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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Brilliant
28 February 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It seems like ever such a long time ago that this series was shown in the UK - the fact that I remember it so well after such a long time speaks for itself! Very well acted, and filmed, and with a very evocative soundtrack - this production brings the story to life, and includes a lot of scene/parts of the story that are often left out of other productions.

Definitely a very definitive production of the story, and definitely the very best. Along with a lot of people, I would love to own a copy - is this possible.. ?? Whoever owns the copyright - PLEASE - release it for sale - PLEASE!! It's SO good! I'm sure it would sell well and be very much worth your while....


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