Treasure of Matecumbe

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Treasure of Matecumbe
Treasure of Matecumbe poster.jpg
Directed by Vincent McEveety
Produced by Bill Anderson
Ron Miller
Written by Don Tait
Based on A Journey to Matecumbe 
by Robert Lewis Taylor
Starring Johnny Doran
Billy Atmore
Robert Foxworth
Joan Hackett
Peter Ustinov
Vic Morrow
Music by Buddy Baker
Cinematography Frank V. Phillips
Edited by Cotton Warburton
Distributed by Buena Vista Distribution
Release dates
  • July 1, 1976 (1976-07-01)
Running time 117 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Treasure of Matecumbe is a Walt Disney Productions family adventure film released in 1976, directed by Vincent McEveety. It was based on the novel A Journey to Matecumbe by Robert Lewis Taylor. The plot involves a boy (Johnny Doran) and his companion (Billy Atmore) who run away from home to hunt for treasure. The filming locations were in Danville, Kentucky, Sacramento River at Colusa, California and Walt Disney Golden Oak Ranch in California. The final scene at a beached shipwreck was filmed at Walt Disney World's Discovery Island.


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