Most widely held works about Roy Scheider
Most widely held works by Roy Scheider
Jaws ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and held by 1,901 libraries worldwide
The 30th anniversary edition of the classic 'I'm-Never-Going-In-The-Water-Again' story of a killer shark that has taken over the waters near a seaside community, and the three men who set out to kill it.
The French connection ( Visual )
49 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,667 libraries worldwide
Two New York City narcotics detectives learn of a scheme to smuggle a large quantity of heroin inside an automobile being shipped from France.
Jaws ( Visual )
48 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,283 libraries worldwide
A man-eating shark causes havoc off the Long Island coast and three men join together to hunt and destroy it.
All that jazz ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 1,215 libraries worldwide
The story of an obsessed, pill-popping, chain-smoking choreographer/director dancing simultaneously with love and death. But even while dying, he creates some great dancing. Based on the life of Bob Fosse.
Marathon man ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 876 libraries worldwide
"Hoffman plays the likeable Columbia graduate student and marathon runner of the title, unwittingly trapped in a terrifying drama revolving around a murderous Nazi fugitive"--Container.
The Punisher ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 713 libraries worldwide
The Punisher walks through the same world we all know, a world darkened by war, by crime, by cruelty, and by injustice. He has no superpowers to battle the evil he sees all around him. He only has his fierce intelligence, his years of combat experience and, above all, his ironclad determination to avenge those wronged by society's villians, including those who killed his family.
Klute ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and French and held by 645 libraries worldwide
Small-town detective John Klute (Sutherland) comes to New York to investigate the disappearance of a friend. The trail leads to Bree Daniels (Fonda), a call girl, with whom Klute falls in love. She is being stalked by a psychotic murderer.
2010 ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in English and held by 594 libraries worldwide
American and Soviet astronauts go to Jupiter in an attempt to solve the puzzle of the original Discovery flight made in 2001.
Jaws 2 ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1978 and 2001 in English and held by 568 libraries worldwide
It's been four years since that marauding great white shark terrorized the small summer resort of Amity; but the shark that Police Chief Brody destroyed wasn't the only one in the ocean! The same heart-stopping suspense and gripping adventure that enthralled movie audiences throughout the world in Jaws returns in this worthy sequel to that film classic.
Naked lunch ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Italian and English and held by 545 libraries worldwide
Part-time pest-control man and full-time drug addict Bill Lee (Weller) seeks escape from his troubled existence in 1953 New York and flees to Interzone (a hallucinatory version of Tangiers) where reality and fantasy have merged. It's a strange, surreal landscape inhabited by mugwumps, half-alien, half-insect creatures, man-sized centipedes, carnivorous typewriters and bizarre humans. Compelled to make sense of this alien territory, he writes a book called "Naked lunch."
The Russia house ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 535 libraries worldwide
"Sean Connery and Michelle Pfeiffer both deliver exceptional performances as two people - he from England, she from Russia - caught up in a world of spies and politics, whose love could prove fatal to them both. When Katya, a beautiful Russian book editor attempts to send British publisher Barley Blair a manuscript written by "DANTE", a noted Soviet scientist, she unwittingly involves him in a world of international espionage. Having met Blair at a dinner party, Dante trusts him to publish the manuscript, which contains information that could alter the balance of world power. But before the manuscript reaches Blair it is intercepted by the West's spy-masters, who then send Blair to Russia to gain more information on the mysterious manuscript. But when Blair falls in love with Katya, he must decide whose side he is really on."--Container.
Chicago 10 ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 461 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the anti-war protest of the 1968 Democratic National Convention held in Chicago and the protest organizers brought to trial by the city. Told with animation, archival footage and music.
The French connection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
Alain Chanier is a dapper businessman from Marseilles, France, who is in reality a drug lord working on a big score - selling $32 million worth of heroin in New York City. But his potential buyer - small-time hood Salvatore Boca - is being tailed by two undercover NYC cops, James "Popeye" Doyle and Buddy "Cloudy" Russo. The more Popeye and Cloudy dig, the closer they get - to the mysterious 'French connection' and a final showdown between the dealers and the police.
A decade under the influence ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 448 libraries worldwide
A cast of pioneering writers, directors, and actors talk about the 70's, their films and their colleagues.
All that jazz ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 427 libraries worldwide
Bob Fosse's spellbinding film and four time Academy Award winner is a powerful story of a man driven compulsively to find perfection in his work. It is a musical which celebrates show business, yet strips it of its glitter.
Blue Thunder ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
Chosen to test Blue Thunder, Frank Murphy is amazed by the capabilities of the high-speed, high-tech chopper. It can see through walls, record a whisper or level a city block. Distrusting the military mentality behind Blue Thunder, Murphy and his partner learn the remarkable craft is slated for use as the ultimate weapon in surveillance and crowd control.
Follies in concert ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 395 libraries worldwide
This documentary follows the preparations for a concert performance of composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim's 1971 musical "Follies." Ranging from the rehearsal rooms to backstage and including interviews with the composer and cast, it concludes with musical excerpts from the concert.
To be young, gifted, and black ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Uses excerpts from the letters, diaries, and plays of the late writer Lorraine Hansberry to show her struggle for recognition as a black writer and artist.
Hitler's lost sub ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 365 libraries worldwide
Fifty years after World War II, a team of divers discovered an unidentified German U-boat off the New Jersey coast. What boat was it? And what secret mission had brought it there? This video also traces the history of submarines and undersea warfare from the American Revolution through World War II.
King of Texas ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 341 libraries worldwide
An aging cattle baron's plan to divide his vast spread among his three daughters ignites a sibling blood feud in this volatile Wild West retelling of Shakespeare's "King Lear."
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Sheider, Roy R. 1932-2008
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