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Pippi in the South Seas (1970)
"Pippi Långstrump på de sju haven" (original title)

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With the help of her friends Tommy and Annika, Pippi Longstocking ventures to the South Pacific island Porto Piluse to rescue her father, who was captured by ruthless pirates.

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Complete credited cast:
Inger Nilsson ...
Maria Persson ...
Pär Sundberg ...
Beppe Wolgers ...
Martin Ljung ...
Jocke med kniven
Jarl Borssén ...
Blod-Svente (as Jarl Borsén)
Alfred Schieske ...
Innkeeper
Wolfgang Völz ...
Oscar
Nikolaus Schilling ...
Kalle
Staffan Hallerstam ...
Marko
Öllegård Wellton ...
Fredrik Ohlsson ...
Tor Isedal ...
Pedro
Håkan Serner ...
Franko
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Storyline

With their parents on vacation, Tommy and Annika spend time with their wonderful friend Pippi Longstocking at her cottage Villa Villekulla, until she finds a bottle with a message from her father Captain Efraim Longstocking, who warns her that he was captured by a band of evil pirates led by Blood-Svente and Jock the Knife, who hold him prisoner in their castle on the island of Porto Piluse, so they can find the secret location of his treasure. Pippi, Tommy and Annika then travel to Porto Piluse to rescue her father before he is forced to reveal the whereabouts of his treasure... Written by John Paul Cassidy <ryuuseipro@cavtel.net>

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Pippi, Tommy och Annika på jakt efter bortrövade pappa i ett härligt, spännande piratäventyr i Söderhavet. (Pippi, Tommy and Annika are on the hunt for their kidnapped father in a wonderful, exciting pirate adventure in the South Pacific.) See more »

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1 September 1975 (USA)  »

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Pippi in the South Seas  »

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SEK 7,265,000 (Sweden)
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Trivia

This film would mark the last appearance of the house used for Villa Villekulla, as seen in the Pippi Longstocking (1969) TV series. (See the Trivia section of the TV series for more information on the house.) See more »

Goofs

When Pippi, Tommy and Annika hide in the well, all three sit in shoulder-deep water for several hours. Yet, when they finally climb out, the kids are bone-dry. See more »

Quotes

Blod-Svente: A person like you should never had become a pirate.
Jocke med kniven: Watchmaker. I always wanted to be a watchmaker.
Blod-Svente: Yeah, and mislay as many screws and nuts as possible, right?
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Jack Frost (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Sov Alla
("Sleep All")
(Tommy and Annika sing a lullaby on the tropical island)
Composed by Georg Riedel
Lyrics by Astrid Lindgren
Performed by Pär Sundberg, and Maria Persson
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The best of the series
19 January 2004 | by (MN) – See all my reviews

This movie is very well-done, even with the limited special effects of the 70's. I mean, how often do you see a bed with a balloon tied to it flying through the air? Anyway, the special effects aren't the only thing good about it. It also has a pretty good plot, even if it stretches the book a little. If you've seen "Pippi On the Run" or "Pippi Longstocking" but not this, you probably think, "Meh, the series is OK, but not all that good." You're wrong. This is Inger Nilsson at her finest. She gets to beat up big bad pirates for a good portion of the movie. She especially seems to scare Jacque the Knife. I won't give anything else away. go out and see if you can find this movie at Blockbuster.


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