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Scheider, Roy

Works: 487 works in 1,377 publications in 7 languages and 27,266 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Police films  Musical films  Horror films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Costume designer, Interviewee, Artist, Speaker, Author, Creator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Roy Scheider
Most widely held works by Roy Scheider
Jaws by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

89 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,797 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 )

87 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two New York City narcotics detectives want to break up a narcotics smuggling ring and capture all the smugglers
All that jazz by Bob Fosse( Visual )

61 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,325 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 )

44 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,107 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 )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Punisher walks through the same world we all know, a world darkened by war, crime, cruelty, and injustice. He has no superpowers to battle the evil he sees -- only has his fierce intelligence, his years of combat experience and, above all, his iron determination to avenge those wronged by society's villains
Naked lunch by David Cronenberg( Visual )

20 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 888 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."
Klute by Alan J Pakula( Visual )

28 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 833 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
2010( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 808 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
Jaws 2 by Jeannot Szwarc( Visual )

21 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 764 WorldCat member 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
The Russia house by Fred Schepisi( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 552 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 )

22 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 524 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 by Brett Morgen( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 492 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 by Benjamin Ross( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle between Orson Welles and William Randolf Hearst over Citizen Kane is the stuff of legend, rich with tales of sexual blackmail, money and threats made behind closed doors
A decade under the influence( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cast of pioneering writers, directors, and actors talk about the 70's, their films and their colleagues
Follies in concert by Stephen Sondheim( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 451 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 and including interviews with the composer and cast, it concludes with musical excerpts from the concert
Orson Welles Citizen Kane( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 425 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
Hitler's lost sub( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 419 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( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 392 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."
Sorcerer( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four men must transport a dangerous cargo of nitroglycerine over treacherous terrain in order to stop an oil fire
To be young, gifted and black( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and held by 302 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"
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Roy Scheider acteur amricain

Roy Scheider aktor amerykański

Roy Scheider Amerikaans filmacteur

Roy Scheider attore statunitense

Roy Scheider US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

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Scheider, Roy Richard.

Scheider, Roy Richard 1932-2008

Sheider, Roy R. 1932-2008

Sheider, Roy Richard

Sheider, Roy Richard, 1932-2008

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