WorldCat Identities

Savalas, Telly 1924-1994

Works: 355 works in 1,042 publications in 9 languages and 15,097 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  War films  Comedy films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Musical films  Spy films  Bible films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Other, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Telly Savalas
The dirty dozen by Robert Aldrich( Visual )

38 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve tough criminals will be offered absolution if they undertake a suicide mission into Nazi Germany. Based on E.M. Nathanson's book
On her majesty's secret service by Peter Hunt( Visual )

124 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Bond goes undercover in the treacherous Swiss Alps and becomes involved in artillery-laden ski pursuits, incredible stunts and thrills. James finds love with the beautiful and seductive Tracy Di Vicenzo. But first Bond must stop the evil genius Blofeld from realising a germ warfare plot could kill millions
Kelly's heroes by Brian G Hutton( Visual )

56 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World War II soldiers learn of a fortune of gold bars that the Germans have stashed in enemy territory, and decide to steal the loot
Cape Fear by J. Lee Thompson( Visual )

22 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ex-con is determined to wreak bloody revenge on the small-town lawyer who helped send him to jail
The Muppet movie by Jim Henson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a fine day not so long ago, Kermit the Frog was playing and singing in the swamp. A lost Hollywood talent agent hears him, and tells him he has talent. Therefore, Kermit sets out for Hollywood to find fame and fortune. Along the way Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, the Electric Mayhem band, and the romantically inclined Miss Piggy join him. Fast food magnate Doc Hopper--who is determined to enlist Kermit as spokes-frog for his southern fried frog-leg restaurants--also follows him. Doc Hopper employs all means underhand to suborn Kermit, including abducting Miss Piggy. Kermit must make a choice between stopping Hopper and dashing the other Muppets dreams of the big time
Battle of the Bulge by Ethel Snowden( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in English and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In December of 1944 the defeat of Nazi Germany seemed imminent after five tragic years of war. But suddenly, the Allies were faced with a ferocious surprise attack by the Germans on the Belgian front. With deadly new tanks, fresh troops and a cunning commander, the Third Reich was about to make one last vicious assault that could easily turn the tide of World War II and perhaps history. In this last encounter, there were over 700 fighting men, 52 Tiger tanks and enough authentic guns and weapons to equip a real army
Mackenna's gold by J. Lee Thompson( Visual )

31 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Arizona Territory of the 1870's, Marshal Sam Mackenna is the only living person who knows the tortuous route to the fabulous "Canon del Oro". During his journey, Mackenna is captured by Colorado, a brutal Mexican bandit who has long sought his death. But, if Mackenna is to lead the cutthroat gang to the lost treasure, Colorado must keep him alive
Capricorn One by Peter Hyams( Visual )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three astronauts are forced by NASA to participate in an elaborate hoax. Capricorn One makes the first 'manned' mission to Mars but the astronauts remain on Earth to be filmed in a studio made up to look like the Martian surface. When the empty capsule burns up on re-entry, the world believes the astronauts to be dead. A struggle ensues between the government and the astronauts whose very existence incriminates NASA
Massacre at Fort Holman & Hot lead( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Massacre at Fort Holman: During the Civil War a Union colonel seeks revenge against the man who killed his wife during a Confederate raid against Fort Holman
The greatest story ever told by George Stevens( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2011 in English and German and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"....Esta gloriosa película épica es una inspiradora recreación a gran escala de la vida de Jesús de Nazareth, desde su humilde nacimiento y sus enseñanzas hasta su crucifixión y asombrosa resurección. Producida espléndidamente con un costo de 20 millones de dólares - una gran cantidad para ese tiempo - y honrada con nominaciones a cinco Premios de la Academia en 1965, esta excepcional película es exquisitamente hermosa. Ahora completamente restaurada a su original brillantez cinematográfica con intermedio y obertura, verdaderamente se trata de La Más Grande Historia Jamás Contada."--Envase
The twilight zone( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of tales which range from comic to tragic, but most often have a wicked sense of humor and are filled with unexpected twists. Includes a bonus episode of American Masters profiling Rod Serling
Horror express by Christopher Lee( Visual )

47 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a frozen specimen of what may be the missing link is discovered in Manchuria, an English anthropologist supervises its transport aboard the Trans-Siberian Express
The scalphunters by Sydney Pollack( Visual )

24 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crusty, frontier-wise fur trapper loses his hard-earned cargo of pelts to a band of "friendly" Kiowas in exchange for a runaway slave they have captured. The educated, city-bred runaway is as determined to get his freedom as the trapper is to get his furs back. Enter a band of marauding scalphunters and all hell breaks loose
Kojak( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Telly Savalas stars in his Emmy and Golden Globe-winning role as the lollipop-sucking sleuth Lt. Theo Kojak. Includes all 22 first season episodes on 3 double-sided DVDs
The slender thread( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member 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
Remembering Ellis Island everyman's monument by Thomas Bull( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most comprehensive documentary of the Ellis Island story in all its complexity. We take you behind the scenes into the memory-haunted ruins of unrestored Ellis Island
The assassination bureau( Visual )

7 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Victorian-era London, this amusing farce concerns a society of international assassins. In 1906 a lady journalist breaks up an international gang of professional killers by falling in love with their leader. Based on an idea from the book The Assassination Bureau Limited by Jack London and Robert Fish
Pancho Villa Mexican revolutionary by Eugenio Martín( Visual )

28 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born and raised in the poverty of the Mexican hills, Pancho Villa began his career as a cattle thief and bandit, but ended his life as a champion of Mexico's peasants and a national hero
Robert Frank the complete film works by Robert Frank( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pull my daisy: A short fictional film in which a married couple, Neal and Carolyn Cassady, hang out with their friends, including several beat poets and a "square" bishop
Wild west box( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Town Called Hell, 88 min, immediately following the Mexican revolution, Pofirio Diaz sends soldiers and spies to track doen the legendary freedom fighter Aguila. Eagle's Wing, 103 min., Easterner Pike struggles as a trapper to survive in the wilderness and steals a miraculous stallion from the Comanche Indians
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The dirty dozen
Alternative Names
Aristoteles Savalas


Savalas, Aristotelis.

Savalas Aristotle 1924-1994

Savalas, Telly

Savalas, Telly 1924-1994

Teli Savalas

Telly Savalas acteur américain

Telly Savalas aktor amerykański

Telly Savalas Amerikaans filmacteur

Telly Savalas attore statunitense

Telly Savalas US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Τέλι Σαβάλας

Савалас, Телли

Тели Савалас

Թելլի Սավալաս

טלי סוואלס

تلی ساوالاس

টেলি সাভালাস





Kelly's heroesCape FearCapricorn OneThe assassination bureauRobert Frank the complete film works