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Fox, Edward 1937-

Overview
Works: 222 works in 687 publications in 6 languages and 23,561 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Naval history  Fiction  Juvenile works  Animated films  Television programs  War films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Edward Fox
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough ( Visual )
94 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 4,229 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 Oliver Parker ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Algernon is a gentlemen from a wealthy family. Algernon's close friend Jack, has a ward, Cecily. Both Algernon and Jack have created alter egos to make life more interesting. Algernon arrives for a weekend visit in the country posing as Earnest. Having heard of Earnest's misadventures, Cicely has developed an infatuation with the rogue, and Algernon's impersonation of him works famously on Cicely. Meanwhile, Algernon's cousin, Gwendolyn, arrives for the weekend, and is startled to discover Jack is also there -- except that she knows him as bad-boy Earnest. So just who really is who?
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,631 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 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,091 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 Fred Zinnemann ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a cold, suave British assassin hired by the French OAS to kill General Charles de Gaulle. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name of Jackal, relentlessly moves toward the date with death that would rock the world. The tension mounts as the methodical preparations of the Jackal are paralleled with the efforts of the police to uncover the plot, which gives the story non-stop, edge-of-your-seat suspense
Nicholas Nickleby by Douglas McGrath ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dans les années 1850, la famille Nickleby mène une existence heureuse dans le Devon. Jusqu'au jour où le père meurt après avoir perdu toutes ses économies en bourse. Pour subsister, ses deux enfants, Nicholas et sa jeune soeur, sollicitent l'aide du frère du défunt, Ralph, riche homme d'affaires londonien. Celui-ci place Kate dans une maison de couture et envoie Nicholas comme instituteur dans le pensionnat tenu par les Squeers. Nicholas découvre les mauvais traitements infligés aux enfants et prend sous son aile Smike, un orphelin boiteux régulièrement battu
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 818 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
A Doll's house by Henrik Ibsen ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 569 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 bounty by Roger Donaldson ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the Bounty ship and Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian who sail on a voyage from Britain to Tahiti. Bligh proves to be a brutal tyrant and after six pleasant months on Tahiti, Christian leads the crew to mutiny on the homeward voyage
A month by the lake ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two women pursue a handsome bachelor at a luxurious lakeside resort
Never say never again by Irvin Kershner ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 474 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
The portrait of a lady by Jane Campion ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of a spirited American girl, reared in England by her aunt, determined to live her life to the fullest
Edward & Mrs. Simpson ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 462 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
Shaka Zulu ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 460 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!
The republic of love ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A romantic comedy about the barriers facing lovers in the 21st century
Galileo by Bertolt Brecht ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 440 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
The dresser by Peter Yates ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the relationship between Sir, an aging actor, and his dresser
The mirror crack'd by Agatha Christie ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 418 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
A dance to the music of time by Channel Four (Great Britain) ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes
Force 10 from Navarone by Guy Hamilton ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 376 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. To succeed, he'll need the help of the most skilled and lethal soldiers in the world: the Force 10 squad, fresh from their triumphant mission at Navarone
 
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Fox, Edward.
Languages
English (261)
German (22)
Spanish (22)
French (13)
Multiple languages (2)
Japanese (1)
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