No True Scotsman Blogathon, Who’s Doing What


A hopefully not so wee list of who’s doing what…


Celebrating the Scottish accent in those films and TV Shows.



Check out my Announcement Post…HERE for details of this blogathon.

If you are wanting to join in the fun. Those films with a maximum of two duplicates are highlighted with a *.   Here’s who is doing what,  with both the character and their topic…


Realweegiemidget ReviewsMcMillan & Wife, S3 eP1 Death of a Monster Birth of a Legend (1973) (English born American Roddy McDowall as Jamie McMillan)

The Film Grump… Braveheart (1995) (American Mel Gibson as William Wallace) and Outlaw King (2018) (American Chris Pine as Robert the Bruce)

Film Authority… Highlander (1986) (American-French Christopher Lambert as Connor MacLeod)*

Taking Up Room… Christy TV show (Australian Stewart Finlay-McLennan as Dr McNeil)

A Shroud of Thoughts… Rob Roy (1995) (Liam Neeson as Rob Roy)

Stabford Deathrage… Highlander (1986) (American-French Christopher Lambert as Connor MacLeod) (1986)*

K Sturton… Black Sea (2015) (English Jude Law as Robinson)

The Craggus… Star Trek: The Next Generation episode, Sub Rosa (1994) (Irishman Shay Duffin as Ned Quint) and Doctor Who episode, Terror Of The Zygons (1975) (English John Woodnutt as the Duke of Forgill).

Shadowplay… Macbeth (1948) (American Orson Welles as Macbeth)*

Thoughts all Sorts… Trainspotting (1996) (English Jonny Lee Miller as Sick Boy)

Critica Retro… The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969) (English Maggie Smith as Jean Brodie)*

Diary of a Movie Maniac… A Man Called Peter (1955) (Irish-British Richard Todd as Peter). And maybe American-British-Irish Patrick McGoohanThe Three Lives of Thomasina (1963).

Hamlette’s Soliloquy… Kidnapped (1959) (American James MacArthur and Englishman Peter Finch)

Films from Beyond the Time Barrier… I Bury the Living (1958) (Austrian Theodore Bikel as Andy McKee)

John Rieber… The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969) (English Maggie Smith as Jean Brodie)* and The Wicker Man (English Edward Woodward as Sergeant Howie)

The Stop Button… Macbeth (1948) (American Orson Welles as Macbeth)*

Phyllis Loves Her Classic Movies… The Ghost Goes West (1936) (Robert Donat as Murdoch Glourie)

18 Cinema Lane… Brave (2012) (English Emma Thompson as Elinor)

The Flapper Dame… The Rare Breed (1966) (American Brian Keith as Bowen)

Spirochaete Trail… Sport Goofy in Soccermania (1987) (American Will Ryan as Scrooge McDuck)

Silver Screen Classics… Article on the historical accuracy of Scottish accents on film and how these accents often denote character tropes for audiences

Caftan Woman… Wagon Train, The Annie MacGregor Story, Season 1 (English Jeannie Carson as Annie)

Films in Scotland… Kidnapped (1971) (English Michael Caine as Alan Breck)

Miss en Scene… Wild Rose (2018) (Irish Jessie Buckley as Rose Lynne)

Movie Rob… The Eagle (2011) (English, Jamie Bell as Esca) and A Shot At Glory (2000) (American Robert Duvall as Gordon McLeod)

In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood… I Love Lucy, Lucy Goes to Scotland (1956) (Cuban Desi Arnaz as Ricky)

The Classic Movie Muse…  Brigadoon (1954) (American Cyd Charisse as Fiona Campbell)

Dell on Movies… The Loch Ness Horror (1982) (Doc Livingstone as Jack Stuart)

Pfeiffer Pfilms and Meg Movies…  (imagined movie) The Witch of Weehawken (1992), (American Kathy Bates as the Scottish, Annie Reed)

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