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Director:
Writer:
Norman Hudis (original screenplay)
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Release Date:
October 1962 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
That laugh-crazy "Carry On" shower at their hilarious best! See more »
Plot:
Pupils run amok at Maudlin Street School in an attempt to hang on to their headmaster. He has applied for a new job... See more » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
Good Bye, Mr. Chips? See more (22 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Kenneth Connor ... Gregory Adams
Charles Hawtrey ... Michael Bean

Leslie Phillips ... Alistair Grigg
Joan Sims ... Sarah Allcock
Kenneth Williams ... Edwin Milton
Hattie Jacques ... Grace Short
Rosalind Knight ... Felicity Wheeler
Cyril Chamberlain ... Alf Hudson
Ted Ray ... William 'Wakie' Wakefield, the Headmaster
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
Jane White ... Irene Ambrose - Saboteur
Paul Cole ... John Atkins - Saboteur
Larry Dann ... Student - Saboteur
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Francesca Annis ... Schoolgirl (uncredited)
Josephine Bailey ... Schoolgirl (uncredited)
David Barry ... Schoolboy (uncredited)
Sandra Bryant ... Schoolgirl (uncredited)
Jeremy Bulloch ... Schoolboy (uncredited)
Peter Cleall ... Schoolboy (uncredited)
Terry Cooke ... Schoolboy (uncredited)
Leonard Davey ... Schoolboy (uncredited)
Jane Evans ... Schoolgirl (uncredited)
Daphne Foreman ... Schoolgirl (uncredited)
Irene French ... Monica (uncredited)
Patricia Garwood ... Schoolgirl (uncredited)
Vicky Harrington ... Schoolgirl (uncredited)
Lorna Henderson ... Pianiste (uncredited)
Diane Langton ... Schoolgirl (uncredited)
David Tilley ... Schoolboy (uncredited)

Directed by
Gerald Thomas 
 
Writing credits
Norman Hudis (original screenplay)

Produced by
Peter Rogers .... producer
 
Original Music by
Bruce Montgomery 
 
Cinematography by
Reginald H. Wyer (director of photography) (as Reginald Wyer)
 
Film Editing by
John Shirley 
 
Casting by
Betty White 
 
Art Direction by
Lionel Couch 
 
Makeup Department
Olga Angelinetta .... hairdressing
George Blackler .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Frank Bevis .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bert Batt .... assistant director
Ian Goddard .... third assistant director (uncredited)
David Tringham .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Terence Morgan .... set dressing
 
Sound Department
Robert T. MacPhee .... sound recordist
Gordon K. McCallum .... sound recordist (as Gordon K.McCallum)
Les Wiggins .... sound editor (as Leslie Wiggins)
Ken Barker .... sound camera operator (uncredited)
Cyril Crowhurst .... sound supervisor (uncredited)
Gus Lloyd .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Alan Hume .... camera operator
Steve Claydon .... focus puller (uncredited)
Robin Vidgeon .... clapper loader (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Laurel Staffell .... wardrobe (as Laurell Staffell)
 
Editorial Department
Vera Dover .... second assistant editor (uncredited)
Jim Sibley .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Bruce Montgomery .... music director
 
Other crew
Tilly Day .... continuity
 
Crew verified as complete


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Runtime:
86 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)
Certification:
Australia:G | Sweden:Btl | UK:U (passed with cuts) | UK:U (video rating) (1988) (2001) (2006)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
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 »
Quotes:
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...See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Carry on Quizzing (2006) (VG)See more »

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8 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Good Bye, Mr. Chips?, 17 June 2004
Author: richard.fuller1

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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