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Shawn, Wallace

Overview
Works: 221 works in 665 publications in 6 languages and 44,134 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Interviews  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Animated films  Film sequels 
Roles: Actor, Author, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Performer, Librettist, Translator, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Wallace Shawn
 
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Toy story by John Lasseter( Visual )
35 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 4,987 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Woody the cowboy and Buzz Lightyear, two talking toys, have a fantastic adventure when they go out into the world
The princess bride by Cary Elwes( Visual )
33 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 4,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Return to a time when men were men and swamps were fire swamps, full of quicksand and rodents of unusual size. Lagoons were inhabited by shrieking eels, and the most beautiful woman in the world was named ... Buttercup? Well, it's a bent fairy tale, complete with all the fencing, fighting, chases, and escapes
Toy story 3 by Tom Hanks( Visual )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Andy is 17 years old and headed off to college, meaning he doesn't have a place in his life for childhood things. The toys (save for Woody), fearing they'll be packed away in the attic and forgotten about forever, are mistakenly donated to the local daycare facility. There, their wishes to be played with once again are fulfilled all too well. They also meet a new collection of toys, including Barbie, Ken, Mr. Pricklepants, Chuckles the clown, and the grandfatherly Lots-O' Huggin' Bear, who may not be exactly who he seems to be. When Woody realizes that Andy still wants his toys, it's up to him to stage a daring rescue effort and break his friends out of Sunnyside Day Care
The haunted mansion by Rob Minkoff( Visual )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jim Evers is a real estate agent whose latest project is to find a buyer for a huge but dilapidated old house in New Orleans. However, when Evers and his family visits the property before their family vacation, he discovers it's already inhabited by 999 ghosts, none of whom are interested in sharing the space. As the spirits make their displeasure known, Evers and his family, with the help of an eccentric medium named Madame Leota, try to get the ghosts to leave
Chicken Little by Zach Braff( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chicken Little causes widespread panic about the sky falling but townspeople think it was just an acorn hitting him on the head. When a real piece of the sky lands on his head, Chicken Little and his band of misfit friends, Abby Mallard (aka Ugly Duckling), Runt of the Litter and Fish Out of Water, attempt to save the world without sending the town into a whole new panic
Kit Kittredge an American girl by Valerie Tripp( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kit is a young girl living in Cincinnati, Ohio, during the struggles of the Great Depression. She enlists the help of her friends to solve a robbery that took place in her home that threatens to put her family's house into foreclosure. Her father leaves town to look for work and her mother takes in borders to make ends meet
My dinner with Andre by Louis Malle( Visual )
43 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two friends, an intense, experimental theater director and a down-to-earth actor, meet over dinner
Toy story 2 by John Lasseter( Visual )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Clueless by Amy Heckerling( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15-year-old Cher, the matchmaking Beverly Hills High schooler, has shopping and boys on her mind. She leads a hectic lifestyle but keeps it all together until she starts to fall in love and finds she's 'clueless'. A loose adaptation of Jane Austen's 19th-century comedy of manners Emma
Happily n'ever after ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel, and Jack from the Beanstalk are all about to live happily ever after when the balance between good and evil gets thrown out of whack. It's up to Cinderella (a.k.a. Ella) to save the day by taking on her power-hungry stepmother. This time Ella will have to do all the work without her Prince Charming. She joins forces with an unlikely army of dwarves, fairies, and the Wizard's bumbling assistants
Admission by Tina Fey( Visual )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Princeton admissions officer, Portia Nathan, who is up for a major promotion, takes a professional risk after she meets a college-bound alternative school kid who just might be the son she gave up years ago in a secret adoption
Aunt Dan and Lemon : a play by Wallace Shawn( Book )
19 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A thrilling friend of her parents casts a spell over a young girl. A study in the glamour of brutal ideas. 'Aunt Dan and Lemon' was first produced by the Royal Court Theatre, London, and the New York Shakespeare Festival. It received its world premiere at the Royal Court Theatre in August 1985
Pixar short films collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disney and Pixar present an incredible new collection of 12 short films, featuring multiple Academy Award nominees (best short film, animated: Presto, 2008; Day & Night, 2010; La Luna, 2011) and a host of family favorites. Join the celebration of imagination with this must-own collection, packed with unforgettable animation, fantastic stories, and captivating characters
A late quartet by Philip Seymour Hoffman( Visual )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After twenty-five years together, the members of a world-renowned string quartet learn that their beloved cellist may soon be forced to retire. Competing egos, harbored resentment, and irrepressible lust threaten to derail the group as they struggle to maintain harmony in their music and their lives
Vanya on 42nd Street by Louis Malle( Visual )
24 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of actors meet to rehearse Chekhov's Uncle Vanya and find the same conflicts in their own lives as are dealt with in the play
Vegas vacation ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Clark Griswold (Chase) puts his mind to something, we soon realize he hasn't got one. Still, nothing stops him when the vacation bug hits. This time, he's chosen Las Vegas, the new family entertainment capital of America!
The fever by Wallace Shawn( Book )
18 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Catalan and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On a visit to a beautiful but tormented place, where the most basic of political struggles is being enacted right outside the window, the narrator of Wallace Shawn's "The fever" falls ill. Slumped on the floor of a hotel bathroom, the traveller is visited by cherished memories of a priviledged past. But as the night wears on, the bathroom floor becomes a battlefield on which an internal struggle wages."--Back cover
The designated mourner by Wallace Shawn( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Woven out of three monologues in what one reviewer called "a triple sonata of oppression and incomprehension" (The Sunday Times), Wallace Shawn's new play, The Designated Mourner, is a masterful drama about the pursuit of aesthetic subtleties in brutal times. The three characters include the eponymous designated mourner, Jack; his wife, Judy; and his erudite father-in-law, Howard. Although Judy is tied to her famous father by a passionate bond, she is nonetheless drawn toward Jack, whose taste in cultural forms follows a disturbing path. When Jack abandons both Judy and Howard, he continues his riveting societal free-fall into a world of gleeful savagery
Duplex ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In terms of living the American Dream, Alex and Nancy have it pretty good. They're a young, vibrant couple in New York City with bright futures ahead of them. But one thing is missing: a home of their own. But their new home comes with one feature they didn't expect: an upstairs rent-controlled tenant, Mrs. Connelly, who isn't quite as easy going or frail as Alex and Nancy originally anticipated. As their blissful life begins to seriously fray around the edges, their dream home rapidly turns into a nightmare. It's then that they start to wonder: if they can't move Mrs. Connelly out
My favorite Martian ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this movie based on the 60's television series of the same name, TV reporter, Tim O'Hara stumbles upon a Martian who has just crashed on Earth. Tim schemes to expose the Martian who has taken human form as "Uncle Martin." When Tim's efforts are foiled by Uncle Martin's antics, he decides to help the alien return home
 
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Alternative Names
Shawn, Wallace M.
Shawn, Wallace Michael 1943-
Shawn, Wally 1943-
Languages
English (293)
German (4)
Spanish (3)
Catalan (2)
Portuguese (1)
Finnish (1)
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