Whisky Galore! – 1949
Movie: Whisky Galore!
Also Known As: Tight Little Island
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Cast: Basil Radford, Catherine Lacey, Bruce Seton, Joan Greenwood, Wylie Watson, Gabrielle Blunt, Gordon Jackson, Jean Cadell, James Robertson Justice, Morland Graham…
Rated: 7.4/10 from 1,843 votes on IMDb
Tagline: A Highland fling on a tight little island
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Plot: Based on a true story. The name of the real ship, that sunk Feb 5 1941 – during WWII – was S/S Politician. Having left Liverpool two days earlier, heading for Jamaica, it sank outside Eriskay, The Outer Hebrides, Scotland, in bad weather, containing 250,000 bottles of whisky. The locals gathered as many bottles as they could, before the proper authorities arrived, and even today, bottles are found in the sand or in the sea every other year.
Release Date: (USA)
Directors: Alexander Mackendrick
Writers: Compton MacKenzie, Compton MacKenzie
Languages: English, Gaelic
Location: Allasdale, Barra, Western Isles, Scotland, UK
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