Title Release Date Details
The Longest Day 06/03/2008 2 discs. Extras include two commentaries (one by UCLA history professor Mary Corey and the other by Ken Annakin, one of the film's directors), A Day to Remember, the AMC Backstory, The Longest Day: A Salute to Courage hosted by Burt Reynolds, and D-Day Revisited with Darryl Zanuck.
Planet of the Apes 40-Year Evolution 11/04/2008 Giant box set of the five films. The supplements included in this edition are mostly the same as those in the 35th anniversary DVD set. The primary extra is a brand-new hardbound book with lots of behind-the-scenes info and photos.
Circle of Iron 05/19/2009 1 disc, Widescreen 1.66:1 1080p, 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and 7.1 Dolby TrueHD, additional materials: audio commentary by director Richard Moore, Playing the Silent Flute (interview with star David Carradine), The Producer (interview with co-producer Paul Maslansky), Karate Master (interview with martial arts coordinator Joe Lewis), audio interview with co-writer Stirling Silliphant, theatrical trailers, TV spots.
A Bug's Life 05/19/2009 2 discs. Digital copy, BD-Live access, ported DVD bonus features and an all-new bonus feature: Original Story Treatment
The Twilight Zone: Season One 09/14/2010 5 discs, 36 episodes including "People Are Alike All Over"
The Greatest Story Ever Told 03/29/2011 1 disc. Extras: He Walks in Beauty documentary, filmmaker documentary, deleted scenes, theatrical trailer
Overboard 07/05/2011 1 disc
Fright Night 12/13/2011 Accompanied by a collectible 8-page booklet complete with original essay, stills, and poster art.
Cleopatra 01/30/2012 (UK) 1 disc. Extras: Cleopatra Through The Ages: A Cultural History; Cleopatra's Missing Footage; Fox Movie Channel presents Fox Legacy with Tom Rothman; Commentary with Chris Mankiewicz, Tom Mankiewicz, Martin Landau and Jack Brodsky; The Cleopatra Papers: A Private Correspondence; Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood; The Fourth Star of Cleopatra; Archival Footage of the New York Premiere; Archival Footage of the Hollywood Premiere; Theatrical Trailers


