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Re: SWISS FAMILY MOVIE SITES REVISITED - a revisit 60 years later, of filming locations used by Walt Disney in the movie

Post by Hugh S » Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:22 pm

I like the overlays!

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Re: SWISS FAMILY MOVIE SITES REVISITED - a revisit 60 years later, of filming locations used by Walt Disney in the movie

Post by Jazz557 » Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:24 pm

Swiss Family Robinson Movie Overlay:
The boys go sailing around the island. Fritz and Ernst spot the pirates on the beach ahead, as they row around the rock.

Present Day Scene:
Belle Garden, Tobago 🇹🇹 2019
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Swiss Family Robinson Movie Overlay - Belle Garden, Tobago

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Re: SWISS FAMILY MOVIE SITES REVISITED - a revisit 60 years later, of filming locations used by Walt Disney in the movie

Post by Jazz557 » Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:29 pm

I have also been sharing posts with Reelstreets ...

https://www.reelstreets.com/films/swiss ... -robinson/

I would love to get your feedback on the overlays!
Thanks!
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Re: SWISS FAMILY MOVIE SITES REVISITED - a revisit 60 years later, of filming locations used by Walt Disney in the movie

Post by Jazz557 » Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:40 pm

Swiss Family Robinson Movie Overlay:
Pirate sailing the coast looking for the Swiss Family Robinson.
Present Day Scene:
Richmond Bay, Tobago, 2019
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Pirate sailing the coast looking for the Swiss Family Robinson

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Re: SWISS FAMILY MOVIE SITES REVISITED - a revisit 60 years later, of filming locations used by Walt Disney in the movie

Post by Jazz557 » Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:52 am

Movie 🎥 Capture:
Swiss Family Robinson - Swiss Family Robinson expressing gratitude after landing on the island.
Scene filmed at Richmond Bay, Tobago 🇹🇹 1959

Movie 🎥. Now Shot:
I even got the driftwood!
Richmond Bay, Tobago 🇹🇹 2019
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Swiss Family Robinson expressing gratitude after landing on the island.
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Post by Jazz557 » Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:56 am

Movie 🎥 Capture:
Swiss Family Robinson - Captain Moreland ship appears on the horizon and starts bombing the pirate ship in the bay.

The captain’s ship on the horizon was not real! The ship scene was created using a matte painting on glass in front of the camera. Peter Ellenshaw was the Swiss Family Robinson movie matte artist.
SOURCE: Swiss Family Robinson DVD - Vault Disney Collection Edition. DVD Special Features Audio Commentary with movie director, Ken Annakin and James MacArthur (Fritz).
Scene filmed at Richmond Bay, Tobago 🇹🇹 1959
Movie 🎥 Start = 2:01:58

Movie 🎥. Now Shot: Richmond Bay, Tobago 🇹🇹 2019
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Swiss Family Robinson - Captain Moreland ship appears on the horizon and starts bombing the pirate ship in the bay.

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Post by Jazz557 » Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:04 am

Movie 🎥 Capture:
Swiss Family Robinson - The Swiss Family Robinson and Bertha (who chose to stay with Fritz), waving goodbye to Ernst and Captain Moreland (Bertha’s grandfather).

The captain’s ship on the horizon was not real! The ship scene was created using a matte painting on glass in front of the camera. Peter Ellenshaw was the Swiss Family Robinson movie matte artist.
SOURCE: Swiss Family Robinson DVD - Vault Disney Collection Edition. DVD Special Features Audio Commentary with movie director, Ken Annakin and James MacArthur (Fritz).

Scene filmed at Richmond Bay, Tobago 🇹🇹 1959
Movie 🎥 Start = 2:05:49

Movie 🎥. Now Shot: Richmond Bay, Tobago 🇹🇹 2019
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Swiss Family Robinson - The Swiss Family Robinson and Bertha (who chose to stay with Fritz), waving goodbye to Ernst and Captain Moreland (Bertha’s grandfather)

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Re: SWISS FAMILY MOVIE SITES REVISITED - a revisit 60 years later, of filming locations used by Walt Disney in the movie

Post by Jazz557 » Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:53 pm

Swiss Family Robinson Movie Overlay:
Shipwreck after the storm. The stern of the shipwreck grounded on the large rock close to the cliff, with the bow out in the water.
The shipwreck was anchored onto the rocks with steel bars - some of which are still underwater - verified by Norman (Taw) Hade, Belle Garden fisherman and diver.

This is the Swiss Family Robinson movie scene that gave Shipwreck Bay Belle Garden its name! =D>

Present Day Scene:
Belle Garden, Tobago, 2019
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MOVIE OVERLAY: Swiss Family Robinson shipwreck on the rocks after the storm. PRESENT DAY SCENE: Shipwreck Bay, Belle Garden, Tobago

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Re: SWISS FAMILY MOVIE SITES REVISITED - a revisit 60 years later, of filming locations used by Walt Disney in the movie

Post by Jazz557 » Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:42 pm

Fritz, Ernst and Bertha on their way back to the treehouse - Freeing the Zebra from the quicksand pit scene

Studley Park is a located a short distance from where the Disney movie animals were housed in Goodwood. So, it was not that difficult to transport the animals for the filming of these scenes. Disney almost went overboard filming this sequence which included several hyenas, a leopard and of course, the trapped zebra!

