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    Unique ID Code: 0000143796
    Added by: Stuart McLean
    Added on: 31/7/2011 17:48
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    Whisky Galore (80 Years of Ealing)

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    Certificate: PG
    Running Time: 1 Hour 23 Mins
    Retail Price: £12.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    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.

    Special Features:
    The Feature: digitally restored & remastered
    Introduction by George Perry, author of 'Forever Ealing'
    Audio commentary by British cinema expert John Ellis
    Distilling Whisky Galore! - 52 minute doc including interviews with Alexander Mackendrick and his crew
    Whisky Galore: A Personal History - 20 minute recounting of the original events from islander Angus Campbell
    Interview with Hilary Mackendrick, wife of Alexander Mackendrick

    Video Tracks:
    Fullscreen 1.33:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Mono 2.0

    Subtitle Tracks:
    English HOH

    Directed By:
    Alexander Mackendrick

    Written By:

    Basil Radford ... Captain Paul Waggett
    Catherine Lacey ... Mrs. Waggett
    Bruce Seton ... Sergeant Odd
    Joan Greenwood ... Peggy Macroon
    Wylie Watson ... Joseph Macroon
    Gabrielle Blunt ... Catriona Macroon
    Gordon Jackson ... George Campbell
    Jean Cadell ... Mrs. Campbell
    James Robertson Justice ... Dr. Maclaren
    Morland Graham ... The Biffer
    John Gregson ... Sammy MacCodrun
    Duncan Macrae ... Angus McCormac

    Soundtrack By:
    Ernest Irving (based on old Scottish tunes)

    Director of Photography:
    Gerald Gibbs

    Joseph Sterling
    Charles Crichton

    Michael Balcon .... producer
    Monja Danischewsky .... associate producer (as M. Danischewsky)

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