Title Release Date Details
The Carol Burnett Show
full one-hour episodes
various All McDowall episodes are now available from Columbia House. The following refer to the DVD editions that contain only two episodes in each volume:
Volume 1:   duet in Planet of the Apes makeup, first Family sketch, "Brief Encounter"
Volume 4:   tongue twisters, "The Little Foxies", "Assembly Line"
Volume 7:   "Family Visits Philip", "The Lady Heir", mini-musical Paris finale
Volume 12:   "Documentary", "The Lift", tribute to silent comedy
Volume 13:   "Hi-Hat", "Philip Visits Family"
My Friend Flicka 03/11/2003 Full frame. No extras.
Lord Love a Duck 12/02/2003 Widescreen edition. Special features: Inside the Mind of Director George Axelrod featurette, original theatrical trailer
Planet of the Apes 35th Anniversary Edition 02/03/2004 The 2-disc edition has 4:3 full screen and a new 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen versions, each with a Dolby Digital 5.1 remix. Extras: two audio commentaries with Roddy McDowall, Natalie Trundy, Kim Hunter and effects artist John Chambers, plus a second commentary/isolated score with composer Jerry Goldsmith, a text commentary by Eric Greene, the Behind The Planet Of The Apes documentary, exclusive Roddy McDowall home movies, rare dailies and outtakes, the featurettes A Look Behind The Planet Of The Apes, Don Taylor Directs Escape from the Planet of the Apes, J. Lee Thompson Directs Conquest of the Planet of the Apes and the original EPK, multiple still galleries including photos, production art and film reviews, and trailers for all of the Apes films.
Batman: The Animated Series - Volume 1 07/06/2004 4 discs, 28 episodes including "Mad As a Hatter"
Lassie Come Home 08/24/2004 1 disc, mono, close captioning
Night Gallery: The Complete First Season 08/24/2004 3 discs, all 13 episodes from 1970-71 season plus the pilot movie
Fractured Flickers: The Complete Collection 08/31/2004 3 discs, 26 episodes including an interview of Roddy McDowall about Cleopatra
Columbo: The Complete First Season 09/07/2004 Includes: TV Movies Prescription: Murder and Ransom for a Dead Man. Episodes "Murder by the Book", "Death Lends a Hand", "Dead Weight", "Suitable for Framing", "Lady in Waiting", "Short Fuse", and "Blueprint for Murder"
Faerie Tale Theatre 09/07/2004 The entire series is now available, including "Rapunzel" which was narrated by Roddy McDowall. One episode per disc.
The Martian Chronicles 09/07/2004 2 discs, full frame, 20 minutes of new footage
Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen 09/13/2004 1 disc, full frame; extras include a behind-the-scenes featurette, TV commercial, biographies, original theatrical trailer
Circle of Iron 09/28/2004 Full frame, mono, additional materials: audio commentary by director Richard Moore, Playing the Silent Flute (interview with David Carradine), Bruce Lee's The Silent Flute (text essay), first draft script, trailers, poster and still gallery
That's Entertainment! The Complete Collection 10/12/2004 4 discs, including digitally remastered copies of That's Entertainment, That's Entertainment, Part 2 and That's Entertainment III, plus a fourth disc containing That's Entertainment: Treasures from the Vault
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: The Complete Series 11/16/2004 5 discs, full frame
Batman: The Animated Series - Volume 2 01/25/2005 4 discs, 28 episodes including "Perchance to Dream". Additional materials: Robin Rising, Gotham's Guardians, Voices of the Knight, commentaries on selected episodes
Mowgli's Brothers 01/25/2005 Part of the Chuck Jones Signature Edition; 1 disc, with bonus episode "A Very Merry Cricket".
The White Seal 01/25/2005 Part of the Chuck Jones Signature Edition; 1 disc, with bonus episode "A Cricket in Times Square".
Faerie Tale Theatre - The Complete Collection 02/01/2005 Includes "Rapunzel".
Hello Down There 02/22/2005 Widescreen. McDowall is on the DVD cover.
Thunderhead: Son of Flicka 02/22/2005 Widescreen.
Wonder Woman - The Complete Second Season 03/01/2005 4 discs, 21 episodes including "The Man Who Made Volcanoes". Included in the set is a documentary titled Revolutionizing a Classic: From Comic Book to Television
Combat! - Season 3, Operation 1 03/29/2005 4 discs, 16 episodes including "The Long Walk".
The Adventures of Bullwhip Griffin 04/12/2005 1 disc. Great cover!
The Grass Harp 04/19/2005 Billed as "Roddy McDowell" on the cover.
That Darn Cat 05/03/2005  
Naked City - Box Set #1 05/03/2005 3 discs; 12 episodes, including The Fault in Our Stars; full-frame black-and-white video, English mono audio.
Batman: The Animated Series - Volume 3 05/24/2005 4 discs, 29 episodes including "The Worry Men" and "The Trial". Additional materials: audio commentary on "Read My Lips"; video commentary on "House and Garden"; commentary on "Harlequinade"; Gotham's New Knight featurette on Batgirl.
Wonder Woman - The Complete Third Season 06/07/2005 Includes "The Fine Art of Crime"
Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry 06/28/2005  
Hart to Hart: Complete First Season 10/25/2005 Includes the pilot episode, with commentary by Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers and writer-director Tom Mankiewicz.
Batman: The Animated Series - Volume 4 12/06/2005 4 discs, 24 episodes including "Over the Edge" and "Animal Act". Additional materials: commentary on "Over the Edge", "Critters" and "Legends of the Dark Knight"; Arkham's Finest: Inside Batman's Rogue Gallery featurette.
Murder, She Wrote - The Complete 2nd Season 12/06/2005 3 discs, 22 episodes including "School for Scandal"
Tracey Takes On ... Complete First Season 12/26/2005 Includes "Nostalgia".
Class of 1984 02/21/2006 Additional materials: Blood and Blackboards featurette containing interviews of with director Mark Lester and actors Perry King and Merrie Lynn Ross, audio commentary with Mark Lester, trailer, two TV spots, poster & still gallery (including a poster art featuring McDowall), Mark Lester bio, screenplay (DVD-ROM). View the ad in the official site and a review at
Quantum Leap - The Complete Fourth Season 03/28/2006 3 discs, 22 episodes including "A Leap for Lisa".
Planet of the Apes:The Ultimate DVD Collection 03/28/2006 14 discs: all five original films plus the disc of bonus material released in the 35th-anniversary edition Planet of the Apes DVD, the 2001 remake plus a bonus disc, the entire 1974 Planet of the Apes TV series, and the 1975 Return to the Planet of the Apes animated series. All films have been remastered to include Anamorphic Widescreen and Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround. The collection comes in a limited-edition ape-head-shaped package based on Roddy McDowall's character, Caesar.
Godzilla: The Series - Monster Mayhem 03/28/2006 3 episodes including "Deadloch".
