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Silliphant, Stirling 1918-1996

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

91 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,724 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 )

14 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mentally challenged man becomes a genius after experimental brain surgery, developing a romance with his former special-education teacher before lapsing back into retardation
The towering inferno by John Guillermin( Visual )

31 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and Italian and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The opening night gala at the world's tallest building, located in San Francisco, turns deadly for guests who become trapped on the 129th floor when a fire breaks out on the lower levels due to faulty wiring
The Poseidon adventure by Ronald Neame( Visual )

21 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and held by 1,016 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 )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 948 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 )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 572 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 )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in English and held by 435 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 )

15 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Village of the damned: A shocking tale of strange, emotionless children who plot to destroy their small English village
Over the top by Ringling Bros( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and French and held by 272 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
The grass harp by Claibe Richardson( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his mother's death, Collin Fenwick goes to live with his father's cousins, the wealthy, avaricious, and controlling Verena Talbo, and her compliant, earthy sister Dolly. When a city slicker comes to town and convinces Verena to market Dolly's locally-famous tonic, Dolly finally gets some backbone, refuses to divulge the formula, and heads for a tree house with Collin and Catherine, the loyal maid
Murphy's war by Peter Yates( Visual )

8 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish merchant seaman Murphy (Peter O'Toole) is the sole survivor of a World War II German U-boat attack in tropical waters. Picked up by a French oil engineer, he is taken to a native village hospital. Upon recovering, he learns about a downed 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
Shaft in Africa by John Guillermin( Visual )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 209 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
The slender thread( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 190 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 )

17 editions published between 1950 and 2015 in English and held by 180 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
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 172 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
Marlowe by Paul Bogart( Visual )

7 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in English and held by 172 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 166 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
The new centurions by Joseph Wambaugh( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 149 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 )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 148 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
Film noir classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 128 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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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

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Village of the damnedMurphy's warColumbia Pictures film noir classics