Toni Whitney and her family adopt a baby sea lion. When it grows and starts getting into mischief, it antagonizes some of the fisherman in the town. One of the fisherman, Billy Baker, is upset with the Whitney's because Toni's father, Harry, was appointed Harbor Master instead of him, partially because of the seal. But when the humorous antics of the sea lion attracts media attention, further squeezing out Mark, and running down his business, he gets even more upset. Written by
Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>
The greatest adventure is finding your way home
Did You Know?
Andre was a harbor seal, and was portrayed in the movie by a sea lion. The father trained him even though he had no experience as an animal trainer and found Andre to be very intelligent and easy to train. See more
Just before the "Johnny Angel" 45 goes flying out the window, the title on the turntable is actually "Pretty Paula". See more
Adult Toni Whitney
[voice over narration
Many years ago, a seal named Andre made his first historic swim home and his life became legend. Every winter he lived the life of a gentlemen at the country aquarium. Every Spring my Dad set him free, and every time Andre made the two hundred and fifty mile journey home to spend the Summer with us, his family. By the time Andre was twenty four years old, he could hardly see. But that didn't stop him from completing his final trip. In all the journeys since my ...
Home movies of the real Andre are shown while the credits are rolling. They are intercut with key scenes from the film. See more
I Only Have Eyes For You
Written by Harry Warren
& Al Dubin
Performed by The Flamingos
Courtesy of Rhino Records, Inc./EMI Records Limited See more