Alberto Vazquez, Rosa María Vazquez, Hector Suarez.

  1521. Payasadas de la vida, Miguel Zacariás et al., 1 videocassette (75 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Manuel Medel, Ramón Pereda, Gloria Morel.
    Abstract: A clown in the circus is in love with his trapeze artist, a young woman named Gloria. When a young banking executive begins to pay her a great deal of attention, she forgets about the clown entirely, and spends her time with the banker in nightclubs and fancy restaurants. Years later, when the clown's daughter wishes to marry the banker's son, the banker refuses, saying there will be a conflict of interest. The clown swallows his pride and visits his old rival, with the hope of changing his mind.

  1522. Peace peeping up ending Nicaragua's other war, Ana Carrigan et al., 1 videocassette (57 min.), New York, NY, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrators, Ana Carrigan, Martin Lucas.
    Abstract: Peace and autonomy in Nicaragua are examined with special attention paid to the conflict between Sandinists and Miskito Indians on Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast and the role the United States government played in manipulating the Indian's war with the Sandinistas.

  1523. Pecado, Zully Moreno and Roberto Cañedo, 1 videocassette (135 min.).

  1524. Pecadora, Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette (70 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Olga Zubarry, Roberto Escalada, Teresa Serrador.
    Abstract: Antonio owes money to a wealthy man from whom he has borrowed money. However, he is unable to get the money and instead he kills the man while at the same time framing a young woman he has brought with him. The woman becomes very scared and in an effort to find some help, she ends up at a friend's house, only to find that she is Antonio's girlfriend. Antonio tries to convince her that he will save them and then they can live in peace and tranquillity together, but soon enough his real plans become evident.

  1525. Pedro J. Gonzalez archival tapes, Cinewest Productions and KPBS (Television station : San Diego, Calif.), 9 videocassettes (60 min. each), San Diego, Calif, 1983.
    Notes: Added Title: Ballad of an unsung hero.
    Abstract: Videotaped interview with Mexican American entertainer, Pedro J. González, from which the videorecording "Ballad of an unsung hero" is excerpted.

  1526. Pedro Paramo el hombre de la media luna, Juan Rulfo et al., 1 videocassette (VHS) (120 min.), California?, 1987.
    Notes: Added Title: El hombre de la media Luna.
    Abstract: Story of love and ghosts that, as a child, had stirred your fear at night.--Container.

  1527. La Pelicula del rey, Ulises Dumont et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 100 min.), Mexico, 199?
    Notes: Performer Note: Ulises Dumont, Julio Chavez, Villanueva Cosse, Roxana Berco.
    Abstract: The story of a movie director engaged in shooting a film about Orille Antoine de Tournes, a solicitor, who went to the south of Argentina and Chile to be proclaimed, until 1860, King of Araucania and Patagonia. A parallel is established between the passions of the director and his character and the hard conditionings of reality of each of them.

  1528. Pelota de trapo, Leopoldo Torres Ríos et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Armando Bó, Santiago Arrieta, Orestes Caviglia.
    Abstract: Traces the career of a top soccer player Eduardo Díaz from his rough childhood years through his first moment of triumph. Poor adolescent Argentinean children spend their vacation time playing soccer with a cloth soccer ball until it bursts one day. They soon formulate a plan to buy a real soccer ball. One of these children is Eduardo, destined to be a great soccer player.

  1529. Peluquería de señoras, Luis Bayón Herrera et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Sandrini, Amanda Ledesma, June Marlowe.

  1530. Pepe Carvalho, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 108 min.), Buenos Aires : Plus Video, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Eusebio Poncela, Ececilia Roth, Luis Suárez, Ovidi Montllor
    Contents: [Pt. 1] Pigmalion (54 min.) -- pt. 2. El caso de la gogo girl (54 min.)
    Added Title: Pigmalion
    Added Title: Casa de la gogo girl.
    Abstract: Pepe Carvalho is a detective of Galician origin, who loves fine dining and adventures with women. These characteristics, together with his peculiar style of life, give him an unusual manner for investigating criminal cases, and the solutions generally seem hopeless, even for him.

