WorldCat Identities

Silva, David 1917-1976

Overview
Works: 57 works in 116 publications in 4 languages and 1,009 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  History  Western films 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by David Silva
El Topo by Alejandro Jodorowsky ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First part of the film follows El Topo, a gunfighter and his seven year old son on their journey across the desert as they come upon a massacre and hunt down the killers. The second part shows the death of El Topo, and the rise of his son to fill his place
Espaldas mojadas by Alejandro Galindo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A timeless and poignant tale dramatizing the plight of Mexican migrant workers in the U.S. Rafael, in trouble and in need of work, crosses the border to a new life. He does not adapt to life in the U.S. though and ultimately returns to Mexico
Campeon sin corona ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1946 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young ice cream vendor, Roberto Terranova, witnesses a child being beaten and comes to his aid by physically overpowering the aggressor. His strength and natural ability catches the eye of a well-known boxing trainer. Considering him a diamond in the rough, he aims to put Roberto in the professional ring. But Roberto finds that his personal challenges must be overcome before he can achieve professional greatness
Tacos al carbon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vicente Fernández, el popular astro Mexicano, brilla en uno de sus mejores papeles en esta pelc̕ula inolvidable. Una emocionante y sensitiva historia de amor donde aparecen enlazados la pasin̤ de su protagonista por la música y por la mujer de su sueños. Disfrute viendo esta película que tiene por fondo la vida y a folklore de los barrios Mexicanos donde crecen sus personajes. Una pelc̕ula que no puede usted dejar de ver
Soy puro mexicano ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While the rest of the world is at war, Mexicans are leading their normal lives, going to work, having fun, going to bullfights. However, spies from foreign powers follow to Mazatlan a beautiful ballerina who is a counterspy. Passions and intrigue make for a complicated situation
Han matado a Tongolele ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"La bailarina Tongolele va a casarse con un periodista, lo cual molesta mucho al empresario del club, que cree que va a perder a su estrella. El mago Cheng ama a Tongolele y al saber que se va a casar lo atacan los celos y planea asesinarla, pero se equivoca y mata a una de las coristas. Al llegar la policía a investigar, se culpa al empresario pero al seguir la investigación encuentran una de las uñas del mago, aclarándose todo."--Publisher's website
Flor de durazno ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a humble rancher's family destroyed by the ambition and lust of the rich
Alucarda ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A strange friendship develops between two girls, Justine and Alucarda, and their relationship destroys the lives of those around them in a torrent of blood, death and damnation
Una familia de tantas by Alejandro Galindo ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1948 and 1996 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The order and tranquility of the Cataño family is shaken when a vacuum cleaner salesman knocks on their door trying to sell his modern product. The young daughter, Maru, is enchanted by the salesman and from that moment on dreams of breaking free of her conservative family. This film reflects social change in urban 20th century Mexico due to the rise of the middle class
The brainiac ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Mexican sorcerer, burned at the stake in 1661, returns after 300 years to take revenge on the descendents of his executioners
Heroe a la fuerza el párpado caído ; El pistolero desconocido : el comandante Tijerinaj ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Heroe a la Fuerza (ca. 85 min.): A surviving identical twin must figure out who he is when he awakes from a coma. El Pistolero Desconocido (ca. 91 min.): A sheriff impersonates a fallen bank robber to save his father and wife
La furia de un dios by Humberto Zurita ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La furia de un dios: The story unfolds at the time of the creation of the fishing cooperatives in the Yucatán. Claudio O'Riley, the head of one of these cooperatives, experiences power at a young age, a power which, without his realizing, is driving him to isolation and madness
La mansion de la Locura ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A journalist is sent to investigate an insane asylum located in a remote forest
El asesino enmascarado El charro de las calaveras ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El asesino enmascarado: Un asesino enmascarado que roba caballos tiene aterrorrizados a toda una región. El comandante de los rurales manda a tres hombres a investigar los crimines
Fe, Esperanza y Caridad tres historias de Luis Alcoriza = Faith, Hope and Charity : three stories by Luis Alcoriza ( Visual )
in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Las tres virtudes son sospechosas de faltas a la moral: fe, esperanza, y caridad
El Barón del terror ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Burned at the stake in 1661 as a sorcerer, a baron curses the descendants of his accusers. When a comet passes over the site 300 years later, he returns as a brain-eating monster
Ventarron ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thief and murderer "Ventarron" has escaped from prison. His enemy "El Rubi" is taking advantage of his absence by conquering his women and turning the city into chaos
Señora Tentación ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musical melodrama about a composer who fights to leave his mother, sister, and girlfriend in order to flee with Hortensia, a famous singer
Ellas también son rebeldes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"La trágica muerte de la hija de los Elizondo, una desgracia más en una serie de crímenes y violentos asesinatos y suicidios, termina por involucrar a la inocente Teresa, hija del eminente siquiatra Gabriel Rentería y quien se ve agobiada por el acoso de la prensa"--Container
Regalo de reyes ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two families, one far richer than the other, live in neighboring houses. The impudent and spoiled children of the richer family continually flaunt their possessions and money, making the two poor family's sons, one a grown man, ever more frustrated. When this older son refuses the insincere generosity of his neighbor one day, one of the rich family's daughters begins to understand her family's arrogance and seeks to make amends
 
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Languages
Spanish (52)
English (19)
French (1)
Slave (1)