WorldCat Identities

Fox, Edward 1937-

Overview
Works: 236 works in 767 publications in 6 languages and 24,635 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Historical television programs  Romance television programs  Television mini-series  Melodrama  Naval history  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edward Fox
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

106 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,265 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 )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,813 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 )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 1,689 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
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,127 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 )

39 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,007 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 Charles Dickens( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 994 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
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 728 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 bounty by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Christian and Captain Bligh had a delicately balanced friendship until the mutiny on HMS The Bounty. The rigors of life for an 18th-century seaman and the budding romance of Fletcher Christian and his Tahitian princess are dramatically portrayed
A Doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 502 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
Never say never again by Irvin Kershner( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 493 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 month by the lake( Visual )

18 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women pursue a handsome bachelor at a luxurious lakeside resort
Galileo by Bertolt Brecht( Visual )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 484 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 republic of love( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about the barriers facing lovers in the 21st century
The mirror crack'd by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 454 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 portrait of a lady by James Cellan Jones( Visual )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a spirited American girl, reared in England by her aunt, determined to live her life to the fullest
Shaka Zulu( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 449 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 )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 436 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 dresser by Peter Yates( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 428 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 dance to the music of time by Christophe Morahan( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 413 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 )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 394 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 plots to strike a crippling blow upon 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. They are fresh from their triumphant mission at Navarone. But when the team's plan goes awry in a firestorm of blistering battles, Barnsby and the squad's hard-driving Major Mallory are forced to devise a new and even more dangerous scheme to attack the Nazi war machine
 
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Eduardus Fox

Edward Fox acteur britannique

Edward Fox aktor brytyjski

Edward Fox attore britannico

Edward Fox britischer Schauspieler

Edward Fox britisk skodespelar

Edward Fox britisk skuespiller

Edward Fox Brits acteur

Edward Fox brittisk skådespelare

Fox, Edward.

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Эдвард Фокс британский актёр

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ادوارد فاکس بازیگر بریتانیایی

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A bridge too farDaniel DerondaThe day of the jackalThe bountyThe portrait of a ladyThe dresser