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Carry on Regardless (1961)

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The Helping Hands agency employs some very strange people to perform some very strange jobs! Even the simplest of tasks get bungled by the incompetent but lovable staff, as they get given ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sidney James ...
Bert Handy
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Sam Twist
Charles Hawtrey ...
Gabriel Dimple
Joan Sims ...
Lily Duveen
Kenneth Williams ...
Francis Courtenay
Bill Owen ...
Mike Weston
Liz Fraser ...
Terence Longdon ...
Montgomery Infield-Hopping
Hattie Jacques ...
Sister
Esma Cannon ...
Miss Cooling
Sydney Tafler ...
Strip Club Manager
Julia Arnall ...
Trudy Trelawney
Terence Alexander ...
Trevor Trelawney
Stanley Unwin ...
Landlord
Joan Hickson ...
Matron
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The Helping Hands agency employs some very strange people to perform some very strange jobs! Even the simplest of tasks get bungled by the incompetent but lovable staff, as they get given jobs ranging from taking animals for walks (no ordinary animals you understand) to demonstrating new products at a large and prestigious exhibition... Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Can you stand the laughs? Do you cry real tears at comedy? Do your sides ache when you laugh too hard? [USA one sheet] See more »

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8 June 1962 (West Germany)  »

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Carry on: Nicht so toll, Süßer  »

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The role played by Terence Longdon was originally intended for Leslie Phillips. However Phillips, complaining of typecasting, withdrew, and the part was drastically cut, before being recast. See more »

Quotes

[Lily is being fondled by an amorous actor whose hands are all over her]
Martin Paul: I *like* Helping Hands.
Lily Duveen: [primly] And I don't like "helping yourself" hands.
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Carry On Regardless - another classic
22 March 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The film centred around The Helping Hands business is full of laughs.Favourite sketch is Sam Twist (Kenneth Connor) in the club as steward and is told not to make a sound.You can't help but laugh as he gradually loses the plot when he sees an old man's fly undone on his trousers,an old man falling asleep reading a book and an old man sleeping as his wig slips down over his face.Top notch.A film (like all Carry On films)that I never get sick of watching with all the early Carry On regulars present.Typlical Carry On gags and double-entendre with the campness of Charles Hawtrey and Kenneth Williams always guaranteed to make me laugh.


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