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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Daniel Defoe (novel)
Hugo Butler (screenplay) (originally as Philip Ansell Roll) ...
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Release Date:
5 August 1954 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
EVERY THRILL-SWEPT PAGE BLAZES TO LIFE ON THE SCREEN! (original print ad - all caps)
Plot:
The classical story of Robinson Crusoe, a man who is dragged to a desert island after a shipwreck Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 6 wins & 3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A Beautiful Story See more (28 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Dan O'Herlihy ... Robinson Crusoe / Crusoe's father (as Daniel O'Herlihy)
Jaime Fernández ... Friday (as Jaime Fernandez)
Felipe de Alba ... Captain Oberzo
Chel López ... The Bos'n (as Chel Lopez)
José Chávez ... Leader of the Mutiny (as Jose Chavez)
Emilio Garibay ... Leader of the Mutiny

Directed by
Luis Buñuel  (as Luis Bunuel)
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Daniel Defoe (novel "Robinson Crusoe")

Hugo Butler (screenplay) originally as Philip Ansell Roll and
Luis Buñuel (screenplay)

Produced by
Óscar Dancigers .... producer (as an Oscar Dancigers Production)
Henry F. Ehrlich .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Anthony Collins (musical score)
 
Cinematography by
Alex Phillips (photographed by) (as Alex Philips)
 
Film Editing by
Carlos Savage 
Alberto Valenzuela 
 
Art Direction by
Edward Fitzgerald  (as Edward FitzGerald)
 
Set Decoration by
Pablo Galván (uncredited)
 
Makeup Department
Isaac Jurado .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Armando Meyer .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Federico Amérigo .... production manager (as Federico Amerigo)
Jorge Cardeña .... production chief (uncredited)
Antonio de Salazar .... production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ignacio Villareal .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Italo Tomassi .... construction department head (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Teódulo Bustos .... sound editor (as Teaodulo Bustos Jr.)
Jesús González Gancy .... sound recorder (as Jesus Gonzalez G.)
Javier Mateos .... sound recorder
Javier Mateos .... dialogue recordist (uncredited)
Galdino R. Samperio .... sound re-recordist (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jesús González Gancy .... music recordist (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Luis Alcoriza .... screenplay: writing credits locked by WGA
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
90 min
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Color:
Color (Pathe Color)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (R.C.A. High Fidelity Sound)
Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Finland:K-8 | Sweden:Btl | UK:U (cut) | UK:U (video rating) (2007) | USA:Approved (MPAA rating: certificate #16650) | West Germany:6 (f)
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Trivia:
Hugo Butler only received credit for his screenplay in 1997, after his death.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Robinson looks at a neighboring island for the first time through his telescope, the scene shown as though looking through the telescope is just a picture of the island - nothing in it moves including the waves.See more »
Quotes:
Robinson Crusoe:If anyone in England met such an odd creature as I was in my 18th year of solitude, it must either have frightened them or caused a great deal of laughter.See more »
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16 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
A Beautiful Story, 6 May 1999
Author: Paul Arthur from London, England

As someone who is not a great admirer of surrealism in any of its forms, and who found works like Le Chien Andalou or The Obscure Object of Desire gratuitously disturbing or pretensious respectively, I was delighted to come across this beautifully sensitive telling of the Robinson Crusoe story. A story not only of survival but also of friendship it is told with great feeling and warmth.

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