Whisky Galore! Poster

Release Date: February 3rd, 1998

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 22 min

Plot Summary
During World War II, the tiny Scottish island of Todday runs out of whisky. When the freighter S.S. Cabinet Minister runs aground nearby during a heavy fog, the islanders are delighted to learn that its cargo consists of 50,000 cases of whisky. When officious English commanding officer Captain Waggett (Basil Radford) demands return of the liquor, shopkeeper Joseph Macroon (Wylie Watson) and his daughters Peggy (Joan Greenwood) and Catriona (Gabrielle Blunt) spearhead an island rebellion.

Cast: Basil Radford, Joan Greenwood, Gordon Jackson, Catherine Lacy, Bruce Seton, Wylie Watson, Gabrielle Blunt, Jean Cadell

Director: Alexander Mackendrick

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Ealing Studios

Distributors: Universal International Pictures

Keywords: Pursuit, 1940s, Daughter, Amusing, Small town, Cheeky


Nominated British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1950)