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McDowall, Roddy

Overview
Works: 510 works in 1,363 publications in 6 languages and 41,707 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Television plays  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Television adaptations  Television programs  Military history 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Vocalist, Host, Costume designer, Commentator, Photographer, Conceptor, Editor, Director, Interviewee
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 )
127 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,809 libraries worldwide
Four American astronauts crash-land on an uncharted planet and discover it is ruled by a race of intelligent apes who use a primitive race of humans for experimentation and sport. Astronaut Taylor (Heston) soon finds himself among the hunted, his life in the hands of a benevolent chimpanzee scientist (McDowall)
Richard Llewellyn's How green was my valley by John Ford( visu )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 1,977 libraries worldwide
A man looks back on his life as a boy in a small Welsh mining town. His reminiscences reveal the disintegration of his closely knit family, while capturing the sentiments and issues of their time
A bug's life by Walt Disney( visu )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 1,515 libraries worldwide
Journey inside the miniature world of bugs where an ant named Flik hires warrior bugs to defend his colony from a horde of freeloading grasshoppers. Bonus title at end: Geri's game (Academy Award, Best Animated Short, 1997)
Camelot original Broadway cast by Frederick Loewe( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1960 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 1,349 libraries worldwide
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( visu )
52 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,316 libraries worldwide
Presentation of Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth
My friend Flicka ( visu )
20 editions published between 1943 and 2006 in English and held by 1,304 libraries worldwide
A ten-year-old boy sets his heart on taming a wild-spirited filly
Lassie come home by Fred M Wilcox( visu )
27 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,269 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
That darn cat! ( visu )
9 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and French and held by 1,156 libraries worldwide
A siamese cat helps an FBI agent solve a kidnapping
Overboard by Garry Marshall( visu )
12 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 1,098 libraries worldwide
A super-rich and pretentious socialite winds up in the world of a struggling carpenter with four kids
Bedknobs and broomsticks by Robert Stevenson( visu )
33 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,049 libraries worldwide
A witch and three waifs help defeat the Nazis in England in 1940
Cleopatra by Joseph L Mankiewicz( visu )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 1,042 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
The Poseidon adventure by Ronald Neame( visu )
13 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 907 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 ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2003 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 )
35 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 836 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. However, 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
Conquest of the planet of the apes by Twentieth Century Fox( visu )
23 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 780 libraries worldwide
In the near future, a plague has wiped out all of the cats and dogs. As a result, apes began to be kept as pets and eventually slaves. One ape, Caesar, son of talking apes from the future, leads a revolution to free the apes and take over the planet
Battle for the planet of the apes by Twentieth Century Fox( visu )
19 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 768 libraries worldwide
In this fifth and final Planet of the apes adventures, humans and apes battle for the supremacy of the Earth
The cat from outer space ( visu )
10 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in English and French and held by 752 libraries worldwide
An extraterrestrial cat named Jake is forced to crash-land his spaceship on Earth. Jake then proceeds to lead a physicist, his girlfriend, the Army and a team of baffled scientists on endless escapades during his unscheduled and hilarious visit
The longest day by Ken Annakin( visu )
8 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 666 libraries worldwide
The retelling of the Normandy invasion, June 6, 1944, from the perspectives of the Germans, the United States, Britain, and the Free French. Marshall Erwin Rommel, touring the defenses being established as part of the Reich's Atlantic Wall, notes to his officers that when the Allied invasion comes they must be stopped on the beach. "For the Allies as well as the Germans, it will be the longest day. The longest day."
Cricket on the hearth ( visu )
7 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 591 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
The Return of the king by J. R. R Tolkien( visu )
9 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 590 libraries worldwide
The adventure continues ... as Frodo and Samwise battle Dark Lord Sauron to save Middle Earth, destroy the cursed Ring of Doom and restore King Aragorn to the throne of Gondor. This epic tale of Good vs. Evil is the conclusion to J.R.R. Tolkien's classic trilogy of Hobbit stories
 
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Alternative Names
Mac Dowall Roddy 1928-1998
MacDowall, Roddy.
MacDowall, Roddy 1918-1998
MacDowall, Roddy, 1928-1998
Mc Dowall, Roddy 1928-1998
McDowall, Roderick Andrew
McDowall, Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude.
McDowall, Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude, 1928-1998
Languages
English (389)
French (22)
German (16)
Spanish (13)
Italian (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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