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Daniel Defoe
   wrote   
Robinson Crusoe
Often regarded as the first novel in English, it is a fictional autobiography of an English castaway and his rescue. Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest practitioners of the novel, as he helped to popularise the form in Britain, and is even referred to by some as one of the founders of the English novel.
1719
      
Daniel Defoe Wrote Robinson Crusoe
Daniel Defoe
   wrote   
Robinson Crusoe
First published 1719. The full title of the novel is "The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner: who lived Eight and Twenty Years, all alone in an uninhabited Island on the coast of America, near the Mouth of the Great River of Oroonoque; Having been cast on Shore by Shipwreck, wherein all the Men perished but himself. With An Account how he was at last as strangely deliver'd by Pirates. Written by Himself."
Daniel Defoe
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Based on the book
The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (1922)
   starred   
Harry Myers, Noble Johnston and Gertrude Olmstead
Director: Robert F. Hill. Also starred Aaron Edwards, Adventure
Robinson Crusoe Jr. (1941)
   featured   
Porky Pig
Robinson Crusoe
   begins   
I Was Born in the Year 1632, in the City of York…
"I was born in the Year 1632, in the City of York, of a good Family, tho' not of that Country, my Father being a Foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull; He got a good Estate by Merchandise, and leaving off his Trade, lived afterward at York, from whence he had married my Mother, whose Relations were named Robinson, a very good Family in that Country, and from whom I was called Robinson Kreutznaer; but by the usual Corruption of Words in England, we are now called, nay we call our selves, and write our Name Crusoe, and so my Companions always call'd me." - Daniel Defoe
Robinson Crusoe on Mars (1964)
      
Paul Mantee , Adam West and Friday
Stranded on Mars with only a monkey as a companion, an astronaut must figure out how to survive.
Daniel Defoe
   created the character   
Robinson Crusoe
1719 Robinson Crusoe
Jacques Offenbach
   composed   
Robinson Crusoe
(1867) From Daniel Defoe's book of the same name.
Robinson Crusoe
   was played by Peter O'Toole in   
Man Friday (1975)
Daniel Defoe
   wrote the book adapted for the film   
Robinson Crusoe (1997)
Robinson Crusoe, La Belle Helene, Tales of Hoffman
   are all   
Operas by Offenbach






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