WorldCat Identities

Fox, William 1879-1952

Overview
Works: 115 works in 277 publications in 3 languages and 4,862 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  War films  Western films  Crime films  Pictorial works  Gangster films  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Author, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by William Fox
Sunrise a song of two humans by F. W Murnau( Visual )

48 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 942 WorldCat member 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
The Iron Horse by John Ford( Visual )

17 editions published between 1924 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 343 WorldCat member 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
A fool there was by Frank Powell( Visual )

17 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cunning woman uses her irresistible charms to seduce and abandon a series of influential men. When one lover commits suicide on the deck of a luxury liner, she merely turns her gaze to another passenger, and leads him down a path to moral degradation and public scorn
Behind the lines by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 173 WorldCat member 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
Four sons by John Ford( Visual )

3 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member 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
Just pals by John Ford( Visual )

3 editions published between 1920 and 2007 in English and French and held by 127 WorldCat member 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
7th heaven by Frank Borzage( Visual )

10 editions published between 1927 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

7th heaven: A classic romantic melodrama that centers on Chico, a lonely Parisian sewer worker who has but two dreams: to get promoted to street sweeper, and to find a blond girl to love him
Hangman's house by John Ford( Visual )

4 editions published between 1926 and 2007 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hangman's house: Before he dies, a father tries to marry off his daughter to a man she despises. Meanwhile, the exiled patriot Hogan returns to Ireland to kill the man responsible for his sister's suicide-- her fiance. 3 bad men: A young woman and her father travel west with a wagon train. After her father is murdered, she enlists the help of three outlaws to finish his dream of participating in the land rush
Our daily bread by King Vidor( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The city girl Kate falls in love with farmer Lem. He takes Kate to his family farm but Kate has trouble being accepted by the family."--Container
Born reckless( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pilgrimage: A woman, terrified that her son will abandon her after he marries, arranges for him to be drafted during World War I. When he is killed in action, she remains estranged from his fiancee, even after the birth of her grandchild. Ten years later, the lonely woman joins other mothers in an emotional pilgrimage to the battlefields where their sons were lost
Song o' my heart( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film made as a showcase for the voice of Irish tenor, John McCormack. A fictional Irish singer leaves behind success in New York to return to Ireland to care for the children of his recently deceased childhood sweetheart
They had to see Paris( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Oklahoma mechanic Pike Peters finds himself part owner of an oil field. His wife, Idy, hitherto content, decides the family must go to Paris to get 'culture' and meet 'the right kind of people.' "--Www.imdb.com
Lucky star( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mary, a poor farm girl, meets Tim just as word comes that war has been declared. Tim enlists in the army and goes to the battlefields of Europe, where he is wounded and loses the use of his legs. Home again, Tim is visited by Mary, and they are powerfully attracted to each other; but his physical handicap prevents him from declaring his love for her. Deeper complications set in when Martin, Tim's former sergeant and a bully, takes a shine to Mary."--www.imdb.com
Street angel by Frank Borzage( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Italian girl on the run from the police captures the heart of a handsome and passionate artist. When she's caught and sent to prison, he is left only with the portrait he painted of her--and the hope that they will be together again
Lazybones( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Steve Tuttle, the titular lazybones, takes on the responsibility of raising a fatherless girl, causing a scandal in his small town. Many years later, having returned from World War I, he discovers that he loves the grown-up girl."--Www.imdb.com
Bad girl by Willie Varela( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Haley, a dress model, meets Eddie, a radio repairman, and is intrigued when he doesn't immediately fall in love with her like all other men. Follows their rocky courtship and marriage
Liliom by Frank Borzage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liliom, a merry-go-round barker at a Budapest amusement park, becomes enamored of Julie, a servant girl, and though under the influence of Madame Muskat, a sideshow entrepreneur, he marries the girl
Hangman's house 3 bad men( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

3 bad men: When a trio of bandits discovers a young woman (Olive Borden) whose father was murdered by a ruthless gang, the "Three Bad Men" go from being partners in crime to comrades in chivalry
William Fox presents Four sons( Book )

4 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Murnau, Borzage and Fox( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When William Fox brought German Expressionist F.W. Murnau to Fox, a period of artistic freedom and experimentation began. Murnau's techniques were studies by Fox's roster of directors, including John Ford, Raoul Walsh and most notably, Frank Borzage. This collection celebrates the legacy of remarkable movies made for Fox by the two most important directors of their time
 
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Alternative Names
Fox, Wm 1879-

Fox, Wm 1879-1952

Fox, Wm. (William), 1879-

Fox, Wm. (William), 1879-1952

Friedman, W. 1879-

Friedman, W. 1879-1952

Fuchs, William 1879-

Fuchs, William 1879-1952

Wilhelm Fried

William Fox

William Fox American film producer of Hungarian background

William Fox filmproducent

William Fox produttore cinematografico ungherese

William Fox US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent (Gründer von 20th Century Fox)

Вільям Фокс

Уильям Фокс американский кинопродюсер

ויליאם פוקס

ويليام فوكس

ویلیام فاکس

윌리엄 폭스

ウィリアム・フォックス

威廉·福克斯 (制片人)

威廉·福斯

Languages
English (155)

Spanish (3)

French (1)

Covers
The Fox Film Corporation, 1915-1935 : a history and filmographyIn Theda Bara's tentWilliam Fox : a story of early Hollywood, 1915-1930An empire of their own : how the Jews invented Hollywood