in search of the castaways
the year: 1962
the genre: adventure
the cast: Maurice Chevalier (Jacques Paganel); Hayley Mills (Mary Grant); George Sanders (Thomas Ayerton)
the plot: The Grant children know their shipwrecked father must still be alive because they received his message in a bottle. With the help of Monsieur Paganel their searches take them from earthquake, fire, flood, to a cannibal tribe.
did you know: Hayley Mills made this film two years after her father, John Mills, starred in Swiss Family Robinson also made by Walt Disney about shipwrecked castaways.
listen for: "Why would a shark swallow a bottle?" "What was in his mind, I don't know. I only know what was in his stomach."
don't miss: Old Bill Gaye - he be smart!