  1531. Pepe el toro, Ismael Rodríguez Ruelas et al., 1 videocassette (109 min.), México, D.F, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Pedro Infante, Evita Muñoz, Amanda del Llano
    Added Title: Nosotros los pobres
    Added Title: Ustedes, los ricos.
    Abstract: This is the dramatic conclusion to the most famous trilogy of Pedro Infante, following "Nosotros los pobres" and "Ustedes, los ricos." Pepe el Toro needs the help of his friend, Lalo, in beginning his career as a boxer. After the accidental killing of his friend, Pepe sinks into a total depression. Only with the help of Lalo's widow is he motivated to go after the championship.

  1532. Peperina, Raul de la Torre et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina.
    Notes: Performer Note: Andrea del Boca, José María Monje, Henry Zakka.
    Abstract: This film is a mixture of documentary footage of Charly García and his band, Serú Giran, and a fantasy story of a young woman obsessed with their music, inspired by García's song, Peperina. Filmmaker Raúl de la Torre strives to capture the esthetic of rock in her story.

  1533. Pepi, Luci, Bom y otras chicas del monton, Pedro Almodóvar et al., 1 videocassette (86 min.), New York, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carmen Maura, Felix Rotaeta, Olvido Gara "Alaska", Eva Siva.
    Abstract: An independent heiress gets into trouble with the police. The story then follows her experiences with a punk rock bank, a voyear, and other adventures.

  1534. Pepita Jimenez, Rosita Diaz Jimeno et al., 1 videocassette (83 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Rosita Diaz Jimeno, Ricardo Montalban ; Manolo Noriega.
    Abstract: A young priest returns to his hometown to find that the residents are making a mockery of sacred religious rites, including those of marriage and death. Contrary to his preachings, he falls in love with the most beautiful woman in town arter her decrepit old husband dies of natural causes.

  1535. Pequeña revancha, Olegario Barrera et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Caracas, 1984.
    Notes: Performer Note: Eduardo Emiro Garcia, Elisa Escamez, Pedro Durán, Carmencita Padrón.
    Abstract: In a small village a young boy learns about cruelty, corruption and deception and turns the tables on the perpetrators by using a little deception of his own.

  1536. La pequena Senora de Perez, Carlos Hugo Christensen, 1 videocassette, S.l, 1943.

  1537. Pequeños aventureros, Daniel Pires Mateus et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Héctor Pellegrino, Elena Cruz, Ricardo Cordoso.
    Abstract: Maricela goes to visit her aunt on vacation and spends time with her cousin Pedro, who is about the same age of nine. The two of them go on a little excursion down the river when they must abandon their raft due to a waterfall. Thus begins a great adventure of hunting their own food, trying to keep warm, and moving on. Upon their discovery of an old cave from a miner's map, the two kids get stuck in a disastrous position and must wait upon help.

  1538. Perjura, Jorge Negrete et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 97 min.), México, 1992.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Negrete, Marina Tamayo, Sara Garcia.
    Abstract: Luis, a young man, is about to arrive home after 3 year's absence. Doña Rosa, his aunt, and two cousins are waiting for him, as is Mercedes, the daughter of a man who manages several houses owned by Doña Rosa, who is in love with Luis. Meanwhile, a certain Captain Reyes is in love with Mercedes and Doña Rosa thinks he is a good match for her. When Luis arrives, Doña Rosa encourages him to notice her daughter, Carmen, but he has eyes only for Mercedes.

  1539. Perros de la noche, Teo Kofman et al., 1 videocassette, Buenos Aires, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Emilio Bardi, Gabriela Flores, Héctor Bidonde.

  1540. Persona honrada se necesita, Francisco Mugica et al., 1 videocassette (73 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Francisco Petrone, Alicia Vignoli, Pedro Maratea.
    Abstract: Raúl, a man wanted by the police, is the winner of a huge lottery. He cannot claim his winnings himself so an honorable person is needed to claim the money and deliver it to him. A beautiful woman named Grasida proves to be this honorable person and also wins the heart of Raúl. In the end, Raúl gives up his money and temporary freedom to eventually marry Grasida.

  1541. Peru, la colera del hambre, Carmen Sarmiento et al., 1 videocassette (60 min.), Princeton, N.J, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Host: Carmen Sarmiento.
    Abstract: Looks at women in Peru from all walks of life.

