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Dixon, Humphrey

Overview
Works: 29 works in 75 publications in 5 languages and 8,023 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Coming-of-age films  Romantic comedy films  Made-for-TV movies  Romance films  Fiction 
Roles: Film editor, Other, edm
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Humphrey Dixon
Enemy at the gates by Joseph Fiennes( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of WWII Russian hero Vassili Zaitsev whose fame thrust him into a personal war with the Nazis best sharpshooter, Major Erwin Konig
Wimbledon by Li cha lang ke long( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An aging male tennis star has one last shot, and two weeks, to win the greatesst tennis tournament and the heart of an upcoming women's tennis star
Evelyn by Paul Pender( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1953, Desmond Doyle takes on the Irish family law system and the Catholic Church in a bid to be reunited with his children. Despite a strong work ethic, Desmond has a hard time holding on to steady work. Desmond's wife walks out on the relationship and his sporadic employment eventually attracts the attention of the law. A court order sends his two sons and young daughter to separate Catholic orphanages until Desmond can prove he's capable of properly supporting them. However, Desmond discovers merely getting work is not enough to bring his children back to him
My house in Umbria( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming, evocative drama about a group of travelers in Italy who find solace and friendship after being thrown together by tragedy
Dancing at Lughnasa by Pat O'Connor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite their hardships, five sisters living in rural Ireland in 1936 are able to embrace life and all its complexities, and dance with joy in their hearts
Heat and dust by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1970s, a woman travels to India to find the truth about her great-aunt, who left her British husband for an Indian prince in the 1930s
A simple twist of fate( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and Chinese and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a local politician attempts to come between a single dad and his adopted daughter, they fight to remain a family, and the bond between father and daughter is strengthened
A Room with a View by E. M Forster( Visual )

12 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on E.M. Forster's novel of requited love. A young, independent-minded, upper-class Edwardian woman ... is trying to sort out her burgeoning romantic feelings, divided between an enigmatic free spirit she meets on vacation in Florence and the priggish bookworm to whom she becomes engaged back in the more corseted Surrey."--Container
The Europeans by James Ivory( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Baroness Munster ... arrives in New England with her brother Felix to visit wealthy American relatives. The Wentworths, a civilized, rather dour family, welcome their foreign cousins with misgivings, distrusting the effect of continental customs on their lives. Only Gertrude ... welcomes the magic these bohemians might bring, and despite her father's warnings, launches a friendship with her cousin Felix."--External container
Mister Johnson by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Nigerian villager is eager to work as a civil servant for the British authorities, including a sympathetic district officer, in the hopes that it will benefit him in the future. Instead, his ambition leads to his tragic downfall. Mister Johnson, based on a 1939 novel by Joyce Cary, is a graceful, heartfelt drama about the limits of idealism, affectingly acted and handsomely shot
Quartet by James Ivory( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quartet consists of novelist Marya Zelli, her Polish husband, Stephen, wealthy philanderer/artist H.J. Heidler and his wife, Lois. Though she has been indulgent of H.J.'s past indiscretions, Lois isn't keen on her husband carrying on an affair with Marya under their own roof. Meanwhile, Stephen sits in prison, jailed for his various petty thefts. Once Stephen is released, he learns about the triangle. When the dust settles, it is Marya who suffers the most
Roseland by James Ivory( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three vignettes set in Manhattan's famous old ballroom, Roseland
The journey of August King( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1815, and North Carolina widower and farmer August King sets off on his yearly trip to sell his produce and buy the stock and goods he will need to survive the winter. On his journey, he comes upon a young, female, run-away slave. Now King must decide if he will break the law and help her to freedom, or if he should leave her to be hunted down and, ultimately, returned to her slave owner
Enemy at the gates ; Uncommon valor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncommon valor: For over ten years, Rhodes has been living a nightmare searching for his son who is listed as 'missing in action' in Vietnam. After useless appeals to the government for information, Rhodes takes matters into his own hands
Lawn dogs by John Duigan( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trent, an outsider who mows lawns, quietly observes the infidelities and hypocrisies that abound in the affluent, gated community of Camelot Gardens -- bored wives sleeping around while their husbands try to climb the social ladder. When a 10-year-old from one family forges a friendship with Trent, things suddenly become very complicated
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The bridges at Toko-Ri": Not every pilot can guide his aircraft from a wave-tossed deck, seek out targets over unfamiliar Korean terrain, then return to what looks like a speck in the sea. Naval Reservist Harry Brubaker can. A war-weary World War II veteran who must leave his family to fight again
The perfect man ; Head over heels ; Wimbledon ; The story of us( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perfect man: Holly is determined to find the ideal man for her single mom. With no flesh-and-blood options in sight, she creates an imaginary secret admirer based on a charming real-life restaurant owner. Head over heels: An art restorer sharing an East Side apartment with four successful models feels unglamorous until Mr. Right walks into her life, but she has reason to believe that he might be guilty of murder. Wimbledon: An aging male tennis star has one last shot, and two weeks, to win the greatest tennis tournament and the heart of an upcoming women's tennis star. Story of us: When their kids leave home for summer camp, a married couple whose relationship is on the rocks must finally decide whether to work on their problems or get a divorce
Paranoid( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meet Chloe, a beautiful, successful fashion model who joins a boyfriend for a weekend in the country with some of his friends. ... She witnesses jealousy, bitterness and sexual tension . . ."--Container
The journey of August King( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

August King's life is changed forever when he risks everything to help a beautiful woman on a courageous and very dangerous search for a new life
Il nemico alle porte( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stalingrado, 1942: mentre la città è assediata dai nazisti, il giovane cecchino Vassili Zaitsev diventa un eroe della propaganda sovietica. E il maggiore Erwin Könings arriva apposta dalla Germania a dargli la caccia. (Mereghetti)
 
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