film

The Master of Ballantrae | 1953 | Errol Flynn, Roger Livesey,

William Keighley’s adventure film, based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s tale, stars Errol Flynn as Jamie Durrisdeer, a Jacobite forced to flee Scotland from the English. Joining Irish adventurer Francis Burke (Roger Livesey) in the West Indies, he battles pirates for the English and in doing so, makes a small fortune. Now free to return home, he hopes to marry his sweetheart Lady Alison (Beatrice Campbell), only to find she, thinking him dead, is engaged to his brother Henry (Anthony Steel), the man who betrayed Jamie to the English…

cast
Errol Flynn as Jamie Durie
Roger Livesey as Col. Francis Burke
Anthony Steel as Henry Durie
Beatrice Campbell as Lady Alison
Mervyn Johns as MacKellar
Felix Aylmer as Lord Durrisdeer
Yvonne Furneaux as Jessie Brown
Jacques Berthier as Capt. Arnaud
Charles Goldner as Capt. Mendoza
Ralph Truman as Clarendon
Francis de Wolff as Matthew Bull
Gillian Lynne as Marianne
Moultrie Kelsall as Capt. McCauley

crew
Director: William Keighley
Script: Herb Meadow

UK | 90 minutes | 1953

Tags

Related Articles

Back to top button