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Kurtz, Swoosie

Overview
Works: 162 works in 374 publications in 4 languages and 15,682 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  History  Television plays  Radio plays  Comedy films  Television comedies  Television series  Fantasy television programs 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Speaker, Interviewee, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Swoosie Kurtz
Liar liar by Tom Shadyac ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fletcher Reede 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 his son's wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his biggest asset, his mouth, has become his biggest liability. Contains extended outtake footage
The magic school bus space adventures ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 1,553 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
Dangerous liaisons by Stephen Frears ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two French members of nobility spend their time manipulating the loves of others
Duplex ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alex and Nancy are a young married couple who are happy and successful, but lack the perfect home. They think they may have found just the place when they discover the bottom half of a beautiful old duplex has opened up. While the couple are delighted with their new flat, they discover it has one major disadvantage they hadn't counted on - their upstairs neighbor, Mrs. Connelly, an elderly woman who soon makes their lives a living hell
One Christmas ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eight-year-old Buddy finds himself in New Orleans spending the holidays with his estranged father. Buddy dreams of finding Santa, a snow-covered New Orleans and a new relationship with his father
Pushing daisies by Lee Pace ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ned is a lonely pie maker whose touch can reanimate the dead, but there's a hitch. If Ned touches the person again, the miracle is reversed. If he doesn't, a bystander dies instead. Ned teams with a private eye to bring murder victims back just long enough to discover whodunit and collect the rewards. Things go well until Ned's boyhood sweetheart is the next dear departed, and he can't resist bringing her back for keeps!
The world according to Garp by George Roy Hill ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 560 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. Garp is an angry, funny ode to survival--and T.S. Garp is hell-bent upon survival
Uncommon women and others by Wendy Wasserstein ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 528 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
Superman ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 485 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 )
12 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 470 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 )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 445 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
Citizen Ruth by Alexander Payne ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1012 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content 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!
Guilty conscience ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 435 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
Cruel intentions by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two unscrupulous stepsiblings engage in a series of manipulative schemes revolving around love, sex & seduction, wreaking havoc on the lives (and reputations) of everyone unfortunate enough to pique their anger. An update of the French epistolary novel "Les liaisons dangereuses", set amongst the upper classes in New York City in the late 1990s
Fifth of July by Lanford Wilson ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 416 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
Get over it ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 372 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
Living proof ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 361 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
Six degrees of separation by John Guare ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 355 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
Bubble boy by Cinco Paul ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 350 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
True stories by David Byrne ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1999 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at Virgil, Texas, and its eccentric inhabitants which include the bachelor who posts a "wife wanted" sign on his lawn, the world's laziest woman, and a precision lawn-mower marching team
 
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