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Swiss Family Robinson(1940)

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Brief Synopsis

A family setting out for a new life across the sea is shipwrecked on a deserted island. The family members collaborate to create an idyllic home for themselves, only to find the island under siege by pirates.

Cast & Crew

Edward Ludwig Director
Thomas Mitchell William Robinson
Edna Best Elizabeth Robinson
Freddie Bartholomew Jack Robinson
Terry Kilburn Ernest Robinson
Tim Holt Fritz Robinson
Baby Bobby Quillan Francis Robinson
Orson Welles Narrator
Nicholas Musuraca Director of Photography
Walter Ferris Screenwriter
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York premiere: 8 Feb 1940
Release Date:  1940 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  The Play's The Thing Productions, Inc.
Duration(mins):  90 or 92-93 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • swiss family robinson

    Bruce harten 2010-10-19

    Late 4o s through mid 50 s this film was on litteraly every sunday after noon....and my brother n sisters watched it every time on our blck and white ten... MORE>

  • Swiss Family Robinson (1940)

    D K Willis 2010-08-24

    The 1940 version is available on DVD through Amazon. I can't vouch for the visual or audio quality of the recordings being sold, but this product is... MORE>

  • Swiss Family Robinson (1940's version)

    Dollie L. 2010-08-22

    This is one of my all time favorites and I understand that Disney purchased all known copies of this version just before releasing his version by the same... MORE>