Rescue From Gilligan's Island

Rescue From Gilligan's Island

Director: Leslie Martinson

Cast: Bob Denver, Alan Hale Jr., Jim Backus

     
 

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Eleven years after the network cancellation of Gilligan's Island, the crew and passengers of the ill-fated S. S. Minnow returned to the small screen in Rescue from Gilligan's Island. The cast remains the same, with one significant change. Bob Denver plays inveterate bumbler Gilligan, Alan Hale is the long-suffering Skipper, Jim Backus and Natalie Schafer

Overview

Eleven years after the network cancellation of Gilligan's Island, the crew and passengers of the ill-fated S. S. Minnow returned to the small screen in Rescue from Gilligan's Island. The cast remains the same, with one significant change. Bob Denver plays inveterate bumbler Gilligan, Alan Hale is the long-suffering Skipper, Jim Backus and Natalie Schafer are the fabulously wealthy Mr. and Mrs. Thurston Howell III, Russell Johnson is the resourceful Professor, and Dawn Wells, as perky as ever, is Mary Ann. Tina Louise wanted no part of any Gilligan's Island reunion, so her role-perennial starlet Ginger Grant-is filled by Judith Baldwyn. The premise: a huge tidal wave transports the seven castaways back to civilization. While they're thrilled to be back in the real world, none of the seven are able to adjust to life outside the island....least of all Gilligan, who on top of all his other problems must contend with a pair of enemy agents (Vincent Schiavelli and Art LeFleur). Conceived as a two-hour pilot film for a weekly revival that never materialized, Rescue from Gilligan's Island was originally telecast in two ratings-grabbing 60 minute installments, shown on October 14 and 21, 1978.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/01/2012
UPC:
0639767538589
Original Release:
1978
Source:
Desert Island Films
Time:
1:35:00
Sales rank:
33,806

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Bob Denver Gilligan
Alan Hale Skipper
Jim Backus Thurston Howell III
Natalie Schafer Lovey Howell
Judith Baldwin Ginger Grant
Russell Johnson Professor Hinkley
Dawn Wells Mary Ann Summers
Vincent Schiavelli Dimitri
Art La Fleur Ivan
Norman Bartold Producer
Barbara Mallory Cindy Smith
Martin Rudy Dean
Mary Gregory Mrs. Devonshire
Victor Rogers Mr. Fellows
Michael Flanagan Director
Robert Wood Tony
John Wheeler Studio Guard
Alex Rodine 1st Officer
Don Marshall FBI Man #1
Lewis Arquette Judge
Michael Macready FBI Man #2
Snag Werris Camera Man
Alisa Powell Pom Pom Girl
Mario Machado Reporter (uncredited)

Technical Credits
Leslie Martinson Director
Gerald Fried Score Composer
David P. Harmon Screenwriter
Stan Jolley Art Director
Marshall Neilan Editor
Robert Primes Cinematographer
Al Schwartz Screenwriter
Sherwood Schwartz Score Composer,Executive Producer,Screenwriter
Elroy Schwartz Screenwriter
Lloyd Schwartz Producer
George Wylie Score Composer

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