WorldCat Identities

Dixon, Humphrey

Works: 26 works in 87 publications in 5 languages and 8,190 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Historical films  War films  Made-for-TV movies  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Coming-of-age films  Romantic comedy films  History  Political fiction 
Roles: Film editor, edm, Other, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Humphrey Dixon
Enemy at the gates by Joseph Fiennes( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the siege of Stalingrad, a duel develops between two snipers, one a Russian worker, the other a German aristocrat. [c.f. Halliwell's]
Wimbledon by Tim Bevan( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just when it seems Peter Colt's (Paul Bettany) career as a pro tennis player is over, a twist of fate sends him to Wimbledon with a chance to fulfill his lifelong dream of winning the men's singles title. There he meets and falls for rising American tennis star Lizzie Bradbury (Kirsten Dunst). Fueled by his newfound romance, luck, and on-court prowess, Peter serves up competition and begins to ascend the ranks. Can his luck hold out? Also starring Sam Neill and Jon Favreau. From Working Title Films
My house in Umbria( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 915 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
Evelyn by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children, Evelyn, Dermot and Maurice, make it clear to the authorities that his is an untenable situation. The Catholic Church and the Irish courts decide to put the Doyle children into Church-run orphanages. Although a sympathetic judge assures Desmond that when his financial situation reverses, he will be able to get his children back; money is hard to come by. During that time, Evelyn and her brothers suffer the abuses of living in orphanages while Desmond struggles to secure finances. Now he must battle the courts to get his children back
Dancing at Lughnasa by Pat O'Connor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 831 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
A Room with a View by James Ivory( Visual )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 377 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
Heat and dust by James Ivory( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and German and held by 375 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 by Gabriel Byrne( Visual )

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

Su yi gao xiao zhi ming de shi di ding gai xi lu yan chu gan ren de wen yi pian, bing qie qin zi bian ju . ta zai pian zhong shi yan yi wei yin ju bi shi de jia ju shi fu, yin wei ta fa xian qi zi du li de tai er jing ran bu shi ta de qin sheng gu rou, gan dao wan nian ju hui . bu liao ta que zai jia men qian fa xian le yi ge bei yi qi de nu ying . ta jie shou le zhe ge ming yun de feng ci xing an pai, fei xin jiang nu ying zhang da, bing cong qi zhong zhao hui ren sheng de le qu . shi nian hou, nu ying de fu weng fu qin cong zheng you cheng, jue ding yao duo hui qin sheng nu er de fu yang quan, ma ding bu xi yi qie gen ta da guan si, zhan kai le yi chang sheng fu yu yang fu shei zhong de fa ting da bian lun . nu dao yan ji li jin nong jiang zhe ge lun li gu shi pai de po wei gan ren, yan sheng fu de jia bu li ai en he nu tong xing lao la.lin ni gen ma ding zhi jian de san jiao guan xi ye yan chu cheng gong
The Europeans by James Ivory( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 300 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 )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 270 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 )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 238 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
The journey of August King( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in English and held by 194 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
Roseland by James Ivory( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three interlocking stories set in New York City's legendary Roseland dance palace make up this charming film, the third to be shot by Merchant Ivory Productions in America. In the first segment, The Waltz, Teresa Wright is a widow who comes to the Roseland in order to sustain the memory of her late husband, but meets Stan (Lou Jacobi), a man who offers her an opportunity for happiness in the present. In The Hustle, Christopher Walken stars as a gigolo with three women in his life, all of whom depend on him for different degrees of romance and companionship. In the final segment, The Peabody, an older Viennese woman (Lilia Skala) sets out to win a dance competition despite warnings that it could imperil her health
Lawn dogs by John Duigan( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 96 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
Enemy at the gates ; Uncommon valor( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enemy at the gates: Based on the true story of WWII Russian hero Vassiliĭ Zaitsev whose fame thrust him into a personal war with the Nazis best sharpshooter, Major Erwin König
4 film favorites( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 13 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. At a secluded country estate she witnesses the jealousy, bitterness and sexual tension of these supposed "friends." When Chloe awakens the next day, her memories of the night before are cloudy and mysterious, but not her suspicions that she was a victim of their weird sexual perversions. Are her fears real, or is she just paranoid?
Il nemico alle porte( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 5 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)
Private Peaceful( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of the unbreakable bond between two brothers from their childhood in rural Devon to the battlefields of the First World War. When young Tommo Peaceful ... volunteers to fight, his protective older brother Charles ... follows him to Flanders. But it is here that both experience the brutal nature of war, far removed from family life and their rivalry for the love of Molly Monks"--Container
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