Telefon Script

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Director:Don Siegel
Written by:Peter Hyams (Screenplay), Stirling Silliphant (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Nicolai Dalchimski, a mad KGB agent steals a notebook full of names of "sleeping" undercover KGB agents sent to the U.S. in the 1950's. These agents got their assignments under hypnosis, so they can't remember their missions until they're told a line of a Robert Frost poem. Dalchimski flees to the U.S. and starts phoning these agents who perform sabotage acts against military targets.

Charly Script

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Director:Ralph Nelson
Written by:Daniel Keyes (Writer), Stirling Silliphant (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:An experiment on a simpleton turns him into a genius. When he discovers what has been done to him he struggles with whether or not what was done to his was right.

Marlowe Script

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Director:Paul Bogart
Written by:Raymond Chandler (Novel), Stirling Silliphant (Screenplay), Raymond Chandler (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Los Angeles private-eye Philip Marlowe is trying to locate the brother of his new client, a woman named Orfamay Quest. The trail leads to two men who deny any knowledge of the brother's existence. Both are soon killed by an ice pick, so Marlowe deduces that there's much more to this than a simple missing-person case. Marlowe's path crosses that of a blackmailed movie star, Mavis Wald, and her friend, exotic dancer Delores. A mobster sends karate expert Winslow Wong to bust up Marlowe's office and warn him off the case, while Lieutenant French also cautions the detective to stay out of the police's way.

Shaft In Africa Script

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Director:John Guillermin
Written by:Ernest Tidyman (Author), Stirling Silliphant (Author)

Script Synopsis:Detective John Shaft travels incognito to Ethiopia, then France, to bust a human trafficking ring.

The Towering Inferno Script

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Director:John Guillermin
Written by:Stirling Silliphant (Screenplay), Richard Martin Stern (Novel), Thomas N. Scortia (Novel), Frank M. Robinson (Novel)

Script Synopsis:At the opening party of a colossal—but poorly constructed—office building, a massive fire breaks out, threatening to destroy the tower and everyone in it.

The Killer Elite (1975) Script

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Director:Sam Peckinpah
Written by:Marc Norman (Screenplay), Stirling Silliphant (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Mike Locken is one of the principle members of a group of freelance spies. A significant portion of their work is for the C.I.A. and while on a case for them one of his friends turns on him and shoots him in the elbow and knee. His assignment, to protect someone, goes down in flames. He is nearly crippled, but with braces is able to again become mobile. For revenge as much as anything else, Mike goes after his ex-friend.

Circle Of Iron Script

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Director:Richard Moore
Written by:Stirling Silliphant (Screenplay), Stanley Mann (Screenplay), Bruce Lee (Story), James Coburn (Story), Stirling Silliphant (Story)

Script Synopsis:A young martial artist, Cord the Seeker, competes for and loses the right to go on a quest for the Book of All Knowlege held by a wizard named Zetan

When Time Ran Out Script

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Director:James Goldstone
Written by:Carl Foreman (Screenplay), Stirling Silliphant (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property's developer and a drilling foreman.

Over The Top Script

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Director:Menahem Golan
Written by:Stirling Silliphant (Screenplay), Sylvester Stallone (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Sylvester Stallone stars as hard-luck big-rig trucker Lincoln Hawk and takes us under the glaring Las Vegas lights for all the boisterous action of the World Armwrestling Championship. Relying on wits and willpower, Hawk tries to rebuild his life by capturing the first-place prize money, and the love of the son he abandoned years earlier into the keeping of his rich, ruthless father-in-law.

The Grass Harp Script

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Director:Charles Matthau
Written by:Stirling Silliphant (Screenplay), Truman Capote (Novel)

Script Synopsis:Based on the novel by Truman Capote, this often-witty coming-of-age drama looks at a young man growing up with an unusual family in the Deep South in the 1940s.