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Whisky galore [videorecording] / StudioCanal ; J. Arthur Rank presents ; an Ealing Studios production ; screenplay by Compton Mackenzie and Angus MacPhail ; produced by Michael Balcon ; directed by Alexander Mackendrick ; released through General Film Distributors.

Other Title:
Released in U.S. under title: Tight little island
Whiskey galore
Publication:
Troy, MI : Anchor Bay Entertainment ; [s.l.] : StudioCanal, c2005.
Series:
Ealing Studios comedy collection
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([12] p. : ill. ; 19 cm.).
Subjects:
Mackenzie, Compton, Sir, 1883-1972 -- Film adaptations.
Hebrides (Scotland) -- Drama.
Salvage -- Scotland -- Hebrides -- Drama.
Whiskey -- Scotland -- Hebrides -- Drama.
Motion pictures, British.
Form/Genre:
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Motion pictures, British.
System Details:
DVD.
Summary:
When a ship loaded with whisky is wrecked on a Scottish island during World War II, a battle of wits ensues between the canny Scots islanders and the local customs inspector.
Participant:
Basil Radford, Joan Greenwood, James Robertson Justice, Gordon Jackson.
Credits:
Director of photography, Gerald Gibbs; editor, Joseph Sterling; music, Ernest Irving.
Notes:
Based on Whisky galore / by Compton Mackenzie.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1949.
Contributor:
Mackenzie, Compton, Sir, 1883-1972. , Author
MacPhail, Angus. , Screenwriter
Balcon, Michael, 1896-1977. , Producer
Mackendrick, Alexander, 1912-1993 , Director
Radford, Basil, 1897-1952. , Actor
Greenwood, Joan, 1921- , Actor
Robertson Justice, James, 1905- , Actor
Jackson, Gordon, 1923-1990 , Actor
Irving, Ernest, 1878-1953. , Composer
Mackenzie, Compton, Sir, 1883-1972. , Author
Ealing Studios. , Producer
Rank Organisation. , Producer
Studio Canal+ , Distributor
Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc. , Distributor
General Film Distributors. , Distributor
OCLC:
61435809
Publisher Number:
013131345896
013131279498 (series)
DV13458 Anchor Bay Entertainment
DV12794 Anchor Bay Entertainment (series)
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