WorldCat Identities

Da Silva, Howard 1909-1986

Works: 136 works in 359 publications in 4 languages and 11,087 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biographical films  Musical films  Romance films  War films  Film noir  Martial arts television programs  Western television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author, Costume designer, Speaker, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Howard Da Silva
The great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and held by 1,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gatsby, a rich racketeer, buys an estate near Daisy, a married woman he has always loved. They become lovers and when she inadvertently kills her husband's mistress, Gatsby takes the blame for her. He is shot by the dead woman's husband
1776 by Sherman Edwards( Visual )

20 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in English and held by 1,787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1776 is a musical celebration of the founding of The United States of America. The story centers around 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 of Independence was signed
The lost weekend by Billy Wilder( Visual )

18 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of a male alcoholic loved by a devoted woman but none the less needing to drink as compensation for lacking creativity as a writer. A key reference point for films on alcoholism and for the forties social problem film. Terse dialogue and location shooting in a realistic mode are combined with dramatic camera angles, low key lighting and images seeking to capture subjective experience
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers( Recording )

24 editions published between 1943 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 821 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 404 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 )

14 editions published between 1962 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 402 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 )

38 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Side street: Joe Norson, a poor letter carrier with a sweet, pregnant wife, yields to momentary temptation and steals $30,000 belonging to a pair of ruthless blackmailers who won't stop at murder. After a few days of soul-searching, Joe offers to return the money, only to find that the "friend" he left it with has disappeared. Now every move Joe makes plunges him deeper into trouble, as he's pursued and pursuing through the shadowy, sinister side of New York
Verna USO girl by Paul Gallico( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sissy Spacek is Verna, USO Girl, a kindhearted-- but not particularly talented member of a performing troupe in World War II Belgium
Border incident by Anthony Mann( Visual )

14 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mexico-California border is the power-keg setting for a tale of government agents versus greed and murder
Fiorello! original Broadway cast by Jerry Bock( Recording )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1993 in English and held by 357 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
Unconquered by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

8 editions published between 1947 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 347 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
Kung fu by Ed Spielman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kwai Chang Caine is a Shaolin monk who is on the run after he killed the Chinese Emperor's nephew. The nephew had killed Caine's teacher in cold blood with a gun, like a coward. Caine flees to America both to escape retaliation and to search for his brother in order to settle down in this new land. However, he can not help but continually run into trouble from gunfighters and others as they oppress the innocent, while bounty hunters pursue the price on his head. Against this, he has his Kung-fu martial arts skill which proves to be devastatingly effective in this gun-dominated land
Abe Lincoln in Illinois by John Cromwell( Visual )

3 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A returning war veteran finds his faithless wife murdered and himself a suspect
Outrage by Carlos Saura( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 173 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 152 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
Native land( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 112 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

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

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English (150)

German (11)

Spanish (11)

French (6)

1776The lost weekendUnconqueredKung fuBlue DahliaOutrageSergeant York