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Swiss Family Robinson

Directed by Edward Ludwig
United States, 1940
Adventure

Synopsis

Edward Ludwig directed this first film adaptation of Johann David Wyss’s classic novel. In the early 19th century, the Robinson family — led by father William — leaves England for Australia and ends up shipwrecked on a deserted South Pacific isle.

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Swiss Family Robinson Directed by Edward Ludwig

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1941 | Nominee: Best Effects, Special Effects