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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


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A good movie

2 years, 2 months ago at Sep 19 8:51
I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this flick but since it was on the ‘1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die’ list, I was quite eager to check it out. Well, it turned out to be a rather odd movie praising the virtues of alcohol, especially whisky. Sure, it was all rather innocent but it’s difficult to imagine making such a movie nowadays (in fact, they did remake the very same stor... read more

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1 year, 6 months ago at May 22 15:53
(OK) Eerie Ealing, long live MacKendrick and his debutante skill for exploiting a good theme/anecdote woth social, geographic, ethnic background. Greta bit chatacters, as hard mom of coastguard. Radford is great as heroe/enemy of people...
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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: 16 June 1949
UPC: 013131345896
Tags: British (5), Comedy (5), Shipwreck (3), Ferry (2), Smuggling (2), 1949 (2), Based On True Story (2), Beach (2), Based On Novel (2), Scotland (2), Avi (1), DEST (1), Highland Fling (1), 40's (1), Salvage (1), Home Guard (1), Ealing (1), Hebrides (1), Tavern (1)
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" Notes: Well, it turned out to be a rather odd movie praising the virtues of alcohol, especially whisky. Sure, it was all rather innocent but it’s difficult to imagine making such a movie nowadays (in fact, they did remake the very same story a couple of years ago but, unsurprisingly, it was quickly forgotten). To be honest, I have to admit I don’t have much knowledge of the Ealing comedies. I mean, I did watch ‘Kind Heart and Coronets’, probably their biggest classic, but I was only am"


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" Notes: Well, it turned out to be a rather odd movie praising the virtues of alcohol, especially whisky. Sure, it was all rather innocent but it’s difficult to imagine making such a movie nowadays (in fact, they did remake the very same story a couple of years ago but, unsurprisingly, it was quickly forgotten). To be honest, I have to admit I don’t have much knowledge of the Ealing comedies. I mean, I did watch ‘Kind Heart and Coronets’, probably their biggest classic, but I was only am"


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“(OK) Eerie Ealing, long live MacKendrick and his debutante skill for exploiting a good theme/anecdote woth social, geographic, ethnic background. Greta bit chatacters, as hard mom of coastguard. Radford is great as heroe/enemy of people...” read more

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johanlefourbe posted a review 2 years, 2 months ago

A good movie

“I wasn’t really sure what to expect from this flick but since it was on the ‘1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die’ list, I was quite eager to check it out. Well, it turned out to be a rather odd movie praising the virtues of alcohol, especially whisky. Sure, it was all rather innocent but it’s difficult to imagine making such a movie nowadays (in fact, they did remake the very same story a couple of years ago but, unsurprisingly, it was quickly forgotten). To be honest, I have to admit I don’t have much knowledge of the Ealing comedies. I mean, I did watch ‘Kind Heart and Coronets’, probably their biggest classic, but I was only amused at best so I can’t say I’m really into their kind of humour. With this movie, the tricky thing was also that you pretty much knew every” read more

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" Notes: Well, it turned out to be a rather odd movie praising the virtues of alcohol, especially whisky. Sure, it was all rather innocent but it’s difficult to imagine making such movies nowadays (in fact, they did remake the very same story a couple of years ago but, unsurprisingly, it was quickly forgotten). To be honest, I have to admit I don’t have much knowledge of Ealing comedies. With this movie, the tricky thing was also that you pretty much knew everything that would happen from th"


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