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Pat Silver Lasky

About Pat

      Pat worked in films and TV as actress Barbara Hayden. When she played the lead in an episode of 'Rescue 8' in Hollywood and then went on to write three more episodes, she took the pen name, Pat Silver. Pat wrote as a team with her late husband, Hollywood screen writer and author, Jesse L. Lasky, Jr., son of the film pioneer Jesse L. Lasky who produced the first full length motion picture in Hollywood, 'The Squaw Man'.
Jesse wrote 8 books, 5 plays and over 50 films including 8 for the legendary Cecil B. DeMille. Jesse received the Box Office Award twice (THE TEN COMMANDMENTS and SAMSON AND DELILAH) and the Christopher Award from the Catholic Church, Both films are among the Top Ten Box-Office All-Time Hits.  His writing took him from Hollywood to London, Rome, Austria, Denmark, Turkey, Spain, Portugal, Greece, France, et

Together, Pat and Jesse wrote 4 books, 8 produced films, nearly 100 produced TV scripts and won several awards. She now writes as Pat Silver-Lasky. She has lectured on script writing at American Universities, was Script Consultant and lecturer at the London (International) Film School for eight years.


Barbara Hayden from Esquire Magazine, in her acting days. ::  Pat Silver and Jesse Lasky, Jr. at 20TH Century Fox writing 'THE WIZARD OF BAGHDAD' ::  At 20th Century Fox writing '7 WOMEN FROM HELL'(Photos in background from 'THE WIZARD OF BAGHDAD' ::  On location in Switzerland writing CRIME & PASSION. (From left to right - director Ivan Passer, Omar Sharif, Karen Black, Jesse Lasky, Jr., Pat Silver & Timothy Bottoms) ::
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Books
THE OFFER by Pat Silver-Lasky and Jesse L. Lasky, Jr.( new updated edition: Octoer 2013)
SCAMS SCHEMES SCUMBAGS (Ouroborus Books)
RIDE THE TIGER (Ouroborus Books)
SCREENWRITING FOR THE 21st CENTURY (Batsford Books)

LOVE SCENE (T.Y. Crowell N.Y./Angus & Robertson U.K. - paperback Berkley-Jove N.Y./Sphere U.K.)

THE OFFER (Doubleday N.Y./ paperback Berkley-Jove  1st and 2nd edition)
DARK DIMENSIONS (Everest House )
MEN OF MYSTERY (W.H. Allen/Star U.K.)
   BOOK COVER  RideTigerFrontCvrUSA copyasJPG   ::  ::  ::  OfferCoverEMail
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Feature Films
WIZARD OF BAGHDAD (20th C. Fox)
CRIME AND PASSION (AIP Dir: Ivan Passer)
7 WOMEN FROM HELL (20th C. Fox)
PIRATES OF TORTUGA (20th C. Fox),
LAND RAIDERS (Columbia)
BULL DANCE (Filmscreen Int'l, Yugoslavia)
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Television Series

MABEL'S FABELS (18, Acted/Created/Written/Directed)
RESCUE 8 (3) SHANNON (3) PALADIN (2) THE NEW BREED (7) THE SAINT (3)
THE BARON (2) DANGER MAN (aka “Secret Agent”) (4) THE AVENGERS (3)
THE PROTECTORS (4) BBC MUSICAL SPECIALS (5) SPACE1999 (2)
THE SWINGING SCENE (ITV Musical Series, 6) BEN HALL (BBC Australia, 2)
THE WORLD OF LOWELL THOMAS (43 documentaries BBC/USA)
THE EXPLORERS (BBC/USA 2, BAFTA Docu-Drama award)
PHILIP MARLOWE (Head Writer/Story Editor LWT/HBO/Paragon, Edgar Allen Poe Award, TV Guide 'Best New Series')
LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT Arena/Telecip Fr./Italy./U.K.
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Films for Television
ERNEST HEMINGWAY, & ALFRED NOBEL (Chatsworth Prize Winner's Series)
PAINT ME A MURDER (orig. MOW Fox/Hammer


Theatre Productions
GHOST TOWN (Directed 2 award-winning U.S. prods., British Drama Festival)
GEHENNA OF THE BONE (London)
VIVIEN (L.A. production, (also Director); & Rehearsed rd'ing, London 1992)
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