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Anderson, Michael 1920-

Overview
Works: 170 works in 509 publications in 6 languages and 8,513 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Fiction  Television mini-series  Science fiction television programs  Biography  History  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations 
Roles: Director, Author, Performer, Editor, Photographer, dir, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Michael Anderson
Around the world in 80 days by Jules Verne( Visual )
35 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,667 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. Shot in 70mm, using the Todd-AO process (an extremely high definition widescreen film format), the film is notable for its picturesque, exotic scenery, international cast, and the plethora of stars in cameo appearances, all highly innovative at the time
Summer of the monkeys by Feature Films for Families( Visual )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in English and held by 1,300 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 3 languages and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the year 2274, everyone lives a wonderful life until they're 30 years old-- then they're executed
The shoes of the fisherman ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1968 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All eyes are focused on the Vatican, hoping to see the traditional puffs of white smoke that signal the selection of the next Pope. But this time, much more is at stake. The new pontiff may be the only person who can bring peace to a world hovering on the edge of nuclear nightmare
Millennium ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and French and held by 346 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 )
48 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 303 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
20,000 leagues under the sea ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 281 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
Ray Bradbury's the Martian chronicles ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first settlers on Mars discover the shocking secrets of the Red Planet
The wreck of the Mary Deare ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 237 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 )
16 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fearsome rumor reaches Britain's World War II command. The Nazis are developing rocket technology that could rain death on London and, then, New York. Quickly, England develops a plan to send saboteurs into the sites manufacturing the rockets. Just moments after the carefully chosen commandos parachute into the drop zone, their pilot receives an urgent message: The mission may be compromised. Abort
1984 by George Orwell( Visual )
25 editions published between 1956 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 190 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 )
18 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 166 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 142 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
Biographies of the New World Leif Eriksson, Henry Hudson, Charles Darwin, and more ( )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With their eyes set on distant horizons, explorers from across Europe-including Leif Eriksson, Sir Francis Drake, and Alexander von Humboldt-voyaged to the New World. They discovered the lands that would later be known as the Americas-motivated by curiosity, commercial interests, or scientific inquiry. These adventurers charted previously unknown territories, encountered, and often tragically exploited, native peoples, and changed the fate of the global landscape. The stories of these trailblazers and their remarkable journeys comprise this compelling volume
10 movie adventure pack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 141 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
Rugged gold by Michael Anderson( Visual )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 125 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
Sword of Gideon ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and French and held by 111 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
The new adventures of Pinocchio ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 111 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?
Family adventure classics ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 94 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
Conduct unbecoming by Michael York( Visual )
6 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An attractive widow is assaulted, and the British Calvary Regiment must now choose between honor and justice"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Anderson, Michael Joseph 1920-
Languages
English (238)
Spanish (10)
French (5)
German (3)
Italian (2)
Turkish (1)
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