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The Highlander


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by Robert Kemp.
[Starring] The Edinburgh Gateway Company
Film sequences by the BBC Film Unit, Scotland
From the BBC's television studio in Scotland


Writer: Robert Kemp
Producer: Finlay J. MacDonald
Designer: Robert MacGowan
Shona Cameron: June Shields
Donald Macleod: William Simpson
Mr Spottiswoode: James Gibson
Miss Stobo: Lennox Milne
Mrs Devlin: Effie Morrison
Nurse Bacon: Pamela Rain
Dr Mackenzie: Michael Elder
Carol Delaunay: Iris Russell
Charlie: Brian Carey
Major Geoffrey Stobo: Tom Fleming
Waitress: Anne Scotland
Wilson: Gino Coia
Superintendent Doubtfire: John Young
Secretary: Evelyn Elliot
Electrician: Norman Fraser
Policeman: Walter Graham

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