How to Watch Whisky Galore! 1949 Online in The UK

Released: 1949

Rated: Approved

7.2/10

Updated: 21st Jun, 2021
Genres: Comedy, Crime
Director: Alexander Mackendrick

The cast of Whisky Galore!

Basil Radford, Catherine Lacey, Bruce Seton, Joan Greenwood

What is Whisky Galore! about?

Based on a true story. The name of the real ship, that sunk Feb 5 1941 - during WWII - was S/S Politician. Having left Liverpool two days earlier, heading for Jamaica, it sank outside Eriskay, The Outer Hebrides, Scotland, in bad weather, containing 250,000 bottles of whisky. The locals gathered as many bottles as they could, before the proper authorities arrived, and even today, bottles are found in the sand or in the sea every other year.

Where to watch Whisky Galore!


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