WorldCat Identities

Fox, Edward 1937-

Works: 326 works in 1,113 publications in 6 languages and 26,612 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Comedy films  Television mini-series  War films  Epic films  Romantic comedy films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Other, Author, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Edward Fox
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

146 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 4,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Gandhi's adult life, when he led an entire country to freedom, using non-violent methods
The importance of being earnest by Barnaby Thompson( Visual )

28 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,864 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 )

30 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In September 1944, flush with success after the Normandy Invasion, the Allies confidently launched Operation Market Garden, a wild scheme intended to put an early end to World War II by invading Germany and smashing the Reich's war plants. However, a combination of battlefield politics, faulty intelligence, bad luck and worse weather led to disaster
The day of the jackal by Frederick Forsyth( Visual )

53 editions published between 1973 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 1,120 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
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,103 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
Nicholas Nickleby by Douglas McGrath( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in English and held by 942 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 )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 698 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
The bounty by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

28 editions published between 1984 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 597 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
Ronald Harwood's The dresser( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 588 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" who is playing Lear is nowhere to be seen. His dresser "Norman" 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?
Gulliver's travels by Charles Sturridge( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of an 18th-century physician who takes eight years to travel through a variety of fantastical lands, only to have everyone but his wife take him for a madman when he returns home
Never say never again by Irvin Kershner( Visual )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and French and held by 561 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 mirror crack'd by Agatha Christie( Visual )

16 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in English and held by 517 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 dresser by Peter Yates( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and German and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lives and relationships of those within a British traditional touring stage company provide the backdrop for a study of the intense relationship between the leader of the company and his dresser
A month by the lake( Visual )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1978 and 2018 in English and held by 460 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. But when the team's plan goes awry in the firestorm of blistering battles, deceit and treachery, Barnsby and the squad's hard-driving Major Mallory (Shaw) are forced to devise a new and even more dangerous scheme to attack the Nazi war machine-- or risk losing the rest of Europe to its awesome, destructive power
Shaka Zulu( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 435 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!
Edward & Mrs. Simpson by Simon Raven( Visual )

19 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
The republic of love by Bruce Greenwood( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about the barriers facing lovers in the 21st century
Galileo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 408 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 portrait of a lady by James Cellan Jones( Visual )

9 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a spirited American girl, reared in England by her aunt, determined to live her life to the fullest
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
A bridge too farThe day of the jackalDaniel DerondaThe bountyThe dresserThe portrait of a lady
Alternative Names
Eduardus Fox

Edward Fox

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Fox, Edward.

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Едвард Фокс

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