Miss Robinson Crusoe

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Miss Robinson Crusoe
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Directed by Christy Cabanne
Written by June Mathis
Christy Cabanne
Produced by B. A. Rolfe
Starring Emmy Wehlen
Walter C. Miller
Harold Entwistle
Cinematography William Fildew
Distributed by Metro Pictures
Release date
  • July 30, 1917 (1917-07-30)(US) [1]
Running time
5 reels
CountryUnited States
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Scene from the film.

Miss Robinson Crusoe is a 1917 silent American comedy-drama film, directed by Christy Cabanne. It stars Emmy Wehlen, Walter C. Miller, and Harold Entwistle, and was released on July 30, 1917.


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  1. "Miss Robinson Crusoe". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on February 8, 2021. Retrieved February 28, 2018.