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Fox, William 1879-1952

Overview
Works: 176 works in 395 publications in 2 languages and 6,217 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  History  Gangster films  Western films  Romance films  Crime films  Pictorial works  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer, Instrumentalist, Author, Contributor, pmn, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about William Fox
 
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Sunrise : a song of two humans( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A villager in love with a city woman tries to kill his wife but then repents and spends a happy day with her
Sunrise : a song of two humans by F. W Murnau( Visual )

41 editions published between 1927 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife."--Www.imdb.com
The Iron Horse by John Ford( Visual )

21 editions published between 1924 and 2007 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the earliest westerns, this film is a dramatization of the monumental "joining of the rails" in the late 1800's. One man's vision of a coast-to-coast railroad is realized by his son, who overcomes impossible odds, greedy officials, and crooked Indians to unite the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific railways
Regeneration by Raoul Walsh( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 334 WorldCat member 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
On Christmas night( )

2 editions published in 2016 and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fool there was( Visual )

12 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 212 WorldCat member 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
Four sons by John Ford( Visual )

4 editions published between 1928 and 2007 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member 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 by John Ford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member 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
The story of the films, as told by leaders of the industry to the students of the Graduate school of business administration, George F. Baker Foundation, Harvard University by Joseph P Kennedy( Book )

1 edition published in 1927 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration ... has invited the leaders of the motion picture industry to present their own story in their own way before one of its classes. Here we have a fully developed industry that has gone through its stages of development so quickly that its pioneers are still in active control of its destiny. Their ready acceptance of the invitation to give their own views of the past, present, and future of their work and their hearty cooperation have opened the way for the study of the problem of one more great industry"
Hangman's house by John Ford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1926 and 2007 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hangman's house: Before he dies, a father tries to marry off his daughter to a man she despises. 3 bad men: A young girl enlists the help of three outlaws, after her father is murdered
City girl by F. W Murnau( Visual )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wheat farmer's son marries a waitress from the city, amidst depression, hailstorm and family problems
7th heaven by Frank Borzage( Visual )

9 editions published between 1927 and 2010 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member 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
Born reckless( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member 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
Lazybones( Visual )

3 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve (Buck Jones) is fawned over by his girlfriend, Agnes (Jane Novak) and doting mother. But, when he saves Agnes' sister from a suicide attempt, this loafer suddenly finds himself raising her secret newborn daughter, Kit. His easy life turns hard when the town assumes she's his illegitimate child. Steve is called to fight in World War I, and when he returns Kit is no longer a picked-on kid but a beautiful woman (Madge Bellamy). Then his love becomes not quite so paternal
Song o' my heart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film made as a showcase for the voice of Irish tenor, John McCormack. A fictional Irish singer leaves behind success in New York to return to Ireland to care for the children of his recently deceased childhood sweetheart
They had to see Paris( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member 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
Bad girl( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dorothy Haley, a dress model, meets Eddie, a radio repairman, and is intrigued when he doesn't immediately fall in love with her like all other men. Follows their rocky courtship and marriage
Liliom by Frank Borzage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member 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 by Frank Borzage( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member 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
Street angel by Frank Borzage( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 72 WorldCat member 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
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William Fox, Sol M. Wurtzel and the early Fox Film CorporationWilliam Fox, Sol M. Wurtzel and the early Fox Film Corporation : letters, 1917-1923In Theda Bara's tentWilliam Fox : a story of early Hollywood, 1915-1930William Fox, Sol M. Wurtzel and the early Fox Film Corporation : letters, 1917-1923An empire of their own : how the Jews invented Hollywood
Alternative Names
Fox, Villiam 1879-1952

Fox, William, 1879-

Fox, Wm 1879-

Fox, Wm 1879-1952

Fox, Wm. (William), 1879-

Fox, Wm. (William), 1879-1952

Fried, Vilmos 1879-1952

Friedman, W. 1879-

Friedman, W. 1879-1952

Fuchs, Wilhelm 1879-1952

Fuchs, William 1879-

Fuchs, William 1879-1952

Wilhelm Fried

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Вільям Фокс

Уильям Фокс американский кинопродюсер

Уилям Фокс

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Ուիլիըմ Ֆոքս (արտադրիչ)

ויליאם פוקס

ויליאם פוקס מפיק קולנוע אמריקאי

ويليام فوكس

ويليام فوكس (رجال اعمال)

ويليام فوكس منتج أفلام أمريكي

ویلیام فاکس

উইলিয়াম ফক্স মার্কিন চলচ্চিত্র প্রযোজক

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 (165)

French (1)