Fox Film Corporation
Most widely held works about Fox Film Corporation
Most widely held works by Fox Film Corporation
Sunrise a song of two humans ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 556 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.
Cavalcade ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
The film traces the lives of two different families over three decades from the Boer War to the close of the 19th century through World War I and the early 1930's.
The little colonel ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1935 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 403 libraries worldwide
An old-fashioned Southern colonel has disowned his daughter for marrying a Yankee and resists all entreaties for a reconciliation until he succumbs to the charms of his little granddaughter. Previews of other Shirley Temple films precede feature.
Baby, take a bow ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 380 libraries worldwide
A lighthearted musical comedy about a little girl who finds a stolen necklace and saves her father from going to prison.
Charlie Chan in London ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
"To investigate a young woman's claim that her brother has been framed for murder, Chan invites himself to a stately English manor, where guests gathering for a fox hunt unwittingly harbor the real killer!" -- Container.
Charlie Chan in Paris ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
"Chan battles an entire conspiracy - filled with multiple murders - wherein the prime suspect appears to have committed crimes in three places at once!"--Container.
Charlie Chan in Egypt ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
"The famous detective grapples with supernatural forces, as well as a murder mystery in this classic, which also features a young Rita Hayworth"--Container.
Charlie Chan in Shanghai ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
"Chan visits the country of his honorable ancestors, only to encounter a murder and opium ring"--Container.
Stand up and cheer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
FDR appoints a Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up the American public. But when greedy industrialists who are profiting from the Depression thwart his every move, the Secretary begins to lose hope. That is, until he learns that some of the performances he has organized, including one by little Shirley Dugan, are lifting the nation out of its misery.
Bright eyes ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1934 and 1998 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Five-year-old Shirley Blake is the daughter of a crack aviator who died in a plane crash, and when her mother also dies she becomes the center of a bitter custody battle.
Doubting Thomas ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Will Rogers plays Thomas Brown, president of Brown's Breakfast Sausage. All's well until Mrs. Brown decides to join an amateur theater group. Even a disastrous opening night fails to dampen anyone's enthusiasm, so Thomas resorts to other means to discourage his wife's theatrical ambitions.
Regeneration ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1915 and 2001 in English and held by 142 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.
Judge Priest ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1934 and 2007 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
The good judge tries the case of a Civil War veteran accused of assault before a jury of Confederate veterans.
The iron horse ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
A young man pursues his murdered father's dream of the first transcontinental railroad, overcoming impossible odds, greedy officials, crooked Indians, and his father's killer to unite the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific railways.
Steamboat 'round the bend ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
When riverboat captain Doctor John Pearly learns that his nephew Duke has killed a man in self-defense, he urges Duke to turn himself in. But Duke's only chance for freedom is the testimony of a half-crazed witness, New Moses, who has disappeared upriver.
Life begins at 40 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
When Kenesaw H. Clark hires a young ex-con to work at his paper, the town's rich banker, Colonel Abercrombie, shuts down Clark's operation. Undaunted, Clark starts a new paper in direct opposition to Abercrombie and recruits the town bum to run against Abercrombie for mayor.
In old Kentucky ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Rogers, with help from tap-dancing Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, carries this story of two opposing clans residing in the hills.
Just pals ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 112 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.
Four sons ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 112 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.
City girl ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
A wheat farmer's son marries a waitress from the city, amidst depression, hailstorm and family problems.
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