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Alistair MacLean (1922–1987)

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In the early 1980s, he was commissioned by an American film studio to write a series of story outlines to be subsequently produced as movies. MacLean compiled several stories about a fictitious United Nations crime-fighting organization, several of which were adapted as books by other authors. These include 'Death Train (1993) (TV)' and 'Night ... See more trivia »

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(age 64) in Munich, Germany

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Known For

Where Eagles Dare
(1968)
The Guns of Navarone
(1961)
Breakheart Pass
(1975)

Filmography

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 2013 Air Force One Is Down (TV Mini-Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... (story)
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... (story)
 1996 The Way to Dusty Death (TV Movie) (novel)
 1995 Detonator II: Night Watch (TV Movie) (story)
 1989 River of Death (novel "River of Death")
 1980 The Hostage Tower (TV Movie) (novel - uncredited) / (story)
 1979 Bear Island (based on the novel by)
 1978 Force 10 from Navarone (novel)
 1977 Golden Rendezvous (novel "The Golden Rendezvous" - uncredited)
 1975 Breakheart Pass (novel) / (screenplay)
 1974 Caravan to Vaccares (novel)
 1972 Fear Is the Key (novel)
 1971 Puppet on a Chain (novel - uncredited) / (screenplay - as Alistair Maclean)
 1971 When Eight Bells Toll (novel - uncredited) / (screenplay - as Alistair Maclean)
 1968 Where Eagles Dare (novel - uncredited) / (screenplay) / (story)
 1968 Ice Station Zebra (novel)
 1965 The Satan Bug (novel - as Ian Stuart)
 1961 The Guns of Navarone (novel - as Alistair Maclean)
 1961 The Secret Ways (novel "The Secret Ways")
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( Novel: "The Last Frontier" (aka "The Secret Ways"; filmed as The Secret Ways (1961)). See more »

Alternate Names:

Alistair Maclean | Ian Stuart
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In the early 1980s, he was commissioned by an American film studio to write a series of story outlines to be subsequently produced as movies. MacLean compiled several stories about a fictitious United Nations crime-fighting organization, several of which were adapted as books by other authors. These include 'Death Train (1993) (TV)' and 'Night Watch (1995) (TV)' (both written by Alistair MacNeill... See more »

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