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Bonnie Prince Charlie (1948)

Passed  -  Biography | Drama | History  -  16 December 1949 (Finland)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Margaret Leighton ...
Flora MacDonald
Judy Campbell ...
Clementine Walkinshaw
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Lord George Murray
Morland Graham ...
Donald
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Marquis of Tullibardine
Elwyn Brook-Jones ...
Duke of Cumberland
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Blind Jimmie
Hector Ross ...
Glenalandale
Hugh Kelly ...
Lieutenant Ingleby
Charles Goldner ...
Captain Ferguson
Henry Oscar ...
Martin Miller ...
George II
Franklin Dyall ...
Macdonald
Herbert Lomas ...
Kinloch Moidart
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16 December 1949 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Aventuras do Príncipe Charlie  »

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Trivia

Robert Coote was cast but dropped out. See more »

Goofs

When the Prince flees to Skye, "The Skye Boat Song" is heard in the background. This song was written in the 1880s, whereas the action of the film takes place in 1745-6. See more »

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Featured in Dream Me Up Scotty! (2013) See more »

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The Skye Boat Song
Lyrics by Sir Harold Boulton, tune collected by Annie MacLeod (Lady Wilson)
Sung by a choir
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Not That Bonnie But Not That Bad
24 January 2014 | by (New Malden,England) – See all my reviews

When I saw this had a rating of 4.9 and a running time of 130 mins I was expecting a disappointing long slog of a movie and I admit it's no great film by any means but it's also no way as bad as the 4.9 rating suggests. The DVD that I watched which was from The David Niven Screen Icons collection was only 112 minutes and had a good for its age unremastered colour picture that made the most of the rich colours of the costumes and landscape. Expecting it to be a longer film I saw it in two sittings and it was hard to get into at first but by about halfway I was quite engrossed by the story and thought it was well told. No doubt its failure at the box office along with its high cost has dented its reputation but that doesn't mean it's a terrible film. I would give it a 6/10.


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