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Tight Little Island (Whisky Galore!) (1949)

Tight Little Island
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Basil Radford

Basil Radford

Captain Paul Waggett
Catherine Lacey

Catherine Lacey

Mrs. Waggett
Bruce Seton

Bruce Seton

Sergeant Odd
Joan Greenwood

Joan Greenwood

Peggy Macroon
Wylie Watson

Wylie Watson

Joseph Macroon
Gabrielle Blunt

Gabrielle Blunt

Catriona Macroon
Gordon Jackson

Gordon Jackson

George Campbell
Jean Cadell

Jean Cadell

Mrs. Campbell


Written by
Angus MacPhail

Angus MacPhail

(screenplay)


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When a Scottish island falls prey to a whisky shortage, the islanders are desolate. But, when by chance, a ship is sunk with a cargo of 50,000 cases of whisky, they see their salvation. But first they must outwit the English Home Guard commander who is determined to protect the cargo at all costs.
Release date: 25 December 1949
UPC: 013131345896
Comedy (5), British (5), 1949 (3), Scotland (3), Shipwreck (3), Based On Novel (2), Beach (2), Smuggling (2), Ferry (2), Based On True Story (2), Marriage Proposal (1), Roadblock (1), AE (1), Sergeant (1), Hebrides (1), 1940s (1), Schoolteacher (1), Home Guard (1), Highland Fling (1), Fog (1)
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"1st viewing, PC/TV 6 April 2014 Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick"


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"Whisky Galore!(1949)Director: Alexander Mackendrick 24 82 mins 0 680 87% 46 "


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"26.5. Viskin loppuminen masentaa skotlantilaisen saaren miehet. Tärkeilevä kapteeni ei halua saarelaisten pelastavan uppoavaa viskilastia. Fundamentalistiuskovainen kääkkä piinaa upseeripoikaansa. Toista upseeria kiristää puolestaan tuleva appiukko. Muutamassa kohtaa ihan kunnolla naurattavaa, kaiken kaikkiaan hyväntuulista ja viehättävän autenttista Ealing-komediaa."


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"26.5.2013 Ilmeisesti hyvinkin arvostettu elokuva noin pisteytysten perusteella. Minä kun en saanut tästä irti yhtään MITÄÄN. 80 minuutin aikana ei tapahdu mitään kiinnostavaa, huumori ei kolahtanut sitten yhtään (jos sellasta edes huomasin), hahmot olivat ihan helvetin epäkiinnostavia jne. Ei kauhean vakuuttava tapa tutustua Ealing-kamaan."


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"aka Whisky Galore. Delightful Ealing comedy about a cargo ship full of whisky crates grounding herself on rocks near a tiny Scottish island and the inhabitants who are intent on grabbing the whisky for themselves. A charming and hilarious movie. Recommended."



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