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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 »

Director:

Herbert Wilcox

Writers:

Frank S. Nugent (screenplay), Maurice Walsh (story)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Margaret Lockwood ... Marissa Mengues
Orson Welles ... Sanin Cejador y Mengues
Forrest Tucker ... Maj. Jim 'Lance' Lansing
Victor McLaglen ... Parlan MacFarr
John McCallum ... Malcolm MacFarr
Eddie Byrne ... Dinny Sullivan
Archie Duncan Archie Duncan ... Nolly Dukes
Gudrun Ure Gudrun Ure ... Dandy Dinmont (as Ann Gudrun)
Moultrie Kelsall ... Luke Carnoch
Margaret McCourt Margaret McCourt ... Alsuin
Alex McCrindle ... Keegan
Mary Mackenzie Mary Mackenzie ... Kate Carnoch
Peter Sinclair 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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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 December 1954 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Révolte dans la vallée See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Trucolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Featured in Dream Me Up Scotty! (2013) See more »

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Song of the Broken Clan
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Music and Lyrics by Anthony Collins
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A poor film
28 September 2005 | by MovieAddict2016See all my reviews

U.S. Air Corps Major Lance Lansing (Forrest Tucker) returns to Scotland after WWII to a small glen, where he makes his home due to the laird, Sanin Mengues (Orson Welles), a wealthy South American who's returned to his ancestors' land with his daughter, Marilla (Margaret Lockwood).

Everyone in the glen tries to persuade Mengues to bring piece to their homes, only to have Lansing and Parlan (Victor McLaglen), the Mengues foreman, get in a fight together.

This was listed in my UK TV schedule as a good film and they have it a three-star rating. They made it sound like it was a film about Orson Welles visiting Scotland after the war, which is far from the actual plot.

Welles really chews up the scenery - in a bad way. He's funny but also quite annoying and seems out of place. Lockwood is given little to do but be pretty. Tucker is so-so.

I was disappointed because I was expecting something entertaining and "classy," whereas instead I got a boring, dull and sappy "nice" movie without any real positive traits.

It's not terrible, it's just not very good.


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