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Silva, David 1917-1976

Works: 70 works in 178 publications in 5 languages and 1,307 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Subculture films  Spaghetti Westerns  Western films  Experimental films  Horror films  Comedy films  Sports films  Musical films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about David Silva
Most widely held works by David Silva
El Topo by Alejandro Jodorowsky( Visual )

37 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First part of the film follows El Topo, a gunfighter and his seven year old son on their journey across the desert as they come upon a massacre and hunt down the killers. The second part shows the death of El Topo, and the rise of his son to fill his place
Espaldas mojadas by Alejandro Galindo( Visual )

10 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timeless and poignant tale dramatizing the plight of Mexican migrant workers in the U.S. Rafael, in trouble and in need of work, crosses the border to a new life. He does not adapt to life in the U.S. though and ultimately returns to Mexico
Una familia de tantas by Alejandro Galindo( Visual )

13 editions published between 1948 and 2020 in Spanish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rodrigo runs his household like his own private kingdom, demanding obedience and respect from his submissive wife, Dona Gracia, and their five children. This strictly maintained state of affairs is disturbed with the arrival of charming salesman Roberto, who convinces Rodrigo to purchase a vacuum cleaner and a fridge, then enchants his fifteen-year-old daughter Maru. When Maru declares that she intends to marry Roberto, she defies her father and the entire patriarchal order he represents
Campeon sin corona by Alejandro Galindo( Visual )

7 editions published between 1946 and 2005 in Spanish and English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young ice cream vendor, Roberto Terranova, witnesses a child being beaten and comes to his aid by physically overpowering the aggressor. His strength and natural ability catches the eye of a well-known boxing trainer. Considering him a diamond in the rough, he aims to put Roberto in the professional ring. But Roberto finds that his personal challenges must be overcome before he can achieve professional greatness
Soy puro mexicano( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While the rest of the world is at war, Mexicans are leading their normal lives, going to work, having fun, going to bullfights. However, spies from foreign powers follow to Mazatlan a beautiful ballerina who is a counterspy. Passions and intrigue make for a complicated situation
Alucarda( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strange friendship develops between two girls, Justine and Alucarda, and their relationship destroys the lives of those around them in a torrent of blood, death and damnation
Tacos al carbon by Alejandro Galindo( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vicente Fernández, el popular astro Mexicano, brilla en uno de sus mejores papeles en esta pelc̕ula inolvidable. Una emocionante y sensitiva historia de amor donde aparecen enlazados la pasin̤ de su protagonista por la música y por la mujer de su sueños. Disfrute viendo esta película que tiene por fondo la vida y a folklore de los barrios Mexicanos donde crecen sus personajes. Una pelc̕ula que no puede usted dejar de ver
Han matado a Tongolele( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La bailarina Tongolele va a casarse con un periodista, lo cual molesta mucho al empresario del club, que cree que va a perder a su estrella. El mago Cheng ama a Tongolele y al saber que se va a casar lo atacan los celos y planea asesinarla, pero se equivoca y mata a una de las coristas. Al llegar la policía a investigar, se culpa al empresario pero al seguir la investigación encuentran una de las uñas del mago, aclarándose todo."--Publisher's website
La pastorela : the shepherds' tale( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in Multiple languages and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television adaptation of Luis Valdez' Christmas play, originally staged by El Teatro Campesino
Heroe a la fuerza : el párpado caído ; El pistolero desconocido : el comandante Tijerinaj( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroe a la Fuerza (ca. 85 min.): A surviving identical twin must figure out who he is when he awakes from a coma. El Pistolero Desconocido (ca. 91 min.): A sheriff impersonates a fallen bank robber to save his father and wife
Arriba las manos Texano( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erick, a young peasant, is about to be hung by a local tyrant's thugs when The Texan arrives in town and rescues him. Erick and The Texan join forces to fight against evildoers
La mansion de la Locura( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journalist is sent to investigate an insane asylum located in a remote forest
Flor de durazno by Emilio Gómez Muriel( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a humble rancher's family destroyed by the ambition and lust of the rich
La furia de un dios by Humberto Zurita( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La furia de un dios: The story unfolds at the time of the creation of the fishing cooperatives in the Yucatán. Claudio O'Riley, the head of one of these cooperatives, experiences power at a young age, a power which, without his realizing, is driving him to isolation and madness
El asesino enmascarado ; El charro de las calaveras( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El asesino enmascarado: Un asesino enmascarado que roba caballos tiene aterrorrizados a toda una región. El comandante de los rurales manda a tres hombres a investigar los crimines
The Brainiac( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Mexican sorcerer, burned at the stake in 1661, returns after 300 years to take revenge on the descendents of his executioners
El Barón del terror( Visual )

2 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burned at the stake in 1661 as a sorcerer, a baron curses the descendants of his accusers. When a comet passes over the site 300 years later, he returns as a brain-eating monster -- container
Ventarron( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"El terrible ladrón y asesino 'Ventarrón' ha escapado de la cárcel y está dispuesto a recuperar su lugar como el 'Rey del Hampa' y asíeliminar a su enemigo 'El Rubi'; quien aprovechando su ausencia, ha conquistado a sus mujeres y convertido a la ciudad en un caos"--Container
Fe, Esperanza y Caridad : tres historias de Luis Alcoriza = Faith, Hope and Charity : three stories by Luis Alcoriza( Visual )

in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Las tres virtudes son sospechosas de faltas a la moral: fe, esperanza, y caridad
Regalo de reyes( Visual )

4 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two families, one far richer than the other, live in neighboring houses. The impudent and spoiled children of the richer family continually flaunt their possessions and money, making the two poor family's sons, one a grown man, ever more frustrated. When this older son refuses the insincere generosity of his neighbor one day, one of the rich family's daughters begins to understand her family's arrogance and seeks to make amends
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David Silva acteur et producteur de cinéma

David Silva (actor) acteur uit Mexico (1917-1976)

David Silva actor de cine mexicanu (1917–1976)

David Silva actor mexicà

David Silva aisteoir Meicsiceach

David Silva aktor meksikan

David Silva Mexican actor