G | | Adventure, Drama
In eighteenth century Scotland, during the Jacobite Rebellion, David Balfour claims his inheritance from his uncle who has him shanghaied on a ship where David meets fugitive Jacobite rebel Alan Breck.
Sir Michael Caine wrote in his autobiography, he realized after three months of filming, that this movie would be a failure. He was smoking about four packs of cigarettes a day, and drinking heavily, and decided to take a break in the countryside.
Open up! Open up, I say, or I'll knock here all night! Open up!
Ebenezer Balfour: Who are you? What do you want?
Alan Breck: Ah, Mr. Balfour, is it?
Ebenezer Balfour: Aye, aye. State your business and be on your way.
Alan Breck: I can state that in one word: David!
Ebenezer Balfour: David? What's he to you?
Alan Breck: Eh, some friends of mine...
when seen in the gateway Alan has a pistol and a long dagger. When they near the rear of the cottage he's also got a strap over his right shoulder with a scabard and sword which he's lost when they leave the cottage..