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

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Difficult to find 1975 re-release Swiss Family Robinson set of 8 lobby cards complete with envelope. Full color scenes from ... Walt Disney’s Swiss Family Robinson. The envelope cost as much as the 8 lobby cards!

1975 re-release Lobby Card by Buena Vista Distribution Co. Inc - pirates Kuala (Sessue Hayakaya) and Auban (Andy Ho) dividing up their loot on the beach. This scene was filmed at Mt Irvine Bay, Tobago 1959.

The Disney movie, Swiss Family Robinson was filmed in Tobago 🇹🇹 from August 1959 to January 1960.
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Lobby Card with pirates dividing up their loot on the beach ... filmed at Mt Irvine Bay, Tobago 1959.
Lobby Card with pirates dividing up their loot on the beach ... filmed at Mt Irvine Bay, Tobago 1959.
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The book ‘The Disney Film Heritage of Tobago Swiss Family Robinson’ by Jazad N. Ali and Clement G. Williams

The book can be ordered online from The Blue Edition bookstore in Trinidad and Tobago, W.I.


https://theblueedition.com/product/the- ... -robinson/

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The book ‘ The Disney Film Heritage of Tobago Swiss Family Robinson’ has been added to the prestigious West Indiana Collection, Alma Jordan Library, The University of the West Indies at St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.
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One of Fess Reynolds’ photos that he gave to his fans in Tobago during the filming of Swiss Family Robinson - this copy to W. Cowie (Disney driver on the Swiss Family Robinson set), Tobago 1959.

BACK OF PHOTO (SCRIPT)
To W. Cowie
From Fess Reynolds
Walt Disney Production
Swiss Family Robinson
Goldsborough ‘59
Tobago


Disney Film Company animal trainer, Fess Reynolds. Fess was the uncredited stunt double for Janet Munro in Swiss Family Robinson.

The Disney movie, Swiss Family Robinson was filmed in Tobago 🇹🇹 from August 1959 to January 1960.
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Photo courtesy the Cowie Family, Carnbee, Tobago.
Photo courtesy the Cowie Family, Carnbee, Tobago.
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Screenshot from the 1960 Disney movie Swiss Family Robinson (in red) inserted in a present day photo of the filming location at Mt Irvine Bay 2021

A pirate boat was built in Trinidad and pulled by barge to Tobago for filming in 1959. In the movie, there are two boats. The second boat is not real! It is old school special effects - a matte painting on glass done by artist Peter Ellenshaw.

The Disney movie was filmed in Tobago from August 1959 to January 1960. It was released in theaters on 21st December 1960.

Swiss Family Robinson is available on Disney+ streaming service - a Disney classic, filmed entirely in beautiful Tobago, West Indies.
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Pirate chief Kuala (Sessue Hayakawa) leads his pirates ashore - Lobby card advertising the 1960 Disney movie Swiss Family Robinson (in red) inserted in a present day photo of the filming location at Mt Irvine Bay 2021.

The Disney movie was filmed in Tobago from August 1959 to January 1960. It was released in theaters on 21st December 1960.

Swiss Family Robinson is available on Disney+ streaming service - a Disney classic, filmed entirely in beautiful Tobago, West Indies.
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Lobby card advertising the 1960 Disney movie Swiss Family Robinson (in red) inserted in a present day photo of the filming location at Mt Irvine Bay 2021.
Lobby card advertising the 1960 Disney movie Swiss Family Robinson (in red) inserted in a present day photo of the filming location at Mt Irvine Bay 2021.
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Looks like they could walk over to the Mt. Irvine beach bar for a cold Carib or a rum punch!

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Sessue Hayakawa would have needed a time machine to have that Mt Irvine Hotel Beach Bar rum punch! The Mt. Irvine Resort and Golf Course opened 11 years later in 1970. 😊

I’m sure that they made up for lost time later in the evening with drinks 🍺 at Club La Tropical in Bacolet - a favorite with the Swiss Family Robinson cast and crew.
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Swiss Family Robinson movie screenshot (in red) inserted in a present day photo of the filming location at Mt Irvine Bay 2021.

Swiss Family Robinson movie screenshot (in red) - Cabin Boy Bertie (Janet Munro) and Captain Moreland (Cecil Parker) captured by Pirate chief Kuala (Sessue Hayakawa) for ransom.
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This rare 1960 Swiss Family Robinson British Quad movie poster was printed in England by Stafford & Co. Ltd. Netherfield, Nottingham & London.

The poster measures 30” by 40”.
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