Treasure Island in Outer Space

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Treasure Island in Outer Space (Il Pianeta Del Tesoro - Treasure Planet)
Genre sci-fi
Starring Itaco Nardulli
Anthony Quinn
Ernest Borgnine
David Warbeck
Composer(s) Gianfranco Plenizio
Country of origin Italy
West Germany
No. of episodes 5
Running time 500 mins. (miniseries)
120 mins. (film)
Original network RAI 2
Original release 1987

Treasure Island in Outer Space (original: Il Pianeta Del Tesoro - Treasure Planet) is a 1987 science fiction Italian and German television miniseries directed by Antonio Margheriti.


It is based on the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, setting the story in space in the year 2300.



The series was produced by RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana in co-production with West Germany and France, and directed by Anthony M. Dawson (Antonio Margheriti). It is the biggest sci-fi production of Italian television.

The miniseries of 5 episodes of 100 min was originally aired in Italy from November 19, 1987 on RAI Due channel. It was also adapted as a 120 min film. The miniseries is also known as Space Island (UK and Norway, USA on VHS) and Der Schatz im All (Germany).

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