WorldCat Identities

Crewson, Wendy

Works: 157 works in 371 publications in 5 languages and 20,048 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Interviews  Juvenile works  Fiction  Christmas films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Wendy Crewson
The Santa Clause by John Pasquin( Visual )

27 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in English and held by 2,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy/fantasy about single father Scott Calvin and his young son Charlie whose house is visited by Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. When Santa falls off their roof and is injured, Charlie persuades his dad to take over Santa's job
Santa clause 2 by Michael Lembeck( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scott Calvin has been Santa Claus for the past eight years, and his elves consider him the best ever. But Santa's world is turned upside down when his son gets on the naughty list, and if Scott doesn't marry soon, he'll stop being Santa forever
Air Force One by Wolfgang Petersen( Visual )

42 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 2,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An uncompromising U.S. President has just told the world he will not negotiate with terrorists. But when Russian terrorists hijack Air Force One, the world's most secure and extraordinary aircraft, the President is faced with a nearly impossible decision-- give in to terrorist demands or sacrifice not only the country's dignity, but the lives of his wife and daughter
Away from her by Sarah Polley( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiona and Grant are an Ontario couple who have been married for over 40 years. During the twilight of their years, Grant is forced to face the fact that Fiona's 'forgetfulness' actually is Alzheimer's. After Fiona wanders away and is found, the decision is made for her to go into a nursing home. For the first time in their relationship, they are forced to undergo a separation since this is the nursing home 'no-visitors, ' first 30 days policy of a patient's stay. When Grant visits Fiona after the orientation period, he is devastated to find out that not only has she seemingly forgotten him, but she has transferred her affections to another man. As the distance between husband and wife grows, Grant must draw upon his love for Fiona to perform an act of self-sacrifice in order to ensure her happiness
Santa clause 3 the escape clause( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 1,685 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With another Christmas season fast approaching, Santa Claus/Scott Calvin is feeling even more pressure. Mrs. Claus is expecting a little Claus. She is also longing for the company of some "tall people." So Scott agrees to let her parents visit as long as they believe that they're really in Canada rather than at the North Pole. Further complicating matters is a visit by Scott's ex-wife, her husband, and their daughter, Lucy. A member of the Council of Legendary Figures, Jack Frost is a very bad boy. He is supremely jealous of the figures who have their own holidays, especially Santa. So he launches a plan to sabotage the toy factory and compel Scott to invoke the little-known Escape Clause and wish he'd never become Santa. The resulting chaos has Scott rewinding 12 years and juggling a full house of family and the mischievous Jack Frost, who is scheming to take over the 'big guy's' holiday
The vow( Visual )

6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young couple have a car accident that puts the wife in a coma. After she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband sets his sights on winning her heart again
Bicentennial man by Christopher Columbus( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and French and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about an android "household appliance" robot who just wants to be a regular guy
The seeker the dark is rising( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During Christmas break from school, a seemingly typical teenager discovers that he is anything but ordinary. As the seventh son of a seventh son, Will Stanton is The Seeker - a chosen warrior destined to restore the delicate earthly balance between Light and Dark. Guided by ancient protectors of the Light, young Will must travel through time to gather the hidden signs that hold the ultimate power to protect the world
The Clearing by Robert Redford( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A successful businessman is kidnapped by a mysterious man, who is disturbingly familiar with the intimate details of his prisoner's personal life
Winnie Mandela by Jennifer Hudson( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Moving from a remote tribal village to the sprawling metropolis of Johannesburg, South Africa, a proud young Winnie ... soon found love with a rising political star, Nelson Mandela... When Nelson was imprisoned for protesting the brutal Apartheid government, Winnie worked tirelessly to win his freedom and to carry on his message of peace and equality. Her struggle to keep the Mandela dream alive was rewarded by years of persecution and imprisonment, including 18 months of solitary confinement. Throughout, her resolve to fight for her freedom, her family and her country never wavered. Her leadership and unconquerable spirit caught the attention of the world and earned her the name 'the mother of the nation'"--Container
Mazes and monsters by Steven N Stern( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bound together by a desire to play "Mazes and Monsters" Robbie (Tom Hanks) and his three college classmates decide to move the board game into the local legendary cavern. Robbie starts having visions, and the line between fantasy and reality fuse into a harrowing adventure
Summer's end( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All his life, Dr. Blakely dreamed of going back to the place where he grew up. But as he uncovers his feelings, he struggles with brutal memories of childhood and whether he's made the right choice in returning. He finds his life filled with unexpected challenges and vengeful acts against him. Surprisingly, he strikes up a friendship with a young boy that might point to a new beginning for the town and himself
The doctor( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a man who becomes an extraordinary surgeon once he experiences firsthand what it's like being on ordinary patient
The last brickmaker in America by Sidney Poitier( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Danny's family is falling apart when he turns to Henry Cobb for refuge and understanding. As Henry works against the clock and Danny's father to finish his finely handcrafted bricks for the new wing on the high school, the last brickmaker in America teaches Danny about hard work, pride, life and forgiveness"--Container
Between strangers by Grard Depardieu( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Natalia is a photojournalist whose powerful image of a young girl has just been printed in a magazine. Catherine is a concert cellist whose wife-abusing father has just been released from jail. Olivia is a housewife who has devoted her life to caring for her wheelchair-boung husband. Each of these women have visions of the same small girl at moments when they are each forced to confront their pain and each finds a way back to salvation through living out a dream
The good son( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rambunctious, playful youngster's angelic smile hides dark secrets and a love of deadly games
Formosa betrayed( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Taiwanese-American professor is murdered, FBI agent Jake Kelly races to track the killers back to Taiwan. Kelly soon finds himself immersed in a dangerous conspiracy as he dodges forces ranging from the U.S. State Department to the Chinese Mafia
A hobo's Christmas( Visual )

9 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who deserted his family and lived a hobo's life for 25 years decides it's time to go home. His best friend on the road warns him that the past is best left alone, but he wants to find out for himself. His son must face the anger he feels when faced with the reappearance of the father he loved more than anyone, and the hobo must take responsibility for the pain he caused by leaving
To Gillian on her 37th birthday by Michael Pressman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grieving widower, on the brink of a breakdown, continues to "see" his late wife two years after her death
The Matthew Shepard story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a senseless act of hatred, openly gay college student Matthew Shepard was murdered in 1998. This critically-acclaimed, moving film recounts the final days of Matthew's killers' trial -- and the weeks leading to Matthew's death -- with unnerving detail"--Container
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The Santa Clause
Alternative Names
Crewson, Wendy Jane 1956-

Air Force OneSummer's endBetween strangersTo Gillian on her 37th birthday