FILM : Whisky Galore
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Whisky Galore 1949 Basil Radford, Catherine Lacey, Bruce Seton, Joan Greenwood, Gordon Jackson, James Robertson Justice, John Gregson Western Isles (Scotland)
Director : Alexander Mackendrick   Production Company : Ealing Studios  Region : SCOTLAND

Scottish islanders try to plunder 50,000 cases of whisky from a stranded ship.

Screen captures and uncredited 'now' images uploaded by John Owens.

Also known as 'Tight Little Island' (U.S. title)

THIS FILM IS AVAILABLE ON AMAZON - JUST CLICK THE LINK BELOW

Whisky Galore - Digitally Restored (80 Years of Ealing) [DVD] [1949]

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Whisky Galore - Castlebay on Barra - Looking down Pier Road from the harbour.
Whisky Galore

wg001. Castlebay on Barra - Looking down Pier Road from the harbour.

wg001n. Same view today - the bank is still in the same place - now RBS - photo copyright Google Streetview . John Owens.
(Modern Photo Added: 09-09-2010)

Whisky Galore - Pier Road from the opposite direction - Kiessimul Castle is visible in the bay.
Whisky Galore

wg002. Pier Road from the opposite direction - Kiessimul Castle is visible in the bay.

wg002n. Now - copyright Google Streetview. John Owens.
(Modern Photo Added: 09-09-2010)

Whisky Galore - Across the bay from the harbour - a church can be seen in the background.
Whisky Galore

wg003. Across the bay from the harbour - a church can be seen in the background.

wg003n. The church is still there - photo copyright Google Streetview. John Owens.
(Modern Photo Added: 09-09-2010)

Whisky Galore - Our Lady Star of the Sea church in Castlebay.
Whisky Galore

wg004. Our Lady Star of the Sea church in Castlebay.

wg004n. Now - copyright Google Streetview. John Owens.
(Modern Photo Added: 09-09-2010)

Whisky Galore - Side entrance of the church looking down towards the harbour.
Whisky Galore

wg005. Side entrance of the church looking down towards the harbour.

wg005n. This is the same view - see the shape of the hills - and at least one of the houses with the white gable end can be identified - photo copyright Google Streetview. John Owens.
(Modern Photo Added: 09-09-2010)

Whisky Galore - View possibly from the Star of the Sea church looking down Pier Street to the harbour and Kiessimul castle in the bay. The town was also seen in 'Rockets Galore'.
Whisky Galore

wg006. View possibly from the Star of the Sea church looking down Pier Street to the harbour and Kiessimul castle in the bay. The town was also seen in 'Rockets Galore'.

Whisky Galore - Similar view as 006, but a set being constructed. From Forever Ealing by George Perry, Pavillion Books, their copyright.
Whisky Galore

wg006a. Similar view as 006, but a set being constructed. From Forever Ealing by George Perry, Pavillion Books, their copyright.

Whisky Galore - John Gregson in front of house with dormer windows.
Whisky Galore

wg007. John Gregson in front of house with dormer windows.

Whisky Galore - Gordon Jackson at the window of wg008.
Whisky Galore

wg008. Gordon Jackson at the window of wg008.

Whisky Galore - House at the end of Pier Road.
Whisky Galore

wg009. House at the end of Pier Road.

wg009n. Still there - photo copyright Google Streetview. John Owens.
(Modern Photo Added: 09-09-2010)

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