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Carry on Jack
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Talbot Rothwell (original screenplay)
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Release Date:
29 November 1963 (UK) See more »
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You'll go overboard for - See more »
Plot:
This is the tale of Albert Poop-Decker, a newly commissioned Midshipman (although he took 8 1/2 years to qualify)... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Peter Gilmore obituary
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 7 February 2013, 8:39 AM, PST)

Peter Gilmore obituary
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The Carry On crew who carried on longest
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Kenneth Williams ... Captain Fearless

Bernard Cribbins ... Midshipman Albert Poop-Decker

Juliet Mills ... Sally
Charles Hawtrey ... Walter Sweetly

Donald Houston ... First Officer Jonathan Howett

Percy Herbert ... Mr. Angel, the Bos'un

Jim Dale ... Young Carrier
Patrick Cargill ... Don Luis, the Spanish Governor
Cecil Parker ... First Sealord
Ed Devereaux ... Hook, Pirate
Peter Gilmore ... Patch, Pirate Captain, aka Roger
George Woodbridge ... Ned
Ian Wilson ... Ancient Carrier
Jimmy Thompson ... Adm. Horatio Nelson
Anton Rodgers ... Hardy
Michael Nightingale ... Town Crier
Frank Forsyth ... Second Sealord
Barrie Gosney ... Coach Driver
John Brooking ... Third Sealord
Jan Muzurus ... Spanish Captain
Vivienne Ventura ... Spanish Secretary (as Vivian Ventura)
Marianne Stone ... Peg
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marian Collins ... Girl at Dirty Dick's (uncredited)
Kenneth Cope ... Sailor (uncredited)
Dominique Don ... Girl at Dirty Dick's (uncredited)
Sally Douglas ... Girl at Dirty Dick's (uncredited)
Jean Hamilton ... Girl at Dirty Dick's (uncredited)
Jennifer Hill ... Girl at Dirty Dick's (uncredited)
Rosemary Manley ... Girl at Dirty Dick's (uncredited)
Dorinda Stevens ... Girl at Dirty Dick's (uncredited)

Directed by
Gerald Thomas 
 
Writing credits
Talbot Rothwell (original screenplay)

Produced by
Frank Bevis .... associate producer
Peter Rogers .... producer
 
Original Music by
Eric Rogers 
 
Cinematography by
Alan Hume (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Archie Ludski 
 
Art Direction by
Jack Shampan 
 
Costume Design by
Joan Ellacott 
 
Makeup Department
Olga Angelinetta .... hairdressing
Jim Hydes .... makeup artist
Geoffrey Rodway .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Donald Toms .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Anthony Waye .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Don Picton .... set dresser (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Bill Daniels .... sound recordist
Christopher Lancaster .... sound editor
 
Special Effects by
Brian Gamby .... special effects (uncredited)
Fred Heather .... special effects (uncredited)
Jim Hole .... special effects supervisor (uncredited)
Garth Inns .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Godfrey A. Godar .... camera operator (as Godfrey Godar)
Harry Gillard .... still photographer (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Pat Baden .... wardrobe: women (uncredited)
Bert Simmonds .... wardrobe: men (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Rod Nelson-Keys .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Eric Rogers .... conductor
 
Other crew
Nat Cohen .... presenter
Ian Cox .... technical advisor
Penny Daniels .... continuity
Stuart Levy .... presenter
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Carry on Venus" - , USA (theatrical title)
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Runtime:
91 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:G | UK:A (original rating) (passed with cuts) | UK:PG (tv rating) | UK:PG (video rating) (1988) (2001) (2006)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Second picture in the "Carry On' comedy movie series to be filmed in color.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): When the Spaniard ship is sighted, the lookout says it is over the starboard (right) bow and the 1st Lieutenant takes his telescope and looks towards to port (left) bow.See more »
Quotes:
Albert Poop-Decker:If you've got a heart of oak, it's got a worm in it.See more »
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Rule Brittania, 17 September 2014
Author: bkoganbing from Buffalo, New York

The Carry On comedy team takes on all those sagas of the British Navy from the Napoleonic Era with Carry On Jack. The title comes from what they used to call British sailors, Jack Tars.

Midshipman Albert Poopdecker played by Bernard Cribbins is little thrown out of sea school just to make room and given his first assignment on the HMS Venus a frigate ship of the line. But on his way there Cribbins is waylaid in a cat house where one of the girls played by Juliet Mills steals his uniform and credentials. To make matters worse a press gang comes along and takes Cribbins and Charles Hawtrey.

The HMS Venus has a Regency fop for a captain in Kenneth Williams and a first officer in Donald Houston who'd like to take his place. And Juliet Mills on board playing a midshipman named Albert Poopdecker. Her breasts are just super spectacular man boobs if she'd let the crew see them and confirm their beliefs.

In the end after surviving a mutiny, a capture by pirates and saving the United Kingdom from invasion, Hawtrey, Cribbins, Mills, and Williams, are national heroes.

But it's how they do it that provides loads of laughs in this Carry On classic.

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