A 1969 Walt Disney adventure film directed by Robert Butler and produced by Ron Miller. It stars a young Kurt Russell, Glenn Corbett and Alfred Burke. It was originally broadcast in 3 parts on Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color in the United States under the title The Secret of Boyne Castle, then re-edited for a European theatrical release under the English title, Guns in the Heather. It was re-broadcast on American television in 1978 under the title Spy-Busters. The story is based on the 1963 novel Guns in the Heather, by Lockhart Amerman. The film was primarily shot on location in Ireland (St. Flannan's College in Ennis, Corkscrew Hill, Corofin and Kilfenora, Co. Clare feature) with additional scenes shot at Pinewood Studios near London, England.

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The Secret of Boyne Castle (1969)

Family/Adventure · 2h 23m

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A 1969 Walt Disney adventure film directed by Robert Butler and produced by Ron Miller. It stars a young Kurt Russell, Glenn Corbett and Alfred Burke. It was originally broadcast in 3 parts on Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color in the United States under the title The Secret of Boyne Castle, then re-edited for a European theatrical release under the English title, Guns in the Heather. It was re-broadcast on American television in 1978 under the title Spy-Busters. The story is based on the 1963 novel Guns in the Heather, by Lockhart Amerman. The film was primarily shot on location in Ireland (St. Flannan's College in Ennis, Corkscrew Hill, Corofin and Kilfenora, Co. Clare feature) with additional scenes shot at Pinewood Studios near London, England.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Countries

Ireland, United Kingdom

Production Company

Walt Disney Productions
Cast
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Glenn Corbett

Tom
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Alfred Burke

Kersner
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Kurt Russell

Rich
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Patrick Barr

Lord Boyne
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Hugh McDermott

Carleton
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Patrick Westwood

Levick
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Eddie Byrne

Bailey
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Godfrey Quigley

Meister
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Kevin Stoney

Enhardt
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Shay Gorman

Headmaster
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Niall Toibin

Kettering
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Ernst Walder

Vollos
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Robert Bernal

Sgt. Clune
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Vincent Dowling

Maston
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John Horton

Stafford
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J. G. Devlin

Muldoon
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Nicola Davies

Kathleen
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Gerry Alexander

Paddy
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Eamon Morrissey

Hennessey
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Declan Mulholland

Retchick
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Mary Larkin

Mary
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Paul Farrell

Groundskeeper
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Patrick Dawson

as Paddy Dawson
Crew
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Robert Butler

Director
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Lockhart Amerman

Writer
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Herman Groves

Writer
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Ron Miller

Producer
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Buddy Baker

Music
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Michael Reed

Cinematograpy
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Peter Boita

Editor
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Albert Witherick

Art
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Christopher Lancaster

Sound
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