WorldCat Identities

Saxon, Edward

Works: 70 works in 259 publications in 6 languages and 15,178 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Biography  Film and video adaptations  Comedy films  Musical films  Crime films 
Roles: Producer, Author, Illustrator, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Edward Saxon
The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

45 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 3,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned to help find a missing woman to save her from a psychopathic serial killer who skins his victims. Clarice attempts to gain a better insight into the twisted mind of the killer by talking to another psychopath Hannibal Lecter, who used to be a respected psychiatrist
Adaptation by Spike Jonze( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[A] Comedy that seamlessly blends fictional characters and situations with the lives of real people: obsessive orchid hunter John Laroche, New Yorker journalist Susan Orlean, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman and his twin brother Donald. As Charlie struggles to adapt Orlean's best-selling book 'The Orchid Thief', he writes himself into his own movie."--container
Philadelphia by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

41 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Hanks (in an Academy Award-winning performance) and Denzel Washington star as two competing lawyers who join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for discrimination against Hanks' character, who is HIV-positive
Beloved by Toni Morrison( Visual )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe & Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen
Away we go by Sam Mendes( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burt and Verona are a loving couple. Burt has always wanted to marry Verona, but Verona resists, not seeing the point of the institution. Regardless, they are having a baby together and question their potential parenting abilities. They decide to move closer to Burt's parents so they can share the experience with the baby's grandparents. In Verona's sixth month, she and Burt learn that his parents are moving to Belgium the month before the baby is due. Being mobile people, Burt and Verona decide to move. As they want to share their new family experience with people that they love, they decide to take a trans-continental trip to meet with old friends and relatives. Most of them are married with children of their own, and Burt and Verona want to see where they would like to live and with whom they want to share the experience
Our family wedding( Visual )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When college students Marcus and Lucia make a surprise engagement announcement, their feuding fathers threaten to turn a dream wedding into a battle royale"--Container
Elsa & Fred( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When straight-laced widower Fred (Christopher Plummer) moves into Elsa's (Shirley MacLaine) apartment building, the two fight and flirt like old lovers and discover that it's never too late to make dreams come true
The truth about Charlie by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Academy Award-winning director Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs), and starring Mark Wahlberg (Planet of the Apes), Thandie Newton (Mission: Impossible II) and Tim Robbins (The Shawshank Redemption), The Truth About Charlie is an explosive re-make of the original hit thriller, Charade. Regina (Thandie Newton) returns home from vacation to find her husband Charlie murdered and three violent strangers claiming Charlie cheated them out of millions. But when she accepts the help of a mysterious stranger (Mark Wahlberg), Regina plunges into a world where double-cross turns to triple-cross and trust turns into the deadliest weapon of all. A spectacular, roller coaster thrill ride, The Truth About Charlie will keep you guessing right up to the gripping conclusion!
That thing you do! by Tom Hanks( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appliance salesman Guy Patterson fills in for an injured drummer when the band The Wonders competes in a talent show. After Guy injects a Merseybeat rhythm into lead singer Jimmy's ballad, the song's undeniable pop power flings the group into a brief whirlwind of success
Married to the mob by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mafia princess Angela DeMarco wants out. With her husband Frank dead, Angela decides it's time to divorce "the mob" and start a new life. But what she doesn't realize is once you're married to the mob, it's death do you part ... usually yours
Something wild by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A straitlaced businessman meets a quirky, free-spirited woman at a downtown New York greasy spoon. Her offer of a ride back to his office results in a lunchtime motel rendezvous, just the beginning of a capricious interstate road trip that brings the two face-to-face with their hidden selves. Featuring a killer soundtrack and electric performances from Jeff Daniels
Mandela by Angus Gibson( Visual )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oscar-nominated documentary produced by Jonathan Demme. Includes: a full-length DVD on the life of Nelson Mandela; a CD featuring music from South Africa; a 48-page book; and a poster map
Mandela son of Africa, father of a nation by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A captivating view of the incredible spirit of one of the world's most fascinating people, this full-length documentary follows Nelson Mandela form his early days and tribal education to his election as South Africa's first black president
Devil in a blue dress by Carl Franklin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ezekiel "Easy" Rawlins is a decorated war hero who returns home to work as a private eye. His job of finding a missing socialite puts him between the white power elite and the vibrant black commumnity of Central Avenue. As soon as Easy and his trigger-happy friend Mouse find Daphne Monet, trouble follows
Cousin Bobby( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Jonathan Demme, after many years, seeks out his cousin, Reverend Robert Castle, to learn more about his work and life as an Episcopalean priest in Harlem, devoted to parishioners and committed to political activism. This documentary is both a portrait of a complex individual and a look at an evolving relationship between two cousins
Through valley and shadow, a play by Edward Saxon( Book )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannibal by Ridley Scott( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Silence of the lambs: When FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned a case involving a monstrous serial killer, she seeks counsel from an imprisoned cannibalistic psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter, whose fascination with the young woman is as great as his hunger for murder. As their relationship develops, Starling must confront her own demons, and an evil so powerful that she may not have the courage or strength to stop it
El Silencio de los corderos by Jonathan Demme( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in Spanish and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El FBI busca a un asesino en serie, apodado Buffalo Bill, que mata a sus víctimas, todas ellas adolescentes, después de prepararlas minuciosamente y arrancarles la piel. Para poder atraparlo contactan con Clarice Starling, una brillante licenciada universitaria, experta en conductas psicópatas, que aspira a formar parte del FBI. Siguiendo las instrucciones de su jefe, Jack Crawford, Clarice visita la cárcel de alta seguridad donde el gobierno mantiene encerrado a Hanibal Lecter, antiguo psicoanalista y asesino, dotado de una inteligencia superior a la normal. Su misión será intentar sacarle información sobre los patrones de conducta de "Buffalo Bill."
The Michelle Pfeiffer collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fabulous Baker boys: musical brothers Jack and Frank Baker meet sultry songbird Susie Diamond, who makes their tired tunes suddenly new until Jack and Susie's romance threatens to make life more entertaining for all three. Love field: on a cross-country trek, Lurene Hallett meets an African American man with a little girl and ends up evading the police and on the run. Married to the mob: the widow of a mobster must choose between enlisting the FBI to take down the boss and spending her life "married to the mob". Russia house: Pfeiffer teams with Sean Connery in the tale of international intrigue, spies, and politics
Perfect pics by Lonnie Dai Zovi( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Edward Saxon producteur de cinma amricain

Edward Saxon produttore cinematografico statunitense

Edward Saxon US-amerikanischer Filmproduzent

Saxon, Ed

Едуард Саксън

Эдвард Саксон Эдвард Саксон

English (161)

Spanish (19)

Italian (4)

German (3)

French (3)

Polish (1)