Daredevils & Castaways

Daredevils & Castaways

7 Episodes

Classic films for the entire family, full of dashing deeds and courageous capers.

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Daredevils & Castaways
  • Introducing Daredevils & Castaways

    Episode 1

  • The Most Dangerous Game

    Episode 2

    Directed by Ernest B. Schoedsack and Irving Pichel • 1932 • United States

    One of the best and most literate movies from the great days of horror, The Most Dangerous Game stars Leslie Banks as a big-game hunter with a taste for the world's most exotic prey, his houseguests, played by Fay Wray a...

  • The Scarlet Pimpernel

    Episode 3

    Directed by Harold Young • 1934 • United Kingdom

    As his alter-ego the Scarlet Pimpernel, a seemingly ineffectual English aristocrat (Leslie Howard) saves innocents from the guillotine in France.

  • The Four Feathers

    Episode 4

    Directed by Zoltán Korda • 1939 • United Kingdom

    This Technicolor spectacular, directed by Zoltán Korda, is considered the finest of the many adaptations of A. E. W. Mason's classic 1902 adventure novel about the British empire's exploits in Africa, and a crowning achievement of Alexander Kord...

  • THE GOLD RUSH: 1942 Version

    Episode 5

    Directed by Charles Chaplin • 1942 • United States

    Charlie Chaplin’s comedic masterwork—which charts a prospector’s search for fortune in the Klondike and his discovery of romance (with the beautiful Georgia Hale)—forever cemented the iconic status of Chaplin and his Little Tramp character. Sh...

  • Jungle Book

    Episode 6

    Directed by Zoltán Korda • 1942 • United Kingdom

    This Korda brothers film is the definitive version of Rudyard Kipling's classic collection of fables. Sabu stars as Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves, who can communicate with all the beasts of the jungle, friend or foe, and who gradually reacclima...

  • Robinson Crusoe

    Episode 7

    Directed by Luis Buñuel • 1954 • United States, Mexico
    Starring Dan O’Herlihy

    Master director Luis Buñuel’s first color film (and first of only two he made in English) is a fascinating, unjustly neglected adaptation of Daniel Defoe’s classic survival novel. His take on the story—in which the epo...