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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 an 100% proof comedy classic, now digitally restored and remastered to its former glory.
- 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
Sound: Dolby Digital
Running Time: 83 minutes
Production Year: 1949
Main Language: English