In Scotland in 1751, young David Balfour is shanghaied aboard a ship where he meets Jacobite rebel Alan Breck Stewart with whom he escapes to the Scottish Highlands, dodging the redcoats.

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Kidnapped and cheated out of his inheritance, young David Balfour falls in with a Jacobite adventurer, Alan Breck Stewart. Falsely accused of murder, they must flee across the Highlands, evading the redcoats. Written by Cleo <frede005@maroon.tc.umn.edu>

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24 February 1960 (USA)  »

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Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped  »

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Duncan Macrae (The Highlander) would later play Ebenezer Balfour in Kidnapped (1963). See more »

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When David and Alan are reunited, Alan swears an oath to being innocent. In a brief close-up his beard changes. See more »

Quotes

Robin MacGregor: [after Alan Breck Stewart has taken his turn to play the pipes] It's the God's truth. You're a creditable piper - for a Stewart.
Alan Breck Stewart: [when Robin MacGregor starts to play the pipes] Enough. You can play the pipes. Make the most of that.
[MacGregor smiles and continues playing]
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Read droits_de_l_homme review
14 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I know an honest appraisal when I see one. Add to that droits_de_l_homme is from Scotland so he knows what he is talking about. I just know I have always loved this movie. I have always been a fan of classic writers like Stevenson and Dickens. This Disney movie is long overdue for putting on DVD. Why such a great piece of work with a stellar cast has not been put on DVD before now is beyond me. I bought the VHS many years ago and I am glad I did as it is OOP now. If you are lucky enough to catch it on TV I am sure you will agree it is a masterpiece of family entertainment with an accurate depiction of Scottish history thrown in for good measure. I always hoped this would come out on DVD with Disney talking about the story behind it as he often did when these were made for the Disney TV show.


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