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Scheider, Roy

Works: 425 works in 1,194 publications in 8 languages and 26,051 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Nonfiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Fiction  Musicals 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Interviewee, Artist, Creator, Speaker, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Roy Scheider
Jaws by Steven Spielberg ( Visual )
85 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man-eating shark causes havoc off the Long Island coast and three men join together to hunt and destroy it
The French connection by William Friedkin ( Visual )
93 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,908 WorldCat member 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
All that jazz by Bob Fosse ( Visual )
63 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 2,003 WorldCat member 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 by John Schlesinger ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,101 WorldCat member 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 by Jonathan Hensleigh ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member 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 villains, including those who killed his family
Naked lunch by David Cronenberg ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 874 WorldCat member 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."
2010 ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American and Soviet astronauts go to Jupiter in an attempt to solve the puzzle of the original Discovery flight made in 2001
Klute by Alan J Pakula ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 789 WorldCat member 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
Jaws 2 by Jeannot Szwarc ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's been four years since the maneating shark plagued the resort town of Amity. Suddenly a second shark salks the waters and terror returns
The Russia house by Fred Schepisi ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 578 WorldCat member 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
Blue Thunder by John Badham ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 518 WorldCat member 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
Chicago 10 ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member 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
RKO 281 ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Coming to Hollywood as a celebrated boy genius featuring a spectacular career arc in New York including his "War of the Worlds" radio hoax, Orson Welles is stymied on the subject for his first film. After a dinner party at Hearst Castle, during which he has a verbal altercation with Hearst, Welles decides to do a movie about Hearst. It takes him some time to convince co-writer Herman Mankiewicz and the studio, but Welles eventually gets the script and the green light, keeping the subject very hush-hush with the press. When a rough cut is screened, Hearst gets wind of the movie's theme and begins a campaign to see that it is not only never publicly screened, but destroyed
A decade under the influence ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 1970's was an extraordinary time of rebellion, and of questioning every accepted idea. As political activism, the sexual revolution, the women's movement, and the music revolution contributed to social unrest across the country, American cinema witnessed the emergence of a new generation of filmmakers. Galvanised by a new freedom of expression, these ground-breaking artists began targeting their films toward a new kind of audience, with stories that reflected the ever-changing reality of the era
Follies in concert by Stephen Sondheim ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member 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 at the two sold-out performances, it concludes with musical excerpts from the concert. The concerts were produced by Thomas Z. Shepard & directed by Herbert Ross, at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City
Hitler's lost sub ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member 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 by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member 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."
To be young, gifted, and black ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This winner of the American Film Festival's "Blue Ribbon" is a dramatic portrayal of the life and works of the late playwright, Lorraine Hansberry, author of "A Raisin in the Sun"
Orson Welles Citizen Kane ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Citizen Kane: Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance. The battle over Citizen Kane: American experience documentary about the making of Citizen Kane and Orson Welles estate. RKO 281: Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst
Lincoln's secret weapon ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Union's USS Monitor was a decisive factor in the Civil War. Today it rests in the nation's first marine sanctuary. Join a team of Navy divers as they attempt to recover priceless artifacts; meet the ship designer who built the Monitor; see a realistic reenactment of the battle that changed the course of the Civil War; and discover a powerful military past as the secrets of the Monitor's service emerge from the deep
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Alternative Names
Scheider, Roy Richard.
Scheider, Roy Richard 1932-2008
Sheider, Roy R. 1932-2008
Sheider, Roy Richard
English (360)
German (33)
French (18)
Spanish (17)
Multiple languages (5)
Japanese (4)
Italian (3)
Dutch (1)