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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
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Dinny Sullivan
Archie Duncan ...
Nolly Dukes
Gudrun Ure ...
Dandy Dinmont (as Ann Gudrun)
Moultrie Kelsall ...
Luke Carnoch
Margaret McCourt ...
Alsuin
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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)  »

Also Known As:

Révolte dans la vallée  »

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1.37 : 1
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Just a Wee Drap Oot the Bottle
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An Interesting Film
26 November 2000 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

I saw this film in the mid fifties while in the Navy and was struck by Welles's performance along with Tucker and McLaglen. A subtle comment on social divisions, showing the Gypsy "Tinks" or itinerant tinkers of Scotland who form a class of social pariahs. The storyline is a bit thin but the two great blusterers, Tucker and McLaglen make it worth the price of admission...although I believe I saw this film on the hangerdeck of the USS Bonhomme Richard CVA-31 in 1955 for free...


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