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Watch Your Stern (1961)

 -  Comedy  -  15 July 1961 (Ireland)
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When the details of a secret torpedo are destroyed by an incompetent seaman, the crew of the ship rally round, when the Admiral needs the plans to show to a visiting scientist.

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Ordinary Seaman Blissworth
Eric Barker ...
Capt. David Foster
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Lt. Cmdr. Bill Fanshawe
Joan Sims ...
Ann Foster
Noel Purcell ...
Adm. Sir Humphrey Pettigrew
Hattie Jacques ...
Agatha Potter
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Ranjid - Civilian electrician #1
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Civilian electrician #2
Sidney James ...
Chief Petty Officer Mundy
David Lodge ...
Security sergeant
Victor Maddern ...
Sailor fishing for bike
Ed Devereaux ...
Cmdr. Phillips
Robin Ray ...
Flag lieutenant (aide to the admiral)
George Street ...
Second Security Guard
Peter Howell ...
Admiral's secretary
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When the details of a secret torpedo are destroyed by an incompetent seaman, the crew of the ship rally round, when the Admiral needs the plans to show to a visiting scientist.

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Great comic performances by Kenneth Connor.
28 February 2002 | by (England) – See all my reviews

I watched this film on British television quite a long time ago. I remember it as being a perfectly acceptable black and white British comedy, in the style of the better Carry On movies. Despite a cast of successful British comic actors, it is really memorable for the performances of star Kenneth Connor, whose character I seem to recall disguises himself as a woman and a Scottish scientist (there may have been other disguises that I can't remember so well). Connor was surely the most versatile and underrated actor of the Carry On ensemble, and this film showcases him at his best.


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