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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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Just a Wee Drap Oot the Bottle
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Written by Jock McKay
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The colour isn't too bad!
17 April 2002 | by (Leicester,England) – See all my reviews

Actually videoed and watched this film 'cos the film review book I was flicking through said it had the "most garish colour ever committed to celluloid". Well I have to say that it isn't so bad after all. And it's something that I wish was made more often today, a harmless and interesting diversion from life's problems, just sit back and forget about it all. Other films like this are John Wayne westerns and 50's film noir B movies. All are totally watchable if you are truly prepared to switch off from the year 2002, and more so than the contemporary offerings. Anyway, it's advertised as an Orson Welles film - he doesn't exactly spend a lot of time in it does he? ( Perhaps he was paid by the frame!)

Interesting -- umm, 7 /10, agreed?, agreed!


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