The Poseidon Adventure (Special Edition) 05/09/2006 2 discs, Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85:1. Widescreen feature with commentaries by Ronald Neame, Pamela Sue Martin, Stella Stevens and Carol Lynley; interactive featurette Follow The Escape; featurettes The Cast Looks Back, Falling Up with Ernie, The Heart of Disaster: Stirling Silliphant, The Heroes of The Poseidon, The Morning After Story, The R.M.S. Queen Mary and AMC Backstory: The Poseidon Adventure; Ronald Neame featurettes Sinking Corridor, Generations of Fans and Turning Over the Ship; storyboard comparisons Ship Capsized, Up The Vertical Shaft and Saving Reverend Scott; vintage promotional materials Original 1972 Featurette, The Poseidon Adventure Teaser, The Poseidon Adventure Trailer and The Towering Inferno Trailer; interactive gallery American Cinematographer Interactive Article; marketing, publicity and behind-the-scenes still galleries.
The Longest Day: Special Edition 05/23/2006 2 discs, Widescreen. Extras: historical commentary, trailers, still galleries, A Day to Remember, Longest Day: A Salute to Courage, Backstory: The Longest Day and D-Day Revisisted.
The Loved One 06/20/2006 1 disc, Anamorphic Widescreen 1.85:1. Extras: trailers and Trying to Offend Everyone featurette.
Prince Valiant: The Complete Series, Volume 1 07/04/2006 5 discs, 33 episodes including "The Battle of Greystone".
Earth Angel 07/11/2006  
The Keys of the Kingdom 07/11/2006 1 disc, Color, Widescreen, Sensormatic, Dubbed, Subtitled. Extras: additional footage, trailer, commentary by Kenneth Geist & Chris Mankiewicz
Pinky & The Brain - Volume 1 07/25/2006 4 discs, 22 episodes including "Snowball" and "Welcome to the Jungle".
Alice in Wonderland 08/01/2006 192 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English, French.
The Tick (The Belated 10th Anniversary Edition) 08/29/2006 13 episodes including "The Tick vs. The Breadmaster".
Combat! - The Best of Espionage 09/05/2006 1 disc, full-frame. Episodes included are "Masquerade", "The Little Jewel", "The Cassock" and "The Long Walk".
Cricket on the Hearth 09/05/2006 1 disc
Pinky & The Brain - Volume 2 12/05/2006 4 discs, 22 episodes including "Brain Noir" and "A Pinky and the Brain Halloween".
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Two-Disc Special Edition) 12/05/2006 2 discs; extras including Sandy Dennis' screen test opposite Roddy McDowall.
Murder, She Wrote - The Complete Fifth Season 01/30/2007 5 discs; episodes include "Fire Burn, Cauldron Bubble".
Mork & Mindy: Season 2 04/17/2007 Episodes include "Dr. Morkenstein" (the robot was voiced by Roddy McDowall).
Son of Fury - The Story of Benjamin Blake 05/01/2007 Full screen presentation with English Stereo sound, as well as Spanish & French Mono sound and English & Spanish subtitles. Bonus material includes an isolated score, a photo gallery and trailer. This DVD is also included in Tyrone Power: The Swashbuckler Box Set.
Circle of Iron: Special Edition 05/29/2007 2 discs, High Definition, 6.1 DTS-ES and 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround EX, additional materials: audio commentary by director Richard Moore, theatrical trailers, TV spots, Playing the Silent Flute (interview with star David Carradine), The Producer (interview with co-producer Paul Maslansky), Karate Master (interview with martial arts coordinator Joe Lewis), audio interview with co-writer Stirling Silliphant, Bruce Lee's The Silent Flute (text essay by Davis Miller and Klae Moore), poster and still galleries, first draft script by Bruce Lee, James Coburn and Stirling Silliphant.
Pinky & The Brain - Volume 3 06/19/2007 4 discs, 22 episodes including "Brainwashed Part 2: I Am Not a Hat" and "Brainwashed Part 3: Wash Harder".
The Rookies - The Complete First Season 07/17/2007 5 discs, 23 episodes including "Dirge for Sunday".
The Rhinemann Exchange 07/31/2007 1 disc, 248 minutes, Full Frame, English Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono.
Biography - Boris Karloff: The Gentle Monster 07/31/2007 50 minutes
Shakma 10/16/2007 1 disc, 101 minutes
Chuck Jones Collection 11/06/20071 disc. Included titles: "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi", "Mowgli's Brothers", "The White Seal", "Yankee Doodle Cricket", "A Cricket in Times Square" and "A Very Merry Cricket!"
Showtime USA - Vol. 1 11/13/2007This collection of rare vaudeville and musical performances includes "Everybody's Dancin'".
Arrest & Trial - Part 2 03/25/2008 3 discs; 9 episodes, including Roddy's Emmy-nominated performance in "Journey Into Darkness".
Matlock - The First Season 04/08/2008 7 discs; episodes include "The Chef".
The Invaders - The First Season 05/06/2008 5 discs; episodes include "The Experiment".
It! 12/09/2008 Double-billed with The Shuttered Room.
Evil Under the Sun 01/27/2009 Re-release with a different cover.
Inside Daisy Clover 02/03/2009 Included in the Natalie Wood Collection.
Hey! Hey! U.S.A! 03/10/2009 1 disc.
Man Hunt 05/19/2009 1 disc, Full Screen. Bonus materials: commentary by author Patrick McGilligan, Rogue Male: The Making of Man Hunt, restoration comparison, trailer, interactive pressbook, still gallery.
The Love Boat: Season Two, Volume Two 08/04/2009 4 discs; episodes include "Don't Push Me".
Mission: Impossible - The Final TV Season 11/03/2009 6 discs; episodes include "The Puppet".
Barnaby Jones: Season One 02/16/2010 4 discs; episodes include "See Some Evil, Do Some Evil".
Holiday In Mexico 02/24/2010 DVD is manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media when ordered from
Mean Johnny Barrows: Uncut Director's Edition 03/16/2010 1 disc; extras include a feature length commentary track by director/star Fred Williamson, the featurette Hammer Time about Williamson, and trailers.
The White Cliffs Of Dover 04/22/2010 DVD is manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media when ordered from
The Third Day 05/28/2010 DVD is manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media when ordered from
Tales of the Gold Monkey - The Complete Series 06/08/2010The Region 1 release includes the double-length pilot, all twenty regular episodes, and a new 36-minute Making-Of Documentary and interviews with Stephen Collins, Caitlin O'Heaney, Tom Greene and Harvey Laidman. Other bonus materials: Commentary Tracks on 5 episodes, Stills Gallery, Caitlin's Original Costume Gallery, Artifacts Gallery, Series Synopsis, 24-page collectors booklet.
Ellery Queen Mysteries 09/28/2010 6 discs, 22 episodes including "The Adventure of the Black Falcon"; original full frame aspect ratios, with English audio and English subtitles; extras include a collectible booklet.
McMillan and Wife: Season 3 06/07/2011 4 discs; six 90-minute telefilms, including "Death of a Monster... Birth of a Legend".
Snoop Sisters - The Complete Series 06/14/2011 3 discs; pilot plus the four 90-minute episodes including "Black Day for Bluebeard".
Swat Kats: The Radical Squadron - The Complete Series 07/18/2011 6 discs; 24 episodes, including "Enter the Madkat".
It Takes a Thief: The Complete Series 10/25/2011 18 discs; 66 episodes, including "Boom at the Top". Extras include an extended feature-length version of the pilot episode "Magnificent Thief", The King of Thieves: Interview with Robert Wagner, A Matter of Larceny: Interview with Glen A. Larson, limited edition senitype (reproduced 35mm film frame), exclusive 4-piece coaster set, and a collectible booklet with retrospective essay.
McMillan and Wife: The Complete Series 11/22/2011 22 discs; forty 90-minute telefilms, including "Death of a Monster... Birth of a Legend".


