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Swiss Family Robinson
Directed by:
Edward Ludwig

Directed by Edward Ludwig, "Swiss Family Robinson" (also known as "Come Robinson Crusoè") is an Adventure film, released in the USA on February 08 of 1940 . Thomas Mitchell is starring, alongside Edna Best, Freddie Bartholomew, Terry Kilburn, Tim Holt and Christian Rub.

Who directed "Swiss Family Robinson":

Swiss Family Robinson was directed by Edward Ludwig, a Russian director, writer, and producer.

Before making Swiss Family Robinson, Edward Ludwig had directed The Last Gangster, released in 1937, Adventure in Manhattan (1936). Since, he directed The Fighting Seabees, released in 1944, Three Is a Family (1944), Wake of the Red Witch (1948), The Big Wheel (1949), Big Jim McLain (1952), and The Black Scorpion (1957).

What was the release date of "Swiss Family Robinson":

Swiss Family Robinson was initially released on Thursday, February 08, 1940, in the United States.. This was seventy-nine (79) years ago.

What is the casting of "Swiss Family Robinson":

At the casting of Swiss Family Robinson we find Thomas Mitchell, previously seen in The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1939) and Gone with the Wind (1939); Edna Best (Intermezzo: A Love Story (1939), South Riding (1938)); Freddie Bartholomew (Listen, Darling (1938), Lord Jeff (1938)) [ more... ]

  • Freddie Bartholomew, Christian Rub and John Wray can be seen in The Devil Is a Sissy, released in 1936.
  • Christian Rub and Freddie Bartholomew also appeared in Captains Courageous, released in 1937.

What is the Storyline of "Swiss Family Robinson":

In 1813 London, a Swiss father, William Robinson (Thomas Mitchell), wishes to escape the influence of the superficial profligacy of London on his family. His eldest son, Fritz (Tim Holt), is obsessed with Napoleon, whom he considers his hero. His middle son, Jack (Freddie Bartholomew), is a foolish dandy who cares only about fashion and money. And his dreamy son Ernest (Terry Kilburn) is preoccupied with reading and writing to the exclusion of all else.

William Robinson sells his business and house, [...]

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