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Campbell's Kingdom (1957)





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Based on a novel by Hammond Innes, the British Campbell's Kingdom is set in the Canadian Rockies. Dirk Bogarde plays Bruce Campbell, a British aristocrat who has been given only six months to live. Inheriting a financially troubled Canadian valley, Campbell finds a new lease on life as he champions the cause of the local citizenry. He is particually effective in standing up to the eco-unfriendly excesses of contractor Owen Morgan (Stanley Baker), whose ethically-challenged dam project threatens to flood the valley. Methodically paced, Campbell's Kingdom rewards the viewer's patience with an abundance of action highlights, the best of which is reserved for last. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Dirk Bogarde
as Bruce Campbell
Stanley Baker
as Owen Morgan
Michael Craig
as Boy Bladen
Barbara Murray
as Jean Lucas
James Robertson Justice
as James MacDonald
Athene Seyler
as Miss Abigail
Sidney James
as Timid Driver
Mary Merrall
as Miss Ruth
Peter Illing
as The Doctor
Richard McNamara
as The Stranger
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For what seems a pretty trite story, it develops some good dramatic action, romance, and interest in the main characters.

August 29, 2011 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

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