The Swiss Family Robinson
The Swiss Family Robinson ★★★ 1960
A family, seeking to escape Napoleon's war in Europe, sets sail for New Guinea, but shipwrecks on a deserted tropical island. There they build an idyllic life, only to be confronted by a band of pirates. Lots of adventure for family viewing. Filmed on location on the island of Tobago. Based on the novel by Johann Wyss. 126m/C VHS, DVD . John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Tommy Kirk, Janet Munro, Sessue Hayakawa, Kevin Corcoran; D: Ken Annakin; W: Lowell S. Hawley; C: Harry Waxman; M: William Alwyn.