Swiss Family Robinson (1960 Movie)

Swiss Family Robinson (1960 Movie)

Swiss Family Robinson Movie Synopsis:

Swiss Family Robinson chronicles the courageous exploits of the Robinson family after they are shipwrecked on a deserted island. Using teamwork and ingenuity, they skillfully overcome the obstacles of nature and transform their new home into a “civilized” community. But the ultimate challenge lies ahead when a band of cutthroat pirates threaten to destroy the Robinson’s Makeshift paradise.

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Fun Facts and Statistics:

  • The movie was based on the novel Der Schweizerische Robinson by Johann David Wyss.

  • Walt Disney decided to do his own version of the story after watching the 1940 version (NOT a Disney movie).

  • The movie was filmed in Tobago.

  • The iconic tree house remained in Tobago until it was destroyed by a hurricane in 1963.

  • This was the highest grossing film of 1960.

Movie Trailer:

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