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Robinson Crusoe
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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 »
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Tagline:
EVERY THRILL-SWEPT PAGE BLAZES TO LIFE ON THE SCREEN! (original print ad - all caps)
Plot:
The classic 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:
The story of the hero of Defoe, Robinson Crusoe See more (31 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:
"Adventures of Robinson Crusoe" - Australia (imdb display title), Canada (English title) (imdb display title), New Zealand (English title) (imdb display title), South Africa (English title) (imdb display title)
"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:
The three lead actors all died in 2005.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:How wrong I had been. Friday was as loyal a friend as any man could want. With his many different skills he enriched my life on the island. We had found that two working together could do much more than working separately.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of Robinson Crusoe (1973)See more »

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14 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
The story of the hero of Defoe, Robinson Crusoe, 26 October 2001
Author: esteban1747 from Spain

This is an excellent film, not only in its acting, but also in color and photography. I always remember it for the best acting of Viernes (Friday) and also Crusoe. The film follows well the plot given by Dafoe in his wonderful book. If somebody never read the book, my advice is to see this excellent film.

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