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The Admirable Crichton (1968)

A group of people are shipwrecked when their yacht runs aground on a South Pacific island. The usual hierarchy in an upper-class British family breaks down quickly when it becomes apparent ... See full summary »

Director:

George Schaefer

Writers:

J.M. Barrie (play), Robert Hartung (adaptation)
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Norman Barrs Norman Barrs ... The Officer
Pamela Brown Pamela Brown ... Lady Brocklehurst
Edward Cicciarelli Edward Cicciarelli ... Treherne
Richard Easton ... Ernest Woolley
Christina Gillespie Christina Gillespie ... Fisher
Estelle Kohler Estelle Kohler ... Lady Agatha
Virginia McKenna ... Lady Mary
Janet Munro ... Tweeny
Laurence Naismith ... Lord Loam
Carrie Nye Carrie Nye ... Lady Catherine
Ralph Purdom Ralph Purdom ... Lord Brocklehurst
Bill Travers ... Crichton
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A group of people are shipwrecked when their yacht runs aground on a South Pacific island. The usual hierarchy in an upper-class British family breaks down quickly when it becomes apparent that only the servant Crichton is capable of surviving on his own and he becomes the community's leader. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

2 May 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Admirable Crichton (#17.4) See more »

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The original Broadway production of "The Admirable Crichton" by J.M. Barrie {on which the screenplay was based} opened at the Lyceum Theater on November 17, 1903, ran for 144 performances with William Gillette {famous for his Sherlock Holmes plays and portrayal} in the title role. The play was revived on Broadway in 1931. See more »

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Version of Shipwrecked (1913) See more »

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