In Search of the Castaways1962
Directed by Robert Stevenson, and written by Lowell S. Hawley (screenplay), "In Search of the Castaways" (also known as "Castaways", "Kinder des Kapitän Grant, Die", "Figli del capitano Grant, I") is a Family/Adventure film, released in the USA on December 19 of 1962 , starring Maurice Chevalier, Hayley Mills, George Sanders, Michael Anderson Jr., Antonio Cifariello and Keith Hamshere.
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Who directed "In Search of the Castaways":
In Search of the Castaways was directed by Robert Stevenson, an English director, writer, producer, and actor.
Before In Search of the Castaways, Robert Stevenson had directed The AbsentMinded Professor, released in 1961, Kidnapped (1960), Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959), Old Yeller (1957), Johnny Tremain (1957), and The Las Vegas Story (1952). Since, he directed Son of Flubber, released in 1963, The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (1964), Mary Poppins (1964), The Gnome-Mobile (1967), Blackbeard's Ghost (1968), and The Love Bug (1968).
When was "In Search of the Castaways" released:
In Search of the Castaways was initially released on Wednesday, December 19, 1962, in the United States. Also released on this day was Taras Bulba (dir. J. Lee Thompson). This was fifty-six (56) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, November 14, 1962 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, April 28, 1965 in Germany and on Wednesday, March 11, 1964 in Japan.
What is the cast of "In Search of the Castaways":
At the casting of In Search of the Castaways we find Maurice Chevalier, previously seen in Jessica (1962) and Fanny (1961); Hayley Mills (The Parent Trap (1961), Pollyanna (1960)); George Sanders (Operation Snatch (1962), Village of the Damned (1960)) [ more... ]
- Norman Bird, George Murcell and Michael Wynne also worked together in The Angry Silence, released in 1960.
- Jack Gwillim, George Murcell and Roger Delgado also appeared together in The Battle of the River Plate, released in 1956.
- George Sanders and Norman Bird have both also be seen in Doomwatch, released in 1972.
- George Sanders and Norman Bird also worked together in The Cracksman, released in 1963.
What is the Storyline of "In Search of the Castaways":
In company with her younger brother Robert (Keith Hamshere), and her elderly yet young-at-heart friend Professor Jacques Paganel (Maurice Chevalier), teenage Mary Grant (Hayley Mills) journeys to Glasgow to persuade the comically brave Lord Glenarvan (Wilfrid Hyde-White) to rescue her shipwrecked father, Captain John Grant (Jack Gwillim). The expedition sets sail and ventures halfway around the world, to both South America and New Zealand, respectively. The party suffers many assorted perils including an [...]
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