WorldCat Identities

Fox, William 1879-1952

Overview
Works: 129 works in 292 publications in 2 languages and 4,949 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  Western films  Pictorial works  Gangster films  Crime films  Comedy films  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Author, Instrumentalist, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Fox
Sunrise : a song of two humans by F. W Murnau( Visual )

43 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A villager in love with a city woman tries to kill his wife; later he repents and spends a happy day with her
The Iron Horse by John Ford( Visual )

17 editions published between 1924 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the earliest westerns, this film is a dramatization of the monumental "joining of the rails" in the late 1800's. One man's vision of a coast-to-coast railroad is realized by his son, who overcomes impossible odds to unite the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific Railways. This version includes a short documentary about the making of the film
A fool there was by Frank E Powell( Visual )

18 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cunning woman uses her irresistible charms to seduce and abandon a series of influential men. When one lover commits suicide on the deck of a luxury liner, she merely turns her gaze to another passenger, and leads him down a path to moral degradation and public scorn
Regeneration by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[1st work] Regeneration follows the rise of a child of the slums from impoverished orphan at age ten to successful Bowery hoodlum at twenty-five. On the vice-ridden streets of New York, however, he rediscovers his forgotten innocence through the encouragement of Mamie Rose, the proprietress of a downtown mission, but must resist the influences of his colleagues to whom he is bound by criminal codes of honor. [2nd work] A shopgirl reads a romance serial about a young man masquerading as a duke and decides to use her savings to spend a week pretending to be wealthy
Four sons by John Ford( Visual )

3 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film tells the tale of the Bavarian Bernle family and how their lives are affected by the outbreak of World War I. Mother Bernle is heartbroken when her sons are called to the front-- and on opposite sides. As two choose to fight for the Allies, while the other two fight for the Germans, the family is visited by the inevitable cruel irony of war: not only are the brothers likely to discover one another on the battlefield, they may also find a sibling among the fallen
Just pals by John Ford( Visual )

4 editions published between 1920 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bim seems to be his town's biggest loser, but when he takes a needy 13-year-old boy named Bill under his wing, it seems there may be some hope for Bim. After learning about Bill, a young teacher, Mary, whom Bim secretly adores, helps get the young boy into school. And when Bim then helps Mary repay a loan, defaulted on by shifty boyfriend, it becomes evident that Bim can reform
7th heaven by Frank Borzage( Visual )

9 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

7th heaven: A classic romantic melodrama that centers on Chico, a lonely Parisian sewer worker who has but two dreams: to get promoted to street sweeper, and to find a blond girl to love him
Hangman's house by John Ford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1926 and 2007 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hangman's house: Before he dies, a father tries to marry off his daughter to a man she despises. Meanwhile, the exiled patriot Hogan returns to Ireland to kill the man responsible for his sister's suicide-- her fiance. 3 bad men: A young woman and her father travel west with a wagon train. After her father is murdered, she enlists the help of three outlaws to finish his dream of participating in the land rush
City girl by F. W Murnau( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wheat farmer's son marries a waitress from the city, amidst depression, hailstorm and family problems
Born reckless( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born reckless: Hoping to use the publicity to get elected judge, a DA gives a thief the choice between jail and joining the army. Choosing the military, the thief distinguishes himself as a hero overseas, opens a club, and keeps his shady friends-- which comes in handy when the niece of an dead army buddy is kidnapped
Song o' my heart by Tom Barry( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film made as a showcase for the voice of Irish tenor, John McCormack. A fictional Irish singer leaves behind success in New York to return to Ireland to care for the children of his recently deceased childhood sweetheart
They had to see Paris( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Oklahoma mechanic Pike Peters finds himself part owner of an oil field. His wife, Idy, hitherto content, decides the family must go to Paris to get 'culture' and meet 'the right kind of people.' "--Www.imdb.com
Lucky star by Frank Borzage( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mary, a poor farm girl, meets Tim just as word comes that war has been declared. Tim enlists in the army and goes to the battlefields of Europe, where he is wounded and loses the use of his legs. Home again, Tim is visited by Mary, and they are powerfully attracted to each other; but his physical handicap prevents him from declaring his love for her. Deeper complications set in when Martin, Tim's former sergeant and a bully, takes a shine to Mary."--Www.imdb.com
Lazybones( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Steve Tuttle, the titular lazybones, takes on the responsibility of raising a fatherless girl, causing a scandal in his small town. Many years later, having returned from World War I, he discovers that he loves the grown-up girl."--Www.imdb.com
Bad girl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Haley, a dress model, meets Eddie, a radio repairman, and is intrigued when he doesn't immediately fall in love with her like all other men. Follows their rocky courtship and marriage
Street angel by Frank Borzage( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Italian girl on the run from the police captures the heart of a handsome and passionate artist. When she's caught and sent to prison, he is left only with the portrait he painted of her--and the hope that they will be together again
Liliom by Frank Borzage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liliom, a merry-go-round barker at a Budapest amusement park, becomes enamored of Julie, a servant girl, and though under the influence of Madame Muskat, a sideshow entrepreneur, he marries the girl
Hangman's house ; 3 bad men( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

3 bad men: When a trio of bandits discovers a young woman (Olive Borden) whose father was murdered by a ruthless gang, the "Three Bad Men" go from being partners in crime to comrades in chivalry
Monte Cristo by Emmett Flynn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sailor is unjustly imprisoned for twenty years, time he spends acquiring education and finesse. He then reinvents himself as Dante, the Count of Monte Cristo, and dishes out revenge to all that have wronged him
In old Arizona( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A happy-to-lucky bandit in old Arizona plays cat-and-mouse with the sheriff trying to catch him while he romances a local beauty
 
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Alternative Names
Fox, Wm 1879-

Fox, Wm 1879-1952

Fox, Wm. (William), 1879-

Fox, Wm. (William), 1879-1952

Friedman, W. 1879-

Friedman, W. 1879-1952

Fuchs, William 1879-

Fuchs, William 1879-1952

Wilhelm Fried

William Fox

William Fox American film producer

William Fox filmproducent

William Fox producteur américain

William Fox productor de cine estadounidense

William Fox produttore cinematografico ungherese

William Fox US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent (Gründer von 20th Century Fox)

Вільям Фокс

Уильям Фокс американский кинопродюсер

Уилям Фокс

ויליאם פוקס

ויליאם פוקס מפיק קולנוע אמריקאי

ويليام فوكس

ويليام فوكس منتج أفلام أمريكي

ویلیام فاکس

윌리엄 폭스

ウィリアム・フォックス

威廉·福克斯 (制片人)

威廉·福斯

Languages
English (161)

French (1)

Covers
The Fox Film Corporation, 1915-1935 : a history and filmographyIn Theda Bara's tentWilliam Fox : a story of early Hollywood, 1915-1930An empire of their own : how the Jews invented Hollywood