KIDNAPPERS, the

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions

Genres:

  • Historical

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: KIDNAPPERS, the

Reference number: 3637

Date: 1953

Director: d. Philip Leacock

Sponsor: J. Arthur Rank

Production company: Nolbandov - Parkyn

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Certificate: U

Colour: bw

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 90.00 mins

Description: A story of a Scots settlement in the Canadian Province of Nova Scotia centring around the tale of two orphan boys sent to the province and into the care of their stern grandfather played by Duncan Macrae. They long for a pet dog and when, in the woods, they discover not a dog but a baby, they decide that this must be their pet. The film although portraying Nova Scotia was actually shot in Scotland in both Glen Affric and Glen Moriston.

alt. title in USA THE LITTLE KIDNAPPERS.

The film, although portraying Nova Scotia, was actually shot in Scotland in both Glen Affric and Glen Moriston.

Credits: The J. Arthur Rank Organisation presents THE KIDNAPPERS by Neil Paterson
with Duncan Macrae, Jean Anderson, Theodore Bikel, Adrienne Corri, and John Whiteley as Harry Vincent Winter as Davy, Christopher Beeny, Jameson Clark, Howard Connell, John Rae, Ja

Shotlist: A story of a Scots settlement in the Canadian Province of Nova Scotia centring around the tale of two orphan boys sent to the province and into the care of their stern grandfather played by Duncan Macrae. They long for a pet dog and when, in the woods, they discover not a dog but a baby, they decide that this must be their pet. The film although portraying Nova Scotia was actually shot in Scotland in both Glen Affric and Glen Moriston (90.00)