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Fox, James 1939-

Works: 229 works in 710 publications in 6 languages and 23,582 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Made-for-TV movies  Juvenile works  Fiction  Television programs  Animated films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Costume designer, Host, Bibliographic antecedent, Commentator, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by James Fox
Sherlock Holmes by Guy Ritchie ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 2,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After finally catching serial killer and occult 'sorcerer' Lord Blackwood, legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes and his assistant Dr. Watson can close yet another successful case. After his execution, Blackwood mysteriously returns from the grave and resumes his killing spree, Holmes must take up the hunt once again. Contending with Watson's new fiancée and the dimwitted head of Scotland Yard, the determined detective must unravel the clues that will lead him into a twisted web of murder, deceit, and black magic, not to mention the deadly embrace of temptress Irene Adler
The remains of the day by James Ivory ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of blind devotion and repressed love between a fanatically proper butler and a high-spirited, strong-minded young housekeeper employed by a British lord who is unwittingly a Nazi dupe
A passage to India by David Lean ( Visual )
40 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adela Quested is a plucky young woman who journeys from England with the free-spirited Mrs. Moore. Flouting convention, the two women accompany the handsome Dr. Azis on a tour of the mysterious Marabar Caves. But things turn ugly when Adela returns scratched and bloodied from the expedition. As British authorities urge her to press charges against Aziz, the line separating truth and fantasy begin to blur
The prince & me by Martha Coolidge ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paige is a college student at a university in Wisconsin where she hopes to attend medical school. One day, Paige meets a new student on campus, Eddie, who is obviously attracted to her. Paige and Eddie strike up a friendship which slowly turns into romance. Paige learns that Eddie is actually Prince Edward, heir to the throne of Denmark, who has come to Wisconsin to chase girls and enjoy himself away from the eye of the European press. Now Paige must decide if she wants to give up her dreams and ambitions, even if she gets her prince in return
Downton Abbey ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1922. Six months after Matthew's tragic death, his loss is still felt throughout Downton Abbey. Mary struggles to face a new future with her fatherless child, and is encouraged by the family to pick up the pieces. Accepting a new role on the estate, the now-eligible Mary also finds herself the reluctant object of attention from a number of eager suitors. With the twenties in full swing and the tides of change sweeping through Downton, Rose's continued attraction to the bright lights of London spells trouble for the Crawleys, and Edith's budding relationship with Michael Gregson is threatened by events beyond her control. Meanwhile, below stairs, passions run high and young hearts look set to be broken
Patriot games by Phillip Noyce ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
His days as an intelligence agent behind him, former CIA analyst Jack Ryan has traveled to London to vacation with his wife and daughter. Meeting them outside Buckingham Palace, Ryan is caught in the middle of a terrorist attack on a member of the Royal Family. But Ryan's courageous act marks him as a target in the sights of the terrorists
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An 18th-century Englishman named Gulliver, travels to mystical and fantastic lands. Forever changed by his journeys, Gulliver recounts his tales upon his return home, and is challenged to prove his sanity to rescue his wife and young son
Sexy beast by Jonathan Glazer ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When sociopathic gangster Don Logan tries to recruit an ex-partner in crime for a high-stakes heist back in London, the retired criminal refuses, favoring the legit life after serving a prison term. But Logan just won't take no for an answer"--Container
The golden bowl by James Ivory ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and German and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the early 1900's, Maggie is the daughter of American tycoon Adam Verver, who marries an impovished yet charming Italian aristrocrat, Prince Amerigo. Through a twist of fate, Adam marries the Prince's former lover, Charlotte. Maggie's suspicions deepen to a possible affair between the Prince and Charlotte, when Maggie makes the ill-fated purchase of a golden bowl. It becomes only a matter of time before Maggie unravels the truth from a world full of deception and lies
Thoroughly modern Millie by George Roy Hill ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'Thoroughly modern Millie' is the story of an innocent country girl who comes to the big city in search of a husband. Along the way she becomes the secretary of the rich and famous Trevor Graydon, befriends the sweet Miss Dorothy, fights off white slaver Mrs. Meers and hooks up with a lively paper clip salesman, Jimmy. In the end it takes a rich and nutty jazz baby like Muzzy to unravel all these complications, give a great party, and match up lovers
Those magnificent men in their flying machines ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A newspaper publisher is convinced to sponsor an air race from London to Paris
The Old curiosity shop by Charles Dickens ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Nell and her grandfather are forced to flee London and their curio shop when their money-grubbing landlord finds out that the grandfather has been gambling away money borrowed to help the shop stay afloat. In flight, the two meet a fabulous collection of characters in colorful 19th century England
The servant by Joseph Losey ( Visual )
43 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A pampered playboy acquires an elegant townhouse complete with a dedicated man servant. But when the young man's fiancè becomes suspicious of the servant's intentions, he and his 'sister' thrust the household into a sinister game where seduction is corruption and power becomes the most shocking desire of all."--Container
Greystoke the legend of Tarzan, lord of the apes by Hugh Hudson ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and French and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ape-raised son of shipwrecked aristocrats comes home to his grandfather and Jane in Edwardian England
Performance by Donald Cammell ( Visual )
34 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow a gangster with a talent for violence and intimidation, on the run and looking for a place to hide. He ends up hiding out with a reclusive rock superstar. It all leads up to a shocking final performance for the rock star
Midsomer murders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries inspired by the novels of Caroline Graham. Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby has policed the murderous county for decades, and now he is ready to retire. In these four episodes Barnaby investigates his final cases before leaving the denizens of MIdsomer in the capable hands of his cousin, DCI John Barnaby and his partner, Detective Sergeant Ben Jones. Master Class: Competition over a prestigious music class unearths a long-kept secret. The Noble Art: A reenactment of a championship boxing match turns deadly. Not in My Back Yard: A clash over property development leads to a string of murders. Fit for Murder: The Barnabys' spa weekend is interrupted by a gruesome discovery
The dwelling place by Catherine Cookson ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cissie Brodie, a 16 year old girl, struggles to hold her family together after their parents die in the cholera epidemic of 1832. Her turbulent life takes a cruel turn after she is raped and left pregnant. Eventually she is forced to make a decision between two men who profoundly influence her life
Anna Karenina by Bernard Rose ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Leo Tolstoy's novel of love in 1880s Imperial Russia
King Rat by James Clavell ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Singapore's Changi Gaol during WWII, Corporal King, a thoroughly unscrupulous and opportunistic American POW, makes shabby deals with the camp guards in order to make his confinement more comfortable. King delights in rising above his military rank and social class as he uses his streetwise tactics to "rule" over his fellow Allied prisoners and his Japanese captors
The Russia house by Fred Schepisi ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and German and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sean Connery and Michelle Pfeiffer both deliver exceptional performances as two people - he from England, she from Russia - caught up in a world of spies and politics, whose love could prove fatal to them both. When Katya, a beautiful Russian book editor attempts to send British publisher Barley Blair a manuscript written by "DANTE", a noted Soviet scientist, she unwittingly involves him in a world of international espionage. Having met Blair at a dinner party, Dante trusts him to publish the manuscript, which contains information that could alter the balance of world power. But before the manuscript reaches Blair it is intercepted by the West's spy-masters, who then send Blair to Russia to gain more information on the mysterious manuscript. But when Blair falls in love with Katya, he must decide whose side he is really on
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Fox, William
Fox William 1939-....