Little Ark (1972): Oscar-Nominated Children’s Tale

Directed by James B. Clark, this children film bears the signature of its producer, Robert Ramirez, who two years earlier made the wonderful family film, Sounder.

The tale concerns two Dutsch children who are swept away in a houseboat by a flood, forcing them to look for safety.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Song: Come Follow, Follow Me, music by Fred Karlin. lyrics by Marsha Karlin

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The winners of the Song Oscar were  Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn for The Morning After, from The Poseidon Adventure.