Bonnie Prince Charlie | London Films 1948 | David Niven, Margaret Leighton

Bonnie Prince Charlie | London Films 1948 | David Niven, Margaret Leighton

Starring David Niven (who was born in Scotland), this tartan-drenched historical drama charts one of the great escapes: Bonnie Prince Charlie’s five-month flight from the English in 1746. The escape followed the Stuarts’ vain attempts to regain the throne from the Hanovers which ended in a crushing defeat at Culloden.

cast
David Niven as Prince Charles
Margaret Leighton as Flora MacDonald
Judy Campbell as Clementine Walkinshaw
Jack Hawkins as Lord George Murray
Morland Graham as Donald
Finlay Currie as Marquis of Tullibardine
Elwyn Brook-Jones as Duke of Cumberland
John Laurie as Blind Jimmie
Hugh Kelly as Lieutenant Ingleby
Charles Goldner as Captain Ferguson
Henry Oscar as James II
Martin Miller as George II
Franklin Dyall as Macdonald
Herbert Lomas as Kinloch Moidart
Ronald Adam as Macleod
John Longden as Captain O’Sullivan
James Hayter as Kingsburgh
Julien Mitchell as General Cope
Guy Le Feuvre as Cameron of Lochiel
Stuart Kindsdell as MacDonald of Apridale
Simon Luck as Young Alan of Moidart
Tommy Duggan as Clanranald
G.H. Mulcaster as Duke of Newcastle
Kenneth Warrington as Staff officer
Nell Ballantyne as Mrss. Kingsburgh
Hector Ross as Glenalandale

crew
Director Of Photography: Robert Krasker
Directors: Anthony Kimmins, Alexander Korda
Editor: Grace Garland
Producer: Edward Black
Music: Ian Whyte
Screenplay: Clemence Dane

UK | 136 minutes | 1948

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