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A Uniquely American EpicIntimacy and Action, Tenderness and Violence in Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch$
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Michael Bliss

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780813178141

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2020

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813178141.001.0001

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Originality and Convention

Originality and Convention

The Wild Bunch as a Western

(p.121) Originality and Convention
A Uniquely American Epic

Paul Seydor

University Press of Kentucky

Paul Seydor’s essay highlights how Peckinpah drew upon classic forms of cinematic representation while at the same time reconceiving them. By also concentrating on the innovative editing of The Wild Bunch, Seydor helps us appreciate how the film exemplifies both tradition and Peckinpah’s unique talent.

Keywords:   film editing, genre conventions, violence, tradition and individual talent, Western films

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