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Kurtz, Swoosie

Works: 164 works in 467 publications in 7 languages and 17,348 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Historical films  History  Fantasy television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Speaker, Recipient, Interviewee, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Swoosie Kurtz
Liar liar by John Huston( Visual )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fletcher Reed is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday cake, he has just one wish-- that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his biggest asset-- his mouth-- has become his biggest liability
Dangerous Liaisons by Stephen Frears( Visual )

23 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two French members of nobility spend their time manipulating the loves of others
The magic school bus space adventures by Not Available( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three episodes from the television series. In The Magic school bus Gets Lost in Space the students go on a planetarium field trip and are magically transported out of the earth's atmosphere into space where they visit each of the nine planets. In The Magic School Bus Out of This World they learn about gravity and meteors as an asteroid hurtles toward Earth. In the last episode, The Magic School Bus Taking Flight they learn about the basics of aerodynamics after they enter a model airplane contest
Duplex( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 884 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
Pushing daisies by Lee Pace( Visual )

11 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ned is a lonely pie maker whose touch can reanimate the dead. Not bad, but there is a hitch. If Ned touches the person again, the miracle is reversed. If he does not touch them, than a bystander dies in that person's place. So, Ned teams with a private eye who brings murder victims back just long enough to discover whodunit, and collects the reward
One Christmas( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy leaves his home in the country with his aunt to spend the holidays with his estranged father in the big city. In his search for Santa in New Orleans, he finds more than he could ever hope for
Uncommon women and others by Wendy Wasserstein( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation for television of the Phoenix Theatre's production of Wendy Wasserstein's play about five friends who hold a reunion seven years after their graduation from Mount Holyoke
The world according to Garp by George Roy Hill( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and German and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garp is a man whose life unfolds from cradle to grave in counterpoint to the dizzy, violent, cruel and casually destructive rhythms of our anxious age. Whilst Garp sees himself as a "serious" writer, his mother Jenny writes a feminist manifesto at an opportune time, and finds herself as a magnet for all manner of distressed women
Superman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lexcorp accidentally unearths the intergalactic serial killer Doomsday, Superman must battle the creature head-on in the fight of his life. The world collectively mourns their fallen hero and humanity realizes it will never feel truly safe again. Superman's enemies rejoice, all but Lex Luthor, who grieves the loss in his own demented manner, setting off a chilling chain of events that even he couldn't have foreseen
Ah, wilderness! by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

16 editions published between 1975 and 2006 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production of Eugene O'Neill's nostalgic paean to the rites of adolescence has been hailed for its beauty, intimacy and good humor. Set in New England in the days of America's innocence, the affectionate comedy presents a young man's coming of age during a summer in which he experiemnts with poetry, politics, wicked women and alcohol and succumbs to his first romantic crush
Pushing daisies( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ned is a young man with a very special gift. As a boy, Ned discovered that he could return the dead briefly back to life with just one touch. Now a pie maker, Ned puts his ability to use, not only touching dead fruit and making it ripe with everlasting flavor, but working with a private investigator to crack murder cases by getting the dead to name their killers. But Ned's life is complicated when he brings his childhood sweetheart back to life and keeps her alive. Life would be perfect except if Ned ever touches her again, she'll go back to being dead, this time for good
Fifth of July by Lanford Wilson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The television production of Lanford Wilson's Broadway play about college friends who agitated for what they hoped would be a better world and who are now looking for a way to revive their dreams of what life can be
Guilty conscience by Blue Wave( Visual )

30 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suspenseful psychological drama delves into the inner workings of the human mind. An egocentric lawyer, Anthony Hopkins, conducts an ongoing debate with his conscience about the ramifications of killing his wife, Blythe Danner, to be with his mistress. The tension builds to a peak as he weighs the pros and cons of the impending crime
Citizen Ruth by Alexander Payne( Visual )

17 editions published between 1012 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruth Stoops is pregnant, confused and in trouble with the law for the umpteenth time! But it doesn't stop there! She soon becomes the unwitting object of a wacky tug-of-war that erupts when pro-lifers square off with pro-choicers and everyone goes to ridiculous extremes trying to claim her as a national symbol for their cause!
Proof of life by Werner Herzog( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Dr. Dennis Slamon, an oncologist and researcher who must make sacrifices in his personal life while on his quest to find a cure for breast cancer
Bubble boy by Cinco Paul( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jimmy is a good-hearted innocent born with no immunities against germs. He grows up in a plastic bubble. To win back the girl of his dreams, he steps out of his indoor greenhouse and into a homemade bubble suit
Get over it by Tommy O'Haver( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the tale of a high school boy who is down on his luck. He loses his girlfriend and will do anything to get her back--including quitting the basketball team and trying out for an acting role in a Shakespeare play. But as soon as he stops moping over his break up, he begins to take interest in his best friend's little sister, and finds that romance is everywhere
Mike & Molly( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third season starts in Paris, where Mike and Molly are getting ready to leave their honeymoon and embark on their journey as a married couple. Adjusting to their new lives at home won't be easy, since they will be living with Molly's overindulgent sister, Victoria, and her smart-talking mother, Joyce. Sharing the already crowded house will prove challenging for the newlyweds, especially when they decide to start trying for a baby
Six degrees of separation a drama by John Guare( Recording )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Manhattan art dealers take a young man into their home believing him to be a friend of their children and Sidney Poiter's son, he leaves them with a lasting impression
Part swan, part goose : an uncommon memoir of womanhood, work and family by Swoosie Kurtz( Book )

in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a wise, warmhearted memoir that celebrates her extraordinary life and stellar career, Swoosie Kurtz shares just the right combination of personal misadventure and showbiz lore, candidly reflecting on the right choices that empowered her, the wrong choices that enlightened her, and the intimate journey of caring for an aging parent
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The magic school bus space adventures
Alternative Names
Kurtz, Swoozie

Kurtz, Swoozie 1944-

Svusi Kerc

Swoosie Kurtz actrice américaine

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Swoosie Kurtz amerikansk skuespiller

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Swoosie Kurtz yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä

Свузі Керц

Свуси Кёрц

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The magic school bus space adventuresPushing daisiesOne ChristmasSupermanProof of lifeGet over itSix degrees of separation a drama