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G| 2 hr. 8 min.

Plot Summary
In this family film, the Robinson clan -- mother (Dorothy McGuire), father (John Mills) and their three sons, Fritz, Ernst and Francis -- flee the reign of Napoleon to start afresh in New Guinea. When their ship gets damaged en route, the family takes refuge on a deserted island. The Robinsons learn to live in the wild, have various adventures and build an impressive house in a tree. However, while island life is full excitement, the question of whether to return to civilization looms.

Cast: John Mills , Dorothy McGuire , James MacArthur , Janet Munro , Sessue Hayakawa , Tommy Kirk , Kevin Corcoran , Cecil Parker

Director: Ken Annakin

Genres: Adventure

Distributor: Walt Disney Company Ltd. [gb], Buena Vista Pictures, Buena Vista Home Entertainment [br], Walt Disney Home Video [gb]

Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

Release Date: December 10th, 1960|2 hr. 8 min.

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  • August 23, 2010 TTouch52
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    I saw this movie at the movie when it came out back in the day. I was about 9 years old when I first saw The Swiss Family Robinson. I have seen it several since that time and I enjoy seeing everytime, never get bored atching it. I enjoyed seeing the realism of the movie, back then the style of the way the movie was made was new and that caught my eye. The remakes of the movie do not capture the realism.

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