Swiss Family Robinson

  • 1940
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Children's

A close rendition of the famous novel about a London family sidetracked on its voyage to Australia by a storm that leaves them shipwrecked. They are the only ones from the ship who remain alive, and, under pressure of father Mitchell, they learn to adapt to a tropical environment, liking it so much they decide to stay when a ship comes to rescue them. Though...read more

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A close rendition of the famous novel about a London family sidetracked on its voyage to Australia by a storm that leaves them shipwrecked. They are the only ones from the ship who remain alive, and, under pressure of father Mitchell, they learn to adapt to a tropical environment, liking

it so much they decide to stay when a ship comes to rescue them. Though technically efficient, convincingly acted, and having a number of subtle messages, SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON was still a hefty loss to RKO.

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