Straight From the Horse's Mouth by Ronald Neame
©2002 Scarecrow Press

The director of The Poseidon Adventure discusses the film (and Roddy) in his memoirs.

Nature Boy: The Unauthorized Biography of Dean Stockwell by M. L. Zambrana

The book has a chapter devoted to Compulsion, the play in which Roddy McDowall and Dean Stockwell appeared together in 1957.

Ava Gardner (Love is Nothing) by Lee Server
©2006 St. Martin's Press

Touches on the filming of Tam Lin, which was directed by McDowall.

Red Carpets and Other Banana Skins: The Autobiography by Rupert Everett
©2007 Warner Books

Includes descriptions of the latter days of Roddy McDowall, Orson Welles and Tony Richardson. Release date: January 18, 2007.

Foxy Lady: The Authorized Biography of Lynn Bari by Jeff Gordon
©2010 Bear Manor Media

The author's research research involved interviews with dozens of Lynn Bari's friends, family members and professional associates, including Anthony Quinn, Alice Faye, Claire Trevor, Roddy McDowall and George Montgomery.


Captain Sinbad and the Black Diamond
Directed and Animated by Brett Piper is a wonderful children's film narrated by Roddy McDowall. This heart-warming story gives the positive message of finding strength and courage within yourself. Completed, and coming soon to video stores across America.



The following spoken word collections will be released 1998-99 as part of our ongoing "Words for Hope" series of recordings. The profits are donated to children's charities and arts programs.

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