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Shawn, Wallace

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Most widely held works by Wallace Shawn
Toy story by Walt Disney( Visual )

53 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 7,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fun and adventure continues when Andy goes off to cowboy camp and the toys are left to their own devices. Things shift into high gear when an obsessive toy collector kidnaps Woody, who hasn't the slightest clue that he's a greatly valued collectible
The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( Visual )

72 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kindly grandfather sits down with his grandson and reads him a bedtime story. As the grandfather reads the story, the action comes alive in a classic tale of love and adventure. The beautiful Buttercup is kidnapped and held against her will in order to marry the nasty Prince Humperdinck, while Westley (her childhood beau, now returned as the Dread Pirate Roberts) attempts to save her. Along the way he meets an accomplished swordsman and a giant, both of whom become his companions in his quest
Toy Story 3 by Tom Hanks( Visual )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 2,601 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 )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 2,110 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 )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,860 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 Abigail Breslin( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl enlists the help of her friends to solve a robbery in her home that threatens to put her family's house into foreclosure, after her father leaves town to look for work and her mother takes in borders to make ends meet
Clueless by Amy Heckerling( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,726 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 Emma, Jane Austen's 19th-century comedy of manners
My dinner with André by Louis Malle( Visual )

55 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An actor has dinner with his friend, a theater director, at an Upper West Side restaurant. Together they discuss everything from money to death to love and all the superstition in between. Playing variations on their own New York-honed personas, the two dive in with introspective, intellectual gusto. All captured in a delicate, but artful detachment
Admission by Tina Fey( Visual )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,459 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
Happily n'ever after by Yukihiko Tsutsumi( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,318 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
Aunt Dan and Lemon : a play by Wallace Shawn( Book )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aunt Dan & Lemon takes us into the world of a young recluse named Lemon (alias Leonora) who spends her nights reading chronicles of Nazi atrocities. Lemon tells the audience about the overwhelming influence in her life of her parents' friend "Aunt Dan," an eccentric, passionate professor whose stories and seductive opinions enthrall Lemon from the time she is a young girl. The relationship that develops between Lemon and Aunt Dan and the conversations that went on in a small house on the bottom of an English garden form the focus of this play about political orientation and the allure of certain ideas-even if they lead to murder. A forceful play exposing the banality of society's evil, Aunt Dan & Lemon explores the ease with which good and bad become reconciled in the human mind
Toy story that time forgot( Visual )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... A smart addition to a canon whose intelligence is already well established."--Los Angeles Times
Our late night ; and, A thought in three parts by Wallace Shawn( )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wallace Shawn's award-winning Our late night premiered in New York in 1975 under direction of Andre Gregory, and was revived in London in 1999 under direction of Caryl Churchill. A thought in three parts--currently out of print--created an uproar with its 1977 London premiere and was investigated by the vice squad for its allegedly pornographic content
Pixar short films collection by Artist Not Provided( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Disney and Pixar present an incredible new collection of 12 short films, featuring multiple Academy Award nominees and a host of family favourites. Join the celebration of imagination with this must-own collection, packed with, unforgettable animation, fantastic stories and captivating characters. Plus, enjoy all-new extras that share how Pixars storied talent got their start including student films from acclaimed directors John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Pete Docter!"--Container
The designated mourner by Wallace Shawn( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 871 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
A late quartet by Yaron Zilberman( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 865 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
Vegas vacation by Stephen Kessler( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Clark Griswold 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 )

30 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 811 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
Essays by Wallace Shawn( )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the author's essays on a number of topics, including world politics, theater, sex, and the writing process
Duplex( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 798 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
 
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Shawn, Wallace M.

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CluelessAunt Dan and Lemon : a playOur late night ; and, A thought in three partsThe designated mournerThe feverEssaysTwin : a memoir