Whisky Galore!

Whisky Galore!

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Basil Radford, Joan Greenwood, James Robertson Justice

Alexander Mackendrick


Whisky Galore! | Out Now

Whisky Galore! ranks among the most popular and best-loved of Ealing Studio's comedies, included on the British Film Institute’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 former 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 doc including interviews with Alexander Mackendrick and his crew
  • "Whisky Galore!: A Personal History" - 20 minute recounting of the original events
    from islander Angus Campbell
  • Interview with Hilary Mackendrick, wife of Alexander Mackendrick
  • Behind the Scenes stills gallery