WorldCat Identities

Fox, Edward 1937-

Works: 231 works in 707 publications in 6 languages and 23,825 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Film and video adaptations  Naval history  Fiction  Juvenile works  Animated films  War films  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Edward Fox
Gandhi by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

106 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life of Gandhi beginning with his political activities in South Africa during the late 1890's and ending with his assassination at the hands of a Hindu extremist in 1948. Shows the development of his philosophy of non-violence as he leads the people of India to independence from the British
The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 1,805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Algernon is a gentlemen from a wealthy family. Algernon's close friend Jack, has a ward, Cecily. Both Algernon and Jack have created alter egos to make life more interesting. Algernon arrives for a weekend visit in the country posing as Earnest. Having heard of Earnest's misadventures, Cicely has developed an infatuation with the rogue, and Algernon's impersonation of him works famously on Cicely. Meanwhile, Algernon's cousin, Gwendolyn, arrives for the weekend, and is startled to discover Jack is also there -- except that she knows him as bad-boy Earnest. So just who really is who?
A bridge too far by Richard Attenborough( Visual )

13 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In September 1944, flush with success after the Normandy Invasion, the Allies confidently launched Operation Market Garden, a wild scheme intended to put an early end to World War II by invading Germany and smashing the Reich's war plants. However, a combination of battlefield politics, faulty intelligence, bad luck and worse weather led to disaster
Daniel Deronda by George Eliot( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Deronda, a sensitive young Englishman of indistinct parentage, is forced to choose between the love of two very different women
The day of the jackal by Fred Zinnemann( Visual )

39 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Circa summer 1962, British and French police combine to find a professional killer (Fox) who has been hired by the French OAS to assassinate President Charles de Gaulle, because the extremist group felt the General had betrayed them by granting independence to Algeria. Nameless and faceless, the killer, known by the code name Jackal, methodically prepares for his mission, while the authorities seek to uncover the plot that could stun the world
Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholas becomes the head of the family when his father dies unexpectedly. Keeping watch over his mother and his sister Kate becomes an even greater challenge when Nicholas discovers that his father lost the family fortune due to ill-advised investments. Without a shilling to his name, Nicholas turns to his wealthy but unforgiving Uncle Ralph for help
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bizarre tale of an 18th-century Englishman who travels to strange lands that are strangely like home. It chronicles Gulliver's travels in Lilliput and Brobdingnag, and brings to life the Laputans, Struldbruggs, and Houynhnhms
The bounty by Roger Donaldson( Visual )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A remake of the story that claims to expose "the truth behind the legend" of the Bounty mutiny. In doing so it provides a stirring and dramatic portrait of the delicately balanced friendship between Christian and Bligh
A Doll's house by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nora, the "model wife," commits forgery and risks destruction in order to save her husband. But after he rejects her, she leaves her husband and children to begin a new life
A month by the lake( Visual )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two women pursue a handsome bachelor at a luxurious lakeside resort
Galileo by Bertolt Brecht( Visual )

11 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen version of Bertolt Brecht's play about Galileo, the 17th century Italian who laid the foundations of modern science. Galileo made himself one of the world's first telescopes and discovered the moons of Jupiter. He supported Copernicus' theory that the Earth revolved around the Sun. This brought him into conflict with the Catholic Church. By threatening him with torture, the Church forced him to recant his views in front of a tribunal, and sentenced him to house arrest. However, Galileo's trials and theories inspired others like Newton and Kepler to prove that the Earth was not the center of the Universe
The republic of love( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic comedy about the barriers facing lovers in the 21st century
The portrait of a lady( Visual )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a spirited American girl, reared in England by her aunt, determined to live her life to the fullest
Shaka Zulu( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaka Zulu is the powerful true story of tribal Africa during the turbulent 19th century. This critically acclaimed mini-series follows the life of Shaka, a powerful and mighty Zulu leader, as he grows up to fulfill an ancient tribal prophecy, uniting his people into a bold new nation. Shaka is driven by his extraordinary intelligence, courage, astounding physical ability an immortal stance, leading his proud warriors in their quest to be one people, one power, one empire!
Edward & Mrs. Simpson by Simon Raven( Visual )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the evening of December 11, 1936, England's King Edward VIII formally broadcast his farewell to a nation. Torn between duty and love, he had decided to follow his heart. Follows the true story and the unforgettable romance that developed between the Prince of Wales and an extraordinary American woman named Wallis Simpson. That she was already married and rumored to have had other affairs, ruffled more than a few feathers. The scandal only heats up as the Prince becomes King and declares his intention to marry his mistress, who has since become divorced and available
The mirror crack'd( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Marple tackles an assembly of suspects in a homicide on the set of an American extravaganza being filmed in England
The dresser by Peter Yates( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the relationship between Sir, an aging actor, and his dresser
A dance to the music of time by Christophe Morahan( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles a half century of British upper-class life through the eyes of Nicholas Jenkins, from the 1920s to the 1960s. See how friendship, adultery, ambition, and failure play out in London's social, political, and artistic scenes
Never say never again by Irvin Kershner( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agent Number 2, Maximilian Largo is part of the SPECTRE organization. He has managed to steal two American cruise missiles armed with nuclear warheads. Agent Number 1, Blofeld, has threatened to explode them in areas with large populations, if a huge ransom demand from the NATO countries is not met. The British reactivate their '00' section and sends Bond off to the Bahamas to recover them. A millionaire named Max Largo has been noticed by Bond, who also has become suspicious of his Largo's female friend, Fatima Blush. Bond continues to investigate Largo and drags Largo's girlfriend, Domino into the mess
Force 10 from Navarone by Guy Hamilton( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the worst of World War II, Hitler's armies are storming through Europe, but U.S. Colonel Barnsby (Ford) plots to strike a crippling blow to the brutal Nazi forces. To succeed, he'll need the help of the most skilled and lethal soldiers in the world: the Force 10 squad, fresh from their triumphant mission at Navarone. But when the team's plan goes awry, Barnsby and the squad's hard- driving Major Mallory (Shaw) are forced to devise a new and even more dangerous scheme to attack the Nazi war machine. Adapted from container
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Alternative Names
Fox, Edward.

A bridge too farDaniel DerondaThe day of the jackalThe bountyThe portrait of a ladyThe dresser