Whisky Galore - Digitally Remastered (80 Years of Ealing) DVD

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Whisky Galore! ranks among the most popular and best-loved of Ealing Studio’s comedies, included on the British Film Institute’s list of the 100 Best British films of the 20th Century. When a ship carrying 50,000 cases of whisky runs aground, the inhabitants of a Scottish island cannot resist the temptation to replenish their depleted supplies. Only an English Home Guard captain, brilliantly played by Basil Greenwood, stands in their way. The first film from Ealing stalwart Alexander Mackendrick, who went on to direct The Ladykillers and The Man In The White Suit,... Whisky Galore! is a 100% proof comedy classic, now digitally restored and remastered to its former glory. [show more]

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Released
08 August 2011
Directors
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Format
DVD 
Publisher
Optimum Home Entertainment 
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Runtime
81 minutes 
Features
PAL 
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5055201815644 
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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play.  When a ship carrying 50,000 cases of whisky runs aground, the inhabitants of a Scottish island cannot resist the temptation to replenish their depleted supplies. Only an English Home Guard captain (brilliantly played by Basil Greenwood) stands in their way. Actors Basil Radford, Catherine Lacey, Bruce Seton, Joan Greenwood, Wylie Watson, Gabrielle Blunt, Gordon Jackson, Jean Cadell, James Robertson Justice, Morland Graham, John Gregson, James Woodburn, James Anderson & Jameson Clark Director Alexander Mackendrick Certificate PG Year 1949 Screen Fullscreen 1.33:1 Languages English

Classic Ealing comedy. During the Second World War, the inhabitants of a small Hebridean island are wilting under a chronic shortage of whisky. When a ship is wrecked on the shore, it is discovered to contain 50,000 cases of malt, which are promptly appropriated by the menfolk of the island. All is well until an English Home Guard commander - determined to see the whisky restored to its rightful owners - calls in Her Majesty's Customs, and the islanders make frantic attempts to hide their treasured alcoholic booty!

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