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Trouble in the Glen (1954)

Approved | | Comedy | 3 December 1954 (USA)
Major Jim "Lance" Lansing, an American ex-pilot of the U.S. Air Corps, returns to Scotland after the war and finds much trouble in the glen where he settles because of the high-handed ... See full summary »

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Marissa Mengues
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Sanin Cejador y Mengues
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Maj. Jim 'Lance' Lansing
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Parlan
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Malcolm
Eddie Byrne ...
Dinny Sullivan
Archie Duncan ...
Nolly Dukes
Gudrun Ure ...
Dandy Dinmont (as Ann Gudrun)
Moultrie Kelsall ...
Luke Carnoch
Margaret McCourt ...
Alsuin
Alex McCrindle ...
Keegan
Mary Mackenzie ...
Kate Carnoch
Peter Sinclair ...
Angus - the Ghillie
Jack Watling ...
Sammy Weller
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Major Jim "Lance" Lansing, an American ex-pilot of the U.S. Air Corps, returns to Scotland after the war and finds much trouble in the glen where he settles because of the high-handed activities of the local laird, Sandy Mengues, a wealthy South American who, with his daughter Marissa, has returned to the land of his forefathers. Led by Lansing, the people eventually prevail upon Mengues to restore peace to the glen, but not before a brief and unconvincing fight between Lansing and Dukes, the Mengues foreman. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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3 December 1954 (USA)  »

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Révolte dans la vallée  »

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Song of the Broken Clan
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Music and Lyrics by Anthony Collins
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Not Orson's finest
8 June 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Quite entertaining in a 1950's style.

Classed a comedy but not a rib-tickler.

Orson plays the Laird, a wealthy South American. Of course he comes over as .......Orson Welles.

There is a smattering of bagpipes, and the usual strained Scots accents, irritating or part of the charm - depending on your views. Mischief, poaching, local rivalries, an invalid girl and Margaret Lockwood all thrown into the mix. (Ms Lockwood looking particularly vivacious.)

Location Note: As Forrest Tucker arrives in the "Scottish" village in an early scene, the live location is actually in front of the Church House Inn, in Harberton, near Totnes, South Devon.


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