Movie 🎥 Screenshot - Studley Park, Tobago
Swiss Family Robinson - Fritz, Ernst and Bertha are on the way back to the treehouse after escaping from the pirates.
Scene filmed at Studley Park,Tobago. The movie site is now the Studley Park Quarry. Studley Park, Tobago 🇹🇹
August, 2019
Movie 🎥. Start = 1:14:15
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Swiss Family Robinson - Fritz, Ernst and Bertha are on the way back to the treehouse after escaping from the pirates

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Re: SWISS FAMILY MOVIE SITES REVISITED - a revisit 60 years later, of filming locations used by Walt Disney in the movie

Post by Jazz557 » Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:30 am

Movie 🎥 screenshot - Studley Park, Tobago
Swiss Family Robinson - Fritz, Ernst and Bertha rescue a zebra trapped in the quicksand. Scene filmed at Studley Park,Tobago. The movie site is now the Studley Park Quarry.
August, 2019
Movie 🎥. Start = 1:17:30
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Fritz, Ernst and Bertha rescue a zebra trapped in the quicksand. Scene filmed at Studley Park,Tobago. The movie site is now the Studley Park Quarry.

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Re: SWISS FAMILY MOVIE SITES REVISITED - a revisit 60 years later, of filming locations used by Walt Disney in the movie

Post by Jazz557 » Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:39 am

Swiss Family Robinson - Movie 🎥 Making scene - Craig Hall waterfall, Moriah

Mother helps up Father Robinson out of water after his failed vine swinging effort! Mother Robinson is standing on cement coated styrofoam rocks made by the prop department for this scene.
Scene filmed at Craig Hall waterfall, Moriah, Tobago 🇹🇹

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Swiss Family Robinson - Movie Making scene - Craig Hall waterfall, Moriah, Tobago

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Post by Jazz557 » Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:17 pm

Swiss Family Robinson - movie making scene Fritz (James MacArthur) and Ernst (Tommy Kirk) at Pigeon Point, Tobago 1959. In the movie, the boys set out by canoe, exploring the island. They rest on Pigeon Point white sand beach and chat about New Guinea, the family’s destination before being shipwrecked.
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Swiss Family Robinson - movie making scene - Pigeon Point, Tobago

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Re: SWISS FAMILY MOVIE SITES REVISITED - a revisit 60 years later, of filming locations used by Walt Disney in the movie

Post by Jazz557 » Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:29 am

Swiss Family Robinson movie - Shipwreck blown up by Fritz (James MacArthur) and Father Robinson (John Mills) at Shipwreck Bay, Belle Garden, Tobago 🇹🇹 1959.
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Shipwreck blown up by Fritz (James MacArthur) and Father Robinson (John Mills) at Shipwreck Bay, Belle Garden, Tobago 1959.

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Post by Jazz557 » Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:32 am

Swiss Family Robinson movie making scene - Shipwreck at Shipwreck Bay, Belle Garden, Tobago 1959.
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Movie making scene - Shipwreck at Shipwreck Bay, Belle Garden, Tobago 1959

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Post by Jazz557 » Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:41 pm

Swiss Family Robinson movie - Ernst (Tommy Kirk) says goodbye to Mother Robinson
(Dorothy McGuire), as Francis (Kevin Corcoran) plays with Rocky, the baby elephant.
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Swiss Family Robinson movie - Ernst (Tommy Kirk) says goodbye to Mother Robinson (Dorothy McGuire)

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Post by Jazz557 » Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:43 pm

Swiss Family Robinson - movie making scene Francis (Kevin Corcoran) and Rocky, the baby elephant at Richmond Bay, Tobago 1959.
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Swiss Family Robinson - movie making scene at Richmond Bay, Tobago 1959

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Post by Jazz557 » Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:58 pm

Swiss Family Robinson - movie making snake scene at Pigeon Point lagoon, Tobago 1959.
Stunt doubles of Fritz (James MacArthur) and Ernst (Tommy Kirk) were used for most of this sequence.
Only a brief filming was done with James MacArthur ‘fighting’ the snake for closeup shots.
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Swiss Family Robinson - movie making snake scene at Pigeon Point lagoon, Tobago 1959.

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Post by Jazz557 » Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:02 pm

Swiss Family Robinson - movie making scene - working out logistics of the raft scene
where the menagerie of animals were rescued from the shipwreck.
Richmond Bay, Tobago 1959

The behind the scenes photo of Richmond Bay was sampled from Blogspot.com blogger, Matterhorn1959, who owns a few slides from the filming of Swiss Family Robinson.
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Swiss Family Robinson - movie making scene - Richmond Bay, Tobago 1959

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