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The Adventures Of Robinson Crusoe [1964] [DVD]

4.7 out of 5 stars 209 customer reviews

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  • Actors: Robert Hoffmann, Fabian Cevallos, Erich Bludau
  • Format: PAL, Black & White, Full Screen, Mono
  • Language: English, French
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 4:3 - 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Classification: PG
  • Studio: Network
  • DVD Release Date: 18 Jun. 2007
  • Run Time: 325 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (209 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000PFT1NM
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 10,033 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)
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All thirteen episodes of the classic children's serial in a four-volume box set. In episode one he starts his search for sustenance on the island, while in the second episode he builds a tree shelter. In the third episode the wreckage of his ship washes ashore so he sets about salvaging anything that he might be able to use. While he searches he makes a new friend - Dick the dog. In episode four, the shipwrecked Crusoe discovers valuable items and treasure aboard the wreck of the Esmerelda, and finds a cave which he turns into a new home. In the next episode he attempts, somewhat unsuccessfully, to make some furniture for his new abode, and in the sixth episode his shelter burns down. In episode seven, Robinson attempts to construct a canoe to escape from the island. episode eight sees him developing his pottery, breadmaking and basket weaving skills, while in episode nine he holds a banquet to celebrate the third anniversary of his arrival. Finally, in episode ten Robinson has to defend his island paradise against cannibals, rescuing one of their prisoners and naming him 'Friday'. In episode eleven, Robinson attempts to make Friday into his manservant, with little success. Episode twelve sees Friday return after Robinson's thoughtlessness drove him away, and in episode thirteen Robinson and Friday make their escape from the island. Also included is the French language version of episode one.

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Old or new , what matters is atmosphere. This may well be old , but all the better for it .I think film makers were perhaps more in touch with the world before their fancy cameras and effects robbed us of feeling, and awareness and suspense .

Robinson crusoe is so atmospheric it can be enjoyed with pop corn on a Saturday morning or curled up very late at night when boredom threatens to engulf you.
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By David P TOP 500 REVIEWER on 24 Aug. 2010
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(This may sound negative to begin with, but don't give up!)

Like many others, I have vivid memories of watching this when I was young, probably during its earliest showings in the 60s. I mean really vivid memories, probably the most vivid and detailed of any early TV that I can recall. Why is this?

Suffering from one of my usual periodic bouts of incurable nostalgia, I was keen both to find out, and also just to see this series again. I was very happy to find this on DVD, and it arrived this morning. I have just watched the first episode.

I don't think it would be giving away too much to say that it starts with a shipwreck! I also don't think it would be unfair to say that by today's standards, and possibly even the standards of its day too, this opening is pretty dire. Models which are blatantly models, bad acting, bad stunts, badly cut in occasional stock footage from other old B&W shipwreck/storm film scenes. As he comes ashore, the terribly dubbed soundtrack has, as the effect of the surf washing over him, what sounds like someone lazily swishing a few fingers around in an inch of water in a wash basin.

I was fast reaching the conclusion that this would have been a childhood memory better left just as that rather than revisited. But then, as he is lying on the beach clutching at the sand, the reason why this programme was and is so captivating and memorable becomes crystal clear. The music, curiously absent up to this point apart from the opening credits, starts.

The location (the Canaries I believe) is beautiful, and the photography of it, unlike the opening storm scenes, is actually stunning and a work of art in itself. But the real power is in the music.

Taken simply in its own right, it is a haunting and unforgettable melody.
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Throughout my childhood in the Seventies, this was a regular feature on television, despite being made in the Sixties.

As a boy I loved it - the story telling, the beautiful, evocative music and the acting. Nearly forty years on, I still have the same warmth for this beautiful series. I now appreciate the music all the more and the way it is so well filmed, with the daring camera angles/positions and lovely scenes and scenery.

Often revisitng something from your childhood can be dangerous because your perspective on the world changes as you age, but for me, none of the magic has been lost.
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Due to holidays with my parents as a child I never got to see every episode. This set of 2 DVDs allowed me to see the whole 13 episods. Fantastic haunting music along with the well acted story. Brought back so many wonderful childhood memories. Last episode is a little sad. I rationed myself to 1 episode per day just to add to the experience. Get yourself a time machine for a few £s
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Although The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe was on British TV from 1965,I first saw it at the age of 6 in 1971.Even at that young age,it made an impact on me,so when I heard it was coming out on Dvd,I couldn't wait.First let's get the bad points out of the way,as a few reviewers have already mentioned,the print is "grainy" at times and really,a bit of money could have been thrown at this release to enhance its presentation.Some more extras would have been nice,such as info on all the actors,film crew etc,maybe a few photos showing the island in the present and yes I know that there is a town there now where it was filmed.One intriging thing about the extras was the colour photos,in which I saw pictures of scenes and characters not in the filmed version ie:there seems to be a scene showing Robinson help a friend to elope,does this mean that there are deleted scenes somewhere?.Grumble over,this was a joy to watch storywise.This is the definitive version,as I watched it,so many memories came back,the great music,one of the best ever soundtracks to a tv series,moves you and thrills you depending on the action.As an adult,I could appreciate Robert Hoffman's acting more.As he is dubbed,Robert acts with his body and face to tell the story effectively.He will always be remembered by many generations for this portrayal.I also for the first time realised how good that Lee Payant's commentary is,his voice gives the story its soul to Hoffman's heart.The story might not appeal to many of today's children which is a pity but it will live long in the memories of those lucky to have seen it.The only other bad thing was that where once it took a summer to watch the story,I now had watched it in a weekend and my adventure was over.Maybe as Robinson Crusoe says at the end "one day,I will return to my island".Maybe next year I'll return.
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Fond memories of this timeless story. The music alone is worth the price. Great to see it available on dvd.
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Bought back many memories ov my school days !
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