The Famous Five: Five On A Treasure Island

Dir. Gerald Landau

UK 1957 | Black & white | 121 mins | Cert U | Adventure

Cast: 335328

Adapted from the first of Enid Blyton's popular Famous Five stories, this ripping adventure tale in eight thrilling instalments is great fun for all the family. Julian, Dick, Ann and their tomboy cousin George – and not forgetting Timmy the dog – investigate the secret of a mysterious shipwreck. Chock-full of cliff-hangers and mystery, this popular Children's Film Foundation serial remains close to the spirit of the book. With enthusiastic performances from some well-cast young actors, these are delightful films which every Famous Five fan will want to treasure. 

Available on: DVD


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