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Director:
Writers:
Ivan Tors (story) and
Ricou Browning (characters) ...
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Release Date:
19 November 1964 (Mexico) See more »
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Tagline:
Here comes Flipper the fearless... he's back with some brand new friends, new fun, new thrills, as he tackles a band of desperate pirates!
Plot:
Boy Sandy and Dolphin Flipper are in the Bahamas where they pester a bunch of outlaws holding an English family captive. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Movie Alert! TCM Salute To Animal Heroes Of The Screen
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Luke Halpin ... Sandy Ricks

Pamela Franklin ... Penny
Helen Cherry ... Julia

Tom Helmore ... Sir Halsey Hopewell

Francesca Annis ... Gwen

Brian Kelly ... Porter Ricks
Joe Higgins ... L.C. Porett
Lloyd Battista ... Gil
Gordon Dilworth ... Sea Captain
Courtney Brown ... Convict
William Cooley ... Second Convict

Dan Chandler ... Coast Guard Commander
Ricou Browning ... Dr. Burton

Richard O'Barry ... Veterinarian (as Ric O'Feldman)
Robert Baldwin ... Veterinarian
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mitzie ... Flipper (uncredited)

Directed by
Leon Benson 
 
Writing credits
Ivan Tors  story and
Ricou Browning  characters and
Jack Cowden  characters

Art Arthur 

Produced by
Ricou Browning .... associate producer
Ben Chapman .... associate producer
Ivan Tors .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Henry Vars 
 
Cinematography by
Lamar Boren (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Warren Adams 
Charles Craft 
 
Casting by
Irene Howard (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Edward Haldeman .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Howard Warren .... sound recordist
 
Music Department
Henry Vars .... conductor
 
Other crew
Robert C. Cannom .... technical advisor (as Captain Robert C. Cannom)
Joseph Gannon .... assistant to producer (as Joe Gannon)
Richard O'Barry .... technical advisor (as Ric O'Feldman)
 
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Runtime:
94 min
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Language:
Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Australia:G | Sweden:11 (original rating) | Sweden:Btl (re-rating) (1969) | USA:G
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Trivia:
Last cinema film of Tom Helmore.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Porter Rick's friend calls him at the ranger academy he is speaking with someone on the phone and tells them he needs to speak to Porter Ricks. He gets Ricks on the phone and later, at the end of the conversation, we see Ricks is in a phone booth.See more »
Quotes:
Sandy Ricks:[after penny gets a coconut] Ok. that's pretty good!
Penny Hopewell:I know. For a girl!
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Movie Connections:
References Mutiny on the Bounty (1962)See more »
Soundtrack:
The Flipper SongSee more »

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6 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Luke's Lagoon, 16 September 2007
Author: wes-connors from Earth

Luke Halpin (as Sandy Ricks) is home alone when he's informed said home is going to be taken away by the state of Florida; apparently, the state has let the land to the Ricks family, and they need it back. Mr. Halpin's father Brian Kelly (as Porter Ricks) is away, and mother Martha has passed away since the original "Flipper" (1963). Halpin is majorly concerned, because losing the home means losing the shore where he lives with pet dolphin Flipper.

Halpin and Flipper run away from home; incredibly, they find an isolated island nearby, and take up residence. AND, wouldn't you know it? - kidnappers are also nearby; they snag a British father, and let his wife Helen Perry (as Julia) and daughters Pamela Franklin (as Penny) & Francesca Annis (as Gwen) drift to Halpin's island paradise. Ms. Franklin performs well as Halpin's emerging co-star. Halpin's performance is touching; he and Flipper carry the film.

With all of the newness and nuances gone, this sequel is certainly not up to the original. The story is so wildly implausible, Flipper should have shouted, "RE-WRITE!" Just for starters, Ms. Perry and "Gwen" must have very poor vision, hearing, and critical thinking skills not to figure out about Halpin. And, the songs are awfully lush. The ending holds some excitement, if you last. Halpin is still cute - older by a few years, due to the first "Flipper" being on the shelf for a few years. Flipper is still cute, too; and, TV father Brian Kelly is on board, replacing Chuck Connors as father Ricks.

**** Flipper's New Adventure (6/24/64) Leon Benson ~ Luke Halpin, Pamela Franklin, Brian Kelly

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