WorldCat Identities

Kurtz, Swoosie

Works: 234 works in 519 publications in 6 languages and 17,656 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Television series  Television comedies  History  Juvenile works  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Children's films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Narrator, Speaker, Interviewee, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Swoosie Kurtz
Liar liar by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

17 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and held by 1,641 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
Dangerous Liaisons by Stephen Frears( Visual )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 18th century France, this is the story of two bored aristocrats and the havoc they wreak when they play dangerous games with people's lives. The beautiful widow Merteuil challenges rakish Valmont to seduce a virtuous young married woman, never suspecting that he would violate his personal credo and fall in love
The magic school bus space adventures( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,179 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 )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 878 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
One Christmas( Visual )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 629 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
Pushing daisies by Lee Pace( Visual )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 603 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 )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and German and held by 582 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
Superman( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 536 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
Pushing daisies by Lee Pace( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This forensic fairytale follows Ned, 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 good use, not only touching dead fruit and making it ripe with everlasting flavor, but working with a private investigator to crack murder cases by raising the dead and getting them to name their killers. But the tale gets complicated when Ned brings his childhood sweetheart, Chuck, back from the dead, and keeps her alive. Chuck becomes the third partner in Ned and Emerson's private-investigation enterprise, encouraging them to use Ned's skills for good, not just for profit. Life would be perfect for Ned and Chuck, except for one cruel twist: If he ever touches her again, she'll go back to being dead, this time for good
Uncommon women and others by Wendy Wasserstein( Visual )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2002 in English and held by 486 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
Guilty conscience( Visual )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 478 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 Choderlos de Laclos( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 463 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
Ah, wilderness! by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 418 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
Mike & Molly( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 382 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
Living proof( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 369 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 367 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( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 354 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 )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Season five, Molly has embarked on a new career as a writer. After selling her romance novel, Molly's excitement is short-lived as she now faces the pressures of deadlines, taking notes from her opinionated publisher and dealing with her own insecurities. Aside from living under the same roof as his in-laws, Mike has to ride the roller coaster of being married to a published author
Six degrees of separation : a drama by John Guare( Recording )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 327 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
Category 7 : the end of the world( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a deadly storm descends upon Earth, officials scramble to pinpoint the cause. Though global warming is the suspect, scientist Faith Clavell realizes that something else is triggering the extreme weather. She must enter the storm itself to stop it
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The magic school bus space adventures
Alternative Names
Kurtz, Swoozie

Kurtz, Swoozie 1944-

Svusi Kerc

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Свузі Керц

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The magic school bus space adventuresOne ChristmasPushing daisiesSupermanLiving proofGet over itSix degrees of separation : a drama