COS­MIC CAST­AWAYS

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Swiss Fam­ily Robin­son (1960)

BASED ON A 19TH-CEN­TURY NOVEL ABOUT A FAM­ILY OF CAST­AWAYS IN THE EAST INDIES, DIS­NEY’S BIG-SCREEN ADAP­TA­TION, STAR­RING JOHN MILLS, WAS THE IN­SPI­RA­TION FOR THE SCI-FI TV SE­RIES Lost in Space.

Lost in Space (1965-1968)

THE 1960S ORIG­I­NAL STARRED GUY WIL­LIAMS AND JUNE LOCKHART AS JOHN AND MAU­REEN ROBIN­SON. HOW­EVER, THE SHOW’S REAL STARS WERE JONATHAN HAR­RIS AS DR ZACHARY SMITH AND THE FAM­ILY’S ROBOT (LEFT), WHO WAS BE­FRIENDED BY YOUNG WILL (BILLY MUMY).

Lost in Space (1998)

WITH A STARRY CAST THAT IN­CLUDED GARY OLD­MAN AND MATT LEBLANC, THE BIG-SCREEN VER­SION KNOCKED Ti­tanic OFF THE TOP OF THE BOX-OF­FICE CHARTS AND FEA­TURED CAMEOS FROM SOME OF THE ORIG­I­NAL CAST, IN­CLUD­ING AN­GELA CARTWRIGHT (AKA PENNY).

THE ORIG­I­NAL LOST IN SPACE

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