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Fox, William 1879-1952

Overview
Works: 122 works in 275 publications in 2 languages and 4,874 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  Pictorial works  Crime films  Gangster films  Documentary films  Comedy films  Biography 
Roles: Producer, Author, pmn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about William Fox
Publications by William Fox
Publications by William Fox, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by William Fox
Sunrise : a song of two humans by F. W Murnau( visu )
36 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 311 libraries worldwide
A naive country man falls for a cold-blooded city woman who persuades him to drown his wife in order to be with her
Regeneration by Raoul Walsh( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 169 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 ( visu )
3 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in English and held by 133 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 ( visu )
3 editions published between 1920 and 2007 in English and French and held by 128 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( visu )
8 editions published between 1927 and 2008 in English and held by 119 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 ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 113 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
City girl by F. W Murnau( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
A wheat farmer's son marries a waitress from the city, amidst depression, hailstorm and family problems
Born reckless ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 97 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
A fool there was ( visu )
7 editions published between 1915 and 2002 in English and held by 97 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
They had to see Paris ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 79 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
Lazybones ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 78 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
Street angel by Frank Borzage( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 78 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
Liliom by Frank Borzage( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 77 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
Lucky star ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 77 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
Hangman's house ; 3 bad men ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 51 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 libraries worldwide
Murnau, Borzage and Fox ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 4 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
Upton Sinclair presents William Fox by Upton Sinclair( Book )
1 edition published in 1933 in Undetermined and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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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
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
Уилям Фокс
ויליאם פוקס
ويليام فوكس منتج أفلام أمريكي
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 (114)
French (1)
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