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Carry on Cleo (1964)

Not Rated | | Comedy, History | 25 October 1965 (USA)
Two Britons are captured and enslaved by invading Romans and taken to Rome. Hengist Pod creates useless inventions, while Horsa is a brave and cunning fighter. One of their first encounters... See full summary »

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Two Britons are captured and enslaved by invading Romans and taken to Rome. Hengist Pod creates useless inventions, while Horsa is a brave and cunning fighter. One of their first encounters in Rome leaves Hengist being mistaken for a fighter, and gets drafted into the Royal Guard to protect Caesar. Cleo doesn't want him around and plots for his sudden demise... Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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Caesar...Sees Her...And Seized Her...Then the Fun Began. See more »

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Jon Pertwee: As an Egyptian Soothsayer. See more »

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The hilt of Bilius's sword is white. However, when Horsa steals it from his scabbard, the hilt is suddenly black, and remains so for the rest of the scene. See more »

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Cleopatra: [to Hengist who is dressed as Caesar] You do not look like your bust.
Julius Caesar: [who is dressed as Hengist] No, he's not. He's just a bit cracked.
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Referenced in Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! (2006) See more »

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My favorite "Carry on" piece
3 April 2015 | by (Burgas, BULGARIA) – See all my reviews

All actors are great in this one, but Cleopatra (Amanda Barrie) just makes my day every time I watch that movie (or a part of it). Yes, I do keep play it over and over again, as it kills almost immediately bad mood, any form of depression and so on. Personally I do not remember seeing such a humorous performance by any other actress. She's so natural and makes such a great contrast to the popular image of the Egyptian queen, acting as an average modern (for the time) American housewife. The funniest female performance on TV (and I believe on the big screen too) I have ever seen. Cult line by Mark Antony, right after getting a quick preview of what Cleo would do for him in return for killing Caesar: "Puer Oh, puer, oh puer!" Which, as any schoolboy knows, means, "Boy. Oh, boy. oh boy!"

Great movie, great fun from the old school!


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