The Heroes of Scotland: Rob Roy - The True Story

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This documentary tells the story of Rob Roy, who was born Robert MacGregor in 1671 to Scottish nobility. Deprived of their estates by the English, Rob Roy and his Highland clan took to stealing cattle and selling protection against thieves, while continuing their resistance to the English. His story has been immortalized in the novel of the same name by Sir Walter Scott, and later, by a Hollywood movie. This film features reenactments, dramatizations, expert commentary, plus the beauty of the Scottish countryside...
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Overview

This documentary tells the story of Rob Roy, who was born Robert MacGregor in 1671 to Scottish nobility. Deprived of their estates by the English, Rob Roy and his Highland clan took to stealing cattle and selling protection against thieves, while continuing their resistance to the English. His story has been immortalized in the novel of the same name by Sir Walter Scott, and later, by a Hollywood movie. This film features reenactments, dramatizations, expert commentary, plus the beauty of the Scottish countryside and the bagpipes. ~ Rose of Sharon Winter
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/25/2006
  • UPC: 032031705890
  • Original Release: 1996
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  • Source: Kultur Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Language: English
  • Time: 50:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 54,056

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Heroes of Scotland: Rob Roy - The True Story
1. Introduction [6:31]
2. Early Years [2:16]
3. The MacGregor Clan [1:54]
4. Dundee and the Jacobite Cause [2:06]
5. The Highlanders of Loch Lomond [2:23]
6. The Business of Cattle Droving [2:32]
7. Seizing Land and Cattle [1:30]
8. Clash With the Duke of Montrose [3:26]
9. Escape From Entrapment [1:19]
10. Accused of High Treason [2:34]
11. Surrender to the Duke of Argyll [1:16]
12. A Failed Attempt at Capture [1:37]
13. Betrayal at the Duke of Atholl [1:48]
14. Defeat of the Jacobites [1:56]
15. Return to Balquhidder [1:43]
16. The Death of Rob Roy [4:54]
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