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In Search of the Castaways

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Walt Disney's classic adventure film starring Hayley Mills, Maurice Chevalier, George Sanders and Wilfrid Hyde White
Thrills abound as earthquake, hurricane, fire and flood beset the voyagers in search of Captain Grant. Hayley Mills is perfect as the dauntless daughter in this colourful version of Jules Verne's tale for children of all ages.
HAYLEY MILLS tells RADIO TIMES:
'There were more special effects in that film than any other I have done for Disney. I'm looking forward to seeing it again.'
Screenplay by Lowell S. Hawley based on Captain Grant's Children by JULES VERNE
Films: p 105 (First showing on British television)

Contributors

Novel By: Jules Verne
Screenplay by: Lowell S. Hawley
Produced By: Walt Disney
Director: Robert Stevenson.
Jacques Paganel: Maurice Chevalier
Mary Grant: Hayley Mills
Thomas Ayrton: George Sanders
Lord Glenarvan: Wilfrid Hyde White
John Glenarvan: Michael Anderson Jr
Thalcave: Antonio Cifariello
Robert Grant: Keith Hamshere
Bill Gaye: Wilfrid Brambell
Captain Grant: Jack Gwillim
Guard: Ronald Fraser
Maori Chief: Inia Te Wiata

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In Search of the Castaways

BBC One London, 25 December 1981 16.10






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