- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 50 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: September 30, 2007
- Originally Released: 1964
- Label: Criterion
- Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.35
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital Mono - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Featurette: "Destination: Mars"
- Music Video: "Robinson Crusoe on Mars" - Victor Lundin
- Audio Commentary: Ib Melchior - Screenwriter; Paul Mantee, Victor Lundin - Stars; Al Nozaki; Rober Skotak
- Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
- Text/Photo Galleries:
- Screenplay - Snippets
Performers, Cast and Crew:
USA Today - 06/24/1994
"Cult sci-fi fanciers are aware that this oddball is better than it sounds..."
In this innovative retelling of Daniel Defoe's classic, the intrepid adventurer is a marooned astronaut who crash lands on Mars with his pet monkey in tow. He meets a runaway slave from an exotic planet, and the three use all their ingenuity and resources available to stay alive.
Animal Heroes |
Space Exploration |
Stranded / Castaway |
- Shot in Technicolor and Techniscope, in Death Valley, California.
- Technical adviser was Edward V. Ashburn.
- Film was originally released June 17, 1964 in Rhode Island; wide release in New York City August 27, 1964.
- Barney the Wooly Monkey played Mona.
- The Voyager Laserdisc #CC1336L includes original promotional artwork, the theatrical trailer, and audio commentary on the alternate track.