In Search of the Castaways 1962

In Search of the Castaways

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Young Mary Grant (Hayley Mills) and her brother (Keith Hamshere) travel to Scotland with their friend Professor Paganel (Maurice Chevalier) to attempt to convince Lord Glenarvan (Wilfrid Hyde White) to help locate Mary's missing father, Captain Grant (Jack Gwillim). As Grant was working for him, Glenarvan agrees, and the group sails to South America and then Australia in search of him. They eventually meet the treacherous Thomas Ayerton (George Sanders), who may know the captain's location.

Cast

Maurice Chevalier
as Prof. Jacques Paganel
Hayley Mills
as Mary Grant
Wilfrid Hyde-White
as Lord Glenarvan
Michael Anderson Jr.
as John Glenarvan
George Sanders
as Thomas Ayerton
Michael Anderson Jr.
as John Glenarvan
Keith Hamshere
as Robert Grant
Jack Gwillim
as Capt. Grant
Inia Te Wiata
as Maori Chief
Norman Bird
as Senior Yacht Guard
Michael Wynne
as Crooked Sailor
Milo Sperber
as Crooked Sailor
Barry Keegan
as Irish Claimant
George Murcell
as Ayerton's Assistant
Mark Dignam
as Rich Man at Yacht party
Roger Delgado
as Patagonian Prisoner
Andreas Malandrinos
as Crooked Sailor
David Spenser
as South American Guide
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Audience Reviews for In Search of the Castaways

  • Jun 12, 2012
    It's live action, family Disney so the ending is never really in doubt. And, because of its pedigree, nothing even comes close to scandalous. It is dopey and goofy looking back on it now, but it is harmless fun. Some accents are difficult to understand and the main characters appear to share one brain (they're terribly dim). But, then again, if they were smart, there wouldn't be a movie.
    Jason V Super Reviewer
  • Mar 28, 2008
    Chevalier and Mills keep interest, but the Disney-fied action sequences stretch credibility further than even the worst Indiana Jones flick. Dated effects don't help either. Worthy of keeping young children and the nostalgic entertained.
    Anthony V Super Reviewer
  • Feb 14, 2008
    It was a cute movie, some really funny parts. I almost didn't finish it, but I saw it to the end and it was okay. I wouldn't see it again, though.
    Dannielle A Super Reviewer

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