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    Whiskey Galore (Ealing, 1949). British Double Crown (20" X 30"). A classic Ealing comedy, this film, also known as "Tight Little Island," is based on the true story of the wreck of the S.S. Politician on February 5, 1941. Bound from Liverpool to Jamaica, the ship went down off Eriskay, in the Outer Hebrides Islands, with over 250,000 bottles of whiskey on board. The locals, blessing their good fortune, gathered as many bottles as they could before the arrival of the authorities, and it's said that bottles from the wreck still occasionally wash up on the beach to this day. Using this raw material, writers Compton Mackenzie and Angus McPhail were able to craft what was to become widely hailed as one of the finest comedies from this young studio. This rolled poster shows just a few minor defects, including some creasing on the left side, a small chip at the bottom, and some minor tape lift on the borders. There is some very minor edge wear all around, as well as a small tear in the lower border, none of which detract from the fantastic eye-appeal of this very desirable and attractive poster. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.

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