The Disney Film Heritage of Tobago – Swiss Family Robinson documents Disney’s stay on the island of Tobago in the West Indies from March 1959 to January 1960, during the filming of the movie Swiss Family Robinson. The movie had an all-star cast comprising of John Mills, Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro, Sessue Hayakawa, Tommy Kirk, Kevin Corcoran and Cecil Parker.
The book contains details of all seventeen film locations used during the making of the movie. It highlights the untold stories of people who worked for Walt Disney Productions back then. These include Tobagonians who acted as stand-ins and doubles for Dorothy McGuire, James MacArthur, Janet Munro and Tommy Kirk, as well as some uncredited cast and crew members who worked with Walt Disney Productions.
Inside are one hundred behind the scenes black and white photographs taken during the filming of Swiss Family Robinson in 1959. There are thirty-four stunning color photographs of the filming locations as they are today. Present day photographs of some of the cast and crew are also included.
This book is a definitive historical film research document on Disney’s Swiss Family Robinson as told through the eyes of those who were present during the making of the movie in Tobago. It’s a must read for every vintage Disney movie fan.
- Hardcover: Yes
- Publisher: Jazad N. Ali and Clement George Williams Photography
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 978 – 976 – 8308 – 19 – 1
- Dimensions: 29.5 x 21 x 1.5 cm
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