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Carry on Regardless (1961)

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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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? [USA half sheet] See more »

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7 April 1961 (UK)  »

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Eleanor Summerfield filmed a scene with Charles Hawtrey, but the entire performance was cut because the scene had censor problems. This was due to a reference by Summerfield to Hawtrey being able to "do your part from the wardrobe". Another BBFC cut meant the alteration of Sam's line to Penny from "you're making it a little bit hard for me madam" to "you're making it a little bit difficult for me madam". These cuts remain in all later releases of the film. See more »

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Sir Theodore, Testy Old Man: Do you provide substitutes?
Miss Cooling: [shocked] No! This is a respectable firm!
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Followed by Carry on Emmannuelle (1978) See more »

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One of their best
6 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

Despite their being much decried at the time of their release, the Carry on Films are, and will become even more so with time, an integral part of English Comedy Culture. Most of the protagonists of these films are as of today, dead, and nothing as side-splitting has unfortunately come to replace them. They are films you can watch over and over again, when you are feeling down in the mouth, even when you know the stories. In France, the equivalent is called ' L'Equipe du Splendide " who made films of the "Les Bronzés" series during the seventies, but their output was far less prolific and the protagonists are still alive today as far as I know. As for the carry-ons, there are so many of them, that one is never short of a good laugh, and today, there is none of the good light hearted humour of those fifties and sixties. Unfortunately, the late twentieth century plague called "political correctness" has seen to that and what a shame it is too ! Carry on regardless is one of the funniest carry-ons, unfortunately in Black and White, but with the added attraction of Stanley Unwin speaking "gobbledygook" (charabia) and this had me reeling in fits of laughter. Mind you, I'd already seen Stanley several times on English TV years ago but I can't remember in what context. Anyway, carry on watching ..............they're nearly all now available on DVD for about £10 or 15 € !!!


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