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Fox, Edward 1937-

Overview
Works: 240 works in 974 publications in 8 languages and 26,164 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Comedy films  Biographical films  Historical films  Television mini-series  Historical television programs  Epic films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edward Fox
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

167 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 4,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the hilarious adventure of two dashing young bachelors and the outrageous deceptions they find themselves in over love. Whenever Worthing wants to leave his dull country life behind, he makes visits to the city posing as his fictitious 'brother' Ernest. There he becomes smitten with the ravishing Gwendolen. But when Worthing is in town, his playboy pal Algy is in the country and falling for Worthing's young and beautiful ward, cecily, while also impersonating Ernest. Pandemonium ensues when these two would-be ernests find themselves face-to-face and in the predicament of explaining who they really are
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

26 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 1,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic recreation of an Allied airdrop behind German lines in Holland, and the subsequent disastrous Battle of Arnhem
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Deronda is sensitive and charming, the illegitimate son of an aristocrat, haunted by the secrets that shroud his birth. Beautiful, vivacious Gwendolen Harleth is a gambler and short on cash. When they meet at the roulette table, sparks fly. But above all, Gwendolen needs money, and the icy aristrocrat Henleigh Grandcourt is more than happy to provide. As her situation becomes more and more oppressive, she turns to Daniel for help-- only to discover his involvement with the young Jewish singer Mirah Lapidoth. Torn between his attraction to Gwendolen and his passion for Mirah and the plight of her people, Daniel is forced to look at his own mysterious past and find out who he really is-- and who he wants to be
The day of the jackal by Frederick Forsyth( Visual )

59 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Circa summer 1962, British and French police combine to find a professional killer who has been hired by the French OAS to assassinate President Charles de Gaulle, because the extremist group felt the general had betrayed them by granting independence to Algeria. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name Jackal, methodically prepares for his mission, while the authorities seek to uncover the plot that could stun the world
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholas becomes the head of the family when his father dies unexpectedly. Keeping watch over his mother and his sister Kate becomes an even greater challenge when Nicholas discovers that his father lost the family fortune due to ill-advised investments. Without a shilling to his name, Nicholas turns to his wealthy but unforgiving Uncle Ralph for help
Stage beauty by Richard Eyre( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Welcome to the 17th century stage, where Ned Kynaston's performance of Desdemona in Shakespeare's 'Othello' brings the house down nightly. Ned is the "most beautiful woman on the London stage". That is, until the King renounces the royal edict that only men can play women on stage. Enter Maria, Ned's seemingly loyal dresser, who becomes an instant star, leaving Ned to suppress his ardent feminine traits and make a man of himself
Galileo by Bertolt Brecht( Visual )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen version of Bertolt Brecht's play about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of Jupiter. He supported Copernicus' theory that the Earth revolved around the Sun. This brought him into conflict with the Catholic Church. By threatening him with torture, the Church forced him to recant his views in front of a tribunal, and sentenced him to house arrest. However, Galileo's trials and theories inspired others like Newton and Kepler to prove that the Earth was not the center of the Universe
Ronald Harwood's The dresser( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One fateful night in a small English regional theatre during World War II, a troupe of touring actors stage a production of Shakespeare's "King Lear." Bombs are falling, sirens are wailing, the curtain is up in an hour but the actor/manager Sir (Anthony Hopkins) who is playing Lear is nowhere to be seen. His dresser Norman (Ian McKellen) must scramble to keep the production alive but will Sir turn up in time? And if he does, will he be able to perform that night?
Shaka Zulu by William C Faure( Visual )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and French and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaka Zulu is the powerful true story of tribal Africa during the turbulent 19th century. This critically acclaimed mini-series follows the life of Shaka, a powerful and mighty Zulu leader, as he grows up to fulfill an ancient tribal prophecy, uniting his people into a bold new nation. Shaka is driven by his extraordinary intelligence, courage, astounding physical ability an immortal stance, leading his proud warriors in their quest to be one people, one power, one empire!
Gulliver's travels by Dave Fleischer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bizarre tale of an 18th-century Englishman who travels to strange lands that are strangely like home. It chronicles Gulliver's travels in Lilliput and Brobdingnag, and brings to life the Laputans, Struldbruggs, and Houynhnhms
The mirror crack'd by Agatha Christie( Visual )

18 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple tackles an assembly of suspects in a homicide on the set of an American extravaganza being filmed in England
The bounty by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

24 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remake of the story that claims to expose "the truth behind the legend" of the Bounty mutiny. In doing so it provides a stirring and dramatic portrait of the delicately balanced friendship between Christian and Bligh
Never say never again by Irvin Kershner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Agent 007 is hurled into a pulse-pounding race to save the world from armageddon when two atomic warheads are hijacked by the evil SPECTRE organization"--Container
A doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

18 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nora, the "model wife," commits forgery and risks destruction in order to save her husband. But after he rejects her, she leaves her husband and children to begin a new life
The dresser by Peter Yates( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and German and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film adaptation of Harwood's play about an aging English actor/manager, his dresser, and their theatre company touring England during WWII. Both the leader of the company and his dresser are essential to each other. However, the devoted dresser struggles to support the unreasonable demands of the tyrannical head of the company, during the London blitz
A month by the lake( Visual )

24 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women pursue a handsome bachelor at a luxurious lakeside resort
Force 10 from Navarone by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the darkest days of World War II, Hitler's armies are storming through Europe, annihilating all opposition in their path. But U.S. Colonel Barnsby (Ford) plots to strike a crippling blow to the brutal Nazi forces
The republic of love by Bruce Greenwood( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tom is a charismatic late-night radio talk show host whose unconventional upbringing has made him a little too quick to fall in love and marry. Fay is an academic whose expectations are impossibly high as a result of the living perfection that is her parents' marriage. This unlikely pairing proves the rule that, in love, there are no rules"--Container
Edward & Mrs. Simpson by Simon Raven( Visual )

18 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the evening of December 11, 1936, England's King Edward VIII formally broadcast his farewell to a nation. Torn between duty and love, he had decided to follow his heart. Follows the true story and the unforgettable romance that developed between the Prince of Wales and an extraordinary American woman named Wallis Simpson. That she was already married and rumored to have had other affairs, ruffled more than a few feathers. The scandal only heats up as the Prince becomes King and declares his intention to marry his mistress, who has since become divorced and available
 
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A bridge too farDaniel DerondaThe day of the jackalShaka ZuluThe mirror crack'dThe bountyThe dresser
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Eduardus Fox

Edward Fox

Edward Fox acteur britannique

Edward Fox aktor brytyjski

Edward Fox angielski aktor teatralny, filmowy i telewizyjny

Edward Fox angol színész

Edward Fox attore britannico

Edward Fox britischer Schauspieler

Edward Fox britisk skodespelar

Edward Fox britisk skuespiller

Edward Fox Brits acteur

Edward Fox brittisk skådespelare

Edward Fox English stage, film and television actor

Edward Fox pemeran laki-laki asal Britania Raya

Fox, Edward.

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Едвард Фокс

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