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Writers:
Norman Hudis (screenplay)
Brock Williams (idea)
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Release Date:
February 1960 (UK) See more »
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Tagline:
Tha hilarious "Carry On' team in their newest laughter hit! [Australian poster] See more »
Plot:
With a flu epidemic running rife, three new bumbling recruits are assigned to Inspector Mills police station... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Sidney James ... Sgt. Frank Wilkins
Eric Barker ... Inspector Mills

Kenneth Connor ... PC Charlie Constable
Charles Hawtrey ... PC Timothy Gorse
Kenneth Williams ... PC Stanley Benson

Leslie Phillips ... PC Tom Potter
Joan Sims ... WPC. Gloria Passworthy
Hattie Jacques ... Sgt. Laura Moon

Shirley Eaton ... Sally Barry
Cyril Chamberlain ... Thurston
Joan Hickson ... Mrs. May
Irene Handl ... Distraught Mother
Terence Longdon ... Herbert Hall
Jill Adams ... WPC Harrison
Freddie Mills ... Jewel Thief
Brian Oulton ... Store Manager
Victor Maddern ... Detective Sgt. Liddell
Joan Young ... Suspect
Esma Cannon ... Deaf Old Lady
Hilda Fenemore ... Agitated Woman
Noel Dyson ... Vague Woman (as Noël Dyson)
Tom Gill ... Citizen
Frank Forsyth ... Citizen
John Antrobus ... Citizen
Robin Ray ... Assistant Manager
Michael Balfour ... Matt
Diane Aubrey ... Honoria
Ian Curry ... Eric
Mary Law ... Shop Assistant
Lucy Griffiths ... Miss Horton
Eric Corrie ... Citizen
Peter Bennett ... Pickpocket
Jack Taylor ... Cliff
Eric Boon ... Shorty
Dorinda Stevens ... Young Woman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ken Kennedy ... Wall-Eyed Man
Ronald Adam ... Motorist (uncredited)
Jeremy Connor ... Willie - Boy in Street (uncredited)
Tom Cubitt ... Jeweller (uncredited)
Arnold Diamond ... Chief Constable (voice) (uncredited)
Tex Fuller ... Van Man (uncredited)
Colin Gordon ... (uncredited)
Mary Jones ... Radio Actress (voice) (uncredited)
Janetta Lake ... Girl with Dog (uncredited)
Alfred Pim ... Newsvendor (uncredited)
Anthony Sagar ... Angry Customer (uncredited)
Bruce Seton ... (uncredited)
Charles Stanley ... Newspaper Man (uncredited)
Frederick Treves ... Radio Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
Margaret St. Barbe West ... 2nd Shop Assistant (uncredited)
Ian Wilson ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Gerald Thomas 
 
Writing credits
Norman Hudis (screenplay)

Brock Williams (idea)

Produced by
Peter Rogers .... producer
 
Original Music by
Bruce Montgomery 
 
Cinematography by
Edward Scaife (director of photography) (as Ted Scaife)
 
Film Editing by
John Shirley 
 
Casting by
Betty White 
 
Art Direction by
Carmen Dillon 
 
Makeup Department
George Blackler .... makeup artist
Stella Rivers .... hairdressing
Eddie Knight .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Frank Bevis .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Peter Manley .... assistant director
Ray Freeborn .... third assistant director (uncredited)
Eric Rattray .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Vernon Dixon .... set dressing
 
Sound Department
Bill Daniels .... sound recordist
Robert T. MacPhee .... sound recordist
Les Wiggins .... sound editor (as Leslie Wiggins)
Ron Butcher .... sound camera operator (uncredited)
Tony Cripps .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Alan Hume .... camera operator
George Courtney Ward .... still photographer (uncredited)
Kenneth J. Withers .... focus puller (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Yvonne Caffin .... dress designer
 
Editorial Department
Jim Sibley .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Bruce Montgomery .... music director
 
Other crew
Joan Davis .... continuity
Jean Hall .... production secretary (uncredited)
 
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86 min
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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 »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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 »
Quotes:
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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Movie Connections:
Featured in Kenneth Williams: In His Own Words (2006) (TV)See more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
I remember her..., 15 August 2008
Author: petersj-2 from Australia

The wonderful thing about watching some of these lovely early Carry ON movies is the small cameos of wonderful British actors. Some were never really house hold names but the thing is that every time they appeared in a movie they would light up and bring something very special to even the most mediocre movies. Esma Cannon as a deaf old woman in this movie is a superb example. This lovely actress always added something very special to every film she was in and after reading the biog on IMDb she had what looks like an incredibly impressive career. Joan Hickson just about steals the film as the tipsy lady fond of a tickle of booze. She is absolutely fabulous. We all know in later years she played a very understated Miss Marple but in this movie you see her at her glorious best.The great Irene Handl is there too and she lifted every film she was in. Miss Handl came to Australia to star in Goodnight Mrs Puffin and BusyBody. She was a brilliant actress but few would know who she was by name. Sid James is less tacky in this movie and I really enjoyed him in this. Kenneth Connor is still rather annoying and I still find him the weak link. I wonder if the shower scene in this film is the first time we saw some bum in a movie. Its very brief. The Hawtrey and Williams drag scene when they go under cover is delightful. Hawtrey remains my personal favourite, he was indeed camper in this than the early ones. Hatti Jaques and Joan Sims are wonderful as always. Hatti is becoming my favourite apart from Hawtrey. It is interesting to see Sid James before they made his characters tackier and tackier. I found this a very pleasant little romp, I cant say I really laughed but I did enjoy it The production values considering the budget in these films was very impressive. For me its the small cameos I loved the most.

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