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Silliphant, Stirling 1918-1996

Overview
Works: 277 works in 636 publications in 8 languages and 11,133 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Biography  Police films  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Creator, Producer, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Writer of accompanying material, Performer, Other, wrt
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about Stirling Silliphant
Publications by Stirling Silliphant
Publications by Stirling Silliphant, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Stirling Silliphant
 
Most widely held works by Stirling Silliphant
In the heat of the night by Norman Jewison( visu )
56 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,479 libraries worldwide
A black homicide expert is asked to help solve the murder of a wealthy businessman in a small town
The Poseidon adventure by Ronald Neame( visu )
26 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 926 libraries worldwide
A group of passengers struggle to survive and escape when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea
The enforcer by William Robert Daly( visu )
17 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 875 libraries worldwide
Detective Harry Callahan has a new partner, Inspector Kate Moore, who has two jobs: tracking down a band of armed-and-wacko terrorists and winning Harry's confidence
Shaft by Gordon Parks( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 835 libraries worldwide
Detective John Shaft is hired by a Harlem mobster to find his kidnapped teenage daughter and finds himself up against some Mafia chieftains who want to take over a chunk of the black underworld's uptown territory
Charly by Ralph Nelson( visu )
9 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and French and held by 706 libraries worldwide
A mentally retarded man becomes a genius after experimental brain surgery, developing a romance with his former special-education teacher before lapsing back into retardation
The towering inferno by John Guillermin( visu )
30 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 657 libraries worldwide
On the night of the dedication ceremony of the world's tallest skyscraper, a raging blaze breaks out, threatening the party-goers
Village of the damned by Wolf Rilla( visu )
20 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Village of the damned: A shocking tale of strange, emotionless children who plot to destroy their small English village. Children of the damned: Six children that no one seems to know where they came from and when a psychologist attempts to find out the future of mankind is placed in jeopardy
The grass harp by Charles Matthau( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Following the death of his parents, teenaged Collin Fenwick is sent to live with his father's cousins in a small Southern town in the 1930s
Route 66 ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
In search of excitement, two young men--sheltered Yale graduate Tod Stiles and tough guy Buz Murdock--traverse the famed Route 66, which stretches from Chicago to Santa Monica, where they encounter people from all walks of life. Shot entirely on location around the country
Shaft in Africa by John Guillermin( visu )
11 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Detective John Shaft is persuaded by diplomats at the United Nations to track down a slave-trading operation. This is the third film in the Shaft series
Over the top ( visu )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Down-on-his-luck big-rig trucker Lincoln Hawk goes under the glaring Las Vegas lights for all the boisterous action of the World Armwrestling Championships. Relying on his wits and will power, he struggles to rebuild his life, going after the World Armwrestling Championship's first-place prize money, and the love of the son he abandoned years earlier
Murphy's war ( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Murphy wages his own war against a German submarine in the Caribbean during World War II
The slender thread ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
A woman takes an overdose of prescription pills and calls a crisis clinic for help. A college volunteer tries to keep the suicidal woman on the line while asking the police to trace the call. Stirling Silliphant wrote the screenplay based upon an actual incident
The Joe Louis story ( visu )
13 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of the life story of "The Black Bomber" Joe Louis who became a World Heavyweight Champion and defended his title for twelve years- longer than any fighter before or since. Includes actual footage from his greatest fights, including matches with Rocky Marciano, Max Schmeling, Primo Carnera, Max Baer, and Jim Braddock
The new centurions ( visu )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
While attending law school, a young man decides to join the Los Angeles Police Department, changing his life forever
Marlowe by Paul Bogart( visu )
4 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
An entertaining baffler of missing persons, blackmail and ice-pick murders
Columbia Pictures film noir classics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
[The brothers Rico] A businessman and husband is contacted by his former organized crime boss, and is drawn back into the danger of the mob, putting his family on the line
Columbia Pictures film noir classics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
The sniper: San Francisco delivery van driver Edward Miller is unable to control his hatred of the women who reject him and the intense jealousy he feels whenever he sees lovers together. When he goes on a killing spree, the police must try and discover who he is. The big heat: A policeman is driven by grief to wage a relentless vendetta against a mobster. 5 against the house: Four Korean war vets dream up a college prank to rob a casino, convincing the girlfriend of one of them to help. Problems arise when one of the vets, who suffers from a war injury, turns the prank serious. The lineup: Police track two ruthless killers across San Francisco. Murder by contract: A hit man discovers his next target is a woman
Route 66 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
In search of excitement, two young men--sheltered Yale graduate Tod Stiles and tough guy Buz Murdock--traverse the famed Route 66, which stretches from Chicago to Santa Monica, where they encounter people from all walks of life. Shot entirely on location around the country
Alfred Hitchcock presents ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Poison: "James Donald, co-ower of a Malaysian plantation, is reading in bed when a deadly snake crawls onto his stomach and goes to sleep. Donald must not move...must ot cough...must remain calm if he hopes to survive. but the one man in a position to help is a two-legged snake--his sardonic partner Wendell Corey--who has his eye on Donald's business and his girl"--Container
 
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Silliphant, Sterling.
Silliphant, Sterling, 1918-1996
Silliphant, Stirling Dale.
シリファント, スターリング
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