The Swiss Family Robinson

The Swiss Family Robinson

John Mills
Director: Ken Annakin Cast: John Mills
John Mills
, Dorothy McGuire
Dorothy McGuire
, James MacArthur
James MacArthur
Ken Annakin

DVD (Wide Screen / Thx)

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This two-disc set from Disney will please fans of the family-adventure Swiss Family Robinson. The DVD offers a standard full-frame transfer. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. There are neither subtitles nor closed captions on this release. Supplemental materials include: a commentary track recorded by actors Ken Annakin, Kevin Corcoran, Tommy Kirk, and James MacArthur; an animated short; an interview with James MacArthur; and a handful of vintage Disney materials. This is an excellent disc for fans of classic live-action Disney films.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/07/2002
UPC: 0786936143836
Original Release: 1960
Rating: G
Source: Walt Disney Video
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [THX-Supervised Mastering, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 2:06:00
Sales rank: 181

Special Features

Audio commentary with Ken Annakin, Tommy Kirk, James MacArthur, and Kevin Corcoran; Original theatrical animated short, "Sea Salts"; "Adventure in the Making"; Conversations with James MacArthur; "Pirates!"; "Swiss Family Treehouse"; Production archives; 1960 Disney studio album; Spanish-language track; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound; THX-certified, THX Optimizer; Widescreen (2.35:1) original aspect ratio enhanced for 16x9 televisions

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
John Mills Mr. Robinson
Dorothy McGuire Mother Robinson
James MacArthur Fritz Robinson
Janet Munro Roberta
Sessue Hayakawa Pirate Chief
Tommy Kirk Ernst Robinson
Cecil Parker Capt. Moreland
Kevin Corcoran Francis Robinson
Andy Ho Auban
Milton Reid Big Pirate
Larry Taylor Pirate

Technical Credits
Ken Annakin Director
William Alwyn Score Composer
Bill Anderson Producer
Peter Boita Editor
Rene Dupont Asst. Director
Julie Harris Costumes/Costume Designer
Lowell S. Hawley Screenwriter
John Howell Production Designer
Basil Keys Associate Producer
Danny Lee Special Effects
Bill Lodge Makeup
Eustace Lycett Special Effects
Muir Mathieson Musical Direction/Supervision
Jack Stephens Set Decoration/Design
Walter Stones Special Effects
Harry Waxman Cinematographer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Swiss Family Robinson
1. Opening Credits
2. Rafting to Shore
3. A New World
4. Better To Use Your Head
5. Can I Keep the Elephant?
6. Treetop House
7. Everything We Need
8. Sailing Around the Coast
9. Pirates
10. A Girl!
11. Dangerous Route
12. Merry Christmas
13. Defense System
14. Shooting Lesson
15. Francis Gets His Tiger
16. The Pirates Return
17. No Deal
18. A Change of Plans

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