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Carry on, Constable (1960)

 -  Comedy  -  February 1960 (UK)
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With a flu epidemic running rife, three new bumbling recruits are assigned to Inspector Mills police station. With help from Special Constable Gorse, they manage to totally wreck the ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sidney James ...
Sgt. Frank Wilkins
Eric Barker ...
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Charles Hawtrey ...
Kenneth Williams ...
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Joan Sims ...
Hattie Jacques ...
Sgt. Laura Moon
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Cyril Chamberlain ...
Joan Hickson ...
Mrs. May
Irene Handl ...
Distraught Mother
Terence Longdon ...
Herbert Hall
Jill Adams ...
Freddie Mills ...
Jewel Thief
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With a flu epidemic running rife, three new bumbling recruits are assigned to Inspector Mills police station. With help from Special Constable Gorse, they manage to totally wreck the operations of the police force and let plenty of criminals get away, even before they arrive at the station. They all have to prove themselves or else they'll be out of a job and Sergeant Wilkins will be transferred. Sub-plots include romances between Wilkins and Moon, Constable and Passworthy. Written by Graeme Huggan <hia95gh@sheffield.ac.uk>

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Trivia

Eric Barker became ill after the filming of this movie. He was considered the main anchor of the "Carry On..." film during this time, however due to his illness he was only used Carry on Spying (1964) and in Carry on Emmannuelle (1978). By 1978, the "Carry On..." team were concerned about his frailty. See more »

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At the beginning of the film, Sgt Wilkins leaves the reception of the station with a large crowd of irate men shouting at the officer behind the reception desk. When Wilkins returns to the reception some minutes later, the irate men repeat exactly the same lines they were saying when he left. See more »

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Sergeant Frank Wilkins: Well Sergeant Moon, it's happened.
Sergeant Laura Moon: Threatened to transfer you, has he?
Sergeant Frank Wilkins: Oh that crafty little... if you weren't a lady I'd say it.
Sergeant Laura Moon: If you weren't a gentleman I'd expect you to.
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Followed by Carry On... Up the Khyber (1968) See more »

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I could certainly use a copper!
7 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Joan Sims (The Last of the Blonde Bombshells) the gym teacher in Carry On teacher is here as a constable. Just out of the Academy and wanting to do a good job. Unfortunately, she has caught the eye of a fellow copper.

Shirley Eaton from Goldfinger is also here looking as good as ever.

The usual antics and sight gags with the normal Carry On gang; only this time in a police station. Bonus nudity that has not been in any of the other ones I have seen. Sorry, it bare butts on guys running to the shower.

It is kind of cute, even if the formula stays pretty much the same, just in different locations.


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