Black Island (1978)

Genres - Adventure  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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The incredible upsurge in American UHF television stations in the 1980s created a huge demand for children's programming. One enterprising syndicator purchased the rights for a group of British and European films, originally targeted for the Saturday-matinee crowd. One such film was Black Island, released theatrically in England in 1979. Martin Murphy and Michael Salomon head the cast as a couple of British kids named Michael and Joe. Stranded on a remote island, the boys rather enjoy the adventure -- until they discover that two escaped convicts have also landed on the tiny isle.

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convict, island, island-deserted, kidnapping, youth