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Kidnapped (1938)

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90 min | Adventure, Drama

In 1747, young David Balfour's life is threatened by his greedy uncle Ebenezer who wishes to become heir to the considerable Balfour estate.
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Director
Alfred L. Werker (as Alfred Werker)
Writers
Robert Louis Stevenson (as Robert Louis Stevenson's 'Kidnapped'/The Adventures of David Balfour) | Sonya Levien (screen play) | Eleanor Harris (screen play) | Ernest Pascal (screen play) | Edwin Blum (screen play)
Cinematographer
Gregg Toland (photography)
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Release date
May 27, 1938 (United States)

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Warner Baxter
Alan Breck Alan Breck   See fewer
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Freddie Bartholomew
David Balfour David Balfour   See fewer
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Arleen Whelan
Jean MacDonald Jean MacDonald   See fewer
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C. Aubrey Smith
Duke of Argyle Duke of Argyle   See fewer
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Reginald Owen
Captain Hoseason Captain Hoseason   See fewer
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Nigel Bruce
Neil MacDonald Neil MacDonald   See fewer
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Miles Mander
Ebenezer Balfour Ebenezer Balfour   See fewer
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H.B. Warner
Angus Rankeillor Angus Rankeillor   See fewer
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E.E. Clive
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Halliwell Hobbes
Dominie Campbell Dominie Campbell   See fewer
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Montagu Love
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Donald Haines
Ransome Ransome   See fewer
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Moroni Olsen
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Leonard Mudie
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Mary Gordon
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Billy Watson
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Kenneth Hunter
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6.8 / 10 | 253 votes