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Shawn, Wallace

Overview
Works: 220 works in 807 publications in 9 languages and 50,086 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Children's films  Animated films  Fantasy films  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Romantic comedy films  Computer animation films 
Roles: Actor, Author, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Narrator, Translator, Performer, Librettist, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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The Princess Bride by Rob Reiner( visu )
45 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,688 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 2 by John Lasseter( visu )
32 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 4,609 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
Toy Story 3 by John Lasseter( visu )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 4,257 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 Robert Wise( visu )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 2,072 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 Steven Kellogg( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,856 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 Valerie Tripp( visu )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,762 libraries worldwide
Kit is a young girl living in Cincinnati, Ohio, during the struggles of the Great Depression. She enlists the help of her friends to solve a robbery that took place in her home that threatens to put her family's house into foreclosure. Her father leaves town to look for work and her mother takes in borders to make ends meet
Clueless by Amy Heckerling( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,627 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
My dinner with André by Louis Malle( visu )
58 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,553 libraries worldwide
An actor has dinner with his friend, a theater director, at an Upper West Side restaurant. Together they discuss everything from money to death to love and all the superstition in between. Playing variations on their own New York-honed personas, the two dive in with introspective, intellectual gusto. All captured in a delicate, but artful detachment
Admission by Paul Weitz( visu )
17 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,435 libraries worldwide
Year in and year out, Princeton admissions officer Portia Nathan has lived her life by the book. But during her annual recruiting trip, she finds herself reconnecting with a former college classmate, free-spirited teacher John Pressman. As she bends the entrance rules for one of his very unconventional students, Portia puts at risk the future she thought she always wanted, and finds her way to a surprising and exhilarating life she never dreamed of having
Happily n'ever after ( visu )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,369 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
Aunt Dan and Lemon : a play by Wallace Shawn( Book )
21 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,170 libraries worldwide
Aunt Dan & Lemon takes us into the world of a young recluse named Lemon (alias Leonora) who spends her nights reading chronicles of Nazi atrocities. Lemon tells the audience about the overwhelming influence in her life of her parents' friend "Aunt Dan," an eccentric, passionate professor whose stories and seductive opinions enthrall Lemon from the time she is a young girl. The relationship that develops between Lemon and Aunt Dan and the conversations that went on in a small house on the bottom of an English garden form the focus of this play about political orientation and the allure of certain ideas-even if they lead to murder. A forceful play exposing the banality of society's evil, Aunt Dan & Lemon explores the ease with which good and bad become reconciled in the human mind
Vanya on 42nd Street by Louis Malle( visu )
31 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 851 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
A late quartet by Yaron Zilberman( visu )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and French and held by 850 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 holiday by Nancy Meyers( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 848 libraries worldwide
When Clark Griswold 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 )
31 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 817 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."--Back cover
Duplex ( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 795 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
Grasses of a thousand colors by Wallace Shawn( Book )
16 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
"Grasses of a Thousand Colors is a poetic epic that tells the story of a scientist (Ben), his wife (Cerise), and his two mistresses (Robin and Rose), as they fend for their lives in a world much like ours, yet one savagely close to extinction. Due to the scientific manipulation of the world's crops, a destructive system for which Ben is partly responsible, there is very little nourishment left to be had, except for those most privileged and connected." "Despite the dying off of most of the world, these characters manage to survive, at times tasting the good life, admiring the beauties of nature, feasting on animalistic sex, and finding love. The play raises issues of redemption, forgiveness, and responsibility as it recounts a somewhat passionate, erotic adventure story."--Jacket
Our late night ; and, A thought in three parts by Wallace Shawn( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
Two early plays by the noted writer and actor Wallace Shawn
My dinner with André by Wallace Shawn( Book )
9 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 74 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
The designated mourner ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Set in an unnamed repressive country, possibly in the near future, a married couple and the wife's father discuss, directly with the audience, their lives and the death of culture
 
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Alternative Names
Shawn, Wallace M.
Shawn, Wallace Michael 1943-
Shawn, Wally 1943-
Wallace Shawn acteur américain
Wallace Shawn actor estadounidense
Wallace Shawn aktor amerykański
Wallace Shawn Amerikaans acteur
Wallace Shawn amerikansk författare och skådespelare
Wallace Shawn amerikansk skribent og skodespelar
Wallace Shawn amerikansk skribent og skuespiller
Wallace Shawn attore, doppiatore e commediografo statunitense
Wallace Shawn US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Regisseur und Autor
Wallace Shawn yhdysvaltalainen näyttelijä
Уоллес Шон
Շոն Ուոլես
וולאס שון
والاس شاون بازیگر و نویسنده آمریکایی
والاس شون
월리스 숀
ウォーレス・ショーン
華萊士·肖恩
Languages
English (325)
German (20)
Spanish (9)
French (6)
Swedish (2)
Catalan (2)
Chinese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Finnish (1)
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