Jul 22, 1966 · Directed by Byron Paul. With Dick Van Dyke, Nancy Kwan, Akim Tamiroff, Arthur Malet. Lt. Robin Crusoe is a navy pilot who bails out of his plane after engine trouble. He reaches a deserted island paradise where he builds a house, finds an abandoned submarine with lots of gadgets that he can use, and also finds a marooned chimp from the US Space program and a native girl named 6/10(1.1K). Lt. Robin Crusoe USN is a 1966 comedy film released and scripted by Walt Disney, and starring Dick Van Dyke as a U.S. Navy pilot who becomes a castaway on a tropical island. Some filming took place in San Diego, while a majority of the film was shot on Kauai, Hawaii.. The story was loosely based on Daniel Defoe's classic novel Robinson Crusoe.It was Walt Disney's idea to make the adaptation Produced by: Ron W. Miller, Bill Walsh, Walt .
Jun 11, 2015 · As evidenced by his roles in Mary Poppins, Never A Dull Moment and this wonderful gem, Van Dyke knew how to give Disney a great performance. Lt. Robin Crusoe, USN was the film I remember seeing in the theater and wondering who that funny man was. This was before I had seen reruns of the Dick Van Dyke Show.4.4/5(235). Jun 11, 2015 · Escape to an island full of castaway comedy as Disney favorite Dick Van Dyke and Nancy Kwan star in this hilarious South Pacific adventure. Lt. Robin Crusoe (Van Dyke) is an all-thumbs Navy pilot who ditches his plane after engine trouble.4.4/5(237).
Early life. Van Dyke was born on December 13, 1925, in West Plains, Missouri, to Hazel Victoria (née McCord; 1896 – 1992), a stenographer, and Loren Wayne "Cookie" Van Dyke (1898–1976), a salesman. He grew up in Danville, Illinois.He is the older brother of actor Jerry Van Dyke (1931–2018), who sometimes appeared as his brother in The Dick Van Dyke Show but is best known for a role in. Dick Van Dyke stars as U.S. Navy pilot Lieutenant Robinson Crusoe in one of Disney's weakest comedies. Like in the Daniel Defoe story, Crusoe finds himself alone on a deserted island, but this time he arrives there after ejecting from his disabled plane on a mission in the South Pacific.5/5.
Dick Van Dyke was born Richard Wayne Van Dyke in West Plains, Missouri, to Hazel Victoria (McCord), a stenographer, and Loren Wayne Van Dyke, a salesman. His younger brother is entertainer Jerry Van Dyke. His ancestry includes English, Scottish, German, Swiss-German, and Dutch. Although he'd had Born: Dec 13, 1925. Dick Van Dyke stars in this Disney comedy as a latter-day Robinson Crusoe who crashes his naval jet onto a small Pacific island. Critic Reviews for Lt. Robin Crusoe, U.S.N.Genres: Comedy, Family.