Cinema: A Boy & His Dolphin

Flipper's New Adventure is bright, blue-green, ebullient, and probably the next best thing to a day at the beach. But, as with most sequels, this second outing of a boy and his dolphin fails to improve on the flippertygibbet fun of the original. When Sandy (Luke Halpin) learns that Flipper is going to be taken away from him, both head for the open sea. Sandy's skiff konks out near an island paradise where he meets the wife and daughters of Sir Halsey Hopewell, held prisoner aboard his yacht by three escaped murderers.

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