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Carry on Spying
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Director:
Writers:
Talbot Rothwell (original screenplay) and
Sid Colin (original screenplay)
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Release Date:
19 June 1964 (UK) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Cloak And Dagger Operations Exposed. Secret Agent Charlie Bind O.O.O.H! Takes The Lid Off The Funniest Spy Story Of The Year! [Australian Daybill Movie Poster] See more »
Plot:
A top secret chemical formula has been stolen by STENCH (the Society for the Total Extinction of Non-Conforming Humans)... See more » | Add synopsis »
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(2 articles)
User Reviews:
Simple and a lot of fun See more (20 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Kenneth Williams ... Desmond Simkins

Barbara Windsor ... Daphne Honeybutt

Bernard Cribbins ... Harold Crump
Charles Hawtrey ... Charlie Bind
Eric Barker ... The Chief
Dilys Laye ... Lila

Jim Dale ... Carstairs
Richard Wattis ... Cobley

Eric Pohlmann ... The Fat Man
Victor Maddern ... Milchmann
Judith Furse ... Doctor Crow

John Bluthal ... Head Waiter / Doctor Crow - voice
Renee Houston ... Madame
Jack Taylor ... Thug
Tom Clegg ... Doorman
Bill Cummings ... Thug
Gertan Klauber ... Code Clerk (as Gerton Klauber)
Frank Forsyth ... Professor Stark

Norman Mitchell ... Native Policeman
Anthony Baird ... Guard
Derek Sydney ... Algerian Gent
Patrick Durkin ... Guard
Jill Mai Meredith ... Cigarette Girl
Hugh Futcher ... Bed-of-Nails Native
Angela Ellison ... Cloakroom Girl
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gloria Best ... Funhouse Girl (uncredited)
Cyril Chamberlain ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Pauline Chamberlain ... Train Passenger (uncredited)
Marian Collins ... Amazon Guard (uncredited)
Sally Douglas ... Amazon Guard (uncredited)
Nora Gordon ... Elderly Woman (uncredited)
Olive Gregg ... Sergeant (voice) (uncredited)
John Jardine ... Guard (uncredited)
Judi Johnson ... Funhouse Girl (uncredited)
Maya Koumani ... Amazon Guard (uncredited)
Tutte Lemkow ... Man in Marketplace (uncredited)
Jane Lumb ... Amazon Guard (uncredited)
Jonathan Newth ... Guard (uncredited)
Christine Rodgers ... Amazon Guard (uncredited)
Vicki Smith ... Amazon Guard (uncredited)
Virginia Tyler ... Funhouse Girl (uncredited)
Audrey Wilson ... Amazon Guard (uncredited)

Directed by
Gerald Thomas 
 
Writing credits
Talbot Rothwell (original screenplay) and
Sid Colin (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
Alex Vetchinsky  (as A. Vetchinsky)
 
Costume Design by
Yvonne Caffin 
 
Makeup Department
Biddy Chrystal .... hairdressing
W.T. Partleton .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Donald Toms .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Peter Bolton .... assistant director
Nigel Wooll .... third assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Bill Daniels .... sound recordist
Christopher Lancaster .... sound editor
C.C. Stevens .... sound recordist
Charlie McFadden .... boom operator (uncredited)
Otto Snel .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Wally Armitage .... special effects supervisor (uncredited)
Martin Gutteridge .... special effects (uncredited)
Jimmy Harris .... special effects (uncredited)
Fred Heather .... special effects (uncredited)
Garth Inns .... special effects (uncredited)
Jimmy Ward .... special effects (uncredited)
Jack Woodbridge .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Godfrey A. Godar .... camera operator (as Godfrey Godar)
 
Music Department
Eric Rogers .... conductor
 
Other crew
Nat Cohen .... presenter
Penny Daniels .... continuity
Stuart Levy .... presenter
 
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Runtime:
87 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:G (DVD rating) | Australia:PG (VHS rating) | Australia:G (theatrical) | UK:A (original rating) (passed with cuts) | UK:U (tv rating) | UK:U (video rating) (1988) (2001) (2006)

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Trivia:
Fourth of five appearances of actor Eric Barker in a "Carry On" movie with his final turn in one not being for about another fourteen years until Carry on Emmannuelle (1978).See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: British Army sentries at the entrance to the secret research institute are armed with MP40 sub-machine guns - used by the German Army in World War Two. For the time of the film's production they should have had either the L1A1 self loading rifle or the L2A1 Sterling Sub Machine gun (although it would have been more forgivable if they had used the forerunners to these, the SMLE bolt action rifle and Sten machine gun as oppose to WW2 German weapons).See more »
Quotes:
Doctor Crow:I am Doctor Crow. You are surprised?
Daphne Honeybutt aka Agent Brown Cow:Yes, I am! I expected you to be a man... or a woman.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Cor, Blimey! (2000) (TV)See more »

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10 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Simple and a lot of fun, 13 June 2010
Author: TheLittleSongbird from United Kingdom

This movie is not the best of the Carry on franchise but it works very well. Yes even with one or two moments of uneven pacing and an underused Dilys Lane, the film is very entertaining, with a nice simple story and some funny dialogue and gags. Carry On Spying is nicely filmed, has a quirky score and the acting is fine(even without Sidney James). Ever the old pros, Kenneth Williams and Charles Hawtrey give it their all and are great fun, while Judith Furse stands out as well. But it is the wonderful Barbara Windsor who steals the show, she was delightful in this movie. Overall, this film is simple and thanks to the acting and dialogue especially is very entertaining as well. 8/10 Bethany Cox

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