• Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

Swiss Family Robinson

Release Date: December 21st, 1960

DVD Release Date: May 7th, 2002

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 , Children

Production Co: Walt Disney Pictures

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

Keywords: Family, Father, Amusing, Survival, Playful, Endearing, Son, Mother

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