WorldCat Identities

Silliphant, Stirling 1918-1996

Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about Stirling Silliphant
  • Papers by Stirling Silliphant( )
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Stirling Silliphant
In the heat of the night by Norman Jewison( Visual )

81 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A small town Southern sheriff finds himself in an uneasy alliance with a big-city black homicide detective as they investigate a murder
Charly by Ralph Nelson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally challenged man becomes a genius after experimental brain surgery
The Poseidon adventure by Ronald Neame( Visual )

18 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten survivors struggle to reach safety after an ocean liner capsizes in mid sea
Shaft by Gordon Parks( Visual )

5 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and French and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaft: John Shaft, a private investigator, is hired by a Harlem crime boss to find his kidnapped daughter. During his investigation, Shaft uncovers a Mafia plot to take over a chunk of the Black underworld's uptown territory
The towering inferno by John Guillermin( Visual )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the night of the dedication ceremony of the world's tallest skyscraper, a raging blaze breaks out, threatening the party-goers
The Enforcer by William Robert Daly( Visual )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 545 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

6 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

12 editions published between 1960 and 2008 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Village of the damned: A shocking tale of strange, emotionless children who plot to destroy their small English village
The grass harp by Charles Matthau( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the death of his parents, young Collin Fenwick comes to a small southern town to live with his father's cousins, Verena and Dolly Talbo. He soon discovers that the Talbo household is anything but normal. Verena rules the house, as well as the entire town, with a stern hand. Meanwhile, her older sister Dolly charms Collin with her gentle, romantic spirit. To escape Verena's oppression, Dolly, Collin and the Talbo's eccentric maid, Catherine, run away to an old tree house in the woods. But their adventure sparks a series of events that will change not just their lives, but the future of the entire town as well
Over the top( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and French and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Down-on-his-luck big-rig trucker Lincoln Hawk goes under the glaring Las Vegas lights for all the boisterous action of the World Armwrestling Championships. Relying on his wits and will power, he struggles to rebuild his life, going after the World Armwrestling Championship's first-place prize money, and the love of the son he abandoned years earlier
Shaft in Africa by John Guillermin( Visual )

13 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and German and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective John Shaft is persuaded by diplomats at the United Nations to track down a slave-trading operation. He travels undercover from Africa to France to catch a ring exploiting illegal immigrant labor. This is the third film in the Shaft series
Murphy's war by Peter Yates( Visual )

7 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish merchant seaman Murphy is the sole survivor of a World War II German U-boat attack in tropical waters. Upon recovering, he learns about a drowned seaplane which he repairs and learns to fly. His plan: a personal vengeance on the submarine by destroying it with homemade Molotov cocktails. Murphy is drawn into a relentless struggle against the German boat, it is his private war
The Joe Louis story( Visual )

16 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life story of "The Black Bomber" Joe Louis who became a World Heavyweight Champion and defended his title for twelve years- longer than any fighter before or since. Includes actual footage from his greatest fights, including matches with Rocky Marciano, Max Schmeling, Primo Carnera, Max Baer, and Jim Braddock
Marlowe by Paul Bogart( Visual )

6 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member 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. In this colorful whodunit, Garner's easygoing style contrasts agreeably with the grim task of sleuthing a case of missing persons, blackmail and icepick murders, in a sprawling '60s L.A. so hard-boiled somebody's got to crack. And when that happens, it's Marlowe's job to put the pieces together.--Adapted from case
Route 66( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member 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
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member 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
The new centurions by Joseph Wambaugh( Visual )

5 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While attending law school, a young man decides to join the Los Angeles Police Department, changing his life forever
Columbia Pictures film noir classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member 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 big heat: A policeman is driven by grief to wage a relentless vendetta against a mobster. 5 against the house: Four Korean war vets dream up a college prank to rob a casino, convincing the girlfriend of one of them to help. Problems arise when one of the vets, who suffers from a war injury, turns the prank serious. The lineup: Police track two ruthless killers across San Francisco. Murder by contract: A hit man discovers his next target is a woman
The slender thread( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 141 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
Film noir classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[City of fear] A convict steals a container from the prison infirmary, thinking it contains cocaine, and escapes, intending to sell the drug for a fortune. However, the powder is really a highly radioactive substance that will kill everyone who is exposed to it
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.12 for 4 film fav ... to 1.00 for Papers, ...)

WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Village of the damned
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

スターリング・シリファント

史泰靈·薛立芬

Languages
Covers
Village of the damnedMurphy's warColumbia Pictures film noir classics