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In the Jacobite Rising of 1745, the Young Pretender Bonnie Prince Charlie leads an insurrection to overthrow the Protestant House of Hanover and restore his family, the Catholic branch of the House of Stuart, to the British throne.
One of the very rare films where David Niven doesn't appear with his trademark mustache.
When the Prince flees to Skye, "The Skye Boat Song" is heard in the background. This song was written in the 1880s, whereas the action of the film takes place in 1745-6.
Cut to 118 minutes after its initial release. Many TV prints of "Bonnie Prince Charlie" run 100 minutes.
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