WorldCat Identities

Silva, Henry 1928-

Overview
Works: 153 works in 283 publications in 4 languages and 7,098 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Western films  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Parodies, imitations, etc  History  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Artist, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Henry Silva
The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and German and held by 3,115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Among the most taut and influential thrillers ever produced, director John Frankenheimer's The Manchurian Candidate is a bleak, mordant spy thriller in which communist brainwashing and mother love make a potentially lethal combination. Plagued by recurring nightmares, a shell-shocked career soldier (Frank Sinatra) begins to suspect that a fellow GI (Laurence Harvey) is not in fact a war hero, but rather a brainwashed enemy operative. If he's right, can he figure out his old pal's mission? Frankenheimer made a pair of disturbing, noirish masterpieces in the early '60s; this film and Seconds. Both offer subversive visions of modern society and the illusions it perpetuates, but The Manchurian Candidate benefits from a superior cast. In a film filled with exceptional performances, Angela Lansbury stands out, brilliantly alternating between the simpering, supportive wife and mother she plays in public and the steely, ruthless puppet master she is behind the scenes. Featuring crisp, expressionistic black and white cinematography and an early -- for Hollywood -- bout of onscreen martial arts, The Manchurian Candidate is a textbook on how to construct an unforgettable and thought-provoking political thriller
Ghost dog the way of the samurai by Jim Jarmusch ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
East meets West in this hip-hop infused samurai-gangster pic in which Forest Whitaker plays a professional killer who goes by the name of Ghost Dog and who lives by the age-old code of the Samurai. When Ghost Dog's code is dangerously betrayed by the dysfunctional mafia family that occasionally employs him, he must find a way to defend himself without breaking the code of the Samurai
Above the law by Andrew Davis ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and Spanish and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Chicago cop realizes he is on to something big as suspects collared in a recent drug raid are allowed to walk and he is asked to turn in his badge
White Fang to the rescue ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
White Fang has to fight wild bears and a gold thief to save the life of a young boy
Cinderfella by Frank Tashlin ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hard working and honest lad is mistreated by his wicked stepmother and his two boorish stepbrothers. Miracles do happen with wizardry and magic his Fairy Godfather manages to transform the klutzy fella into an eligible, handsome bachelor, ready to win the hand of a suitable Princess Charming!
Code of silence ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the daughter of an underworld don is kidnapped and used as a pawn in the drug war, Detective Sergeant Eddie Cusack must rectify the situation. Cusack takes on the underground gang himself with the help of a remote controlled robot defense vehicle that is armed with three TV cameras, machine guns, a cannon, and a grenade launcher
Ocean's eleven by Steven Soderbergh ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New Year's Eve in Las Vegas. Roulette wheels spin and the champaign fizzes. It's the perfect time to steal a kiss or a $25 chip. But for Danny Ocean and his 10 partners in crime, it's the perfect moment to steal millions. Danny devises a scheme to knock out power to the Vegas strip, electronically rig five big casinos vaults and raid them all at the same time
Sharky's machine ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom Sharky, an undercover cop, is on a tough narcotics assignment and finds the game is rigged against him. He blows his cover by blowing away a drug dealer on a crowded bus, and buys himself a one-way ticket to Vice Squad duty
The law and Jake Wade ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jake Wade is an ex-badman gone straight who repays an old debt by helping his former partner Clint break out of jail - an act of loyalty he soon regrets, as Clint has vengeance, not gratitude, on his mind
Allan Quatermain and the lost city of gold ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When his brother disappears in Africa, stalwart explorer Allan Quatermain postpones his wedding and sets off on a trek to find him
The outer limits. the original series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthology type science fiction television program with a different cast each week
4 film favorites Ocean's collection ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ocean's twelve (125 min.): Set three years after Ocean's 11, this sequel shows us Danny Ocean gathering up his complete gang of con artists and thieves from the first film in New York City before they all jet off to Amsterdam, Rome, and Paris to pull off three seperate heists. All the while, the boys must deal with increasing pressure from a very mad Terry Benedict, a dedicated Europol agent, and a mysterious French rival simply called Dinner Jacket
Alligator ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pet baby alligator is flushed into the sewers, where he survives by feeding off experimental lab animals and becomes a 32-foot monster that devours humans and animals alike. Now it's up to one detective to prove it exists, before it's too late!
Steven Seagal collection 4 film favorites ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Under siege: Aboard the battleship Missouri, a surprise party for the President evolves into an attack by mercenaries in league with the Captain with the plan of stealing the nuclear warheads
Above the law Hard to kill by Steven Seagal ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Above the law: Steven Seagal plays Nico Toscani, a tough as nails Chicago cop who, bounced from the force, dares to fight drug runners and other lowlifes on their own lethal terms. Hard to kill: A volatile tale of a gunned down L.A. detective, Mason Storm (Steven Seagal), who awakens from a coma determined to find his would be killers
Lust in the dust ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lust in the dust : It's 1884 and legend has it that there's gold buried near sleepy Chili Verde, New Mexico, and there's not a soul in town who's not after it. -- Beyond Therapy : an insane and fast-paced romantic comedy about a bizarre dinner date among Bruce and Prudence, and their lunatic therapists, and Bruce's jealous, gun-wielding homosexual lover Bob, and a whole group of very odd New York characters.--Container
The hills run red ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the end of the Civil War, a confederate soldier Jerry Brewster (Thomas Hunter) is jailed for a heist engineered by his buddy Ken Seagull (Nando Gazzolo), who escapes with the loot and builds quite a fortune for himself. Upon his release five years later, Brewster realizes he's been double-crossed...and vows revenge! He teams up with a stranger named Getz (Dan Duryea) to brawl and shoot his way through Seagull's henchmen and finally settle the score with his old partner-in-crime
Lassie, the painted hills White Fang to the rescue ( Visual )
in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lassie: the painted hills: Lassie outsmarts a band of ruthless villains who are searching for gold in Oregon's Cascade Mountains
Virus ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A military-engineered virus, released during a plane crash, kills the entire human population. The only survivors are scientists in Antarctica, who desperately try to find a cure and save what is left of the planet from further destruction
La mala ordina ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Luca Carnali is a small-time mobster and pimp who ends up, through no fault of his own, in a web of a settlement of scores between two main men in the Mafia and is forced to fight against two killers from New York who were sent to Italy to eliminate him. The second film in a triology by Fernando Di Leo
 
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Alternative Names
Sylva, Henry, 1928-
Languages
English (101)
Italian (2)
Spanish (1)
German (1)
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