  1542. La perversa, Chano Urueta et al., 1 videocassette (91 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Elsa Aguirre, Alma Rosa Aguirre, César del Campo.
    Abstract: A woman, falsely accused of murdering a wealthy man's son, is imprisoned and sent to trial. Her reputation as a gold-digging, self-interested woman gives people cause to believe that she is guilty. Sincerely pleading her innocence, she finds help from one of her old friends.

  1543. Pescadores de perlas, Guillermo Calles et al., 1 videocassette (60 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Victor Manuel Mendoza, Sara García, Victoria Blanco.
    Abstract: Three brothers live on a small Mexican island in a quaint fishing community where everyone know everybody. Their names are Nacho (a.k.a. Ignacio), Ernesto, and Gustavo. One day Ignacio finds a young lady, Rosa, washed up onto the island after having survived a sunken shipwreck. Very quickly, both Ernesto and Nacho fall in love with her. On the island also lives a corrupt man who is determined to prove the worthlessness of Ignacio. One day while looking for pearls, this man steals some and while trying to get money for them, he is stopped by Gustavo, and so the man kills Gustavo to only put the blame on Ignacio. This follows a hunt to see who is guilty and who will survive.

  1544. Pesticides and pills for export only, Robert Richter et al., 2 videocassettes (ca. 60 min. ea.), New York, NY, 1981.
    Notes: Contents: 1
    Added Title: Pesticidas
    Added Title: Farmaceuticos.
    Abstract: Documents the sale by large chemical and pharmaceutical companies to developing countries of pesticides and medicines whose use is banned or severely restricted in industrial nations.

  1545. Piantadino, Francisco Mugica, 1 videocassette XX min.), Argentina, 19??

  1546. La picara cenicienta, Francisco Mugica et al., 1 videocassette (78 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Rigaud, Golde Flami, Héctor Quintanilla.
    Abstract: Backstage romantic comedy.

  1547. Picasso, Picasso, 1 videocassette (62 min.), 198-?
    Abstract: Presents the life and works of the artist against the historical backdrop of painting in the 20th century.

  1548. Pictures from a revolution, Richard P Rogers et al., 1 videocassette (93 min.), New York, NY, 1992.
    Abstract: Mieselas returns to Nicaragua 10 years after the Sandinista victory to find out how things have changed.

  1549. La piel de Zapa, Luis Bayón Herrera et al., 1 videocassette (65 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Hugo del Carril, Aida Luz, Francisco López Silva.
    Abstract: Rafael Valentín has come to a point in his life where he no longer has much hope or desire to live on. However, one day he is given a treasured preserved animal skin that is supposed to possess some special powers to help whoever owns it. For Rafael this skin becomes more of a plague than a help and although he does find brief happiness and love his confidence and strength of character is so deteriorated that he is unable to get his life where he wants it. In the end, Rafael must decide if he has the courage to carry forth.

  1550. Pies de gato, Rogelio A Gonzalez et al., 1 videocassette (?? min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Aguilar, Cesar del Campo, Dagoberto Rodríguez.
    Abstract: Juan and his grown son Marco, known as the "Pies de Gato," are bandits that steal from the rich and give to the poor. On one such conquest, they kidnap the daughter of an army official as bargaining leverage. During her captivity, the woman, Amparo, and Marco become immediately interested in each other. The official, Sr. Marques, meets with Juan to negotiate an agreement and slyly decides to take in Marco and employ him as a way of controlling the Pies de Gato. The move is only a small part of a larger plot to control all robbery and direct the riches toward himself. Marco, Juan, and Amparo become pawns in his devious scheme.

  1551. Pimienta y Pimentón, Carlos Rinaldi et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Sandrini, José Marrone, Cuny Vera.
    Abstract: Pimienta and Pimentón are two clowns of a traveling circus that are helping to raise two children whose parents died in an accident. However, in trying to fight for custody, these good friends must have a valid reason to keep the children. So, one of them decides to marry which works but creates some tension between them. In the end, despite any arguments, friendship is restored.

  1552. Pinocchio, Carlo Collodi, Walt Disney Company, and Bueno Vista Home Video, 1 videocassette (ca. 88 min.), Burbank, Calif., 1993.
    Notes: Added Title: Pinocchio.
    Abstract: A wooden puppet seeks the aid of a fairy to turn him into a real boy. The fairy promises to fulfill his wish on condition that he do some good deeds.

