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Silliphant, Stirling 1918-1996

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In the heat of the night by Norman Jewison( visu )
91 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,732 libraries worldwide
Virgil Tibbs is a renowned homicide detective from Philadelphia returning to Mississippi in the sweltering summer to visit his mother, when a rich factory owner is found dead. The industrialist was white, Tibbs is black and in the Deep South at the time, that is enough reason for the local cops to arrest him on suspicion murder. After his identity and credentials are established, the Chief of Police lets Tibbs go and attempts to enlist his help in solving the case. An uneasy and complicated relationship develops between the southern Sheriff and the city slicker. Sidney Poitier stars as the superior sleuth who rediscovers the small town racism he escaped through his education. Rod Steiger is the local sheriff who is forced to examine his own prejudices and repent them
Charly by Ralph Nelson( visu )
14 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,330 libraries worldwide
A mentally challenged 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 )
32 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,041 libraries worldwide
The opening night gala at the world's tallest building, located in San Francisco, turns deadly for guests who become trapped on the 129th floor when a fire breaks out on the lower levels due to faulty wiring
The Poseidon adventure by Paul Gallico( visu )
23 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,018 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 )
21 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 577 libraries worldwide
"When Detective Harry Callahan stops a liquor store hostage standoff in his own no-nonsense way, he gets busted back to personnel. But not for long. When terrorists rob an arms warehouse and go on a blood-soaked extortion spree, San Francisco's leaders quickly seek out Callahan"--Container. This is the third of five Dirty Harry films. Tyne Daly co-stars as Harry's new partner
Sudden impact by Clint Eastwood( visu )
4 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 437 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
Village of the damned by Wolf Rilla( visu )
15 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 406 libraries worldwide
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
Over the top by Ringling Bros( visu )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and French and held by 274 libraries worldwide
A trucker yanks his snooty son out of military school and goes to Las Vegas to arm-wrestle
The grass harp by Claibe Richardson( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
After his mother's death, Collin Fenwick goes to live with his father's cousins, the wealthy, avaricious, and controlling Verena Talbo, and her compliant, earthy sister Dolly. When a city slicker comes to town and convinces Verena to market Dolly's locally-famous tonic, Dolly finally gets some backbone, refuses to divulge the formula, and heads for a tree house with Collin and Catherine, the loyal maid
Murphy's war by Peter Yates( visu )
8 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
Irish merchant seaman Murphy is the only survivor of a WWII German U-boat attack in tropical waters. He is rescued by a French oil engineer, and after recovering, decides to mend a plane and wreck vengeance on the submarine
Shaft in Africa by John Guillermin( visu )
14 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 208 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
The slender thread ( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 191 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 )
17 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of the life story of "The Black Bomber" Joe Louis who became one of the world's greatest heavyweight boxing champions. Includes actual fight footage
Marlowe by Paul Bogart( visu )
7 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 172 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
4 film favorites ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Sudden impact: Responding to cries of police brutality, Harry Callahan's bosses send him on an out-of-town assignment, tracking a traumatized rape victim who coldly guns down her bygone attackers
Route 66 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 166 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 )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 148 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 new centurions by Joseph Wambaugh( visu )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 148 libraries worldwide
While attending law school, a young man decides to join the Los Angeles Police Department, changing his life forever
Film noir classics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 128 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
Shaft by John Singleton( visu )
1 edition published in 1973 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Le détective John Shaft se voit cette fois-ci forcé d'aider une nation africaine à démanteler un réseau de trafiquants d'esclaves. Cette mission, loin d'être de tout repos, le change de ses missions habituelles dans les rues glauques de Harlem
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Alternative Names
Silliphant, Sterling.
Silliphant, Sterling 1918-1996
Silliphant, Stirling Dale.
Stirling Silliphant Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1918-1996)
Stirling Silliphant scénariste, producteur, compositeur et réalisateur américain
Stirling Silliphant sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico statunitense
Stirling Silliphant US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor, Filmproduzent und Filmregisseur
Stirling Silliphanta americký scenárista a filmový producent
Стёрлинг Силлифант
סטירלינג סילפנט
استرلینگ سیلیفنت فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی
シリファント, スターリング
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