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The Dove (1974)

The true story of a 16 year old (Robin Lee Graham, played by Joseph Bottoms) who sailed alone around the world in a 23 foot sloop named "The Dove". On his journey he meets and falls in love... See full summary »

Director:

Charles Jarrott

Writers:

Robin Lee Graham (novel), Derek Gill (novel) | 2 more credits »
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joseph Bottoms ... Robin Lee Graham
Deborah Raffin ... Patti Ratteree
John McLiam ... Lyle Graham
Dabney Coleman ... Charles Huntley
John Anderson ... Mike Turk
Colby Chester ... Tom Barkley
Ivor Barry Ivor Barry ... Kenniston
Setoki Ceinaturoga Setoki Ceinaturoga ... Young Fijian
Reverend Nikula Reverend Nikula ... Minister
Apenisa Naigulevu Apenisa Naigulevu ... Cruise Ship Captain
John Meillon ... Tim
Gordon Glenwright Gordon Glenwright ... Darwin Harbour Master
Garth Meade Garth Meade ... South African Customs Official
Peter Gwynne Peter Gwynne ... Fred C. Pearson
Cecily Polson Cecily Polson ... Mrs. Castaldi
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Storyline

The true story of a 16 year old (Robin Lee Graham, played by Joseph Bottoms) who sailed alone around the world in a 23 foot sloop named "The Dove". On his journey he meets and falls in love with a young woman (Patti Ratteree, played by Deborah Raffin) who is also traveling around the world. The story follows Robin around the world to many beautiful locals, as he grows from a boy to a man, finds himself, and finds the love of his life. Written by John Korb

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From the prize-winning book about the boy who sailed around the world on a 23-foot sloop. See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

September 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Entre Dois Destinos See more »

Filming Locations:

Australia See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

St. George See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This was produced by Gregory Peck, and he was very active during its promotion. See more »

Soundtracks

Sail the Summer Winds
Music by John Barry
Lyrics by Don Black
Sung by Lyn Paul
ABC Records ABDP-852
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Likeable and well-made story.
22 April 1999 | by craig-64See all my reviews

True story about 16 year old American Robin Lee Graham who becomes the youngest ever person to sail around the world. Joseph Bottoms does very well portraying the young man and is well supported by Deborah Raffin. What makes the film, however, is the direction. I give 6/10


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