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Carry on Teacher (1959)

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
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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
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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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That laugh-crazy "Carry On" shower at their hilarious best! See more »

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Trivia

Dora Bryan was considered for the part of Miss Alcock. See more »

Goofs

Although several Internet sources refer to Mr. Wakefield as the school's headmaster, he is specifically stated at the start of the film to be the DEPUTY headmaster - the equivalent of a vice principal here in Canada - who is running the school due to the actual headmaster's illness. See more »

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Felicity Wheeler: Are you satisfied with your equipment, Miss Allcock?
Sarah Allcock: Well, I've had no complaints so far!
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Featured in That's Carry On! (1977) See more »

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Good Bye, Mr. Chips?
17 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

The third film in this Carry On series was funnier than the previous two, or I am now getting the hang of who "the core" cast members may be.

The plot seemed simple enough, then took a very different twist just toward the end.

Humor-wise, the staff getting drunk was pretty good and that class discussion with Williams did have me laughing and rewinding back ("the girl who lives just down the road from us!")

With still no idea what to expect from the rest of these Carry Ons, it seems to me after three films that there is to be two romances in each films. I suspect that will change eventually.

Best thing I have seen thus far of Carry On was when everyone was hugging at the end of "Teacher" because the headmaster wouldn't be leaving and Williams, Jacques and Hawtrey all hug, each man giving her a kiss in between them.

They all stepped away and Jacques moved to the back.

The two men then came forward again for a very passionate embrace and upon realizing Jacques wasn't with them, they separated and Hawtrey gave Williams such a slap.

Nice fun and a nice perspective on school and education in film, especially this close to "Blackboard Jungle".


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