  1553. Pioneros de la antropología 1936-1950, Mady Samper et al., 1 videorecording (79 min.), Bogota, Colombia, 1999.
    Abstract: Discussion of pioneering anthropologists among the Indians of Colombia.

  1554. Pistolas de oro, Miguel M Delgado et al., 1 videocassette (76 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luz María Aguilar, Alberto Mariscal, Enrique Lucero.
    Abstract: An infamous man known as "Pistolas de Oro" has a habit of shooting people in self-defense. In one such instance he is wounded, and visits a priest who tends his wounds. The priest explains to him that the violence in his life is unnecessary, and the man (whose real name is Felipe) resolves to change his lifestyle. He searches for honest work, but his reputation precludes his obtaining a normal job, and he ends up working for a traveling fair, using his extraordinary skills with a gun. In the fair he meets Laura, another worker, and they grow close, yet she doesn't know about his past.

  1555. Plácido, Sergio Giral et al., 1 videocassette (92 min.), Miami, FL, 199?
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Villazón, Miguel Benavides, Ramón Veloz, Mirta Ibarra, Alina Sanchez.
    Abstract: Portrays the dramatic and controversial life of Gabriel de la Concepción Valdés (Placido), a mulatto Cuban poet, who was accused of conspiracy and martyred by the Spanish Colonial Government for his leading role in the rise of African-Hispanic society in 19th-century Cuba.

  1556. Placido Domingo, Placido Domingo, 1 videocassette (40 min.), 198?
    Abstract: Presents a biography of the singer. Includes scenes of his operatic roles "Otelo" and "El Cid." Also includes the singing of "Los payasos" and "Cavalleria rusticana.".

  1557. Planeta de las mujeres invasoras, Alfredo Ruanova et al., 1 videocassette (87 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Lorena Velazquez, Elizabeth Campbell, Maura Monti
    Added Title: Gigantes planetarios.
    Abstract: A spaceship commanded by alien women lands in a fairground and replaces a spaceship ride with the real thing. When Sylvia and her date, a professional boxer, go to the fair the next evening, they are followed by men who paid the boxer to throw a fight; all of them are captured by the alien women. They are taken to Sevilla, a planet populated only by the alien women, who plan to experiment on their human prisoners.

  1558. The player, Tim Robbins et al., 1 videodisc (124 min.), United States, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Tim Robbins, Greta Scacchi, Fred Ward, Whoopi Goldberg, Peter Gallagher, Brion James, Cynthia Stevenson.
    Abstract: A celebrity-studded thriller of murderous obsession among Hollywood's glamorous elite.

  1559. Plena is work, plena is song, Pedro A Rivera et al., 1 videocassette (29 min.), New York, 1989?
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrator, Maria Hinojosa.
    Abstract: Brings to life the culture and political history of Puerto Rican plena, which is a musical blend of African and Spanish idioms.

  1560. Plenilunio, Ricardo Islas et al., 1 videocassette (95 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Martín Cabrera, Riardo Islas, Ana Cecilia García.
    Abstract: On the night of a full moon, a very strange animal kills the father of three children and nobody knows how it happened exactly. Some teenagers start looking around and find out where the person/animal lives. However, the animal attacks again and this time there are more deaths. So, one of the teenagers and an older friend do some more investigating only to put them and their friends lives in danger.

  1561. La pluma del ángel, Néstor Paternostro et al., 1 videocassette, Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Sebastián Morgan, Arturo Bonin, Dora Baret.

  1562. Pobre mariposa, Raul de la Torre et al., 1 videocassette (115 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Graciela Boges, Lautaro Murúa, Pepe Soriano.
    Abstract: In May of 1945, the news of the fall of Berlin spread to Buenos Aires. Clara is the daughter of a socialist leader named Boris who has died unexpectedly. As Clara learns more about a father she hardly knew, she finds out slowly about his political involvement during the war. There is some unrest in Argentina, and soon, not even Clara's life is free from danger.

  1563. Pochonovela a Chicano soap opera, Coco Fusco et al., 1 videocassette (27 min.), Los Angeles, Calif, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Tomas Carrasco, Lalo Lopez, Elias Serna.
    Abstract: Pochonovela is the story of Doña Roña and her two sons, Ernesto, a hapless student activist, and Juan, a yuppie business student. Forwarned of imminent danger by her tele-astrologer, Dionne D'Love, Doña Roña discovers that her son Juan is dating the wrong kind of girl, and decides to call on her neighbor the witch, Doña Antonia, for help.

