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Swiss Family Robinson (1960) was a Adventure - Family Film directed by Ken Annakin and produced by Walt Disney and Bill Anderson.

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Swiss Family Robinson (1960)

By Beatrice on Jan 3, 2017 From Flickers in Time

Swiss Family Robinson Directed by Ken Annakin Written by Lowell S. Hawley from a novel by Johann David Wyss 1960/USA Walt Disney Productions Repeat viewing?/Netflix rental This fun fantasy/adventure is for the whole family. A Swiss family is shipwrecked en route to colonial New Guinea when its sh... Read full article


Swiss Family Robinson (1940) and (1960)

By Orson De Welles on Nov 20, 2014 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! THRILL TO The Fabled Tree-House! — The Wild Animal Race! — The Great Pirate Attack! Disney has the rights to two features based on the famous Wyss novel.? Yes, that’s right; two!? Most of us are surely familiar with the extremely popular 1960 version produced by Disney ... Read full article


Swiss Family Robinson ( 1960 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Aug 26, 2014 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"It was a good thing we set out to do. We were right, and all that hasn't changed just because we were shipwrecked." Papa Robinson's plans of providing a new home for his family in the burgeoning colony of New Guinea go awry when the ship carrying them from Switzerland to the new land gets shipwrec... Read full article


Swiss Family Robinson ( 1960 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Aug 26, 2014 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"It was a good thing we set out to do. We were right, and all that hasn't changed just because we were shipwrecked." Papa Robinson's plans of providing a new home for his family in the burgeoning colony of New Guinea go awry when the ship carrying them from Switzerland to the new land gets shipwrec... Read full article


Swiss Family Robinson ( 1960 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Aug 26, 2014 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"It was a good thing we set out to do. We were right, and all that hasn't changed just because we were shipwrecked." Papa Robinson's plans of providing a new home for his family in the burgeoning colony of New Guinea go awry when the ship carrying them from Switzerland to the new land gets shipwrec... Read full article


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Quotes from

[Reflecting on their island paradise]
Mother: It's wonderful for today, but what about tomorrow?


Francis Robinson: You don't have to worry anymore: I got my tiger!
Mother Robinson: [awed] He's got his tiger.


Francis Robinson: You know those coconut bombs... You don't have to worry about 'em. They work right well!


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Facts about

One of Disney's rare widescreen films, shot with Panavision lenses. Previous widescreen efforts from Disney had usually been in CinemaScope.
The anaconda was actually pregnant during filming.
Walt Disney never traveled out to Tobago to visit the shoot.
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