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Lt. Robin Crusoe is a navy pilot who bails out of his plane after engine trouble. He reaches a deserted island paradise where he builds a house, finds an abandoned submarine with lots of ... See full summary »

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Tanamashu
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Umbrella Man
Tyler McVey ...
Captain
Peter Renaday ...
Pilot (as P.L. Renoudet)
Peter Duryea ...
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John Dennis ...
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Nancy Hsueh ...
Native Girl
Victoria Young ...
Native Girl
Yvonne Ribuca ...
Native Girl
Bebe Louie ...
Native Girl
Lucia Valero ...
Native Girl
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Lt. Robin Crusoe is a navy pilot who bails out of his plane after engine trouble. He reaches a deserted island paradise where he builds a house, finds an abandoned submarine with lots of gadgets that he can use, and also finds a marooned chimp from the US Space program and a native girl named Wednesday who was exiled by her father. Wednesday thinks Crusoe wants to marry her, and when her father arrives on the island to collect her and Crusoe refused to marry her, chaos ensues. Written by Marta Dawes <smdawes@home.com>

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29 July 1966 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Robin Crusoe, der Amazonenhäuptling  »

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1.66 : 1
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The make and model of Lt. Robin Crusoe ((Dick Van Dyke)'s aircraft was a Chance-Vought F-8 Crusader. See more »

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When Tanamashu is "talking" to Kabuna, he is speaking in English, a language which he wouldn't speak to his God with. However, this could easily be explained as Wednesday, herself, could speak English "fluently," as well as all the other tribal women doing the same. It's also a fact that Tanamashu had heard other dialects of English since he did recognize that Kaboona spoke, out loud, with a "white-man dialect." Also the fact that he had an umbrella over his head almost constantly, and that he recognized a torpedo makes it apparent that, despite the relative uniqueness of the tribe, they have had considerable contact with the rest of the world, making the English talking to Kaboona more understandable. See more »

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Lt. Robin Crusoe: [Using a home-made bamboo sextant] According... to... my... calculations, I'm somewhere between Elmira, New York, and Muncie, Indiana.
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Funny exotic treasure from Disney
21 February 2002 | by (Southern CA) – See all my reviews

Nancy Kwan should have been a comedienne, but proves that she can hold her own with Dick Van Dyke. I'm surprised Disney hasn't put this out on DVD. When it first came out in 1966, it was one of the top 5 movies of the year. And should be: Dick Van Dyke is in top form (even does a Mary Poppins-schtick at the end) and Nancy Kwan is just adorable, funny, and can mesmerize you with just a quick rise of her eyebrow. Watch it and enjoy.


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