lt. robin crusoe, u.s.n.
the year: 1966
the genre: comedy
the cast: Dick Van Dyke (Lt. Robin Crusoe); Nancy Kwan (Wednesday); Akim Tamiroff (Tanamashu)
the plot: 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 and finds an abandoned Japanese submarine from WWII, a marooned chimp from the US Space program and a native girl named Wednesday who was exiled by her father. Wednesday thinks Crusoe wants to marry her, and when her father arrives on the island to collect her and Crusoe refused to marry her, chaos ensues.
don’t miss: Floyd, the space chimp: golf caddy, drinking buddy, and sounding board for the lovelorn.
count: Wednesday’s sisters.
check out: Tanamashu’s conference with Kaboona.
listen for: “How now, brown cow. Woof woof, hello Max.”
did you know: Retlaw Yensid was credited for the movie's original story. The pseudonym is Walter Disney reversed.