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Island of the Blue Dolphins (1964)

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The story of a Native American girl, abandoned on a tiny island, who is protected by a wild dog.

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Karana (as Celia Kaye)
Larry Domasin ...
Ramo
Ann Daniel ...
Tutok
Carlos Romero ...
Chowig
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Hal John Norman ...
Kimki (as Hal Jon Norman)
Julie Payne ...
Lurai
Martin Garralaga ...
The Priest
Junior ...
Rontu
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When her whole tribe disappears from Westerners, Karana and her brother have to survive themselves. However, her brother is killed by wild dogs, and, all alone, she needs to survive on her own before befriending the very dog that killed her brother.

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10 September 1964 (USA)  »

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La isla de los delfines azules  »

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The Chumash tribe (not the principles) were played by the Manchester and Kashia tribes of the Pomo nation. See more »

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Rontu: [Staring at Karana]
Karana: [Talking to the Dog] Your eyes are like those of a fox and as I don't trust a sly fox I do not trust you either dog. That would be a good name for you. I will call you Rontu. It means fox eyes.
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Very Sad
15 December 2000 | by (British Columbia, Canada) – See all my reviews

I Remember watching this when I was very young in the Philippines. It would be shown for weeks at a time.

I just learned the tragic true story recently. She was the last of her tribe. Every one of her tribe died when the ship she missed sank. Karana's fate was just as sad. Seven weeks after she was rescued she died from illness, contracted from the White men.


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