WorldCat Identities

Seydor, Paul 1947-

Works: 37 works in 125 publications in 2 languages and 9,024 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Western films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Romance films  Christian films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Producer, Director, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Paul Seydor
The wild bunch by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

25 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in English and held by 1,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brutal story of violent men who lived during the Mexican revolution in the year 1913. It portrays a band of magnificent losers in a dying lawless West
Because I said so by Stephen Collins( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in French and English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When it comes to her three free spirited daughters, Daphne (Diane Keaton) is just your normal overprotective, overbearing, over the top mother. Worried that her youngest daughter, Millie (Mandy Moore) will end up alone, Daphne meddles in her daughter's love life
Hollywood homicide by Ron Shelton( Visual )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veteran police detective Joe Gavilan and his rookie partner K.C. Calden are no exception to the rule that in Hollywood, no one is really who they want to be. Between Gavilan's struggling real estate business and Calden's fledgling acting career and yoga instruction, they've got a major murder case to solve. With both Internal Affairs and their prime suspect on their tails, both have to infiltrate the dangerous world of the hip-hop recording industry
Just getting started by Morgan Freeman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A two-hander action comedy in the vein of Midnight Run about an ex-FBI agent and an ex-mob lawyer in the witness protection program having to put aside their petty rivalry on the golf course to fend off a mob hit
Barbershop 2 : back in business by Ice Cube( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a slick new mega-franchise clip-joint opens across the street from his southside Chicago barbershop, Calvin and his crew must take a stand to save the shop from bankruptcy - and the neighborhood from a shady development deal
Dark blue by Ron Shelton( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two LAPD detectives investigate a high-profile quadruple-homicide in April 1992, a few weeks before the Los Angeles Riots
Peckinpah, the western films by Paul Seydor( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peckinpah : the Western films : a reconsideration by Paul Seydor( Book )

13 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The program( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A coach at a major university is under intense pressure to come up with a winning team. That pressure eventually causes problems with the players and the program itself
The authentic death & contentious afterlife of Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid : the untold story of Peckinpah's last Western film by Paul Seydor( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long before Sam Peckinpah finished shooting his 1973 Western, Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, there was open warfare between him and the studio. In this scrupulously researched new book Paul Seydor reconstructs the riveting history of a brilliant director fighting to preserve an artistic vision while wrestling with his own self-destructive demons. Meticulously comparing the film five extant versions, Seydor documents why none is definitive, including the 2005 Special Edition, for which he served as consultant. Viewing Peckinpah's last Western from a variety of fresh perspectives, Seydor establishes a nearly direct line from the book Garrett wrote after he killed Billy the Kid to Peckinpah's film ninety-one years later and shows how, even with directors as singular as this one, filmmaking is a collaborative medium. Art, business, history, genius, and ego all collide in this story of a great director navigating the treacherous waters of collaboration, compromise, and commerce to create a flawed but enduringly powerful masterpiece
The young Messiah( Visual )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inspiring and unique story of seven year old Jesus Christ and His family as they come to a fuller understanding of His divine nature and purpose
Cobb by Ron Shelton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1960, "Cobb," is a series of duets between two men. Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb and Al Stump. "The Georgia Peach," while perhaps the greatest baseball player who ever lived, was also a racist, a wife-beater, and probably a killer. Stump was a sportswriter with the job of a lifetime--a biography with full access to the principal. Cobb envisions the book as his way of controlling how history sees him, a piece of self-serving, glorifying hogwash. Stump wants the real story, which Cobb (who's wrangled editorial approval) insists Stump cannot include. Stump writes the book Cobb wants, while secretly making notes for his own unvarnished biography. Stump published his version in 1994, and in keeping with its conclusions, the film dares to voice a truth most people regard as unwelcome: Sometimes greatness has nothing to do with goodness
The Osterman weekend by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

4 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What would you do if a total stranger proved to you that your three closest friends are enemy agents? For investigative TV host John Tanner (Rutger Hauer), the news comes on the eve of a reunion weekend at his home where the traitors (Craig T. Nelson, Dennis Hopper and Chris Sarandon) are all placed under intense surveillance by a mysterious CIA operative (John Hurt). But as the get-together turns deadly, are Tanner and his family being set up for the most shocking betrayal of all?
The third wheel by Ben Affleck( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Office worker Stanley falls in love with Diana, a new worker in his company. He wants to date her, but does not have the courage to ask. A year passes before he has the courage to ask her out on a date and surprisingly, she agrees. So Stan is going to take her out to dinner, but while driving, he hits homeless man Phil. Phil seems injured, and cannot be left alone, so Stan and Diana take him to the hospital. And in the meanwhile Stan's co-workers are monitoring Stan and Diana, betting on how far Stan can get with the beautiful Diana
White men can't jump by Ron Shelton( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two men, one black and one white, team up as a pair of basketball hustlers, and con their way across the courts of Los Angeles
Major league II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Indians are now a World Series contender. But last year's hunger is now replaced with complacency, and bad decisions by the new owner threaten to tear the team apart
Captive comedies : 8 movie collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The freshman: A naive student freshly arrived in New York City accepts a delivery job involving a shady businessman and a large lizard, eventually running afoul of an eccentric chef and the FBI
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bang the drum slowly: The story of the friendship between a star pitcher, wise to the world, and a half-wit catcher, as they cope with the catcher's terminal illness through a baseball season. Fear strikes out: True story of the life of Jimmy Piersall, who battled mental illness to achieve stardom in major league baseball. The pride of the Yankees: The moving, true story of New York Yankee immortal Lou Gehrig, the southpaw slugger who rose to the very top of the sport, only to be cut down at the peak of his career by an incurable illness. Cobb: A reporter hired to write the 'official' biography of Ty Cobb discovers just how dark the baseball legend's real story is
The Killer elite by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

2 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Renegade director Sam Peckinpah's The Killer Elite offers a gorgeously San Francisco-based excursion into the dark world of contract assassins, the CIA, martial arts, and ever more obscure notions of honor among hit men, with James Caan and Robert Duvall the leading exemplars thereof. Shot by the terrific Philip Lathrop, co-edited by the exemplary Monte Hellman, and with music by sine qua non composer Jerry Fielding ... this is an echt-1970s film, crammed with anger, betrayal, and the occasional soupçon of heart-wrenching poetry."--Container
Sam Peckinpah : the American aspect, a study of his first five films by Paul Seydor( Book )

2 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Peckinpah : the Western films : a reconsideration
Alternative Names
Paul Seydor Amerikaans filmeditor

Paul Seydor US-amerikanischer Cutter und Professor an der Chapman University

Paul Seydor US-amerikanischer Filmeditor und Professor an der Chapman University

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