Swiss Family Movie Sites Revisited - a revisit 60 years later, of filming locations used by Walt Disney in the movie

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Makeup artists at work behind the scenes - the pirate attack on the Robinson Family Fort - Richmond Bay, Tobago,1959.
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Swiss Family Robinson ORIGINAL 8x10 photo. The movie studios produced this photo for distribution to the press, photo agencies and publicity departments to advertise the film.

Young Francis guides Rocky, the Asian elephant to pull the canoe outrigger out to sea at Richmond Bay. The Richmond River is in the background.
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Swiss Family Robinson ORIGINAL 8x10 photo. Richmond River, Richmond Bay, Tobago 1959
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Swiss Family Robinson behind the scenes photo. Locals employed by Disney, pose for a photo on the stern of the unfinished shipwreck set at Shipwreck Bay, Belle Garden, Tobago 1959.

Swiss Family Robinson was one of the top grossing movies in 1960. December 21st is the 60th anniversary of the movie.
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The unfinished Swiss Family Robinson shipwreck set at Shipwreck Bay, Belle Garden, Tobago 1959.
The unfinished Swiss Family Robinson shipwreck set at Shipwreck Bay, Belle Garden, Tobago 1959.
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Swiss Family Robinson behind the scenes photo - Kevin Corcoran, Richmond Bay, Tobago 1959

Behind the scenes photo of Swiss Family Robinson. Kevin Corcoran enjoying a wheelbarrow ride to the movie set at Richmond Bay. He was just 10 years old when he played Young Francis in Swiss Family Robinson. He played Tommy Kirk’s brother in 5 different movies - Old Yeller (1957), Shaggy Dog (1959), Swiss Family Robinson (1960), Bon Voyage (1962) and Savage Sam (1963).

Kevin Corcoran (Moochie) autograph October 1959 - signed during a weekend trip to Buccoo Reef, Tobago with some of the Swiss Family Robinson cast and crew.

Moochie’s 1959 autograph ✍️ is still in the hands of a local who worked at one of the hotels where some of the Disney cast and crew members stayed in 1959.
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Swiss Family Robinson behind the scenes photo - Kevin Corcoran, Richmond Bay, Tobago 1959
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The 60th anniversary of the movie 🎥. Swiss Family Robinson Is on the 21st December ...

This post is dedicated to the filming locations in Tobago ... and of course the treehouse, 60 years later!

I would love to get your feedback!

Thank you 🙏🏾
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Behind the scenes story of Swiss Family Robinson. Walt Disney stands in front of a miniature model of the full size pirate ship used in the movie Swiss Family Robinson ... Described by Walt Disney himself as “one of the greatest adventure stories of all time”.

Swiss Family Robinson behind the scenes photo 1959 - Filming the pirate ships in the bay.
The second pirate ship in the movie is a matte painting on glass done by Peter Ellenshaw.

Mt. Irvine Bay, Tobago.
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Mt. Irvine Bay, Tobago 1959.
Mt. Irvine Bay, Tobago 1959.
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Swiss Family Robinson behind the scenes photos - local workers taking props out to the shipwreck at the end of the ramp in Shipwreck Bay, Belle Garden, Tobago 1959.
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Swiss Family Robinson behind the scenes photo - local workers using donkeys to transport material to build the Robinson fort set at Richmond Bay, Tobago.
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Swiss Family Robinson 8” x 10” Lobby Card and Shooting Script.

This scene with the family escaping from the shipwreck in a makeshift tub raft was filmed at Belle Garden, Tobago, West Indies 1959.

Swiss Family Robinson 8” x 10” Lobby Card - Swiss Family Robinson escaping from the shipwreck using a makeshift barrel raft. Ernst (Tommy Kirk) is handling the oars. The two Captain’s dogs (Duke and Turk) accompany the family.

Lobby Cards were created by the film studios to publicize their movies and were intended for display outside movie theaters in special glass display boxes.

Swiss Family Robinson 'Shooting Script' by Lowell S. Hawley dated 1959. Page 14 - ANGLE TO RAFT
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Swiss Family Robinson  8” x 10” Lobby Card and Shooting Script.  This scene with the  family escaping from the shipwreck in a makeshift tub raft was filmed at Belle Garden, Tobago, West Indies 1959.
Swiss Family Robinson 8” x 10” Lobby Card and Shooting Script. This scene with the family escaping from the shipwreck in a makeshift tub raft was filmed at Belle Garden, Tobago, West Indies 1959.
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Swiss Family Robinson movie screenshot of the treehouse built on the samaan tree at Goldsborough, Tobago 1959.

Swiss Family Robinson 'Shooting Script' by Lowell S. Hawley dated 1959.
Page 47 - POV (Point Of View) TO TREE-HOUSE.

View of the Samaan tree at Cow Farm Road, Goldsborough, Tobago 2020.
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Screenshot of Swiss Family Robinson treehouse.  <br />'Shooting Script' by Lowell S. Hawley dated 1959 - Page 47 - POV TO TREE-HOUSE.<br />Samaan tree at Goldsborough, Tobago 2020.
Screenshot of Swiss Family Robinson treehouse.
'Shooting Script' by Lowell S. Hawley dated 1959 - Page 47 - POV TO TREE-HOUSE.
Samaan tree at Goldsborough, Tobago 2020.
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Behind the scenes photo of Swiss Family Robinson. Kevin Corcoran and a local getting a closeup view of Duchess the zebra - the zoo compound, Goodwood, Tobago 1959.

Behind the scenes photo of Swiss Family Robinson. Kevin Corcoran playing with Rocky, the elephant at Richmond Bay, Tobago 1959.
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10 year old Kevin Corcoran (Moochie) - behind the scenes photos during the filming of the movie Swiss Family Robinson in Tobago - August 1959 to January 1960.
10 year old Kevin Corcoran (Moochie) - behind the scenes photos during the filming of the movie Swiss Family Robinson in Tobago - August 1959 to January 1960.
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