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Mad Little Island (1958)

Rockets Galore (original title)
Inhabitants of a small island in the Atlantic resist their government's plan to make their home a missile base.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jeannie Carson ...
Janet Macleod
Hugh Mander
Roland Culver ...
Catherine Lacey ...
Father James
Air Commodore Watchorn
Duncan Macrae ...
Duncan Ban
Jean Cadell ...
Alex Mackenzie ...
Joseph Macleod
Carl Jaffe ...
Dr. Hamburger
Nicholas Phipps ...
Andrew Wishart
Jameson Clark ...
James Copeland ...
Kenny McLeod


Inhabitants of a small island in the Atlantic resist their government's plan to make their home a missile base.

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30 December 1958 (USA)  »

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Mad Little Island  »

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Not a great film, but mildly amusing
25 April 2002 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

I can only assume that dj_kennett watched this film on the ABC, who usually show this film here in Australia in their last timeslot of the night, just before dawn. This may explain the falling asleep.

Though by no means a great film there are many little points of interest, including the scenery of the Isle of Barra that dj mentioned, the bits of Gàidhlig that appear here and there and some singing. See if you recognize Ronnie Corbett (listed as Ronald).

So, not something I'd go out of my way to see, but worth a look if it comes your way.


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