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Robinson Crusoe On Mars Review


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Back in 1964, Robinson Crusoe on Mars was certainly a landmark of special effects, combining animation with elaborate sets and costumes. Hand-animated spaceships of course don't fly in today's cineplex, but as a piece of nostalgia, Robinson Crusoe on Mars fits the bill perfectly.

Robinson Crusoe on Mars is a latter-day retelling of the famous Daniel Dafoe novel, dropping Commander Kit Draper (Paul Mantee) on Martian soil with only a monkey as a companion. Turns out this Mars isn't terribly inhospitable. He only needs to take a breath of fresh air every hour or so and can get by without a helmet most of the time. Still, isolated from Earth, his tasks comprise the usual survival tactics in short order. He pulverizes rocks to make oxygen, then follows his monkey to a pond for water and food: the seaweed has Martian sausage growing inside it. Overall, not a bad little life he's got for himself.

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