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Swift, David 1919-2001

Overview
Works: 212 works in 419 publications in 5 languages and 8,590 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Children's films  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Made-for-TV movies  Television plays  Film remakes  Musical films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Producer, Author, Scenarist, Commentator, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about David Swift
 
Most widely held works by David Swift
The parent trap by David Swift( Visual )

42 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 3,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young girls discover, while at summer camp, that they are twin sisters separated shortly after birth. Now that they are reunited the girls launch a campaign to rekindle the romance between their estranged parents
Pollyanna by Walt Disney( Visual )

43 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pollyanna, the orphan who brings sunshine into the lives of everybody she meets. But her strict Aunt Polly is too concerned with appearances and local politics to appreciate her effervescent niece. It isn't until the town almost loses their 'glad girl' that Aunt Polly realizes the power of love and lightheartedness
How to succeed in business without really trying by David Swift( Visual )

21 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ambitious young window cleaner J. Pierpont Finch buys a book describing how to get ahead in the business world and sets out to try the methods shown
Candleshoe( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to Candleshoe, a stately English manor where a swashbuckling pirate hid a fortune in Spanish doubloons centuries ago. And that's what young orphan Casey and a sly con man are determined to find
Good neighbor Sam by David Swift( Visual )

8 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This delightfully daffy comedy features Jack playing a very married ad man who poses as the husband of a sexy single girl to help her land a big inheritance
Under the yum yum tree( Visual )

6 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A love-hungry landlord tries to convince a young tenant to dump her fiance and give him a chance
Masters in the colonies( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film footage from the 1930s highlights the social and economic changes which characterize that period in Africa and India. Emphasizes the European colonial powers in Africa at that time, and the movement in India against British colonialism there
The Jack Lemmon film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Lemmon stars as a landlord intent on bedding all his female tenants
The Jack Lemmon film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A prissy suburban advertising man becomes innocently involved in a pretence to be the husband of the divorcee next door
The parent trap : the parent trap II( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parent trap: Susan and Sharon are identical twins that are separated by birth. Once they realize who they are, they make a plan to switch place with the high hopes of getting their parents back together again. Parent trap II: Now grown up, Sharon is a single mom whose daughter meets Mary and the girls turn into scheming matchmakers
Mister Peepers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey back to Jefferson Junior High with Mr. Peepers, that shy, quiet, slow-moving science teacher whose efforts to do the right thing always seemed to backfire
The interns( Visual )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of interns in a large city hospital experience a year of crises and experiences that will change their lives
The parent trap( Visual )

2 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parent trap II: Sharon McKendrick is grown up, raising 11-year-old Nikki alone. During summer school, Nikki and her new friend Mary come up with plan to get Sharon together with Mary's widowed father. When the girls start to have trouble, they go to Aunt Susan, Sharon's twin, for help
Il segreto di Pollyanna( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in Multiple languages and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Con la sua gentilezza e gioia di vivere, orfanella di dodici anni riporta la pace in un paese dove la gente si sbrana in ripicche e risentimenti. Quando si ammala, tutti le sono vicini. (My movies)
Love is a ball( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Boyer zestfully portrays a self-appointed matchmaker on the French Riviera, conducting a lively cast on a slippery road to romance
The Jack Lemmon showcase( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Under the yum yum tree: A landlord, in love with a tenant, tries to convince her to dump her fiancé and give him a chance. My sister Eileen: Two Ohio girls move to New York City to seek their fortunes: Eileen as an actress, her sister as a writer. Their apartment is a magnet for an assortment of zany characters, winding up with unwanted South American sailors who form a conga line. Phffft!: When their marriage finally goes "Phffft!", Nina and Robert get a divorce only to discover that, like it or not, some people are just meant to be together. Luv: Although they're now wed to different spouses, Ellen and Milt realize they're still in love. When their plan to get rid of their current spouses fails, the divorced matchmakers turn to murder instead
Mister Peepers( Visual )

12 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mr. Feebles is injured, the Jefferson Junior High School faculty draws lots to divvy up his janitorial tasks. Mr. Peepers lands the job of drawing lines on the volleyball court, but discovers the line marking machine has a mind of its own
Mister Peepers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey back to Jefferson Junior High with Mr. Peepers, that shy, quiet, slow-moving science teacher whose efforts to do the right thing always seemed to backfire
Mister Peepers( Visual )

7 editions published between 1952 and 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wally Cox inspires romance in the heart of a co-ed"--TV guide, December 5-11, 1952. The episode opens at the end of Mr. Peeper's class on amoebas. Helen Fernley's drawing of an amoeba looks like Mr. Peepers. Mrs. Gurney discusses the authorship of Shakespeare's plays. Helen's note to Mr. Peepers ("I'm thrilled to know you don't think 13 years is too big a difference in our ages") falls in the hands of Mrs. Gurney. Mr. Peepers, when shown the note, determines to speak to her parents. Her father is a failed inventor who is unhappy in the cement business. When Peepers arrives, he sits in a chair, and the light comes on automatically. The latest invention is a foldaway bed-sofa-table combination; Mr. Peepers becomes trapped inside it and never gets around to speaking to them about Helen's crush. Fortunately, Helen's father gets his big break in Los Angeles and Helen will be moving
 
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The parent trap
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David Swift acteur américain

David Swift Amerikaans filmregisseur (1919-2001)

David Swift attore statunitense

Swift, Bud 1919-2001

Swift, Dave 1919-2001

Дэвид Свифт

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