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Roger MacDougall (1910–1993)

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Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1953, he published a pamphlet on a paleolithic diet (low animal fats, no dairy, low sugar, gluten-free) which stabilised his condition. By 1975, his movement and muscle control had returned to almost normal. See more trivia »

Died:

(age 82) in Northwood, England, UK

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Filmography

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 1981 Au théâtre ce soir (TV Series) (play "To Dorothy a Son" - 1 episode)
- Trésor (1981) ... (play "To Dorothy a Son")
 1966 Brian Rix Presents: To Dorothy, a Son (TV Movie) (play)
 1960 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
 1959 A Touch of Larceny (screenplay)
 1959 The Mouse That Roared (screenplay - as Roger Macdougall)
 1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Escapade (1956) ... (play)
 1956 The Buccaneers (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Before the Mast (1956) ... (writer)
- The Ladies (1956) ... (writer)
 1956 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- MacAdam and Eve (1956) ... (play)
  ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode, 1956) (writer - 1 episode, 1955)
- To Dorothy, a Son (1956) ... (play)
- The Facts of Life (1955) ... (writer)
 1955 Escapade (play)
 1954 Cash on Delivery (play)
 1954 The Facts of Life (TV Movie) (play)
 1954 Vivian venter sig (TV Movie) (play)
 1954 Eskapade (TV Movie) (play)
 1953 Escapade (TV Movie) (play)
 1952 The Gentle Gunman (play) / (screenplay - as Roger Macdougall)
 1951 The Man in the White Suit (play) / (screenplay)
 1951 River of Steel (Short)
 1950 The Gentle Gunman (TV Movie) (play)
 1948 Designing Women (Documentary short) (written by)
 1945 6 Little Jungle Boys (Short) (screenplay - uncredited)
 1944 The Man on the Beat (Documentary short)
 1943 Highland Doctor (Short) (dialogue)
 1943 The Bells Go Down (screen play)
 1943 Power for the Highlands (Documentary short) (dialogue)
 1943 Subject for Discussion (Documentary short)
 1942 The Foreman Went to France (uncredited)
 1940 Spare a Copper (by)
 1940 Law and Disorder (original screenplay)
 1940 Dangerous Comment (Short)
 1940 Now You're Talking (Short)
 1939 Cheer Boys Cheer (screen play - as Roger Macdougall)
 1939 Let's Be Famous (original screen play - as Roger Macdougall)
 1938 Pest Pilot (TV Movie)
 1938 This Man Is News (writer)
 1938 King of the Congo (TV Movie)
 1938 They're Off! (TV Movie)
 1937 Bombs Over London (original story)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His play, "To Dorothy, A Son," was performed at the Opera House in Manchester, England and at the Savoy Theatre in London, England with Richard Attenborough, Yolande Donlan, Sheila Sim, Alastair Hunter, and Philip Holles in the cast. See more »

Alternate Names:

Roger Macdougall
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Trivia:

Scottish playwright, who first entered films as a composer, later moved to Ealing, notably as screenwriter of "The Man in the White Suit" (1952 Oscar nomination) and "The Gentle Gunman", based on his own plays. In the 1940's, also wrote and directed documentaries for his own company Merlin. See more »

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