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.
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|Basil Radford||Captain Paul Waggett|
|Catherine Lacey||Mrs. Waggett|
|Bruce Seton||Sergeant Odd|
|Joan Greenwood||Peggy Macroon|
|Wylie Watson||Joseph Macroon|
|Gordon Jackson||George Campbell|
|James Robertson Justice||Dr MacLaren|
|John Gregson||Sammy MacCodrun|
|Ernest Irving||Original Music Composer||