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Whisky Galore!


StudioCanal Vintage Classics

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Whisky Galore! ranks among the most popular and best-loved Ealing Studios comedies, included in the BFI’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 from Ealing stalwart Alexander Mackendrick (The Ladykillers, The Man In the White Suit), Whisky Galore!  is a 100% proof comedy classic, now digitally restored and remastered to its full glory.

  • 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 documentary including interviews with Alexander Mackendrick and his crew
  • Whisky Galore!: A Personal History: A 20 minute recounting of the original events from islander Angus Campbell
  • Interview with Hilary Mackendrick, wife of Alexander Mackendrick
  • Behind the Scenes stills gallery
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SKU 5055201815644
Catalogue Number OPTD2065
Product contents 1 disc
Year 1948
Director Alexander Mackendrick
Format DVD, Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) StudioCanal
Countries United Kingdom
Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Subtitles English Hard of Hearing
Language(s) English
Running time 82 min
DVD region 2
Blu-ray region B
Certificate PG
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