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Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N. (1966)

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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Tyler McVey ...
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Peter Renaday ...
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Victoria Young ...
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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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Dear Jane, If you're wondering why I missed our wedding a funny thing happened... See more »


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29 July 1966 (USA)  »

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Robin Crusoe, der Amazonenhäuptling  »

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1.66 : 1
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This was the only film written by Byron Paul. See more »

Goofs

The magazine Rob uses as a reference for his house has English text, something that would be completely out of place on a WWII Japanese submarine. 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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References Mary Poppins (1964) See more »

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Where can I get a copy of this? I don't have cable...
4 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I too, am very nostalgic for this movie, and I would love to see it again. Is it available on DVD or tape? Why don't they re-release it? Who owns it? Disney, or did they sell it? As far as I remember, there were only two characters in the movie - and a monkey, I believe. It was very funny, but I imagine that I have hyped it up in my mind so much over the past four decades that I will be let down when (if) I ever see it again. (It is a children's movie...) Was it Dick Van Dyke's first movie? I wonder why they didn't do a sequel - was he rescued? See, I can't remember. I know he had a cool mailbox-type-rig on which he slid his message in a bottle down to the ocean, and I remember he argued a lot with the Girl Friday.


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