  1564. Poéticas feministas a la Mexicana/Chicana 21 de mayo de 1991, Norma Alarcón, Stanford University, and Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese, 1 videocassette, 1991.
    Abstract: Lecture on the influences and origins of Chicana poets and feminist poetry.

  1565. Poetry reading, Ricardo Sánchez, Stanford University, and Libraries, 1 videocassette (51 min.), 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Ricardo Sanchez, introduced by Al Camarillo and Roberto Trujillo
    Event Note: Recorded Mar. 24, 1993.
    Abstract: Al Camarillo discusses Green Library collections of Hispanic Materials and Roberto Trujillo introduces poet Ricardo Sanchez. Sanchez reads poems with comments. Poems include "Clearing the Labyrinth" and "Nascense: respuesta".

  1566. Poker de ases, Luis Aguilar et al., 1 videocassette (88 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Luis Aguilar, Antonio Badu, David Silva.
    Abstract: An elderly mother keeps tight control over her husband and four neurotic, grown sons. When a young woman visits their home, the four sons begin to compete in their own unique ways for her attention. Things get crazier when the woman's friend, married to a childish and spineless man, is introduced to the family.

  1567. Policia corrupto, Carlo Campanile et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Gerardo Romano, Ulises Dumont, Cristina Agüero.
    Abstract: Romero is a policeman in a special unit of investigators fighting narcotics trafficking. He is married, with a young son, who both become pawns when Romero's investigations lead him into a nest of corruption involving both traffickers and government officials.

  1568. Polvo rojo, Jesús Díaz et al., 1 videocassette (105 min.), New York, N.Y., 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Adolfo Llaurado, Rene de la Cruz, Jose Antonio Rodriguez, Castina Obin.
    Abstract: Portrays Ernesto Che Guevara and Fidel Castro in their early revolutionary struggles to change Cuba. The major portion of the action takes place within days of the revolution.

  1569. The pool party, Gary Soto, John Kelly, and Gary Soto, 1 videocassette (28 min.), Berkeley, CA, 1992.
    Abstract: "When 12-year old Rudy Herrera gets and invitation to wealthy Tiffany Perez's swim party, he's intrigued but concerned on how he should act and what to say. With help from his family, Rudy demonstrates how ingenuity and openness make the biggest 'splash'."--Container.

  1570. Por cuatro días locos, Jaime Saracemi et al., 1 videocassette (107 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Alberto Castillo, Amalia Sanchez Ariño, Francisco Chiarmiello.
    Abstract: A young singer passes himself off as the grandson of a woman newly arrived from Spain in order to find his doctor's grandson.

  1571. Por el mismo camino, Alejandro Galindo et al., 1 videocassette (84 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Celia D'Alarcón, Carlos Navarro, Sara Garcia.
    Abstract: While traveling northward, an attractive young woman and her aunt offer to help a man whose car has broken down. They don't know that he is a fugitive from the law and his car is a stolen vehicle. He abandons the car and joins them. The authorities pursue the fugitive, unaware of the two women's involvement. A romance begins between the young woman and the fugitive, complicating his plan to escape the country.

  1572. Por ellas aunque malpaguen, Juan Bustillo Oro et al., 1 videocassette (123 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Soler, Angel Infante, Silvia Pinal.
    Abstract: Two young women want to marry two men only for their money; they cannot stand the men otherwise--but their father dscovers the men are actually poor. Their father wants to marry them into wealth. The family exists on credit in the meantime. A wealthy young man from Jalisco falls for one of the daughters, but unfortunately, she is not the one who likes him for himself and not just his money.

  1573. Por esos ojos, Gonzalo Arijón et al., 1 videocassette (60 min.), Montevideo, Uruguay, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Narrator: Héctor Manuel Vidal.
    Abstract: In 1976, Mariana Zaffaroni Islas, barely 18 days old, was kidnapped in Montevideo, presumably by a member of SIDE (Servicio de Información del Estado). Her family mounted a campaign to recover her and she became a symbol of the Disappeared during the time of the military regime. This is the story of her grandmother, María Esther Gatti de Islas, and her efforts to find her granddaughter, whom she never ceased believing to be alive.

