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Shawn, Wallace

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Most widely held works by Wallace Shawn
Toy story by Ronald Kidd( Visual )

60 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 7,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woody, the cowboy (Tom Hanks), and Buzz Lightyear, a space ranger (Tim Allen), are rival toys until they must work together to escape the toy-torturing boy next door
The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( Visual )

67 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lowly stable boy, Westley, pledges his love to the beautiful Buttercup, only to be abducted and reportedly killed by pirates while Buttercup is betrothed to the evil Prince Humperdinck. Even as Buttercup herself is kidnapped by a giant, a scheming criminal mastermind, and a master Spanish swordsman, a mysterious masked pirate follows in pursuit
Toy Story 3 by Tom Hanks( Visual )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 2,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Andy prepares to leave for college, his loyal toys find they have been donated to the Sunnyside Daycare where untamed tots with their sticky little fingers do not play nice. So, it's all for one and one for all as they join Barbie's counterpart Ken, a thespian hedgehog named Mr. Pricklepants, and a pink, strawberry-scented teddy bear called Lots-o'-Huggin' Bear to plan their great escape and ensure that no toy gets left behind
The haunted mansion by Rob Minkoff( Visual )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 2,118 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 Steven Kellogg( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the sky really is falling, who will rise to save the day? Together with his hysterical band of misfit friends, Chicken Little must hatch a plan to save the planet from alien invasion and prove that the world's biggest hero is a little chicken
Kit Kittredge : an American girl by Abigail Breslin( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,762 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
Clueless by Amy Heckerling( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rich, popluar, high-school girl Cher, decides it is time to help out the less-fortunate new girl in her school by making her popular, and all goes well until the girl starts to become more popular than Cher
My dinner with André by Louis Malle( Visual )

57 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,622 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
Admission by Tina Fey( Visual )

18 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,452 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 )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,321 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 )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,147 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 )

4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During one of Bonnie's post-Christmas playdates, the Toy Story crew find themselves in uncharted territory when the coolest set of action figures ever turn out to be dangerously delusional. It's all up to Trixie, the triceratops, if the gang hopes to ever return to Bonnie's room
Pixar short films collection by Artist Not Provided( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 924 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
A late quartet by Yaron Zilberman( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 862 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 860 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!
Vanya on 42nd Street by Louis Malle( Visual )

30 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and German and held by 845 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
The fever by Wallace Shawn( Book )

30 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 802 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 )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 729 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
Essays by Wallace Shawn( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects the author's essays on a number of topics, including world politics, theater, sex, and the writing process
Our late night ; and, A thought in three parts by Wallace Shawn( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 215 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
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Kit Kittredge : an American girl
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Shawn, Wallace M.

Shawn, Wallace Michael 1943-

Shawn, Wally 1943-

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CluelessAunt Dan and Lemon : a playVanya on 42nd StreetThe feverThe designated mournerEssaysOur late night ; and, A thought in three parts