Robinson Crusoe is a British silent film from 1927. The movie is based on the 1719 novel, Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, and features a shipwrecked man who lived for 28 years on a seemingly deserted island. The story may have been based on the true story of Alexander Selkirk, a shipwrecked Scottish sailor who spent four years on an island in the Pacific.
This 45-minute film was directed by M. A. Wetherell and stars M. A. Wetherell, Fay Compton, and Herbert Waithe.
Robinson Crusoe 1927 silent film
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel DeFoe
Students will study Robinson Crusoe in Literature and Composition Module 2.1 (Excellence in Literature, English 2).