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Carry on Teacher (1959)

 -  Comedy  -  October 1962 (USA)
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Pupils run amok at Maudlin Street School in an attempt to hang on to their headmaster. He has applied for a new job, but the students like him and don't want to lose him. They concoct a ... See full summary »

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Gregory Adams
Charles Hawtrey ...
Michael Bean
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Alistair Grigg
Joan Sims ...
Sarah Allcock
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Edwin Milton
Hattie Jacques ...
Grace Short
Rosalind Knight ...
Cyril Chamberlain ...
Alf Hudson
Ted Ray ...
Richard O'Sullivan ...
Robin Stevens - Saboteur
George Howell ...
Billy Haig - Saboteur
Diana Beevers ...
Penelope 'Penny' Lee - Saboteur
Jacqueline Lewis ...
Pat Gordon - Saboteur
Roy Hines ...
Harry Bird - Saboteur
Carol White ...
Sheila Dale - Saboteur
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Pupils run amok at Maudlin Street School in an attempt to hang on to their headmaster. He has applied for a new job, but the students like him and don't want to lose him. They concoct a plan - blacken his record in front of the Ministry Inspector and then he won't ever be able to get another job! Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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The newest of those "CARRY-ON" howl-makers and the most hilarious! See more »

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During the filming, Charles Hawtrey's mother would often visit the set. While enjoying a cigarette, she accidentally dropped lit ash from the cigarette into her handbag. Joan Sims who was the first to spot the incident yelled, "Charlie Charlie, your mother's bag is on fire!". Charles Hawtrey poured his cup of tea into the bag, snapped it shut, and carried on. See more »

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Grace Short: Mr Wakefield, these children discovered you were planning to leave. They don't want you to leave. It's as simple as that. They feel, as does the entire school, that Maudlin Street wouldn't be the same without you. They thought of getting up a petition, but decided that wasn't certain to succeed. Besides such an action was considered by them to be soft, not the Maudlin Street way. So, with all the circumstances in their favour, they decided to make sure you would never obtain a post anywhere ...
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Fun and games at school with the Carry On team
25 April 2006 | by (Derby, England) – See all my reviews

Carry On Teacher is one of the earlier entries in the Carry On series and I found this quite funny.

The Headmaster at Maudin Street School plans to apply for another job at another school. As the students like him, they don't want him to leave. They decide to play some practical jokes just as school inspectors are about. They put chewing gum and super glue on chairs, saw a piano leg and make it collapse and launch an experimental rocket. Through all of this, two of the teachers fall in love with each other.

This sort of thing never happened when I was at school when the headmaster left!

The cast includes some of the Carry On regulars including Kenneth Williams, Hattie Jacques, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, Kenneth Conner and Leslie Phillips. With Ted Ray as the Headmaster.

Have a good laugh with Carry On Teacher. Excellent.

Rating: 3 stars out of 5.


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