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Shawn, Wallace

Works: 219 works in 642 publications in 4 languages and 43,064 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Interviews  Fiction  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Film sequels 
Roles: Actor, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Performer, Librettist, Translator, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Toy story by Tom Hanks ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1955 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 4,961 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 Cary Elwes ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 4,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Return to a time when men were men and swamps were fire swamps, full of quicksand and rodents of unusual size. Lagoons were inhabited by shrieking eels, and the most beautiful woman in the world was named ... Buttercup? Well, it's a bent fairy tale, complete with all the fencing, fighting, chases, escapes and silly accents you'd expect
Toy story 3 by Tom Hanks ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 2,445 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 )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 1,953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Real estate salesman Jim Evers, thinking to get rich quick by selling an old country estate, must do some fast talking when he discovers Gracey Manor is haunted and he, his wife, and children are in danger of becoming permanent houseguests
Chicken Little by Mark Dindal ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1,791 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 Patricia Rozema ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After her father leaves to find work during the Great Depression, Kit's mother takes in boarders, and when the lockbox with the family money disappears Kit sets out to solve the mystery
My dinner with Andre by Louis Malle ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two friends, an intense, experimental theater director and a down-to-earth actor, meet over dinner in a New York restaurant and discuss their innermost feelings
Toy story 2 by John Lasseter ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 1,406 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
Clueless by Amy Heckerling ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,404 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
Happily n'ever after ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,312 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
Admission by Tina Fey ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,290 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
Aunt Dan and Lemon : a play by Wallace Shawn ( Book )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A thrilling friend of her parents casts a spell over a young girl. A study in the glamour of brutal ideas. 'Aunt Dan and Lemon' was first produced by the Royal Court Theatre, London, and the New York Shakespeare Festival. It received its world premiere at the Royal Court Theatre in August 1985
Pixar short films collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disney and Pixar present an incredible new collection of 12 short films, featuring multiple Academy Award nominees (best short film, animated: Presto, 2008; Day & Night, 2010; La Luna, 2011) and a host of family favorites. Join the celebration of imagination with this must-own collection, packed with unforgettable animation, fantastic stories, and captivating characters
Vanya on 42nd Street by Louis Malle ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 799 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
Vegas vacation ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Clark Griswold (Chase) 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 )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 795 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." -- from back cover
A late quartet by Philip Seymour Hoffman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 789 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
The designated mourner by Wallace Shawn ( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 761 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
My favorite Martian ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this movie based on the 60's television series of the same name, TV reporter, Tim O'Hara stumbles upon a Martian who has just crashed on Earth. Tim schemes to expose the Martian who has taken human form as "Uncle Martin." When Tim's efforts are foiled by Uncle Martin's antics, he decides to help the alien return home
Duplex ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 739 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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Alternative Names
Shawn, Wallace M.
Shawn, Wallace Michael 1943-
Shawn, Wally 1943-
English (285)
Spanish (3)
German (1)
Portuguese (1)