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Robinson Crusoe


Exiled from his Spanish homeland, director [[Performer~P83516~Luis Bunuel~luisbuñuel]] set up shop in Mexico. Here he made his only American-financed film, The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. This is a reasonably reliable version of the Daniel Defoe's novel about a 17th century shipwreck victim ([[Performer~P53487~Dan O'Herlihy~danoherlihy]]) and his "Man Friday" ([[Performer~P23160~James Fernandez~jaimefernandez]]). [[Performer~P83516~Bunuel~luisbuñuel]] cannot resist tossing in his occasional barbs...more