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Saxon, Edward

Works: 64 works in 235 publications in 5 languages and 14,231 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Biography  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Horror films  Detective and mystery films  Legal films  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Illustrator, Lyricist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Edward Saxon
The silence of the lambs by Jonathan Demme ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 3,557 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 2,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 a best-selling book, he writes himself into the movie plot
Philadelphia by Jonathan Demme ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Powerful story of two lawyers who join together to sue a prestigious Philadelphia law firm when the firm fires one of them because he has AIDS
Beloved by Jonathan Demme ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,938 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 and Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen
Away we go by Sam Mendes ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,203 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 982 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 royal. Throw in eccentric relatives and clashing cultures, and you've got a recipe for laugh-out-loud lunacy and nonstop fun!
The truth about Charlie ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and Italian and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Regina returns home to find her husband, Charlie, murdered and three violent strangers claiming Charlie cheated them out of millions. When she accepts help from a mysterious stranger, she is plunged into a world where a double-cross turns into a triple-cross and trust turns into the deadliest weapon of all
That thing you do! by Tom Hanks ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 420 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
Something wild by Jonathan Demme ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 375 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
Married to the mob by Jonathan Demme ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 327 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
Mandela ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This candid and provocative portrait of Nelson Mandela takes you to the very heart of the struggle for majority rule in South Africa
Mandela son of Africa, father of a nation ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 198 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 112 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 53 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
El Silencio de los corderos ( 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."
Hannibal by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 12 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
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
Fei cheng = Philadelphia by De mi ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zai ping deng xuan yan de fa yuan di-fei cheng-jie chu lu shi yin de le ai zi er zao gong si jie pin ,zao zhou zao ren men de qi shi,kan ta men ru he wei ai zi huan zhe zheng ping quan
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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Saxon, Ed
English (151)
Spanish (16)
Italian (4)
German (3)
French (3)