Kathleen Mcguire

Kathleen Mcguire

Kathleen Mcguire Quick Links

Film RSS

Flipper Review


Very Good
Sit your kids down in front of Flipper, and they may not know what hit them. This Kennedy-era classic has everything today's overstimulated rugrats never get to see anymore: real kids, real parents, and real animals having exciting adventures in a beautiful and interesting setting.

The story couldn't be simpler: Boy meets dolphin, boy loses dolphin, boy gets dolphin back. Twelve-year-old Sandy Ricks (Luke Halpin) lives with his fisherman father (Chuck Connors) and housewife mother (Kathleen McGuire) in a tumbledown oceanside cabin in the Florida keys. A water rat since birth, Sandy is always taking off on afternoon skin dives that are beautifully photographed by the same underwater experts responsible for Lloyd Bridges' Sea Hunt TV show. One day Sandy comes across a dolphin that's been injured by a harpoon. With the help of his parents, Sandy nurses the animal back to health and names him Flipper. Despite Dad's warnings not to get too attached, Sandy and Flipper become best friends and spend long sunny days swimming together and putting on cute shows for the local kids.

Continue reading: Flipper Review

Kathleen Mcguire

Kathleen Mcguire Quick Links

Film RSS
Advertisement

Suggested

Katy Perry Says She's Waiting For Taylor Swift To Apologise To Her

Katy Perry Says She's Waiting For Taylor Swift To Apologise To Her

Perry appeared on James Corden's 'The Late Late Show' on Monday and addressed her long-standing rivalry with Swift.

End of the Road 2017 Announces Comedy & Literature Line Ups

End of the Road 2017 Announces Comedy & Literature Line Ups

Nish Kumar and Adam Buxton are both included on the comedy line-up

Kathleen McGuire Movies

Flipper Movie Review

Flipper Movie Review

Sit your kids down in front of Flipper, and they may not know what hit...

Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.