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Kidnapped (1960)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Drama | 24 February 1960 (USA)
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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Mr. Shuan
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The Highlander
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Colin Campbell
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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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SWASHBUCKLING ADVENTURE! FLASHING SWORDS AND RAGING SEAS...as soldiers of fortune fight for their lives! See more »


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Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.75 : 1
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The film takes place in 1751. 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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its a great film but Finch steals it.
18 June 2008 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This a rollicking good story and even if you not seen the movie for many years you are in for a pleasant surprise. The scenery is wonderful and there are wonderful characters in the film and plenty of excitement. The scenes of the grand old ships on the mighty ocean really do look rather like boats in a bath tub but forget all that its a finely paced adventure movie. There are a few of Disneys favourite young actors in it and they are all very good but its Peter Finch who brings that special distinction to the film. He was a brilliant actor and even though its a Disney kids flick he gives it all he has got. Finch is brilliant and it is his film. There is a lovely scene with the incredibly handsome Peter O Toole.


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