PG certificateThe Master of Ballantrae is a Film programme that first aired in 1953 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The Master of Ballantrae is a 3 star programme

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The Master of Ballantrae (1953)

Directed by
William Keighley

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 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, only to find she, thinking him dead, is engaged to his brother Henry, the man who betrayed Jamie to the English.

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1953

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Colour


Errol Flynn...Jamie Durie
Roger Livesey...Col. Francis Burke
Anthony Steel...Henry Durie
Beatrice Campbell...Lady Alison
Yvonne Furneaux...Jessie Brown
Felix Aylmer...Lord Durrisdeer
Image for Mervyn JohnsMervyn Johns...MacKellar
Charles Goldner...Mendoza
Ralph Truman...Maj. Clarendon
Francis de Wolff...Matthew Bull
Jacques Berthier...Cap. Arnaud
Charles Carson...Col. Banks
Moultrie Kelsall...MacCauley
Gillian Lynne...Marianne
Jackie Taylor
Stephen Vercoe