WorldCat Identities

Da Silva, Howard 1909-1986

Overview
Works: 156 works in 351 publications in 4 languages and 10,982 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Romance films  Biographical films  Musical films  War films  Film noir  History  Original cast recordings 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Costume designer, Speaker, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Howard Da Silva
The great Gatsby by Robert Redford( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Gatsby follows viable writer Nick Carraway as he leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922. Chasing his own American dream, Nick lands next door to Jay Gatsby, and across the bay from his cousin, Daisy, and her husband, Tom Buchanan. Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the rich and their loves and deceits. As he bears witness, he pens a tale of impossible love, incorruptible dreams, and tragedy, and holds a mirror to our own modern times and struggles
1776 by Sherman Edwards( Visual )

22 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in English and held by 1,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A musical celebration of the founding of the United States of America, centering around the familiar historical characters as they organize a movement for independence from Mother England. All events lead up to that most significant date, July 4, 1776, when the Declaration was signed
The lost weekend by Billy Wilder( Visual )

14 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,280 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 )

25 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The action takes place in the Oklahoma territory, in the days just after the turn of the 20th century
The Missiles of October by Martin Sheen( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 406 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 405 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
Unconquered by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

7 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in English and French and held by 350 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 )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mexico-California border is the power-keg setting for a tale of government agents versus greed and murder
They live by night by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 337 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
Kung fu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 313 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 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1959 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 285 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 239 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 with Ann Rutledge, his marriage to Mary Todd, his early law practice, and his debates with Stephen Douglas
Blue Dahlia by George Marshall( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A World War II veteran is accused of killing his unfaithful wife and races against time to find the real murderer with the help of a sympathetic stranger
Verna : USO Girl by Paul Gallico( Visual )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mediocre performer gets a job with the USO thinking it's her big break
The outrage( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 171 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
Camera three( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 161 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
Sergeant York by Howard Hawks( Visual )

3 editions published between 1941 and 2012 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Torn between religious pacifism and patriotism, Alvin York of Tennessee went on to become World War I's most acclaimed 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 134 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
Native land( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combining documentary form with staged reenactments, this film leads the viewer on an emotional tour of the U.S. and its freedom-based ideologies (just prior to World War II), as well as an unflinching look at the forces threatening to undermine its strengths from within: greedy capitalists, professional strikebreakers, and the Ku Klux Klan. Special features include a radio interview with Paul Robeson from 1958
 
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The great Gatsby
Alternative Names
DaSilva, Howard 1909-1986

DaSylva, Howard, 1909-1986

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

ハワード・ダ・シルヴァ

侯活·德·施華

Languages
English (128)

German (3)

Spanish (2)

French (1)

Covers
1776The lost weekendUnconqueredKung fuBlue DahliaThe outrageSergeant York