When young David Balfour arrives at his uncle's to claim his inheritance, his relative tries to murder him, then has him shipped off to be sold as a slave in the colonies. Luckily for the lad, he strikes up a friendship.
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 Alan Breck Stewart (13 episodes, 1978)
Ekkehardt Belle ...
 David Balfour (13 episodes, 1978)
Aude Landry ...
 Catriona (12 episodes, 1978)
Bill Simpson ...
 James of the Glens (9 episodes, 1978)
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 More (8 episodes, 1978)
John Carlisle ...
 Mungo Campbell (7 episodes, 1978)
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 Prestongrange (6 episodes, 1978)
Joseph Brady ...
 Neil (6 episodes, 1978)
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When young David Balfour arrives at his uncle's to claim his inheritance, his relative tries to murder him, then has him shipped off to be sold as a slave in the colonies. Luckily for the lad, he strikes up a friendship.

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12 June 1979 (France)  »

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David Balfour kalandjai  »

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(13 parts) | (4 episodes)
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The series is based on two novels of Robert Louis Stevenson: "Kidnapped" and its sequel "Catriona". Most of the other "Kidnapped" TV and movie adaptations are based only on the first novel. See more »

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Version of Kidnapped (1938) See more »

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Wonderful series from the 70s
14 February 2008 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

I remember this TV-series vividly. I was 8, perhaps 9, and the music David's Theme stayed with me to this very day. Wonderful, beautiful, sad.

As far as I recall the acting was great but then again I was 9. I have been wanting to see it again for somewhat 30 years now - who knows what I will think of it now? Silly? Poorly made?

Well, I can easily imagine myself being back in the late 70s completely enthralled by the story and the music. And I so want to show it to my kids. I know, back then, this series changed my little universe a bit.

I discovered that this particular version is available again on http://www.networkdvd.net/product_info.php?products_id=549 I will definitely buy it. Hope it's the right one!!! Don't shoot me if I'm wrong.


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