  1574. Por esos ojos For these eyes, Gonzalo Arijón, Virginia Martínez, and First Run/Icarus Films, 1 videocassette (61 min.), New York, 1997.
    Abstract: In 1976, Mariana Zaffaroni Islas, barely 18 days old, was kidnapped in Montevideo, presumably by a member of SIDE (Servicio de Información del Estado). Her family mounted a campaign to recover her and she became a symbol of the Disappeared during the time of the military regime. This is the story of her grandmother, María Esther Gatti de Islas, and her efforts to find her granddaughter, whom she never ceased believing to be alive.

  1575. Por la vida street vending and the criminalization of Latinos, Olivia Olea et al., 1 videocassette (53 min.), Riverside, CA, 1993.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carmen Zapata
    Added Title: Street vending and the criminalization of Latinos.
    Abstract: Street vendors in Los Angeles and their clash with city regulations and the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

  1576. Por primera vez For the first time, Octavio Cortázar et al., 1 videocassette (ca. 9 min.), New York, 19??
    Abstract: In 1967 a crew drove to a Cuban mountain village and set up for an evening film show--the first in the village. Villagers were interviewed as to their expectations in seeing the film, which included a Chaplin clip.

  1577. Por que peca la mujer, Leticia Palma et al., 1 videocassette (94 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Leticia Palma, Abel Salazar, Luis Aguilar, Cesar del Campo.
    Abstract: Magdalena is an attractive, but very poor young woman, in love with Marcelo, a struggling pianist who accompanies a band in a seedy nightclub. Through her friendship with Don Hector, a powerful mobster who takes and interest in her, Madgalena becomes a popular singer in an elegant club. Marcelo grows angry with her for the attention she gives to Don Hector, but he obtains a lucrative contract as a composer and performer, though his own success drives him a farther away from her.

  1578. Porteña de corazón, Manuel Romero et al., 1 videocassette (83 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Niní Marshall, Augusto Codecá, Ernesto Racquén.
    Abstract: Catita is a receptionist in a hospital. She is in love with the son of a millionaire, but the father is strictly opposed to his son dating a mere nurse.

  1579. La posesión, Julio Bracho et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Negrete, Julio Villarreal, Miroslava.
    Abstract: Two old compadres are feuding over whom is the rightful owner of a plot of land. The son of the man with the title is in love with the daughter of the other. One of the men takes possession and leaves one of his workers to guard the land. A stuggle ensues.

  1580. The Postman always rings twice, Bob Rafelson et al., 1 videodisc (121 min.), Burbank, CA, 1997.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jack Nicholson, Jessica Lange, John Colicos.
    Abstract: Frank comes to work for Cora and her husband in their California roadhouse and Frank and Cora become lovers.

  1581. La presencia africana en Hispanoamérica, Beatrice Stith Clark et al., 1 videocassette (31 min.), Chicago, Ill, 1987.
    Notes: LC Control Number: 87705779 /F
    Performer Note: Narrator, Ariel F. Zapata
    Contents: pt. 1. La presencia africana en Ecuador y Venezuela -- pt. 2. La presencia africana en Colombia -- pt. 3. Aspectos de la cultura afrohispana en tres países hispanoamericanos.
    Abstract: Presents an overview of the history, current world, and culture of the peoples of African descent in Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela. The first two parts deal with the occupations and daily lives of the people and the third part shows that those of African heritage recognize and appreciate their roots which embrace religion, art, folklore, music, and poetry.

  1582. Primavera de la vida, Arne Mattson et al., 1 videocassette (70 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Nicole Berger, Folke Sundquist, Pedro Laxalt.
    Abstract: This film takes place in the Falkland Islands which were formerly part of Argentina. Estela (Nicole Berger) and Mariano (Folke Sundquist) were secretly seeing each other unbeknownst to their parents. Estela came from a poor family, while Mariano's family was wealthy. Their parents hated each other and the conflict between the two families erupts when they discover the relationship.

  1583. La primera carga al machete The first charge of the machete, Adolfo Llauradó et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), New York, N.Y., 1986?
    Notes: Performer Note: Adolfo Llaurado, José Rodríquez, Idalia Anreus
    Added Title: The first charge of the machete.
    Abstract: In October 1868, Cuban peasants in Oriente Province take up machetes and rise up against the occupying Spanish forces.

