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Uniform Title Robinson Crusoe (Motion picture : 1954)
Title Robinson Crusoe [videorecording] / [OLMEC], Productions Tepeyac, [Ultramar Films] ; an Óscar Dancigers production ; screenplay by Luis Buñuel, Luis Alcoiza, Philip Ansel Roll ; directed by Luis Buñuel.

Imprint [Tulsa, OK] : Distributed by VCI Entertainment, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    ROB    Available
Edition 50th anniversary ed.
Description 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note "According to the Corrected blacklist credits list, as of July 17, 2000, at the Writers Guild of America, West website, as viewed on October 4, 2006: Hugo Butler rather than Philip Ansell Roll worked on the screenplay with Luis Buñuel."
Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
Based on the novel by Daniel Defoe.
Special features: Biographies; photo and poster gallery; restoration before and after video; collectible pressbook reproduction; audio interview with Dan O'Herlihy by David DelValle.
Credits Cinematographer, Alex Philips ; editors, Carlos Savage, Alberto Valenzuela ; music, Anthony Collins, [Luis Hernández Bretón] ; art director, Edward FitzGerald.
Cast Dan O'Herlihy, Felipe de Alba, Jaime Fernández, Chel López, José Chavez, Emilio Garibay.
Summary "The year is 1659. There is a a shipwreck and the sole survivor Robinson Crusoe is washed ashore on a deserted tropical island. Suddenly faced with a hostile and unknown wilderness, he carves out a life for himself with his bare hands. And remarkably, he learns how to survive the maddening absence of human companionship and intense loneliness"--Container.
System Details DVD, all regions, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional English subtitles.
Subject Crusoe, Robinson (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Wilderness survival -- Drama.
Loneliness -- Drama.
Shipwreck victims -- Drama.
Crusoe, Robinson (Personaje literario) -- Teatro.
Supervivencia fuera de la civilización -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Action and adventure films
Motion pictures, Mexican.
Added Author Buñuel, Luis, 1900-1983.
Dancigers, Oscar, -1976.
Alcoriza, Luis.
Butler, Hugo, 1914-1968.
O'Herlihy, Dan, 1919-2005.
Alba, Felipe de. 1924-2005
Fernández, Jaime, 1937-2005.
Lopez, Chel.
Chávez, José, 1916-1988.
Phillips, Alex.
Collins, Anthony, 1893-1963.
Bretón, Luis Hernández.
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731. Robinson Crusoe.
Olmec Productions.
Producciones Tepeyac.
Ultramar Films S.A.
VCI Entertainment (Firm)
Standard No. 089859835025
Music No. 8350 VCI Entertainment

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