Frank Silvera


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Miracle Of Our Lady Of Fatima, The (1952) -- (Movie Clip) Miracles Are A Crime The priest (Richard Hale) conducting mass in rural Portugal, ca. 1917, stopped by a government man (Frank Silvera) who’s after Lucia (Susan Whitney), the girl who saw the vision, rescued by her friend Hugo (Gilbert Roland), the smooth-talking irreligious peddler, in The Miracle Of Our Lady Of Fatima, 1952.
Greatest Story Ever Told, The (1965) -- (Movie Clip) You Have Followed A Star? Impressive landscapes, three kings (Cyril Delevanti, Mark Lenard, Frank Silvera) visiting the duly worried Herod (Claude Rains), his son Antipas (Jose Ferrer) standing by, early in George Stevens' The Greatest Story Ever Told, 1965.
Killer's Kiss (1955) -- (Movie Clip) Glass Chin Vince Rappalo (Frank Silvera) and Gloria (Irene Kane) watch on telly as Stanley Kubrick gets up close for the fight between Davey (Jamie Smith) and "Kid Rodriguez" in Killer's Kiss, 1955.
Killer's Kiss (1955) -- (Movie Clip) Flashback Having just been rescued by neighbor Davey (Jamie Smith), Gloria (Irene Kane) recounts her assault by gangster Vince (Frank Silvera) in Stanley Kubrick's 1955 thriller Killer's Kiss.
Killer's Kiss (1955) -- (Movie Clip) Opening, Davey The opening to Stanley Kubrick's entirely New York City on-location thriller, his second feature, Killer's Kiss, 1955, features Kubrick's unusual credit, the opening narration by Davey (Jamie Smith) and some dialogue-free acting.
Killer's Kiss (1955) -- (Movie Clip) Nightmare Fighter Davey (Jamie) hits the sack, falls into a nightmare, and is awakened by neighbor Gloria (Irene Kane) being assaulted by gangster Vince (Frank Silvera) in Stanley Kubrick's second feature, the low-budget thriller Killer's Kiss, 1955.
Killer's Kiss (1955) -- (Movie Clip) Gloria Neighbor Gloria (Irene Kane) is introduced in the apartment across from hero Davey (Jamie Smith) as she leaves the building and meets gangster Rappalo (Frank Silvera) in Stanley Kubrick's Killer's Kiss, 1955.
Crime And Punishment U.S.A. (1959) -- (Movie Clip) What About His Conscience? Rafe (Wayne Heffley) brings pal Bob (George Hamilton), whom we know is a murderer and also, we learn, a criminology student, to the station, to collect stuff held by the pawnbroker he killed, and to meet Lt. Porter (Frank Silvera), in Crime And Punishment U.S.A., 1959, from the Dostoyevsky.
Fear And Desire (1953) -- (Movie Clip) War In This Forest Narration presumably written by playwright Howard Sackler, collaborator with producer-director-cinematographer Stanley Kubrick, opening his first feature, actors including Kenneth Harp, Frank Silvera and Paul Mazursky, from Fear And Desire, 1953.
Fear And Desire (1953) -- (Movie Clip) Don't Tell The General! As "The General" (Kenneth Harp) and Mac (Frank Silvera) work on the escape boat, Sidney (Paul Mazursky) grows lecherous guarding the captured girl (Virginia Leith), all stuck behind enemy lines in a nameless war, in Stanley Kubrick's first feature Fear And Desire, 1953.

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