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Mr. Robinson Crusoe
Mr Robinson Crusoe
Actors: Maria Alba, Douglas Fairbanks, William Farnum, Earle Browne
Director: Edward Sutherland
Genres: Action & Adventure, Comedy
NR     2009     1hr 10min


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Actors: Maria Alba, Douglas Fairbanks, William Farnum, Earle Browne
Director: Edward Sutherland
Genres: Action & Adventure, Comedy
Sub-Genres: Classics, Comedy
Studio: A2zcds Inc
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 02/10/2009
Original Release Date: 01/01/1932
Theatrical Release Date: 00/00/1932
Release Year: 2009
Run Time: 1hr 10min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

Fairbank's last film...and an underrated family film classic
James Simpson | USA | 12/06/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Fairbanks last film is also one of the most entertaining he ever made.

The premise is a cute one:Fairbanks bets his rich friends that he can survive on a deserted island for an entire year on just his own creative ingenuity.

It's not believable,but that's not the point either.
This is escapist fantasy and it's a darn infectious one,too!

Fairbainks constructs a ridiculous tree house for himself with all the "modern" conveniences(circa.1932) including a radio(!) and help from his pet Monkey,Parrot, and Dog,the only other companion that joined him on the island.

Eventually he comes across a beautiful woman that ran away from her tribe that predictably falls for cool guy,Fairbanks.
However,her tribe and some other not so friendly natives from neighboring islands decide to invade.

What I love about this film is how it does not have to resort to violence to solve this problem,and it ends on a fun,happy note with Fairbanks returning to home with his pets and his girl.

And he sure gets that native chick a great job!

Absolutely harmless film that is truly feel good,especially in this pessimistic age,reccomended for the film buff who needs something to smile about.

Note:Unfortunately,my five star review JUST refers to the film and not the DVD,which is mediocre,with terrible quality.
I hope that someone decides to release a better print of this in the future.
Also...where are the chapter selections?"