The Swiss Family Robinson Movie Review 1960

Information and Film Reviews for The Swiss Family Robinson the Movie

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A family, seeking to escape Napoleon's war in Europe, sets sail for New Guinea, but shipwrecks on a deserted tropical island. There they build an idyllic life, only to be confronted by a band of pirates. Lots of adventure for family viewing. Filmed on location on the island of Tobago. Based on the novel by Johann Wyss.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 126 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Adventure Drama, Swashbucklers, Family Ties, Shipwrecked, Survival, Going Native, Top Grossing Films of 1960, Disney Family Movies, Pirates
Lowell S. Hawley
John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Tommy Kirk, Janet Munro, Sessue Hayakawa
Harry Waxman
Ken Annakin
William Alwyn
Walt Disney Studios

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