Twilight Zone #41
- includes the episode "Changing of the Guard,"
which features Tom Lowell. He was filming this episode when he first auditioned for Combat!
In this episode, Donald Pleasence is Professor Ellis Fowler, forced to retire after 51
years of teaching. Feeling his life was worthless, Fowler is startled by the ghostly
appearance of former students.
Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation
Absolutely charming family comedy of the misadventures of Jimmy Stewart and Maureen
O'Hara on a family vacation. Blink and you'll miss Tom Lowell's first screen appearance.
But he does actually have a couple lines! This film is great fun!
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The Manchurian Candidate, 1962
Stars Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury. Superb political thriller. Tom in small, but
pivotal, role as youngest member of an Army squad in Korea. Not for the kids! Intense,
well written, and well acted.
The Manchurian Candidate: Frank Sinatra, Laurence Harvey, and Tom Lowell
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Aliens Are Coming
Made for Netherlands TV
English Language edition
Starring Eric Breaden, Ed Harris, Gerald McRaney, Max Gail. An alien mother ship
hovering in Earth's atmosphere is the base for an attempted alien invasion of Earth. Tom
listed as 'Intern' in credits. I haven't seen this one yet.
Disney film with Hayley Mills. Tom is featured as Hayley's boyfriend, a surfer bum.
Cute! A must-see for Lowell fans. Cast also features lots of "Combat!" alums,
including Roddy McDowall and Keenan Wynn.
Tom Lowell as
'Canoe' in Disney's That Darn Cat
Escape from the Planet of the Apes
Tom appears in a minor role (two scenes) as the orderly of the imprisoned Apes in this
third saga in the "Planet of the Apes" series. Lots of "Combat!" alums
in the film, including Eric Braeden, William Windom, Albert Salmi, Roddy McDowall.
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Children's film from Walt Disney. Slapstick farce. Strictly for kids.