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Swift, David 1919-2001

Overview
Works: 176 works in 352 publications in 6 languages and 8,650 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Fiction  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations  History 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Director, Commentator, Producer, Scenarist, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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posthumous Publications by David Swift, published posthumously.
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Most widely held works by David Swift
The parent trap by David Swift ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1961 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 4,165 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
Pollyanna by Walt Disney ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young orphan brings sunshine into the lives of everyone she meets with her optimistic outlook on life
How to succeed in business without really trying by David Swift ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 968 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 )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 472 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 3 languages and held by 173 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 )
8 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A love-hungry landlord tries to convince a young tenant to dump her fiance and give him a chance
The parent trap 2-movie collection ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two identical twins, separated since their parents' divorce, scheme to switch places in order to get their parents back together; As grownups, a niece convinces one of the twins to help match up her divorced sister with the niece's friend's widowed father
Masters in the colonies ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 40 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 31 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 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A prissy suburban advertising man becomes innocently involved in a pretence to be the husband of the divorcee next door
Mister Peepers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 27 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 22 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
Love is a ball ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 10 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
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
Losing the peace ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of film footage from the 1930s highlights the social and economic changes which characterize that period in France. Leon Blum's policies and their effects are discussed. Also discusses European politics as it relates to France
À nous quatre ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rifleman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In The most amazing man, when a charming little man arrives in town weaving hair-raising tales of gun battles with notorious bad men, Lucas helps him find an ingenious way to avoid a real gun battle. In New Orleans menace, an arch-criminal from New Orleans decides to hide out at the McCain ranch. In One went to Denver, Lucas welcomes an old friend to town, but soon finds out that his friend is up to no good. In The prodigal, Lucas and Mark are held prisoner in their own home when a bank robber tells his mother that he owns the ranch and that Mark is her grandson. In The safe guard, dangerous complications arise when a brawny, slow-witted gunman is hired to guard the bank
Il segreto di Pollyanna ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Multiple languages and Undetermined and held by 5 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)
Summer magic. Pollyanna ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When financial ruin forces the Careys to leave Boston, their teenage daughter Nancy hatches a plan to resettle them in a tiny New England hamlet, with hilarious consequences for both her family and their new neighbours!
The parent trap The parent trap II ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 5 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
 
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Alternative Names
Swift, Bud, 1919-2001
Swift, Dave 1919-2001
Languages
English (116)
Spanish (7)
German (5)
French (5)
Multiple languages (2)
Czech (2)
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