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Silliphant, Stirling 1918-1996

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In the heat of the night by Norman Jewison( Visual )

83 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virgil Tibbs is a renowned homicide detective from Philadelphia returning to Mississippi in the sweltering summer to visit his mother, when a rich factory owner is found dead. The industrialist was white, Tibbs is black and in the Deep South at the time, that is enough reason for the local cops to arrest him on suspicion murder. After his identity and credentials are established, the Chief of Police lets Tibbs go and attempts to enlist his help in solving the case. An uneasy and complicated relationship develops between the southern Sheriff and the city slicker. Sidney Poitier stars as the superior sleuth who rediscovers the small town racism he escaped through his education. Rod Steiger is the local sheriff who is forced to examine his own prejudices and repent them
Charly by Ralph Nelson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally challenged man becomes a genius after experimental brain surgery
The towering inferno by John Guillermin( Visual )

30 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,010 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 Poseidon adventure by Ronald Neame( Visual )

20 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of passengers struggle to survive and escape when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea
Shaft by Gordon Parks( Visual )

6 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and French and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaft in Africa: Detective John Shaft is persuaded by diplomats at the United Nations to track down a slave-trading operation. This is the third film in the Shaft series
The Enforcer by William Robert Daly( Visual )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 567 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 428 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 John Carpenter( Visual )

14 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 399 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 Claibe Richardson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 265 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 (Sissy Spacek) rules the house, as well as the entire town, with a stern hand. Meanwhile, her older sister Dolly (Piper Laurie) charms Collin with her gentle romantic spirit. To escape Verena's oppression, Dolly, Collin, and the Talbo's eccentric maid, Catherine (Nell Carter), 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 an entire town as well."--Publisher's description
Over the top by Ringling Bros( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and French and held by 259 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 )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 3 languages 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. This is the third film in the Shaft series
Murphy's war by Peter Yates( Visual )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter O'Toole stars as Murphy, who wages his own war against a German submarine
The slender thread( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 185 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
The Joe Louis story( Visual )

16 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life story of "The Black Bomber" Joe Louis who became one of the world's greatest heavyweight boxing champions. Includes actual fight footage
Marlowe by Paul Bogart( Visual )

6 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 171 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
Route 66( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 164 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 158 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 147 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 145 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
Film noir classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The brothers Rico] A businessman and husband is contacted by his former organized crime boss, and is drawn back into the danger of the mob, putting his family on the line
 
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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

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Village of the damnedMurphy's warColumbia Pictures film noir classics