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Ted Watson
Charles Hawtrey ...
Terry 'Pintpot' Tankard
Esma Cannon ...
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Speedee Taxis is a great success, which means its workaholic owner Charlie starts neglecting Peggy, his wife. Suddenly a fleet of rival taxis appears from nowhere and start pinching all the fares. The rivals are Glamcabs, and they have a secret weapon. All their drivers are very attractive women! Who's behind Glamcabs? It's open warfare and only one fleet can survive! Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Trivia

Film debut of Jim Dale. See more »

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When Sarge tells Allbright to follow the robbers and Allbright remarks on how the union will react to this, Sarge's mouth remains shut when we hear the noise used to cover the rude word in his response. See more »

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[Charlie goes to the Glamcabs office and discovers who "Mrs Glam" really is]
Charlie Hawkins: You! So that's it. Gor blimey. What a mug I've been.
Peggy Hawkins: Charlie, please, I know what you're thinking.
Charlie Hawkins: Good, then it saves telling you, Mrs Glam!
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Followed by That's Carry On! (1977) See more »

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Enjoyable battle-of-the-sexes caper
14 June 2003 | by (Scotland) – See all my reviews

Carry On Cabby is an execellent addition to the series: Sid James plays Charles Hawkins, the never-stops-working owner of a taxi firm and Hattie Jacques is his neglected wife. As revenge, Hattie decides to set up her own taxi outlet with glamorous female drivers and beat her husband at his own game. This Carry On relies on the story to provide the laughs rather than any gags: this was Hattie's favourite Carry On, and its easy to understand why - she gets to reveal what a verastile actress she was under the monstorous authority figures.


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