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Hirsch, Paul 1945-

Works: 47 works in 143 publications in 4 languages and 16,777 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Science fiction films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Spy films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fantasy films  Musical films 
Roles: Film editor, Editor, Interviewee, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Paul Hirsch
Footloose by Kevin Bacon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Footloose sprüht vor Energie, hat mitreißende Tanzszenen und fantastische Musiknummern. Es beschreibt den immer währenden Kampf zwischen der Lust auf Vergnügen und strenger Moral. Dieser Kampf stellt sich ein, als der Großstadtjunge Ren McCormick in eine spießige Kleinstadt im Mittelwesten kommt. Tanzen und alle anderen Vergnügungen sind hier verboten. Doch Ren, sein bester Freund Willard und die Tochter des Pfarrers planen den Aufstand ... (Quelle: Umschlagtext)
Ferris Bueller's Day Off by Matthew Broderick( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 1,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story chronicles the events in the day of a rather magical young man, Ferris. He cuts school and with his girl and best friend heads to see the sights, experience a day of freedom and show that with a little ingenuity, a bit of courage and a red Ferrari, life at 17 can be a joy
Planes, trains & automobiles by John Hughes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uptight businessman faces disaster after disaster as he tries to get back home in time for his family's Thanksgiving dinner. Along the way he is joined by an obnoxious yet lovable salesman that will not leave him alone. Includes featurettes and deleted scene
Carrie by Brian De Palma( Visual )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the best-selling Stephen King novel, Carrie catches the mind, shakes it and refuses to let it go. Starring Sissy Spacek and Piper Laurie, John Travolta and Amy Irving, this ultimate revenge fantasy is one of the all-time great horror classics! At the center of the terror is Carrie, a tortured high-school misfit with no confidence, no friends...and no idea about the extent of her secret powers of telekinesis. But when her psychotic mother and sadistic classmates finally go too far, the once-shy teen becomes an unrestrained, vengeance-seeking powerhouse who, with the help of her "special gift," causes all hell to break loose in a famed cinematic frenzy of blood, fire and brimstone!
The mummy by Alex Kurtzman( Visual )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thought safely entombed deep beneath the desert, an ancient princess whose destiny was unjustly taken from her is awakened in our current day. Her malevolence has grown over millennia and with it come terrors that defy human comprehension
Steel magnolias by Herbert Ross( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 1,446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Six divas of the silver screen - Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis and Julia Roberts - come together as bosom buddies in this hilarious and heartwarming story of life, love and loss in a small Louisiana Parish. At the center of the group is Shelby Eatenton (Roberts), newly married and joyfully pregnant, despite the fact that her diabetes could make childbirth life-threatening. Terrified and angry at the possibility of losing her only daughter, M'Lynn Eatenton (Field) looks to her four closest friends for strength and laughter as she battles her deepest fears of death in order to join Shelby in celebrating the miracle of new life"--Container
Star wars by George Lucas( Visual )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and two robots (R2-D2 and C-3PO) work together to rescue the princess and restore justice in the Empire
Warcraft by Duncan Jones( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home
The Fighting Temptations by Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Darren is a New York ad executive who travels to a small town in the deep south after receiving word that his aunt has left him a sizable inheritance. Darren is informed that he will only receive the money if he successfully leads a local gospel choir to victory at an upcoming competition. Darren takes on the task of finding the best singers in town and forming the group
Mighty Joe Young by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fifteen-foot-tall Central African gorilla is brought to America to save him from poachers. But his notoriety makes him a target for an enemy from his past
Sisters by Brian De Palma( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two disconnected sisters summoned home to clean out their childhood bedroom before their parents sell the family house. Looking to recapture their glory days, they throw one final high-school-style party for their classmates, which turns into the cathartic rager that a bunch of ground-down adults really need
Falling down by Joel Schumacher( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The freeways are clogged. Terror stalks our cities. At shops and restaurants, the customer is seldom right. The pressures of big-city life can anger everyone. Bill Foster is more than angry. He is slipping over the edge. He abandons his gridlocked car on the hottest day of the year and heads home. Instead, he walks straight into an urban nightmare. He is an ordinary guy who declares war against the frustrations of daily living. A savvy cop is obsessed with stopping Foster's citywide rampage
The Black stallion returns by Robert Dalva( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black, a stunning stallion and a world-renowned champion race horse, is stolen by mysterious foreigners. His young American owner, Alec Ramsay (Kelly Reno) frantically seeks his return. Alec stows away on a plane to Casablanca and crosses the perilous Sahara Desert. With the help of a special friend named Raj (Vincent Spano), Alec unravels the mystery of Black's theft
Star Wars trilogy by Irvin Kershner( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction tales of derring-do, heroism and romance. Set in the future, they relate the adventures of Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo as they battle the forces of the evil Imperial army
I love trouble by Charles Shyer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two reporters in hot competition find themselves thrown together to crack a murder case and uncover a billion-dollar fraud
Mission: Impossible : Ghost Protocol by Brian De Palma( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A secret agent, framed for the deaths of his espionage team, tries to discover the truth
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway by Randa Haines( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reserved ex-barber and a salty former sea captain, beached in a quiet Florida town are living solitary lives. But, after meeting in the local park one afternoon these polar opposites soon become the unlikeliest of friends
The adventures of Pluto Nash by Ron Underwood( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Earth's natural resources have been largely depleted, so a large number of people have taken up residence on the moon. Pluto Nash is one such lunar exile who formerly made his living outside the law, but has since gone straight and now runs the hippest nightclub in the moon colony known as "Little America." Pluto is approached by a gangster who wants to buy the nightclub. Pluto has no interest in selling, but it seems the gangster isn't taking no for an answer
Creepshow by George A Romero( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cult classic anthology from two of horrors big wigs, Romero and Stephen King, the film contains 5 sections, held together with 50's style comic images
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Hirsch, Paul Frederick 1945-

Paul Hirsch Amerikaans filmeditor

Paul Hirsch amerikanischer Cutter

Paul Hirsch montatore statunitense

Paul Hirsch monteur américain

Paul Hirsch US-amerikanischer Filmeditor

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