WorldCat Identities

Anderson, Michael 1920-

Overview
Works: 168 works in 495 publications in 6 languages and 8,857 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Television mini-series  Science fiction television programs  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Biography  Science fiction films 
Roles: Director, Performer, Photographer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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posthumous Publications by Michael Anderson, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Michael Anderson
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1956 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Phlegmatic, punctual Englishman Phileas Fogg believes in progress, science, and intellectual deduction. When a member of the Reform Club challenges him on the impossibility of completing a round-the-world tour in eighty days, he wagers his entire fortune to prove that he can do it. He is accompanied by his valet Passepartout, and followed by Mr. Fix, a detective who believes he is a notorious bank robber
Summer of the monkeys ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 1800s, a twelve-year-old boy spends the summer trying to capture four runaway circus monkeys
Logan's run by Michael Anderson ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the year 2274, everyone lives a wonderful life until they're 30 years old-- then they're executed
Color adjustment ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This study of prejudice and perception traces over forty years of race relations in America through the lens of prime time TV entertainment. Black actors Esther Rolle, Diahann Carroll, Denise Nicholas, and Tim Reid and Hollywood producers Norman Lear, Steve Bochco and David Wolper reveal the behind-the-scenes story of how prime time was "integrated." Revisiting such popular hits as Amos and Andy, Beulah, The Nat King Cole Show, Julia, I Spy, Good Times and Roots, viewers see how bitter racial conflict was absorbed into the non-controversial formats of the prime time series
The shoes of the fisherman ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All eyes are focused on the Vatican, hoping to see the puffs of white smoke signaling the selection of the next Pope, but this time, much more is at stake, for the new pontiff may be the only person who can bring peace to a world on the brink of nuclear war
20,000 leagues under the sea ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mysterious monster is terrorizing the Atlantic Ocean and famous marine biologist Professor Aronnax is summoned to investigate. Accompanied by his daughter Sophie, the two trail the monstrous creature -- only to discover that the beast is actually a futuristic submarine captained by the eccentric Captain Nemo
Millennium ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and French and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Time travel, the fate of air disaster victims and the future of mankind provide the thrilling ingredients for Millennium. Bill Smith, chief investigator for the NTSB, is sifting through wreckage of two jumbo jets involved in a midair collision when he uncovers a strange alien device amid the rubble. What is it? Where did it come from? His questions are answered when he meets Louise, a woman from the future whose do-or-die mission is to travel back in time and recover the lost "stunner." Will Bill Smith's knowledge of the future jeopardize the course of history? Is the future of mankind now a thing of the past?
The dam busters by Michael Anderson ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the true World War II story of how the Royal Air Force 617 Squadron carried out a raid on three of the most important dams in Germany
Ray Bradbury's the Martian chronicles ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first settlers on Mars discover the shocking secrets of the Red Planet
The wreck of the Mary Deare ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The freighter Mary Deare is adrift in stormy seas. All have abandoned ship except for one man-- exhausted first officer Gideon Patch who has taken command. Appearances indicate he's a madman, but Patch isn't a man who relies on appearances
Operation crossbow by Michael Anderson ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some war violence
1984 by Michael Radford ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love
The Quiller memorandum by Michael Anderson ( Visual )
22 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With little else to help him beyond sharp wits, a strong will and a very dedicated schoolteacher, American spy Quiller combs West Berlin for the headquarters of a shadowy neo-Nazi movement
Captains courageous ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A spoiled young millionaire's son falls from a cruise liner and is rescued by fishermen, who put him to work. Through slow and difficult mastery of skills the boy is changed from a brat into a gallant apprentice who adores his stalwart friend, Manuel
Rugged gold by Michael Anderson ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
The new adventures of Pinocchio by Michael Anderson ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pinocchio visits a bizarre traveling carnival and obtains a magic elixir reputed to cure all ills. But when he gives it to his sickly father, Gepetto is transformed into a puppet and caught in the evil clutches of the evil Madame Flambeau. Is Pinocchio boy enough to find a way to turn his father back into a man?
10 movie adventure pack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Snowbound: A young couple and their infant son are stranded in a winter storm -- The Journey: when a wealthy prospector is fatally injured, he sends his daughter on a journey to find her inheritance -- Devil's Hill: A young boy from remote Tasmania must team up with his mean-spirited, city-dwelling cousin in search of a lost cow -- Tom alone: A young boy travels across the country to find his father -- To brave Alaska: A couple moves to Alaska and finds themselves in a dangerous quest for survival
Sword of Gideon ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Mossad team is hand picked to hunt down the surviving militants involved in the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics
Conduct unbecoming ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An attractive widow is assaulted, and the British Calvary Regiment must now choose between honor and justice"--Container
Family adventure classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 82 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
 
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Alternative Names
Anderson, Michael Joseph 1920-
Languages
English (213)
Spanish (25)
German (8)
French (8)
Italian (2)
Turkish (1)
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