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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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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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$22,565,634
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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.66 : 1
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At one point, Dick Van Dyke sings "Go Tell Aunt Rhodie" with the same punch line used by Buddy and Sally in the 1963 episode of The Dick Van Dyke Show "All About Eavesdropping." See more »

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The book in the survival kit shows what the narrator says before changing shots in the first few lines, but after that, the text repeats the first page over and over again. 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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One of the most underrated Disney flicks ever! Wholesome family funniness.
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This is an all time classic Disney flick, and TOTALLY underrated. I used to watch this all night long when I was sick. The humor and silliness of the film always made me feel better. Now, as an adult, I see so much more in the film. Of course you have Dick Van Dyke, who is a comic genius, who steals the show with his physical comedy, but underneath it, the film takes on some serious issues. I've used the film to teach about the women's rights movement in the USA, and even to explain the spread of democratic ideals, and the effect it can have on a society. Really! The most important thing is that this is a wholesome, family fun comedy. It makes hardened teenagers laugh, and I always get comments about how good it is. They always say "I thought it was going to be stupid, but it was really ________ (good, funny, cute, fun, fill in your own positive). High praise indeed! I was frequently told that "The guy from Mary Poppins is funny, but Floyd steals the show!" I absolutely recommend this flick. It is one of the all time best!


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