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McDowall, Roddy

Overview
Works: 600 works in 1,789 publications in 7 languages and 45,004 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Children's films  History  Science fiction films  Television adaptations  Action and adventure films  Juvenile works  Dystopian films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Host, Photographer, Narrator, Singer, Costume designer, Director, Commentator, Editor, Other, Conceptor, Interviewee, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Roddy McDowall
Publications by Roddy McDowall
Publications by Roddy McDowall, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Roddy McDowall
Planet of the apes by Franklin J Schaffner( visu )
159 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,419 libraries worldwide
After crash-landing on an uncharted planet, astronaut Taylor (Charlton Heston) finds himself trapped in a savage world where talking apes dominate the human race. Soon, Taylor's life depends on the kindness of the chimpanzee scientists Cornelius (Roddy McDowall) and Zira (Kim Hunter) and his escape to the Forbidden Zone, where he uncovers an earth-shattering secret that may hold the key to his own destiny
Richard Llewellyn's How green was my valley by John Ford( visu )
37 editions published between 1941 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 2,374 libraries worldwide
A compelling story of the trials and tribulations of a Welsh mining family. Spans 50 years, from the turn of the century fair-playing way of life and ends after unionization, strikes, deaths, and child abuse
A bug's life by Walt Disney( visu )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,714 libraries worldwide
Cute and clever, "A Bug's Life" is a relatively straight retelling of Kurosawa's "The Seven Samurai," except of course that the characters are bugs! Idealistic young ant Flik is a sweet-natured dreamer and inventor. But his innovative thinking makes him an outcast when one of his inventions goes awry and destroys the food sacrifice that the colony makes annually to a gang of grasshopper hooligans led by the sinister Hopper. Disgraced, Flik is sent to look for "warrior bugs," mercenaries to fight them. What he finds--and hires--are a motley crew of circus bugs including a preening master-thespian mantis, a glamorous gypsy moth, a cranky ladybug, a dimwitted beetle, and sundry other dimwitted, craven troupers. The ant colony is inspired by the troupe and mobilizes, but when they discover that the "warriors" are just circus clowns they lose faith. In the end, of course, Flik and crew save the day and free the colony from the oppressive grasshoppers
Camelot : original Broadway cast by Frederick Loewe( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1960 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
The musical tale of King Arthur, Merlyn, Guenevere, Lancelot and the nobel ideals of Camelot
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( visu )
19 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,274 libraries worldwide
The epic saga of legendary Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, and her attempt to stabilize her power and gain control of the Roman Empire. When Caesar visits Egypt, Cleopatra gains control by ousting her brother with his help. She marries Caesar, and bears him the son fate had previously denied him. Joining him in Rome--to ensure that the boy takes his rightful place after his father--her plans are thwarted when Caesar is assassinated and she must flee. Years later Marc Antony, proconsul of the eastern half of the empire, seeks an alliance with Egypt to impede Octavian's quest to become Emperor. Cleopatra and Antony become lovers and form a military alliance, but are forced to retreat after losing a major naval battle at Actium. Avoiding capture and disgrace, they take their own lives
Bedknobs and broomsticks by Walt Disney( visu )
37 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,273 libraries worldwide
An amateur witch, along with three precocious orphans, flies into one fantastic adventure after another aboard a bewitched bed to save the country from hostile invaders
My friend Flicka by Harold D Schuster( visu )
24 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in English and held by 1,258 libraries worldwide
A ten-year-old boy sets his heart on taming a wild-spirited filly
That darn cat! ( visu )
9 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 1,190 libraries worldwide
A siamese cat helps an FBI agent solve a kidnapping
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
49 editions published between 1948 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,188 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of William Shakespeare's tragedy entitled Macbeth. Welles shot his first Shakespearean project for the screen in just 21 days in the summer of 1947 on a Western backlot of the small 'B' studio Republic, producing a far more cinematic reworking of his subject than Olivier's contemporary and relatively conventional Hamlet. Through inventive use of camera, lighting, sets and music, Welles created a hellish world that reflected Macbeth's tortured state of mind
Lassie come home by Fred M Wilcox( visu )
25 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,142 libraries worldwide
A young boy's beloved collie is sold by his impoverished family, and makes a cross-country journey back to her original family
Overboard by Garry Marshall( visu )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 1,044 libraries worldwide
A super-rich and pretentious socialite winds up in the world of a struggling carpenter with four kids
The Poseidon adventure by Ronald Neame( visu )
23 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and held by 1,002 libraries worldwide
A group of passengers struggle to survive and escape when their ocean liner completely capsizes at sea
Rudyard Kipling's the Second jungle book : Mowgli & Baloo by Duncan McLachlan( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 907 libraries worldwide
Mowgli, a young orphan raised by wolves, is spotted by a scout for a giant circus who sets out to trap him
Escape from the planet of the apes by Don Taylor( visu )
27 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and held by 827 libraries worldwide
Cornelius, Zira and Dr. Milo, three apes from the future, escape from their planet as it is being destroyed and land on 20th century Earth where they are taken to the Los Angeles Zoo for examination. When Zira reveals their ability to speak to a psychologist, the apes are treated as curiosities, but when the U.S. government begins to believe their story that the Earth will eventually be inherited by apes, it decides to hunt the couple down as an evolutionary threat and tries to prevent the birth of Zira's baby
The cat from outer space by Walt Disney( visu )
12 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and held by 798 libraries worldwide
An extraterrestrial cat is forced to land on the Earth to repair his space ship
Battle for the planet of the apes by Twentieth Century Fox( visu )
29 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 789 libraries worldwide
A group of human mutants and a band of militant gorillas threaten to break the peace of the ape tribe and overthrow the leadership of the benevolent Caesar
The longest day by Ken Annakin( visu )
16 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 787 libraries worldwide
Complete story of the D-Day landings at Normandy through the eyes of all its participants. Bonus features include original trailer, documentaries, backstory, D-Day Revisited, and much more
Double exposure by Roddy McDowall( Book )
12 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 628 libraries worldwide
Photographs of 98 of the world's leading figures in the arts (film, theatre, ballet, music, literature) with commentary by their peers
Funny lady ( visu )
22 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 623 libraries worldwide
A musical film that follows the career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice with songwriter Billy Rose
Cricket on the hearth by Charles Dickens( visu )
13 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 614 libraries worldwide
An animated musical version of Charles Dickens' classic tale. It tells the story of a poor toymaker and his daughter which were helped by a Cricket named Crocket on Christmas morning. Crocket restores peace and happiness when tragedy strikes the family
 
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Alternative Names
Mac Dowall, Roddy
Mac Dowall Roddy 1928-1998
MacDowall, Roddy.
MacDowall, Roddy 1918-1998
MacDowall Roddy 1928-1998
Mc Dowall, Roddy
Mc Dowall Roddy 1928-1998
McDowall, Roderick Andrew
McDowall, Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude.
McDowall, Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude 1928-1998
Roddy McDowall acteur britannique
Roddy McDowall actor británico, posteriormente naturalizado estadounidense
Roddy McDowall aktor brytyjski
Roddy McDowall attore britannico
Roddy McDowall britischer Schauspieler
Roddy McDowall Brits acteur
Ρόντι Μακ Ντόουαλ
Макдауэлл, Родди
Роди Макдауъл
רודי מקדואל
رودی مک‌داول صداپیشه، بازیگر، و کارگردان بریتانیایی
ロディ・マクドウォール
羅迪·麥克道爾
洛地·麥杜華
Languages
English (536)
Spanish (18)
German (7)
French (5)
Chinese (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Italian (1)
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