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The Dove (1974)

PG | | Drama, Romance | September 1974 (USA)
The true story of a 16 year old (Robin Lee Graham, played by Joseph Bottoms) who sailed alone around the world in a 23 foot sloop named "The Dove". On his journey he meets and falls in love... See full summary »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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... Robin Lee Graham
... Patti Ratteree
... Lyle Graham
... Charles Huntley
... Mike Turk
... Tom Barkley
Ivor Barry ... Kenniston
Setoki Ceinaturoga ... Young Fijian
Reverend Nikula ... Minister
Apenisa Naigulevu ... Cruise Ship Captain
... Tim
Gordon Glenwright ... Darwin Harbour Master
Garth Meade ... South African Customs Official
Peter Gwynne ... Fred C. Pearson
Cecily Polson ... Mrs. Castaldi
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The true story of a 16 year old (Robin Lee Graham, played by Joseph Bottoms) who sailed alone around the world in a 23 foot sloop named "The Dove". On his journey he meets and falls in love with a young woman (Patti Ratteree, played by Deborah Raffin) who is also traveling around the world. The story follows Robin around the world to many beautiful locals, as he grows from a boy to a man, finds himself, and finds the love of his life. Written by John Korb

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They searched the world until they found each other. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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PG | See all certifications »
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September 1974 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Entre Dois Destinos  »

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David Cassidy was touted as a possible male lead but the deal fell through, either because Cassidy's asking price was too high or there was conflict with his Screen Gems television contract. See more »

Soundtracks

Sail the Summer Winds
Music by John Barry
Lyrics by Don Black
Sung by Lyn Paul
ABC Records ABDP-852
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Likeable and well-made story.
22 April 1999 | by See all my reviews

True story about 16 year old American Robin Lee Graham who becomes the youngest ever person to sail around the world. Joseph Bottoms does very well portraying the young man and is well supported by Deborah Raffin. What makes the film, however, is the direction. I give 6/10


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