  1584. Prisioneros de una noche, David José Kohon et al., 1 videocassette (78 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Alfredo Alarcón, María Vaner, Osvaldo Terranova.
    Abstract: Martín and Elsa meet one night after an auction and very quickly fall in love with one another. However, Elsa keeps getting harassed by a gentleman that lives in her apartment complex. Her fear and hate of this man makes her rather inhibited and vulnerable. When this man beats up Martín one night after trying to take away Elsa, an emotional battle begins, where someone is going to lose.

  1585. La prodiga, Mario Soffici et al., 1 videocassette XX min.), Argentina.

  1586. Prontuario de un argentino, Andrés Bufali et al., 1 videocassette, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Romualdo Quiroga, Miguel Angel Solá, Virginia Lago.

  1587. Psycho, Anthony Perkins et al., 1 videodisc (ca. 109 min.), Universal City, Ca, 1998.
    Notes: Performer Note: Anthony Perkins, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Janet Leigh, Martin Balsam, John McIntire
    Contents: Feature film -- The making of Psycho (c1997) / Universal Home Video; producer-writer-director, Laurent Bouzereau -- Supplementary material.
    Abstract: Horror melodrama in which a woman disappears after spending the night in an isolated motel which adjoins an eerie Victorian mansion, inhabited by a disturbed young man and his mother. Followed by a 'making of' documentary and other supplementary materials.

  1588. Pubis angelical de Manuel Puig, Alfredo Alcon et al., 1 videocassette (117 min.), United States, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Alfredo Alcón, Graciela Borges, Pepe Soriano, China Zorrilla.
    Abstract: While in her hospital bed, a woman reflects on her life and the roles men have played in her life, against a backdrop of Argentine political events.

  1589. Puente Alsina, José Agustín Ferreyra et al., 1 videocassette (60 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: José Gola, Delia Durruty, M. Gómez Bao.
    Abstract: Lydia, a very pretty lady, is not getting along with her boyfriend. When the two of them go to her father's construction site, Lydia flees from her boyfriend and falls in the water by accident. Fortunately, Edmundo, one of the men working there saves her and lets her rest in his place for the night. This quickly leads to an exciting new relationship for Lydia and Edmundo.

  1590. Puerta cerrada, Luis Saslavsky et al., 1 videocassette, Montevideo, Uruguay, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Libertad Lamarque, Angel Magaña, Agustín Irusta.

  1591. Puerto Rico, paradise invaded, Affonso Beato, Latin American Film Project, and Cinema Guild, 1 videocassette (30 min.), New York, 1986?
    Abstract: Surveys the history and contemporary reality of Puerto Rico. Examines the historical background and present-day relationship between Puerto Rico and the U.S., the impact of industrialization on the island, the historical background of the independence movement, and Puerto Rican life in New York City.

  1592. La pulga en la oreja, Francisco Guerrero et al., 1 videocassette (90 min.), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Zulma Faiad, Tristan, Ignacio Quirós, Christina del Valle.
    Abstract: Camilo, a carefree bachelor, lives with his Aunt Riamunda and Uncle Chamiso. He often visits a luxury hotel for the purpose of discrete amorous encounters. One day he leaves behind an intimate article which belongs to his uncle. When it is sent home by the hotel, it ends up in Raimunda's hands. She schemes to catch her husband by going to the hotel herself and surprising him when he arrives. The plan goes awry, but in the end, the truth comes out and the pair fall into each other's arms with renewed true love.

  1593. Pulp fiction, John Travolta et al., 1 videodisc (154 min.), S.l., Burbank, Calif, 1998?
    Notes: Performer Note: John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Uma Thurman, Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Amanda Plummer, Maria de Medeiros, Ving Rhames, Eric Stolz, Rosanna Arquette, Christopher Walken, Bruce Willis.
    Abstract: Clever, dark film that tells 4 separate stories that are gradually brought together. Involved are two low-rent hit men, their boss and his sexy wife, a prizefighter and a pair of desperate robbers.

  1594. Que dios me perdone, Alex Phillips et al., 1 videocassette (97 min.), Stanford, CA, 1995.
    Notes: Performer Note: Fernando Soler, Maria Felix, Julian Soler.

