A rousing adventure film with Niven in one of his best roles as Charles Stuart, who claimed the British throne since the Stuarts had been kings of Scotland and England for several hundred years until the House of Hanover usurped them. The film opens with the young prince sailing from
France and landing in Scotland in 1745. He has difficulty in persuading many clan members that he is, indeed, the real Prince Charles, but Scots patriots Leighton, Currie, and others manage to convince the clan leaders that he is who he says he is. The clans rally to his side; in one stirring
scene Niven addresses the collected thousands, urging them to follow him in overthrowing the c...