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The boxcar children. Surprise Island


The Alden children have a home with their grandfather now, but their adventures are just beginning! The first surprise comes when they learn they'll be spending the summer on their private island. A kind stranger who lives there is always happy to help the children out, but does this new friend have a secret?

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  • 1 videodisc (82 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches
  • digital optical surround Dolby Digital 5.1
  • video file DVD video region 1

Target Audience Note: Canadian Home Video Rating: Not rated.

Other Title:

  • Surprise Island
  • container of (work): Boxcar Children, Surprise Island (Motion picture) [DVD].


  • Title from container.
  • Based on the novel by Gertrude Chandler Warner.
  • Originally released as an animated film in 2018.
  • Special features: Interviews with cast & crew; Interview with the composer; Behind-the-scenes interview with the sound editing and mixing team.
  • Wide screen (1.78:1).
  • Music, Kenneth Burgomaster ; editor, Michael Rafferty ; animation, W2 Studio.
  • Voices of: Joey King, Martin Sheen, J. K. Simmons, Griffin Gluck, Dane Dehaan.
  • DVD ; widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1.
  • For private home use only.
  • In English; English, French, or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).

Publisher or Distributor Number: SF18338

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