Robert Louis Stevenson would turn over, nay, spin in his grave if he were to see the liberties taken with his classic novel; however, this is one of those rare times when the adaptation does the original justice. Just about every British actor living in Hollywood was used in the picture and
their presence lent credibility to the story. In the final years of the 18th century, with the British cruelly subduing the forces of Scottish rebellion, David Balfour (Freddie Bartholomew), the young heir to a fortune, is set up by his evil uncle to be kidnaped and sent to sea. However, David
meets Alan Breck (Warner Baxter), a fugitive from the British authorities and a rebel ...