WorldCat Identities

Wilcoxon, Henry 1905-1984

Overview
Works: 159 works in 324 publications in 4 languages and 7,472 library holdings
Genres: Drama  War films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  History  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Circus films  Show business films  Romance films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Producer, Performer, Author, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Henry Wilcoxon
Mrs. Miniver by William Wyler( Visual )

13 editions published between 1942 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,482 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
The greatest show on Earth by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 1,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavish and spectacular Big Top epic - with outstanding performances from the entire cast - which won Best Picture Oscar for DeMille. With a massive, three-ring circus about to start a nationwide tour, tensions under the big top are running high
That Hamilton woman by Alexander Korda( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and held by 481 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 )

15 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in English and held by 442 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
Cecil B. DeMille's Cleopatra( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 325 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
Cleopatra by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

30 editions published between 1934 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Claudette Colbert gives a stunning performance as the alluring Queen of the Nile in this colossal epic of passion and deception. Determined to exert her power over Julius Caesar, Cleopatra uses her beauty and wit to seduce the Roman leader into leaving his wife for her. After Caesar's downfall, Cleopatra turns her attention to the dashing Marc Antony. But as their passionate love affair threatens the peace of the empire, Cleopatra fights a desperate battle to hold onto her happiness and her throne." From container
Scaramouche by George Sidney( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 255 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 Cecil B. DeMille collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Experience the breathtaking dangers and delights of ancient Rome in The sign of the cross; trek through a perilous jungle with Four frightened people; thrill to the passion, suspense and intrigue of Cleopatra; journey back in time with the glorious story of The crusades; and see how the West was really won in the explosive Union Pacific."--Container
Against a crooked sky( Visual )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 209 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 Crusades by Cecil B DeMille( Visual )

18 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the Saracens retake the holy city of Jerusalem, King Richard the Lionheart vows to reclaim the city for Christianity. In order to get crucial supplies, he resigns himself to marrying Berengaria of Navarre -- but this marriage of convenience turns to one of passion when the beautiful and determined young woman joins him in the treacherous battle to save the holy city
Mysterious Mr. Moto( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in German and English and held by 190 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
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tarzan escapes. A dastardly hunter has Tarzan caged and ready to ship to England for display as a sideshow freak. Can steel bars hold the ape man?
The buccaneer by Anthony Quinn( Visual )

4 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mei guo li shi shang zhu ming de niu ao li en zhan yi ban shang yin mu,1812 nian mei guo zao ying jun qiang da jian dui gong ji, hua sheng dun lun xian
The last of the Mohicans( Visual )

6 editions published between 1936 and 2012 in English and held by 144 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 132 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
Family adventure classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rugged gold: Martha, a widowed socialite raising her son Lloyd, finds love again with Don, a rugged outdoorsman who convinces her to move north. When Lloyd and Don go missing during a dangerous earthquake, Martha is forced to endure an Alaskan winter on her own. Carried by her unwavering will to live, Martha's tale of survival is an uplifting experience for the entire family
Greatest classic films collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gigi (1958, color, 115 min.): Gigi (Leslie Caron) goes from girlishness to glamour and desires more than the lush life of suitor Gaston (Louis Jourdan)
Family collector's set : 3 movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 109 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
Pony Express rider( Visual )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man joins the Pony Express mail service to track his father's killer
Jericho( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A soldier flees from an unjust criminal conviction
 
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Alternative Names
Henry Wilcoxon acteur américain

Henry Wilcoxon acteur uit Dominica (1905-1984)

Henry Wilcoxon aktor amerykański

Henry Wilcoxon attore dominicense

Henry Wilcoxon britesche Schauspiller

Henry Wilcoxon britischer Schauspieler und Filmproduzent

Wilcoxen, Henry 1905-1984

Wilcoxin Harry 1905-1984

Wilcoxon Harry 1905-1984

Wilcoxon, Harry Frederick 1905-1984

Wilcoxon, Henry, 1905-

Χένρι Γουίλκοξ

Генри Вилкоксон

Генрі Вілкоксон

هنري ويلكوكسون

هنری ویلکاکسن

Languages
English (148)

German (6)

Spanish (6)

Danish (1)