FILM : Rockets Galore
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Rockets Galore 1957 Donald Sinden, Jeannie Carson, Gordon Jackson, Noel Purcell, Ronnie Corbett, Duncan Macrea London, Outer Hebrides (Scotland)
Director : Michael Relph   Production Company : The Rank Organisation  Region : LONDON R-S,SCOTLAND

An update of 'Whisky Galore', but with nuclear weapons and in colour, with all the familiar locations revisited along with many more. Gordon Jackson appeared in both films.

Also known as 'Mad Little Island' (US Title)

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Rockets Galore [1957]

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Rockets Galore - A crofter’s cottage, not to be confused with the one in Ring of Bright Water or even The Bridal Path
Rockets Galore

rg001. A crofter’s cottage, not to be confused with the one in Ring of Bright Water or even The Bridal Path

Rockets Galore - Pier Road, Castlebay, Barra, same street was used in Whisky Galore
Rockets Galore

rg002. Pier Road, Castlebay, Barra, same street was used in Whisky Galore

rg002n. This is Pier Road looking down towards Kiesimul Castle in the bay - Photo by John Owens in Sept 2011.
(Modern Photo Added: 03-01-2012)

Rockets Galore - Castlebay, from the sea
Rockets Galore

rg003. Castlebay, from the sea

Rockets Galore - Castlebay port, yes, there’s Kiessimul Castle
Rockets Galore

rg004. Castlebay port, yes, there’s Kiessimul Castle

rg004n. Looking towards the castle, John Owens
(Modern Photo Added: 30-12-2011)

Rockets Galore - Houses and buildings near the port. Maybe a different angle, but where is Pier Street?
Rockets Galore

rg005a. Houses and buildings near the port. Maybe a different angle, but where is Pier Street?

Rockets Galore - Houses and buildings near the port. Maybe a different angle, but where is Pier Street?
Rockets Galore

rg005b. Houses and buildings near the port. Maybe a different angle, but where is Pier Street?

Rockets Galore - Houses and buildings near the port. Maybe a different angle, but where is Pier Street?
Rockets Galore

rg005c. Houses and buildings near the port. Maybe a different angle, but where is Pier Street?

rg005cn. The building is the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry office in Castlebay.John Owens
(Modern Photo Added: 03-01-2012)

Rockets Galore - Houses and buildings near the port. Maybe a different angle, but where is Pier Street?
Rockets Galore

rg005d. Houses and buildings near the port. Maybe a different angle, but where is Pier Street?

Rockets Galore - Much the same as 005
Rockets Galore

rg006a. Much the same as 005

Rockets Galore - Much the same as 005
Rockets Galore

rg006b. Much the same as 005

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