  1595. Qué hacer con mis hijos?, Alberto Mariscal et al., 1 videocassette (76 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Jorge Martínez de Hoyos, Norma Angélica, Miguel Manzano.
    Abstract: The daily life of the Santos family is one of chaos: with married children living in the household, their mother has her hands full just keeping track of her own kids. The family is thrown in further chaos one day when it is discovered that they have won the lottery, and a lengthy discussion begins as to the best use for the money. The next day, one grown son plays a joke on his married brother, placing a lipstick-covered handkerchief in his coat pocket, and throwing the brother's wife into hysteria. A full day of explanation is required to rectify the matter. Such adventures continue day after day in the active household.

  1596. Que hago con la criatura?, Ramón Peón et al., 1 videocassette (69 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Leopoldo Ortin, Gloria Morell, Ramón Armengod.
    Abstract: After having been evicted from his apartment, a humble man seeks refuge in any place possible in a small Mexican town. Upon waking up in a deserted building, he discovers an abandoned child along with a large sum of money and instructions on what to do with the child. Feeling a sense of obligation, he decides to look after the child and later is forced to be the child's guardian when he becomes caught in a kidnapping scheme.

  1597. Que haremos con Papa?, Rafael Baledón et al., 1 videocassette (97 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Aruturo de Córdova, Marga Lopez, César Costa.
    Abstract: Sr. Gomez, an executive in a Mexican brewery, leads a complicated life. He has two wives, neither of whom knows about the other. His two sons, one by each of the wives, both work at the brewery and pursue the same girl in an endless display of machismo. The girl leads them both to believe she is interested in them, and the competition continues. Things get particularly difficult when the wives meet and manage not to discover their common husband; however, the charade cannot continue indefinitely.

  1598. Que he hecho yo para merecer esto? What have I done to deserve this?, Pedro Almodóvar et al., 1 videocassette (100 min.), New York, NY, 1988.
    Notes: Performer Note: Carmen Maura, Luis Hostalot, Gonzalo Suarez, Veronica Forque
    Added Title: What have I done to deserve this?
    Abstract: Gloria, a very resourceful working class housewife, is a true feminist heroine who's on the go 18 hours a day, trying to keep her outrageously wacky family afloat.

  1599. Que noche de casamiento, Enrique Carreras et al., 1 videocassette (70 min.), Argentina, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Francisco Charmiello, Analía Gade, Tito Clemente.

  1600. Que Rico el Mambo, Amalia Aguilar and Perez Prado, 1 videocassette (105 min.).

  1601. Que viene mi marido!, Chano Urueta et al., 1 videocassette (86 min.), Harlingen, Tex, 1996.
    Notes: Performer Note: Arturo de Cordova, Joaquin Pardavé, Domingo Soler.
    Abstract: An older man returns to Mexico after traveling throughout the world. He comes to stay with his compadre and his goddaughter. She has a boyfriend who is a medical student, but her godfather doesn't like him because he discovers he is in love with her himself. He proposes to her and she rejects him; he leaves and soon dies of a chronic illness, leaving a huge sum of money to her that will only become hers when she is a widow so that she will enjoy the money alone.

  1602. Que vivan los crotos, Ana Puliak et al., 1 videocassette (75 min.), Argentina, 199-.
    Notes: Performer Note: Bepo Ghezzi, Filiberto Sati, Uda Conti.
    Abstract: José Américo "Bepo" Ghezzi, an unemplyed anarchist stonecutter, leaves town one day in 1930, not to return until 1955. For 25 years, he walks about with no other destination than that which is staked out by the railroad tracks, immersing himself in the silent world of the hobos. It is there that he meets the Frenchman, a teacher of life who leaves an indelible mark on him. In his home town, meantime, his friends and a woman await him, puttin together their own, different and sometimes opposed lives. Sixty years later, facing a camara, they relive their loves and visions of the world in a kind of cllage of glances and dreams in which the key element is the question everybondy poses: Is freedom possible?

  1603. Queridas amigas, Pedro Orgamibide et al., 1 videocassette (80 min.), Montevideo, 19??
    Notes: Performer Note: Luisina Brando, Dora Baret, Graciela Dufau.
    Abstract: One of three best friends, Isabel, tracks down and gets in touch with the other two, Mary and Esther. They reminisce about old times and share the new experiences of their marriages and motherhood.

  1604. A Question of conscience the murder of the Jesuit priests in El Salvador, Laura Brown et al., 1 videocassette (47 min.), Ne