1. Robinson Crusoe on Mars, 1964, dir. Byron Haskin
I think that is a misplaced modifier in my list title, but I can’t think of a way to reword it that isn’t super awkward. Adaptations set in space of eighteenth century novels? That sounds bad. I think it is probably obvious that I mean adaptations set in space and not eighteenth century novels set in space? Are there any eighteenth century novels that are set in space? Please let me know if so.
Anyhow, Robinson Crusoe on Mars is in the Criterion Collection, so you know it is good. Here is a movie poster: