WorldCat Identities

Da Silva, Howard 1909-1986

Works: 154 works in 389 publications in 4 languages and 11,798 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Romance films  Biographical films  War films  Musical films  Film noir  Made-for-TV movies  Original cast recordings 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Costume designer, Narrator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Howard Da Silva
The great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and held by 1,933 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner on Long Island, finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his landlord, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby. He is drawn into Gatsby's circle and becomes a witness to obsession and tragedy
1776 by Sherman Edwards( Visual )

23 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in English and held by 1,807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the Boston Harbor still stained from over-taxed British tea, a revolution is brewing in the colonies! And now England has thousands of troops headed for America's shores to squelch her subjects' freedom-loving spirit! It's up to John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson to convince a stubborn congress of British colonists to unite as American patriots turn the inevitable war with England into a Declaration of Independence!
The lost weekend by Billy Wilder( Visual )

15 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A would-be writer's dissatisfaction with his life leads him on a three-day binge. This film gives an uncompromising look at the devastating effects of alcoholism
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

26 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The action takes place in the Oklahoma territory, in the days just after the turn of the 20th century
Mommie dearest by Paramount( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of legendary movie star Joan Crawford as she struggles for her career and battles the inner demons of her private life. This torment manifests itself into her relationships with her adopted children, Christina and Christopher
The Missiles of October by Martin Sheen( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962. Looks at the tension and decision making process President Kennedy and his staff endured trying to make a firm point about Cuba while keeping the US out of nuclear war with the Soviet Union
David and Lisa by Frank Perry( Visual )

13 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Painfully shy Lisa can communicate only through rhyme, and David cannot bear being touched. They meet in a mental institution and are strongly attracted to each other. They develop a deep bond that changes both of their lives
They live by night by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

30 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They live by night: Three prisoners flee from a state prison farm in Mississippi. Among them is 23-years-young Bowie, who spent the last seven years in prison and now hopes to be able to prove his innocence or retire to a home in the mountains and live in peace together with his new love, Kitty. But his criminal companions persuade him to participate in several heists, and soon the police believe him to be their leader and go after "Bowie the Kid" harder than ever
Unconquered by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

9 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in English and French and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peace-loving Chris Holden is a militiaman who buys and then frees beautiful indentured servant Abby Hale. When a supplier of illegal firearms covets Abby for himself, he sparks a vicious battle between an Indian tribe and a few brave colonists
Border incident by Anthony Mann( Visual )

10 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mexico-California border is the power-keg setting for a tale of government agents versus greed and murder
Kung fu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventure continues for Kwai Chang Caine, a Shoalin priest trained in the wisdom and warfare of China's ancients, following life's path in the American west of the later 1800s
Oklahoma! : original cast album by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiorello! : original Broadway cast by Jerry Bock( Recording )

9 editions published between 1959 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winning the 1959 Pulitzer Prize for drama, the Broadway show based on the life and times of New York City's mayor, Fiorello La Guardia, was the first success for composer/lyricist team of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick
Abe Lincoln in Illinois by John Cromwell( Visual )

3 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Views Lincoln's life, from his early days as a young woodsman to his election to the Presidency in 1860. Includes his first love, his marriage, his early law practice, and his debates with Douglas
Blue Dahlia by George Marshall( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A returning war veteran finds his faithless wife murdered and himself a suspect
Verna, USO girl by Paul Gallico( Visual )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award-winner Sissy Spacek is Verna, a kindhearted - but not particularly talented - member of a performing troupe in World War Two Belgium, convinced that an international USO tour is the route to superstardom. Contains scenes of warfare
Camera three( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First of a two-part series examining the life, work and influence of Marc Blitzstein. This series brings together comrades and admirers from the world of theater, and performance excerpts. The first program concentrates on reminiscences of the man and his work
Outrage by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A notorious bandit confesses to rape and murder. But when witnesses offer different versions of the crime, the truth becomes more and more elusive
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks( Visual )

3 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torn between religious pacifism and patriotism, farmboy Alvin York of Tennessee went on to become World War I's most acclaimed American hero, capturing 132 German soldiers during the Battle of Argonne
Paul Robeson : citizen of the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Proud Valley an African American sailor comes to a Welsh coal mining town in 1938 and helps re-open the mine at the cost of his life. Native Land, a political semi-documentary formed from staged reenactments, leads viewers on an emotional tour of the pre-World War II U.S. and its freedom-based ideologies and looks at the the forces it sees as threatening to undermine America's strengths from within: greedy capitalists, professional strikebreakers, and the Ku Klux Klan. Robeson on Pacifica Radio: Paul Robeson was denied his U.S. passport from 1950 to 1958 after he refused to sign an affidavit stating that he was not a Communist. During this time, Pacifica Radio interviewed Robeson, allowing him to express his personal history and view of the world. This interview was conducted by host Elsa Knight Thompson and Harold Winkler, president of the Pacifica Foundation
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The great Gatsby
Alternative Names
DaSilva, Howard 1909-1986

DaSylva, Howard, 1909-1986

De Silva, Howard, 1909-1985

Howard Da Silva acteur américain

Howard Da Silva Amerikaans acteur

Howard Da Silva amerikansk skådespelare

Howard Da Silva amerikansk skodespelar

Howard Da Silva amerikansk skuespiller

Howard Da Silva attore statunitense

Howard Da Silva US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Howard Da Xibla

Silva, Howard da

Silva Howard da 1909-1986

Silverblatt, Harold, 1909-1986

Silverblatt, Howard

Silverblatt, Howard 1909-1986

Ховард Да Сильва

هوارد داسیلوا بازیگر آمریکایی



English (165)

German (5)

French (4)

Spanish (2)

1776The lost weekendMommie dearestUnconqueredKung fuBlue DahliaOutrageSergeant York