WorldCat Identities

Wilcoxon, Henry 1905-1984

Works: 100 works in 196 publications in 3 languages and 5,244 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Detective and mystery films  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Western films  Motion pictures  Juvenile works 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Henry Wilcoxon
Mrs. Miniver by William Wyler ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1942 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This story of an average English middle-class family begins with the summer of 1939; when the sun shone down on a happy, careless people, who worked and played, reared their children and tended their gardens in that happy, easy-going England that was so soon to be fighting desperately for her way of life and for life itself." -- Title screens. [The film] dramatizes the effect of the Second World War on the English at home. Mrs. Kay Miniver's tranquil domestic existence is torn to shreds by the winds of war: her husband, Clem, disappears on a secret volunteer mission; eldest son, Vin, joins the RAF; and the village faces regular German bombings with a typically British stiff-upper-lip. Embodying understated British courage in the face of danger, Mrs. Miniver's mission is to stay alive, and keep her family together with hope, strength, and dignity
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1934 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Egypt, 48 B.C. Cleopatra is facing palace revolt in her kingdom. She decides to embrace the arrival of Julius Caesar as a way of solidifying her power under Roman rule. When Caesar is led astray by Cleopatra and is killed, she transfers her affections to Marc Antony. She does all that she can to dazzle Marc on a barge fit for a king. But her trick may not work this time around. A web of royal deception and betrayal
That Hamilton woman by Alexander Korda ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set against the backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars of the late eighteenth century. Emma Hart is a beautiful dance hall girl who is sent by her latest lover to stay with his uncle Sir William Hamilton, the British ambassador to Naples. Sir William considers Emma a rare piece of art he must possess. Sir William introduces Emma to Naples' elite society and she soon marries him. Later, Horatio Nelson, a famous English Naval office arrives. Soon, a scandalous, adulterous affair between the British Royal Navy officer and the renowned beauty, Emma begins
Samson and Delilah by Cecil B DeMille ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1949 and 2013 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journey through time to a gloriously extravagant Biblical setting of lust, violence, and betrayal in this meticulously restored Oscar-winning classic from legendary filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille. Victor Mature flexes his muscles through such scenes as Samson's barehanded battle with a lion, a single-handed assault on a thousand Philistine soldiers and the spectacular climax where he pulls down the pagan temple
Scaramouche by George Sidney ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disguised as a stage clown, Andre Moreau perfects his skill as a swordsman in order to strike a blow for the French Revolution
The Crusades by Cecil B DeMille ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In order to obtain supplies for his soldiers, England's king Richard the Lion-Hearted is forced to marry a princess he has never met
Mysterious Mr. Moto ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After orchestrating a daring escape from the infamous Devil's Island prison, an undercover Mr. Moto flees with his cellmate -- a ruthless murderer -- to London. Determined to infiltrate the killer's gang of assassins and discover the identity of its leader, Mr. Moto must use all of his wits -- and disguises -- to trap a criminal mastermind and destroy his evil organization -- before he strikes again!"--Container
Against a crooked sky ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Sam's sister is kidnapped by a Native American tribe, Sam sets off to save her with a colorful beaver trapper he meets along the way
The last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the siege of Fort William Henry during the French and Indian War, Hawkeye, a colonial frontier scout, becomes a reluctant hero when he is assigned to escort the fort commander's two daughters through hostile Indian territory. Many dangers lurk in the wilderness, particularly a bloodthirsty Huron warrior named Magua who is on their tail and ready to attack
Paul Robeson pioneer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sanders of the river: Commissioner Sanders, representative of the British Crown, puts down a bloody rebellion and re-establishes harmony for the pro-British river people in this tale of adventure in Nigeria. Jericho: An African American soldier flees to the African desert during WWI after he accidentally causes the death of his sergeant and is sentenced to death for murder. True pioneer: In 1928, Paul Robeson moved to London and during the next twelve years, made six feature films. Paul Robeson Jr. and British film historians Ian Christie and Stephen Bourne review Robeson's pioneering work in British cinema
The buccaneer by Anthony Quinn ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The debonair pirate Jean Lafitte, who historically aided General Andrew Jackson against the British during the War of 1812, has been carrying on a discreet love affair with Annette Claiborne, the daughter of governor William Claiborne, who promises to pardon the pirate and his men
Jericho ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A soldier flees from an unjust criminal conviction
Greatest classic films collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Casablanca (1942, b&w, 102 min.) : Rick Blaine sticks his neck out for nobody. Then she walks back into his life...with her Resistance-leader husband
Family adventure classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Baker's hawk: When a young boy nurses an injured hawk back to health, he gains newfound courage and confidence
Pony Express rider ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young Texan joins the Pony Express in 1861 because it is the fastest way for him to chase the man he believes has killed his father
Family collector's set 3 movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seven Alone: "Spring, 1842, America's unclaimed and unexplored land drew thousands of settlers to the West, including the Sager family. Traveling to Oregon, both parents succumbed in the untamed wilderness--the father from blood poisoning and mother from pneumonia. their seven children courageously continued the journey their parents began, a feat that truly defines "pioneer." A heartwarming adventure film for the whole family, this amazing true story of the Sager children on the Oregon Trail"--Container
The Tarzan collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tarzan and his mate: The idyllic life of Tarzan and Jane is challenged by men on safari who come seeking ivory, and come seeking Jane as well
Michael Shayne mysteries ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The man who wouldn't die: Shayne is thrust into a confounding mystery filled with shocking twists when he poses as the fianceĢ of a gorgeous woman to investigate an attempt on her life-- only to discover that his prime suspect is a man with an airtight alibi: he was already dead and buried
The Corsican brothers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There's plenty of swordplay and swashbuckling adventure in Alexandre Dumas's tale of identical twins separated as infants, and raised unaware of each other's existence. One becomes a Parisian gentleman, the other a country bandit. When they are reunited as adults, they seek revenge on the evil Baron who plundered their homestead and robbed them of their birthright. Complications arise when both fall in love with the same beautiful Countess, and the rivalry threatens to derail their vendetta
The ten commandments by Cecil B DeMille ( Visual )
in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of the life of Moses from the Pharaoh's household through his life of leading his people to freedom
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Alternative Names
Wilcoxen, Henry 1905-1984
Wilcoxin Harry 1905-1984
Wilcoxon Harry 1905-1984
English (94)
German (3)
Spanish (1)