The Low Road

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Episode #17
Aired 1947-09-29

This is a Scottish story. It's based on the famous old saying: "Ye'll tak' the high-road, and I'll take the Low Road – och, aye, and I'll be in Scotland afore ye." People take it lightly, but it's a serious matter. The Low Road is the last way home for the Scot who dies beyond the Border.

This is a story of family, of brothers separated and brought back together. It's a story of love and hatred alongside the ancient banks of Loch Lomond.

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Ye'll tak' the high road and I'll tak' the Low Road. And I'll be in Scotland afore ye...

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