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In Search of the Castaways (1962) was a Adventure - Family Film directed by Robert Stevenson and produced by Hugh Attwooll.

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In Search of the Castaways...and an Escaped Tiger!

By Rick29 on Feb 21, 2019 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Hayley Mills, her castmates, and some spotty special effects. If asked to name the three biggest boxoffice hits of 1962, would one of your responses be In Search of the Castaways? Yet, it ranked right behind Lawrence of Arabia and The Longest Day with U.S. moviegoers. That's not surprising when you... Read full article


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Jacques Paganel: An earthquake of the first magnitude!


Lord Glenarvan: Why would a shark swallow a bottle?
Jacques Paganel: What was in his mind, I don't know. I only know what was in his stomach.


Mary Grant: [singing] Cast away, cast away: trust in your star. You know I will find you wherever you are. Though all your dreams may be tossed by the tide, cling to your hopes: never cast them aside. Cast away, cast away, though you may be lost in the wilderness, over the sea: I will discover your cast away shore, and you'll be a cast away no more. Oh, you'll be a cast away no more.


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Inia Te Wiata's final feature film.
Hayley Mills made this film about about shipwrecked castaways two years after her father, John Mills, starred in Swiss Family Robinson also made by Walt Disney about shipwrecked castaways.
Second Walt Disney's studio film adaptation of a Jules Verne novel. The first was 20000 Leagues Under the Sea. The characters of Lord Ayerton and Captain Nemo later appeared together in Verne's novel The Mysterious Island. Ironically, Disney never adapted this novel, though other studios have.
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