Little Robinson Crusoe (1924)

Genres - Children's/Family  |   Run Time - 65 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Jackie Coogan stars as Mickey Hogan, the young orphan who is shipwrecked on his journey from San Francisco to Australia in this adventure drama. He and a black cat raft onto an isolated tropical island inhabited by cannibals. When the fiery youngster fights back, he is made the official god of war by the tribe. Mickey rescues two men and a young girl who inadvertently end up on the menu of the hungry tribe. He is rescued by a U.S. Navy destroyer and reunited in California with his friend Captain McDavitt (Will R. Walling). Tom Santschi, Noble Johnson, and Tote Ducrow co-star with Bert Sprotte and Gloria Grey. After the box-office failure of his previous film A Boy Of Flanders, Coogan re-established his considerable reputation with this performance.

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cannibal, God, journey, orphan, rafting, rescue, shipwreck