Writing by: H. Kaye Dyal – story
B.J. Nelson – screenplay
B.J. Nelson – story
Produced by: Leslie DeMeuse – executive producer
Roy Edward Disney – executive producer
Morgan Sackett – producer
Cast: Kate Theisen – Herself
Chris Branning – Himself
Chris Schubert – Himself
Charlie Enright – Himself
Jesse Fielding – Himself
Pieter van Os – Himself
Graham Brant-Zawadzki – Himself
Kit Will – Herself
Jeremy Wilmot – Himself
Genny Tulloch – Herself
Robbie Kane – Himself
Music: Francesco De Masi
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Plot Outline: Fifteen young sailors… six months of intense training… one chance at the brass ring. This documentary…
Plot: Fifteen young sailors… six months of intense training… one chance at the brass ring. This documentary tells the story of a group of intrepid and determined young men and women, on the cusp of adulthood, as they embark on lifes first great adventure. Racing a high-performance 52-foot sloop in the TRANSPAC, the most revered of open-ocean sailing competitions, the crew of “Morning Light” matches wits and skills in a dramatic 2300 mile showdown against top professionals. From their earliest training sessions in Hawaii conducted by world-class teachers through their test of endurance on the high seas, they form an unbreakable bond in the process of becoming a singular team that is greater than the sum of its parts.
Crazy Credits: We know about 1 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
Director of Atmosphere was awarded to Dory Ben-Ami (8 years old at the time) and Jim Lott (78 years old at the time)
Goofs: We know about 1 goofs. Here comes one of them:
Revealing mistakes: During the train sequence in “The Official Visit”, a close-up shows that the warning notice on the wall is written in gibberish.
Trivia: There are 8 entries in the trivia list – like these:
- The Smurfs came to be on television when then-NBC president Fred Silverman saw how much his daughter liked a Smurf doll she had been given.
- The Smurfs made their debut in 1958 in a comic strip drawn by Pierre “Peyo” Culliford in the Belgian magazine Spirou.
- In France the episodes with Johan and Peewit are considered as different TV series and therefore distributed with a different title: “Johan et Pirlouit” (1985).