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Silliphant, Stirling 1918-1996

Overview
Works: 294 works in 674 publications in 6 languages and 11,604 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Detective and mystery films  History  Fiction  Police films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Creator, Producer, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Writer of accompanying material, wrt, Performer, Other
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 )
54 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,552 libraries worldwide
A small town Southern sheriff finds himself in an uneasy alliance with a big-city black homicide detective as they investigate a murder
The Poseidon adventure by Ronald Neame( visu )
14 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 936 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 908 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 John Singleton( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 864 libraries worldwide
Shaft: John Shaft, a private investigator, is hired by a Harlem crime boss to find his kidnapped daughter. During his investigation, Shaft uncovers a Mafia plot 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 671 libraries worldwide
Charly, a gentle retarded man, is befriended by his nightschool teacher, who persuades a famous clinic to do experimental neuro-surgery on him to improve his learning capabilities. The results are spectacular at first, and Charly learns also to handle his emotional growth, but soon he must deal with a frightening discovery
The towering inferno by John Guillermin( visu )
22 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in English and Italian 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 John Carpenter( visu )
13 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Village of the damned: A shocking tale of strange, emotionless children who plot to destroy their small English village
The grass harp by Charles Matthau( visu )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Following the death of his parents, young Collin Fenwick comes to a small southern town to live with his father's cousins, Verena and Dolly Talbo. He soon discovers that the Talbo household is anything but normal. Verena rules the house, as well as the entire town, with a stern hand. Meanwhile, her older sister Dolly charms Collin with her gentle, romantic spirit. To escape Verena's oppression, Dolly, Collin and the Talbo's eccentric maid, Catherine, run away to an old tree house in the woods. But their adventure sparks a series of events that will change not just their lives, but the future of the entire town as well
Over the top ( visu )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and French and held by 244 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
Shaft in Africa by John Guillermin( visu )
10 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and German and held by 217 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
Murphy's war ( visu )
7 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Murphy wages his own war against a German submarine in the Caribbean during World War II
The Jackie Robinson story ( visu )
16 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
The story of a boy who traded his violin for a pair of boxing gloves and went on to become the world's heavyweight champion. Includes original fight footage
The slender thread ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and held by 174 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 reported in Time Magazine
Route 66 ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 168 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
Marlowe by Paul Bogart( visu )
4 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Five hundred bucks doesn't come easily for private eye Philip Marlowe. But when it comes by way of a bribe, it might as well be five cents. He rejects Winslow Wong and his offer of cash... and Wong promptly karates the detective's office into a junk pile
Columbia Pictures film noir classics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 144 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
The new centurions ( visu )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 143 libraries worldwide
While attending law school, a young man decides to join the Los Angeles Police Department, changing his life forever
Route 66 ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 142 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
Route 66 ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 130 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
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
 
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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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